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RP 201
This page contains information about research projects that are currently underway. Monthly reports are in PDF format.

  • Project Description:
  • This project will evaluate winter chemicals and provide guidance on the most appropriate winter maintenance strategies to apply under specific roadway and climatic conditions within ITD districts.
  • The objectives of this project are:
  1. Review and update costs associated with winter maintenance chemical usage.
  2. Review and evaluate materials and historical use of products in Idaho and areas of similar climatic conditions.
  3. Discuss recent research completed on various products.
  4. Determine the effectiveness of each product.
  5. Develop a more effective winter maintenance strategy for Idaho.
  6. Identify ways to increase safety at a lower cost while minimizing disruption to the traveling public.
  • Estimated Completion Date: June 30, 2013
  • Budget: $127,820.00
  • Project Managers: Steve Spoor (208) 334-8413 steve.spoor@itd.idaho.gov
  • Principal Investigator:
  • Dr Zhirui (Jared) Ye, Western Transportation Institute, Montana State University, (406) 994-7909 jared.ye@coe.montana.edu
  • Dr. David Veneziano, Western Transportation Institute, Montana State University, (406) 994-6320 david.veneziano@coe.montana.edu
  • Monthly Report (links are active when information becomes available)
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