Licence #4080

Regions: Inuvialuit Settlement Region, Gwich'in Settlement Area

Tags: engineering, geotechnical survey, road construction, traffic

Principal Investigator: Lingnau, Brian (1)
Licence Number: 4080
Organization: University of Alberta
Licenced Year(s): 1984
Issued: Jan 01, 1984

Objective(s): To make qualitative and quantitative observations of the performance of the Dempster Highway and to suggest design improvements. Observations include cut/fill slope sloughing, permafrost, degradation from highway fills. Cuts, bridges and culverts, borrow pit degradation, road trafficability, road heave and subsidence and drainage disruption.