This Bureau of Mines publication contains a complete manual for design of surface mine haulage roads. The manual covers such aspects of haulage road design as road alignment, both vertically and horizontally, construction materials, cross slope and drainage provisions. Traffic control and design of proper lane widths to promote safe vehicle movement is also included. Other areas contained in this manual are suggested criteria for road and vehicle maintenance and for runaway vehicle safety provisions. The aim of this publication is to provide those involved with surface mine haul road design with a manual containing recommended practices that, if implemented, will promote safer, more efficient haulage routes.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Skelly and Loy

    2601 North Front Street
    Harrisburg, PA  United States  17110

    Bureau of Mines

    C Street Between 18th and 19th Streets, NW
    Washington, DC  United States  20241
  • Authors:
    • Kaufman, W W
    • Ault, J C
  • Publication Date: 1977

Media Info

  • Pagination: 76 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00175817
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: BuMines-IC-8758
  • Contract Numbers: J0225037
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jun 28 1978 12:00AM