What is Pavement Condition Index (PCI), and how is it calculated?

The Pavement Condition Index (PCI) is a measure used to indicate the general condition of a pavement. The method to produce a PCI score is based on a visual survey that notes the number and types of distresses in the pavement. PCI scores range from 0 to 100, where a PCI of 100 is equivalent to a new street and a PCI of 0 is considered a failed street.  A pavement with a PCI score of 70 or above is considered in good condition. Pavements with a score between 50 and 70 are considered in fair condition.  Pavements with a PCI score below 50 are considered at risk or in poor condition. In Fremont, major streets are surveyed every 2 years and all streets are surveyed every 5 years.  After a survey is completed, the PCI scores are updated in real-time using a computer program.

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1. How do you decide which streets to repair?
2. Where does the money for street repair come from?
3. What is Pavement Condition Index (PCI), and how is it calculated?
4. What is our Pavement Condition Index score?