Current Practices for Highway Snow and Ice Control

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A well-organized and prepared maintenance department, armed with chemicals, abrasives, machines, men and a plan based on valuable experience, can prevent delays and provide maximum utilization of the vast highway transportation investment. The prevention or prompt correction of the slippery road as a driving hazard is the established winter maintenance policy on most primary routes and many local roads. Skid prevention at danger areas is a minimum requirement for lower traffic volume routes. This publication has been prepared in the interest of maximum safety and service to the motorist on all highways affected by snow and ice. Its use will be of value to new as well as experienced personnel of all maintenance organizations.

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