Maine Winter Roads: Salt, Safety, Environment and Cost – Final Report

This report presents the results of a project by a research team from the University of Maine, in cooperation with the Maine Department of Transportation (MaineDOT), to examine the use of salts, equipment and personnel to control snow and ice on winter roads in Maine. The goal is to develop a common understanding among Maine residents of the relationships of cost, materials, research, policy priorities, and consequences.

Final Report (PDF)

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