THE ROLE OF THE SOIL ENGINEERING SECTION IN THE HIGHWAY DEPARTMENT

THE SOILS ENGINEER HAS A DEFINITE RESPONSIBILITY TO THE DESIGN ENGINEER AND OTHER ELEMENTS OF A HIGHWAY CONSTRUCTION TEAM, BUT FOR INSTITUTIONAL AND OTHER REASONS HIS EFFECTIVENESS IS OFTEN DIMINISHED. REGION 3 OF FHWA HAS INITIATED A PROGRAM TO EVALUATE THE STAFFING AND EFFECTIVENESS OF THE SOIL UNITS WITHIN THE SEVERAL STATES. A 9-ITEM QUESTIONNAIRE WAS SUBMITTED TO THE 50 STATES AND THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA FOR THIS PURPOSE. THE PRESENT ARTICLE SUMMARIZES THE RESPONSES AND SUGGESTS AREAS WHERE IMPROVEMENT IS NEEDED IN THE PRACTICE OF THE STATES.

  • Authors:
    • Goughnour, R D
  • Publication Date: 1971-8

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  • Pagination: p. 15-22
  • Serial:

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00230103
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: May 29 1972 12:00AM