Managing Urban Stormwater: Soils and construction - Volume 2C

Unsealed roads

These guidelines form part of what is commonly known as the 'Blue Book'. They provide support for councils and industry to reduce the impacts of land disturbance activities on waterways by better management of soil erosion and sediment control on and around unsealed roads.

Date
1 January 2008
Publisher
Department of Environment and Climate Change
Type
Publication
Cost
Free
Language
English
Tags
  • ISBN 978-1-74122-578-5
  • ID DECC20080002
  • File PDF 1.4MB
  • Pages 99
  • Name managing-urban-stormwater-soils-construction-volume-2c-unsealed-roads-0802.pdf

This document provides guidelines, principles and recommended design standards for the management of erosion and sediment control on unsealed roads.

Unsealed roads are common in rural areas, forests, parks and other areas where traffic volumes are low. They can generate a significant amount of erosion during their construction and operation.

Routine maintenance also reduces run-off from unsealed roads.

Other publications in the Managing Urban Stormwater series include:

Managing Urban Stormwater: Soils and Construction –  Volume 1, 4th edition

Managing Urban Stormwater: Soils and construction – Volume 2A, Installation of services

Managing Urban Stormwater: Soils and construction – Volume 2B, Waste landfills

Managing Urban Stormwater: Soils and construction – Volume 2D, Main road construction

Managing Urban Stormwater: Soils and Construction – Volume 2E, Mines and quarries.