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Moving Ahead - November 2008

November 28 2008

  • Winter requires preparedness, partnership

    When winter arrives, ODOT maintenancecrews in the Rogue Valley shift their schedules to provide 24-hour coverage. “We use the rotating schedules to keep our maintenance employees fresh and ready to respond to any storm, day or night,” said ODOT District Manager Jerry Marmon. Crews apply sanding material and chemicals on hills, curves, bridges and other known trouble spots. The chemicals work as an anti-icer, helping prevent ice from bonding to the road before the storm, and as a de-icer,helping break ...
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