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A Look at the History of the Federal Highway Administration
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August 15
1908 The American Society for Testing Materials adopts the procedure developed by Director Logan Page for testing the toughness of rock.
1963 The Right-of-Way Manpower Utilization Task Force, appointed by Administrator Rex Whitton on December 19, 1962, submits its report. Information gathering had included field interviews in all regions and 24 division offices. The report recommends that the Office of Right-of-Way and Location conduct supervisory inspections of regional office right-of-way operations. The inspections will allow headquarters staff to understand regional problems while helping regional staff to implement existing policy in a uniform way.
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