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Estimation of Winter Snow Operation Performance Measures with Traffic Data

Status:  Complete
Report Date:  12/28/2012


This project represented the initial attempt to develop an automated procedure to use traffic flow data rather than snowplow driver observations to determine when roads are clear enough to stop plowing after a snow event. This procedure could provide service at reduced costs by deploying snowplows more efficiently. While promising, the procedure is not yet ready for wide deployment.

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