El Centro de la Transferencia de Tecnología en Transportación de Puerto Rico ha desarrollado una biblioteca audiovisual técnica que actualmente incluye sobre 300 cintas de vídeo en el formato de VHS y discos compactos (CD).  Los tópicos de los mismos incluyen temas, entre generales, rehabilitación y mantenimiento de pavimentos, tráfico y seguridad, asfalto, equipo de mantenimiento, administración y manejo, y mecánica de suelos. Para solicitar este material técnico, puede llamar al centro al (787)834-6385 de 8am a 4:30pm ET.

Mantenimiento y Operaciones:

Blading Unpaved Roads
Designed to teach operator trainees to understand basic concepts of the construction and maintenance of unpaved roads, perform the required daily maintenance on a motor grader, and operate the grader to maintain unpaved roads.
Budgeting for Rehabilitation
Examines the economic ramification of both full restoration of paved highways, and prioritization of restoration treatments for a pavement.
Idea Store Edition 1
Offers some new ideas on maintenance, engineering, communication, equipment, administration, training, and safety.
Idea Store Edition 2
Offers an easy way to change blades on a motor grader and explains how to figure your gravel loss and other useful ideas.
Idea Store Edition 3
Two different types of lifters for changing plow blades; the proper way to remove and store locking pin on articulated loader from within the cab; a pamphlet on daily maintenance of motor graders; etc.
Idea Store Edition 4
Subjects include: water runoff on rural roads; slush snow and ice build-up on snow removal equipment; road resurfacing; minimizing aggregate loss; use of discarded tires; portable road closed sign display.
Idea Store Edition 5
Subjects include: the horrible hard hat, proper tire inflation, safety programs, proper signing, adopt-a-sign.
Idea Store Edition 6
Roadside wild fowlers, effective signs, PA-DOT's Roads Scholar Program, safety promotion, etc.
Pavement Maintenance
Techniques and procedures to correct, prevent or slow down the deterioration process considering cost and other factors.
Pothole Repair
Discusses basic steps of pothole repair: traffic control, marking, cutting, cleaning, tacking where appropriate, filling, compacting and cleaning up.
Preventive Maintenance / Pothole Repair / Pothole Causes, Cures and Prevention
Condensed version of the causes, cures and prevention of potholes in road surfaces.
Surface Condition Rating System
Focuses on developing a rating system in which priorities can be established and decision can be made as to when a pavement needs maintenance and what procedure should be used in this selection.
Tests in Cement
Provides a visual demonstration and discussion for use and training personnel in the proper procedure for conducting physical test of cement.
CPR For City Streets #1132
Discusses the equipment, materials, and procedures necessary to implement a concrete pavement restoration program in the Portland concrete pavement restoration.
Video Transfer #1: Loader Operation Part I
Loader Operation Part I.
Video Transfer #2: Dump Truck Operation Part I
Dump Truck Operation Part I.
Video Transfer #3: Forklift Operation
Forklift Operation.
Video Transfer #4: Bulldozer Preventive Maintenance.
Bulldozer Preventive Maintenance.
Video Transfer #5: Traffic Control in Moving Operation
Traffic Control in Moving Operation.
Video Transfer #6: Remove Minor Slides S. Cln. Ditches
Remove Minor Slides S. Cln. Ditches.
Video Transfer #7: Maintenance on Hard Surface Permanent Pothole Patching Methods

Maintenance on Hard Surface Permanent Pothole Patching Methods and procedures for the proper maintenance of highway surfaces.

Video Transfer #8: Roller Preventive Maintenance.
Roller Preventive Maintenance.
Video Transfer #9: Maintenance Supervisor's Responsibilities Methods
Maintenance Supervisor's Responsibilities Methods and procedures for the maintenance of Portland Cement Concrete Pavements.
Common Maintenance Problems and Causes
Presentation covers maintenance problems on pavement surfaces, road bases and sub bases, earth and gravel roads, shoulder drainage facilities, bridges, and roadside areas. Program identifies main causes of problems, and guides participants to do the main.
Driver Daily Maintenance of Light Vehicles
Daily preventative maintenance procedures for light vehicles such as pick-ups and station wagons and why these procedures are necessary.
Maintenance Management System
Describes the steps necessary to implement and maintain an efficient street and highway maintenance program.
Pothole Repair in Asphalt Concrete Pavement
A detailed 9-step procedure using proper materials, tools and equipment. The tape shows and explains how to do each step correctly and efficiently, with long-lasting repair results.
Pothole Repair in Surface Treatment Pavement
Outlines an 8-step procedure for surface treated road repairs including the placing of traffic control devices, marking damaged material, filling holes with granular material, compacting fill material, sealing surfaces with liquid asphalt and cover aggregate.
Discusses the planning and coordination to restore wearing surfaces. Noted are the repairs necessary prior to regraveling. equipment and materials are outlined. A 6-step regraveling procedure is presented: placing traffic controls, reshaping and compaction.
Repair of Depressions, Rutting and Corrugations
Presents a basic method for repairing rutted, corrugated, and depressed road surfaces. Covered are steps to fill in low areas with asphalt concrete, and to overlay with a wearing course. Program describes how to use this method with a motor grader in 8.
Smoothing and Reshaping of Earth and Gravel Roads
Videocassette has two parts: smoothing and reshaping. Each part has an equipment requirement, an overview of work steps, and a work step summary. Planning and preparing the work, and checking the cross slopes at straight and curved sections are also covered.
Patching Unpaved Roads
A manual method is described for repairing surface defects such as potholes, ruts, gullies, and soft spots on unpaved roads. An 8-step procedure provides for a long-lasting repair. The proper maintenance practices for preparing the hole, filling it with.
Maintaining Gravel Roads in Arkansas
Discusses the various steps necessary to properly maintain a gravel or rock road-profile, drainage, and surface maintenance.
Pavement Management Systems for Local Administrators
The many benefits that pavement management systems offer local administrators. Alternative ways to start such a system.
Pavement Making Inspection: Thermoplastic
Describes in general terms the role of inspection during the applications of thermoplastic markings.
Pavement Structure Repair Techniques Part I
Detailed presentation of procedures for the maintenance of gravel roads, ditch maintenance, pothole patching, crack sealing and basic traffic control measures.
Pavement Structure Repair Techniques Part II
Detailed presentation of procedures for highway shoulder maintenance and asphalt chip sealing.
Unsurfaced Road Management
How to use the unsurfaced road management system developed by the U.S. Army's Cold Region Research and Engineering Laboratory (USACRREL).
Unsurfaced Road Inspection
How to take measurements for, and record, seven different kinds of unsurfaced road distresses.
Reshaping Earth and Gravel Shoulders
Nine steps are covered the proper procedures for reshaping earth and gravel shoulders (without adding materials) to correct shoulder drop-off, rutting, buildup of material, and excessive weed growth to maintain a safe shoulder with proper cross slope.
Replenishing Earth and Gravel Shoulder
Nine steps are covered on the restoration of gravel shoulders by adding new material. Tape shows the preparation of the existing shoulder, placement and spreading of additional material, and compacting of the material.
Geotextile Installation on Gravel Roads
Shows several installations of geotextiles on Oklahoma gravel roads. It is used to correct soft roads, rutting, and wash boarding conditions.
Technical Advancements For Maintenance Workers (For Chief Administrative Officers)
Describes the development of new materials, equipment, and procedures to help maintenance workers operate more efficiently and safety.
Technical Advancements For Maintenance Workers (For Maintenance Managers & Work Crews)
Research is producing new products and methods of road maintenance that increase efficiency and safety.
SHRP Now Exhibit: 1991 AASHTO Technology Transfer Fair
Topics covered include: Worker Safety, Snow and Ice Control, Highway Maintenance, Concrete, Asphalt, LTPP.
Temporary Pothole Patching
Shows practical instruction on temporary pothole patching.
Permanent Pothole Patching
Shows step by step instruction for placing permanent asphalt patches.
Full Depth Reclamation
Full depth reclamation as a road and street maintenance technique. It is a proven method of structural rehabilitation that is economical and environmentally sound.
MD SPS-5 and SMA: U.S. 15 Pavement Rehabilitation
This videotape shows specific pavement studies designed to develop new design methods, new maintenance methods and new rehabilitation methods.
Maintaining Asphalt Roads, Blade Patching
Discusses major steps, situations, equipment and advantages in using blade patching in road maintenance.
Quality Control of Concrete on Site Part I
This video presents the procedures for sampling concrete, and test methods for temperature and slump.
Quality Control of Concrete on Site Part II
This video examines the test methods for air content and unit weight, plus the procedures for making cylinders and beams for compression and flexural strength tests.
Quality Control of Concrete on Site Part III
This video presents the procedures and applications to highways of water content measurement, thermal effects evaluation, and maturity monitoring.
Quality Control of Concrete on Site Part IV
This video presents the procedures and applications to highways of temperature matched curing, pulse velocity testing, and nuclear density testing.
Alkali-Silica Testing
Alkali-Silica Reactivity (ASR) is one of the mayor causes of cracking in concrete. This video will cover determination, prevention, conventional testing and new test procedures.
Freeze-Thaw Testing
Focuses on freezing and thawing as hazardous to concrete pavements. This video will cover prevention, conventional testing and new test procedures.
Introduction to Rehabilitation of Highway Concrete
First of five videos that address the rehabilitation of highway concrete. It covers partial and full depth repairs, concrete pavement overlays, and bridge deck overlays.
Full-Depth Repair of Jointed Concrete Pavements
This video is intended to pass along SHRP findings under the C-206 project. It features a Users Guide and Specifications.
Early Opening of Full-Depth Concrete Repairs
Fast track technologies and materials have allowed permanent full depth concrete repairs to be made and opened to traffic in less than four hours.
Partial Depth Repair of Concrete Pavement
This video focuses on the proper partial depth repairs of pavements, new materials and mixes and the repair procedures.
Creating Meadows Through Road Maintenance and Construction
Near low volume roads in forests; erosion has created channels so deep that the water tables beneath the meadows has become to low to support vegetation. This video show how to raise the water level at this areas.
Sign Maintenance and Installation
The importance of sign maintenance and installation in preventing serious accidents. It explains traffic control devices and the equipment or tools needed for proper placement of signs.
Sign Maintenance and Installation
The importance of sign maintenance and installation in preventing serious accidents. It explains traffic control devices and the equipment or tools needed for proper placement of signs.
Sign Maintenance and Installation
The importance of sign maintenance and installation in preventing serious accidents. It explains traffic control devices and the equipment or tools needed for proper placement of signs.
Problems with Gravel Roads
The necessity of maintaining gravel roads in good conditions. This part concentrates on environment and materials.
Problems with Gravel Roads
The necessity of maintaining gravel roads in good conditions. This part discusses the common problems caused by gravel roads.
Problems with Gravel Roads
The necessity of maintaining gravel roads in good conditions. This part gives a close look at maintenance equipment and techniques.
What is Anti-Icing?
How to solve problems about Icing. How they developed the Anti-Icing technology.
Anti-Icing for Maintenance for Personnel
Present different forms that can be used to combat icing on the roads, including personnel, equipment, strategies and chemicals.
New Mexico LTAP: Innovative Tumbleweed Removal
This video presents a project of the New Mexico State university advanced manufacturing Center for the removal of tumbleweed in a quickly and efficient way.
Utility cuts in Paired Roads Parts 1 and 2
This video is focused on utility cuts in paved roads, making it effectively and safely with little interrupt of commerce and traffic and without living behind an effective roadway.
Technical Advancements for Maintenance Workers
This program discusses SHRP’s new ways to improve pavement maintenance, snow and ice control and work zone safety.
AEMA Paving the way… to the 21st Century
This video discusses the maintenance of pavements especially the advantages; chemistry, production, storing, handling, sampling and testing of asphalt emulsions.
Contract Maintenance Series: Overview, Supervision
This video discusses how contract maintenance is used around the world. It also presents how an agency makes decisions to make the contract works and how an agency develop and implement a contract maintenance system.
Low Volume Road Series
This series contains: Setting Maintenance Priorities for Low Volume Roads and Managing Maintenance for Low Volume Road.
The New Generation of Snow and Ice Control
This tape contain information about proven snow and ice control strategies being used today by many transportation agencies.
Preventive Maintenance, Project Selection - Right Road - Right Treatment - Right Time
Shows the right way of pavimentation of roads. How to make a better quality road that and the treatment used to the maintenance of the road.
Forest Roads and the Enviroment
A visually pleasing overview of how the road and environment interact with each other. This introduction to mainttenenace of low volume roads highlights several issues that benefit from proper maintenance activities, including water temperature, fish habitat and aggregate surfacing loss.
Reading the Traveled Way
Learn to quickly identify what the road is "saying". This segment focuses on understanding what the condition of the road is and providing insights on how to practively avoid costly repairs by properly addressing the road in its current condition.
(Rutting, washboarding, potholes, destroyed road template, cracks, flours, loss of surfacing, excessive vegetation, water bypassing the surface cross drains, damaged or filled cattleguards, damage to bridges, damage to fords.)
Reading Beyond the Traveled Way
Properly maintained roads require an understanding of what is happening beyond the road surface. Considering the natural functions before beginning maintenance operations can help minimize significant impacts to the road.
(Gullies, cracks and slumps, roadisde ditch, ditch relief culverts, live stream culverts, brush removal).
Smoothing and Reshaping the Traveled Way
This video covers detailed step by step process used for both smoothing and reshaping a road.
Maintaining the Ditch and Surface Cross Drains
This provides comprehensive instructions for correctly constructing and maintaining ditches, culverts and various surface cross drains. Highlighted in this video are surface cross drains such as rolling dips, earthen water bars and interceptor dips.
(Heeling he ditch, pulling the ditch, maintaining surface cross drains, rolling drain dips, interceptor dips, earthen water bars, open- top drainage devices.)
Demographic Trands and Their Influences on Urban Transportation
Factors Affecting US Travel Patterns
"On again, off again: A Guide to Mounting and Dismounting Heavy Equipment"
Winter Maintenance Training Materials
Anti-icing and RWIS Training
This CD-Rom contains a program developed to assist the transportation community to understand and use the information to determine which of the tools to use to provide the best approach to winter maintanance. This program contains seven modules with the final module being a scenario room where the student can take the information that has been learned to solve true winter problems.
Endangered Species Act, Built Smart; Disk 1 & 2
Both CDs discuss on the problems of: population growth, urbanization, industralization, use of fossil fuels, hydro, de-forestation, harvest and hatchery practices that affect the existence of animals and plants in the EU. How to protec the bodies of water in a construccion so it cannot affect the cycle of life of the salmon. And the importance to know and to continue the regulation of the Biological Assesment Progress in our projects of construccion.
Building America
Discuses the evaluation process of HITEC to evaluate new and innovative technologies to fix and maintained existing constructions, and raise security.
High-Performance Concrete (HCP) Implementation Survey results
Documents estimates of crash reduction that might be expected is a specific countermeasure or group of countermeasures is implemented with respect to intersection crashes.
Gravel Road Maintenance: Meeting the Chalenge
DVD: 1)Introduction 2)Correct Roadway Shape 3)Shaping the Roadway 4)Good Surface Gravel 5)Dust Control
CD: FHWA's Gravel Roads: Maintenance and Design Manual
Pavement Preservation Toolbox
Strategies for Preventive Maintenance Programs.
Operación de la Aplanadora (Disco #1)
Operación de la Aplanadora (Disco #2)