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Public Roads

Spring 1996
Issue No:
Vol. 59 No. 4

Featuring developments in federal highway policies, programs and research technology.

The theme for this issue, "The Tie That Binds - The National Highway System," is portrayed as a package for the American people. The wrapping paper is decorated with clusters of pictographs that represent various transportation modes for people and freight, work places and school, homes, and travel/tourism/recreation. The bow is a ribbon of highway, reflecting that it is our highway system that ties everything together and provides the vital connections that link the essential elements of American life and commerce.