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Snow problems on mountain highways in Washington State
Submitted by Armida on Fri, 02/15/2013 - 16:38
|Snow problems on mountain highways in Washington State
|Year of Conference
|Stackhouse, J. L., and Weber F. R.
|31st Annual Western Snow Conference
|Proceedings of the 31st Annual Western Snow Conference
|Western Snow Conference
|Yosemite National Park, California
|Highways, 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.