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News » US » Stantec to help investigate highway pavement performance » published 6 Jul 2018

Stantec to help investigate highway pavement performance

The Federal Highway Administration has awarded Stantec a contract as part of its investigations into the long-term performance of different types of pavement.

The work will help highway agencies determine why some pavements outperform others.

Stantec’s US$7.2m contract is for data collection regarding of pavement performance for the Long Term Pavement Performance (LTPP) program.

The LTPP studies program was established under the Strategic Highway Research Program (SHRP) and has four regions across North America. Stantec’s contract encompasses all four regions including North Atlantic, North Central, Southern, and Western.

For each region, the Stantec team will collect pavement performance data, process the information received and enter it into the LTPP Pavement Performance Database.

Data collected and analyzed from each region will provide perspective for the FHWA in understanding the performance of various pavements type. The aim is to apply the information to help highway agencies build and maintain a cost-effective highway system.

The Stantec team has worked as regional support contractors on six previous LTPP support contracts since 1988. This new contract amount is worth US$7.2m in gross revenue and will be in place for up to five years if all options are exercised.

 

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This article was published on 6 Jul 2018 (last updated on 6 Jul 2018).

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