A STUDY OF SOCIAL, ECONOMIC AND ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT OF HIGHWAY TRANSPORTATION FACILITIES ON URBAN COMMUNITIES

THE STUDY WAS DONE TO GIVE HIGHWAY ADMINISTRATORS SOME PROCEDURES AND TOOLS FOR LOCATING AND BUILDING HIGHWAYS THAT WILL NOT ONLY SERVE THE TRAFFIC, BUT SATISFY THE NEEDS OF THE COMMUNITY AND THE PUBLIC, WITH REGARD TO APPEARANCE AND SOCIAL NEEDS AND AMENITIES. PROFESSIONALS FROM EACH DISCIPLINE IDENTIFY THE DESIRABLE IN HIGHWAY LOCATION AND PROVIDE A MEANS FOR EVALUATING THE DESIRABILITY, THE REQUIREMENTS OF ALL DISCIPLINES AMALGAMATED INTO ONE FACILITY TO MEET ALL THE NEEDS AND DESIRES OF THE PEOPLE. THE BOOK FOCUSES MOE ATTENTION ON THE THREE SOCIAL IMPACT CONSIDERATIONS OF: APPEARANCE, SOCIALOGICAL, AND NEIGHBORHOOD ECONOMIC CONSIDERATIONS IN HIGHWAY DESIGN. /FHWA/

  • Corporate Authors:

    Washington State Department of Highways

    Olympia, WA  United States 

    Federal Highway Administration

    1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  United States  20590
  • Authors:
    • Riedesel, G A
  • Publication Date: 1968

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00239750
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Federal Highway Administration
  • Files: TRIS, USDOT, STATEDOT
  • Created Date: Jun 1 1982 12:00AM