Resources

Resource Category Type
Calibration Chart for Hydraulic Spreader - Interactive with Formulas
An interactive chart with built-in formulas to assist with hydraulic salt spreader calibration
Green SnowPro, Winter Maintenance Interactive Tool/ Calculator
Clearing Interchanges - Reference Cards (3)
Reference cards to go along with Clear Roads manual and guidance, as well as interchange clearing practice modules
Green SnowPro, Winter Maintenance Interactive Tool/ Calculator
Success Factors for Snowplow Route Optimization
A summary of a Clear Roads research project to help agencies understand the route optimization options that are available and share lessons learned…
Green SnowPro, Winter Maintenance Document
Identifying Best Practices for Snowplow Route Optimization
Best practices and considerations to for state agencies' route optimization and facility placement, including the use of commercial off-the-…
Green SnowPro, Winter Maintenance Document
Clear Roads Report - BMPs for Prevention of Equipment Corrosion
A report outlining practices to reduce impacts of corrosion from chloride on equipment
Green SnowPro, Winter Maintenance Document
Desalting Winter Equipment
Video reviewing best practices and steps in desalting winter maintenance equipment.
Green SnowPro, Winter Maintenance Video
Calibrating a Spreader
This video reviews one approach and steps to calibrating a salt spreader.
Green SnowPro, Winter Maintenance Video
AVL Advancements in Snow Plow Technology
A video reviewing advancements in snow plow technology including AVL Automated Vehicle Locator systems
Green SnowPro, Winter Maintenance Video
How Deicers Work
A video reviewing how deicers work.
Green SnowPro, Winter Maintenance Video
Storm Report Tracking Spreadsheet
A template spreadsheet to utilize for tracking winter operations
Green SnowPro, Winter Maintenance Interactive Tool/ Calculator
Integrating Advanced Technologies into Winter Operations Decisions - Full Study
The goal of this project from Clear Roads was to provide systems-level guidance on the many new technologies available to evaluate road conditions in…
Green SnowPro, Winter Maintenance Web Link
Enhancing Winter Ops with New Technologies - Brief
Researchers and Clear Roads developed a guide to implementing eight emerging and recently developed winter maintenance technologies. By understanding…
Green SnowPro, Winter Maintenance Document
Camera Systems on Snow Plows - Full Report
Considerations and recommendations for states wanting to initiate or expand camera use on winter maintenance vehicles. Research from Clear Roads.
Green SnowPro, Winter Maintenance Web Link
Camera Systems on Snow Plows - Brief
Considerations to initiate or expand camera use on winter maintenance vehicles.
Green SnowPro, Winter Maintenance Document
Winter Parking Lot & Sidewalk Maintenance Manual
(Minnesota Pollution Control Agency, 2015) The purpose of this manual is to deliver practical advice for improving operating efficiency and reducing…
Green SnowPro, Winter Maintenance Document
Blowing Snow: Snow Fences and Other Control Tools
Tools and resources that can assist you in keeping your state and local roads clear of blowing and drifting snow and ice, including cost benefit and…
Green SnowPro, Winter Maintenance Web Link
Snow and Ice Control: Field Handbook for Snowplow Operators (from MnDOT)
(Minnesota LRRB, MnDOT, and Minnesota LTAP, 2022) The purpose of this handbook is to help promote the understanding of the tools, best practices,…
Green SnowPro, Winter Maintenance Document
Expanded Application Rates Guidance for Applying Liquid Deicing Materials - Full Report
Guidelines from Clear Roads provide application rates for salt brine and brine blends across a range of field conditions, including lower pavement…
Green SnowPro, Winter Maintenance Web Link
Expanded Application Rates Guidance for Applying Liquid Deicing Materials - Brief
Guidelines from Clear Roads provide application rates for salt brine and brine blends across a range of field conditions, including lower pavement…
Green SnowPro, Winter Maintenance Document
Tools for Improving Snow Plow Routes Optimization
This project from Clear Roads developed guidance on the technical requirements and key considerations for undertaking a plow route optimization…
Green SnowPro, Winter Maintenance Document