Item: Development of the avalanche management program for the coquihalla highway
Title: Development of the avalanche management program for the coquihalla highway
Proceedings: 1988 International Snow Science Workshop, Whistler, October 12-15
Authors: Jack D. Bennetto
Abstract: This paper discusses the evolution of the avalanche management program for the Coquihalla Highway, a freeway opened in 1986, which transects a mountain pass in the Cascade Range of British Columbia. Standard and innovative avalanche management applications used throughout design, construction, and in the current operation provide a safe and efficient highway.
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Keywords: safety, highway, management program, avalanche, design, construction
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