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Roads and the environment

Roads and the environment

a handbook

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Published by World Bank in Washington, DC .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementthe World Bank ... [and others].
SeriesReport -- TWU 13
ContributionsWorld Bank.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17075433M

Congress. House. Committee on Roads and Canals, 29 books United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Post Offices and Post Roads, 28 books Washington (State). Dept. of Highways., 26 books United States. Congress. House. Committee on Public Lands, 25 books United States. Bureau of Public Roads., 24 books Rand McNally, 23 books United States. The Westminster Energy, Environment & Transport Forum organises senior-level UK-wide public policy conferences relating to infrastructure, planning, rail, roads, aviation, nuclear, renewable, electricity, oil, gas, water and climate change. Roads can adversely affect the surrounding environment through erosion, and increased sediment delivery to streams, meadows, and riparian areas. Roads can intercept subsurface flows; increase hillslope drainage density through ditch lines and relief culverts; and create diversion potential at stream crossings.


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