DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – The heat index may be approaching 110 today, but ground crews at DFW Airport are getting ready for winter.
Early Wednesday, several ground and runway crews at DFW International Airport spent the morning practicing the procedure for clearing snow and ice off runways and taxiways.READ MORE: Dallas County Considering Cash, Other Prizes To Get More People Vaccinated
Jud Piner, DFW’s manager of pavements, grounds and markings, says it’s a very choreographed routine.READ MORE: Allen Couple Says Bobcat Family Moved Into Backyard
The airport recently spent $21 million on plows and other equipment to do the work that regular highway-grade plows are incapable of doing.MORE NEWS: Several Servers Arrested At Shops At Legacy In Plano For Overserving Alcohol
The plow vehicles alone cost almost a million dollars a piece.