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NCHRP 20-07/Task 302 [Final]

Value Analysis for Linear Referencing Systems
[ NCHRP 20-07 (Research for AASHTO Standing Committee on Highways) ]

  Project Data
Funds: $50,000
Research Agency: RH & Associates
Principal Investigator: Renee Hoekstra
Effective Date: 1/15/2010
Completion Date: 9/16/2010
Comments: Final report submitted to AASHTO TIG

RESEARCH OBJECTIVE
To develop a Value Analysis Study Report and supporting products to quantify linear referencing system implementation impact on cost savings, time savings, performance/cost value index, and return on investment.
Tasks included the following:
·         Provide a Certified Value Specialist (CVS) team leader to lead a value analysis through the value methodology specified in the SAVE International Body of Knowledge.
·         Provide VA study documentation following the requirements of SAVE International Body of Knowledge.
·         Provide a pre-study meeting and VA Workshop.
·         Develop a Value Analysis Study Summary Report to quantify performance improvements derived from implementation of a linear referencing system in terms of cost and time savings and in terms of cost benefit ratio and return on investment.

The final report is posted here.

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