STYROFOAM HIGHWAY INSULATION ON COLORADO MOUNTAIN PASSES

STYROFOAM "HI" HAS BEEN FOUND TO BE EFFECTIVE IN ELIMINATING FROST HEAVING ON COLORADO'S MOUNTAIN PASSES. THE COST OF INSTALLING TWO-INCH-THICK STYROFOAM IS APPROXIMATELY $1000 PER HUNDRED FEET OF TWO-LANE ROADWAY WHEN INSTALLATION IS DONE BY MAINTENANCE FORCES AND EXCAVATION AND REPLACEMENT OF MATERIALS IS NECESSARY. /AUTHOR/

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • RPT NO CDOH-P&R-R&SS-72-6
  • Corporate Authors:

    Colorado Department of Highways

    4201 East Arkansas Avenue
    Denver, CO  United States  80222
  • Authors:
    • Hayden, R L
    • Swanson, H N
  • Publication Date: 1972-3

Media Info

  • Features: Figures;
  • Pagination: 12 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00238073
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS, STATEDOT
  • Created Date: Apr 17 1973 12:00AM