Comprehensive book focusing solely on highway transportation. Contains treatment of highway administration and planning, evaluation, driver needs, geometric design, the nature of traffic flow and control, pavement design, and an extensive description of how highways are constructed and maintained.
* Offers the very latest AASHTO codes and guidelines for highway design, construction, and beautification.
* Dr. Wright is widely recognized as an expert in highway safety.
A text on highway engineering, covering highway administration, transportation planning, geometric design of highways, intersections, mass transit facilities, traffic engineering, materials, earthwork operations, and maintenance. Includes b&w photos and problems, and reference tables. This sixth edition incorporates expanded and updated material on emerging technologies in traffic control, social and environmental impacts, computer applications, roadside design, and flexible pavement design. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)