Infrastructure preservation: Extending road life in remote areas

Hagerty, Robin L.; Mason, George
August 1997
Engineer;Aug97, Vol. 27 Issue 3, p28
Trade Publication
Describes roadway deterioration caused by military transportation in remote areas and presents some actions that can extend road life. Impact of the use of the US Army's series M923 trucks on roadways; Dynamic force exerted on the driver; Relationship of speed and surface roughness; Soil stress; Alternatives for preserving road life.


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