SUFFIENCY RATING STUDY OF THE STATE HIGHWAY - 1967

A SUFFICIENCY RATING STUDY IS PRESENTED OF THE IDAHO HIGHWAY SYSTEM. A SUFFICIENCY RATING IS DEFINED AS AN ARITHMETICAL SUMMATION OF THE SAFETY AND SERVICE POTENTIAL AND OBSERVED CONDITION OF A HIGHWAY SECTION IN RELATION TO THE VOLUME OF TRAFFIC CARRIED. THE STANDARDS USED FOR THE SUFFICIENCY RATINGS ARE PRESENTED WHICH VARY WITH CERTAIN RANGES OF TRAFFIC VOLUME AND WITH THE TOPOGRAPHY. THE ELEMENTS OF CONDITION, SAFETY AND SERVICE ARE OBSERVED BY TEAMS OF TWO MEN WHO RIDE OVER THE ENTIRE STATE HIGHWAY SYSTEM. THE CARS USED BY THE TEAMS ARE EQUIPPED WITH ODOMETERS READING TO HUNDREDTHS OF A MILE SO THAT DISTANCES CAN BE MEASURED WITH REASONABLE ACCURACY. PROCEDURES ARE PRESENTED FOR THE FOLLOWING TYPES OF HIGHWAYS: RURAL- MUNICIPAL HIGHWAYS, FEDERAL-AID PRIMARY RURAL SYSTEMS, AND URBAN HIGHWAYS.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • 114 Pp, TabS
  • Corporate Authors:

    Idaho Department of Highways

    P.O Box 7129
    Boise, ID  USA  83707
  • Publication Date: 1967

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  • Accession Number: 00200304
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS, STATEDOT
  • Created Date: Mar 5 1994 12:00AM