PROGRESS REPORT OF COMMITTEE ON MAINTENANCE COSTS; COST TRENDS 1935-1947

YEARLY MAINTENANCE COSTS ARE MEASURED BY LABOR, MATERIAL, EQUIPMENT, AND OVERHEAD ON A REPRESENTATIVE 10,000 MILES OF HIGHWAY. COST TRENDS ARE ESTABLISHED USING 1935 AS A BASE. THE 1947 COST OF OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE IS 71% HIGHER THAN THE 1935 COST, OR 98, 46, 53, AND 62% HIGHER, RESPECTIVELY FOR LABOR, MATERIAL, EQUIPMENT, AND OVERHEAD. THUS MAINTENANCE OPERATIONS WHICH COST $402.82 PER MILE IN 1935, REQUIRE $689.96 PER MILE IN 1947. /AUTHOR/

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Vol 27, pp 204-208, 5 FIG, 2 TAB
  • Authors:
    • Bright, J S
  • Publication Date: 1948

Media Info

  • Monograph Title: Proceedings of the Twenty-Seventh Annual Meeting of the Highway Research Board Held at Washington, D.C. December 2-5, 1947
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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00218769
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS, TRB
  • Created Date: Jul 2 1971 12:00AM