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Analysis of Construction Quality Assurance Procedures on Federally Funded Local Public Agency Projects

Project Information

Project ID: 
FHWA-PROJ-12-0042
Project Abstract: 

This study investigates construction quality assurance practices used on locally administered Federal-aid highway projects. The study covers various types, sizes, and scopes of transportation projects delivered by local public agencies. The study involves collecting, organizing, and analyzing data from various State highway and local public agencies. The research product is a report outlining current quality assurance practices on local public agency projects, including areas of weakness and successful practices.

Goals

(1) Document current construction quality assurance practices used on locally administered Federal-aid projects. This should include materials sampling and testing, as well as inspection.

(2) Identify specific areas of weakness in quality assurance practices on local public agency projects.

(3) Identify existing successful practices that could potentially improve construction quality assurance on locally administered projects.

Research HUB ID: 
7693
Project Status: 
Active
Project Funding Amount (Contract Award Amount): 
$0
Start Date: 
Sunday, September 2, 2012
End Date: 
Sunday, June 1, 2014
Public Access Plan: 
No
FHWA AMRP Program: 
Infrastructure
FHWA AMRP Activity: 
Construction and Project Management
Project Outputs: 

Best practices guidance for quality assurance on locally administered projects.

Contact Information

Team: 
Infrastructure Analysis and Construction Team
Office:
Office of Infrastructure Research and Development
Office Code: 
HRDI-20

Management Organizations

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Organization Role: 
Sponsor Organization
Organization: 
Federal Highway Administration: Office of Research, Development, and Technology
Contact Role: 
Project Lead
Managing Organization: 
Organization Role: 
Project Managing Organization
Organization: 
Federal Highway Administration: Office of Research, Development, and Technology - Office of Infrastructure Research and Development
Contact Role: 
Project Contact
Contact: 
Performing Organization: 
Organization Role: 
Performing Organization
Organization: 
Federal Highway Administration: Office of Research, Development, and Technology - Office of Infrastructure Research and Development
Contact Role: 
Project Contact
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