Snow and Ice Pooled Fund Cooperative Program (SICOP)

AASHTO Liaison
Rick Nelson, SICOP Coordinator

AASHTO Winter Maintenance Policy Coordinating Committee (WMPCC)
Summer 2019 Meeting
Grand Rapids, MI
8:00 am – 5:00 pm July 13, 2019

Meeting Materials

1. Introductions, Agenda Review, Review Meeting Minutes-2018 Charlotte, NC

2. Research Coordination – Discussion
Clear Roads – projects proposed and underway
Aurora – projects proposed and underway
TRB Winter Maintenance update
TRB Surface Transportation Weather update
FHWA Road Weather Management Program update

3. Outreach Reports
2020 Road Weather & Winter Maintenance Conference and Peer Exchange
PIARC end of cycle update – Final Reports
SICOP CoM Briefing
Professional Snowfighters Association report
Other/Future activities (conferences, webinars, seminars, etc.)

4. Community of Practice on Road Weather Management liaison efforts
CoP/RWM Workshop/Peer Exchange report

5. SICOP National Winter Maintenance Strategic Plan / Work Plan updates
SI-1 Optimal snowplow routing
SI-2 Performance management for winter maintenance
SI-3 AVL for internal and external applications
SI-4 Connected vehicles in winter maintenance
SI-5 WRTM to improve mobility in winter events
SI-6 Liquid chemical use in winter operations
SI-7 Winter ops in moderate weather zones
SASHTO 2019 Winter Maintenance Sythesis

6. Review of SICOP Program
SICOP Contributing States FY19
Member Terms

7. Unfinished Business

8. Adjourn