Streamlining Road Construction With AIAuthor/Presenter: Tatum, Adrian
This article examines the integration of generative Artificial Intelligence (AI) into road construction management, emphasizing its role in optimizing traffic management and project scheduling. With the UK government’s ambitious plan to resurface thousands of miles of roads, the demand for efficient road repair and maintenance solutions is paramount. Through case studies and examples, the article showcases how AI technologies, particularly ALICE Technologies’ construction simulation platform, streamline project planning, decision-making, and scheduling processes. Moreover, AI enables real-time monitoring of productivity rates, early detection of potential delays, and consideration of environmental factors like carbon emissions and sustainable materials usage. By harnessing AI, road construction stakeholders can enhance project efficiency, meet deadlines, and mitigate budgetary risks, thereby contributing to the smooth functioning of transportation networks amidst increasing traffic demands.