APPRAISAL OF NEEDS AND COST ESTIMATING PROCEDURES' MINNESOTA TRUNK HIGHWAY NEEDS STUDY

MINNESOTAS TRUNK HIGHWAY NEEDS STUDY, WHICH WAS STARTED IN 1961, IS DESIGNED TO UTILIZE INSOFAR AS POSSIBLE THE SPEED AND EFFICIENCY OF ELECTRONIC DATA PROCESSING EQUIPMENT TO COMPUTE, LIST, AND SUMMARIZE THE COST OF NEEDED CONSTRUCTION ON THE STATE HIGHWAY SYSTEM. THE COMPUTER PROCEDURES ARE PROGRAMMED FOR THE IBM 1410 COMPUTER AND ARE SO ARRANGED THAT VARIOUS PARTS OF THE BASIC INPUT DATA MAY BE REVISED PERIODICALLY AS CHANGES OCCUR IN THE FACTORS WHICH INFLUENCE THE END RESULT OF COST COMPUTATIONS. THE RESULTS OF THIS STUDY AND RELATED COMPUTER PROGRAMS HAVE BEEN VERY SATISFACTORY. THE UPDATING FEATURES OF THE PROGRAMS HAVE BEEN UTILIZED AND FOUND TO WORK AS EXPECTED. THE OUTPUT DATA ARE BEING USED FOR CONSTRUCTION PROGRAMMING, INFORMATIONAL RELEASES TO THE GENERAL PUBLIC, AND IN CONJUNCTION WITH LEGISLATIVE INQUIRIES AND PRESENTATIONS. /AUTHOR/

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  • Media Type: Print
  • Features: Appendices; Figures; Tables;
  • Pagination: pp 98-123
  • Monograph Title: Programing and needs 1963 and 1964
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  • Accession Number: 00200019
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS, TRB
  • Created Date: Mar 24 1994 12:00AM