This manual has been prepared to provide guidance to writers of technical reports which are to be issued by the Division of Research, Kentucky Bureau of Highways. Concepts of technical report writing are presented. Specific instructions concerning the preparation and submission of reports for review are also presented. Appendices included provide rules for grammar, punctuation, etc. which cause engineer-writers particular problems.

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No. 434

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The contents of this report reflect the views of the author 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 Bureau of Highways. This report does not constitute a standard, specification, or regulation.