Economic study of roadway lighting by Arno Cassel

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Published by Highway Research Board of the Division of Engineering Research, National Academy of Sciences-National Research Council in [Washington] .

Written in English

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  • Roads -- Lighting -- Estimates

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Bibliography: p. 47-48.

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Statement[by] Arno Cassel and Douglas Medville.
SeriesNational Cooperative Highway Research Program., Report 20, NAS-NRC publication ;, 1219, Report (National Cooperative Highway Research Program) ;, 20., Publication (National Research Council (U.S.)) ;, no. 1219.
ContributionsMedville, Douglas, joint author.
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LC ClassificationsTE7 .N25 no. 20
The Physical Object
Pagination77 p.
Number of Pages77
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6007811M
LC Control Number66060056

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