STATE PARKWAYS

THE GARDEN STATE PARKWAY IN NEW JERSEY IS USED AS AN EXAMPLE TO DISCUSS THE PRINCIPLES OF STATE PARKWAY DESIGN. A STATE PARKWAY IS DEFINED AS A MODERN, HIGH-SPEED HIGHWAY DESIGNED TO CARRY PASSENGER VEHICLE TRAFFIC ONLY. COMMERCIAL VEHICLES ARE EXCLUDED SO AS TO PROVIDE A FREE, RAPID, AND CONSTANT FLOW OF TRAFFIC. THE FACILITY IS DESIGNED TO ELIMINATE ALL CROSSINGS AT GRADE AND TO PROVIDE LIMITED ACCESS. IN NEW JERSEY A PARKWAY IS A STATE HIGHWAY ESPECIALLY DESIGNED FOR THROUGH PASSENGER TRAFFIC OVER WHICH ABUTTERS HAVE NO EASEMENT BY REASON OF THE FACT THAT THEIR PROPERTY ABUTS ON THE ROADWAY, WITH SPECIAL TREATMENT IN LANDSCAPING AND PLANTING BETWEEN ROADWAYS AND ALONG ITS BORDERS. THE SPECIFIC TOPICS ADDRESSED IN THE CONSIDERATION OF DESIGN PRINCIPLES ARE WIDTH AND ACQUISITION OF RIGHT OF WAY, ALIGNMENT, PROFILE, AND LANDSCAPE DESIGN.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • No 928, pp 68-74, 7 FIG
  • Corporate Authors:

    Reports

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  • Authors:
    • Deak, O A
  • Publication Date: 1961

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  • Accession Number: 00205139
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Nov 29 1971 12:00AM