California Department of Transportation

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Office of Pavement Management

2389 Gateway Oaks Drive, Suite 200
Sacramento, CA 95833

The primary functions of the Office of Pavement Management are to:

  • Manage, operate, develop, and maintain Caltrans’ Pavement Management System (PaveM)
  • Collect, analyze, and manage automated pavement condition survey (APCS) data
  • Develop and publish the State of the Pavement report (SOP)
  • Maintain pavement project as-built data

PaveM
PaveM utilizes pavement history, current pavement condition, current programmed projects, traffic, and climate data to predict future pavement conditions. It recommends pavement repairs needs using optimized strategies within funding constraints.

APCS
APCS data is a critical PaveM input for current pavement condition and validate pavement performance prediction models. APCS data is collected at highway speeds using specialized vehicles with inertial profilers, transverse laser system, and high resolution cameras. All lanes of the entire State Highway System (SHS) are collected and analyzed along the Caltrans Linear Reference System (LRS). APCS helps the Department in compliance reporting for the Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act. (MAP-21). 

SOP
SOP reports pavement condition statewide and by districts based on the latest pavement condition information from PaveM.  Past SOPs, based on manual pavement condition surveys, can be accessed below:

SOP Archive

2015 2013 2011 2007 2005 2004 2003 2002

1999 1997 1995 1992 1990 1988 1986

Pavement Project As-Built Data

Pavement project as-built data currently includes more than 18,000 records from 1968 to present. It is being continually updated and uploaded into PaveM.  This data is used to track pavement condition and improve pavement performance prediction models.

 

Last updated 3/23/2018.