September 2016 Table of Contents

Features
Fuel Budgeting for the Future Fleet Management Fuel Budgeting for the Future

Gasoline and diesel prices are volatile, but you can make the ride less nerve-wracking. Read more

A New Home for the Manatees Erosion control A New Home for the Manatees

City works with local water district to restore eroded wildlife refuge shoreline using stream restoration techniques. Read more

Diamonds: A DOT's best friend Diamonds: A DOT's best friend

An interchange configuration introduced to the U.S. less than a decade ago has earned the overwhelming approval of state and federal transportation authorities since then. Read more

Dig THIS Dig THIS

Summer is the busy season for groundskeepers. Following these tips will lower the chances of crew injuries. Read more

Waterworks
Integrating to Achieve Clean Water Act Compliance Integrating to Achieve Clean Water Act Compliance

Water, sewer, and stormwater utilities unite to improve watershed quality. Read more

Form Follows Function Form Follows Function

Pipeline function determines performance requirements of joints. Read more

The Battle for Miami Beach The Battle for Miami Beach

A coastal public works department’s assertive strategy for dealing with sea level rise. Read more

From The Editor
Lose the Inferiority Complex Administration Lose the Inferiority Complex

Our future leaders don’t fear the transparency that smartphones bring. Read more

ADA Corner
The Not-So-New Definition of ‘Disability’ The Not-So-New Definition of ‘Disability’

New language that goes into effect in October requires state and local governments to prove they haven’t discriminated. Read more

Out of the Ordinary
Help Wanted: New Town Seeks Public Works Professionals Out of the Ordinary Help Wanted: New Town Seeks Public Works Professionals

The nation's largest planned community is building a team from scratch. Read more

Products
Snow pushers for heavy equipment Snow pushers for heavy equipment

Designed for equipment weighing more than 18,000 pounds, these heavy-duty attachments are available in six sizes. Read more

Telescoping Power Box Plow Telescoping Power Box Plow

Meyer's versatile new Power Box Plow, which telescopes from 8' to 12' using in-cab controls, saves time and can be attached to almost any machine. Its patented multipurpose design dramatically increases the functionality and maneuverability of containment plows while keeping the benefits of high performance power units. Read more

Salt spreader series from Buyers Products Salt spreader series from Buyers Products

Buyers Products, introduced the SaltDogg SHPE2500 salt spreader series with the auger-driven SHPE2500 and chain-driven SHPE2500CH. Read more

Sectional Snow Pushers from Case Sectional Snow Pushers from Case

CASE Construction Equipment has a new line of six heavy- and light-duty sectional snow pushers compatible with both current and older model wheel loaders, skid steers, compact track loaders and backhoes. Read more

Snow and Ice control system from Muncie Power Products Snow and Ice control system from Muncie Power Products

Muncie Power Products, Inc. revolutionizes fleet operation and maintenance with its Advantage+ snow and ice control system. Read more

Expandable plows from Boss Expandable plows from Boss

This winter, BOSS Snowplow is restoring order to the expandable plow category with the company’s first offering in this category the BOSS EXT. The EXT quickly adapts to all plowing needs, expanding from 8 to 10 feet and back, all by the touch of a controller. That width combined with angled, forward-pitched wings means larger amounts of snow can be moved faster. BOSS engineers have spent years designing and perfecting the EXT to be both tough and versatile, to ensure the plow could do it all. Read more

Drop spreaders from Conestoga Drop spreaders from Conestoga

Conestoga stainless steel drop spreaders are the ideal tools for spreading lime, salt, sand, and more. Three models provide a range of sizes to fit virtually any operation. Read more

Brine manufacturing system from GVM Brine manufacturing system from GVM

Add efficiency, speed, and confidence to your winter operations with GVM’s EZ Brine Manufacturing System. Read more

SnowEx versatile UTV-V-Plow SnowEx versatile UTV-V-Plow

Adding to its comprehensive line of snowplows, SnowEx introduces a new, professional-grade V-Plow for UTVs. Read more

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