New standards, current methods, and modern technology
Offering focused yet comprehensive coverage of the field of highway engineering, this Seventh Edition of Paul Wright and Karen Dixon’s classic text guides you though the latest standards and advances. You’ll explore the art of geometric design, roadside design, and approaches to the design of intersections and interchanges; learn modern methods for traffic control; and examine the most widely used technologies for highway materials and construction. In addition, the text features valuable background material on legislative, administrative, economic evaluation, traffic characteristics, as well as driver, pedestrian, and vehicle characteristics.
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)