How to Participate


If interested in participating in MDSS PFS, please contact:

Dave Huft
South Dakota DOT
Becker-Hansen Building
700 E. Broadway Ave.
Pierre, SD 57501

email: [email protected]
phone: 605.773.3292
fax: 605.773.4713


External Links


Aurora is an international partnership of public agencies who work together to perform joint research activities in the area of Road Weather Information Systems (RWIS). This website is designed to introduce the program, the partners, and our collaborative research projects. . .

Federal Highway Administration

The MDSS is part of a progressive FHWA program designed to identify threats to the highway system and respond proactively by warning winter maintenance managers of changing weather conditions and their impacts on the highway system. Yes – Something can be done about the weather. . .

FHWA Functional Prototype MDSS

Project Description The development of a prototype winter Maintenance Decision Support System (MDSS) is part of the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) Office of Transportation Operations (HOTO) Surface Transportation Weather Decision Support Requirements (STWDSR) initiative. The objective. . .