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USDOT Strategic Highway Research Program Effective Snow Fences Video

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“Effective Snow Fences – Federal Highway Administration 1991 – Video VH-286 – Part 1, Benefits, is intended for chief administrative officers and stresses the cost- effectiveness of snow fences. Properly constructed collector-type snow fences are briefly described, and significant cost savings and accident reduction are reported for a Wyoming installation. Part 2, Key Elements, is directed to technical and operational staff, but also stresses cost-effectiveness. Design elements are described in simple terms and guidelines are given for estimating wind transport of snow and required fence capacity, fence design, construction methods, installation, and placement.”