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.

Date
1 June 2008
Publisher
Department of Environment and Climate Change
Type
Publication
Cost
Free
Language
English
Tags
  • ISBN 979-1-74122-815-1
  • ID DECC20080207
  • File PDF 0.9MB
  • Pages 74
  • Name managing-urban-stormwater-soils-construction-volume-2d-main-road-construction-08207.pdf

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.