Review of the pavement management system of the Bogotá bike-path network

Gilberto Martínez Arguelles, Luis Guillermo Fuentes, Lina María Torregroza Aldana


The paper presents a review of the Bogota bike-path network management system. The results of the study showed that it is necessary to establish a specific manual for bicycle paths with the potential damage in such structures. The prediction of the distress on the bike paths requires the definition of monitoring sections to feed a database that allows the development of empirical models. The document proposed key elements that must contain an infrastructure management system, such as: models for deterioration development, definition of maintenance standards and social assessment at the stage of prioritizing interventions. These factors should be considered to structure a future version of the bike-path management system. The results of the study showed different topic that must be improved and developed, such as; the definition of a comfort index to bike-path user and the necessity of establishing a maintenance guidebook.

Rev. ing. constr. [online]. 2011, vol.26, n.2, pp. 150-170. ISSN 0718-5073.


Bike-path, pavement management system, maintenance, deterioration models


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