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17 September 2024 | 10:00am MT

Leveraging GIS for Effective Integrated Roadway Asset Management

GIS can play a transformative role in enhancing sign, signal, and streetlight management for safer and more efficient roadways. Attend this session for a comprehensive guide on implementing GIS, with real-world examples, interactive discussions, and practical steps tailored for effective roadway asset management.









Roadway asset management is a comprehensive approach focused on maintaining, upgrading, and efficiently operating road networks, particularly in urban areas. This multifaceted process encompasses regular maintenance, the integration of advanced technology, harmonious urban infrastructure planning, and prioritizing safety and efficiency. 

The cornerstone of this approach is regular maintenance, crucial for ensuring road safety and longevity. It involves routine inspections, repairs, and upgrades to the roadway infrastructure, which includes not only the pavement but also associated features like signage, lighting, and drainage systems. This proactive maintenance helps prevent major breakdowns and reduces long-term costs.

Technology plays a pivotal role in modern roadway asset management. Real-time traffic data, advanced monitoring systems, and digital displays are employed to optimize traffic flow and make informed maintenance decisions. This technological integration allows for more dynamic and responsive management of roadways.

Urban infrastructure synergy is another key aspect. Roadway asset management is designed to coexist seamlessly with other elements of urban life, such as pedestrian pathways, public transportation, and surrounding buildings. This integration ensures that road maintenance and upgrades enhance, rather than disrupt, urban life.

Finally, safety and efficiency are paramount. Effective roadway asset management involves implementing strict safety protocols for both workers and the public, while ensuring that roadworks cause minimal disruption to traffic flow. This balance is critical in maintaining the functionality and safety of urban roadways, making roadway asset management an essential element of modern city planning and development.

GISP Points

This event may qualify for GIS Certification Institute continuing education credits.

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  • City Planners

  • Transportation Engineers

  • GIS Analysts

  • Public Works Directors

  • Traffic Management Coordinators

  • Infrastructure Managers

  • Urban Development Specialists

  • Roadway Maintenance Supervisors

  • Municipal Government Executives

  • Environmental Planners

  • Asset Management Coordinators

  • IT Directors in Local Government

  • Sustainability Officers

  • Data Analysts (with a focus on public

  • Streetlighting Managers


Key takeaways:

  • Importance of Regular Maintenance: The images highlight the critical role of regular maintenance in ensuring road safety and efficiency. The presence of workers and equipment like road rollers and traffic cones emphasizes the ongoing efforts required to keep roads in optimal condition.

  • Integration of Technology: The use of digital displays showing real-time traffic data and road conditions illustrates the integration of technology in modern roadway asset management. This technology helps in efficient traffic management and timely maintenance decisions.

  • Urban Infrastructure Synergy: The scenes depict a harmonious blend of road maintenance activities with the urban environment. Modern buildings, well-maintained sidewalks, and pedestrian areas coexist alongside the roadwork, showcasing a well-planned urban infrastructure.

  • Safety and Efficiency: The images underscore the importance of safety measures in roadway asset management. Workers wearing safety gear, such as helmets and reflective vests, and the proper demarcation of work areas with traffic cones ensure the safety of both the workers and the public, while maintaining traffic flow.



10:00am - 11:30am
All times in US Denver Mountain time

Conference Format

Hosted on an exciting and interactive virtual event platform, this event series features a virtual auditorium, plus audience interaction via Q&A and Polls.



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