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trafficability

[‚traf·ə·kə′bil·əd·ē]
(civil engineering)
Capability of terrain to bear traffic, or the extent to which the terrain will permit continued movement of any or all types of traffic.
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The use of landfast ice as a platform depends on the trafficability of the ice, which we define as the ability to operate on the ice within the limitations of feasibility, efficiency, and safety.
Wieprecht, "Safety criteria for the trafficability of inundated roads in urban floodings," International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction, vol.
[9] "Trafficability of soils, vehicle classification," Tech.
Riegler, military users are applying their tactical mapping capabilities for an increasing number of roles, including mobility option planning and heavy vehicle 'trafficability'; that is the ability of heavy vehicles to use particular stretches of territory, optimised performance of smart weapon systems, aircraft navigation in low visibility conditions, low-altitude flight and obstacle avoidance systems, plus landing approach planning.
Vegetation analysis depicts the suitability of an area (such as cover and concealment, mobility restrictions) based on the effects of the vegetation, while soil trafficability shows the effects of soil on movement.
The meeting discussed issues regarding the railway tariffs for Tajikistan for the cargo transportation through Azerbaijan, the trafficability of cargos through Azerbaijan, and resuming the direct flights between Baku and Dushanbe.
This is considered a favorable characteristic for the proposed road foundation: enhanced durability, comfort and trafficability.
The short entry on transportation and trafficability mentions that the subtropical alpine climate of this section makes transportation for vehicles other than by road impossible, and that the dirt roads are in clayey and loamy soils.
Effects of ecological soil management and trafficability of a loamy soil in the Netherlands.
When we deployed to Iraq, we edited and made additions to those requirements from time to time, but for the most part, my commander's priorities remained force protection of our Soldiers and assets, force protection of convoys, and route trafficability.
This drainage allows for trafficability and for crops to germinate and grow when otherwise, the soil conditions would be too wet.