Travels in the South - A History of South African Roads

Table Of Contents

4 Foreword
7 Acknowledgements
8 Introduction
10 Prologue - Roads in antiquity
18 Roads timeline
20 Setting the scene for roads in South Africa
28 Chronicled roads in early South Africa
36 Growth in travel during the 19th century
42 From town streets to urban freeways
54 A countrywide national road network
68 Bypasses and ring roads
74 The concept and development of freeways
80 Secondary and tertiary access roads - the provincial road network
102 Financing of roads
112 Toll roads
126 Road pavements
140 Bridges
164 Road tunnels
174 Road research
182 Road designers and builders
214 Epilogue
218 Acronyms
219 Bibliography
220 Contributors