This state-of-the-art report documents the constituents of highway runoff and their pollutional effects. It provides a general background about the problem, its recognition and the emerging emphasis to address the problem and its solutions. It discusses highway design and drainage characteristics and their relationship to runoff quantity. An extensive review of the available literature on the quality of stormwater runoff from urban areas in general and from highway drainage areas in particular, has been made. (FHWA)

  • Corporate Authors:

    Envirex Incorporated

    5103 West Beloit Road
    Milwaukee, WI  United States  53214

    Federal Highway Administration

    Engineering Research and Development Bureau, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  United States  20590
  • Authors:
    • Gupta, M K
    • Agnew, R W
    • Kobriger, N P
  • Publication Date: 1981-2

Media Info

  • Pagination: 121 p.

Subject/Index Terms

Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00341003
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Report/Paper Numbers: FHWA-RD-81- 42 Final Rpt., FCP 33E3-014
  • Contract Numbers: DOT-FH-11-8600
  • Files: TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Oct 28 1981 12:00AM