The Highway Performance Monitoring System (HPMS) is a federally maintained software product used by staff in the Transportation Information Group for submitting Alaska's highway data to the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA). HPMS is the primary source of transportation data that FHWA uses to determine Alaska's share of millions of dollars in annual federal transportation funds.
HPMS was originally developed in 1978 and is a continuing database of data on each state's transportation network. HPMS contains administrative data (such as Certified Public Road Mileage and Functional Classification) as well as basic road characteristic data on all public roads in the state. Additional data – like pavement data from the Department's Pavement Management System, and traffic data from each regional traffic department is included as well.
The HPMS report and submitted data is used for:
Below are sections of Federal Code related to HPMS:
Fore more detailed information about HPMS reporting, visit the FHWA website.
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