AUSTIN, Texas, September 15, 2021 / PRNewswire-PRWeb / – The South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT) selected AgileAssets to implement a fully integrated transportation asset management solution to improve the safety and quality of the road network in the State. The new solution will help the agency implement a holistic, preservation-based approach to maintaining more than 41,500 miles of roads – the fourth largest state-run road network in United States.
“The SCDOT has demonstrated its commitment to the people of Caroline from the south moving forward even during the COVID pandemic to assess options and select a solution that will deliver the most benefits in terms of safer, more sustainable roads and the highest return on infrastructure investments funded by taxpayers, ” said Stuart Hudson, PE, Founder and CEO of AgileAssets. “Even working remotely, SCDOT staff took on this monumental procurement project and completed it to complete the year-long process. “
SCDOT has made the strategic decision to implement a single-source multimodule solution that provides a single platform to manage all of the agency’s road assets, pavements, fleet vehicles and equipment to facilities, lights traffic, signs, intelligent transport. system technologies (ITS), right-of-way properties, bridge inventory, and more. The integrated AgileAssets solution will support the full lifecycle management of all these assets and facilitate project coordination across the majority of SCDOT business units responsible for asset management.
The solution includes the following AgileAssets products: Pavement Analyst ™, Maintenance Manager ™, Fleet & Equipment Manager ™, Facilities Manager ™, Signal and ITS Manager ™, Sign Manager ™, Right of Way Manager ™, Structures Gateway ™, LRS Gateway ™, and Portfolio Analyst ™. It will integrate with SCDOT’s Linear Referencing System (LRS) and Esri® ArcGIS products, providing seamless mapping and spatial analysis capabilities.
By providing a unified data source, advanced analytics and rich reporting functionality, the solution will help SCDOT make more informed decisions for day-to-day maintenance activities as well as long-term planning. Using the Portfolio Analyst ™ module, SCDOT will even be able to make strategic asset tradeoff decisions, identifying the best ways to allocate infrastructure funds to deliver the best benefits for the entire road network.
AgileAssets will deliver the enterprise solution in a cloud-hosted Software as a Service (SaaS) deployment model, which includes all system hardware, software, security, maintenance, support and updates. frequent as part of an annual subscription. With the SaaS solution, SCDOT will have lower initial procurement costs and can be up and running faster on the new system, with less effort from its internal IT staff. SaaS also offers cybersecurity and higher system performance than traditional software delivery models.
During the planned 5-year implementation, with functional software delivered in four phases, AgileAssets’ long-standing business partner, The Kercher Group, a Mott MacDonald company, will work alongside the SCDOT project teams and AgileAssets to provide the agency with engineering expertise and support in several areas.
“We are delighted to embark on this long-term journey to move SCDOT forward towards its transportation asset management goals,” said Greg Earp, Sales Director at AgileAssets. “As US states pay increasing attention to the need for infrastructure renewal, Caroline from the south will be well placed to provide a more reliable and efficient road network for decades to come. “
About agile assets
AgileAssets is a leading global provider of SaaS and mobile solutions for the lifecycle management of transportation assets. From advanced analytics and strategic decision-making to day-to-day maintenance operations, AgileAssets solutions help cities, counties, states and countries around the world deliver safer, more reliable road networks and get the best return. on investment in infrastructure.
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