Clear Roads Selects 2019 Research Projects

Tow Plow

The Clear Roads Technical Advisory Committee met April 16-18 in Indianapolis to select research projects for 2019 funding. The following projects were selected:

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

More information about these projects is available in the 2019 All Proposed Projects summary. Requests for investigator proposals will be posted this summer.