NCHRP 20-07 Task 254 Project. Vehicle Size & Weight Management Technology Transfer/Best Practices. NCHRP 20-07; Task 254 Project.
Vehicle Size & Weight Management Technology Transfer/Best Practices
The goal of this initiative is to:
Approach – Information toward State “best practices” in using hardware and software tools for detecting truck size and weight measurements to support enforcement will be identified.
Status – completed in July, 2008.
Approach – Using a sufficient level of detail to enhance technology transfer opportunities, summarize and assimilate essential information gained through the 2006 European Scan.
Status – Completed in July, 2008.
Approach – Research of published literature material and contact with key U.S. points of contact will be summarized and assimilated to support technology transfer throughout the U.S.
Status – Completed in August, 2008.
Approach – An Interim Report presenting the findings generated under Tasks I-III will be prepared including sections on :
Status – The Interim Report was completed at the end of July and distributed to the Panel for review and comments in August, 2008. Included in the delivery of the Interim Report are five “Informational Briefs” as an Appendix.
The “Informational Briefs” included as the Appendix A. to the Interim Report are designed to facilitate vital information sharing. The subjects included in the “Briefs” are:
Status – Drafts of each of the “Briefs” were distributed to the Panel for review and comment in August, 2008.
Approach – Describe the role and requirements for targeted technologies accompanied by:
Status – Scheduled for Fall, 2008.
Approach – Using the information developed in Work Tasks I- III and V, prepare the following outreach material:
Status – Informational Briefs and Presentation Materials to be finalized by end of September and available for AASHTO Annual Meeting in October, 2008.
Approach –Presentations at large-scale meetings and workshops will be coordinated with AASHTO; presentations at:
Status – The project is on schedule to have the appropriate tools and materials available to for the October, 2008, and February, 2009, meetings, at a minimum.
Approach – Prepare and submit a Final Report that includes copies of the “Informational Briefs” and Presentation Materials. The Final Report will include:
Status – The project is on schedule for delivery of the Final Report in the Summer, 2009.