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Economic Effects of Highway Relief Routes on Small and Medium-Size Communities: Literature Review and Identification of Issues

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This report, prepared for the Texas Department of Transportation, explores the impact of highway relief routes on small- and medium-size communities in Texas. It summarizes the first phase of the research: the identification of key issues from the affected communities’ perspective and from TxDOT’s perspective, a review of the literature on highway relief routes pertaining to theory and methodologies, and a summary of the findings of previous research on this topic. Click here to view this research.

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