How To's

What Surprises are you in for this Spring?


The spring melt is underway and once again water and mother nature are conspiring against you. As the days get longer and the temperatures start to rise your road will go thru many melt / freeze cycles that will begin to damage your road. More than likely when all the snow melts you will have standing water, ruts and potholes.

While you cannot totally prevent this from occurring there are several actions you can take to minimize the damage.

  1. Push the snow as far away from the road as possible so water flows away from the road.
  2. Do not plow spring snowfall, let the sun melt the snow
  3. Do not drive continuously thru a rut, attempt to drive on either side of the soft spot
Example of snow pushed to the side as far as possible
Example of standing water that froze that will create problems
Example of a rut developing, try to drive either side of it to avoid a pothole being created