THE VIENNA WINTER MAINTENANCE CONCEPT

The City of Vienna covers an area of 414 square km. Four hundred and twenty-two winter maintenance vehicles clear the approximately 2,760 km of road and spread grit or deicing agents. Chloridic deicing agents may only be used on 35 km of city motorway and 160 km of city motorway and 160 km of other main traffic arteries and public bus routes, the remaining 2,565 km are strewn with grit. Winter maintenance in Vienna extends to the entire city area, i.e., the Municipality clears the entire network of roads and lanes. In addition to the specialized clearing vehicles, another 300 lorries, tip lorries, wheel loaders and small loading vehicles are available. The city disposes of 14 sand deposits and 9 snow dumps.

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  • English

Media Info

  • Features: Figures;
  • Pagination: p. 360-367

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00662981
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 19 1994 12:00AM