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Published by Texas Transportation Institute, Texas A&M University in College Station, Tex .
Written in English


  • Traffic congestion -- Costs -- Mathematical models.,
  • Motor vehicles -- Cost of operation -- Mathematical models.,
  • Roads -- Maintenance and repair -- Costs -- Mathematical models.

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Statementby Jeffery L. Memmott and Conrad L. Dudek ; sponsored by the State Department of Highways and Public Transportation in cooperation with the Federal Highway Administration, U.S. Department of Transportation.
SeriesResearch report / Texas Transportation Institute, Texas A&M University ;, 292-1, Research report (Texas Transportation Institute) ;, 292-1.
ContributionsDudek, Conrad L., Texas. State Dept. of Highways and Public Transportation., United States. Federal Highway Administration.
LC ClassificationsHE203 .T43 no. 292-1, HE336.C64 .T43 no. 292-1
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 115 p. :
Number of Pages115
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3001910M
LC Control Number84620838

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highway design model can be developed with capabili­ ties for evaluating a number of alternative schemes that have a range of road-design variables, mainte­ nance strategies, and transport options. The road-user cost itself has three important components: l. Vehicle operating costs (VOC), 2. Accident costs, and   increased road user costs, traffic incidents, and vehicle emissions. The public desires the projects to be completed as quickly as possible with minimal impact on daily travels. In order to assure the quickest project completion minimizes the impacts of freeway work zones, TxDOT The objective of this study is to calculate road user costs that caused by the expansion work of metropolitan arterial highway and to analyze the costs that affect economic feasibility :// Additional Physical Format: Paper version: Mallela, J. Work zone road user costs (DLC) (OCoLC) Material Type: Document, Government publication, National government publication, Internet resource