Minnesota Department of Transportation

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Maintaining Minnesota's Highways


  • Snow Plow Operator Training (SPOT)
  • Truck Mounted Attenuator Training
  • Guardrail & End Treatment installation
  • Sander Calibration
  • Equipment Operator Training (four-wheel drive loader, tractor mower, skid steer, etc.)

Salt Solutions Program

The Salt Solutions Program is a hands-on program that monitors and employs research on equipment, chemicals and the training needed to successfully implement a winter bare lane program statewide. It includes but is not limited to pre-wetting, de-icing, anti-icing and sensible salting on the state highway system throughout the entire state, with emphasis on environmental effects and how to complete our jobs economically without sacrificing the safety of our customers.

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