Winter Maintenance Research Roundup

Check out these recent reports from agencies around the country:Back view of a plow with reflective markings and lights on a snowy road

  • Synthesis of Safety Applications in Winter Weather Operations, Texas DOT, November 2019. Research report.

  • Relationships Between Weather and Roadway Safety, Iowa DOT, September 2019. Research report.

  • Modeling the Macroscopic Effects of Winter Maintenance Operations on Traffic Mobility on Washington Highways, Center for Advanced Multimodal Mobility Solutions and Education, September 2019. Research report.

  • Cost-Effectiveness of Constructing Minimal Shelter to Store INDOT Equipment (Weather Protection), Indiana DOT, February 2019. Research report.

In training news, Iowa DOT recently posted an update to the agency’s popular Winter Operations Training video series. The new series includes 13 videos on topics such as plowing techniques, preseason preparation, and how deicing chemicals work.