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Development of the Pacific Highway and Sydney-Newcastle Freeway [sound recording] : Oral History Program / RTA
Bib ID 3069720
Format AudioAudio [sound recording]
Description [Sydney, N.S.W.] : NSW Roads and Traffic Authority, c2003 
2 sound discs (101 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet ([4] p. : ill. (some col.) ; 12 cm.) 
ISBN 0731053931
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Summary

"The RTA Environment Branch established an Oral History Program in 1997 to investigate various topics of historical interest, and Development of the Pacific Highway and Sydney-Newcastle Freeway was the third thematic oral history to be undertaken ... The major output of the project was some 36 hourse of taped interviews with people involved in all aspects of the Development of the Pacific Highway and Sydney-Newcastle Freeway, such as planning, location, survey, design, construction and maintenance activities. There are also interviews with those who earned their living on the routes - a truck driver, a bus operator and a Highway Patrol officer."--P. [4] of booklet.

Notes

"Original interviews and compilation by Cinetel Productions Pty Ltd (Frank Heimans)"--CD inlay card.

Selected for preservation. Low priority.

Subjects Roads and Traffic Authority of NSW -- Officials and employees -- Interviews.  |  Roads -- New South Wales -- Design and construction -- History.  |  Traffic engineering -- New South Wales -- History.  |  Transport workers -- Employees -- Interviews.  |  Pacific Highway (N.S.W. and Qld.) -- History.  |  Sydney-Newcastle Freeway (N.S.W.) -- History.
Other authors/contributors Heimans, Frank, 1943-  |  Roads and Traffic Authority of NSW  |  Cinetel Productions  |  Roads and Traffic Authority of NSW. Environment Branch  |  Oral History Program
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Oral History Program

RTA Oral History Program : Development of the Pacific Highway and Sydney-Newcastle Freeway

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