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Figure 5.2 A Text Description

Figure 5.2 is a drawing of a roadway and the surrounding landscape. The landscape slopes down from the left to a roadway with a river to the right.

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Road disrupts character of the landscape and river.

Location within a flood plain will require the road elevation to be higher.

Road is visible from both sides of the valley.

Return to Figure 5.2.

Updated: 3/12/2012
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