Design criteria and research needs are discussed in view of the possibility of the occurrence of an extreme flood event, such as Hurricane Agnes. Various views on these topics are presented by spokesmen from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the U.S. Geological Survey, the Federal Highway Administration, the Texas Highway Department, and Pennsylvania State Unviersity.

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  • Authors:
    • Hagen, Vernon
    • Hofmann, Walter
    • Johnson, Frank L
    • Fox, Samuel V
    • Reich, Brian M
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  • Publication Date: 1973

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  • Media Type: Print
  • Features: Figures;
  • Pagination: pp 54-64
  • Monograph Title: Highways and the catastrophic floods of 1972
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  • Accession Number: 00159573
  • Record Type: Publication
  • ISBN: 0309022657
  • Files: TRIS, TRB
  • Created Date: Sep 20 1977 12:00AM