## Route Surveys and Construction: A Pocket and Reference Book with Tables for the Survey, Design, and Construction of Highways, Railways, Airways, Tramways, Beltways, Canals, Flumes, Levees, Pipe Lines, Transmission Lines, and Other Route Constructions for Students, Professional Engineers, Construction Engineers, and Contractors |

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### Contents

CHAPTER I | 1 |

Selection of Routes | 2 |

General Types of Route Surveys | 4 |

Copyright | |

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