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Title:Impacts of Transportation Infrastructure on the Economy of North Dakota
Authors:Denver Tolliver and Alan Dybing
Publication Date:Apr 2007
Report #:DP-187
TRID #:01680114
Keywords:airports, benefit cost analysis, economic development, economic impacts, exports, feasibility analysis, highways, improvements, infrastructure, load limits, railroad transportation
Type:Research Report – Department Publications



The focus of this study is on the potential role of transportation infrastructure in expanding sales of goods outside the state. Much of the freight exported from North Dakota moves by rail. Therefore, both highway and railroad system are analyzed. To the extent possible, the benefits and costs associated with infrastructure improvements are quantified.

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