This user guide gives an overview of selected tools for road infrastructure management, and explains how they can assist road authorities and contribute to road management. It captures, in a single document, important features of these tools, scattered around in various documents and on various websites. By providing easy access to basic information on these tools, the document intends to promote their use in the region.This overview document is aimed at politicians and high-level decision makers in road authorities and road agencies who may not always have the necessary technical background or time for in-depth study, but forwhom a basic understanding of these tools may be desirable, if not essential. The manual is also intended as an introduction to first-time readers at the technical level. For these readers, this document provides sufficient information and the necessary context to guide them in selecting appropriate tools. It also strives to “wet their appetite” for a more in-depth study of these tools, which is a prerequisite for their application to real-life situations.
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