The Center for Transportation Research and Implementation partners with various departments at Minnesota State University Mankato as well as organizations throughout the state in a continuous effort to improve transportation in the state of Minnesota.
Hot Shots for Cold Climates
Hot Shots for Cold Climates is a partnership project between the Civil Engineering Department at Minnesota State University Mankato and MNDOT. This project works to research the success rates of snowplows as well as identifies the troubled spots on roads in the winter. Currently, students are faculty are working towards solutions for a more environmentally friendly method when dispursing salt and chemicals utilized traditionally during dangerous roadways.
Learn more about the project by clicking on the videos below: