Draws on recent research findings to describe the latest trends and techniques in the field of highway engineering—from organization, economics, location, operation, and safety to legal and environmental factors, geometric design, pavement design, and maintenance. Focuses on the maintenance and upgrading of existing roadways and the coordination of their use with public transit. Introduces Transportation Systems Management and other advanced methods of traffic direction and control. Provides up-to-date information on new construction materials, problems of highways in developing countries, and the highway accident problem.
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New standards, current methods, and modern technology
Offering focused yet comprehensive coverage of the field of highway engineering, this Seventh Edition of Paul Wright and Karen Dixon’s classic text guides you though the latest standards and advances. You’ll explore the art of geometric design, roadside design, and approaches to the design of intersections and interchanges; learn modern methods for traffic control; and examine the most widely used technologies for highway materials and construction. In addition, the text features valuable background material on legislative, administrative, economic evaluation, traffic characteristics, as well as driver, pedestrian, and vehicle characteristics.
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Book Description Wiley, 1982. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P11047102936X
Book Description Wiley, 1982. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 4. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX047102936X