Transportation Research Synthesis: High Friction Surface Treatments

A Transportation Research Synthesis has been requested on the use of high-friction surface treatment (HFST) by other states. This has been identified by Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) as a safety strategy, but State and local road agencies have not yet implemented HFST and want to understand other states' rationales, techniques, materials, successes and failures with HFST and similar strategies in reducing crashes. A survey targeted toward Department of Transportations (DOTs) in states similar in climate to Minnesota and/or making heavy use of HFST will ask about what rationale is used to determine when they use a surface treatment, what particular problems this use is intended to address, what materials they use or have used, and how well the configurations they have used have worked in reducing crashes, injuries and fatalities.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • INV 1036


  • English


  • Status: Active
  • Funding: $9,997.50
  • Contract Numbers:


  • Sponsor Organizations:

    Local Road Research Board

    395 John Ireland Boulevard
    St. Paul, Minnesota  United States  55155-1899
  • Managing Organizations:

    Minnesota Department of Transportation

    395 John Ireland Boulevard
    St Paul, MN  United States  55155
  • Performing Organizations:

    CTC & Associates, LLC

  • Principal Investigators:

    Casey, Patrick

  • Start Date: 20171207
  • Expected Completion Date: 20180831
  • Actual Completion Date: 0

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01656480
  • Record Type: Research project
  • Source Agency: Minnesota Department of Transportation
  • Contract Numbers: 1029810
  • Files: RiP, STATEDOT
  • Created Date: Jan 17 2018 10:48AM