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A study was conducted to investigate implementation of accelerated bridge construction (ABC) in South Dakota. Accelerated bridge construction is defined as construction practices that employ innovative techniques to reduce on-site construction time and interruption to traffic. The main objective of this...

 

This report describes methods that potentially can be incorporated into the performance monitoring and planning processes for freeway performance evaluation and decision making. Reliability analysis was conducted on the selected I-15 corridor by employing congestion frequency as the performance measure....

 

Engineering economic analyses (EEA) apply economic methodologies to engineering problems for decision-making support. When conducting an EEA, interest and inflation rates are the two critical factors. Using inappropriate values for interest and inflation rates could affect decision-making, such as unfairly...

 

Urban freight planning is more complex than urban passenger transport in many respects. The complexity of the planning process arises from the fact that (i) movement of freight in an urban area is part of a logistics chain for diverse goods moved from points of production via warehouses and distribution...

 

This research studies vehicle procurement decision-makers at public transportation agencies to determine which criteria, or supplier attributes, they perceive to be the most important when evaluating vehicle suppliers. Results indicate that the top five attributes were quality, reliability, after-sales...

 

According to the Agricultural Statistics Service, North Dakota leads the United States in the production of spring wheat, durum wheat, sunflower, barley, dry edible beans, canola, and flaxseed. In 2009, the total market value of agricultural goods produced in the state exceeded $5.5 billion. Because...

 

Innovative lane management offers the opportunity to levy fees for the premium road space. Express Lanes in Utah offer road users reduced journey times for a fee. The Utah Department of Transportation (UDOT) has converted the High Occupancy-Vehicle (HOV) lanes on Interstate 15 (I-15) from 600 North Street...

 

This paper summarizes the results of a study on direct assessment of rural user needs in Montana, North Dakota and South Dakota. The objective was to assess rural road users and providers perceptions of rural road needs. Different rural road user groups were identified to obtain a representative sample...

 

Voluntary turnover rates among truckload carriers are extremely high, ranging from 50 to more than 100 percent annually. These high turnover rates result in elevated costs for carriers in terms of recruitment and training as well as costs associated with reduced productivity and decreased customer satisfaction...

 

In an attempt to provide some of the information that will enable North Dakota firms and policymakers to make better decisions, this project addressed four transportation issues, which are critical to the future of the state's agricultural sector: (1) the impact of 110-car shuttle trains on the marketing...

 
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