Accession Number : AD0712391

Title :   FROST INVESTIGATION 1944. REPORT ON FROST INVESTIGATIONS AND PAVEMENT BEHAVIOR TESTS DOW FIELD, BANGOR, MAINE.

Corporate Author : ARCTIC CONSTRUCTION AND FROST EFFECTS LAB BOSTON MASS

Report Date : JAN 1946

Pagination or Media Count : 243

Abstract : This is a report of the frost investigations performed at Dow Field, Bangor, Maine, during the winter, spring and summer of 1944 by the Boston District Office. The purpose of these investigations was to determine the influence of frost action in the subgrade soils beneath both rigid and flexible pavements at Dow Field upon the gross plane weight evaluation of these pavements. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*LANDING FIELDS, FREEZING), (*FREEZING, SOIL MECHANICS), FROST HEAVE, PAVEMENTS, WATER, ICE, TRAFFICABILITY, FOUNDATIONS(STRUCTURES), SAMPLING, TEST METHODS, MAINE

Subject Categories : Terminal Flight Facilities
      Soil Mechanics
      Snow, Ice and Permafrost

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE