Insights | October 1, 2020

Infrastructure asset management and budgeting in lean economic times

A recent article published by the FCCMA (Florida City and County Management Association) examines how local agencies are managing critical infrastructure in current economic times. The article makes a case for how to effectively navigate through the uncertain times while evaluating budget options through optimization analysis and preservation of...

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Insights | July 10, 2020

AASHTO preservation program sets aim at Local Agency Training

The Transportation System Preservation Technical Services Program (TSP2) was initiated as an efficient means to disseminate information to AASHTO member agencies for preserving their highway infrastructure, including both pavements and bridges. Its principal mission is to serve as a clearinghouse with comprehensive and up-to-date information on efficient and effective preservation measures...

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Insights | June 11, 2020

Check out these presentations by Kercher Group staff on the web!

Understanding Pavement Management – Aaron GerberThe Florida LTAP Center – February 20, 2020 Equipment Specification Development – Henry CanipeWestern States Highway Equipment Managers Meeting – August 18-22, 2019 Equipment Corrosion – Prevention, Mitigation, Assessment & Reporting – Henry CanipeEquipment Management Technical Services Program – July 30-August 2, 2018 Developing...

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Insights | June 13, 2018

Corrosion Conference Workshop hosted by the University of California-Davis

Kercher’s Henry Canipe recently presented at a Corrosion Conference Workshop hosted by the University of California-Davis on fleet-related topics. His presentation can be found by clicking on Read More and following this link.

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Insights | April 30, 2018

2018 FHWA Bridge Preservation Guide

The newly revised 2018 version of the FHWA Bridge Preservation Guide is now available for download (Bridge Preservation Guide). We are pleased with a number of changes that were made since the initial guide was developed and appreciate the work Dave Juntunen put into this version as one of...

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Insights | April 9, 2018

Quotes from National Bridge Preservation Partnership Conference in Orlando April 2018:

George Connor (Alabama DOT, AASHTO Maintenance Committee Chair) at Plenary Session: “I BET you don’t have enough money to do what you need to do.” “Deterioration modeling helps us see the future.”

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Insights | January 12, 2018

Great to catch up with everyone at TRB

It was great to catch up with everyone at TRB 2018 this week! Thanks for all who attended The Kercher Group presentation of Idaho District 6 Network Level Pavement Structural Data Analysis at the TRB AFD20 Committee meeting. This was a collaborative project with Infrasense, NCE, and ARRB to...

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Insights | October 13, 2017

State DOTs Discuss their Fleet Management for Snow and Ice Removal

A recent article published by Government Fleet highlights three states that deal with harsh winters. In the article, the Utah, New Hampshire, and Missouri Departments of Transportation fleet managers recently discussed what it takes to keep their fleets viable. The entire article can be read here. Below is an...

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Insights | September 10, 2016

A Bridge Between Agencies

Virginia’s Woodrow Wilson Bridge exemplifies maintenance procurement process success Below is an excerpt from Roads & Bridges, article written by Adrian Burde, Ken McEntire and Clinton Simpson, contributing authors. Read entire article here. Since 1996, the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) has been using the performance-based maintenance contracting method to...

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