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Highway and urban transportation in the 1970s and 1980"s. by Highway Research Board.

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Published by Highway Research Board .
Written in English

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Discussion held at 50th Annual Meeting of Highway Research Board, 1971.

SeriesSpecial reports -- no.122.
The Physical Object
Number of Pages20
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Open LibraryOL14114875M

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