Steinbeis Transfer Center Infrastructure Management in Transportation

Services

  • Expert advice on issues relating to
    • Strategic support in planning processes
    • Maintenance management / Asset management
    • Road safety
    • Road operation / Winter service
    • Digital solutions and BIM in transportation
    • Sustainability assessment in transportation
  • Concept studies, expert assessment, and implementation support
  • Preparation and support in tendering and awarding processes
  • Management consultation for road authorities, including municipal authorities, and for business enterprises
  • Training courses / staff development on specialized topics

Key Areas

  • Strategic support in planning processes
    • Strategic development of transportation networks and management of planning tasks
    • Embedded issues relating to spatial planning
  • Maintenance management / Asset management
    • Conceptual design, development and implementation of maintenance management systems (EMS/PMS) for traffic infrastructure
    • Detailed expert advice on issues relating to asset management in road construction and transportation
    • Establishing of tendering documents and awarding for road condition assessment and evaluation, as well as prioritization for maintenance programs and forecasts of financial requirements
    • Systematic maintenance of municipal transportation areas
    • Quality management systems in road construction and transportation
  • Road safety
    • Expert advice on road safety issues
    • Conceptual design and support with measures for improving road safety
    • Road safety measures for non-motorized road users/ Vulnerable Road Users (VRU)
  • Road operation / Winter service
    • Advisory services on issues relating to road operation and winter service
    • Conceptual design, site selection and calculation for road operation
    • Resource scheduling and tour planning for winter service
    • Application and evaluation of meteorological sensors /RWIS
    • Advisory services on PPP projects
  • Digital solutions and BIM in transportation
    • Conceptual design and implementation of digital solutions in road operation and winter service
    • Implementation of the building information modeling (BIM) method
  • Sustainability assessment in transportation
    • Life cycle assessments / life cycle expenditure calculations
    • Environmental life cycle assessments and sustainability assessments in road sector
    • Environmental Product Declarations (EPDs) in road sector

Project Examples

For the following projects the SU-leaders were in charge:

  • Strategic support in planning processes
    • Evaluation of preliminary survey for launching the plan approval procedure concerning the envisaged highway connection to Baden Airpark regional airport as well as screening of options and check of alternatives (on behalf of Rastatt District Office, since 2016)
    • Improvement for access to industrial zone IKG Haiterbach/Waldachtal (on behalf of Municipality of Haiterbach, 2015 -2016)
    • Road development plan for Calw County (on behalf of Calw County, 2014 - 2015)
    • Scientific advisory services on the development of a climate protection concept (sub-project), bicycle use in Rhine-Neckar County, the city of Mannheim, the city of Heidelberg (on behalf of Rhein-Neckar County, 2014 - 2015)
  • Maintenance management / Asset management
    • Preparation and support for tendering, awarding and running of inventory data acquisition as well as status monitoring and assessment of the road network, in the city of Dortmund (on behalf of Dortmund engineering department, since 2019)
    • Preparation and support with the tendering, awarding and running of status monitoring and assessment of the Berlin senate road network (on behalf of Berlin senate administration; senate administration for the environment, transportation, and climate protection, since 2019)
    • Scientific advisory services on concept development and the setting up of civil engineering and infrastructure management in the city of Münster (TIMM; on behalf of TBA Münster; since 2018)
    • Concept development on future maintenance management of roads in the state of Berlin; preparation for tendering and awarding for EMS software and quality controls on implementation (on behalf of Berlin senate administration; since 2017)
    • Preparation for a request for quotations and quality assurance on condition monitoring and assessment of transportation areas in the city of Baden-Baden, including preparation for maintenance planning (on behalf of city of Baden-Baden, 2017 - 2019)
    • Preparation for a request for quotations and quality assurance on condition monitoring and assessment of roads in the regional state capital of Wiesbaden, including advisory services on the future organization of maintenance management (on behalf of Wiesbaden state capital, 2016 - 2019)
    • Determination of the medium-term financial requirements of municipal authorities and counties, incl. Wiesbaden, Munich, Bielefeld, Siegen, Sigmaringen County, among others (on behalf of Heller Ingenieurgesellschaft mbH, 2011 - 2019)
    • R&D project: Data and methods for the systematic maintenance management of city roads; project involvement as subcontractor of SEP Maerschalk (Munich, 2011 - 2012)
  • Road operation / Winter service
    • R&D project: Safeguarding of safe driving conditions on federal motorways during heavy snowfall (on behalf of Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure, represented by the Federal Highway Research Institute (BASt); since 2019)
    • R&D project: Effectiveness and profitability of de-icing material storage (on behalf of Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure, represented by the Federal Highway Research Institute (BASt); 2017 - 2020)
    • Consulting services focusing on road operation during offer submission for the A49 motorway section at Fritzlar - Ohmtal (on behalf of Herrenwald Consortium, c/o BAM PPP Germany GmbH; 2018 - 2019)
    • Revision of tour planning of winter service for Karlsruhe County (on behalf of Karlsruhe district office road department; 2016 - 2019)
    • Consulting services focusing on road operation during PPP offer submission for A3 motorway section at Biebelried - Fürth/Erlangen (on behalf of Steigerwald Consortium, c/o BAM PPP Germany GmbH; 2017 - 2018)
    • Consulting services focusing on road operation during offer submission for the A10/A24 motorway PPP project (on behalf of BAM PPP Germany GmbH; 2016 - 2017)
    • Advisory services on “capturing monitoring and maintenance activities during maintenance and monitoring on classified roads” (on behalf of Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure; 2015 - 2018)
    • Expert assessment of the organisation of the road department (SBA) in Rastatt County (on behalf of Rastatt district office road construction department, 2014 - 2015)
    • Organisational optimisation of the Bühl city construction yard (on behalf of Bühl City; 2009 – 2011)
  • Digital solutions and BIM in transportation
    • Digital solutions in highway operation - analysis of requirements and general concept (on behalf of Hessen Mobil; since 2020)
    • R&D project: BIM expansion through the introduction of technical construction material information on roads and bridges in an AMS” (on behalf of Austrian Research Promotion Agency (FFG), Vienna, since 2020)
    • Preparation and running of a BIM pilot project in civil engineering (on behalf of AMT Münster, since 2020)
  • Sustainability evaluations in transportation
    • Sustainability assessment for B2Last® modified asphalt (on behalf of BASF SE; 2020)

Media

Steinbeis Transfer Magazine

“You have to set up the system in such a way that it takes economic, environmental, and social factors into account” (Transfer 1/2020)
An interview with Professor Dr.-Ing. Markus Stöckner, Steinbeis Entrepreneur at the Steinbeis Transfer Center for Infrastructure Management in Transportation (IMV)
A sustainable solution to potholes (Transfer 1/2019)
Potential solution provided by a life cycle assessment of transportation infrastructure based on building information modeling
“Probably the biggest challenge at the moment will be to solve mobility systems as part of an overall strategy” (Transfer 1/2017)
An interview with Professor Dr.-Ing. Markus Stöckner, director of the Steinbeis Transfer Center for Infrastructure Management in Transportation

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Contact

Willy-Andreas-Allee 19, D-76131 Karlsruhe
Phone: +49 721 986 158 94
Fax: +49 7251 3043-81
E-mail: SU1284@stw.de
Management: Prof. Dr.-Ing. Markus Stöckner
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Thorsten Cypra
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Christian Holldorb
(Stand: 06/23/2020)

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