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 2022 TAC meeting. The TAC is working to scope each of these projects and select vendors to begin work through a competitive RFP process.

  1. Comprehensive Guide to Pre-Wetting Application Rates and Methods
  2. Best Management Practices for Liquid Chloride Storage and Pumping Systems
  3. Effects of Additives in Lowering the Freezing Point of Deicing Salts
  4. Evaluation of Direct Liquid Application of Salt Brine vs Granular Salt as Measured Through Various Performance and Safety Metrics
  5. Use of Dashboards for Winter Operations

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.