2016 Winter Maintenance
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.
State DOTs compile detailed facts and figures on winter maintenance
Assessing the use of snowplow lighting for optimal safety
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.
Using recorded data, fleet managers achieve multiple goals and automate key systems