Independent Verification and Validation (IV&V) of Pavement Data Collection, Virginia DOT

Pavement Engineering: Pavement Management
Pavement Engineering: Quality Assurance
Key Services: 
  • Pavement Management
  • Data Quality Management
  • Independent Verification & Validation (IV&V)
  • Quality Assurance

Gather, evaluate, and assemble pavement condition data for Interstate, Primary, and selected Secondary route pavement sections in the Commonwealth of Virginia using state-of-the-practice, automated technologies in the capture and analysis of pavement data.

QES' responsibilities for this project were to provide state-of-the-art pavement data collection services to the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) - Asset Management Division and provide technical assistance and Independent Verification and Validation (IV&V) on 22,000 miles of Interstate, Primary & Secondary route pavement data, which included ROW digital imaging, pavement roughness, rutting, and distress. QES also developed truck-to-truck precision and bias estimates; reviewed control site data; provided assurance to VDOT that all equipment was functioning within the specified limits for data collection; and provided an IV&V check on all pavement distress rating by performing a 4% sampling of each deliverable.