August 24, 2018


Peninsula Higher Education Center
Old Dominion University
600 Butler Farm Rd.  Suite 2200
Hampton, VA 23666

Contact Hours



This course provides participants with the basic concepts of road surface management including inventory, distress identification, condition survey, strategies, programs, budgets, and field surveys. A Road Surface Management Systems software demonstration will also be conducted during this course.

We will first look at the reasons your roads break up and have a short review of how roads deteriorate, how they are designed.  We will then discuss the components of a Pavement Management system.

Part of the afternoon will be spent performing an actual condition survey done by you on a nearby street.


8:15am: Introduction

– Why your roads break up

– Budgets

– RSMS,system

– Levels of analysis

9:15: Process

– Inventory

– Condition

– Strategies

– Priorities

– Programs

– Budgets

9:45am: Distress Analysis

– Types

– Severity

10:30am: Strategies

– Routine Maintenance

– Preventive Maintenance

– Deferred Action

– Rehabilitation

– Reconstruction

12:00pm: Lunch

12:30pm: Types of Maintenance

1:45pm: Decision Trees

2:00pm: On Site Condition Surveys

3:00pm: RSMS Software Demo

3:30pm: Q&A


Edwin Stellfox

Mr. Edwin C. Stellfox is a civil engineer and former director of the Maryland LTAP Center.  He has a B.S. in Civil Engineering, a Master’s in Education from Penn State University and over 45 years experience in Public Works with 30 years transferring transportation technology with the LTAP Program.

Who Should Attend

This course is of value to public official concerned abou the condition of their roads and the cost of maintenance, Also engineers, public works directors, municipal managers, foremen and anyone else involved in management, budgeting, maintenance of municipal roads.

Registration and Payment

The following registration fees cover the session, all course materials and meals:

Local Government: $75.00
State/Federal: $125.00
Private Industry: $300.00

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