The Zimmer Report: Pavement Condition History

By knowing the construction date or date of last overlay, we can make a prediction of future conditions.  This can be done for individual management units, a property, or for a portfolio. The Figure illustrates six pavement inspection points with predicted conditions. The yellow diamonds present the actual pavement condition […]

The Zimmer Report: Condition Frequency Charts

A property’s Pavement Condition Index (PCI) numbers can be divided into seven levels ranging from Excellent to Failed, and then charted.  We call these figures condition frequency or FREQ charts. They are plotted two different ways, bars and stacked. They present the exact same date, but a user may find […]

Fun with Aerial Photographs

We research property history to determine the pavement age so we can make predictions of future conditions. To do this we use aerial photographs starting with Google Earth Pro. Earth usually has photographs dating back to about 1990. Metropolitan areas may have older photos, for example, Chicago has aerials dating […]

The Zimmer Report: The Small Property Version

For over three decades, we have been refining the pavement management process for pavement owners. The Zimmer Report is the product of our ongoing processes to create useful documents for our clients. The image is of our short report for small properties. These reports will answer your questions about how […]

Has Zimmer Been Here?

“Has Zimmer been here?” is a common question when shopping center companies are doing acquisition due diligence or during a capital budget review.   The reason property owners and managers ask for our report is simple.  Zimmer Consultants produces easily understood, thorough, and reliable pavement management reporting.  The initial report […]