Best Practices for Road Weather Management, Version 3.0



This best practices document contains 27 case studies of systems in 22 states that improve roadway operations under inclement weather conditions. Each case study has six sections including a general description of the system, system components, operational procedures, resulting transportation outcomes, implementation issues, as well as contact information and references. An earlier version of this document presented 30 case studies of systems that have now been either mainstreamed or surpassed by even better solutions.

Source Organization Location

Washington, DC

Operations Area of Practice

  • Road Weather Management

Organizational Capability Element

  • Road Weather Management

Content Type

  • Best Practice

Role in Organization

  • Associate Engineer
  • Engineer
  • Manager / First Line Supervisor
  • Maintenance Staff
  • Media / PIO
  • Operator
  • Principal Engineer
  • Public Safety Officer
  • Senior Engineer

Publishing Organization

  • FHWA

Maturity Level of Program

  • Assessment (L1)
  • Deployment (L3)
  • Development (L2)
  • Monitoring (L4)


  • Available Tools
  • Learning

Project Website

Best Practices for Road Weather Management

Prime Contractor
Ray Murphy, Ryan Swick, andGabe Guevara
Issue Date
June 1st, 2012
Publication Number
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