Recommended CitationFricker, J. D., and J. B. Mills. Effects of Bypasses. Publication FHWA/IN/JTRP-2008/16. Joint Transportation Research Program, Indiana Department of Transportation and Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, 2009. doi: 10.5703/1288284314320.
This study aims to investigate the long-term impacts of bypasses on small- and medium-sized communities in Indiana. Interviews were conducted with community officials and individuals familiar with the history of each bypassed community. Statistical models were developed to analyze economic impacts across a number of key indicators including payroll and employment in various industry sectors. Lessons learned from this study vary from county to county and across industry sectors. The findings of this study will be used to develop a concise guide that will provide guidance to both Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) officials and community officials as to how to best adapt to the presence of the bypass.
bypass, economic development, economic impact, case studies, statistical analysis, SPR-3094
Joint Transportation Research Program
West Lafayette, Indiana
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