Interregional Highways: Message from the President of the United States, Transmitting a Report of the National Interregional Highway Committee, Outlining and Recommending a National System of Interregional Highways
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1944 - Express highways - 184 pages
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Page 145 - ... shall be punished by a fine of not less than five dollars ($5.00) nor more than one hundred dollars ($100.00), or by imprisonment in the city or county jail for not less than five days nor more than ninety days, or by both such fine and imprisonment.
Page 144 - State and county roads, and city and town or village streets, by grade separation or service road, or by closing off such roads and streets at the right-of-way boundary line of such limited access facility...
Page 174 - They consist of a tractor truck with semi-trailer or of the corresponding lane loading. The HS loadings are designated by the letter H followed by a number indicating the gross weight in tons of the tractor truck and the letter S followed by the gross weight in tons of the single axle of the semi-trailer.
Page 12 - The metropolitan districts for the census of 1930, as here presented, include, in addition to the central city or cities, all adjacent and contiguous civil divisions having a density of not less than 150 inhabitants per square mile, and also, as a rule, those civil divisions of less density that are directly contiguous to the central cities, or are entirely or nearly surrounded by minor civil divisions that have the required density.
Page 144 - Court proceedings necessary to acquire property or property rights for purposes of this Act shall take precedence over all other causes not involving the public interest in all courts, to the end that the provision of limited access facilities may be expedited.
Page 144 - ... are now or hereafter may be authorized by law to acquire such property or property rights in connection with highways and streets within their respective jurisdictions. All property rights acquired under the provisions of this act shall be in fee simple.
Page iv - Congress), is hereby further amended by striking out the figure "$10,000,000'' and inserting in lieu thereof "not to exceed $27,500,000". SEC. 5. The Commissioner of Public Roads is authorized and directed to make a survey of the need for a system of express highways throughout the United States, the number of such highways needed, the approximate routes which they should follow, and the approximate cost of construction ; and to report to the President and to Congress, within six months after the...
Page 145 - ... facility proper. Any person who violates any of the provisions of this section is guilty of a misdemeanor and upon arrest and conviction therefor shall be punished by a fine of not less than five dollars ($5.00) nor more...
Page 178 - Reduction in Load Intensity. Where maximum stresses are produced in any member by loading any number of traffic lanes simultaneously, the following percentages of the resultant live load stresses shall be used in view of improbable coincident maximum loading: One or two lanes 100...