Implementation of Road Performance Calculation Models Used in Strategic Planning Systems for Lithuania Conditions

Martynas Jurkevičius, Virgaudas Puodžiukas, Alfredas Laurinavičius


Deficiency or inadequate allocation of road maintenance and development funds leads to total road network degradation. In order to ensure proper condition of road pavement with a limited budget, we need road maintenance optimisation for the entire road network. The road maintenance optimisation can be achieved using knowledge-based strategic planning systems. The collection and analysis of necessary data help design different road maintenance long-term strategies. The output results help select priorities for road maintenance and proper fund allocation. Optimal road maintenance strategy is the way to keep a fairly good road network with available funds. In addition, the road user costs can be reduced. The aim of this paper is to offer a road maintenance management system for Lithuanian conditions. The model will help evaluate the performance of the current road network and prepare a multi-year priority list for road works.


HDM-4; IRI; knowledge-based strategic planning system; long-term planning; performance analysis; road maintenance; RONET

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DOI: 10.7250/bjrbe.2020-15.489


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