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CON/ cost estimate
Developing and Validating a Highway Construction Project Cost Estimation Tool by Cheryl Kyte, Michael Perfater, Stephen Haynes and Harry Lee, Virginia Transportation Research Council, 530 Edgemont Road, Charlottesville, VA 22903; (434) 293-1900 (Virginia Department of Transportation, 1401 E. Broad Street, Richmond, VA 23219; ) (December 2004) This study produced a robust scoping process and an inclusive, consistent, documented, and tested cost estimation system.
Arizona Highways Magazine’s Impact on Tourism by Kathleen L. Andereck, and Evelyn Ng, Tourism Consultants, 8134 W. Palmaire Avenue, Glendale, AZ 85303 (Arizona Department of Transportation, 206 S. 17th Avenue, Phoenix, Arizona 85007; 602-712-3138) (Feb 2005) Arizona Highways Magazine results in a minimum of $34,663,000 direct expenditures per year by travelers who do not reside in Arizona.
An Introduction to Tire/Pavement Noise by Robert J. Bernhard and Roger L. Wayson (Institute for Safe, Quiet, and Durable Highways, Purdue University, 140 S. Intramural Drive, West Lafayette, IN 47907-2031) (Jan 2005) Tire/pavement interaction is the dominant noise source at speeds above approximately 30 mph).
Recommendations for Winter Traction Materials Management on Roadways Adjacent to Bodies of Water by James Mark Staples, Laura Gamradt, Otto Stein, and Xianming Shi, Western Transportation Institute, P.O. Box 174250, Montana State University, Bozeman, MT 59717-4250; Phone: (406) 994-6114 (Montana Department of Transportation, 2701 Prospect Avenue, PO Box 201001, Helena MT 59620-1001) (Dec 2004) The detrimental impacts of sand generally outweigh the negative impacts of chlorides.
Snow and Ice Control: Guidelines for Materials and Methods, NCHRP Report 526 by Robert R. Blackburn, Karin M. Bauer, S. Edward Boselly & A. Dean Mcelroy (Transportation Research Board, 2101 Constitution Avenue, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20418; ph. 202-334-2934; ) (2004) Snow and ice control treatment should be individually designed to produce an effect that is consistent with the LOS goals.