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N.J.’s snow plows to get GPS upgrade

12 April at 06:11PM

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After last winter’s storm blanketed the state under more than two feet of snow, New Jersey developed a plan to retrofit the state’s snow removal equipment with GPS tracking devices. The state’s 500 plows and salt spreaders will be fitted with GPS fleet trackers which will relay information to a Department of Transportation command center in Woodbridge. The state will also provide GPS enabled cellphones to the 1,500 private trucks that assist with the winter clean up. In total the state is expected to spend approximately$17 million on upgrading their fleet. Read more...