Highway Corridor Preservation: A Synthesis of Practice

Report No: 90-TA1

Published in 1989

About the report:

This report examines the general concept of planning for and protecting land designated to serve as new highway corridors in developing areas. It generally presents a review of the state of the practice by describing several methods for protecting potential highway corridors, some of which may be implemented immediately and some of which would require legislative or regulatory changes at either the federal, state, or local level. The report also presents a prospectus for future activities at the federal level regarding corridor preservation.

Disclaimer Statement:The contents of this report reflect the views of the author(s), who is responsible for the facts and the accuracy of the data presented herein. The contents do not necessarily reflect the official views or policies of the Virginia Department of Transportation, the Commonwealth Transportation Board, or the Federal Highway Administration. This report does not constitute a standard, specification, or regulation. Any inclusion of manufacturer names, trade names, or trademarks is for identification purposes only and is not to be considered an endorsement.


  • Michael A. Perfater

Last updated: December 27, 2023

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