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Highway design and maintenance in developing countries

PTRC Summer Meeting. (7th 1979 University of Warwick).

Highway design and maintenance in developing countries

proceedings of seminar F held at the PTRC Summer Annual Meeting, University of Warwick, England from 9-12 July, 1979.

by PTRC Summer Meeting. (7th 1979 University of Warwick).

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Published by PTRC Education & Research Services in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesP177
ContributionsPlanning and Transport Research and Computation Company., Seminar on Highway Design and Maintenance in Developing Countries (1979 : University of Warwick)
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20241112M
ISBN 100860500586

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