Performance Measures

SEBPP: Survey on the Current Use of Bridge Performance Measures (April, 2016)

The Southeast Bridge Preservation Partnership (SEBPP) conducted a survey of its member agencies to determine what bridge performance measures are being used. This Final Report was prepared by the SEBPP Working Group for Bridge Performance Measures.

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FHWA’s Performance Measures – Two Final Rules

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) has released two final rules outlining new performance measures to improve the condition of the nation’s roads and bridges and assess travel reliability, congestion and emissions at a national level. The rules call for states to account for air quality improvement by establishing performance targets, and greater transparency and accountability in setting and achieving performance targets for several key measures of highway performance, including pavement and bridge condition and travel reliability.

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SCOPM Task Force Findings on National-Level Performance Measures

This 34-page document presents a recommended list of national-level performance measures developed through the AASHTO Standing Committee on Performance Management (SCOPM).

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Performance Measures – SEBPP Working Group

This 4-page Word document presents guidelines to assist an agency to develop performance measures that demonstrate the effectiveness of the agency’s bridge preservation efforts.

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State DOT Comparative Performance Measurement: A Progress Report

AASHTO has recently published a report to synthesize results from the current body of research on state DOT comparative performance measurement, providing readers with a balanced understanding of the value, limitations, and appropriate use of currently available comparative performance measures.

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