Using Living Snow Fence to Improve Snow and Ice Control and Vegetation along Highways

The project will develop research and training materials so Department staff can design and install living snow fences. It will also evaluate the factors for living snow fence success in New York State and calculate the benefit cost of living snow fence installations. As part of the project, the researcher is likely to use actual living snow fence installation as a training and evaluation device. Desired Outcome: A greater understanding of how living snow fences work and their benefits, Department staff who are trained to design and install living snow fence and distribution of the research experience within the Department and to other transportation agencies.


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    • Status: Active
    • Funding: $235000.00
    • Sponsor Organizations:

      New York State Department of Transportation

      50 Wolf Road
      Albany, NY  United States  12232
    • Start Date: 20070530
    • Expected Completion Date: 0
    • Actual Completion Date: 20100530
    • Source Data: RiP Project 13516

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    Filing Info

    • Accession Number: 01460380
    • Record Type: Research project
    • Source Agency: New York State Department of Transportation
    • Files: RiP, STATEDOT
    • Created Date: Jan 3 2013 1:23PM