In 1995, the CMPDD’s MPO began development of a Pavement Management System for the Jackson Metropolitan Area. All non-state maintained arterial and collector roads were prioritized, using Road Surface Management System (RSMS) software, in terms of needed pavement repairs according to three weighted factors: traffic volume, roughness, and road condition. The first prioritized listing of pavement management needs was provided to the District’s Intermodal Technical Committee in 1997.
Since the Office of State Aid of MDOT no longer collects data needed for a Pavement Management System in rural areas of Hinds, Madison and Rankin Counties, the CMPDD has assumed the responsibility for maintaining a pavement management data base in those rural areas as well as the urbanized area. Each year the CMPDD continues to re-inventory the urban and rural areas of the counties, collecting information on a cyclical basis: one county to be inventoried each year so that new data will be available for each county every three years.
For additional information, please contact Scott Burge at (601) 981-1511.