Planning: Costs and Finance

Since winter severity varies from year to year, managing a winter maintenance budget can be a challenge. Annually, state transportation agencies spend more than $1 billion plowing highways, salting roads and maintaining equipment during the winter season. To help mitigate expenses brought on by unpredictable winter weather, Clear Roads research helps agencies quantify the factors that impact their budgets and use cost-benefit analyses to identify the most cost-efficient strategies and equipment.




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