Chapter 3: Equipment MaintenanceAnchor: #CHDDDDHG
Section 1: OverviewAnchor: #i1003346
It is the mission of the Texas Department of Transportation to provide a safe thoroughfare during the snow and ice season. In order to provide the level of service the public has come to expect, coordination of numerous pieces of equipment and personnel is necessary. TxDOT utilizes various pieces of equipment such as snowplows, maintainers and loaders. TxDOT utilizes various pieces of equipment such as snowplows, maintainers and loaders. During snow and ice events, equipment must be ready to respond with very little notice. Proper maintenance of all equipment before, during and after a winter storm is important to ensure readiness for future storms. The following sections outline various snow fighting equipment currently used by the department and the proper maintenance required before, during and after winter snow events.