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America"s highways, 1776-1976.

United States. Federal Highway Administration.

America"s highways, 1776-1976.

by United States. Federal Highway Administration.

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Published by Dept. of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration : for sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in [Washington] .
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    Subjects:
  • Roads -- United States -- Finance.,
  • Federal aid to transportation -- United States.,
  • Highway departments -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 553 p. :
    Number of Pages553
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17517110M

    Rethinking America's Highways: A 21st-Century Vision for Better Infrastructure ().pdf writen by Robert W. Poole: Americans spend hours every day sitting in traffic. And the roads they idle on are often rough and potholed, their exits, tunnels, guardrails, and bridges in terrible d. ( ) In recognition of the nation's bicentennial, the National Library of Medicine is presenting an exhibit honoring selected American achievements in medical science and practice and outlining the development of medical education, medical literature, and public health in the United States.

    Add to Print List Remove from Print List Notes. Microfilm of original published: Columbus, Ohio: Ohio Dept. of Transportation, [?]. maps. Title on map: Ohio: outpost of the American Revolution. BOOKS. Albright, Horace M. as told to Robert Cahn. The Birth of the National Park Service: The Founding Years, Chicago: Howe Brothers/Institute of the American West Book, American Association of State Highway Officials, Operating Committee on Roadside Development. A Guide for Highway Landscape and Environmental Design.

    New York: Benchmark Books, Grades Hesse, Karen. The Lincoln Highway: Main Street across America, a Tenth Anniversary Edition. Iowa City: University of Iowa, America’s Highways, A History of the Federal-Aid Program. Rethinking America's Highways: A 21st-Century Vision for Better Infrastructure ().pdf writen by Robert W Poole Jr: Americans spend hours every day sitting in traffic. And the roads they idle on are often rough and potholed, their exits, tunnels, guardrails, and bridges in terrible.


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