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Iowa DOT first in U.S. to test sensors that detect, warn drivers of icy road conditions

Iowa DOT first in U.S. to test sensors that detect,...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jan 26, 2016

A staffer for Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson died after a wreck on an icy Iowa road last week, but ...

Kentucky DOT worker killed while plowing snow during East Coast blizzard

Kentucky DOT worker killed while plowing snow during...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jan 26, 2016

A Kentucky Transportation Cabinet worker was killed Saturday morning after his snow plow slid into a ditch. According to Clarksville Now, ...

Road workers head to New York City to help with expected blizzard

Road workers head to New York City to help with...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jan 22, 2016

New York City is preparing for the up to one foot of snow expected to fall on the Big Apple this ...

Colorado DOT puts traction law into effect

Colorado DOT puts traction law into effect

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Dec 23, 2015

The snow is starting to fall in Colorado and the state's department of transportation is taking measures to keep drivers ...

VDOT’s 511 app helps drivers plan for holiday travel

VDOT’s 511 app helps drivers plan for holiday...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Dec 22, 2015

It might be the most wonderful time of the year, but the joy of the holiday season doesn't necessarily roll ...

MassDOT shows off winter weather readiness with snow removal equipment showcase

MassDOT shows off winter weather readiness with snow...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Dec 18, 2015

With 4,000 pieces of equipment for winter weather, 380,000 tons of salt and 750,000 gallons of liquid de-icer, the Massachusetts ...

MnDOT takes advantage of unseasonably high temps in preparation for winter storms

MnDOT takes advantage of unseasonably high temps in...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Dec 10, 2015

The Minnesota Department of Transportation would normally already be busy with keeping the roads safe during winter weather, but a ...

Minnesota DOT gives drivers a live look at roads before venturing out in the winter weather

Minnesota DOT gives drivers a live look at roads before...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Dec 01, 2015

Drivers in Minnesota deciding weather to head out onto possibly dangerous roads during the winter might be wise to check ...

Georgia DOT announces winter preparation steps learned from recent weather woes

Georgia DOT announces winter preparation steps learned...

Posted by Chris Hill on Dec 01, 2015

The Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) has announced new steps for handling winter weather in a state not usually impacted ...

Caterpillar intros snow pushes, 102-inch bucket in time for winter

Caterpillar intros snow pushes, 102-inch bucket in time...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 24, 2015

Caterpillar has introduced a pair of work tools compatible with several of its smaller loaders for speeding up snow removal this ...

How to stay safe in extremely cold winter weather

How to stay safe in extremely cold winter weather

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Nov 05, 2014

Thankfully the hot weather that goes along with summer is finally over! Unfortunately, that means winter weather is rapidly approaching, and cold ...

Salt prices to hurt road budgets

Salt prices to hurt road budgets

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Sep 24, 2014

With winter right around the corner, cold-weather states are starting to stockpile on rock salt to fight icy conditions. Unfortunately, ...

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