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Report 17-01 on Friction Aggregates

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The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) has special provision 12SP-800A-03 for HFST, and it specifies the use of calcined bauxite. MDOT's special provision 12SP712B-01 for thin epoxy polymer bridge deck overlay specifies aggregate properties and includes a list of six approved suppliers.

Part 2. Volume 7, Section 5 (HD 37/99) Overview

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Experience over the last 30 years in the UK has shown these surfacings to be highly effective in reducing traffic accidents on sites with high traffic density and skidding risk. Typical sites are the approaches to signal
controlled junctions, to roundabouts and pedestrian crossings subject to a heavy flow of vehicles. For the length of high friction surfacing necessary, reference should be made to Table 3.1 HD 36 (DMRB 7.5.1) and accompanying notes.

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