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Snow and Ice Control Equipment and Techniques for Snowfighters

Better Roads Staff - Apr 11, 2014

Snow and Ice Control Equipment and  Techniques for Snowfighters

Through some trial and error in storage, different application equipment and roadway applications, one city’s continued use of liquids has evolved into innovative treatment methods.   By Tina Grady Barbaccia   Last month, Better Roads covered how professional-grade salt-brine making, blending and truck loading ...

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VDOT tackles winter storm with 12-hour shifts

Amanda Bayhi - Jan 30, 2014

VDOT tackles winter storm with 12-hour shifts

The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) is putting plenty of hours and resources into snow and ice control on state roads. VDOT crews are working 12-hour shifts and using 2,000 pieces of snow removal equipment to clear roads during the most ...

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Submit your extreme winter maintenance stories and photos

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Jan 07, 2014

Submit your extreme winter maintenance stories and photos

With the polar vortex that has made temperatures in the Midwest drop to subzero temps (with the windchill, temps are as cold as -45 degrees Fahrenheit in Chicago and close to -30 in the Columbus, Ohio, area where I am ...

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VIDEO: Massive highway pileup in Milwaukee

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Dec 10, 2013

VIDEO: Massive highway pileup in Milwaukee

Winter weather has hit much of the United States from Texas to Colorado and the Midwest and the Northeast. There have been flight delays, school closings and major accidents. The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) captured on traffic cameras a major pileup ...

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Highway Contractor

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Jun 04, 2011

Highway Contractor

Snow Business Now is the time to prepare for winter. Check out these stories for ideas that will get you ready for freezing temperatures. By Tina Grady Barbaccia A Certificate for Pro Snowfighters Snowfighters have a big job. Now there is a certificate program ...

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Vermont Study: Salt Brine, Salt Brine Blends And Application Technologies

Tina Grady Barbaccia - May 13, 2011

The Vermont Agency of Transportation's Materials and Research Section conducted a study on the use of salt brine and salt brine mixtures. The primary objectives of the research initiative, "Salt Brine, Salt Brine Blends And Application Technologies During the 2008-2009 Winter ...

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