Snow and Ice Control
Operations for Local Highway Officials
A Road Master Qualified Course
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Who should attend
Established highway and public works officials who oversee and manage snow and ice control operations, and who have a basic understanding of these operations. Crew supervisors may also find this workshop valuable.
Participants taking this course will be able to:
- Identify the backbone of an effective snow and ice control program.
- Design an ice control material treatment plan.
- Describe how to minimize the risk of snow and ice-related tort liability.
- Identify which type of anti-icing strategy to use on which type of road.
- Choose the best ice-control treatment for their roads.
- Measure a reduction in cost to their municipality's snow control operation.
James “Jim” Craw has been on the forefront of snow and ice control innovation for over 36 years. His experiences include 20 years with the Town of Manlius and over 16 years with the Villages of Fayetteville and Manlius. He has helped many other highway agencies develop snow and ice control plans and has spoken at the Highway School in Ithaca and the NYCOM Public Works School many times on snow and ice control issues.
Workshop Locations and Dates
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$50 per attendee
Timing of workshops
Workshops typically run from 8.30am to 3pm. Sign-in starts at 8am.
- Workshop Manual: Snow and Ice Control Operations (pdf)
- Snow and Ice Control Training Outline & Checklists (pdf)
- ADOT&PF High Speed Snow Plow Training (Video)
- Anatomy of a Winter Storm 2013 (Video)