Study on snow disaster prevention along the highway from Tiechanggou to Emin

The Provincial Highway No. 318 from Tiechanggou to Emin in Tacheng, Xinjiang, China goes from east to west has a total length of 85 km, because of special geography conditions and climate, there are frequent snow disasters each year, especially at the most serious road section from Mayitashi to Camel Neck total 33km. From December in winter to March in the spring of next year, the traffic is cut, and frostbitten and fatalities people are often reported. In order to change the situation, in 1998, the Xinjiang Communication Department approved to carry out a research on highway snow disaster prevention at this area. This paper covers the snow disaster prevention scheme and practical measures used there. (A). For the covering abstract of the conference see ITRD E212110.

  • Authors:
    • LI, C
    • LI, J
  • Publication Date: 2002


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  • Accession Number: 01043067
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Swedish National Road and Transport Research Institute (VTI)
  • Files: ITRD
  • Created Date: Mar 6 2007 8:10AM