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Quantifying Correlations Between Winter Severity, Road Conditions, and VTrans’ Snow and Ice Control Activities

As featured in the November 29, 2021 Research and Innovation Newsletter: Using data to assess cost-effectiveness and improve snow and ice control activities on Vermont's roads this winter.

Brief Project Description: Quantification the interrelationships among 1) winter/storm severity, 2) snow and ice control performance, and 3) snow and ice control costs will enable VTrans to better assess the cost-effectiveness of winter maintenance activities, and understand the underlying causes in season-to-season variability in costs, and communicate VTrans’s level of success meeting customers needs for safe travel.


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Presenter: Jonathan Dowds, UVM

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