Aug. 26th 2022 | 12:00 PM CDT
How Polk County FL Improved Network Condition and Increased Budgets in just 7 years
In 2015, Polk County, Florida began implementing a proactive approach to pavement management through the use of preservation and recycling. Over the last seven years they’ve doubled the miles treated per year, used proven progress to justify an increase in funds, reduced their backlog, and seen the overall condition of their network improve.
Join Austin Potts, Polk County’s Pavement Manager, as he shares their history, their current toolbox, and their plans for the future. They’ve used predictive modeling to demonstrate the network-level impact of various funding scenarios, and a “worst-first” vs an “optimized” pavement management strategy. A few highlights he’s using to demonstrate the impact of an optimized approach, include:
• Saves $28M overall
• Reduces their backlog by up to $200M, depending on funding levels
• Repairs 42% more roads
• Improves overall network condition significantly
Whether you’re an agency big or small, you’ll walk away with important tips for predictive planning, how to analyze the impact of various pavement management approaches, and how to justify a plan to elected officials.
• Network improvement over time
• Treatment toolbox
• Evaluating Annual Treatment Plans
• Predictive Planning
• Elected Communication
Who should attend?
• Road Managers
• City, County, State & Provincial Agencies
• Consulting Engineers
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