The Science and Art of Snow & Ice Control

Tons of salt is wasted every winter because DOTs, local agencies and their operators don’t understand the bounce and scatter problem. In a nutshell, there are three things that work together to make salt bounce and scatter a massive waste . . . (MORE)

SALT BOUNCE & SCATTER: A Perfect Storm
WINTER OPERATIONS TRAINING
Roadway Asset Management with PASER

Keeping roads snow- and ice-free in the winter is an expensive, labor-intensive undertaking. In northern states, winter maintenance can consume 70 percent or more of an agency's annual maintenance budget. In the south, one or two severe events can cripple an agency's finances.

 

Our winter maintenance training provides a thorough explanation of the science behind ice formation and ice control. The training covers technical details, easy to understand science of deicers, and field-proven practices.  Offered in a version for managers and decision makers, and a version for operators. 

Fundamentals of Roadway Ice Control for Managers and Decision Makers

What managers and decision makers NEED to know.  Set the stage for productive decision making.  

  • How Ice Forms on the Pavement (5 min)

  • Key Concepts and Definitions (15 min)

  • How Ice Control Materials Work (19 min)

  • Deicer Material Selection (7 min)

  • BONUS -- Speed Wastes Salt; the Proof is in the Numbers (10 min)

  • Why Anti-icing and Deicing Efforts Fail (PDF Download)

$129 for a 6-month, group-view license with one set of login credentials. 

Good for a single county, city, town or village; or DOT facility location.   BUY NOW

 

Winter Maintenance for Operators: Ice Control, Equipment Inspection & Personal Safety

Operators learn their craft on the job.  This training explains best practices that will keep them productive and safe all season long.

  • How Ice Forms on the Pavement (5 min)

  • Key Concepts and Definitions (11 min)

  • How Ice Control Materials Work (12 min)

  • BONUS -- Speed Wastes Salt; the Proof is in the Numbers (11 min)

  • Winter Maintenance Equipment Inspection (23 min)

  • Safety in the Truck and on the Road (18 min)

$149 for a 6-month, group-view license with one set of login credentials. 

Good for a single county, city, town or village; or DOT facility location.      BUY NOW

 

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