Requests for Proposals

Clear Roads is currently soliciting investigator proposals for the following research projects:

  • Expanding Application Rate Guidance for Salt Brine Blends for Direct Liquid Application and Anti-Icing  (Maximum project budget: $150,000. Duration: 18 months.)
  • Measuring the Efficiencies of Tow Plows and Wing Plows  (Maximum project budget: $125,000. Duration: 18 months.)
  • Recruitment and Retention of Highway Maintenance Workers  (Maximum project budget: $70,000. Duration: 12 months.)
  • Synthesis of Technical Requirements and Considerations for an Automated Snowplow Route Optimization RFP Template  (Maximum project budget: $75,000. Duration: 15 months.)
  • Comparison of Performance of Traditional Chain Conveyor Spreader and Auger-Driven Spreader for Distributing Prewet Salt  (Maximum project budget: $150,000. Duration: 18 months.)

The RFPs for these projects are available for download on Minnesota DOT’s Solicitations page. For all projects, the deadline to submit proposals is Friday, September 6, 2019.

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