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Do you get what your paying for? Repost

It seems important enough to Post again!! It occurs to me that most County Road Commissions and their Townships are purchasing Dust Control on good faith. In my experience at MDOT, no materials, services or parts were purchased without a … Continue reading

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This Early Sign of Road Failure is a Threat to Driving Safety, Public Health and the Environment

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Response to Recent Comments.

I truly appreciate comments from folks that take the time to read my post. I had a couple of comments recently from David S., regarding the Mixing of Calcium Chloride w/BOOST and salt brine. David questions the fact that Beet … Continue reading

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Gathering Deicing Information by Storm Event!

I have been asked numerous times why a product or a deicing method didn’t work during the last storm, It worked before?? There are lot’s of reasons. What was the temp, surface or air? What was the application rate? Was … Continue reading

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Anti-Icing / Pre-Wetting Success Story!

Starting in the early hours of Thursday, 1/29/2015, we experienced a fast moving freezing rain storm in Southwest Michigan. Kalamazoo County Road Commission was prepared for the storm due to adding Anti-Icing to their winter operations plan. Below is a … Continue reading

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Winter is Back With a Vengence!

With the onset of another “Polar Vortex” bringing sub-zero temps, heavy snows and strong winds. Road crews are in for a real challenge keeping the roads clear of snow and ice. This is the time when all the Salesmen’s claims … Continue reading

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Do Your Homework!

Now and then I feature an article on Snow & Ice removal equipment. I would like to take a moment now to include a link to a great friend on mine’s, Mark Lester’s, Blog Post. This give a history of wing … Continue reading

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