WORKING GROUP FOR WINTER MAINTENANCE MATTERS. FINAL REPORT

ARBETSGRUPPEN FOER VINTERVAEGHAALLNINGSFRAAGOR: SLUTRAPPORT

This report presents an investigation concerning administration of winter maintenance of roads. The work has included: (a) collecting material about how the winter maintenance has been managed till now, (b) follow-up of winter maintenance from traffic safety's point of view, (c) handling of other countries' instructions for standardization, (d)working out of proposals for standardization of different parts of winter maintenance, (e) proposals for development of methods and devices for winter maintenance, (f)some experimental work. The results are presented in four chapters: (1) the labour management's preparations and inspections, (2) quality standard for winter maintenance, (3) snow clearance and deicing of footways, (4) the performance and methodology of snow clearance and deicing activities. Appendices deal with the following questions: (a) questionnaire on winter maintenance quality, (b) diurnal variation of accidents on icy and snowless roads, (c)distribution of accidents on icy and snowless roads on road category, (d) Norwegian and Finnish winter maintenance standards. (TRRL)

  • Corporate Authors:

    Swedish National Road Administration

    Fack S-10220
    Stockholm 12,   Sweden 
  • Publication Date: 1979-5

Language

  • Swedish

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00317202
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Swedish National Road and Transport Research Institute (VTI)
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Monograph
  • Files: ITRD, TRIS
  • Created Date: Feb 6 1981 12:00AM