A Workshop to Address Data Needs to Support Sustainable Decision-Making for Pavements

SPONSOR:  ENGINEERING AND SOFTWARE CONSULTANTS

PI:  Amlan Mukherjee

The objective of this this task order is to organize and conduct a workshop where a report shall be created. outlining good practices and suggested methods for developing and operating a centralized data source, providing convenient access to comprehensive. reliable. transparent, publicly available. and context sensitive LCI data to support a pavement LCA.

Task 1.3.1: Conduct a comprehensive literature review and online search of ongoing efforts related to the development and use of LCI data specifically and LCA in general, within US and internationally, for sustainable transportation infrastructure decision making.

Task 1.3.2: Provide support for holding a two-day workshop and developing the draft report from the workshop discussions.

Task 1.3.3: Develop a draft final report that presents various options identified in Tasks 1.3. i and l.3.2 with benefits and challenges for each. FHWA anticipates that the final report will undergo subsequent editing and layout should FHWA choose to publish the report.

Task 1.3.4: Present draft final report to one selected lead state or local agency.

Task 1.3.5: Finalize and submit the final report. The final report should be prepared as an MS Word file and may include graphics. as appropriate. that are used during the workshop. FHWA anticipates that the report will undergo subsequent editing and layout should FHWA choose to publish the report.

Amlan Mukherjee
Amlan Mukherjee