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Publication Number:  FHWA-HIF-19-068    Date:  September 2019
Publication Number: FHWA-HIF-19-068
Date: September 2019


Handbook for Including Ancillary Assets Transportation Asset Management Programs

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2. Government Accession No. 3 Recipient's Catalog No.
4. Title and Subtitle

Handbook for Including Ancillary Assets Transportation Asset Management Programs

5. Report Date

September 2019

6. Performing Organization Code


7. Author(s)

Brad W. Allen, P.E., Applied Pavement Technology, Inc.
Prashant Ram, P.E., Applied Pavement Technology, Inc.
Jeremy Koonce, P.E., Collins Engineers, Inc.
Dhooli Raj, P.E., Collins Engineers, Inc.
Stan Burns, P.E., Integrated Inventory, LLC.
Kathryn A. Zimmerman, P.E., Applied Pavement Technology, Inc.
Dr. Omar Smadi, Ph.D. Iowa State University.
Kundayi Mugabe, Applied Pavement Technology, Inc.

8. Performing Organization Report No.

21-1-22024-007 R1

9. Performing Organization Name and Address

Applied Pavement Technology, Inc.
115 West Main Street, Suite 400
Urbana, IL 61801

10. Work Unit No. (TRAIS)
11. Contract or Grant No.


12. Sponsoring Agency Name and Address

Office of Research, Development, and Technology Federal Highway Administration
6300 Georgetown Pike
McLean, VA 22101-2296

13. Type of Report and Period Covered

Final Report
Jan 2018–Sept 2019

14. Sponsoring Agency Code


15. Supplementary Notes

FHWA Contracting Officer's Representative: Morgan Kessler

16. Abstract

This handbook presents a methodology that will aid highway asset owners and maintenance personnel with determining what assets, beyond pavements and bridges, are most important to support their agencies' missions and goals. The methodology prioritizes asset classes and identifies data related to those assets that best support a performance-based approach to managing the condition and utilization of those assets. The methodology is comprehensive, yet flexible, so it may be tailored to each agency's specific needs.

17. Key Words

Asset management, ancillary assets, asset management program, transportation asset management, prioritization, data needs, building information management, reliability-centered maintenance

18. Distribution Statement

No restrictions. This document is available to the public through the National Technical Information Service, Springfield, VA 22161.

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20. Security Classification
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21. No. of Pages


22. Price


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