REPORT OF JOINT COMMITTEE ON ROADSIDE DEVELOPMENT

THE OBJECTIVES OF ROADSIDE DEVELOPMENT ARE THE CONSERVATION, ENHANCEMENT, AND DISPLAY OF THE NATURAL BEAUTY OF THE LANDSCAPE AND THE PROVISION OF MAXIMUM SAFETY, UTILITY, ECONOMY, AND RECREATIONAL FACILITIES. THE COMMITTEE BELIEVES THAT ROADSIDE DEVELOPMENT SHOULD BE CONSIDERED AN ESSENTIAL PART OF HIGHWAY DESIGN, CONSTRUCTION AND MAINTENANCE AND RECOMMENDS: THAT STATE HIGHWAY DEPARTMENT PERSONNEL SHOULD INCLUDE A PERSON COMPETENT TO CARRY ON THIS WORK; THAT HIGHWAY AUTHORITIES SHOULD CONTROL THE RIGHT-OF-WAY AND ITS APPURTENANCES AND HAVE POWER TO ACQUIRE ADEQUATE RIGHTS-OF-WAY AND OTHER PARCELS OF LAND FOR THE PUBLIC BENEFIT; THAT A DEFINITE PART OF HIGHWAY FUNDS SHOULD BE BUDGETED FOR ROADSIDE DEVELOPMENT; THAT HIGHWAY AUTHORITIES SHOULD COOPERATE WITH LOCAL ORGANIZATIONS INTERESTED IN ROADSIDE WORK AND THAT STATE NURSERIES SHOULD IN GENERAL NOT GROW STOCK OBTAINABLE FROM COMMERCIAL NURSERIES. THERE IS AN APPENDIX GIVING DIGESTS OF ROADSIDE DEVELOPMENT LAWS FOR SEVERAL STATES AND A LIST OF REFERENCES. /AUTHOR/

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Vol 13, ParT I, PP 263-283, 6 FIG, 2 APP
  • Authors:
    • Keith, L M
    • Simonson, W H
    • Ludwig, W D
    • TORKELSON, M W
  • Publication Date: 1934

Media Info

  • Monograph Title: Proceedings of the Thirteenth Annual Meeting of the Highway Research Board Held at Washington, D.C. December 7-8, 1933. Part I: Reports of Research Committees and Papers
  • Serial:

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00204803
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS, TRB
  • Created Date: Aug 23 1971 12:00AM