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. 

In terms of natural disasters, it has been the mother of all spring/summer seasons for the state of Missouri. First came the deadly Joplin tornado in…
September 15, 2011
The I-64 Sherman Minton Bridge was closed to traffic on Sept. 9 after inspectors discovered a crack in the bridge’s superstructure. The bridge…
September 14, 2011
With fall right around the corner, roadsides and rights of way across the country are seeing weeds pop up like wildfire. In addition to crowding out…
August 18, 2011
District 6 of the Mississippi Department of Transporation (MDOT) is in the midst of a trial fall application of an herbicide, using the product to…
August 18, 2011
Like much of Nebraska, Buffalo County is home to leafy spurge, an invasive weed common across several northern states. It is classified as a…
August 18, 2011
The nation’s rural roads and bridges are rapidly deteriorating, causing the fatality rate along back roads to triple the national average for highway…
September 01, 2011
A void has formed under the I-90 tunnel in Boston, the Boston Herald reported, caused by the clay soil settling more than expected. The sinkhole is…
August 11, 2011
Over the past few years there have been some changes regarding roadside vegetation management with a shift focused on three things: (1) reducing…
July 15, 2011
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