Impacts and benefits of implementing BIM on bridge and infrastructure projects
To date, BIM (Building Information Modeling) is not widely utilized in infrastructure asset management. Benefits achieved through implementation in vertical construction, however, suggests that BIM represents significant opportunity for gains in process, material and economic efficiency throughout infrastructure project lifecycles. This research documents the current state of BIM implementation across four (4) regional transportation authorities in the United States. Next it provides a detailed case study analyzing and comparing two current (2013) bridge construction projects, one that uses ...
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