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Preservation: April 2015

Performance measure How we measure it Current report period Goal Goal met Trend Comments
Preservation: Protecting, maintaining and operating Wisconsin's transportation system efficiently by making sound investments that preserve and extend the life of our infrastructure, while protecting our natural environment.
Program effectiveness
Calendar year 2014
Scheduled improvement projects compared to modeled roadway needs (as a percent) Location: 79;
Scope: 59;
Time: 82
Location: 80;
Scope: 65;
Time: 65
  Trend is holding This is a new performance measure for 2014. Analysis and modeling routines are being revised and refined in 2015.
State highway pavement condition
Calendar year 2013
Percent of state highway pavement rated fair or above Backbone: 96.5;
Non-Backbone: 84.6
Backbone: 90;
Non-Backbone: 80
Goal has been met Performance is trending in an unfavorable direction Classification of state highways has changed from Interstate and Non-Interstate to Backbone and Non-Backbone.
State bridge condition
Calendar year 2014
Percent of state bridges rated fair or above 96.7 95.0 Goal has been met Trend is holding State bridge conditions are holding steady and exceeding the goal.
State-owned rail line condition
Calendar year 2014
Percent of state-owned rail line meeting FRA Class 2 Standard (10-25 MPH) 58.7 100.0   Performance is trending in a favorable direction The department added 70 miles of railroad track to the state-owned system in 2014 and continues to invest in the preservation of state-owned rail infrastructure.
Airport pavement condition
Calendar year 2014
Percent of airport pavement rated fair or above 86.0 90.0   Performance is trending in an unfavorable direction There was a two percentage point decrease compared to last year as a result of a change in calculation methodology.
State highway roadside maintenance
Calendar year 2014
Grade point average for the maintenance condition of state highways 2.50 3.0   Performance is trending in an unfavorable direction Conditions decreased slightly in 2014, with routine maintenance agreements and improvement projects funding highway maintenance needs.
Material recycling
State fiscal year 2014
Tons of recycled materials used in projects 1.49 mil. 2.0 mil.   Performance is trending in an unfavorable direction The department is committed to the recycling effort and added recycled steel to the list of recycled materials.

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