APPLICATIONS of IT in DIFFERENT STAGES of INFRASTRUCTURE PROJECTS in IRAN
The last twenty-five years have seen dramatic improvements in and widespread use of IT to describe and document the work of the many disciplines involved in construction projects. These projects must be managed by advanced methods and the information technology is the best and newest method of management. Hence, each country needs to a special programming for construction of buildings, structures and infrastructures. In this paper opportunities of IT in construction industry are investigated in two categories. Pre-construction phase and construction phase are studied separately. Studies show that information technology can be used in these items for reducing the losses and increasing the benefits. Both government and private sectors must contribute to this strategic project for obtaining the best result.