GUIDELINES FOR ROADSIDE PLANTING IN BUILT-UP AREAS. 1975 EDITION

RICHTLINIEN FUER STRASSENBEPFLANZUNG IN BEBAUTEN GEBIETEN. AUSGABE 1975

THESE GUIDELINES WHICH WERE PRODUCED BY THE SUBCOMMITTEE "LANDSCAPING" OF THE HIGHWAY RESEARCH COMMISSION FORM A PART OF THE "GUIDELINES FOR THE LAYOUT OF URBAN HIGHWAYS". STARTING FROM THE NATURE AND REQUIREMENTS OF ROADSIDE PLANTING IN BUILT-UP AREAS THE GUIDING AND PROTECTIVE EFFECTS ARE EMPHASISED. TECHNICAL ASPECTS ARE TO BE CONSIDERED DURING THE PLANNING STAGE. SPECIFIC RECOMMENDATIONS REGARDING THE SPACING OF PLANTS, CLEARANCES, DISTANCE FROM MAINS AND PLOT BOUNDARIES ARE GIVEN. THE CHOICE OF PLANTS DEPENDS ON THE PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND ON LOCAL CONDITIONS. THE PLANNING PROCEDURE IS DIVIDED INTO PRELIMINARY AND FINAL PLANS. WITH THE AID OF SKETCHES THE FOLLOWING TECHNICAL DETAILS ARE EXPLAINED: DIVIDING STRIPS, TRAFFIC ISLANDS, FOOT AND CYCLE PATHS, ROWS OF TREES, FLOWER BEDS, PARKING PLACES, PEDESTRIAN AREAS, ELIMINATION OF ROAD ENTRIES, CITY ENTRIES, EMBANKMENTS, NOISE PROTECTION SCREENS, CUTTING OF GREEN AREAS, ILLUMINATION. THE FIFTH CHAPTER "PLANTING AND CULTIVATION" GIVES ADDITIONS TO THE PERTINENT DIN STANDARDS QUOTED IN THE APPENDIX. TOPICS DEALT WITH ARE: SOIL, TREE PLANTING, PRUNING, TREATMENT OF OLD TREES, WATERING AND VENTILATION, FERTILISERS, SALT DAMAGE AND TRAFFIC SAFETY.

  • Corporate Authors:

    FORSCHUNGSGESELLSCHAFT FUER DAS STRASSENWESEN

    MAASTRICHTER STRASSE 45
    KOELN,   DEUTSCHLAND BR  D-5000

    FORSCHUNGSGESELLSCHAFT F. D. STRASSENWESEN, AG STRASSENENTWURF

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  • Publication Date: 1975

Language

  • German

Media Info

  • Pagination: 11P

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01303342
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Forschungsgesellschaft für Straßen- und Verkehrswesen (FGSV)
  • Files: ITRD
  • Created Date: Nov 21 2010 9:02AM