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Status of the Nation's Highways, Bridges, and Transit:
2002 Conditions and Performance Report

Exhibit ES11A: Economically Efficient Investment Requirements

Economically Efficient Investment Requirements (see description below)

Exhibit II-1 is a chart that shows economically efficient investment requirements. The vertical axis measures benefit-cost ratio from 0 to 5.0 in increments of 0.5. The horizontal axis has no measurement, only "total capital investment expenditure." According to the chart, the benefit-cost ratio decreases as total capital investment expenditures increase.

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