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DISTRIBUTION OF COSTS ON FEDERAL-AID HIGHWAY CONSTRUCTION CONTRACTS OVER
$1,000,000 ON THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY SYSTEM REPORTED DURING CALENDAR YEAR 2004

Distribution of Costs on Federal-Aid Highway Construction Contracts Over $1,000,000 on the National Highway System Reported During Calendar Year 2004. Click for alternative text.

Materials and Supplies

  Data Below is 2004
Equipment, Overhead & Profit 1/ 37.5%
Wages 6/ 18.9%
Other 12.4%
Steel 5/ 4.8%
Bitumens 4/ 7.8%
Portland Cement 3/ 0.7%
Aggregates 2/ 17.8%
  99.9%

1/ Equipment includes fuel and lubricants 61.9%, but excludes operators’ and mechanics’ wages. Overhead includes contractors’ on-site expenses such as mobilization, office, rental, licenses, insurance, etc.

2/ Aggregates consists of sand, gravel, slag, crushed stone, etc., For use in bases, portland cement, concrete and bituminous surfaces, and portland cement concrete structures.

3/ For both roadway and structures.

4/ For various types of bituminous surfaces and bases.

5/ Inlcudes structural, reinforcing, culvert and miscellaneous stell.

6/ Gross earnings of contractors’ employees in the following classification: Administrative and Supervisory, Skilled, Intermediate, and Unskilled labor.


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