Local Road Data Integration at GDOT

Local Road Data Integration at
Jane Smith, GDOT OTD
Eric McRae, UGA ITOS
The Facts
 Georgia State Code 32-4-2(b)
 The department shall keep written records of the
mileage on all public roads
 Georgia State Code 32-4-41(4) and 32-4-91(b)
 Notify the department within three months that
road is added or abandoned
 Notification shall be accompanied by a map or
The Issue
 GDOT collects road information on all public
 FHWA is requiring more data
 Diminishing resources and funding
 Antiquated methods of collection
 Counties and Cities already collecting
information at higher resolution
The Solution
 Create an integrated State Data Framework
 Work with local governments to secure data
 Less repetition than having multiple groups
collecting same information
 More accurate line work
Potential Data Sources
 Road Centerline files
 Tax Assessor CAMA Files
 Road Names & Paved/Unpaved
 911 Centerline files
 Parcel Datasets
 Public Works
Local Benefits
 Seamless integration with state data sets
 More accurate depiction of county mileage for
decision makers
 GIS serves as the notification
 Local data can be returned with existing GDOT
 More accurate county maps
Benefits to State
 More complete road coverage
 Reduction of duplicative effort
 Conduit to federal agencies for local
 Better data for State Emergency Response
 Access to more accurate information
The Methodology

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