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Portland State University

Urban Studies and Planning

1978

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Metrication In Highway Design And Operations, Taher A. Al-Fadhli Jan 1978

Metrication In Highway Design And Operations, Taher A. Al-Fadhli

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The complex problem of metrication of highway design, construction and maintenance has been the subject of a number of studies and pilot projects carried out by the Federal Highway Administration (F.H.W.A.) of the United States and the Roads and Transportation Association of Canada. Through a research grant, the FHWA of the U.S.A. assigned the Ohio Department of Transportation, the Illinois Department of Transportation and the Oregon Highway Division to design, construct, and maintain these metric projects. The author has reviewed the experience and conclusions of these studies and the problems encountered in the pilot projects ...