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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  • Media Type: Print
  • Features: Appendices; Figures; References; Tables;
  • Pagination: pp 33-43
  • Monograph Title: Engineering economy
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  • Accession Number: 00201530
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS, TRB
  • Created Date: Aug 19 1994 12:00AM