More than 35 million miles of underground utilities are known to exist in the United States but many more are not identified. That’s why transportation agencies and contractors need every possible advantage to detect and manage utility conflicts and make wise decisions every time a shovel goes into the ground. Through SHRP2, three tools are available to help transportation professionals manage their utility program and save lives, money, and time.
Utility Locating Technologies(R01B),
Identifying and Managing Utility Conflicts(R15B), and
3D Utility Location Data Repository (R01A) address the biggest challenges presented by underground utilities:
Click here to view an overview brochure explaining the linkages between these three products.
Utility Conflict Management Standalone Conflict List Template
Utility Conflict Management Data Model and Database
Utility Conflict Management Training
TRB Guidance Documents
Video Overview of Kentucky Utility and Rail Tracking (KURT) System
The KURT System walks users through a road project’s utility coordination process including a full utility conflict matrix. This video provides a glimpse into the basic functionality of the Kurt System.