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Environmental and social cost modeling of highway projects.

Mansoor Ahmed Surahyo

Environmental and social cost modeling of highway projects.

by Mansoor Ahmed Surahyo

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This research thesis presents a unified environmental and social cost model of highway projects. The model identifies potential cost items that can be considered in cost-benefit analysis of highway project. For this research, the cost items are considered from the viewpoint of environmental and social impact, impacted entities, impact sources, and best practices to mitigate the effect. The information is then used to develop an XML (Extensible Markup Language) schema, which can be used to report impacts estimates and to develop data exchange standards. The values of various cost items previously estimated by different researchers and research organizations are also gathered in this study. In addition, three case studies were performed to review the extent of environmental assessment studies. Furthermore, an interactive website is developed, which represents the model, the XML schema, and platform for feedbacks that can be helpful in modifying the model, the schema, and environmental and social cost estimates.

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Pagination269 leaves.
Number of Pages269
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Open LibraryOL19214655M
ISBN 100494021616

  Title: Cost Estimate Modeling of Transportation Management Plans for Highway Projects Author: Pyeon, Jae-Ho Publication Date: Dewey Decimal Number: Call Record: DIGITAL Pyeon Title: Cost Estimate Modeling of Transportation Management Plans for Highway Projects Accession Number: Record Type: . One of the rule’s major elements is to develop and implement Transportation Management Plans (TMPs). Using well-developed TMP strategies, work zone safety and mobility can be enhanced while road user costs can be minimized. The cost of a TMP for a road project is generally considered a high-cost item and, therefore, must be quantified.

WSDOT Cost Estimating Manual for Projects M Page i April Foreword WSDOT’s vision is to be the best at providing a sustainable and integrated multimodal transportation system. Its mission is to provide and support safe, reliable, and cost-effective transportation options to improve livable communities andFile Size: KB. This corroborates the relevance of using a modeling chain instead of a simpler aggregate model. Similarly, the environmental social cost of road traffic substantially varies depending on the vehicle class or the population density, again supporting the use of a full-fledged model (featuring multiclass assignment and a fine spatial resolution).Cited by: 7.

This report focuses on cost estimates made for highway projects at any point from the process by which a project is added to the transportation improvement program (Virginia Transportation Development Program) through the project location and environmental impact processes, prior to commencement ofdesign activities. The project development process.   Value Engineering – Who Manages the Costs Mainly Policy Makers and Designers are responsible for savings in life cycle cost of a project 8. Value Engineering – through Flexibility in Design Application of Value Engineering Methodology to Roads and Highway Projects at Project Initiation and Design Stages By Muhammad Ajmal Khan Senior.


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Environmental and social cost modeling of highway projects by Mansoor Ahmed Surahyo Download PDF EPUB FB2

Benefit-Cost Analysis for Transportation Projects 1 PURPOSE OF THIS DOCUMENT This document is intended to provide guidance to perform benefit-cost analysis for highway projects. The guidance includes: Background information on benefit-cost analysis and how it may fit into the project development Size: KB.

Duration data were especially difficult to acquire and were only available for of the roadway projects. The mean PE cost ratio for the roadways was %. The mean PE duration for the roadways was months. The social costs and benefits of road transport have traditionally been incorporated partially into economic appraisal, partially into social impact assessments and environmental impact assessments, and sometimes are dealt with in a section identifying the project’s intended beneficiaries.

This paper first evaluates current practice in terms of how these types of. Guide to Estimating Environmental Costs Requested by: American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) Highway Research Program (NCHRP) Project Task The NCHRP is supported by annual voluntary contributions from the state Departments of Transportation.

Project File Size: KB. Management of environment and social issues in highway projects in India (English) Abstract. This is a three-year study designed to improve and mainstream the management of environmental and social concerns in highway projects in India.

Fifteen projects, including both those under preparation as well as those under implementation, were examined Author: Sonia Chand Sandhu, Mridula Singh, Tapas Paul, S. Vaideeswaran, R. Viswanathan. manages the potentially negative environmental and social impacts and risks while attempting to promote directly and indirectly related positive impacts or benefi ts.

Important benefi ts can be associated with a sustainable road project, including improved cost eff ectiveness, reduced material consumption, improved communityFile Size: 1MB. disadvantages (costs) that alternative alignments for a new road project or improvements to an existing road will generate, regardless of the unit of measurement, i.e.

whether measurable in monetary units or not. The impacts that can be put into monetary terms e.g. time-savings, are handled in an ordinary Cost Benefit Analysis. This Paper would provide a methodology which will allow transportation planers to make a cost effective coordination of environmental information and data management.

The results assess the environmental vulnerability around the road and its impact on environment by integration the merits of GIS. METHODOLOGY 4. SYSTEM STRUCTURE 5.

Projects in the road network and some minor investments may have shorter life time. In such cases, a shorter appraisal period can be chosen.

All prices are fixed at the price level of the year of estimation. Discount rate and calculations of present value A project’s benefit and cost occur through-out the 25 year appraisal period. Guideline for preparing an Environmental and Social Management Plan - Version 1 April Supporting Guidance.

This guide is supported by ESMP templates for capital projects, bridge maintenance contracts, and network outcomes contract, and a growing array of sub management plan guides and templates, all of which are available at. DESCRIPTION OF PROJECT 20 A.

The East-West Highway (EWH)–Koshi Bridge (Chatara)-EWH Road 20 B. Characteristics of the Existing Road 25 C. Key Upgrading Activities 33 D.

Materials Required and Sourcing 36 E. Project Implementation Schedule and Cost 39 F. Need for the Project Road 40 IV.

However, most of these road and highway projects on account of their location, route alignment and associated activities are invariably accompanied by significant environmental and social impacts during different phases (viz., Pre-construction, Construction and Operational phase) of the : Niraj Sharma, Pankaj Dutt Dev, Rajni Dhyani, S Gangopadhyay.

JBIC, and (2) project designs were reviewed rendering part of the project (removal of shrubs and weeds and other work) more labor-intensive. () Project Cost The actual project cost was ¥ billion as compared to the ¥ billion initially estimated and was within the planned scope.

() Organization. Road User Cost Vehicle operating cost Time cost Accident cost And Lubricants Costs Part Cost Cost nance Labour Cost Cost Cost iation Cost ity Cost Of Occupation Time Of Goods In Transit Of Time Of Commercial Vehicle Of Human Fatal Accident Due To File Size: 1MB.

be attributed on highway projects to the changing needs or environmental compliance in the area being served.6 Poor Estimating can also lead to underestimation, which subsequently translates into increases in project cost as errors and omissions are exposed.

Estimate documentation must be in a form. Estimating preconstruction services costs for highway projects Kate Hunter Iowa State University Follow this and additional works at: Part of theEngineering Commons This Thesis is brought to you for free and open access by the Iowa State University Capstones, Theses and Dissertations at Iowa State University Digital.

Road Construction Project Environmental Impact Assessment Scope Definition Using Project Definition Rating Index (PDRI) Article (PDF Available).

Regional and. Urban Policy. December Guide to Cost-Benefit Analysis of Investment Projects. Economic appraisal tool. for Cohesion Policy highway projects and programs of highway projects in order to allocate funds and resources in a credible and cost-effective manner.

To better and more expediently advise the Commission as to the selection and setting of priorities of projects and programs, it is desirable to provide improved methods and. highway project cost estimating and management for the montana department of transportation final report contract #: project #: prepared by: sierra transportation engineers, inc.

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Factors Affecting Completion of Road Construction Projects in Nairobi City County: Case Study of Kenya Urban Roads Authority (KURA) David Ndiang’ui Wambui1, Dr. Kepha Ombui2, Dr.

Assumptah Kagiri 3 1. Master of Science in Project Management Candidate, Jomo Kenyatta University of Agricultureand Technology, Nairobi, Kenya. 2File Size: KB.Guidelines for the economic analysis of projects.

Mandaluyong City, Philippines: Asian Development Bank, 1. Economic analysis of projects. 2. Cost-benefit analysis. I. Asian Development Bank. The views expressed in this publication are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views and policies of the. In addition, multiple regression analysis was performed based on the environmental load computed through the Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) of 40 national highway project cases of Korea to deduce five impact factors of environmental load in the road facilities planning stage, namely administrative district, road height, road division, geographical Cited by: 4.