haul road

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haul road

[′hȯl ‚rōd]
(mining engineering)
A road built to carry heavily loaded trucks at a good speed; the grade is limited and usually kept to less than 17% of climb.
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When spring overflow from the Sagavanirktok River rose up and covered the Dalton Highway this spring, it cut off the only road connection to the North Slope--and some of the largest oil and gas developments in the state.
Visitors experience the Arctic region when they travel with Princess along the Dalton Highway to Prudhoe Bay, the beginning of the Trans- Alaska Oil Pipeline.
Governor Bill Walker declared two state disasters in response to flooding that made the Dalton Highway impassable.
Completion of the AMDIAR would provide road access from the Dalton Highway to the Ambler mining district where the State of Alaska and NANA Regional Corp.
Schank was recognized as the 2014 Driver of the Year by the Alaska Trucking Association (ATA) and received a letter of commendation from former Alaska Governor Sean Parnell for 37 years of accident-free driving over the treacherous Dalton Highway linking Fairbanks to Prudhoe Bay, Alaska.
Preliminary plans for the proposed 800-mile North Slope natural gas pipeline south to Cook Inlet show it would cross the trans-Alaska oil pipeline 12 times, the Dalton Highway 22 times, the Parks Highway 12 times, Alaska Railroad tracks four times, and the Elliott and Kenai Spur highways one time each.
Photo of Pad (looking towards Dalton Highway from SE corner)(please
Cold, even by Alaska standards, with -7 degrees F temperature and a 35-below wind-chill factor, Air Force master sergeants David Barber and Morgan Cabaniss, 673rd Security Forces Squadron, were on a long drive up the Dalton Highway (known locally as "Haul Road") to join friends in a caribou hunt.
Such people could never venture out on Alaska's Dalton Highway, the longest stretch in the world.
Of special note is an appendix providing the reader with a framework for a tour of North Slope natural history features along the Dalton Highway running between the Brooks Range with Prudhoe Bay and the Arctic Ocean.
Appraisal drilling campaign at Umiat begins with commencement of snow road from Dalton Highway to drill site.