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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The History and Future of America's Infrastructure Henry Petroski ... The Big
Roads: The Untold Story of the Engineers, Visionaries, and Trailblazers Who
Created the American Superhighways (Boston: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2011).

Low Volume Road Engineering

Author: Robert A. Douglas
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 148221265X
Size: 11.57 MB
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Washington, DC: American Association of State Highway and Transportation
Officials (AASHTO). Haas, R. ... The Big Roads: The Untold Story of the
Engineers, Visionaries, and Trailblazers Who Created America's Superhighways.
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The Globalization Of American Infrastructure

Author: Matthew Heins
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 131728237X
Size: 15.28 MB
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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, ...

Read On History

Author: Tina Frolund
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 1610694325
Size: 40.85 MB
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Hoover Dam on the Colorado River at the Nevada and Arizona border is an
engineering wonder. Controlling ... The Big Roads: The Untold Story of the
Engineers, Visionaries and Trailblazers Who Created the American
Superhighways. 2011.

An Alternative History Of Bicycles And Motorcycles

Author: Steven E. Alford
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1498528805
Size: 50.82 MB
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In both cases these canals had been built on the basis of massive public
investment. ... Earl Swift, The Big Roads: The Untold Story of the Engineers,
Visionaries, and Trailblazers Who Created the American Superhighways (New
York: ...

The Eisenhower Interstate System

Author: John Murphy
Publisher: Chelsea House
ISBN:
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Examines the Interstate Highway Act of 1956 which resulted in the construction of more than forty thousand miles of interconnected highways across all states, discussing the history of road construction in the United states and some of the ...

American Road

Author: Pete Davies
Publisher: Henry Holt and Company
ISBN: 1466862823
Size: 56.87 MB
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American Road is the story of this incredible journey. Pete Davies takes us from east to west, bringing to life the men on the trip, their trials with uncooperative equipment and weather, and the punishing landscape they encountered.

Asphalt And Politics

Author: Thomas L. Karnes
Publisher: McFarland
ISBN: 0786454679
Size: 52.86 MB
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Divided Highways

Author: Tom Lewis
Publisher: Cornell University Press
ISBN: 0801467837
Size: 69.20 MB
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In this updated edition of Divided Highways, Lewis brings his story of the Interstate system up to date, concluding with Boston's troubled and yet triumphant Big Dig project, the growing antipathy for big federal infrastructure projects, ...