Impact of Permafrost thaw on airfield and road infrastructures in Nunavik

Damage to airstrips and access roads has led Ministère des Transports du Québec to take this problem seriously. Research had been undertaken in 2004 to assess current and foreseeable impacts on northern infrastructures, recommend adaptation measures for problem situations, and review airstrip design for future projects.

  • Information sheet

    • Date: 2005
    • Author(s): GRONDIN Gilles / GUIMOND Anick / DORE Guy
    • Domain(s): Environment / Road Assets Management / Road Pavements
    • PIARC Ref.: RR326-042
    • Number of pages: 8
  • This article has been published in the Routes/Roads magazine

    N° 326

    2e trimestre 2005 / Avril

    PPP au Mexique - HDM4 - Québec

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