Submit a Research Idea to Clear Roads!

Have a research idea? This year, Clear Roads is inviting members of the winter maintenance and research communities to submit ideas for consideration as future Clear Roads research topics. We welcome great ideas from anyone!

Clear Roads funds winter maintenance research in six topic areas, with a focus on:

  • Evaluating winter maintenance materials, equipment and methods under real-world conditions.
  • Developing specifications and recommendations.
  • Investigating innovative techniques and technologies that will save agencies money, improve safety and increase efficiency.
  • Developing practical field guides and training curriculums to promote the results of research projects.

To learn more, visit the Submit a Research Idea page. The submission deadline is Friday, January 6, 2023.