Houston Moves to Unravel Traffic

by Merja Lehtinen, Production Ed.; Civil Engineering — ASCE, New York, N.Y. 10017,

Serial Information: Civil Engineering—ASCE, 1982, Vol. 52, Issue 11, Pg. 60-63

Document Type: Feature article


Houston, Texas is growing and has more cash to invest in its infrastructure than most American cities. Roads are being repaired and improved, more highways built, and new management strategies applied to solve Houston's giant traffic problem. More than seven hours of congestion a day is the current norm. Here, the private sector is taking a lead in turning Houston around. ASCE members play key roles.

Subject Headings: Highway and road management | Traffic management | Infrastructure | Private sector | Texas | United States

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