Bridge life-cycle cost analysis
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Transportation officials consider BLCCA important for assisting with investment decisions.
The calculation of life-cycle costs depends on the choice of a distinct time period (planning time horizon) over which operations and maintenance costs are accrued, discounted (NPV), and compared with cost of capital.
- "Life-Cycle Cost Analysis in Pavement Design – In search of Better Investment Decisions" US Department of Transportation – Federal Highway Administration (September, 1998) 123pp.