RIGHT OF WAY EFFECTS OF CONTROLLED ACCESS TYPE HIGHWAY ON A FARMING AREA IN COLORADO AND FAYETTE COUNTIES, TEXAS - RESEARCH REPT

THE STUDY IS CONCERNED WITH HOW OPERATORS IN A DIVERSIFIED FARMING AREA WERE AFFECTED BY AND HOW THEY ADJUSTED TO RIGHT OF WAY ACQUISITIONS FOR INTERSTATE 10 BY THE TEXAS HIGHWAY DEPARTMENT. INFORMATION WAS GATHERED BY PERSONAL INTERVIEW FROM OPERATORS IN THE STUDY AREA ALONG THE NEW HIGHWAY AND ALSO FROM OPERATORS LOCATED IN AN AREA NEARBY BUT OUTSIDE OF DIRECT HIGHWAY INFLUENCE. THESE LATTER OPERATORS SERVED AS A CONTROL GROUP. INFORMATION WAS OBTAINED FROM BOTH GROUPS OF OPERATIONS. THESE YEARS REPRESENT THE PERIODS 'BEFORE', 'DURING' AND ONE YEAR AFTER THE COMPLETION OF THE NEW FACILITY. THE PORTION OF THE STUDY DEALING WITH RIGHT OF WAY TAKINGS, CHANGES IN LAND TENURE, LAND USE AND TRAVEL PATTERNS IS BASED ON INFORMATION FROM 21 STUDY AREA AND 19 CONTROL AREA OPERATORS. THE ANALYSIS OF AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTON, EXPENSES AND NET INCOME OF THE TWO GROUPS OF OPERATORS IS BASED ON 18 STUDY AREA AND 19 CONTROL AREA OPERATORS WHO PROVIDED FULL COOPERATION THROUGHOUT THE STUDY.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Rept No RR-58-6
  • Corporate Authors:

    Texas Transportation Institute

    Texas A&M University System, 1600 E Lamar Boulevard
    Arlington, TX  United States  76011
  • Authors:
    • MEUTH, H G
  • Publication Date: 1970-11

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  • Pagination: 126 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00200891
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jun 12 1973 12:00AM