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How the Minnesota Valley Transit Authority prepares for winter
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If you don’t prepare, you won’t be able to manage Minnesota winters. This is according to Minnesota Valley Transit Authority (MVTA) Fleet Manager Dan…
September 24, 2020
More than 70% of U.S. roads—and nearly 70% of the country’s population—are situated in snowy locales that annually receive an average of more than 5…
September 21, 2020
REGISTER HERE Thursday, September 24, 2020 Session 1: Snow and Ice Management in the New Normal 12 pm Eastern | 11 am Central What will this 2020-…
September 18, 2020
When developing a cold weather concreting plan, consider three primary objectives: protect the concrete from early-age freezing, protect to ensure adequate strength gain, and protect from thermal shock and cracking.
When developing a cold weather concreting plan, consider three primary objectives: protect the concrete from early-age freezing, protect to ensure adequate strength gain, and protect from thermal shock and cracking.
There are three primary objectives for cold weather concreting: 1) Protect the newly placed concrete from damage due to early-age freezing; 2)…
September 08, 2020
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 Minnesota DOT (MnDOT) this week released its fourth annual Sustainability Report that documents progress the agency has made toward its…
July 24, 2020
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
Even with what seems to be a subtle but sure shift in the seasons, winter  is right around the corner.  I’ll betray myself as old here, but I recall…
September 04, 2019
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