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State Highway Agencies (SHAs) in the United States use smoothness specifications to insure that they are providing the public with quality roads. Monetary incentives / disincentive policies based on the initial roughness values are used by SHAs to encourage contractors to build smoother roads. To justify...

 

The results of this project demonstrate the need for functional sub-classifications of rural local roads, with design parameters that address the unique characteristics of these roads. Incremental improvements are an acceptable method to increase safety on unpaved rural roads and to minimize liabili...

 

This report documents steps counties and townships in North Dakota can take to minimize their tort liability with respect to closing roads, abandoning roads, or designating minimum maintenance roads. This information is intended merely to be a guide, and is not a legal opinion.

 
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