Designing safer roads
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Designing safer roads practices for resurfacing, restoration, and rehabilitation. by Transportation Research Board.

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Published by Transportation Research Board, National Research Council in Washington, D.C .
Written in English


  • Roads -- Maintenance and repair.,
  • Roads -- Design.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographies.

SeriesSpecial report / Transportation ResearchBoard, National Research Council -- 214, Special report (Transportation Research Board) -- 214.
LC ClassificationsTE220
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 319 p. :
Number of Pages319
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21256770M
ISBN 100309044537

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