Developing a Methodology for Implementing Safety Improvements on Low-Volume Roads in Montana Task VII Report: Assessing Benefits of Proposed Methodology

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This report summarizes the results of task 7 for the project titled “Developing a Methodology for Implementing Safety Improvements on Low-Volume Roads in Montana.” This task aims at assessing the potential benefits of the network screening methodology developed and proposed in task 6 of this project. To that end, an economic assessment was performed in the form of benefit-cost analysis where the estimated benefits and costs of implementing the new methodology were quantified and analyzed. This report discusses the analysis methodology used, analysis inputs and data used, the different benefit and cost elements and major analysis results.  The task report is available online from the Montanan Department of Transportation at https://www.mdt.mt.gov/other/webdata/external/research/docs/research_proj/lvr-safety/Task-7-Report.pdf