ANALYSIS OF ROAD COST ON THE STATE HIGHWAYS OF WORCESTER COUNTY, MASSACHUSETTS

THE COMPLETE ANALYSIS WILL INCLUDE ABOUT 300 MILES OF STATE HIGHWAYS, WHICH IS THEIR PHYSICAL LAYOUT AND TRAFFIC DENSITIES CONSTITUTE A TRAFFIC PATTERN. COMPLETE DATA ARE INCLUDED FOR ONE TYPICAL CONTINUOUS ROUTE, COMPRISING 27 MILES OF STATE HIGHWAY IN 23 SECTIONS OF DIFFERENT SURFACE TYPE, WIDTH OR CONDITION, AND WITH TRAFFIC DENSITIES RANGING BETWEEN 870,000 AND 3,700,000 VEHICLES PER YEAR. THREE TABULATIONS HAVE BEEN PREPARED: THE FIRST GIVING DESCRIPTIONS OF SURFACES AND ANNUAL MAINTENANCE COSTS, THE SECOND GIVING CONSTRUCTION HISTORY AND COMPUTATION OF CAPITAL COSTS, AND THE THRID SUMMARIZING THE ABOVE AND SHOWING COMPUTATION OF ANNUAL ROAD COSTS BY AN APPROXIMATE METHOD, AND IN COMPARISON THE ANNUAL CONTRIBUTIONS PAID IN STATE TAXES BY VEHICLES USING THE DIFFERENT SECTIONS. /AUTHOR/

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Vol 13, ParT I, PP 79 - 111, 4 FIG, 4 TAB
  • Authors:
    • Breed, C B
    • SHELTON, W A
  • Discussers:
    • MARSTON, A
  • Publication Date: 1934

Media Info

  • Monograph Title: Proceedings of the Thirteenth Annual Meeting of the Highway Research Board Held at Washington, D.C. December 7-8, 1933. Part I: Reports of Research Committees and Papers
  • Serial:

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00201906
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS, TRB
  • Created Date: Aug 23 1971 12:00AM