Managing Urban Stormwater: Soils and construction - Volume 2D
Main road construction
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 during construction of main roads.
- 1 June 2008
- Department of Environment and Climate Change
This publication provides guidelines, principles and recommended minimum design standards for those managing erosion and sediment control during the construction of main roads.
The construction of main roads and highways often involves extensive earthworks, with significant potential for erosion and subsequent sedimentation of waterways and the landscape.
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 2C, Unsealed roads
Managing Urban Stormwater: Soils and Construction – Volume 2E, Mines and quarries.