Dynamic Contracting Mechanism for Pavement Maintenance Management

Hatice Cigdem Demirel, Hennes De Ridder
2013 Airfield and Highway Pavement 2013   unpublished
Technological advances, financial possibilities and changes of demands have increasingly affected the pavement maintenance environment for outsourcing in recent years. This induces complexity in the contracting methods of pavement maintenance activities. Despite the fact that current contracting practices on pavement maintenance activities are not sufficient to deal with changes providing the improved level of services. Therefore road agencies are needed to enable appropriate contracting
more » ... contracting methods to provide efficient pavement maintenance for their asset management systems. A suitable contracting mechanism can be mentioned to assist road agencies in finding optimum strategies for providing and managing pavement assets in a serviceable condition per time step. This paper aims to develop an optimal contracting mechanism to aid asset managers and contractors in making cost effective decisions and efficient outsourcing of pavement maintenance activities in asset management system for Dutch road network.
doi:10.1061/9780784413005.061 fatcat:zvjvkwsgs5dg7le3d64xk2fr4e