The 9th-Street interchange with I 64 in Louisville, Kentucky, was designed and constructed with an automated electrical heating system for snow and ice removal. This report summarizes the operation of the heating system during the first four years. The system was capable of keeping the interchange free of ice and snow accumulation. The average daily slab temperature fell below 0°C (32° F) only on a few occasions. The average cost of electrical power for heating the interchange was $883 per day.
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Azevedo, Wm. Vernon; Deen, Robert C.; and Havens, James H., "The Operation of an Electrical Heating System for Bridge Decks" (1980). Kentucky Transportation Center Research Report. 814.