Maintenance

This section offers several areas to explore: winter maintenance, snow and ice control, vegetation management, roadside and bridge maintenance, product spotlights, article archives, related case studies, related video and product/supplier contact list. The product spotlights contain information and photos of equipment relevant to the specific maintenance types. 

Highway 61 in southeastern Minnesota is one of the most picturesque roadways in the Midwest. Part of the national Great River Road, Highway 61 leads…
March 10, 2011
When pavement temperatures drop below freezing and there is sufficient moisture in the air, frost—transformed into black ice by the action of traffic…
February 10, 2011
Winter in South Dakota can be harsh and unpredictable, putting a strain on the South Dakota Department of Transportation’s (SDDOT) personnel,…
February 10, 2011
The grades are in on how well state Strategic Highway Safety Plans (SHSPs) incorporate snow and ice control, a proven highway-safety countermeasure—…
October 01, 2010
The city of Elgin is a vibrant, diverse community nestled in the Fox River valley approximately 40 miles northwest of Chicago. While located at the…
August 02, 2010
Boulders, some as big as tractor-trailers, pummeled I-70 in Glenwood Canyon in early March, leaving the only east-west Rocky Mountain artery closed…
July 15, 2010
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