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Lessons-learned system for highway constructibility Khwaja, Nabeel A ; O'Connor, James T

By: Khwaja, Nabeel AContributor(s): O'Connor, James TPublication details: Transportation Research Record, 2001Description: nr 1761, s. 116-23Subject(s): USA | Road construction | | Motorway | Data base | Technology | Knowledge | Information documentation | 42Bibl.nr: VTI P8167:1761Location: Abstract: A 14.5-km (9-mi) stretch of the North Central Expressway in Dallas, Texas, was reconstructed to increase capacity and improve the geometric design of the freeway. The decade-long reconstruction project is considered by many industry experts to be one of the most complex ever undertaken by the Texas Department of Transportation. Much was learned concerning constructibility of urban freeway reconstruction projects, presenting the opportunity to document lessons and store them in an electronic format. A relational database using Microsoft Access was created to classify and store the lessons for easy retrieval and distribution.
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A 14.5-km (9-mi) stretch of the North Central Expressway in Dallas, Texas, was reconstructed to increase capacity and improve the geometric design of the freeway. The decade-long reconstruction project is considered by many industry experts to be one of the most complex ever undertaken by the Texas Department of Transportation. Much was learned concerning constructibility of urban freeway reconstruction projects, presenting the opportunity to document lessons and store them in an electronic format. A relational database using Microsoft Access was created to classify and store the lessons for easy retrieval and distribution.

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