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.
|Publisher:||Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated|
Table of ContentsHighway and Urban Transportation Systems, Organizations, and Associations.
Highway and Urban Transportation Planning.
Economy and Resource Use.
Financing Highways and Public Transportation.
Computations, Surveys, and Plans.
Legal Problems in Transportation.
Driver, Vehicle, Traffic, and Road Characteristics.
Highway Operations-Traffic Engineering.
Highway Accident Prevention.
Transportation and the Environment.
Soils and Materials.
Constructing the Roadbed.
Gravel and Crushed Rock Roads-Stabilized Roads.
Macadam Surfaces-Macadam Bases.
Highway Maintenance and Rehabilitation.