Deer-Vehicle Crash, Ecological and Economic Impacts of Reduced Roadside Mowing

The objectives of this task order are as follows: (1) Review and summarize the research focused on the ecological, economic and safety impacts of reduced roadside mowing policies; (2) Define and document the "typical" roadside vegetation management policies currently applied in the United States; (3) Investigate and quantify the potential Animal-Vehicle Crash (AVC) and/or Deer-Vehicle Crash (DVC) safety-related impacts of reduced roadside mowing policies in comparison to "typical" or more frequent mowing practices; and (4) Produce a report that describes the "best practices" in the area of roadside vegetation management and decision-making guidelines.


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    • Status: Active
    • Funding: $115295.00
    • Contract Numbers:

      DTFH61-05-D-00019 TA

    • Sponsor Organizations:

      Federal Highway Administration

      Office of Planning, Environment and Realty (HEP)
      1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
      Washington, DC  United States  20590
    • Project Managers:

      Gray, Mary

    • Performing Organizations:

      ICF Incorporated LLC

      9300 Lee Highway
      Fairfax, VA  United States  22031
    • Principal Investigators:

      Grant, Michael

    • Start Date: 20090917
    • Expected Completion Date: 0
    • Actual Completion Date: 20110316
    • Source Data: RiP Project 24578

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    Filing Info

    • Accession Number: 01461775
    • Record Type: Research project
    • Source Agency: Federal Highway Administration
    • Contract Numbers: DTFH61-05-D-00019 TA
    • Files: RIP, USDOT
    • Created Date: Jan 3 2013 1:52PM