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Indiana Department of Transportation

INDOT > Asset Management > Transportation Asset Management Plan Transportation Asset Management Plan

The Transportation Asset Management Plan (TAMP) is an essential management tool which bring together all related business processes and stakeholders, internal and external, to achieve a common understanding and commitment to improve performance

According to the FHWA, it is a tactical-level document which focuses its analysis, options development, programs, delivery mechanisms, and reporting mechanisms on ensuring that strategic objectives are achieved.

The TAMP must be risk-based and should contain the following elements:

  • A summary listing of the pavement and bridge assets and conditions on the (NHS)
  • Asset management objectives and measures
  • Performance gap identification
  • Lifecycle cost and risk management analysis
  • A financial plan and Investment strategies

INDOT TAMP Objectives

  • Satisfy Federal MAP-21 highway bill requirements.
  • Coordination with Metropolitan and Rural Planning Organizations.
  • Link the TAMP with various planning documents and activities: statewide & regional long-range transportation plan, Freight Mobility Plan, route transfers, ADA transition plans, and complete street initiatives.
  • Formally consider risk and performance criteria in investment decisions.
  • Communicate asset management policies and strategies for more transparent decisions and support of economic development, sustainability, and performance initiatives.
  • Considering whole life costs and incorporating risk management into the asset management process.
  • Perform risk-based tradeoff analysis within and among selected asset types. Identification of lower cost strategies for managing assets through their life cycle.
  • Defined levels of service or performance targets for each asset and assess current condition or performance of assets.
  • Development of investment scenarios for both capital needs and operations and maintenance budgets for each asset type.
  • Development of longer term operations/maintenance investment plans for identified asset types.

Asset Management Team Committees


The Asset Management teams are a critical component to the asset management process. Each asset team committee is typically made up of a chair, vice-chair, and a systems assessment and/or district representatives from each INDOT district. They are responsible for:
  • Looking at the merit of the projects submitted through the call, performing quality assurance of projects
  • Ensuring all submitted projects has the correct support data and information included
  • Developing and adjusting scoring mechanisms to grade and rank projects from high to low
  • Statewide ranking and prioritizing respective assets based on provided information from the call for programming

INDOT Asset Team Chairs

  • Bridge – Jaffar Golkhajeh
  • Mobility – Paul Schmidt
  • Roadway/Pavement – Autumn Young
  • Safety – Mike Holowaty
  • Statewide – Program management group collectively

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