Identification of traffic management problems in work zones by J. B. Humphreys

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  • Traffic engineering.,
  • Traffic safety.

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StatementJ. B. Humphreys, H. D. Mauldin, T. D. Sullivan.
SeriesReport - Federal Highway Administration ; no. FHWA-RD-79-4
ContributionsMauldin, H. D., Sullivan, T. D., United States. Federal Highway Administration. Traffic Systems Division., United States. Federal Highway Administration. Office of Development.
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Paginationiii, 142 p. ;
Number of Pages142
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Open LibraryOL15237355M

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