FEDERALLY COORDINATED PROGRAM OF RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT IN HIGHWAY TRANSPORTATION. INTRODUCTION AND SUMMARY
The research program can be defined as an array of the most urgent problems facing local, State and Federal highway officials who are responsible for the planning, location, design, and operation of transportation facilities. These problems include the research requirements resulting from the: experience gained in the construction and operation of the highway system; occurrence of natural phenomena such as floods and earthquakes; increased highway-user demands; environmental impact of planned and existing highways on the local community; and the requirements of new legislation.
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Washington, DC United States 20590
- Publication Date: 1975-1-1
- Pagination: 64 p.
- TRT Terms: Construction; Design; Design standards; Earthquakes; Environmental impacts; Environmental quality; Flood protection; Highway planning; Highway transportation; Highways; Laws; Legislation; Location; Needs assessment; Safety engineering; Social values; Transportation planning
- Uncontrolled Terms: User needs
- Old TRIS Terms: Community values
- Subject Areas: Construction; Design; Economics; Environment; Geotechnology; Highways; Law; Society;
- Accession Number: 00091490
- Record Type: Publication
- Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
- Report/Paper Numbers: FHWA/RD-FCP-001
- Files: NTIS, TRIS, USDOT
- Created Date: Jul 24 1975 12:00AM