Snow and Ice Removal

When I was in high school, I drove around in a 1976 Chevy Nova with a manual transmission and a cassette player blasting some form of ‘80s rock. Now…
September 04, 2020
The Pennsylvania DOT (PennDOT) has committed $487.5 million in liquid fuels payments to help certified municipalities maintain their roads and…
March 03, 2020
The Rhode Island DOT has made its position on winter salt use clear—they intend to reduce their use of it.   According to a USA Today survey,…
December 26, 2019
Each winter, cities across the country spread countless amounts of rock salt—also called road salt—across their roadways to eliminate icy and…
September 09, 2019
The winter months can take their toll on the best of us, but for mayors, city planners, and transportation system engineers, the challenge is…
September 04, 2019
The New York State DOT (NYSDOT) is preparing for the winter months by announcing a call for applications to fill 500 positions in its maintenance…
August 27, 2019
Utah DOT offers to plow roads in National Parks amidst federal shutdown
Utah DOT offers to plow roads in National Parks amidst federal shutdown
Officials with the Utah Department of Transportation are meeting with rangers from the National Park Service to discuss plowing roads in three of…
January 11, 2019
Iowa DOT set to hire 600 snowfighters
Iowa DOT set to hire 600 snowfighters
The topic of winter maintenance is a hair's breadth from being perhaps the apex topic for transportation agencies, notably in the Midwest. In an…
October 03, 2018
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