Friction management is a critical component of a safe road network.
Brian Schleppi from the Ohio Department of Transportation joins the podcast to discuss how a successful friction management program can improve road safety.
Highway Infrastructure Management Supervisor
30+ years at Ohio Department of Transportation
Works specifically to improve rideability using IRI
Industry expert in tire-pavement noise, pavement friction & grip, and surface characteristics
Some of the Questions Asked
What are the critical elements of a friction management program?
How can an agency evaluate the effectiveness of a friction management program?
How can agencies evaluate friction on their roads?
Integration of Pavement & Safety systems
How can pavement and traffic safety staffs work together?
What is the value in integrating Pavement Management and Safety systems?
How can a friction management plan improve safety for the traveling public?
"Pavement friction is not just a pavement engineer’s problem to solve. It’s not just the construction or maintenance guy's problem to solve either. It’s everybody’s job to look at this thing holistically and in a multi-disciplinary approach."
Highway Infrastructure Management Supervisor, Ohio DOT
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