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Modern urban highways

George Donald Kennedy

Modern urban highways

by George Donald Kennedy

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Published by Conference Committee on Urban Problems in [Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Communication and traffic,
  • Roads

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby G. Donald Kennedy ...
    ContributionsChamber of Commerce of the United States of America. Conference Committee on Urban Problems.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHE369 .K4
    The Physical Object
    Pagination32 p.
    Number of Pages32
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6474238M
    LC Control Number44031943
    OCLC/WorldCa18046627

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