Streetwise: A Simplified Local Agency Pavement Management System

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Manual Manager
Bob Brooks
Highways and Local Programs
Project management system for local agencies

A simplified, noncomputerized pavement management system developed for use by small local agencies with limited resources. Streetwise uses five pavement distresses to evaluate and score asphalt pavements. Streetwise is incorporated with a copy of a Guide for Local Agency Pavement Managers. A computerized version of streetwise is available.

Slow down on ice and snow.

It's easier to skid or lose control traveling at higher speeds. Give yourself more time to stop.

Carry chains, practice installing them.

Winter conditions could mean chains are required on your route. Practice putting them on your vehicle ahead of time.

Pack your winter car kit.

Carry extra supplies like warm clothing, ice scraper and brush, jumper cables and other emergency items.