• Engineering, Environmental Science
  • Published 2006

Evaluation of Deicer Applications on Open Graded Pavements

  title={Evaluation of Deicer Applications on Open Graded Pavements},
  author={F. J. Chac{\'o}n Mart{\'i}nez and Rick Poecker},
The Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) winter maintenance practices include plowing, sanding, and applying winter anti-icing/deicing liquids. These activities are performed on dense-graded as well as open-graded pavements. During the winters of 2002 and 2003, several accidents occurred on ODOT highways constructed with open-graded pavement, after winter maintenance chemicals had been applied. The people involved in these accidents believed that the application of deicers on the surface… CONTINUE READING


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