Snow and Ice Pooled Fund Cooperative Program (SICOP)


AASHTO Liaison
Rick Nelson, SICOP Coordinator
rnelson@aashto.org

From time to time SICOP is asked to determine the state of the practice through both quick and more complete surveys of states.  Responses are always voluntary and the results of these surveys are listed here.

2018-04-02 Corrosion Survey Summary
2018-03 Corrosion Summary Presentation

In April 2015 Clear Roads project 113-04: Best Practices for the Prevention of Corrosion on Vehicles and Equipment Used By Transportation Agencies for Snow and Ice Control.  This survey aims to reveal how the implementation of these best practices is progressing.

2017 What is the cost of a tandem axle snow plow

In late 2016 – 2017 a question was posted to the EMTSP List Serve asking what is the cost of a typical tandem axle snow plow with a wing plow. SICOP captured the responses in a document that might be of interest to the broader winter maintenance community.

2016 Who’s Using Bi-directional Tow Plows

In 2016 a question was posted to the EMTSP List Serve asking who had experience with Bi-directional Tow Plows.  SICOP captured the responses in a document that might be of interest to the broader winter maintenance community.

2015 Top-10 Implementation Survey

In 2013 SICOP began a project to select the Top-10 Activities that Constitute a World Class Winter Maintenance Program. A survey to determine the state of implementation of these activities was conducted and the summary of results is listed.

2015 AVL In Snow Plows

A request to determine what states utilize AVL in their snow plow fleet was conducted.  The summary of results is listed.

2015 Winter Preparations Survey

In anticipation of the winter 2015-16 which anticipated a significant influence by the weather phenomenon El Niño, a survey was conducted to determine what steps, if any, State DOT’s were taking in preparation. The summary of results is listed.

2014-15 Winter Survey

Upon the conclusion of winter 2014-15, which was a particularly difficult winter for the northeast, a survey was conducted to determine the level of effort expended in response to the winter’s events. The summary of the results is listed.