A three-part series to start new operators learning the operation of any type of motor grader. Topics include: grading unpaved roads, spreading material, laying asphalt, pulling ditches, and backsloping and grading shoulders.
Includes ideas on identifying (marking) construction signs, fire hose cone hold down, traffic control guidebooks, motor grader blade changing, measuring aggregate lost, 'innovative tools' from Iowa, and a public relations flyer on snow removal.
Demonstrates techniques and cost evaluation of upgrading rural gravel roads. Directed at the problems that low maintenance budget counties face in keeping the roads in good condition. Techniques for some types of maintenance are also discussed.