Introduction to low-volume roads

Authored by: Robert A. Douglas

Low-Volume Road Engineering: Design, Construction, and Maintenance

Print publication date:  December  2015
Online publication date:  January  2016

Print ISBN: 9781482212631
eBook ISBN: 9781482212655
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Low-volume roads are a lower order of worldwide land transport. They begin where animal track and walking trail end. They are the beginning of [the] world economy and are the life lines for rural communities. Everything that sustains us – grown, mined, or drilled – begins [its journey to us] on a low-volume road. Low-volume roads transcend language, culture, topography, and climate.

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