This collection of papers provides insight into the current state of the practice of road and airfield development in cold regions. Emphasis is placed upon the major planning criteria, design methods, and construction and maintenance considerations for various types of pavement structures. The papers are as follows: Road and Airfield Development in the Subarctic and Arctic, Alaska and Northwest Canada, J.W. Rooney and T.S. Vinson; Route Location/Siting: A Review of Practices, R.L. Schraeder, C.H. Riddle, and W.H. Slater; Frost Action, D.E. Pufahl; Temporary Snow and Ice Pavement Structures, R.L. Scher; Road and Airfield Design for Permafrost Conditions, D.C. Esch; Mechanistic Design of Asphalt Concrete Pavements in Cold Regions, T.S. Vinson and J.W. Rooney; Low Temperature Cracking and Rutting in Asphalt Concrete Pavements, T.S. Vinson, R.G. Hicks, and V.C. Janoo; Road and Airfield Maintenance, J.C. Becker and D.C. Esch; Use of Geosynthetics in Road and Airfield Construction in Cold Regions, T.C. Kinney; and Material Properties, Specifications and Testing for Pavements in Cold Regions, E.J. Chamberlain, V.C. Janoo, and S.A. Ketcham. A Subject Index and an Author Index are provided.

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    • This state of the practice report was prepared by the Technical Council on Cold Regions Engineering, ASCE.
  • Corporate Authors:

    American Society of Civil Engineers

    345 East 47th Street
    New York, NY  United States  10017-2398
  • Publication Date: 1996


  • English

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  • Features: Figures; Photos; References; Tables;
  • Pagination: 329 p.

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  • Accession Number: 00727340
  • Record Type: Publication
  • ISBN: 0784401918
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Oct 22 1996 12:00AM