Posted on Thursday June 13th, 2019

Often when we discuss safe driving and dealing with elements of weather, our minds think of precipitation related threats like snow, ice, and rain. However, the summer months also have their share of unique dange ...

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Safety Guide for Winter Travel

Posted on Wednesday January 17th, 2018

During the winter months, maintenance teams work hard to make sure roadways are prepared to handle hazardous weather conditions. Through the use of de-icing/anti-icing agents, salt spreaders, and snowplows, road ...

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Fact Sheet

Technical Guide/Manual

When it’s Good to be Fenced In!

Posted on Wednesday December 14th, 2016

There is more to falling snow than painting the landscape into a winter wonderland; it can also create a plentiful amount of additional roadway safety hazards. Snow drifts, which are created by wind moving snow o ...

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Research Report

Optimization Snow Drifting Mitigation and Control Methods for Iowa Conditions

“Blowing and drifting of snow is a major concern for transportation efficiency and road safety in regions where their development is common. One common wa ... [ Read More » ]