REMOVAL OF ICE FROM PAVEMENTS

ATTENTION IS CALLED TO THE NEED FOR AN INVESTIGATION TO DEVELOP INFORMATION RELATIVE TO THE MOST EFFECTIVE AND ECONOMICAL MATERIALS AND METHODS FOR USE ON ICY ROAD SURFACES. MR. BLANCHARD COMMENTS THAT ICE NATURALLY DISAPPEARS FROM SURFACES IN THE FOLLOWING ORDER: BITUMINOUS PAVEMENTS, BRICK PAVEMENTS, AND CONCRETE PAVEMENTS. MR. ULMAN REPORTS THE SUCCESSFUL USE OF CALCIUM CHLORIDE ON THE BASIS OF 35 PERCENT SOLUTION MIXED WITH CINDERS TO ALLEVIATE ICY CONDITIONS. MR. ROOT REPORTS THAT NO PROBLEM HAS BEEN ENCOUNTERED WITH SCALING WHERE CALCIUM CHLORIDE WAS APPLIED FOR ICE REMOVAL IN IOWA.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Vol 10, pp 41-43
  • Authors:
    • Tiney, B C
    • Blanchard, A H
    • Ulman, M H
    • Root, W H
  • Publication Date: 1931

Media Info

  • Monograph Title: Proceedings of the Tenth Annual Meeting of the Highway Research Board Held at Washington, D.C. December 11-12, 1930
  • Serial:

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00218641
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS, TRB
  • Created Date: Jun 1 1971 12:00AM