The RoadMaster website shows past, present and forecasted road hazards in your maintenance area. Its dashboard features an overview of observations, forecasts, hazard warnings and your actions.
- Road hazard dashboard – Keep informed in one glance about hazards up to 8 days ahead for black ice, hoar frost, snow and freezing rain during winter, specifically for your maintenance area. Keep posted all year round for hazards such as high wind gusts and high precipitation.
- Location details – Drill down on locations for RWIS measurements, forecasts and camera images.
- Precipitation-type radar – Improve short-term decisions based on real time and forecasted precipitation radar information, distinguishing between rain, hail, snow and freezing rain.
- Alerts and meteorological consultations — Stay on top of expected road surface conditions with notifications and on-demand guidance from our team of professional transportation meteorologists.
- Multi-layer-map – Present RWIS data, camera images, satellite images, weather maps, precipitation radar and Route-Based Forecasts providing road hazard forecast for all your treated routes. Show the map full screen, and even combine information together in one map if you wish.
RoadMaster helps Road Managers to ensure absolute winter safety by providing RWIS measurements, location-specific road weather forecasts, and precipitation-type radar data to support informed gritting decisions.
- Secure road safety – Make informed gritting decisions using hyperlocal data on road surface temperature, black ice, hoar frost, snowfall and freezing rain.
- Minimize costs and environmental impact – Use road-specific weather models drawing on 20+ years of road-forecasting experience to avoid unnecessary treatments and reduce environmental impact.
- Defend liability claims – Save time and eliminate liability costs by using the 22-year RoadMaster archive. It includes all road weather data and weather room communication next to your decisions in the RoadMaster Action Log as evidence to support historical treatment decisions.
- Greater peace of mind — Make more confident, targeted decisions with the latest condition alerts and expert guidance from our weather room regarding your specific questions.
- Improve information sharing and collaboration – Share real-time gritting decision information with stakeholders.
As you consider solutions to support your decisions during the upcoming winter season, see how our team's 2022-2023 winter predictions performed. Having the right insights is essential to staying ahead of today's more frequent and challenging weather events. Not only do increasingly extreme conditions endanger travelers and slow traffic, but they can also drive staffing, resource, and budget concerns.
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RoadMaster builds on decades of experience in weather forecasting and winter road management.