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Testing a Friction Measurement System in Polk County

Status:  Complete
Report Date:  10/31/2013


A friction measurement system tested on two snowplows in Polk County found that the county's current winter maintenance practices are adequate to keep roads in passable condition during snowstorms. Both the original system and a reinforced version, however, failed after only a few days of use.

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