Rock Products Volume 17, No. 2

Rock Products Volume 17, No. 2

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1915 edition. Excerpt: ...greatest need at the present time. "New Jersey boasts that it has no state bonded debt, but neither has it stone-surfaced highways to compare with the main arteries of travel in some other states, New York for instance," said Presi dent Hanstein. "Nor will New Jersey, which ought to lead other states in unsurpassed driveways because it is the "pleasure state" of the East, the home of shore cities and a mecca for motorists, ever get all-paved roads until the State is prepared to provide the money and go ahead and build them." President Hanstein will ask all local bodies to combine for a stone-surfaced route along the coast, connecting the shore cities with a link to Philadelphia for the benefit of automobile travel from the West and South and another to Jersey City. ROAD BUILDERS' ANNUAL. Big Improvements for New Mexico. At a recent meeting of the State Highways Officials' Association which was held at Santa Fe, N. M., resolutions were adopted endorsing the state highway commission and the county road board system. It was recommended that where necessary for the sake of harmony a member of the board of county commissioners be appointed on the road board. The United States Department of Agriculture was requested to make provisions for an advance of $2,000,000 annually for building roads in the national forests of New Mexico. Congress was urged to pass joint memorial No. 2, asking for 2,000,000 acres of public lands in New Mexico for highway purposes. A resolution on broad tire vehicles was referred to the legislative committee. State Engineer James A. French in an address before the association stated that there would be $1,250,000 available for good roads in New Mexico during the coming year. He said that he...show more

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  • Paperback | 52 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 109g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236801075
  • 9781236801074