Traffic Generating Development and Roadway Life Consumption

Status:  Complete
Report Date:  08/23/2012

Summary:

Researchers developed an Excel-based calculator to estimate the impact of wind farm construction traffic on county roads. Traffic for a single construction project can easily consume half of a county road's expected 20-year life span in one season. The tool helps to fix costs for developers, keep construction on schedule and help counties recoup costs.

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