A guide to forest road maintenance in Newfoundland
University of New Brunswick
This report is intended as a guide to maintenance of government Forest Access roads on the Island of Newfoundland. The roads maintenance is the responsibility of a forest roads technician in each of the nineteen forest units on the island. The guide gives the main causes of maintenance problems and how to deal with them in summer and winter during logging operations and later when the roads are used for fire and recreation purposes. A general guide for planning maintenance systems is given along with suggestions for preventive maintenance of roads.