Transportation Avalanche Research Pool (TARP)

The study's mission is to support collaborative research efforts in the field of avalanche hazard assessment and mitigation, with the goal of improving the safety, efficiency, and quality of control efforts, along with providing better information gathering and analysis techniques and seamless integration of new technologies to further these goals. The participation of many transportation related agencies in this study will also further cooperation in this industry, leading to improved future development of beneficial technologies and improved sharing of information and avalanche data, greatly furthering the safety, efficiency, and quality of the work done in this field for all relevant agencies.


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  • Status: Programmed
  • Funding: $935000
  • Contract Numbers:


  • Sponsor Organizations:

    Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities

    Research Development & Technology Transfer
    3132 Channel Dr
    Juneau, AK  United States 

    Colorado Department of Transportation

    4201 East Arkansas Avenue
    Denver, CO  United States  80222

    California Department of Transportation

    1227 O Street
    Sacramento, CA  United States  95814

    Utah Department of Transportation

    4501 South 2700 West
    Project Development
    Salt Lake City, UT  United States  84114-8380

    Washington State Department of Transportation

    Transportation Building
    Olympia, WA  United States  98504

    Wyoming Department of Transportation

    5300 Bishop Boulevard
    Cheyenne, WY  United States  82009-3340

    Colorado Avalanche Information Center

    325 Broadway WS1
    Boulder, CO  United States  80305
  • Project Managers:

    Reeves, David

  • Start Date: 20211013
  • Expected Completion Date: 0
  • Actual Completion Date: 0
  • Source Data: RiP Project 40666

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01581121
  • Record Type: Research project
  • Source Agency: Federal Highway Administration
  • Contract Numbers: TPF-5(337)
  • Created Date: Nov 23 2015 1:02PM