The author gives an account of recent developments in the design of new roads and adjoining areas. A description is given of the environmental issues involved in carrying out the road programme, the principles of route selection, the design of motorways and bridges, the steps taken to fit them into the landscape and to minimize any adverse effects upon amenities in town and country, and the services available to road users. It is pointed out that many new roads may bring a positive improvement to the quality of the environment and emphasis is placed on planting. A series of photographs illustrate the topics covered. /TRRL/

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  • Corporate Authors:

    Her Majesty Stationary Office

    49 High Holborn
    London WC1V 6HB,   England 
  • Authors:
    • De Hamel, B
  • Publication Date: 1976


  • English

Media Info

  • Features: Photos;
  • Pagination: 10 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00142797
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Transport and Road Research Laboratory (TRRL)
  • ISBN: 0 11 550368 4
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Monograph
  • Files: ITRD, TRIS
  • Created Date: Aug 4 1977 12:00AM