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Federal Highway Administration Research and Technology
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Publication Number: FHWA-HRT-08-065
Date: November 2008
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This document provides information on the compliance of the Long Term Pavement Performance (LTPP) program with the guidelines the Department of Transportation (DOT) issued Information Dissemination Quality Guidelines (IDQG). These guidelines were developed in response to requirements of Section 515 of the Treasury and General Government Appropriations Act for fiscal year (FY) 2001. The purpose of the guidelines is to ensure and maximize the quality, utility, objectivity, and integrity of information that is disseminated by the Federal government. This document discusses the activities performed under the LTPP program, and it also addresses the policies and procedures established by these guidelines.
The LTPP program is an ongoing and active program. To obtain current information and access to other technical references, LTPP data users should visit the LTPP Web site . LTPP data requests, technical questions, and data user feedback can be submitted to LTPP customer service via e-mail at ltppinfo@.dot.gov.
Gary L. Henderson
Director, Office of Infrastructure
Research and Development
This document is distributed under the sponsorship of the U.S. Department of Transportation in the interest of information exchange. The U.S. Government assumes no liability for its contents or use thereof. This report does not constitute a standard, specification, or regulation.
The U.S. Government does not endorse products or manufacturers. Trade and manufacturers' names appear in this report only because they are considered essential to the object of the document.
The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) provides high-quality information to serve Government, industry, and the public in a manner that promotes public understanding. Standards and policies are used to ensure and maximize the quality, objectivity, utility, and integrity of its information. FHWA periodically reviews quality issues and adjusts its programs and processes to ensure continuous quality improvement.
Technical Report Documentation Page
1. Report No.
2. Government Accession No.
3. Recipient's Catalog No.
4. Title and Subtitle
Long-Term Pavement Performance Compliance with Department of Transportation Information Dissemination Quality Guidelines
5. Report Date
6. Performing Organization Code
Gary E. Elkins
8. Performing Organization Report No.
9. Performing Organization Name and Address
MACTEC Engineering and Consulting, Inc.
10. Work Unit No. (TRAIS)
11. Contract or Grant No.
12. Sponsoring Agency Name and Address
Office of Infrastructure Research and Development
13. Type of Report and Period Covered
Final Report, August 2004- June 2008
14. Sponsoring Agency Code
15. Supplementary Notes
Contracting Officer's Technical Representative (COTR): Aramis Lopez, Jr., HRDI-13
This document provides information on the compliance of the Long-Term Pavement Performance (LTPP) program with the guidelines the Department of Transportation (DOT) issued Information Dissemination Quality Guidelines (IDQG). These guidelines were developed in response to requirements of Section 515 of the Treasury and General Government Appropriations Act for fiscal year (FY) 2001. The purpose of the guidelines is to ensure and maximize the quality, utility, objectivity, and integrity of information that is disseminated by the Federal government. This document discusses the activities performed under the LTPP program, and it also addresses the policies and procedures established by these guidelines.
17. Key Words
Data quality, experiment design, data dissemination, Federal information dissemination guidelines, information quality, data system planning, data collection design
18. Distribution Statement
No restrictions. This document is available to the public through the National Technical Information Service, Springfield, VA 22161.
19. Security Classif. (of this report)
20. Security Classif. (of this page)
21. No. of Pages
Form DOT F 1700.7 (8-72) Reproduction of completed page authorized
|AADT||Annual average daily traffic|
|AASHO||American Association of State Highway Officials|
|AASHTO||American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials|
|ASTM||American Society for Testing and Materials|
|AVC||Automated vehicle classification|
|AWS||Automated weather station|
|CCC||Canadian Climatic Center|
|DLR||Dynamic load response|
|DMI||Distance Measuring Instrument|
|DOT||Department of Transportation|
|ESAL||Equivalent single-axle load|
|ETG||Expert Task Groups|
|FAR||Federal Acquisition Regulation|
|FHWA||Federal Highway Administration|
|FIPS||Federal Information Processing Standards|
|GPS||General Pavement Studies|
|HPMS||Highway Performance Monitoring System|
|IDQG||Information Dissemination Quality Guidelines|
|IMS||Information Management System|
|ISO||International Organization for Standardization|
|LTPP||Long Term Pavement Performance|
|MEPDG||Mechanistic-Empirical Pavement Design Guide|
|NCDC||National Climatic Data Center|
|NCHRP||National Cooperative Highway Research Program|
|NRC||National Research Council|
|PADIAS||Pavement Distress Analysis System|
|PCC||Portland cement concrete|
|RDBMS||Relational database management system|
|SHRP||Strategic Highway Research Program|
|SI||International System of Units|
|SMP||Seasonal Monitoring Program|
|SPR||Software Performance Report|
|SPS||Specific Pavement Studies|
|SQL||Standard Query Language|
|TFHRC||Turner-Fairbank Highway Research Center|