Delay – Cost Analysis For a Section Of Baghdad – Kirkuk Highway


This study aims to analyzing the delay – cost for a section of Baghdad - Kirkuk highway; this section (16 km length) has a lane width of 10 ft and shoulder width of 4 ft in each direction. The study results show that the average traffic delay for the studied section is (3 minute). The cost resulting from this delay for passengers and freights which had a negative effect on the Gross National Product [G.N.P] is (390,003,982 I.D./year).