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NCHRP Synthesis 20-05/Topic 37-06 [Final (Synthesis)]

Emerging Technologies for Construction Delivery
[ NCHRP 20-05 (Synthesis of Information Related to Highway Practices) ]

  Project Data
Funds: $29,000
Staff Responsibility: Jon M. Williams
Effective Date: 10/15/2005
Completion Date: 12/31/2006
Fiscal Year: 2005

TRB’s National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP) Synthesis 372: Emerging Technologies for Construction Delivery explores the use of five emerging technologies for transportation construction projects: global positioning systems for layout, machine guidance, and quantity tracking; handheld computers for construction records; automated temperature tracking for concrete maturity monitoring; four-dimensional computer-aided drafting modeling for constructability analysis and improved communications; and web-based video cameras for remote project monitoring.  The final report is at http://trb.org/news/blurb_detail.asp?id=8659

 


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