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Arkansas HTD begins using custom weather forecasting service

Amanda Bayhi - Apr 28, 2014

Arkansas HTD begins using custom weather forecasting service

The Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department (AHTD) will soon start using a weather forecasting service that will allow the agency to monitor weather conditions without the need to rely solely on outside weather services, according to an Associated Press report. The ...

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What your agency needs to know about how this year’s cold and snow might affect spring weather

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Mar 10, 2014

What your agency needs to know about how this year’s cold and snow might affect spring weather

I don’t know about you, but I’m ready for spring weather. Sure, I love winter sports and playing in the snow with my kids, but this winter has been particularly rough with extreme winter weather. It has certainly done a ...

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Henderson BrineXtreme produces salt brine in a mobile machine

Amanda Bayhi - Feb 21, 2014

Henderson BrineXtreme produces salt brine in a mobile machine

Henderson Products’ new BrineXtreme mobile salt brine solution produces professional grade salt brine no matter the location. With an ability to work in temperatures as low as -6 degrees F, the machine can perform pre-storm applications that prevent snow and ice ...

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VIDEOS: The Coldest Place on Earth and an Antarctic Condition 1 Storm

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Feb 20, 2014

VIDEOS: The Coldest Place on Earth and an Antarctic Condition 1 Storm

As I was shoveling my car out from yet another snowstorm and deicing the doors so I didn’t have to have my children crawl in through the trunk of the minivan (Yes, I’ve had to have them do that when ...

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6 Tips For Taking Proper Care of Your Vehicle This Winter

Contributed - Feb 17, 2014

6 Tips For Taking Proper Care of Your Vehicle This Winter

Winter weather can be hard on your car. No matter what kind of car you have or where you live, winter temperatures and the other elements that come with winter (snow, ice, mud, sand and salt) can be extremely damaging ...

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My crazy winter weather story

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Feb 14, 2014

My crazy winter weather story

The winter weather this year has wreaked all sorts of havoc throughout the nation. The South and Southwest, which aren’t used to the snow and ice, were crippled by the weather with people stuck on the highways for hours and ...

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Winter storms back up Indiana roadways; Crews help southern states without power

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Feb 13, 2014

Winter storms back up Indiana roadways; Crews help southern states without power

During the rough winter weather storms caused by the polar vortex the week after the New Year holiday, snow and ice caused cars to slide off the road, semis to get stuck and some interstates to shut down for hours. According ...

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14 Apps to Help You with Snow Removal

Amanda Bayhi - Feb 07, 2014

14 Apps to Help You with Snow Removal

The recent winter storms have required several agencies to get creative with their snow and ice removal. Last month, we asked you to share your stories, photos and videos that show how you’re battling the extreme winter weather. (You can see ...

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PHOTOS: Ohio DOT’s plow operators share their extreme winter weather stories

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Jan 31, 2014

PHOTOS: Ohio DOT’s plow operators share their extreme winter weather stories

Continuing our extreme winter weather snow and ice stories coverage, the Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) shared with Better Roads some of its photos from the extreme winter weather during the polar vortex at the beginning of this month. Much of ...

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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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Maryland highway crews repair potholes following rain, snow storms

Amanda Bayhi - Jan 17, 2014

Maryland highway crews repair potholes following rain, snow storms

Maryland highway crews, like those in other states, are working to repair potholes that formed after recent rain and snow storms. The Maryland State Highway Administration (SHA) announced that crews are repairing the potholes weekdays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. SHA ...

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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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