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November 2001Publication Number: FHWA-RD-02-004

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International Congress To Examine New Challenges for Winter Road Maintenance

This January, follow the road to Japan for the 11th International Winter Road Congress. Sponsored by the World Road Association (PIARC), the meeting will be held in Sapporo on January 28-31, 2002. The Congress will feature presentations on such topics as utilizing road weather information, privatizing winter road maintenance, winter road management in urban areas, and the education and training of road maintenance personnel. The event will also feature an exhibition of related technologies, demonstrations of snow-removal machinery, and tours of winter road management and maintenance facilities.

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For more information, send an email to piarc2001@road.or.jp or visit the Congress Web site at www.piarc-sapporo2002.road.or.jp/. For more information on winter maintenance technologies, contact Paul Pisano at FHWA, 202-366-1301 (fax: 202-366-3225; email: paul.pisano@fhwa.dot.gov).

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