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Offline gwwilk

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State Snow Plow/Maintenance Trackers
« on: January 23, 2019, 04:56:58 PM »
Yesterday Nebraska's DOR just brought up their new 'Snow Plow Tracker' which displays in-cab camera images of the road ahead of their maintenance trucks.  This gives the public an opportunity to see in real time the condition of the state's highways.  I understand that this site will display these images year around, so even though it's a 'Plow Tracker' site now, it will also be a maintenance tracker.  FYI, there were about a hundred plows out this morning, whereas there are only a few out right now.  Obviously the drivers need to sleep sometime. :-)

I understand that other states have similar 'Plow Tracker' sites.  It would be great if others would provide links to their state's similar site.
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Re: State Snow Plow/Maintenance Trackers
« Reply #1 on: January 23, 2019, 05:11:01 PM »
That's pretty neat, and would be great to have here to get an actual visual of conditions before heading out on the road.  I guess they would show up quite well at night.

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Re: State Snow Plow/Maintenance Trackers
« Reply #2 on: January 23, 2019, 05:18:58 PM »
Cool idea thanks for the link.
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Re: State Snow Plow/Maintenance Trackers
« Reply #3 on: January 23, 2019, 05:30:32 PM »
This is a great tool. Michigan DOT has had it for a few years - https://mdotjboss.state.mi.us/MiDrive/map#

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Re: State Snow Plow/Maintenance Trackers
« Reply #4 on: January 23, 2019, 05:41:20 PM »
Minnesota does it on MN511.  Great for when kid 1 is driving to and from Fargo.
some of those are tough to embed on my site.
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Re: State Snow Plow/Maintenance Trackers
« Reply #5 on: January 23, 2019, 08:36:37 PM »
Pennsylvania site:
https://www.511pa.com/default.aspx
No camera's in cab, but historical route is available. So you can see if a road was plowed 30 minutes ago or 4 hours ago. Really helpful.
« Last Edit: January 23, 2019, 08:39:06 PM by ed2kayak »
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