Roadway Condition Survey Technologies: Past, Presence and Trend
Received Date: April 27, 2019; Published Date: May 07, 2019
Modern highway infrastructure management is deeply involved with a data-driven process, both at project-level and network-level. The vast amount of data come from the roadway conditions. The roadway condition survey technologies have evolved from manual to automated. First, the survey technologies for roadway conditions in the past are reviewed. Second, the on-going popular 3-D technology is highlighted. Third, this article sheds lights on the future trend in the automated survey area involving both hardware and software aspects. Last, the relevant specification/ protocols involved in this area are briefly discussed.
Keywords:Roadway conditions; 3-D Technology; Manual survey; Automated survey