Rocky Mountain Research Station Publications

RMRS Online Publication
INT-GTR-264: Reduction of soil erosion on forest roads

Burroughs, Edward R., Jr.; King, John G. 1989. Reduction of soil erosion on forest roads. Gen. Tech. Rep. INT-264. Ogden, UT: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, lntermountain Research Station. 21 p.

Presents the expected reduction in surface erosion from selected treatments applied to forest road traveledways, cutslopes, fillslopes, and ditches. Estimated erosion reduction is expressed as functions of ground cover, slope gradient, and soil properties whenever possible. A procedure is provided to select rock riprap size for protection of the road ditch.

Keywords: surface erosion, erosion reduction, forest roads

About PDFs: For best results, do not open the PDF in your Web browser. Right-click on the PDF link to download the PDF file directly to your computer. Click here for more PDF help or order a printed copy of this publication.

The PDF below was scanned and converted to text. Some errors may occur.

Download INT-GTR-264

PDF File Size: 1.5 MB

Title: INT-GTR-264: Reduction of soil erosion on forest roads
Publish Date: November 30, 2007
Last Update:
November 30, 2007

RMRS Publications | Order a publication | Contact Us