ROADSIDE VEGETATION MANAGEMENT: FINAL GUIDELINES DOCUMENT FOR COLORADO DOT

The purpose of this document is to outline roadside vegetation management practices recommended in Colorado. It is expected that the text of this document will replace the current chapter on Roadside Appearance in the Colorado Department of Transportation Maintenance Manual. The document is organized in the following twelve chapters: (I) Introduction; (II) Federal and State Regulations; (III) Methods of Vegetation Management; (IV) Determining Levels of Vegetation Management; (V) Mechanical Operations; (VI) Chemical Operations; (VII) Environmental and Safety Considerations; (VIII) Control of Noxious Weeds; (IX) Trees and Brush; (X) Wildlife Habitats and Wetlands; (XI) References; and (XII) Additional Relevant Documents. There are four appendices: (A) Federal and State Contacts; (B) Phenology, Occurrence and Control of State-Designated Weeds; (C) Background of County Designated Undesirable Plants; and (D) Glossary.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Colorado State University, Fort Collins

    Department of Civil Engineering
    Fort Collins, CO  United States  80523-1372

    Colorado Department of Transportation

    4201 E Arkansas Avenue
    Denver, CO  United States  80222

    Federal Highway Administration

    1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  United States  20590
  • Authors:
    • Kohlhepp, P F
    • Sanders, T G
    • Tackett, C C
    • Walters, R W
  • Publication Date: 1995-10

Language

  • English

Media Info

  • Features: Appendices; Figures; References; Tables;
  • Pagination: 143 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00723827
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Report/Paper Numbers: CDOT-R-CSU-96-5, Study No. 230.03
  • Contract Numbers: 94-510
  • Files: TRIS, ATRI, USDOT, STATEDOT
  • Created Date: Jul 12 1996 12:00AM