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Top 100: Automatically Stops Road Freezing

Quixote Transportation Safety has developed a FreezeFree System that relies on information from the company's Road/Runway Weather Information System (RWIS) to automatically activate an anti-icing liquid...

December 01, 2003

FreezeFree SystemQuixote Transportation Safety has developed a FreezeFree System that relies on information from the company's Road/Runway Weather Information System (RWIS) to automatically activate an anti-icing liquid. Surface sensors embedded in the road measure pavement and atmospheric conditions. Chemical dispensed in the fixed spray system prevents precipitation from freezing to pavement. Estimated list price (installed): $80,000 to well over $1 million.

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