Snow and Ice Pooled Fund Cooperative Program (SICOP)
Rick Nelson, SICOP Coordinator
These resources are not an exhaustive collection of winter maintenance work but represent a cross section that SICOP has found relevant for their work. If there are specific needs that you are having difficulty locating, please contact Rick Nelson, SICOP Coordinator for assistance.
2019 Snowplow Driver Simulator Training Brochure from the Minnesota Department of Transportation
SICOP has conducted several surveys to take the pulse of several winter maintenance topics. The summaries of these surveys are listed here.
SICOP has prepared and made many presentations regarding winter maintenance. The presentations are available here.
Washington State DOT has collected data from many states to compare prices and 5-year average use.
The Snow & Ice List Serve is a powerful communication tool to ask winter maintenance related questions to a broad spectrum of winter maintenance professionals. Instructions on how to join the list serve and significant threads are listed here.
The award winning Anti-icing and RWIS Computer Based Training program was developed by SICOP to provide an interactive learning experience to train all levels of maintenance professionals in the effective use of these technologies.
Much work has been accomplished in the area of mitigating blowing and drifting snow. Links to relevant works can be found here.
Work on a variety of winter maintenance topics has been accomplished over the years by several agencies and other consortia. Links to many of these works can be found here.