SICOP Talks WInter Ops with Andrea Bill from the Wisconsin Traffic Operations and Safety Laboratory at the University of Wisconsin, Madison as she discusses the latest research into use of salt brine.
Wisconsin DOT has been working hard to promote the use of liquids in winter maintenance operations. In 2021, the results of a 2-year research project into the use of salt brine was published. Andrea Bill presented this work at the 2022 Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting and in this episode describes the work and results of this study showing very positive results for the use of salt brine.
You can view the presentation by following this link: Salt Brine Project Presentation
The Final Report for this project can be found at this link: Link to final report:WisDOT Salt Brine Final Report
If you would like to discuss this project, results, or other aspects of salt brine in Wisconsin with Andrea you can email her directly at Andrea Bill
Other podcast episodes on liquids:
Episode 12: “Taking liquids to the max”
Episode 41: “The latest word on alternate methods for deicing”