Photographable PRO files 2006-12-13 Done files omitted

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PRO FILES TO REQUEST, UPDATED, 29/3/2004

MT 39/555--M4 and M5 in Gloucestershire and near Bristol (EC Boyce plays a big role)

DSIR 12/96-97--economic benefits of road improvements, benefits of building to motorway standard versus lesser improvement, and car ownership forecasting

MT 95/742-44--"give way to traffic already in roundabout" signing experiment on Leeds Road, Nottingham, with sign designs (MT 95/743 has the most interesting material and is the most important, but MT 95/744 is worth dealing with too)

MT 95/915--1970's file on signing E-routes--low priority, but interesting

MT 95/53--design policy on traffic signs (most material in file authored by WJ Hadfield)

MT 116/15--draft TSRGD 1964

MT 95/494--miscellanies related to motorway/major trunk road plans, including a few Trunk Road Appreciations and correspondence with the Min Housing & Local Govt regarding a version of the Barnes plan for publication

MT 95/501--a Motorways Working Party file, dealing with issues of hard shoulder stabilization, consistency of roadworks signs, the 55-yd marker post controversy, etc.

MT 95/1018--British policy on metricating traffic signs in the mid-1970's

MT 148/32--Trying to come up with a set of speed-flow relationships for COBA manual being prepared, 1968-73

BD 30/238--The problem of allocating resources to road schemes in Wales, where construction costs are £1m per mile versus £500,000 per mile in England and £400,000 per mile in Scotland

MT 95/652--Preston-Lancaster Motorway--planning and designing: Drake (Lancs CC) and Digby (MOT).

---MT 95/305--Colnbrook BP file; perhaps save as an example of interwar road projects?

MT 39/468--St Albans BP file

MT 39/152--planning the Kingston BP

MT 39/295?

---MT 89/217--Despicht's dream for a vastly expanded UK Euroroute network

MT 120/51--Feasibility of flyover intersections in urban areas

---MT 100/12--Ultimate carriageway widths of trunk roads and motorways, with certain design PCU volumes assumed

MT 95/831--Signing the Hendon urban motorway

MT 95/900--Fixing problem signs on the M4 between Chiswick-Langley Flyover and Slough/Maidenhead BP. Richly illustrated with photos.

MT 106/331--Signing traffic from M1 to Heathrow Airport

MT 112/392--comments on draft 1975 TSRGD

MT 95/690--A Worboys experiment with Ring Road signing in Lambeth BC

MT 95/689--Immediate pre-Worboys signing experiments on A1 bypasses, including one at Stamford

MT 95/537--Memorandum 780--the successor to Memorandum 575

MT 55/338--MOT reaction to Alness report

MT 120/61--MOT advice on road planning in urban areas (1955-60)

MT 95/894--MOT on designing for traffic, in rural areas mainly (late 1960's/early 1970's)

COU 6/128--Countryside Comm. on Warwick-Waterstock portion of M40

DSIR 12/292--RRL concrete research, including Autobahnen, reviews of American research, feasibility of Alconbury as an experimental site (unbroken bed of Oxford clay, good testbed for durable concrete roads over clay)

MT 121/517--file belonging to second Working Party on Motorways

MT 109/188--the first ten years of roadworks signs on motorways (including a controversy about project limit signs)

MT 152/120-21--Ross Motorway signs

MT 121/308--Kerensky's standard motorway sign gantries

MT 118/122--Steelwork issues associated with Kerensky's sign gantries

---MT 116/2--Worboys committee working papers

MT 95/496--Specific design and construction issues associated with Birmingham-Preston Motorway

MT 113/47--Anderson C'ttee file on motorway services signing

MT 39/554--Planning the Gloucestershire section of the BBM

FCO 76/580--Boring file dealing mostly with Vienna ratification, but probably worth photographing because of its treatment of pre-1981 bus lane signing

MT 120/95, 96--Fairly important files dealing with trunk road "master planning" and the series of trunk road appreciations which central government called for preparation in the mid-1950's

MT 112/67--motorway numbering--and other files in same sequence have information on traffic signing working party (1962)

MT 100/12--the ultimate carriageway widths file--referred to in SABRE

BD 25/123--Provision of bilingual signs & notices

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