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Salt Brine Blending to Optimize Deicing and Anti-Icing Performance and Cost Effectiveness, Phase II

Status:  Complete
Report Date:  12/22/2014

Summary:

Researchers examined four aspects of winter maintenance: anti-icer persistence in the face of actual traffic, deicer effectiveness, plow effectiveness and the effect of pavement on anti-icer persistence. Results indicate that truck traffic associated with deicer use and distribution may have a significant impact on winter maintenance performance.

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