Accommodation of Utility Plant Within the Rights-of-Way of Urban Streets and Highways: Manual of Improved Practice

by Kendall E. Bert,
Morris M. Cohn, P.E.,
William D. Hurst, P.E.,
C. Richard Kuykendall,
Richard H. Sullivan,

American Society of Civil Engineers, New York, NY
1974, Soft Cover, Pg. 102
A Jointed Publication with American Public Works Association; Prepared for the U.S. Dept. of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration, and 25 Local Agencies, 7 State Highway Dept., and 11 Utility Companies

Manual of Practice No.: 14

Out of Print: Not available at ASCE Bookstore.

Document Type: Book - Manual of Practice


The American Public Works Association and the American Society of Civil Engineers have attempted through this manual, Accommodation of Utility Plant within the Rights-of-Way of Urban Streets and Highways, to present a concise guideline of practices which will improve local governmental agency and utility practices for the accommodation of utility facilities in urban street rights-of-way. This manual covers a broad range of topics, including planning and records, applications and permits, inspection, trench opening and restoration, traffic control, subsurface damage prevention, engineering safety standards, installation and maintenance, traffic needs, location considerations and constraints, and economic analysis of utility location alternatives.

Subject Headings: Traffic analysis | Traffic safety | Lifeline systems | Streets | Highways and roads | Underground structures | Highway engineering | Local government


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