Study Shows Farm Equipment Rough on Roads

2012 - Winter

A study was launched in 2008 to shed light on the impact of farm equipment on roads, and study results appearing in the 2011 research report, Effects of Implements of Husbandry on Pavement Performance, demonstrated that the farm equipment tested causes more damage than a semi-truck. The report identifies actions to minimize pavement damage, and some towns and counties are starting to work with farmers to modify operations to increase safety and reduce road damage.

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Posted in: Equipment, Pavements, Asphalt, Supervision and Management, Utilities and Permits

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