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Session 13: Debris Removal

Session 13: Debris Removal

On August 1, 2019, SafeHighways.org and NOCoE hosted its thirteenth Safety Service Patrol (SSP) Idea-Sharing Network Session with the assistance of its steering committee. The call started with an introduction of the newly formed Safety Service Patrol Industry Association by Jason Josey, Highway Incident Response Manager for the Georgia DOT. The session then focused on Debris Removal. It was moderated by Todd Leiss, TIM Coordinator for the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission and included presentations from guest speakers: Tim Peck, Division Chief-Regional Operations for the Maryland Department of Transportation; Owen Hasson, St. Louis District Incident Management Coordinator for the Missouri DOT; and Matthew Frazier, Regional Vice President and Tom Mangan, Operations Manager for AutoBase, Inc. There were also presentations on the Gator Getter and Road Rake debris removal systems. The presentations from each of these speakers are available to download below:

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Session Agenda

Session Recording on YouTube

Tim Peck: Debris Removal Tools Utilized by Maryland DOT

Sam McClain: Gator Getter

Owen Hasson: Debris Removal Tools Utilized by Missouri DOT

Liz LaBelle: Road Rake