Snow problems on mountain highways in Washington State

TitleSnow problems on mountain highways in Washington State
Publication TypeConference Proceedings
Year of Conference1963
AuthorsStackhouse, J. L., and Weber F. R.
Conference Name31st Annual Western Snow Conference
Series TitleProceedings of the 31st Annual Western Snow Conference
Date PublishedApril 1963
PublisherWestern Snow Conference
Conference LocationYosemite National Park, California
KeywordsHighways, Snow removal

Highway snow maintenance problems are discussed with emphasis placed on avalanche control, flood washout and earth and rock slides along with extreme snowfall rates accompanied by high winds. Problems are overcome with corrective measures at bottleneck locations, adequate snow removal equipment, emphasizing properly trained and dedicated operators of this equipment.