publication . Article . 2006

Liiklusohutuse tagamine talvetingimustes mõjutab keskkonnaseisundit

Maire-Liis Hääl; Peep Sürje;
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  • Published: 27 Mar 2006 Journal: The Baltic Journal of Road and Bridge Engineering (issn: 1822-4288, eissn: 1822-427X, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Riga Technical University
  • Country: Lithuania
Abstract
The changeable Nordic climate has added problems to road maintenance and the environment to ensure traffic safety under winter conditions. The widespread use of salt (NaCl) for snow and ice removal from roads has resulted in environmental impacts in many areas. Some of the problems associated with the use of NaCl are the corrosion of bridges, road surfaces and vehicles and damage to roadside vegetation and aquatic system that are affected by water from de-iced roads. Accumulation of hard metals (Pb, Cd, Ni, Zn, Cu, Co) hazardous to the environment in areas near the road has been determined. The growth of zinc concentration in soil was accompanied by an increase ...
Subjects
free text keywords: traffic; road maintenance; studded tyres; chlorides; heavy metals; soil and groundwater contamination, Roads--Design and construction--Climatic factors, Automobilių keliai--Projektavimas ir statyba--Klimato įtaka, Chlorides, Chloridai, Heavy metals, Sunkieji metalai, traffic, road maintenance, studded tyres, soil and groundwater contamination, lcsh:Highway engineering. Roads and pavements, lcsh:TE1-450, lcsh:Bridge engineering, lcsh:TG1-470
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