Road Weather Management Program
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What Technologies are Available to Help Mitigate Weather Impacts on Roads?

There are three types of technologies that can be used to help mitigate weather impacts on roads.

  • Surveillance, Monitoring and Prediction - This section describes observing systems and forecast services that transportation managers can access to gather information on prevailing and predicted conditions.
  • Information Dissemination - This section describes ITS and information technologies that are used by transportation managers to disseminate road weather information to travelers.
  • Decision Support, Control and Treatment - This section describes decision support systems, control strategies, and treatment strategies that are employed by transportation managers to improve safety, mobility, and productivity.
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