Snow Removal on Iowa's Secondary Roads, HR-267, 1984

(1984) Snow Removal on Iowa's Secondary Roads, HR-267, 1984. Transportation, Department of

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Abstract

Snow removal on the 90,000 mile Iowa secondary road system is a major concern of county engineers. Rural residents rely almost entirely on motor vehicles for travel. They have come to expect passable roads during all types of weather and as most county engineers know, the public is less tolerant of problems in snow removal than in any other highway department function. To avoid snow removal problems, maintenance personnel begin preparation before the winter maintenance season. The slide tape presentation, "Snow Removal on Iowa's Secondary Roads", was developed to assist in training and retraining maintenance personnel each year prior to winter. The program covers preparation for winter, snow and ice removal, and after storm care of equipment.

Item Type: Departmental Report
Keywords: Maintenance practices, Secondary roads, Snow and ice control, Snow removal, Training, Winter maintenance
Subjects: Transportation
Transportation > Roads and highways
Transportation > Traffic safety
Transportation > Research
Transportation > Environment
Transportation > Environment > Weather and climate
ID Code: 16357
Deposited By: Iowa DOT Library
Deposited On: 14 Mar 2014 19:05
Last Modified: 05 Nov 2014 15:55
URI: http://publications.iowa.gov/id/eprint/16357