This book provides an insight into the present position of technology relevant to the total area of the winter maintenance of roads. The most important sections of the book describe protection against snow, snow clearance, measures against black-ice and the actual organization of winter maintenance. Problems regarding the protection of streets against avalanches and drifting snow are discussed in detail. The section dealing with measures against black-ice not only describes and discusses both conservative and modern techniques relevant to the subject but also indicates their implications in environmental terms. The application of road heating systems and the use of frost and snow sensors are described in an easily comprehensible way. In addition the book indicates optimal organizational methods in the field of winter maintenance by means of examples. The final chapter is devoted to winter maintneance in cities. /TRRL/

  • Corporate Authors:

    Erhard (Rudolf)

    Innsbruck,   Austria 
  • Authors:
    • Dultinger, J
  • Publication Date: 1976


  • German

Media Info

  • Features: References;
  • Pagination: 248 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00174179
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Bundesanstalt für Straßenwesen (BASt)
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Monograph
  • Files: ITRD, TRIS
  • Created Date: Jun 28 1978 12:00AM