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Bridge infrastructure : matching the resources to the need

Author: United States. General Accounting Office.
Publisher: [Washington, D.C.] : U.S. General Accounting Office, [1991]
Edition/Format:   Print book : National government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This report evaluates the Department of Transportation's (DOT's) current methodology for determining bridge needs, compares it with a level-of-service approach, and evaluates which method provides the more useful information for assessing the nation's bridge needs. The report also discusses DOT's reauthorization proposal to use a new methodology for identifying deficient bridges eligible for federal funding.
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United States. General Accounting Office.
Bridge infrastructure.
[Washington, D.C.] : U.S. General Accounting Office, [1991]
(OCoLC)654765191
Material Type: Government publication, National government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: United States. General Accounting Office.
OCLC Number: 24343105
Notes: Cover title.
"July 1991."
"Report to Congressional requesters."
"GAO/RCED-91-167."
"B-243902"--Page 1.
Description: 35 pages ; 28 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Current approach for identifying deficient bridges provides policymakers with limited information --
Level-of-service approach is effective in assessing needs and determining priorities --
Conclusions and matters for consideration by the Congress --
Appendixes.
Responsibility: United States General Accounting Office.

Abstract:

This report evaluates the Department of Transportation's (DOT's) current methodology for determining bridge needs, compares it with a level-of-service approach, and evaluates which method provides the more useful information for assessing the nation's bridge needs. The report also discusses DOT's reauthorization proposal to use a new methodology for identifying deficient bridges eligible for federal funding.

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