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Highways and transit

Highways and transit

private sector sponsorship of and investment in major projects has been limited : report to Congressional requestors

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Published by General Accounting Office in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

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  • United States.,
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Road construction contracts -- United States.,
    • Roads -- United States -- Finance.,
    • Public-private sector cooperation -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesPrivate sector sponsorship of and investment in major projects has been limited, GAO-04-419 private sector sponsorship and investment in major projects
      StatementUnited States General Accounting Office.
      ContributionsUnited States. General Accounting Office.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTE195 .H54 2004
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiii, 62 p. :
      Number of Pages62
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3356885M
      LC Control Number2004398139
      OCLC/WorldCa55540235


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