This guide identifies data needs for pavement management systems. It also addresses the relative importance of various types of pavement data.
This guide was developed for use by federal, state, and local agencies, as well as consultants who provide services to those agencies.
This guide describes a process and provides a set of recommendations that any agency may use to develop a plan for acquiring pavement management data. Any individual agency may justifiably assign higher or lower priority to specified data items depending on their needs and policy.
This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.