Quick Answers

The Quick Answers section is where we answers questions from people like you. These cover a wide variety of subjects of interest to local road/highway and related agencies.

If you have a question you would like answered, please email us at clrp@cornell.edu. For additional information on any of the topics or entries posted here, contact our office, our Senior Engineer, David Orr, or our Technical Assistance Engineer, Geoff Scott. David can be reached via telephone at (607) 255-8465, or dpo3@cornell.edu. Geoff can be contacted at (607) 255-2806 or grs78@cornell.edu.

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