Green Landslide Repair Using Deep Rooted Vetiver Grass for MDOT

The proposed study will evaluation the performance of Vetiver stabilized slopes in different locations of Mississippi and Develop a Proactive Landslide Repair Protocol using Vetiver The specific objective of the proposed study is to: (1) Evaluate the overall performance of highway slopes in Mississippi stabilized with Vetiver Grass. (2) Develop a simple Design and direct implementation technique for MDOT Districts. (3) Develop Specification for Field Implementation of Vetiver. (4) Train MDOT Material Division (Geotechnical Section) and District Engineers on the Slope Stabilization Technique using Vetiver.


    • English


    • Status: Active
    • Funding: $300000
    • Sponsor Organizations:

      Mississippi Department of Transportation

      401 North West Street, P.O. Box 1850
      Jackson, MS  United States  39215-1850
    • Start Date: 20230606
    • Expected Completion Date: 20250630
    • Actual Completion Date: 0

    Subject/Index Terms

    Filing Info

    • Accession Number: 01895674
    • Record Type: Research project
    • Source Agency: Mississippi Department of Transportation
    • Files: RIP, STATEDOT
    • Created Date: Oct 9 2023 9:27AM