New Directions and Techniques in Highway Location Planning

by Stanley L. Peters, Regional Mgr., Southeastern States; URS/The Ken R. White Co., Atlanta, GA,

Serial Information: Transportation Engineering Journal of ASCE, 1974, Vol. 100, Issue 2, Pg. 305-312

Document Type: Journal Paper

Abstract: A review of the state-of-the-art of highway location planning with a case history of an application of some of the newest techniques and the results of their use. The use of public desire as quantified input factor is examined. A case is extended urging that location studies be preceded by warrant studies which determine if a proposed facility is an optimal solution from the standpoint of improving the quality of life.

Subject Headings: Case studies | Highways and roads | Lifeline systems |

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