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politics of congestion the continuing legacy of the Milwaukee freeway revolt by James J. Casey

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Published by Public Works Historical Society in Kansas City (Mo.) .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Wisconsin,
  • Milwaukee

Subjects:

  • Express highways -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee -- History.,
  • Public works -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee -- History.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 42-48).

StatementJames J. Casey ; edited by Howard Rosen.
SeriesEssays in public works history ;, #20
ContributionsRosen, Howard., Public Works Historical Society.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHE356.W5 C37 2000
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 85 p. :
Number of Pages85
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3450812M
LC Control Number2005351478
OCLC/WorldCa50612298

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