ROAD CAPITAL COST FUNCTIONS: THEORY AND ESTIMATION

IT HAS BEEN WIDELY RECOGNIZED IN THE FIELD OF TRANSPORTATION PLANNING THAT PRESENT COST ESTIMATING TECHNIQUES ARE INADEQUATE. THE RESULTS OF RESEARCH INTO THE THEORETICAL BASIS FOR ROAD RIGHT OF WAY AND CONSTRUCTION COST ESTIMATION AND THE RESULTS OF ATTEMPTS TO DEVELOP AND TEST SUCH COST ESTIMATING RELATIONSHIPS ARE PRESENTED. IN 1966 THE TRANSPORTATION CENTER OF NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY GATHERED DATA ON 82 FREEWAY CONTRUCTION PROJECTS IN 23 METROPOLITAN AREAS IN THE U.S. THIS INFORMATION WAS ANALYZED TO DEMONSTRATE THE FEASIBILITY OF DEVELOPING A GENERALIZED COST MODEL FOR FREEWAY-TYPE ROAD FACILITIES, WHICH TAKES INTO ACCOUNT VARIATIONS IN BOTH FACILITY DESIGNS AND GEOGRAPHICAL LOCATION. /AUTHOR/

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Vol 4, No 4, PP 325-337
  • Authors:
    • Kane, A R
    • Morlok, E K
  • Publication Date: 1970-12

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  • Accession Number: 00201966
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jun 22 1971 12:00AM