Snow and Ice Pooled Fund Cooperative Program (SICOP)

AASHTO Liaison
Rick Nelson, SICOP Coordinator

2017 National Winter Maintenance Peer Exchange-Pittsburgh, PA

General Information

Announcement No 1

Invitation to Vendors


Final Agenda

PennDOT-Opening Remarks

Consortia Briefings

Aurora_Program Briefing

Clear Roads Program Update

Snow & Ice Cooperative Program (SICOP) Briefing


Federal Highway Administration – Road Weather Management Briefing


Transportation Research Board – Winter Maintenance Committee Briefing


Transportation Research Board Surface Transportation Weather Committee Briefing


Maintenance Decision Support System Pooled Fund Briefing



State Best Practice Reports

Arizona DOT – Winter Storm Objectives & Challenges

Emcon, Inc – British Columbia – AVL and Budget Integration

Maine DOT – Work Reporting, Assets & Material Management

Michigan DOT – Advancements in Maintenance Operations at MDOT

Minnesota DOT – MnDOT RWIS Update

New Hampshire DOT – Chloride Reduction: Current Best Practices for Interstate 93 Widening

Ohio DOT – Route Optimization

Ontario Ministry of Transport – Track-My-Plow

Pennsylvania DOT – AVL and 511PA in Winter & Incident Management

Virginia_DOT – AVL/GPS Usage & How We Share the Information With the Public

Wisconsin DOT – Route Optimization in Wisconsin

Breakout Session Notes

Breakout A: Tactics and Technology

Breakout B: Equipment and Materials

Breakout C: Big data, Performance Metrics, and Public Relations

Breakout D: Workforce and Contracting