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Integrated roadside vegetation management

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Published by Transportation Research Board, National Research Council in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Roadside improvement.,
  • Roadside plants -- Management.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementconsultant, Robert L. Berger.
    SeriesNCHRP synthesis,, 341, Synthesis of highway practice ;, 341.
    ContributionsBerger, Robert L., National Cooperative Highway Research Program.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTE178 .I58 2005
    The Physical Object
    Pagination62, [17] p. :
    Number of Pages62
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3313186M
    ISBN 100309070228
    LC Control Number2004099606
    OCLC/WorldCa59667672

    Van Buren County’s roadside manager, Wayne Thornsberry, is shown in a TA-funded native planting. Iowa's Integrated Roadside Vegetation Management (IRVM) Program Office has been awarded FHWA funding to purchase native prairie seed for use in county rights-of-way since Approximately roadside acres have been planted each year.


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This plan Integrated roadside vegetation management book meant to be adaptive due to changes inFile Size: 96KB. Roadside Revegetation: An Integrated Approach to Establishing Native Plants. Publication Number FHWA-WFL/TD Iowa DOT. Integrated Roadside Vegetation Management Plan.

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Long-term maintenance and management of established roadsides is discussed briefly, with references to related management practices and guidelines such as Integrated Roadside Vegetation Management (IRVM) (Berger ).

Roads must be made more permeable to natural flows of water, animals, and plants if the road disturbance is to heal and not expand. Currently, national trends of sustainable roadside vegetation management strategies encourage an integrated design approach addressing: reduction of expenditures, minimization of maintenance, incorporation of regionally appropriate vegetation and utilization of Context Sensitive Solutions.

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