The Big Roads

Author: Earl Swift
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 054754913X
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The Big Roads tells the story of this essential feature of the landscape we have come to take for granted.

The Road Taken

Author: Henry Petroski
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
ISBN: 1632863618
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Heiss, Laurie, and Jill Smyth. The Merritt Parkway: The Road that Shaped a
Region (Charleston, S.C.: The History Press, 2014). Swift, Earl. The Big Roads:
The Untold Story of the Engineers, Visionaries, and Trailblazers Who Created the
American Superhighways (Boston: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2011). Weingroff,
Richard F. “The Battle of Its Life,” Public Roads, May/June 2006, http://www.fhwa.
dot.gov/publications/ publicroads/06may/05.cfm.

The Globalization Of American Infrastructure

Author: Matthew Heins
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 131728237X
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Lewis, Divided Highways, pp. 26–31, 37–38; Phil Patton, Open Road: A
Celebration of the American Highway (New York: Simon and Schuster, 1986), pp.
67–71. Lewis, Divided Highways, pp. 41–44; Earl Swift, The Big Roads: The
Untold Story of the Engineers, Visionaries, and Trailblazers Who Created the
American Superhighways (Boston: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2011), pp. 127–
132. McNichol, The Roads That Built America, pp. 78–81; Lewis, Divided
Highways, pp. 43, 48–55.

Read On History

Author: Tina Frolund
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 1610694325
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Hoover Dam on the Colorado River at the Nevada and Arizona border is an
engineering wonder. Controlling the Colorado River was talked about for years
before the dam was finally conceived in the 1920s and built during the darkness
of the Great Depression. The result was population expansion in the West, ...
Swift, Earl. The Big Roads: The Untold Story of the Engineers, Visionaries and
Trailblazers Who Created the American Superhighways. 2011. Houghton Mifflin
Harcourt.

An Alternative History Of Bicycles And Motorcycles

Author: Steven E. Alford
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1498528805
Size: 40.11 MB
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Reid's book argues that, “Roads were not built for cars. Nor were they built for
bicycles. They were not built for sulkies, or steam engines, or any form of
wheeled vehicle. Roads were not built for horses, either. Roads were built for
pedestrians” (Kindle loc. 2146). 22. Earl Swift, The Big Roads: The Untold Story
of the Engineers, Visionaries, and Trailblazers Who Created the American
Superhighways (New York: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2011), Kindle loc. 1530.
23. Consider, by ...

Low Volume Road Engineering

Author: Robert A. Douglas
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 148221265X
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The Big Roads: The Untold Story of the Engineers, Visionaries, and Trailblazers
Who Created America's Superhighways. Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt,
pp. 198–199. 7.11 MTO. 1990. Pavement Design and Rehabilitation Manual.
MTO STO-90-01. Toronto, Ontario, Canada: Ministry of Transportation of Ontario (
MTO), 277pp. MTO. 2004. Material specifications for aggregates—Base, subbase
, select subgrade, and backfill material. Ontario Provincial Standard Specification
 ...

Landmark Legislation 1774 2012

Author: Stephen W. Stathis
Publisher: CQ Press
ISBN: 1483386252
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government offices outside the Washington headquarters were known. Created a
Personnel Classification Board to administer the act, and especially to “review”
and “revise” allocations made by department officials. Approved March 4, 1923 (
42 Stat. 1488–1499). Note 1. Earl Swift, The Big Roads: The Untold Story of the
Engineers, Visionaries, and Trailblazers Who Created the American
Superhighways (Boston, Mass.: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2011), 74. Sixtyeighth
Congress ...

Auto Biography

Author: Earl Swift
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0062282670
Size: 41.83 MB
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A brilliant blend of Shop Class as Soulcraft and The Orchid Thief, Earl Swift's wise, funny, and captivating Auto Biography follows an outlaw auto dealer as he struggles to save a rusted '57 Chevy—a car that has already passed through ...

Montana

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Civil Engineering 76 (June 2006): 36–59; and Henry Petroski, “Engineering: On
the Road.” American Scientist 94 (Sept.-Oct. 2006): 396-99. 2. Earl Swift, The Big
Roads: The Untold Story of the Engineers, Visionaries, and Trailblazers Who
Created the American Superhighways (Boston, 2011), 223-24: Richard F.
Weingroff, “Essential to the National Interest.” Public Roads 69 (Mar.-Apr. 2006);
Richard F. Weingroff, “One Mile in Five: Debunking the Myth.” Public Roads 63 (
May–June ...

Going Under

Author: Earl Swift
Publisher: HarperCollins
ISBN: 0062661418
Size: 73.49 MB
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Interweaving the story of Tangier’s remarkable past with the first-person stories of crabbers and others who make their living from the sea, it is a bittersweet and eye-opening look at a world that has, quite nearly, gone by—and a ...