In the absence of a widespread rail or water transport network, Ireland’s road network plays a vital role in the country’s economy. The road network consists of over 5,300 centreline kilometres of road.
In lieu of a budget increase, UDOT realized they had to work smarter with the resources they had. They started looking internally at their data collection projects, in particular the pavements division.
Centralizing pavement management support services and distributing pavement management decision making to the local agencies efficiently divides responsibilities while encouraging the statewide use of pavement management systems.