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Scenic highways (Pmrcces)

Definition
Areas of land for restoring, preserving, and enhancing scenic beauty adjoining a highway: they may contain a significant feature, provide an opportunity for an unobstructed view of a feature, or provide separation from an adverse use. (Source: AASHTO Glossary)
Use For
Scenic byways
Scenic corridors
Broader Term
Types of roads by environment (Pmrcce)
Related Terms (Hierarchical)
Forest roads (Pmrccef)
Mountain roads (Pmrccem)
Parkways (Pmrccep)
Rural highways (Pmrccer)
Urban highways (Pmrcceu)
Related Terms (Associative)
Scenic easements (Cqegs)