Skip to Main Content
Cost estimators for construction of forest roads in the central AppalachiansAuthor(s): Deborah, A. Layton; Chris O. LeDoux; Curt C. Hassler; Curt C. Hassler
Source: Res. Pap. NE-665. Radnor, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 4 p.
Publication Series: Research Paper (RP)
Station: Northeastern Research Station
Download Publication (303.1 KB)
DescriptionRegression equations were developed for estimating the total cost of road construction in the central Appalachian region. Estimators include methods for predicting total costs for roads constructed using hourly rental methods and roads built on a total-job bid basis. Results show that total-job bid roads cost up to five times as much as roads built than when equipment is rented hourly. The estimates presented are for well-drained, stone-surfaced, permanent, minimum- to high-standard roads.
- Check the Northern Research Station web site to request a printed copy of this publication.
- Our on-line publications are scanned and captured using Adobe Acrobat.
- During the capture process some typographical errors may occur.
- Please contact Sharon Hobrla, email@example.com if you notice any errors which make this publication unusable.
- We recommend that you also print this page and attach it to the printout of the article, to retain the full citation information.
- This article was written and prepared by U.S. Government employees on official time, and is therefore in the public domain.
CitationLayton, Deborah, A.; LeDoux, Chris O.; Hassler, Curt C. 1992. Cost estimators for construction of forest roads in the central Appalachians. Res. Pap. NE-665. Radnor, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 4 p.
KeywordsForest roads, minimum standards, regression equations
- Estimating diesel fuel consumption and carbon dioxide emissions from forest road construction
- Product costing practices in the North American hardwood component industry
- Hardwood timber sales on state forests in Indiana: characteristics influencing costs and prices
XML: View XML