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Winter research


The Iowa Department of Transportation (DOT) is involved with both national and local research on snow and ice removal operations. New equipment, materials and methods are evaluated every year at its maintenance garages to help identify the best tools to improve the overall effectiveness and efficiency of snow and ice removal operations.

The Iowa DOT is an active member of the following national pooled-fund programs conducting research on snow and ice removal problems.

More information about Iowa DOTís research projects

Iowa DOT Research News, August 2009

Clear Roads — research for highway maintenance Web site

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