REPORT OF COMMITTEE ON MAINTENANCE. II-SNOW REMOVAL AND SNOW REMOVAL EQUIPMENT

DURING THE WINTER OF 1925-26, 93,000 MILES OF HIGHWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES WERE KEPT CLEAR OF SNOW AT A COST OF $3,757,660. THIS IS AN INCREASE IN MILES CLEARED OF 50% OVER THE PRECEDING WINTER. SNOW FENCES ARE EMPLOYED IN ALL SECTIONS WHERE DRIFTS ARE ENCOUNTERED AND ARE REPORTED EFFECTIVE. STRAIGHT BLADE AND V-TYPE PLOWS ARE FAVORER FOR KEEPING THE ROADS CLEAR OF SNOW. HEAVY TRACTOR PLOWS ARE USED FOR OPENING ROADS AND FOR WIDENING SNOW CUTS.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Vol 6, pp 328-346, 16 FIG, 1 TAB
  • Authors:
    • Bishop, H K
    • Dillman, G C
  • Publication Date: 1927

Media Info

  • Monograph Title: Proceedings of the Sixth Annual Meeting of the Highway Research Board Held at Washington, D.C., December 2-3, 1926
  • Serial:

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00218608
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS, TRB
  • Created Date: Jul 2 1971 12:00AM