2016 Winter Maintenance

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The Clear Roads survey asked state winter maintenance departments for information about their vehicle fleets as well as add-on features.

The Clear Roads survey asked state winter maintenance departments for information about their vehicle fleets as well as add-on features. Courtesy Michigan Department of Transportation.

Winter Maintenance August 2016

State DOTs compile detailed facts and figures on winter maintenance

Minneapolis expands bike lane maintenance
Winter Maintenance August 2016

Minneapolis expands bike lane maintenance

Assessing the use of snowplow lighting for optimal safety
Winter Maintenance August 2016

Assessing the use of snowplow lighting for optimal safety

Maintaining gravel roads can cost up to four times more than winter maintenance on asphalt roads.
Winter Maintenance August 2016

Gravel and loose-top surfaces demand special care

MaineDOT has outfitted its snowplow trucks with an electronic spreader control system that accurately records the amount of granular materials and liquids applied to winter roadways.

MaineDOT has outfitted its snowplow trucks with an electronic spreader control system that accurately records the amount of granular materials and liquids applied to winter roadways.

Winter Maintenance August 2016

Using recorded data, fleet managers achieve multiple goals and automate key systems

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