RCOC Introduces Wing Plows to Improve Efficiency of Winter Road Maintenance

The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) has introduced a new tool in the effort to fight snow more efficiently: the wing plow. Wing plows are large plows attached to the sides of snowplow trucks. When in use, the plow extends out from the side of the truck on an angle, allowing the truck to clear an additional six feet of roadway. When not in use, the plow is retracted and stored next to the truck, the press release stated. RCOC currently has 12 plow trucks equipped with wing … [Read more...]