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Guidance and Tools to Improve the Core Elements of State Quality Assurance Programs

Project Information

Project ID: 
FHWA-PROJ-13-0019
Project Status: 
Active
Start Date: 
Friday, January 24, 2014
End Date: 
Thursday, January 25, 2018
FHWA Program: 
Infrastructure
FHWA Subprogram: 
Asset Management
FHWA Topics: 
Roads and Bridges--Construction and Project Management; Roads and Bridges--Pavement and Materials; Roads and Bridges--Structures; Roads and Bridges--Design; Roads and Bridges--Asset Management
TRT Terms: 
Quality Assurance; Infrastructure; Research; Highways; Construction; Project Management; Pavements
FHWA Discipline: 
Construction and Project Management, Pavement and Materials, Structures, Geotechnical, Design
TRB Subject Area: 
Construction, Pavements, Data and Information Technology, Geotechnology, Highways, Maintenance and Preservation, Materials, Research, Law

Contact Information

First Name: 
Matthew
Last Name: 
Corrigan
Telephone: 
(202) 493-3365
Email Address: 
Team: 
Infrastructure Analysis and Construction Team
Office:
Office of Infrastructure Research and Development
Office Code: 
HRDI-20

Project Details

Project Description: 

Develop improved guidance for highway quality assurance practices.

Goals:

Develop guidance documents for improved quality assurance (QA) on highway projects. Create task orders to accomplish QA improvement tasks.

Deliverables

Deliverable Name: 
Guidance documents, training, and simple software for developing and improving quality assurance core elements.
Deliverable Type: 
Research report or guidelines
Deliverable Description: 
Improved guidance for highway quality assurance.
Deliverable Name: 
Development of a Manual Using Nondestructive Testing and Case Studies on Precast Concrete Elements in Highway Construction
Deliverable Type: 
Research report or guidelines
Deliverable Description: 
Guidance Manual