MANAGEMENT OF SOLID WASTES INCIDENT TO HIGHWAY CONSTRUCTION AND MAINTENANCE

The problem with which this report deals involves (1) the disposal of wastes resulting from new highway construction with minimum offense to the environment and (2) the prevention and removal of roadside litter. Current highway waste management practices are reviewed and alternative solutions are proposed for more effective management of these wastes. The results of a survey of the current practices of the fifty states in meeting environmental legislation and litter control are reported. In addition, the report includes data regarding waste managemnt efforts by Federal and State agencies. The report is divided into the following three parts: (1) management of highway construction wastes; (2) management of highway litter; and (3) highway erosion control.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Prepared under a grant from the State of Tennessee, Department of Transportation, Nashville, Tennessee.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Tennessee Technological University, Cookeville

    Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
    1020 Stadium Drive, P.O. Box 5015
    Cookeville, TN  United States  38505
  • Authors:
    • Connella, A A
    • Friedman, A A
  • Publication Date: 1974-2

Media Info

  • Features: Appendices; Figures; References; Tables;
  • Pagination: 96 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00260478
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Final Rpt
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Oct 11 1974 12:00AM