Public Works Manual 2013 Table of Contents

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How to boost your road salt, de-icing budget How to boost your road salt, de-icing budget

A basic primer on anti-icing, de-icing, and pre-wetting. Read more

Is this a job for cement or chemical grout? Is this a job for cement or chemical grout?

When to use cement or chemical injectables. Read more

LED streetlighting: Beyond the hype LED streetlighting: Beyond the hype

How to get the best return on your investment. Read more

Tips for selecting a PTO-driven mulcher Tips for selecting a PTO-driven mulcher

Horizontal drum mulchers can be pushed or pulled behind a tractor for mulching. Read more

Expanded polystyrene (EPS) geofoam vs. traditional fill Expanded polystyrene (EPS) geofoam vs. traditional fill

Relative cost, weight, constructability, and other considerations for stabilizing soil. Read more

Save some green when buying a mower Save some green when buying a mower

Specify a zero-turn mower so you don’t get stuck with unnecessary extras. Read more

5 street sweepers in descending order of popularity 5 street sweepers in descending order of popularity

Finding what best meets your debris removal, maneuverability, and off-loading needs. Read more

Propane autogas: made in the USA Propane autogas: made in the USA

Convert? Buy new? An alternative fuel that's about half the price of diesel and gasoline. Read more

3 low-cost chemicals for cleaner sediment 3 low-cost chemicals for cleaner sediment

Using coagulants, flocculants, and/or precipitants in stormwater or wastewater. Read more

EPA Tier 4A, iT4, and Tier 4B emissions targets and equipment replacement schedules EPA Tier 4A, iT4, and Tier 4B emissions targets and equipment replacement schedules

The price of innovation: iT4 engines are 5% to 15% more fuel-efficient but 10% to 40% more expensive than Tier 3 models; Tier 4B 10% to 20% more expensive than iT4. Read more

Four ways to get more out of your GIS Four ways to get more out of your GIS

Feature extraction for impervious surface area and other mapping purposes. Read more

CCCP, CIPP, and sliplining: 3 culvert-rehab options CCCP, CIPP, and sliplining: 3 culvert-rehab options

How these trenchless technologies work. Read more

How methane gas extraction works How methane gas extraction works

Engineering and installing extraction wells requires expertise that virtually all owners contract out. Here is what these specialty contractors do, and why. Read more

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