Boca Raton, Florida (ESRA) February 1, 2006- Each year, billions of dollars are spent on highway maintenance and construction
costs in the United States. The overloaded truck, whether legal or illegal, contributes to premature pavement damage. A lack of automation
and cutting edge technologies tend to burden commercial vehicle enforcement agents.
of sophisticated proprietary pavement damage estimation tools. The ESRA SPDE ™ is an integrated application that estimates pavement
damage due to overweight vehicles. Rapid quantification of pavement damage ultimately improves motorist safety and reduces time and
expenses associated with labor and training. The ESRA SPDE ™ may therefore save government agencies and contractors millions in
pavement expenses and estimation techniques
The ESRA SPDE ™ has also been successfully deployed in several government settings.
“With the movement toward the Mechanistic-Empirical design approach there is strong potential for ESRA SPDE results to play a part in
developing more efficient and reliable pavement structures… all indications are such an undertaking could pay dividends for VTrans."
an ideal innovation for transportation departments, pavement contractors, trucking industries, petroleum companies, public utilities,
highway safety patrols, engineering companies, and numerous government agencies.
For further information on the ESRA SPDE ™, please contact ESRA at 1+561+361+0004 or E-mail.