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... 5   C H A P T E R   1 Highway infrastructure such as roadways, bridges, and drainage systems is key for the livability, sustainability, and resilience of societies and communities. Inspection of highway infrastructure during construction and maintenance of assets is critical in any transportation system because it ensures conformance with plans, specifications, and material requirements, all of which can affect the life cycle of the asset.
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... 6 Highway Infrastructure Inspection Practices for the Digital Age has proved to be timely and beneficial for inspectors, who play a vital role in overseeing and managing construction processes and asset conditions. A wide variety of digital tools are available to support construction inspection activities and collect digital data for estimation of quantities, verification and acceptance, and creation of as-built records.
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... Introduction 7   infrastructure assets. The literature review covered the following three areas: (1)
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... 8 Highway Infrastructure Inspection Practices for the Digital Age Finally, the case examples were conducted to supplement and validate the findings from the survey and obtain specific methods used to assess the viability, efficiencies, and ROI of inspection technologies, as well as determine how information obtained from these assessment methods is being used. The case examples were selected on the basis of the literature review and survey responses indicating an agency's willingness to participate in the research.

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