Leveraging BIM and big data to deliver well maintained highways

Aziz, ZUH, Riaz, Z and Arsalan, M 2017, 'Leveraging BIM and big data to deliver well maintained highways' , Facilities .

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Abstract

The Highway infrastructure is one of the most valuable assets for any state or national Government. Efficient operations of Highways lead to success of national and local economies as well as improve the quality of life of the general public dependent on it.  In order to ensure aging road networks continues to move with its ever increasing number of users, requires maintenance and improvements to the road network at the highest standard. Increasing scrutiny over the cost of maintenance along with increasing pressure from Government and the public for transparency over road network spending, has made a strong case for more efficient management of the Highway road asset and traffic management data. Better management of information could allow for life cycle management of asset data and predictive analytics. This paper focuses on proposing a platform that integrates various technologies and systems of Highways Authority and its supply chain, to allow for continuous flow of data throughout an assets life-cycle, leading to seamless, collaborative and effecting working. The integration takes into account developments in the area of BIM and big data; BIM provides a platform to better integrate information whereas big data can provide analytical platform to draw insights.

Item Type: Article
Schools: Schools > School of the Built Environment
Journal or Publication Title: Facilities
Publisher: Emerald
ISSN: 0263-2772
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Depositing User: ZUH Aziz
Date Deposited: 04 Sep 2017 11:43
Last Modified: 04 Sep 2017 14:02
URI: http://usir.salford.ac.uk/id/eprint/43674

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