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Study of channelized traffic

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U.S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station

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U.S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station
Engineer Research and Development Center (U.S.)



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Preface: This report presents the results of a traffic survey performed at Lake Charles, Pinecastle, and MacDill Air Force Bases. The investigation was authorized by the Chief of Engineers in identical letters to the Division Engineer, Ohio River Division, Cincinnati, Ohio, and the Director, Waterways Experiment Station, Vicksburg, Mississippi, dated 21 January 1955, subject "Traffic Characteristics of the B-47 and B-52 Aircraft." The investigation was accomplished by personnel from the Ohio River Division Laboratories and the Waterways Experiment Station during the period 7-27 March 1955· The team was composed of Mr. K. H. McKee, engineer, and Mr. C. R. Meloy, engineering aide, from the Ohio River Division Laboratories; and Mr. P. J. Vedros, engineer, and Mr. F. B. Gauthier, photographer, from the Waterways Experiment Station. Mr. J. F. Redus, engineer from the Waterways Experiment Station, accompanied the team to Lake Charles Air Force Base and assisted in the study the first two days. The team was assisted by the following officers of the Strategic Air Command: Major Garrison and Major Stewart, Lake Charles Air Force Base; Colonel Fuller, Colonel Bone, and Major Lovett, Pinecastle Airforce Base; and Colonel Lucich, Captain Huntington, and Captain Greene, MacDill Air Force Base.


Pavements live loads, Runways (Aeronautics), Traffic flow


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