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Timber Haul Road Construction in Southern Mountains

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Weyerhaeuser Company and Westvaco Corporation combine to discuss haul road construction in mountainous terrain of Arkansas and West Virginia. Road design, adoption of standards, construction techniques--these and other components are found to be equally important in building cost-effective roads that are environmentally acceptable. Costs range from $5,000 to $35,000 per mile of completed road, depending on steepness and difficulty of terrain.

Document Type: Journal Article

Affiliations: Public Affairs Forester for West Virginia Woodlands, Timberlands Division, Westvaco Corporation

Publication date: 1979-08-01

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  • Each regional journal of applied forestry focuses on research, practice, and techniques targeted to foresters and allied professionals in specific regions of the United States and Canada. The Southern Journal of Applied Forestry covers an area from Virginia and Kentucky south to as far west as Oklahoma and east Texas.
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