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The Road Pavement Condition Index (PCI) Evaluation and Maintenance: A Case Study of Yemen

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  • Karim Fareed M. A.

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  • Rubasi Khaled Abdul Haleem
  • Saleh Ali Abdo

    (Faculty of Engineering, University of Aden, Yemen)

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The pavement condition index (PCI) is a simple, convenient and inexpensive way to monitor the condition of the surface of roads, identify maintenance and rehabilitation (M-and-R) needs as well as ensure that road maintenance budgets are spent wisely. In this research, the pavement condition was evaluated in terms of the surface distresses existing at the time of the field evaluation. The PCI procedure was used in this research because it deals with the subject of pavement distress identification most comprehensively and is based on a sound statistical technique of pavement sampling.

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  • Karim Fareed M. A. & Rubasi Khaled Abdul Haleem & Saleh Ali Abdo, 2016. "The Road Pavement Condition Index (PCI) Evaluation and Maintenance: A Case Study of Yemen," Organization, Technology and Management in Construction, Sciendo, vol. 8(1), pages 1446-1455, December.
  • Handle: RePEc:vrs:otamic:v:8:y:2016:i:1:p:1446-1455:n:8
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