Basic TAMP Outline

The Basic TAMP Outline should reflect the minimum requirements established by MAP-21. This outline contains guidance on the following sections:

  1. Introduction
  2. Inventory and Condition
  3. Objectives and Measures
  4. Performance Assessment
  5. Lifecycle Planning
  6. Risk Management
  7. Financial Plan
  8. Investment Strategies
  9. Process Improvements

The Basic TAMP Outline includes guidance and links to example TAMPs within each section to assist in TAMP development.

Download a basic outline

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Along with the Basic TAMP Outline you can also use the Custom Outline Builder to include additional sections and customize your outline with agency-specific criteria. There are many ways to customize your TAMP outline using this tool. Further information is available here.

Distribution of sections in the collected TAMPs

Most of the TAMPs in the AASHTO database contain a number of sections that are not included in the basic outline. This interactive graphic shows which sections are common and which are rare – it charts the percentage of TAMPs in the database that include each section. In this graphic, the sections that comprise the Basic TAMP Outline are indicated in red. As of December 15th, 2017 the set of collected TAMPs includes 34 documents. These can be accessed here.

  • Introduction

    100%
  • Regulatory and Legislative Requirements

    32%
  • Inventory and Condition

    81%
  • Data Management

    42%
  • Objectives and Measures

    90%
  • Levels of Service

    58%
  • Performance Assessment

    58%
  • Future Demand

    52%
  • Lifecycle Planning/Management

    52%
  • Current Methods and Tools

    48%
  • Environmental Sustainability

    6%
  • Risk Management

    77%
  • Financial Plan

    77%
  • Asset Valuation

    65%
  • Investment Strategies

    65%
  • Process Improvements

    84%
  • Communications and Reporting

    48%