All Proposed Projects

Projects to Award Soon

The Clear Roads Technical Advisory Committee proposes new research projects for funding at the beginning of every year. Below are the titles of projects selected for funding during the spring 2018 TAC meeting. The TAC is working to scope each of these projects and select vendors to begin work through a competitive RFP process.

  1. Defensive Driving Training for Snowplow Operators
  2. Performance and Cost-Effectiveness of High-Performance Snowplow Blades
  3. Evaluation of Storm Severity Indexes and Winter Severity Indexes and the Most Reliable Variables for Those Indexes
  4. Review and Summary of Pre-Wet Methods and Procedures
  5. Alternative Materials and Methods for Snow and Ice Control

All Proposed Projects

Members of the Clear Roads Technical Advisory Committee propose research and technology transfer projects annually for funding consideration. Below are links to all of the projects formally proposed and discussed at TAC meetings since Clear Roads began in 2004. Additional research ideas emerged during the meeting discussions.