The development and verification of methodologies for assessing the potential for forming ice jams and estimating ice jam heights are discussed. Physical properties of ice, variables that affect ice forces, measurements of ice pressures on bridge piers, and a proposed ice load specification for bridge piers are described. /EI/

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    Federal Highway Administration

    Office of Research and Development, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  United States  20590
  • Authors:
    • Watts, F J
    • Podolny Jr, W
  • Publication Date: 1978-9

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  • Accession Number: 00194910
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Engineering Index
  • Files: TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Aug 15 1979 12:00AM