AVERAGE PRODUCTION RATES FOR MAJOR EQUIPMENT

A CONCISE SUMMARY IS PRESENTED OF AVERAGE PRODUCTION RATES FOR KEY ROAD CONSTRUCTION EQUIPMENT UNITS. THESE RATES WERE DEVELOPED BY ANALYZING DATA FROM FIELD RESEARCH STUDIES CONDUCTED BY THE U. S. BUREAU OF PUBLIC ROADS. THE EQUIPMENT STUDIED WAS OPERATED UNDER A VARIETY OF JOB CONDITIONS AND MANAGEMENT PRACTICES DURING CONSTRUCTION OF SEVERAL HUNDRED HIGHWAY PROJECTS LOCATED THROUGHOUT THE UNITED STATES. EACH TYPE OF KEY EQUIPMENT STUDIED EXPERIENCED LOST TIME DUE TO A VARIETY OF DELAY CAUSES. THE MAGNITUDE OF THESE TIME LOSSES IS REFLECTED IN THE PRODUCTION RATES REPORTED UNDER THREE DIFFERENT TIME CLASSIFICATIONS AS FOLLOWS: (1) PRODUCTIVE TIME RATES, COMPUTED WITH THE TIME FOR ALL DELAYS EXCLUDED, (2) NET AVAILABLE WORKING TIME RATES, COMPUTED BY EXCLUDING ONLY THE TIME FOR INDIVIDUAL DELAYS THAT LASTED 15 MINUTES OR MORE, AND (3) SCHEDULED SHIFT TIME RATES, COMPUTED BY EXCLUDING ONLY THE TIME FOR INDIVIDUAL WEATHER-CAUSED DELAYS THAT LASTED 15 MINUTES OR MORE.

Media Info

  • Media Type: Print
  • Features: Tables;
  • Pagination: pp 49-50
  • Monograph Title: Highway equipment studies, construction management, noise and air pollution bibliography
  • Serial:

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00219358
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS, TRB
  • Created Date: Sep 29 1994 12:00AM