Final report of the highway location and design research project by Paul O. Roberts

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Published by School of Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge .

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  • Roads -- Location.,
  • Roads -- Design and construction -- Data processing.

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Other titlesHighway location and design research project.
Statementby Paul O. Roberts, Jr. [and] John H. Suhrbier.
SeriesMassachusetts Institute of Technology. Dept. of Civil Engineering. Research report, R66-9, R (Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Dept. of Civil Engineering) ;, 66-9.
ContributionsSuhrbier, John H., joint author., Massachusetts. Dept. of Public Works., United States. Bureau of Public Roads.
LC ClassificationsTA7 .M36 no. 66-9
The Physical Object
Pagination82, [19] p.
Number of Pages82
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5636454M
LC Control Number68064050

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