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 2019 TAC meeting. The TAC is working to scope each of these projects and select vendors to begin work through a competitive RFP process.

  1. Expanding Brine Recipes and Their Use
  2. Synthesis: Retention and Recruitment of Highway Maintenance Workers
  3. Comparison of Performance of Prewet Road Salt Distributed by Traditional Chain Conveyor Spreader Versus Auger-driven Slurry Spreader
  4. Measuring the Efficiencies of Tow / Wing Plows
  5. Specifications for Automated Snowplow Route Optimization

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.