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Title:Use of Life Cycle Cost Analysis to Enhance Inspection Planning for Transportation Infrastructure
Principal Investigators:Rebecca Atadero and Mehmet Ozbek
University:Colorado State University
Grant #:69A3551747108 (FAST Act)
Project #:MPC-533
RiP #:01646234
RH Display ID:15723
Keywords:asset management, bridges, costs, inspection, life cycle costing, nondestructive tests


The goal of this study is to develop a Life Cycle Cost Analysis model that incorporates costs associated with different types of inspections in order to provide bridge management decision makers the information they need to most effectively integrate advanced inspection strategies such as NDE methods beyond visual inspection into their inspection practices.

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