Grader

Highway Work Zone Safety Series: Grading Safety

This program covers some of the safety hazards you'll find on typical grading sites, from clearing and grubbing to final grading. Emphasis is on personal responsibility for safety and awareness of the hazards.
Available on YouTube

Road Blading-Forest Style

This video is designed to be viewed by contractors, State, County, or other cooperating agencies and Force Account Road Blading operators for the purpose of sharing the Forest Service philosophy and practices when maintaining forest roads.

Using Snow Plows on Motor Graders

Demonstrates how to attach various plows and how to operate the motor grader for snow removal.
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Maintaining Asphalt Roads (Blade Patching)

Designed for motor grader operators, this tape shows step-by-step procedures of patching and maintaining asphalt roads.
Available on YouTube

Upgrading Gravel Roads

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.
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Dust Control

What dust is, and the problems it can create. How liquid calcium chloride controls dust. How to repair and improve an unpaved road by blading.
Available on YouTube

Ditch Maintenance

The need for proper drainage; the goals for ditch maintenance; procedures for performing the maintenance with motor grader and excavator.
Available on YouTube

Maintenance of Gravel Roads

Proper procedures for smoothing and reshaping gravel roads. Techniques for intersections, railroad crossings, driveways, bridges, hilltops and valleys, and super elevation in curves.
Available on YouTube

Shoulder Maintenance

Detailed discussion of three types of operations that may be performed during shoulder maintenance: reshaping, low shoulder repair, and high shoulder repair.
Available on YouTube

Idea Store 2

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.
Available on YouTube

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