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Iowa State University ~ University of Missouri-Columbia ~ Lincoln University
University of Missouri-Kansas City ~ University of Missouri-St. Louis ~ University of Northern Iowa
Highway Assets for
Final Report—October 2003
the Research and Special Programs Administration,
U.S. Department of Transportation,
University Transportation Centers Project MTC-2001-02
the Iowa Department of Transportation
CTRE Management Project 01-98
APPLICATION OF ADVANCED REMOTE SENSING TECHNOLOGY
TO ASSET MANAGEMENT
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who are responsible for the facts and the accuracy of the information presented herein. This
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versity Transportation Centers Program, in the interest of information exchange. The U.S. Govern-
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implement innovative methods, materials, and technologies for improving transportation effi-
ciency, safety, and reliability while improving the learning environment of students, faculty, and
staff in transportation-related fields.
Technical Report Documentation Page
1. Report No.
2. Government Accession No.
3. Recipient’s Catalog No.
4. Title and Subtitle
5. Report Date
6. Performing Organization Code
Remote Sensing (LIDAR) for Management of Highway Assets for Safety
8. Performing Organization Report No.
Aemal Khattak and Mukunda Gopalakrishna
9. Performing Organization Name and Address
10. Work Unit No. (TRAIS)
11. Contract or Grant