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Multi-functional Open Graded Friction Course (MOGFC) for in situ Treatment of Highway/Roadway Runoff

Storm water runoff from highways/roadways contains both organic and inorganic contaminants. Conventional methods of treating runoff are land intensive and have high maintenance costs. Traditional open-graded friction course (OGFC) has little to no ability to remove dissolved (as  opposed to particulate) organic matter and heavy metals (primarily Cu and Zn) from highway storm runoff. To overcome these limitations, The University of Louisiana at Lafayette has developed a novel multifunctional open graded friction courses (MOGFC) for in-situ highway runoff treatment.