A Forecast of the Effects of Containerization on the Transportation System in the State of Virginia

Report No: 71-R36

Published in 1972

About the report:

This report details the status of work towards three study objectives: 1) To predict the increase in traffic flow directly relatable to containerization and its possible effects on the highway system in Virginia, 2) To determine the modes of transportation most affected by container traffic and the extent to which the mode is split, and 3) To define inhibitors to container traffic into and through the state.

Disclaimer Statement:The contents of this report reflect the views of the author(s), who is responsible for the facts and the accuracy of the data presented herein. The contents do not necessarily reflect the official views or policies of the Virginia Department of Transportation, the Commonwealth Transportation Board, or the Federal Highway Administration. This report does not constitute a standard, specification, or regulation. Any inclusion of manufacturer names, trade names, or trademarks is for identification purposes only and is not to be considered an endorsement.


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Daniel D. McGeehan 

Last updated: February 9, 2024

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