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... 1 January 31, 2022 Ms. Stephanie Pollock Deputy Administrator Federal Highway Administration U.S.
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... 2 produced some useful products and results over the past year and continued to improve user accessibility to data and information. In the second section, some strategic issues are identified with an eye to how the program can maintain future relevance to state departments of transportation (DOTs)
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... 3 projects have been completed, mostly by FHWA, but also with significant assistance from the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) by approving projects undertaken by the National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP)
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... 4 cause sufficient cracking or wear to accelerate deterioration. The committee looks forward to seeing the results of the analysis incorporating all of the data collected during the experiment.
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... 5 positions. The last significant LTPP effort to collect pavement performance data, on warm-mix asphalt, did not gain the level of state participation for data collection that had been desired.
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... 6  materials lab testing, including accelerated tests, to compare materials performance;  continued refinement of knowledge about non-destructive condition assessment technologies to assess asset condition, as being developed and shared through FHWA's NDE lab;  long-term condition monitoring of asset performance when other approaches are inadequate; and  tool development. The committee is aware that broad elements of these activities are in place at FHWA and across the states, but is not aware if FHWA and the state DOTs have a common vision and are working toward specific agreed-upon objectives such as these.
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... 7 The committee elaborates on specific potential elements of the proposed plan in the following sections. Regional Customers and Partners As noted above, the plan should recognize the problem of sustaining partners for a national program when these partners have different questions, concerns, and items to be monitored or evaluated based on local conditions, materials, climate, and so forth.
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... 8 collection before these data would be suitable for analysis, but planning could begin for the types of analyses that might be done. The committee recognizes that some of the ideas suggested above may not turn out to be practical, but it also believes that the LTIP needs to develop a plan and strategy using concepts such as the ones outlined above that will further develop support among asset owner analysts and extend that support among the leadership of state DOTs and AASHTO.

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