WAGE EARNER EMPLOYMENT RESULTING FROM HIGHWAY CONSTRUCTION

EMPLOYMENT DATA ARE REPORTED FROM 508 HIGHWAY PROJECTS BUILT UNDER PWA ALLOTMENTS COSTING A TOTAL OF $23,101,018. IT WAS FOUND THAT PAYROLLS OF ON-SITE WAGE EARNERS EXCLUSIVE OF ADMINISTRATIVE AND SUPERVISORY EMPLOYEES ACCOUNTED FOR 27.85 PERCENT OF THE COST ON GRADING AND DRAINAGE, 19.94 PERCENT OF BITUMINOUS PAVING, 25.09 PERCENT ON CONCRETE PAVING AND 25.78 PERCENT ON BRIDGES. THE OVERALL PERCENTAGE FOR WAGES IN THIS CLASS WAS 24.91. PERCENTAGE OF THE TOTAL FOR MATERIALS WAS 45.1 AND FOR OTHER COSTS AND PROFITS WAS 29.99. ADDITIONAL WAGE EMPLOYMENT WAS PRODUCED AWAY FROM THE SITE OF THE WORK IN THE PRODUCTION AND DELIVERY OF MATERIALS, AND IN REPAIRS AND REPLACEMENTS OF THE CONSTRUCTION MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT USED. /AUTHOR/

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Vol 23, pp 10-15, 6 TAB
  • Authors:
    • Findlay, A C
  • Publication Date: 1944

Media Info

  • Monograph Title: Proceedings of the Twenty-Third Annual Meeting of the Highway Research Board Held at Edgewater Beach Hotel, Chicago, Illinois November 27-30, 1943
  • Serial:

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00200747
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS, TRB
  • Created Date: Jul 18 1971 12:00AM