SPACING OF GRADE SEPARATIONS ON RURAL FREEWAYS

METHODS ARE PROPOSED FOR ECONOMIC ANALYSIS TO AID IN DETERMINING WHERE TO PROVIDE GRADE SEPARATIONS ON NEW FREEWAYS. THREE HYPOTHETICAL SITUTATIONS WERE INVESTIGATED, WITH ESTIMATES MADE OF REORGANIZATION OF TRAVEL, AND CHANGES IN TRAVEL COSTS, USING A NET PRESENT WORTH ECONOMIC ANALYSIS. RESULTS INDICATE THAT PRESENTLY USED METHODS TEND TO OVERESTIMATE TRAVEL BENEFITS FROM GRADE SEPARATIONS. /AUTHOR/

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    • Paper sponsored by Committee on Highway Engineering Economy and presented at the 47th Annual Meeting. Distribution, posting, or copying of this PDF is strictly prohibited without written permission of the Transportation Research Board of the National Academy of Sciences. Unless otherwise indicated, all materials in this PDF are copyrighted by the National Academy of Sciences. Copyright © National Academy of Sciences. All rights reserved.
  • Authors:
    • Shortreed, J H
    • Berry, D S
  • Publication Date: 1968

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  • Media Type: Print
  • Features: Appendices; Figures; References; Tables;
  • Pagination: pp 33-43
  • Monograph Title: Engineering economy
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