Upper Midwest Freight Corridor Study

This study was undertaken in order to establish a regional approach to improving freight transportation through the Upper Midwest corridor. Improving freight flows through the region can improve reliability and enhance competitiveness. This study examines several aspects of regional freight transportation including, capacity, performance measures, administrative issues, demand/usage and best practices. The project was funded by six states in the region through their Departments of Transportation, and they have contributed to a pooled fund to finance the majority of the work. These states include Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Minnesota, Ohio, and Wisconsin. Transportation modes addressed in the report include highways, railroads, water transportation and air transportation.


  • English

Media Info

  • Media Type: Digital/other
  • Edition: Final Report
  • Features: Figures; Tables;
  • Pagination: 474p

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01001008
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Report/Paper Numbers: FHWA/OH 2005-1, 20252B
  • Contract Numbers: SJN 134148
  • Created Date: Jun 14 2005 5:17PM