Winter operations management and geographical information systems

Balgowan, Richard M.
August 2009
Journal of Public Works & Infrastructure;Aug2009, Vol. 2 Issue 1, p8
Academic Journal
The article focuses on the development of a comprehensive winter operation plan in the township of Hamilton, in Mercer County, New Jersey. It notes that the plan includes the use of automated vehicle location, global positioning system, geographical information systems, and adoption of an anti-icing policy. It explores the steps in the development process including the establishment of service, resources assignment, as well as improvement of personnel preparedness and decision-making tools.


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