Winter Operations

Library Item NumberTitle
DurationYearAvailable Format(s)
21-1 What is Anti-Icing?
A SHRP Description of anti-icing technology, equipment, materials, and the differences from deicing.
10 min. N/A VCR
21-2 Building on Tradition-Snow Removal Applications
This video covers typical snowplowing operations and offers you ways to maximize your grader's production potential and provide well maintained roads at lower overall costs. Operations featured are: Ground level winging, tapered bank, benching, reversible plow, and V-plow.
21 min. 1997 VCR
21-3 Evaluation Procedures for Deicing Chemicals (SHRP)
Twelve different methods for evaluating deicing chemicals. Concerns of the environment and how to test for marine and plant life effects.
11 min. N/A VCR
21-4 Effective Snow Fences (SHRP)
Properly designed snow fence virtually eliminates the need for continual removal of snowdrifts. This video outlines the benefits of snow fences and the key elements of snow fences.
21 min. 1991 VCR
21-5 Plow Power
Video shows proper techniques for residential and local snow plowing.
14 min. 1987 VCR
21-6 Project 28 Anti-Icing for Maintenance Personnel (FHWA)
Discussion of chemicals and methods used for anti-icing.
12 min. N/A VCR
21-7 Response to Winter
The Pennsylvania DOT gives information on handling the winter months.
21 min. 1993 VCR
21-8 Snow Fighters - The Salt Institute
Depicts the recommended procedure and application of salt to fight snow on highways and city streets.
24 min. N/A VCR
21-9 Snowplow Rodeo 1983
The "how-to's" of conducting a snowplow rodeo.
30 min. 1983 VCR
21-10 Snowplow and Spreader - Parts 1-3
Explains the operation of a snowplow, hookup of a spreader, daily maintenance checks and plowing and spreading techniques.
48 min. 1986 VCR
21-11 Snow Removal - Balderson
Shows some of Balderson's V-plows, wings and reversible one-way plows which are manufactures for Caterpillar motor graders and loaders.
8 min. 1986 VCR
21-12 Snow Removal - Colorado
Program shows how to prepare equipment for winter, in-stalling plows, spreaders and snow fence prior to the first snow, problems encountered, and how to operate a snow plow safely in traffic.
18 min. N/A VCR
21-13 Snow Fighters-Quite Patriots
Depicts the three areas of a snow fighter's job. Mission—Communication—Materials and Equipment.
18 min. N/A VCR
21-14 Snow Plow Rodeo 1990
APWA Snowplow Rodeo held in Bellevue, Nebraska on Oct. 31, 1990.
90 min. 1990 VCR
21-15 Safety Restoration During Snow Removal
Video covers areas of concern during and after snowplowing operations to insure safety of motorists due to placement of plowed snow
25 min. N/A VCR
21-16 Snow Removal - Lincoln
Snow and ice control in the City of Lincoln.
9 min. 1993 VCR
21-17 Snow Fighting from A to Z
Part 1 involves the requirements and procedures needed for effective and efficient snow removal. It also includes equipment maintenance. Part 2 discusses the effective and efficient use of salt as a primary device for snow removal. Part 3 discusses the origin of salt and its importance to mankind.
73 min. N/A VCR
21-18 Snowplow Safety
This video zeros in on safety aspects of driving a snow plow.
23 min. N/A VCR
21-19 Snow and Ice Control
Describes methods developed by the Strategic Highway Research Program.
13 min. N/A VCR
21-20 Safety Restoration During Snow Removal
Guidelines on how to handle post snowstorm cleanup.
26 min. N/A VCR
21-21 Snowplow of the Future
Snowplow design improvement to maximize removal of snow, including fuel economy and improved moldboard.
8 min. N/A VCR
21-22 Using Snowplows on Motor Graders
How to attach and use three types of motor grader snowplows.
16 min. N/A VCR
21-23 Verglimit
Explains how Verglimit added to asphalt's top coarse helps keep problem areas such as bridges, curves, stop signs on inclines and other areas free of ice.
21 min N/A VCR
21-24 White Gold
Covers the steps necessary to plow snow: Purchase the right equipment, establish sanding routes and have a snow plan.
24 min. N/A VCR
21-25 Wetted Salt
Video discusses the advantages of wetting rock with liquid calcium chloride.
19 min. N/A VCR
21-26 Winter Safety and the Big Chill
A double feature on the causes and symptoms of hypothermia and frostbite; how to prevent frostbite and hypothermia; how to treat frostbite and hypothermia; and off-the-job winter safety.
20 min. 1997 VCR
21-27 Highway to the Winter Zone
Proper driving techniques around snowplows. Background on mobilization aspects of winter maintenance forces. Discussion of anti-icing practices. Information on useful driving preparation tips.
9 min. 1997 VCR
21-28 The Snow fighters - The Salt Institue

24 min. N/A VCR