AN ANALYSIS OF TECHNIQUES USED IN HIGHWAY ECONOMY STUDIES BY VARIOUS STATES

IN ORDER TO DETERMINE 'STATE OF THE ART' OF PROCEDURES EMPLOYED THROUGHOUT THE NATION TO CONDUCT HIGHWAY ENGINEERING ECONOMY STUDIES, THE SOUTH DAKOTA DEPARTMENT OF HIGHWAYS REVIEWED A TOTAL OF 44 REPORTS PUBLISHED BY 21 STATES DURING THE PERIOD 1963-1966. RESULTS OF THIS ANALYSIS ARE COMPARED IN TABULAR FORMAT WITH STUDIES SUBMITTED TO THE BUREAU OF PUBLIC ROADS BY 34 STATES, THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA AND PUERTO RICO DURING THE YEAR 1962. THE RESULTS INDICATE THAT THERE IS AN INCREASED USAGE OF ROAD-USER BENIFIT ANALYSIS, ANNUAL CAPITAL HIGHWAY COSTS, ACCIDENT COSTS, AND HIGHWAY MAINTENANCE COSTS TECHNIQUES IN THE STUDIES. THE NUMBER OF REPORTS CITING SPECIFIC INTEREST RATES HAS INCREASED.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • No 31, pp 67-69
  • Publication Date: 1968

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  • Accession Number: 00201623
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Feb 10 1994 12:00AM