ROADS TO SERVE THE NATION--THE STORY OF ROAD DEVELOPMENT IN THE UNITED STATES

The purpose of this booklet is to acquaint the international reader with the U.S. road system, the U.S. road transportation community, and the Federal Highway Administration's (FHWA's) International Highway Programs Office. The first sections describe the historical development of the road system and its social and economic effects. Later sections discuss current and expected future trends in U.S. road transportation, the organization and structure of the U.S. road community (FHWA, AASHTO, and the Transportation Research Board), FHWA's technology transfer programs, and the activities of the International Highway Programs Office.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Federal Highway Administration

    Office of International Programs, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  United States  20590
  • Publication Date: 1989

Language

  • English

Media Info

  • Features: Figures; Photos;
  • Pagination: 38 p.

Subject/Index Terms

Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00723876
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Report/Paper Numbers: FHWA-PL-89-024
  • Files: TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Jul 26 1996 12:00AM