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FHWA research could improve visibility, safety for snowplow operators

FHWA research could improve visibility, safety for...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Jun 11, 2014

Imagine clearing the roads in the thick of winter. The weather produces whiteout conditions and there is no visibility, yet ...

How one city used technology and training to cut its salt budget

How one city used technology and training to cut its...

Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on May 06, 2014

West Des Moines, Iowa, has implemented new technology and boosted its training efforts throughout the past few years to radically ...

It’s a Snow Celebration at the Horseshoe Casino

It’s a Snow Celebration at the Horseshoe Casino

Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on May 05, 2014

Although I’m betting most of us are happy to see the crazy winter weather have gone away (it snowed into ...

Snow and Ice Control Equipment and Techniques for Snowfighters

Snow and Ice Control Equipment and Techniques for...

Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Apr 11, 2014

Through some trial and error in storage, different application equipment and roadway applications, one city’s continued use of liquids has ...

Learn how to provide safe roads while keeping water clean

Learn how to provide safe roads while keeping water...

Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Mar 24, 2014

It’s no secret that winter maintenance has an impact on freshwater systems – i.e. salt and chemicals getting into watersheds. ...

Spring is here, but effects of winter weather linger

Spring is here, but effects of winter weather linger

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Mar 20, 2014

Today marks the first day of spring, but that doesn’t mean transportation agencies are done battling winter’s harsh effects on ...

Henderson BrineXtreme produces salt brine in a mobile machine

Henderson BrineXtreme produces salt brine in a mobile...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Feb 21, 2014

Henderson Products’ new BrineXtreme mobile salt brine solution produces professional grade salt brine no matter the location. With an ability to ...

6 Tips For Taking Proper Care of Your Vehicle This Winter

6 Tips For Taking Proper Care of Your Vehicle This...

Posted by Contributed on Feb 17, 2014

Winter weather can be hard on your car. No matter what kind of car you have or where you live, ...

iPhone app helps Iowa DOT clear snow from roads

iPhone app helps Iowa DOT clear snow from roads

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Feb 11, 2014

New technology could help could help one agency more effectively clear snow from roads. The Iowa Department of Transportation (Iowa DOT) ...

Ford to offer snow plow prep option for 2015 F-150 4x4s

Ford to offer snow plow prep option for 2015 F-150 4x4s

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Feb 11, 2014

Ford is simplifying snow removal with its 2015 F-150. The manufacturer will offer a snow plow prep option for all all ...

VIDEO: Tow plow jacknifes on demand, revolutionizes MoDOT snow removal

VIDEO: Tow plow jacknifes on demand, revolutionizes...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Feb 07, 2014

Last month, during heavy winter storms, two plows traveled down Highway 61 in Missouri, clearing snow from three lanes of ...

14 Apps to Help You with Snow Removal

14 Apps to Help You with Snow Removal

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Feb 07, 2014

The recent winter storms have required several agencies to get creative with their snow and ice removal. Last month, we asked ...

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