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September 26, 2013
Objective
• Technology can help…
– Manage Infrastructure
– Meet Regulations
• Tools which will…
– Optimize Budgets
– Bette...
2013 ASCE National Report Card
2010 ASCE PA Report Card
Bridges
C
Roads
D-
Dams and Levees
C-
Schools
B-
Drinking Water
D+
Solid Waste
B-
Freight Rail
B
...
Pennsylvania Key Facts
• Transportation
– 5,540 of the 22,669 bridges in Pennsylvania
(24.4%) are considered structurally ...
Pennsylvania Key Facts
• Roads
– 57% of Pennsylvania’s roads are in poor or
mediocre condition
– Pennsylvania has 121,772 ...
What does your report card look like?
Infrastructure Grade
Bridges A B C D F
Drinking Water A B C D F
Parks and Recreation...
Gov. Corbett’s Transportation Plan
Transportation Mode
Investment by
Year 1 (est.)
Investment by
Year 5 (est.)
State Roads...
Cost of Inaction
0
4,000
8,000
12,000
16,000
20,000
24,000
MilesofState-OwnedHighwayswithPoorIRI*
Impact on Roughness of S...
Cost of Inaction
Driving on roads in need of
repair costs Pennsylvania
motorists $2.947 billion a
year in extra vehicle re...
In The News
Source: The York Dispatch
In The News
Source: Infographic: Commuters Have Changed, So Must Our Infrastructure
What we don’t want to see…
Municipal Responsibilities
• Roads
• Bridges (< 20’-0” span)
• Parks
• Storm Water Facilities & Conveyance
• Police, Fire ...
Infrastructure Costs
• Recent study in six (6) Lancaster municipalities
– Dedicated stormwater user fee
• Population range...
Municipal Resources
Optimize Your Budget
• Asset Management
– Inventory
– Condition
– Cost Assessment
• Regulatory Compliance
– Compliance cos...
Cost Effective Decisions
• Blending Asset Management with Regulatory
Compliance
– Limited budgets means dollars must be st...
Technology Creates Valuable Tools
• Making effective decisions
• Optimizing budgets
• Addressing infrastructure conditions...
• Geographic Information Systems
– Then
• Costly software and hardware
• Trained technicians
• Expensive initial base mapp...
• Geographic Information Systems
– Now
• Free online tools
• Data available online to supplement database
• Mobile and bro...
Real Examples
• York County
– Bridge Inspection and Maintenance
• City of York
– MS4
• Springfield Township
– Land Plannin...
York County
City of York
Springfield Township
Dickinson Township
Perspective
Service: Average Cost Yearly:
Cable Television $1,536
Water and Sewer $960
Cellular Phone $852
Telephone (land...
Objective
• Technology can help…
– Manage Infrastructure
– Meet Regulations
• Tools which will…
– Optimize Budgets
– Bette...
Questions?
Thank you!
John A. Klinedinst, P.E. Jeffrey S. Shue, P.E.
President/CEO Director of Municipal Services
jak@csdavidson.com ...
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Intersection of Technology and Infrastructure Management: Tools for Stretching your Resources

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C.S. Davidson, Inc. held a fall workshop regarding the Intersection of Technology and Infrastructure Management where guests gathered valuable tools for getting the most out of their municipal resources, learned how to optimize budgets to make cost effective decisions, and get the most bang for their buck.

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Intersection of Technology and Infrastructure Management: Tools for Stretching your Resources

  1. 1. September 26, 2013
  2. 2. Objective • Technology can help… – Manage Infrastructure – Meet Regulations • Tools which will… – Optimize Budgets – Better Manage Municipal Resources
  3. 3. 2013 ASCE National Report Card
  4. 4. 2010 ASCE PA Report Card Bridges C Roads D- Dams and Levees C- Schools B- Drinking Water D+ Solid Waste B- Freight Rail B Stormwater D- Navigable Waterways D+ Transit D- Parks and Recreation B- Wastewater D+
  5. 5. Pennsylvania Key Facts • Transportation – 5,540 of the 22,669 bridges in Pennsylvania (24.4%) are considered structurally deficient – 4,370 of the 22,669 bridges in Pennsylvania (19.3%) are considered functionally obsolete Source: ASCE PA
  6. 6. Pennsylvania Key Facts • Roads – 57% of Pennsylvania’s roads are in poor or mediocre condition – Pennsylvania has 121,772 public road miles – Pennsylvania’s gas tax of 32.3 cents per gallon has not been increased in 6 years Source: ASCE PA
  7. 7. What does your report card look like? Infrastructure Grade Bridges A B C D F Drinking Water A B C D F Parks and Recreation A B C D F Roads A B C D F Storm Water A B C D F Wastewater A B C D F
  8. 8. Gov. Corbett’s Transportation Plan Transportation Mode Investment by Year 1 (est.) Investment by Year 5 (est.) State Roads and Bridges $310 million $1.2 billion Public Transportation $40 million $250 million Local Roads and Bridges $70 million $200 million PA Turnpike Expansion Projects $30 million $85 million Multi-Modal Fund $60 million $80 million TOTAL $510 million $1.8 billion Investment Component* *Based on the current wholesale value of gas
  9. 9. Cost of Inaction 0 4,000 8,000 12,000 16,000 20,000 24,000 MilesofState-OwnedHighwayswithPoorIRI* Impact on Roughness of State-Owned Highways *IRI: International Roughness Index Current Funding New Funding Rougher Roads Smoother Roads
  10. 10. Cost of Inaction Driving on roads in need of repair costs Pennsylvania motorists $2.947 billion a year in extra vehicle repairs and operating costs: $341 per motorist
  11. 11. In The News Source: The York Dispatch
  12. 12. In The News Source: Infographic: Commuters Have Changed, So Must Our Infrastructure
  13. 13. What we don’t want to see…
  14. 14. Municipal Responsibilities • Roads • Bridges (< 20’-0” span) • Parks • Storm Water Facilities & Conveyance • Police, Fire & Emergency Services • Refuse & Recycling • Land Use Regulations (impact above)
  15. 15. Infrastructure Costs • Recent study in six (6) Lancaster municipalities – Dedicated stormwater user fee • Population range 7,365 to 37,768 • Estimated annual cost $50,000 to $2,000,000
  16. 16. Municipal Resources
  17. 17. Optimize Your Budget • Asset Management – Inventory – Condition – Cost Assessment • Regulatory Compliance – Compliance costs and expenditures must align with the asset management
  18. 18. Cost Effective Decisions • Blending Asset Management with Regulatory Compliance – Limited budgets means dollars must be stretched – Increasing responsibility means more tasks to be completed in a more efficient manner – Timeliness of information – Access to the information
  19. 19. Technology Creates Valuable Tools • Making effective decisions • Optimizing budgets • Addressing infrastructure conditions • Best utilized municipal resources
  20. 20. • Geographic Information Systems – Then • Costly software and hardware • Trained technicians • Expensive initial base mapping Technology & Infrastructure Management
  21. 21. • Geographic Information Systems – Now • Free online tools • Data available online to supplement database • Mobile and broad user access • Minimal initial investment Technology & Infrastructure Management
  22. 22. Real Examples • York County – Bridge Inspection and Maintenance • City of York – MS4 • Springfield Township – Land Planning • Dickinson Township – Roadway Management System
  23. 23. York County
  24. 24. City of York
  25. 25. Springfield Township
  26. 26. Dickinson Township
  27. 27. Perspective Service: Average Cost Yearly: Cable Television $1,536 Water and Sewer $960 Cellular Phone $852 Telephone (land line) $360 Transportation Infrastructure (as paid by PA gas tax) $345* * Combined Federal and State gas tax $0.507 per gallon 15,000 miles per year 22 miles per gallon
  28. 28. Objective • Technology can help… – Manage Infrastructure – Meet Regulations • Tools which will… – Optimize Budgets – Better Manage Municipal Resources Are you armed with the information you need to take back to your municipality?
  29. 29. Questions?
  30. 30. Thank you! John A. Klinedinst, P.E. Jeffrey S. Shue, P.E. President/CEO Director of Municipal Services jak@csdavidson.com jss@csdavidson.com

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