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Cost, performance, and esthetic impacts of an experimental forest road in MontanaAuthor(s): Rulon B. Gardner
Source: Res. Pap. INT-RP-203. Ogden, UT: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Intermountain Forest and Range Experiment Station. 28 p.
Publication Series: Research Paper (RP)
Station: Intermountain Forest Experiment Station
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DescriptionAn experimental logging road designed to minimize environmental and esthetic impact was constructed in northwest Montana. The road was single-lane (14-foot finished surface, 3-foot ditch), constructed along the contour. Esthetically, the single-lane experimental road was judged far superior to existing roads on the forest.
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CitationGardner, Rulon B. 1978. Cost, performance, and esthetic impacts of an experimental forest road in Montana. Res. Pap. INT-RP-203. Ogden, UT: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Intermountain Forest and Range Experiment Station. 28 p.
Keywordsforest roads, logging roads, road design, environmental impact
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