Research for the AASHTO Standing Committee on the Environment. Task 74. Meeting the New EPA Effluent Limitations Guideline for Construction Site Discharge Turbidity: Effectiveness of Different Turbidity Control Systems and Monitoring Methods

The objective of this study was to evaluate and develop cost-effective methods to both control on-site turbidity levels and to sample discharge turbidity levels in order for State Departments of Transportation (DOTs) to comply with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) turbidity guidelines, when they are released.


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  • Status: Completed
  • Contract Numbers:

    Project 25-25, Task

  • Sponsor Organizations:

    Federal Highway Administration

    1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  United States  20590

    American Association of State Highway & Transportation Officials

    444 North Capitol Street, NW, Suite 225
    Washington, DC  United States  20001

    National Cooperative Highway Research Program

    Transportation Research Board
    500 Fifth Street, NW
    Washington, DC  United States  20001
  • Performing Organizations:

    GeoSyntec Consultants

    838 SW First Avenue, Suite 430
    Portland, OR  United States  97204

    ICF International

  • Principal Investigators:

    Strecker, Eric

  • Start Date: 20110610
  • Expected Completion Date: 0
  • Actual Completion Date: 20120731
  • Source Data: RiP Project 38743

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01548233
  • Record Type: Research project
  • Source Agency: Transportation Research Board
  • Contract Numbers: Project 25-25, Task
  • Files: TRB, RiP
  • Created Date: Dec 20 2014 1:00AM