Snow States Pool Funds to Solve Winter Maintenance Challenges: Clear Roads Research Produces Immediate, Practical Applications

Every winter, transportation agencies face the logistical challenge of clearing ice and snow to keep roads passable and safe. This article describes the Clear Roads program, which leverages state member contributions to fund research into new techniques and technologies, avoid duplication of effort, influence the private sector, engage in technology transfer, inform the public, and partner with other research groups.

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  • Authors:
    • Alwan, Wes
    • Casey, Patrick
  • Publication Date: 2014-1


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  • Media Type: Print
  • Features: Photos;
  • Pagination: pp 3-10
  • Serial:
    • TR News
    • Issue Number: 290
    • Publisher: Transportation Research Board
    • ISSN: 0738-6826
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  • Accession Number: 01524919
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS, TRB, ATRI
  • Created Date: May 8 2014 7:06AM