Chapter1 - began Area Population And mileage 1916 1921 1944 1956 3C focusing Urban Highway Surface Transportation Act on Urban area System Social

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CE222 Highway Engineering Chapter 1 Notes Civil Engineering deals with various facilities, highway engineering deals with highway facilities in terms of planning, design, construction, operation, and maintenance. 1. Importance of Highway Systems 14% of the total gross domestic product 25% of retail sales 43.4% intercity tonnage of freight 27.2% total intercity ton-miles 2. Highway Development History Road Construction 1) Toll roads or turnpikes 2) Golden age drove great western expansion, drove the construction of railroads and ceased the development of roads 3) Motor vehicle emerged, farm-to-market roads and through roads were in great demand. Pavement Technology Broken-stone Brick Concrete and Asphalt Surface surface surface Federal Aid Programs Fed Road Act FAH National System Interstate 50-50 match Designated of Interstate Highway Formula for fund Interstate road Highway System System Allocation: Gasoline taxes (Concept or plan)
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Unformatted text preview: began Area, Population, And mileage 1916 1921 1944 1956 3C, focusing Urban Highway Surface Transportation Act on Urban area System, Social 4R act Economic and Environment Deteriorating Highway Impacts Infrastructure 1962 1970 1980 ISTEA, end of construction TEA-21 NHS, Funding flexibility Reauthorization of ISTEA ITS 1991 1998 3. Highway System in US: Classification Functional Classification: Accessibility and Mobility Figure 1-2 Classes: Principle Arterials (Interstate Highways) Minor Arterials Collectors Local Highways Administrative Classification: Allocation of funds and authority for planning, design, construction, operation and maintenance of highways Classes: Federal-Aid Systems State Systems Local Systems Toll Roads 4. Highway Numbering System Odd numbers for east-west interstate highways Even numbers for north-south interstate highways...
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This note was uploaded on 02/09/2009 for the course CE 222 taught by Professor Jia during the Winter '09 term at Cal Poly Pomona.

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Chapter1 - began Area Population And mileage 1916 1921 1944 1956 3C focusing Urban Highway Surface Transportation Act on Urban area System Social

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