Utilizing geographic information systems in pavement maintenance applications: Baghdad university as case study

Mahmood S. Hashim, Ahmed M. Abdulhadi, Muntadher J. Taher


management of the paved network system is a critical issue that always has been the main focus not just in this university, but also to other educational institutions and organizations At the University of Baghdad. These extensive networks are crucial systems at the university as it does not just include the roads, parking spaces, pedestrians' lanes, and sidewalks around the university campus, but also is also extended to a large-scale area, including the bus stations and terminals. This research is conducted in order to set up a smooth and reliable Pavement Maintenance Management System (PMMS) for the university's road lanes and parking spaces. A thorough analysis of related past studies has been done on the PMMS projects in Iraq and other countries to gain a comprehensive understanding on this topic. A PAVER system software is adopted in the study in order to develop a complete and integrated database and the GIS-based map layers for the road pavement and other extended engineering features. While there are past studies discussing the Maintenance and Rehabilitation (M&R) system for road pavement networks, though the systemic approach and forecast method is still missing. Hence, this project is conducted to help in providing a structural M&R system for the pavement networks.

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