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URL 12
Iowa DOT Winter Operations Training Series
Iowa DOT, Nov 2014

Subject(s): Snow and ice control, Weather
Description: Iowa DOT Winter Operations Training
DVD 401
Snow and Ice Control, Winter Formula
Ohio DOT, Jul 2013

Subject(s): Snow and ice control, Weather
Description: This video from the Ohio DOT was developed with the objective of providing best practices for snow and ice control winter operations. The video describes Ohio DOT’s best practices.
PDF 12
Potential for Natural Brine for Anti-Icing and De-Icing
New York DOT, Sep 2012

Subject(s): Environment, Snow and ice control, Weather
Sponsor Code: 55505-09-01
Description: This project focused on the feasibility of the use of natural brine for anti-icing and pre-wetting in Onondaga County, Syracuse, New York.
URL: Access this resource
PDF 11
Best Practices for Road Weather Management, Version 3.0
FHWA, Jun 2012

Subject(s): Management, Snow and ice control, Weather
Sponsor Code: FHWA-HOP-12-046
Description: This report contains 27 case studies of systems in 22 states that improve roadway operations under inclement weather conditions. Each case study includes a general description of the system, system components, operational procedures, outcomes, implementation issues, as well as contact information and references.
URL: Access this resource
DVD 5
Road Risk
US DOT-FHWA, Jan 2005

Subject(s): Highway safety, ITS, Weather
Sponsor Code: FHWA-HOP-05-024
Description: This Road Risk television special which aired several times on ìthe Weather Channel describes the impact of weather events on ìroadways and the technologies being developed and deployed to ìaddress these events and improve the operation of roadways in ìgood and bad weather. Adverse weather conditions described ìinclude fog, snow and ice, and rain.
CR 49
Improving Safety, Reliability, and Security
US DOT-FHWA, Jan 2002

Subject(s): Traffic engineering, Weather
Description: This CD contains Power Point presentations on congestion, ìsecurity, public safety, and weather and identifies how ìoperational activities support each area of interest. It also ìincludes an ITE presentation on management and operations which ìidentifies key problems/challenges, how operations can help, and ìwhat needs to be done differently both short and long term.
CR 50
Best Practices for Road Weather Management
US DOT-FHWA, Jan 2002

Subject(s): Weather, ITS, Snow and ice control
Description: This CD-ROM documents many of the current best practices in road ìweather management.
CR 24
Snow Fighting Training Materials
Salt Instiute, Jan 2002

Subject(s): Equipment, Management, Snow and ice control, Weather
Description: This CD contains training information and materials on winter ìoperation, survival lesson for public officials, and winter ìplanning and organization. It also includes managerial and ìtechnical Power Point presentations.
P 1591
Global Climate Change and Transportation: Coming to Terms
ENO, Jan 2002

Subject(s): Environment, Weather
Description: This report presents views and opinions on global climate changesì and its relationship to transportation. It is based on a two ìyear seminar series that featured 14 guest speakers.
P 1597
Rural ITS Toolbox
US DOT-FHWA, Jan 2001

Subject(s): ITS, Highway safety, Weather
Description: This document identifies successful rural ITS projects and ìstatewide applications from across the nation. It includes ìapplications within the seven Rural ITSDevelopment Tracks of ìemergency services, tourism and travel information, traffic ìmanagement, rural transit and mobility, crash prevention and ìsecurity, operation and maintenance, and surface transportation ìand weather. The information presented for each tool includes ìneeds addressed, a consise description, deployment examples, ìlessons learned, benefits, implementation issues, institutional ìissues, references, and other potential uses.
DVD 260
Crack Sealing in Flexible Asphalt Pavement
US Army-CRREL, Jan 2000

Subject(s): Pavements, Soils/subsurface, Weather
Description: This video discusses the cause and effects of frost action. It ìcontains graphic laboratory modeling with excellent explanations ìand discusses solutions. This DVD contains video V-503.
DVD 266
Frost Action in Soils
US Army-CRREL, Jan 2000

Subject(s): Pavements, Soils/subsurface, Weather
Description: This video discusses the cause and effects of frost action. It ìcontains graphic laboratory modeling with excellent explanations ìand discusses solutions. This DVD contains video V-320.
V 53
Guidelines for Spring Highway Use Restriction
Wash. State Transp Cent; USDOT, Jan 2000

Subject(s): Soils/subsurface, Weather, Management
Description: This tape presents an overview of the problem relating to the ìeffect of freezing and thawing on flexible pavements and ìdiscusses where to apply load restrictions, the amount of load ìrestrictions to apply, and when to apply and remove such load ìrestrictions. It also includes a sample problem showing the dataì collections (ambient high-low temperatures) and the calculationsì for determining the Freezing Index and Thawing Index. A ìsupplement bearing the same title as the videotape is available. ì This manual (P238) contains an example problem and a blank dataì collection form.
V 320
Frost Action in Soils
US Army-CRREL, Jan 2000

Subject(s): Pavements, Soils/subsurface, Weather
Description: This video discusses the cause and effects of frost action. It ìcontains graphic laboratory modeling with excellent explanations ìand discusses solutions. Also available on DVD-266.
V 332
Weather and Loads: The Effect They Have on Roads
Minnesota LRRB, Jan 2000

Subject(s): Drainage, Weather
Description: This video takes a basic (general) look at the pavement structureì and the effect of heavy loads and weather. It can be used in ìpresentations to non-technical people.
V 653
High Tech Highways
Iowa DOT, Jan 1999

Subject(s): Weather, Snow and ice control
Description: This video describes modern methods including RWIS, DTN, and ìmaterials and equipment technologies which are used by the Iowa ìDOT for winter maintenance.
V 585
The New Generation of Snow and Ice Control -- Anti-Icing and RWIS
US DOT-FHWA, Jan 1999

Subject(s): Snow and ice control, Weather, Materials
Description: This videotape and companion booklet provides information on how ìthe state-of-the-art road weather information systems (RWIS) and ìanti-icing techniques are helping a new generation of snow and ìice control managers prevent dangerous roadway conditions before ìthey develop.
P 1412
Guide for Snow and IceControl
AASHTO, Jan 1999

Subject(s): Materials, Weather, Snow and ice control
Sponsor Code: S99-GSIC-1
Description: This guide presents a comprehensive overview of the components ìrequired for a successful snow and ice control program. It ìincludes personnel practices, equipment types and capabilities, ìmaterials and chemicals used, and the use of weather information ìtechnologies to improve resource allocation decisions.
V 576
The Big Chill
Safety Shorts, Jan 1998

Subject(s): Job safety, Emergency, Weather
Sponsor Code: T166
Description: Hypothermia occurs when the temperature of the body's inner core ìhas been lowered sufficiently to cause illness. It can strike ìquickly and silently if left untreated hypothermia can eventuallyì lead to death. Also available on DVD-103.
DVD 103
The Big Chill
Safety Shorts, Jan 1998

Subject(s): Job safety, Weather
Description: Hypothermia occurs when the temperature of the body's inner core ìhas been lowered sufficiently to cause illness. It can strike ìquickly and silently if left untreated hypothermia can eventuallyì lead to death. This DVD contains video V-576.
P 1335
Anti-icing Technology, Field Evaluaion Report
US DOT - FHWA, Jan 1998

Subject(s): Equipment, Weather, Snow and ice control
Sponsor Code: RD-97-132
Description: This report describes the field evaluation experimental program, ìresults of the experiments, a cost analysis, recommendations for ìanti-icing practice and conclusions. See also P 1174.
DVD 118
Winter Driving
Safety Shorts, Jan 1997

Subject(s): Job safety, Weather
Description: How do you avoid slipping and sliding while driving on snow and ìice? What do you do if you lose control of your car or if you ìget stuck in a snowdrift? Tips are given for dealing with winterì driving hazards. This DVD contains video V-658.
V 658
Winter Driving
Safety Shorts, Jan 1997

Subject(s): Job safety, Weather
Description: How do you avoid slipping and sliding while driving on snow and ìice? What do you do if you lose control of your car or if you ìget stuck in a snowdrift? Tips are given for dealing with winterì driving hazards. Also available on DVD-118.
P 1410
Reduced Visibilty Due to Fog on the Highway
TRB, Jan 1996

Subject(s): Weather, Accidents, Highway safety
Sponsor Code: NCHRP-SYN-228
Description: This synthesis of practice reports on various practices in use, ìand makes recommendations on the forecasting and detection of ìfog, as well as countermeasures in use to dissipate fog and warn ìmotorists during reduced visibility conditions.
P 1340
Snowbreak Forest Book
US DOT-FHWA, Jan 1996

Subject(s): Snow and ice control, Weather
Sponsor Code: PL-97-010
Description: This is an English translation of a Japanese book. It is a guide ìto the planning, design, construction and maintenance management ìof the snowbreak forest as a blowing snow countermeasure.
V 478
Hi Tech Highways
Iowa DOT, Jan 1996

Subject(s): Snow and ice control, Weather
Description: The Iowa DOT uses advanced techniques and technology for planningì and conducting their snow and ice control operations. They use ìtwo weather services (RWIS and DTN) to combine national weather ìinformation and actual data from 22 local sites to the local ìmaintenance garages. New equipment is being tested and advanced ìmaterials technology is used in the anti-icing and de-icing ìapplications.
P 1329
Snow Removal and Ice Control Technology
TRB, Jan 1996

Subject(s): Weather, Snow and ice control
Sponsor Code: Proceedings 16
Description: This is the proceedings of the Fourth Annual International ìSymposium on Snow and Ice Control Technology held in Reno, NV on ìAugust 11-16, 1996.
P 1163
Environmental Sensor Systems for Safe Traffic Operations
US DOT-FHWA, Jan 1995

Subject(s): Environment, Equipment, Weather
Sponsor Code: RD-95-073
Description: This report provides the results of a detailed investigation of ìenvironmental sensors and their application in highway ìoperations.
V 455
Applications (Montana Anti-Icing and Deicing Seminar)
, Jan 1995

Subject(s): Weather, Snow and ice control
Description: This videotape was made at a Montana anti-icing and de-icing ìseminar on the applications of liquid chemicals. It provides an ìin depth coverage of the subject.
V 474
Snow & Ice Control: A Review of Innovative Practices, Vol. 1 & 2
State of Minnesota, Jan 1995

Subject(s): Snow and ice control, Weather, Equipment
Description: This two volume set documents a national satellite workshop held ìon December 6, 1995. Volume 1 describes the review of best ìpractices, identifies effective actions, and reviews policies, ìplanning and performances. (2:00:00) Volume 2 covers more ìeffective actions, covers materials and equipment, and reviews ìsnow and ice control around the nation and the world. (2:00:00) ìSee also P1189.
V 463
Snowplow Safety
National Safety Council, Jan 1995

Subject(s): Snow and ice control, Job safety, Weather
Description: This video tape is for new snow plow operators or as a refresher ìfor experienced operators. Topics addressed are: equipment ìinspection, positioning of the truck, scanning, mirror use, and ìdefensive driving techniques. Also available on DVD-141.
P 1174
Manual of Practice For an Effective Anti-Icing Program
US DOT-FHWA, Jan 1995

Subject(s): Management, Snow and ice control, Weather
Sponsor Code: RD-95-202
Description: This manual is written to guide the maintenance manager in ìdeveloping a systematic and efficient practice in an anti-icing ìprogram. It describes significant factors, includes ìrecommendations on practices, and guidance for operations.
DVD 141
Snowplow Safety
National Safety Council, Jan 1995

Subject(s): Job safety, Snow and ice control, Training, Weather
Description: This video tape is for new snow plow operators or as a refresher ìfor experienced operators. Topics addressed are: equipment ìinspection, positioning of the truck, scanning, mirror use, and ìdefensive driving techniques. This DVD contains video V-463.
P 1040
Road Weather Information Systems
Iowa Transportation Center, Jan 1994

Subject(s): Snow and ice control, Weather
Description: This is a single sheet reprint of an article in the December 1994ì Technology News. This paper explains the RWIS program in Iowa ìthat provides access to real-time, site-specific, 24-hour weatherì information for planning a program for snow and ice control.
V 341
Snow and Ice Control
SHRP, Jan 1993

Subject(s): Management, Snow and ice control, Weather
Sponsor Code: SHRP 020
Description: This video presents economic, environmental, and safety benefits ìof employing advances in snow and ice control techniques. It ìsummarizes localized weather programs, anti-icing techniques, ìutilization of snow fences, and snow plows of the future.
V 336
Staying Ahead of the Storm
SHRP, Jan 1992

Subject(s): Management, Weather, Snow and ice control
Sponsor Code: SHRP 017
Description: This video explains the "Road Weather Information System" (RWIS) ìwhich provides up to the minute weather monitoring and ìpredictions for decision making.
P 801
Snow Fence Guide
SHRP, Jan 1991

Subject(s): Weather
Sponsor Code: SHRP H-320
Description: This is a supplemental design guide for the videotape #266v. ìEvery maintenance operation should have a copy, as it provides ìthe most up to date criteria available.
P 679
Synthesis of Safety Research
US DOT-FHWA, Jan 1990

Subject(s): Weather, Highway safety
Sponsor Code: TS-89-046
Description: This synthesis provides background information on the detrimentalì effects of adverse environmental conditions on safety and ìtraffic operations. A wide variety of treatments have been used ìto mitigate safety and operational problems due to atmospheric ìelements such as rain, fog, smog, ice, dust and other conditions.ì These treatments and their effectiveness are discussed.