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Ewan, Levi; Ahmed Al-Kaisy
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Road Weather Information Systems (RWIS) have been developed by transportation agencies to address operational and safety challenges associated with weather. Researchers conducted a comprehensive review and assessment of Montana DOT’s RWIS program, which includes 73 RWIS stations throughout the state, to assess needs and compare expansion and enhancement scenarios. The goal of the study was to ensure the efficient use of weather data in various transportation applications and the optimum use of agency resources.

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Road Weather Information Systems (RWIS) have been developed by transportation agencies to address operational and safety challenges associated with weather. Researchers conducted a comprehensive review and assessment of Montana DOT’s RWIS program, which includes 73 RWIS stations throughout the state, to assess needs and compare expansion and enhancement scenarios. The goal of the study was to ensure the efficient use of weather data in various transportation applications and the optimum use of agency resources.

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FHWA/MT-17-001/8229-001
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Prepared by Montana State University for Montana DOT
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Assessment of Montana Road Weather Information System (RWIS)
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