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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Tutka LLC-Roche Moutonnee Creek Bridge # 1519 Replacement - Dalton Highway MP 265 Tutka completed replacement of the Roche Moutonnee Creek Bridge at MP 265 of the Dalton Highway in September 2017, reaching substantial completion within the brief summer window afforded by Alaska's northern latitudes.
A good run by Slaney Street would confirm the obvious chance held by Wonder Laish in the Naas November Handicap, for which Dalton Highway and Emperor Waltz are suggested as speculative outsiders.
The card features no less than five tricky-looking handicaps, the feature being the Drogheda Traders Plate Handicap in which Dermot Weld's, inset, Killarney scorer Dalton Highway might be capable of defying a 5lb hike in the ratings.
Five miles either side of the Dalton Highway is designated as "bowhunting only" by the State of Alaska.
Further, traffic along the south-to-north oriented Dalton Highway from the boreal forest in Interior Alaska to the Arctic may aid seed dispersal across the topographic barrier of the Brooks Range.
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.
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.
In northern interior Alaska, the Dalton Highway Corridor Management Area and other parts of Game Management Unit 24 are accessible to moose hunters from the Dalton Highway.
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.