Government Contract | Minnesota
Determining the Mitigation of Chloride-Based Deicers through Different Soil Types

Bid Information


Bid Alert No: 00002710085

Bid Title: Determining the Mitigation of Chloride-Based Deicers through Different Soil Types

Agency Bid No. Title: Not Stated

Received Date: 08/10/2021

Close Date: 09/03/2021

Purchase Type: Not Stated

Delivery Point: Not Stated, Minnesota

Delivery Date: Not Stated

Special Notices: Questions Due By 08/20/2021 02:00 PM, Bidder Preregistration

Specifications

Specifications include, but are not limited to: 1. Kick-off teleconference at the start of the project to review project tasks and goals and discuss the plans for allof the tasks.2. Check-in teleconferences with Clear Roads to review deliverables as appropriate.PHASE 13. A literature review of current and best practices. This should include the migration and chemical behavior ofchloride-based deicers through various soil textures.4. A survey of transportation agencies to determine the most common soil types within a specified distance fromthe roadway as well as the most common agricultural-based inhibitor added to their chloride-based deicers.5. Identification of a classification system of soil types.6. A testing plan that outlines the common soils to be studied and details regarding the specific tests to beconducted. This testing plan should account for deliverables 7 and 8.7. Results of laboratory tests to assess how the three different chloride-based deicers migrate and dispersethrough various selected soil types, including the fate of the chlorides over time.PHASE 28. Results of additional testing of the effects of an agricultural inhibitor on the migration of chloride-based deicers.These tests will depend upon the results of deliverable 7 and will proceed only with the permission of ClearRoads.9. One-page fact sheets that summarize the research and results for each tested soil type, consumable for a nontechnical audience.10. Final report documenting the research methodology and findings. The report will include an executive summary,conclusions and recommendations.11. PowerPoint file to support presentations at conferences or national and regional meetings by Clear Roadsmembers regarding findings and recommendations resulting from the project.12. Virtual webinar to present project findings.13. Quarterly Reports that provide written reports of progress to the Clear Roads Technical Advisory Committee(TAC) at the end of each quarter of the year (March 31, June 30, September 30, December 31) for the durationof the contract

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Product Codes: 92542, 91842, 92505

Agency Information


Issuing Agency: State of Minnesota - Department of Transportation (MnDOT)

State: Minnesota

Agency Type: State and Local

Contact: Jason Paul

Email: jason.paul@state.mn.us

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