Trade-offs between geometric design standards and safety for low volume roads
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Trade-offs between geometric design standards and safety for low volume roads

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Published .
Written in English

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  • Roads -- Design and construction.

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Statementby Aram Kornsombut.
The Physical Object
Pagination[4], v, 150 leaves, bound :
Number of Pages150
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17905238M

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