VEGETATION COVER FOR HIGHWAY RIGHTS-OF-WAY
A six-year study of landscape plant establishment on roadsides as affected by a number of environmental conditions was initiated in April, 1970. The relationships between plant survival and soil texture, soil temperature, soil moisture, and exposure were evaluated. The affect of exposure on percent ground coverage of various grass species used in erosion control was also evaluated.
- Study conducted in cooperation with the Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration.
Washington State Department of HighwaysHighway Development, Architectural Division
Olympia, WA United States 98504
- Rosenthal, R N
- Publication Date: 1976-5
- Features: Appendices; Figures; References; Tables;
- Pagination: 31 p.
- TRT Terms: Environmental impacts; Erosion control; General surface features of the earth; Plants; Soils; Temperature; Texture; Vegetation
- Uncontrolled Terms: Landscape; Right of way
- Old TRIS Terms: Plant cover; Soil temperature; Soil texture
- Subject Areas: Design; Environment; Geotechnology; Highways;
- Accession Number: 00147734
- Record Type: Publication
- Report/Paper Numbers: 14.2 Final Rpt.
- Contract Numbers: HR 465
- Files: TRIS, STATEDOT
- Created Date: Feb 16 1977 12:00AM