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The most recent Snow and Ice Pooled Fund Cooperative Program or “SICOP” podcast on March 3 interviewed Paul Brown, a longtime member of the Clear Roads consortia; a group of states conducting practical research in winter maintenance.

[Above photo by the Colorado DOT.]

Brown talked about his organization’s latest efforts to make roadways safe for drivers in winter while minimizing the environmental impact of salt use.

Photo by the Colorado DOT.

SICOP is a winter maintenance technical service program originally formed by the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials in 1993.

Its ongoing mission: to help improve winter operations strategies for state DOTs and others involved in snow and ice removal work through the dissemination of information regarding new technologies and techniques.

To listen to more SICOP podcasts on a variety of winter operations topics, click here.

 

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