Archive for February, 2007

Episode 013 – A TRB presentation on SafeLane by Wilf Nixon

Tuesday, February 27th, 2007
 
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Another winter maintenance related presentation at TRB was the “Winter Performance of SafeLane Overlays”. Dr. Wilf Nixon conducted a study of this surface overlay’s performance during winter. In this episode Wilf provides us a summary of the study. (more…)

Episode 012 – A research report on FAST presented by Dr. Xianming Shi

Wednesday, February 21st, 2007
 
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Dr. Shi is the Program Manager for Winter Maintenance and Effects at the Western Transportation Institute at Montana State University.

At the TRB Annual Meeting in January of 2007, Dr. Shi presented a research report entitled “Fixed Automated Spray Technology for Winter Maintenance: The State of the Practice in North America“. (more…)

Episode 011 – Highlights of the 2007 Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting with Wilf Nixon

Wednesday, February 14th, 2007
 
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The 86th TRB Annual Meeting was held in Washington DC on January 21st through the 25th. I know a lot of people involved in winter maintenance are not able to attend, so we want to bring you a few highlights of the meeting through this podcast.In this first TRB episode, Dr. Wilf Nixon of the University of Iowa will provide us a few highlights of the overall meeting and what stood out for him from a winter maintenance perspective. (more…)