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Winter Maintenance for Roads Training
Thursday, September 27, 2018 at 8:00 am - 1:00 pm
This class is FREE and includes coffee, lunch, training materials and the opportunity to get certified!
Event Details: This training offers information about best practices for managing winter maintenance (plowing, de-icing and anti-icing application, storage, and more). These practices will help you save money, time and the environment! An optional test is offered at the end of the workshop to earn Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) Level I Certification in Winter Maintenance Best Practices. Certified Individuals are listed on the MPCA website.Register
Who should attend: city, county and state plow drivers
A Parking Lots and Sidewalks focused training is also available, you can register here
- Application Rates of Materials
- How to Calibrate Equipment
- Weather Conditions
- Storing Materials
- New Maintenance Methods
- De-Icing and Anti-Icing
- Environmental Effects
- Legal Issues and Additional Resources
Training materials provided: Minnesota Snow and Ice Control – Field Handbook for Snowplow Operators
Car-pooling is encouraged!
Drivers please use free, on-street (along Marshall Street and in the surrounding neighborhood).
Parking is not allowed in the Tony Jaros parking lot or in nearby businesses’ lots. See parking map.
Funding for these workshops is provided by MPCA through a grant from US EPA, Section 319 Nonpoint Source Management Fund, and matches from local partners.