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Development of a Maintenance Workers Manual for the Alaska Department of Transportation


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Project status


Start date: 02/01/13
End date: 02/01/14


Sponsor(s): Alaska Department of Transportation

About the research


Maintaining an extensive roadway system in a desirable manner is a challenging responsibility for any agency, but with widely varying weather, environmental, and terrain conditions in different regions of the country, meeting that obligation can be a daunting task. A comprehensive reference covering requirements and good practices that are specific to Alaska’s unique conditions would be a beneficial asset for the state’s roadway maintenance managers and workers alike.  The objective of this project was to develop such a manual.