Use of Compost for Erosion Control: A Survey of State Practice

A survey was conducted of state departments of transportation (DOTs) concerning the use of compost for erosion control on roadside projects as an alternative to conventional slope stabilization methods. Eighteen state DOTs responded to the survey, with two state DOTS submitting two responses. Findings are reported in the following areas: allowable uses for compost and testing protocols; compost composition; compost application; and challenges when using compost for erosion control.


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  • Accession Number: 01140740
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Created Date: Sep 28 2009 9:47AM