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Traditional Friction Treatments

A 2013 study titled Evaluation of Pavement Safety Performance conducted by FHWA as part of the Evaluation of Low Cost Safety Improvements Pooled Fund study (ELCSI-PFS) Phase VI provides an excellent description of various pavement treatment types, including:

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NCHRP Report 500, Volume 7 discusses pavement friction treatments and their associated safety benefits.

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