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Nomination of Francis C. Turner to be Federal Highway Administrator

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Public Works.

Nomination of Francis C. Turner to be Federal Highway Administrator

hearing, Ninety-first Congress, first session ... March 11, 1969.

by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Public Works.

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Published by U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Turner, Francis Culer, 1908-

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsKF26 .P8 1969
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 36 p. :
    Number of Pages36
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5737813M
    LC Control Number70601190

    Francis C. Turner () was born in Dallas, Texas, and graduated from Texas A & M University in with a bachelor's degree in civil engineering. Tireless and renowned champion of the interstate highway system. Turner, Francis Cutler, Inventory of the Francis C. Turner Papers linear feet Francis C. Turner () was born in Dallas, Texas, and graduated from Texas A & M University in with a bachelor's degree in civil engineering. He worked as a highway engineer for the Bureau of Public Roads, earning a professional degree.

    PN - Nomination of Paul Trombino III by the U.S. President for Administrator of the Federal Highway Administration at Department of Transportation, th Congress (). Francis C. Turner, a native of Dallas, held key federal highway positions during the birth of the interstate highway system, including chief engineer and director of public roads. In , he was appointed federal highway administrator.

    Administration of Federal Highway Administration State Planning and Research, Part II: Jack D: Jernigan: [email protected] () Research and Technology Program Development and Partnership Team: Advanced Sensor and Communications Technologies: Gregory W (Greg) Davis: @ The organization United States, Bureau of Public Roads represents an institution, an association, or corporate body that is associated with resources found in Brigham Young University.


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Nomination of Francis C. Turner to be Federal Highway Administrator by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Public Works. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. Nomination of Francis C. Turner to be Federal Highway Administrator: hearing, Ninety-first Congress, first session Ma [United States. Congress. Senate.

Committee on Public Works.]. Turner was appointed by President Eisenhower to be the Executive Secretary of the Clay Commission President's Advisory Committee on the National Highway Program in He then worked as the deputy commissioner, chief engineer, and Federal Highway : DecemDallas, Texas, U.S.

(The book is included in Series 1. of the Papers and cataloged separately. See Items Separated section in this finding aid.) later, President Richard M. Nixon appointed Turner as Federal Highway Administrator in Although Turner retired from his post as Federal Highway Administrator inhe remained active in the service of the highway.

Francis C. Turner Award Nomination Deadline: November 1st This award was established by the Transportation and Development Institute (formerly the Highway and Urban Transportation Divisions) of the Society by the solicitation of gifts from the many friends and admirers of Francis C.

Turner,former Chief Engineer of the Bureau of Public Roads, and retired Federal Highway Administrator.

U.S. Department of Transportation Federal Highway Administration New Jersey Avenue, SE Washington, DC Francis C. (Frank) Turner of BPR was appointed to serve as the advisory committee's executive secretary.

Turner was an excellent choice because, unlike the members of the Clay Committee, he had direct knowledge of highway finance and construction, gained through a career that began when he joined BPR in The Federal-Aid Highway Act of. The plan was to create a public authority to build the cross-State highway in the shortest possible time.

After helping to win voter support for the plan, Tallamy was appointed chairman of the three-member thruway authority. The selection of Tallamy as Federal Highway Administrator was widely applauded.

Federal Highway Administration, Washington, DC. 25, likes talking about this were here. The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) is responsible for ensuring that America's roads, /5(38).

The Post and Partnership for Public Service, a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization, are tracking roughly key executive branch nominations through the confirmation process.

The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) is a division of the United States Department of Transportation that specializes in highway transportation. The agency's major activities are grouped into two programs, the Federal-aid Highway Program and the Federal Lands Highway Program.

Its role had previously been performed by the Office of Road Inquiry, Office of Public Headquarters: Washington, D.C., U.S. Nomination of Francis C. Turner to be Director of the Bureau of Public Roads: hearing before the Committee on Public Works, United States Senate, Ninetieth Congress, first session, on the nomination of Francis Culer Turner to be Director of the Bureau of Public Roads, Department of Transportation, Febru by United States (Book).

Francis C. Turner () was born in Dallas, Texas, and graduated from Texas A & M University in with a bachelor's degree in civil engineering. He worked as a highway engineer for the Bureau of Public Roads, earning a professional degree in civil engineering from Texas A & M University in The Francis C.

Turner Papers () represent 68 years of materials authored or collected by Turner. Series 1. through Series 4. include highway engineering reports written for the Bureau of Public Roads, Clay Committee papers dating from the s hearings on the development of a national interstate highway program, and speeches, publications, correspondence, and.

Francis C. Turner, often called the chief engineer of the Interstate System of highways that redrew the map of America, died on Saturday at a hospice in Goldsboro, N.C.

This approach had its origin in a proposal put forth in a address to AASHTO by former Federal Highway Administrator Francis C. Turner. The approach evaluated by the committee differs in an important respect from Turner's original concept: in the committee's approach.

T F McGarry lr on Feb 8 and 27 eds opposing nomination of F G Turner as Fed Hwy Admr denies suggestion that Turner is 'old-line road-bldg bureaucrat who would be antagonistic to effective safety.

Administrator, Federal Highway Administration. Walter W. Belson Director of Public Relations, American Trucking Associations, Inc.

Charles D. Curtiss* Commission, U. Bureau of Public Roads. Buchanan* The Asphalt Institute. Frank C. Turner* Administrator, Federal Highway Administration. John W. Gibbons*. Francis C.

Turner, Federal Highway Administrator, U.S. Department of Transportation (ex officio) A. Johnson, Executive Director, American Association of State Highway Officials (ex officio) J. Hutcheson, Chairman, Division of Engineering, National Research Council (ex officio) David H.

Stevens, Chairman, Maine State Highway Commission (ex. Francis C. Turner Award, established by the solicitation of gifts from the many friends and admirers of Francis C.

Turner,former Chief Engineer of the Bureau of Public Roads, and retired Federal Highway Administrator. The award is based on the nominee’s contributions to the advancement of the knowledge and practice of. In a deposition, however, F. Turner, the Director of the Federal Highway Administration at the time, stated that the FHWA did not have sufficient undesignated interstate mileage to fund the "entire loop," as he phrased it.

Y 4.P 96/W 58 Nomination of Donald W. Whitehead. Hearing. Y 4.P 96/W 84 Nominations of Stanley Womer and Chester M. Wiggin, Jr. Hearing. Y 4.P 96/ Nomination of Francis C. Turner to be Federal Highway Administrator. Hearing. Y 4.P 96/ Power Aspects of the Tocks Island Dam, Delaware River Basin.

Hearings.Unfortunately, this book can't be printed from the OpenBook. If you need to print pages from this book, we recommend downloading it as a PDF. Visit to get more information about this book, to buy it in print, or to download it as a free PDF. Trombino Withdraws Nomination to Become FHWA Administrator Story Content Former Iowa Department of Transportation Director Paul Trombino withdrew his name from Senate consideration to become the next head of the Federal Highway Administrator, with news reports saying he has chosen to remain in Iowa to care for his ailing father.