Better Roads

April 2014

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12 April 2013 Better Roads Applications & Innovations Pollution Control Agency and vari- ous public works organizations in the Twin Cities area of the state at the American Public Works Association (APWA) Snow Con- ference. Her presentation will be from 8 a.m. to 8:50 a.m. on May 6 in the Junior Ballroom B at the Duke Energy Conven- tion Center in Cincinnati. For Part 1 of "Snow and Ice Control: Equipment and Techniques for Snowfi ghters," which covered salt brine, sustainability and salt brine to help cities crip- pled by winter weather, see the March 2014 issue of Better Roads or at 7H[W,1)2WRRUYLVLWZZZEHWWHUURDGVFRPLQIR 'Behind the Storm – The Crucial Role of Public Works in Winter Storm Fighting' Recent winter storms and blizzards have challenged North American communities, who may or may not be accus- tomed to seeing snow and sleet. Check out the APWA "Behind the Storm –Role of Public Works in Winter Storm Fighting" FAQ information below to learn more about how public works provides vital services to cities, counties, towns, states and provinces during snow and ice storms and severe winter weather emergencies. Frequently Asked Questions: What agencies respond during winter storm emergencies? When winter storms occur, the local Public Works Depart- ments and State/ Provincial Departments of Transportation (DOTs) in the U.S. and Canada are the primary govern- ment agencies responsible for snow and ice control. They must plan and prepare year-round, and anticipate storms in order to provide safety and mobility on highways, roads and streets. Snow and ice storms severely disrupt

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