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VIDEO: Riding along with an upstate New York snowplow: a life that “revolves around the weather”

VIDEO: Riding along with an upstate New York snowplow:...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Feb 18, 2016

Camillus Highway Department snowplow driver Gary Poppe never knows when the call will come to get out on the roads ...

Henke introduces the first 20-foot folding V-plow for snow removal

Henke introduces the first 20-foot folding V-plow for...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Nov 20, 2015

Just in time for the winter storms to coat the roads in snow, Henke Manufacturing has introduced a new plow ...

23 state DOTs spent more than $1 billion on snow, ice maintenance this winter

23 state DOTs spent more than $1 billion on snow, ice...

Posted by Chris Hill on May 06, 2015

Between October 2014 and March 2015, 23 states spent $1.13 billion to plow and treat roadways to keep traffic flowing, ...

FHWA research could improve visibility, safety for snowplow operators

FHWA research could improve visibility, safety for...

Posted by EQW Staff 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 EQW Staff 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 EQW Staff 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 EQW Staff 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) ...

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