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Forest Service specifications for construction of roads & minor drainage structures

United States. Forest Service. Engineering Staff

Forest Service specifications for construction of roads & minor drainage structures

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, Engineering Staff, [Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O., distributor] in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Roads -- Design and construction -- Contracts and specifications -- United States,
  • Drainage -- Contracts and specifications -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesEM -- 7720-100R, Engineering management -- EM-7720-100 R
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv, 156 p. :
    Number of Pages156
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14843164M


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Forest Service specifications for construction of roads & minor drainage structures by United States. Forest Service. Engineering Staff Download PDF EPUB FB2

Bridges on the National Forest Development Road System under Public Works Contracts, or as a condition of Timber Sale Contracts. This book contains the Standard Specifications that commonly apply in Public Works and Timber Forest Service specifications for construction of roads & minor drainage structures book Contracts.

When designated in a Forest Service contract, the specifications in this book are binding on the parties signing the contract and become a part of the File Size: 29KB. Forest Service Specifications for Construction of Roads & Minor Drainage Structures EM R [United States Department of Agriculture, Forest Service Engineering Staff] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Download ADOBE ACROBAT READER to view Roads specifications. These Road Specifications are available in hardcopy booklet form from the Government printing office.

They are also available via internet at Government Printing Office These specifications are available as Forest Service Standard Specifications for construction of roads and bridges EM Title: Forest Service specifications for construction of roads & bridges Engineering management: Author: Forest Service specifications for construction of roads & minor drainage structures book States.

Forest Service. Engineering Staff. bridges Forest Service specifications for construction of roads & minor drainage structures book the National Forest Development Road System under Public Works Contracts, or as a condition of Timber Sale Contracts.

This book contains the Standard Specifications that commonly apply in Public Works and Timber Sale Contracts. Forest Service specifications for construction of roads & minor drainage structures book designated in a Forest Service contract, the specifications in this book are binding on the parties signing the contract and become a part of the.

Embankment. A structure of suitable material placed on the prepared ground surface and constructed to the trailbed elevation. Excess Excavation. Material in the trailway in excess of that needed for construction of designed trailways. Ford.A water-level stream crossing constructed to provide a level surface for safe traffic passage.

Full Bench. Copies of the Standard Specifications and the Roadway Standard Drawings may be purchased through the Contract Standards and Development Unit: North Carolina Department of Transportation Contract Standards and Development Unit – Manual Distribution Mail Service Center Raleigh, NC Telephone: () Divisions through consist of construction contract requirements for specific items of work.

Work under these Divisions is paid for directly or indirectly according to Subsection and the Section ordering the work.

When there is no pay item in the bid schedule, no direct payment is made. strength to support heavy vehicle traffic and provide drainage structures to pass water at its normal level through the road corridor. 10 Forest Roads Design Outcomes To Maintain Soil Productivity To protect soil productivity, the design, construction and maintenance of forest roads should achieve the following beneficial outcomes.

If you are a large forest landowner and purchase forest land without an RMAP, contact DNR for assistance in developing a plan and maintenance schedule. If you are a small forest landowner and purchase land with an RMAP (other than a Checklist RMAP), you have the following options: • Follow the RMAP Size: 1MB.

Download PDF: Sorry, we are unable to provide the full text but you may find it at the following location(s): (external link). Forest Service Specifications for Construction of Bridges & Other Major Drainage Structures The Forest Service, U.S.

Department of Agriculture, developed this book for use in the preparation and administration of contracts for the construction of roads and bridges on the National Forest Development Road System under Public Works Contracts, or as a condition of Timber Sale Contracts.

Guidelines for Road Maintenance Levels by Committee for Guidelines for Road Maintenance Levels Leo Ruiz, Civil Engineer, Project Leader Information contained in this document has been developed for the guidance of employees of the U.S.

Department of Agriculture (USDA) Forest Service, its contractors, and cooperating Federal and State Size: 1MB. Forest Service specifications for construction of roads and bridges (EM) [USDA] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Forest Service specifications for construction of roads Author: USDA.

Get this from a library. Forest Service specifications for construction of roads & minor drainage structures. [United States. Forest Service. Engineering Staff.]. personnel responsible for forest road construction and modification in constructing roads appropriate for the expected service life while mini-mizing any adverse impacts on other forest resources.

Road Drainage Construction. ŠThis section covers drainage system construction, the purpose of which is to maintain natural surface drainage. Applicable Prehaul Road Maintenance Specifications From To P = Purchaser Performance Item, D = Deposit to Forest Service, D3 = Deposit to Third Party T Drainage Structures.

TA SPS Culvert Cleaning. T Dust Abatement Unless otherwise designated by the Forest Service, the oversized Material shall be disposed of byFile Size: 1MB.

Suggested Citation United States Department of the Interior and United States Department of Agriculture. Surface Operating Standards and Guidelines for Oil and Gas Exploration and Development. Section 76 of the Roads Act, 7 Other procedures for obtaining consent to lay pipes under private land 12 3.

Current Practice 16 Open Drains 16 French Drains 16 Piped Drainage 17 Culverts 22 Plant and Equipment 22 Conclusion 22 4. Design of Road Drainage Systems 25 Effect of Drainage Requirements on Road.

Forest Road Manual Guidelines for the design, construction and management of forest roads Tom Ryan1, Henry Phillips2, James Ramsay3 and John Dempsey4 1 Tom Ryan, Coillte, Hynes Building, Merchants Road, Galway.

Email: @ 2 Henry Phillips, Forestry Consultant, Cloot na Bare, Rathonoragh, Sligo. Email: [email protected] All roads must incorporate features to drain water off the road surface and allow it to cross from one side to the other. Road drainage is the key to a road’s integrity. Culverts are metal, concrete, or plastic pipes set beneath the road surface to drain ditches, springs, or streams crossed by the road.

The Standard Specifications for the Construction of Roads and Bridges on Federal Highway Projects (FP), US Customary Units (USC) was issued in replacing the FP It was superceded by the FP This FP was also available in Metric Units. MSWord Files.

Single File, US Customary Units (ZIP Archive, KB); Files by Division, US Customary Units (ZIP Archive, KB). When this publication, entitled Standard Specifications for Roads and Structures, dated Januaryis incorporated by reference into the Department’s construction bid proposals or contracts; it is made a part of that document and shall be known as the Standard Size: 7MB.

GENERAL. Machine costs in mechanized forest road construction may easily amount to 80 to 90 percent of the total road costs, thus construction activities must be carefully planned so that the equipment is used as efficiently as possible and thus idle time of the machines is minimized.

Erosion Control Handbook for Local Roads 7 Physical and Environmental Factors Affecting Erosion Erosion can be caused by wind, gravity, or water. However, water-generated erosion is the most damaging factor, especially in developing areas.

The five types of water erosion and techniques for minimizing them are outlined in Table File Size: 2MB. Watershed management field manual FAO CONSERVATION GUIDE 13/5 Forest Service, ).

Debris control structure-cribbing made of timber. Debris control structure-trash rack made of steel rail (I-beam) placed over inlet. Cross ditch construction for forest roads with limited or no traffic.

A log culvert is a type of open bottom structure, designed to span the stream channel width. This is particularly important on fish-bearing streams to avoid impacts on fish habitat and fish passage - refer to the section on “Open bottom culverts” in the Fish-Stream Crossing Guidebook (PDF, MB) page In addition to passing the required peak flow discharge, design log culverts to.

This guide provides information on what makes a good gravel road surface. Sections of this text have a focus on construction, drainage, surface gravel, and stabilization of roads. The final section covers innovations in the gravel road maintenance and rehabilitation industry.

This Low-Volume Roads Engineering Best Management Practices Field Guide is intended to provide an overview of the key planning, location, design, construction, and maintenance aspects of roads that can cause adverse environmental impacts and to list key ways to prevent those impacts.

The FLNRO Engineering Manual provides information related to the administration, design, construction, maintenance and deactivation of forest resource roads and Forest Service roads and bridges.

Within the manual, ministry staff will find. Road drainage construction for resource roads and forest service roads in B.C. the in-place drainage structures can handle the runoff without damage resulting to the road or other resources.

For a pilot trail or tote road, ensure that these can accommodate surface and subsurface drainage runoff throughout the construction period.

road construction project include alignment, road construction features and other operational criteria. Road class The four major types of roads on Crown lands are: Forest Road: The permanent main road system of a License designed to provide access for forest management activity, mineral resource development and recreational use.

21 the specifications. Concrete brick shall meet ASTM C55 for Grade S-II except that the 22 absorption of brick used in minor drainage structures shall not exceed 10 lbs/cf. 23 CONCRETE BUILDING BLOCK 24 Use concrete building block from sources that participate in the Department’s Solid Concrete 25 Masonry Brick/Unit QC/QA Size: KB.

cross road surface must have enough crown to drain water to the shoulder, “Earth and Aggregate Surfacing Design Guide for Low Volume Roads,” USDA Forest Service, FHWA-FLP, Standard Specifications for Roads and Bridges.

South Dakota Department of Transportation, Drainage structures must be kept free of debris and obstructions. On newly constructed roads, or in upstream areas where heavy earth moving is taking place (e.g., urban development, logging, mining, etc.), cleaning may have to be more frequent.

Section DRAINAGE STRUCTURES Description. This work consists of adjusting, constructing, or temporarily lowering drainage structures and cleaning existing drainage structures and leads as directed by the Engineer.

Drainage structures include manholes, catch basins, leaching basins, inlets, and drop inlets. Drainage Size: 40KB. The road plans shall show sufficient data to insure compliance with the above requirements for roads and roadside drainage facilities, and must meet the minimum requirements set forth in Appendix D.

A complete and detailed estimate of cost, prepared by a registered professional engineer, shall be. Forest Service Timber Bridge Specifications. Approximately one half of Forest Service road and trail bridges are constructed of wood or have wood as a major component.

The number constructed each year fluctuates with the cost of timber and the complexity of the individual bridges. The typical Forest Service road bridge is a pressure treated, single span, single lane, 40 ft. long Cited by: 3. Interpret engineering project notes, data, and specifications to prepare design and layout of roads, trails, bridges, drainage structures, and other systems.

Conduct field surveys to provide data. Erosion control and forest roads. Basic concepts: 1. Build forest roads properly 2. Good construction reduces erosion significantly 3.

Make sure roads and skid trails are built to move small amounts of water short distances 4. Properly built roads need not be expensive.

decision to construct a structure is obvious and can pdf made immediately. Trail structures pdf be built of quality, long-lasting material and designed to harmonize with the surrounding environment.

Minor structures such as puncheon, turnpike, retaining walls, culverts, and small bridges can be built of suitable native material, if it is.roads, pavements, or structures to LVR situations, even though they may download pdf recognized the standards as excessive.

The Committee on Low-Volume Roads was established to fill this technology gap, to provide a forum for exploring and exchanging experiences on engineering appropriate to LVRs. Interest in LVRs spans the full range of transportation.