THE NATIONAL INHERITANCE: THE ROAD NETWORK

EL PATRIMONIO NACIONAL EN CARRETERAS.

IN THIS ARTICLE THE "ESTIMATION" METHOD IS USED TO ASSESS THE ROAD NETWORK AT ITS PRESENT COST PRICE. DETAILS ARE GIVEN OF THE METHOD UTILIZED WHICH CONSISTS OF EVALUATING THE NETWORK IN SOURCE AS A JUNCTION OF RECONSTRUCTION COSTS MINUS CAPITAL DEVALUATION. THE EVALUATION METHOD SELECTED DEPENDS ON THE STATISTICAL DATA AVAILABLE; IN THE CASE OF SPAIN, THE LATTER CAN BE FOUND IN THE DIRECTIVES OF THE MINISTRY OF PUBLIC WORKS. THE INVENTORY VALUE OF THE NETWORK IS STUDIED TOGETHER WITH ITS RESIDUAL VALUE DEFINED AS AN INDEX WHICH IS RELATED TO THE OBSOLESCENCE OF THE NETWORK. THIS INDEX GIVES THE MARGINAL INVESTMENT NECESSARY FOR THE NETWORK TO REACH AN ACCEPTABLE LEVEL OF SERVICE. /TRRL/

  • Corporate Authors:

    Ministrio de Obras Publicas, Spain

    Madrid,   Spain 
  • Authors:
    • Eajaladez
  • Publication Date: 1968-9

Language

  • Spanish

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00081675
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Transport and Road Research Laboratory (TRRL)
  • Files: ITRD, TRIS
  • Created Date: Feb 27 1975 12:00AM