Clear Roads recently produced a field guide video for testing deicing chemicals.

Knowledge Base


American Meteorological Society 95th Annual Meeting - Sunday, January 4 to Thursday, January 8, 2015 in Phoenix, AZ

Aurora Board Conference Call / Web Meeting - Tuesday, January 6, 2015, at 1:00pm (CST)

Transportation Research Board 94th Annual Meeting - Sunday, January 11 to Thursday, January 15, 2015 in Washington, DC

Clear Roads Board On-Site Meeting - March 17-19, 2015, in Coeur d'Alene, ID

Aurora Board On-Site Meeting - March 24-25, 2015, in Reno, NV [tentative agenda]

Fifth National Winter Maintenance Peer Exchange - September 21-25, 2015 in Minneapolis, MN

Who We Are

Aurora is an international partnership of public road agencies working together to perform joint road weather research. This site is designed to introduce the program, its partners, and its research.

Why Join Aurora?


Solicitation for Aurora Proposals
Proposals are being solicited in response to needs identified by the Aurora Program Board.

FY2014 Work Plan
The 2013-2014 Aurora Work Plan is now available for download.

Knowledge Base Redesign
The Knowledge Base continues to offer best practices in road weather and winter maintenance.

Revisions to NCHRP 25-25(04)
Chapter 8 of "Winter Operations and Salt, Sand and Chemical Management" has been revised.