Road surface management for local governments resource notebook : final report by Louis B Stephens

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Published by Federal Highway Administration, Distributed in cooperation with Technology Sharing Program, Office of the Secretary of Transportation in Washington, D.C .

Written in English

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  • Pavements -- Maintenance and repair -- Management,
  • Pavements -- Maintenance and repair -- Handbooks, manuals, etc,
  • Low-volume roads -- Maintenance and repair -- Management

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Statementprepared by Louis B. Stevens [i.e. Stephens] ; prepared for Office of Highway Planning, Federal Highway Administration
ContributionsUnited States. Office of Highway Planning
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Pagination1 v. (loose-leaf) :
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Open LibraryOL13608970M

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