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Title: Highway filter drains: precursors for maintenance management
Authors: Stylianides, Theodoros
Frost, Matthew W.
Fleming, Paul R.
El-Jaber, Ali
Mageean, Mark
Huetson, Andrew
Klimczak, Tomasz
Keywords: Maintenance & inspection
Roads & highways
Issue Date: 2015
Publisher: © ICE publishing
Citation: STYLIANIDES, T. ...et al., 2015. Highway filter drains: precursors for maintenance management. UK, Infrastructure Asset Management, 2 (4), pp.159-172
Abstract: This paper conceptualises and presents a number of asset management building blocks required to establish holistic management for highway filter drains in the UK roads network. This is accomplished by evaluating current maintenance and management thinking and by identifying how existing strategies are lacking and potentially unsustainable. A condition assessment regime is hence described, tied to a measure of filter drain level of service (drainability) and an asset-specific ageing/renewal model that adopts six discreet condition bands is proposed. For this model to hold true, the Markov process is assumed to represent cumulative damage in a network. Drawing from relevant asset management concepts, a decision support tool to inform and optimise managerial decisions in respect to maintenance planning and resources allocation is also described.
Description: This is an Open Access article published by ICE and distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution Licence, https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/.
Sponsor: The research work described in this paper has been funded by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC), Transport Scotland (TS), Connect Roads, Balfour Beatty and PTS.
Version: Published
DOI: 10.1680/jinam.15.00005
URI: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/2134/19482
Publisher Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1680/jinam.15.00005
ISSN: 2053-0242
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