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Winter Readiness


Contractors

The New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) utilizes contractors for plowing and spreading services during the winter season.

Plowing
Contractors with Class A or B trucks are used to perform snow plowing and hauling services.

Plow truck class sizes:

  • Class A - Gross Vehicle Weight (GVW) of 45,000 pounds or over

  • Class B - GVW of 20,000 to 44,999 pounds

Spreading
Contractors with Class P, Q or R Spreading trucks are used to perform spreading services.

Spreader truck class sizes:

  • Class P - 6 to 8 cubic yard Spreader, truck minimum spreader capacity of 13,000 pounds, maximum capacity of 16,999 pounds

  • Class Q - 8.1 to 9.9 cubic yard Spreader, truck minimum spreader capacity of 17,000 pounds, maximum capacity of 20,999 pounds

  • Class R - 10 to 12+ cubic yard Spreader, truck minimum spreader capacity of 21,000 pounds, no maximum capacity

Questions about current opportunities may be emailed to NJDOT Winter Operations.

 
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  Last Updated:  January 24, 2013