URBAN HIGHWAY CONSTRUCTION--PART 1: PLANNING

THE AUTHOR DISCUSSES THE DIFFERENT ASPECTS OF THE PLANNING OF URBAN HIGHWAY CONSTRUCTION: FORMULATION OF PLANNING RECOMMENDATIONS FOLLOWED BY IMPLEMENTATION OF THE PLANNING DECISION, ECONOMIC JUSTIFICATION, WHICH CAN TAKE THE FORM OF A COST-BENEFIT ANALYSIS OF IMPROVEMENTS IN TRAFFIC FLOW, CAPACITY AND JOURNEY TIME: SELECTION OF ROUTE LOCATION; PUBLICATION OF ROAD PROPOSALS; CORRIDOR PLANNING (WHEN A NEW ROAD AND ADJACENT DEVELOPMENT PROCEED TOGETHER), AND ATTENTION IS DRAWN TO THE ADVANTAGES AND DISADVANTAGES OF TUNNELLING, ADVANCE ACQUISITION OF LAND, CONTROL OF THE BUDGET, STATUTORY UNDERTAKERS APPARATUS, AND HIGHWAY ACT. /TRRL/

  • Corporate Authors:

    Highway & Road Construction /UK

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  • Authors:
    • Dennington, D
  • Publication Date: 1973-4

Media Info

  • Features: Photos;
  • Pagination: p. 8-14
  • Serial:
    • Volume: 41
    • Issue Number: 176

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00239717
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Transport and Road Research Laboratory (TRRL)
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Feb 27 1974 12:00AM