HIGHWAYS AND THE ENVIRONMENT. COLLOQUIUM HELD AT THE INSTITUTION OF CIVIL ENGINEERS, LONDON, 4 NOVEMBER 1976

The objective of the colloquium was to produce a brief but comprehensive review of the state of knowledge in the UK of the impacts of highway schemes on the environment and their physical measurement. The principal points for discussion on eleven main topics were presented as follows: Session 1: Nuisance and measurement. (1) Noise by Sargent, JW; (2) Visual effects by Dawson, RFF and Harland, DG; (3) Pollution by Colwill, DM; (4) Community severance by Wilson, RL; (5) Agricultural severance by Van Rest, DJ, Bell, M and Hearne, AS. Session 2: Protective measures and environmental benefits of new roads. (6) Design against visual intrusion and protective measures against noise by Williams, OT; (7) Expression of environmental change by Jefferson, JR. Session 3: Evaluation procedures. (8) Recreation traffic by Miles, JC; (9) Subjective evaluation by Brooks, JA; (10) Evaluation procedures: A cost effectiveness approach by Lassiere, A; (11) Cost benefit possibilities by Duncan, KL. The colloquium was introduced by Bridle, RJ and the discussion was summariesed by Walker, MJ. /TRRL/

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  • Accession Number: 00193954
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Transport Research Laboratory
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Monograph
  • Files: ITRD, TRIS
  • Created Date: May 26 1979 12:00AM