Pioneer Mountains Scenic Byway frost heave prevention and results

April 1st, 2016 / By: , / Case Study, Reinforcement, Transportation

Abstract The Pioneer Mountains Scenic Byway, located about 30 miles (48km) west of Dillon, Mont., seasonally experiences frost heave problems over a 20-mile (30-km) stretch of road. The road is closed to winter traffic and typically re-opens in May. Longitudinal full-section depth cracks form during the spring thaw. One location, in the high alpine meadows […]

 

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