The 9th-Street interchange was designed and constructed with an automated, electrical heating system for snow and fee removal. This report describes the heating system, its construction, and initial operation. The heating system was capable of keeping the interchange free of ice and snow accumulation. The average daily slab temperature fell below 32°F (0°C) on only one occasion. The average cost of electrical power for heating the interchange was $905 per day.
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Azevedo, Wm. Vernon; Rahal, Assaf S.; and Havens, James H., "Heating the 9th Street Interchange: Construction and Initial Operation" (1978). Kentucky Transportation Center Research Report. 837.