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Unique Model Calculates Costs of Winter Maintenance

Winter road in snowstorm
In the late 1990s, VTI and the Swedish Transport Administration (then known as the Swedish Road Administration) began discussing the creation of a model for calculating the socioeconomic costs of various strategies for the winter maintenance of the national road system. VTI has now been working...

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Developing Winter Road Maintenance Technologies, Services and Business

Image showing typical winter driving conditions on Finnish main road
Finnish companies, authorities and research institutes have a long tradition of dealing with winter conditions. Key stakeholders in the winter maintenance branch have joined forces to develop new services and products. Due to its geographical location and four seasons, Finland has had to...

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Nordic Road Administration Researches Residual Salt

The purpose is to develop a model for residual salt to be implemented. The model will be capable of calculating the residual salt in real time or predicting the development of residual salt on the road after spreading, by taking traffic, road and weather parameters into consideration. Defining the...

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Modelling Residual Salt – MORS

Nordic Road Authorities join efforts for better decision making in road winter service. A new model for predicting residual salt on the road enables a more precise and economic salt spreading without compromising traffic safety and road network accessibility. Introduction In an effort towards...

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