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Title: "Managing Transportation Projects with ASTM International Standards"
Author: Muthiah Kasi Chief operations officer of Alfred Benesch & Company in Chicago, Illinois.
Publication Date: November 1 2007
Free/Fee: Free Access
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Abstract: This paper shows that the use of five ASTM International standards on building economics can pay big dividends in the planning and managing-to-cost of major transportation projects. Three examples are given: a billion-dollar reconstruction of an urban expressway, a complex bridge on an interstate expressway, and a successful proposal for the rehabilitation of a complex, 60-year-old viaduct in the heart of a large urban city. The first two projects won national recognition awards and in the third case study, the designers received a contract for their skill in cost management using ASTM International standards.
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