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Bridge stormwater runoff analysis and treatment options

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2014 ... Scott Taylor [and five others]. NCHRP Report 778 "presents information and an analysis process for identifying cost-effective, pollution-reducing strategies for management of stormwater runoff from highway bridges." --publ. descrip. | Five spreadsheet analysis tools accompany the report: NCHRP Bioretention Evaluation

NCHRP Report 778 ... NCHRP Report 778 ... Report (National Cooperative Highway Research Program -

Full-text Link:
http://www.trb.org/main/blurbs/170652.aspx
Website with report PDF and spreadsheets
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0-6638, Performance Testing of Coagulants to Reduce Stormwater Runoff Turbidity

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2014 ... Research Performed by: Texas A&M Transportation Institute; Research Supervisor: Jett McFalls; Researchers: Young-Jae Yi [and ten others] "During the last two decades, policy makers have increasingly recognized that water quality is adversely affected by sediment-laden stormwater discharge from construction

6638 PSR [TTI] ... 0-6638-S ... Project Summary Report

Full-text Link:
http://tti.tamu.edu/documents/0-6638-S.pdf
109 KB
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Performance Testing of Coagulants to Reduce Stormwater Runoff Turbidity

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2014 ... by Jett McFalls [and eleven others] On December 1, 2009, the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) published a rule in the Federal Register establishing non-numeric and, for the first time, numeric effluent limitation guidelines (ELGs). The numeric ELGs included a turbidity limit of 280 nephelometric turbidity units (NTU)

6638-1 [TTI] ... FHWA/TX-14/0-6638-1

Full-text Link:
http://tti.tamu.edu/documents/0-6638-1.pdf
1.6 MB
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Hydraulic Performance of Small Scale Bridge Deck Drains

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2013 ... Qin Qian [and three others] Efficient removal of stormwater runoff from bridge deck surfaces is an important safety issue. This study investigates hydraulic performance characteristics of a new type of rectangular bridge deck drain. A physical modeling study was conducted to evaluate the hydraulic performance of the

6653-1 [Lamar] ... FHWA/TX-12/0-6653-1

Full-text Link:
http://library.ctr.utexas.edu/ctr-publications/0-6653-1.pdf
4.8 MB
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0-6653, Hydraulic Performance of Rectangular Deck Drains

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2013 ... Research Performed by: Lamar University; Research Supervisor: Qin Qian; Researchers: Xinyu Liu, Randall Charbeneau, Michael Barrett "The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) Bridge Division has developed a new type of rectangular, scupper deck drain with two different sizes, 4 8 and 6 8 . It allows

6653 PSR [Lamar] ... 0-6653-S ... Project Summary Report

Full-text Link:
http://library.ctr.utexas.edu/hostedpdfs/txdot/psr/6653.pdf
198 KB
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Mitigation Methods for Temporary Concrete Traffic Barrier Effects on Flood Water Flows

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2011 ... Sazzad Bin-Shafique [and five others] A combined experimental and analytical approach was put together to evaluate the hydraulic performance and stability of TxDOT standard and modified temporary concrete traffic barriers (TCTBs) in extreme flood. Rating curves are developed for different TCTBs from the laboratory

6094-1 [UTSA] ... FHWA/TX-11/0-6094-1

Full-text Link:
http://tti.tamu.edu/documents/0-6094-1.pdf
4.4 MB
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Mitigation Methods for Temporary Concrete Traffic Barrier Effects on Flood Water Flows

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2011 ... RS: Sazzad Bin-Shafique (UTSA); Researchers: Hatim Sharif (UTSA), Michael Barrett and Randall Charbeneau (CTR) The primary objective of this project was to determine the hydraulic performance of standard and modified temporary concrete traffic barriers (TCTBs). Tasks included, an evaluation of susceptibility to

6094 [UTSA] ... PSR 0-6094-S ... Project Summary Report, 0-6094

Full-text Link:
http://ftp.dot.state.tx.us/pub/txdot-info/rti/psr/0-6094.pdf

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Bacteria Levels in Discharges from Road Right-of-Way

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2011 ... RS: Michael E. Barrett; Researchers: Randall Charbeneau [and three others] This research project is designed to provide TxDOT with the information to respond to regulatory requirements by evaluating the contribution of bacteria from TxDOT facilities to two diverse systems in Central Texas: the Guadalupe River in

6147-PSR [CTR] ... PSR 0-6147-S ... Project Summary Report, 0-6147

Full-text Link:
http://ftp.dot.state.tx.us/pub/txdot-info/rti/psr/6147.pdf

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Investigation of Stormwater Quality Improvements Utilizing Permeable Friction Course (PFC)

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2010 ... Bradley J. Eck, J. Brandon Klenzendorf, Randall J. Charbeneau, and Michael E. Barrett This report describes research into the water quality and hydraulics of the Permeable Friction Course (PFC). Water quality monitoring of 3 locations in the Austin area indicates up to a 90 percent reduction in pollutant discharges from PFC

5220-2 [CTR] ... FHWA/TX-11/0-5220-2

Full-text Link:
http://www.utexas.edu/research/ctr/pdf_reports/0_5220_2.pdf
4.2 MB
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Feasibility Report and Plan of Action for Development of a New, Hydraulically Efficient Bridge Rail

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2009 ... Randall J. Charbeneau, Michael E. Barrett and J. Brandon Klenzendorf This research program addresses issues associated with the hydraulic effects of bridge rails on floodwater levels upstream of bridge structures. The hydraulics of bridge rails and traffic barrier systems are not well understood, especially with regard to rail/barrier

5492-2 [CTR] ... 0-5492-2

Full-text Link:
http://www.utexas.edu/research/ctr/pdf_reports/0_5492_2.pdf
281 KB
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Hydraulic Performance of Bridge Rails

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2009 ... Randall J. Charbeneau, Michael E. Barrett and J. Brandon Klenzendorf This research program addresses issues associated with the hydraulic effects of bridge rails on floodwater levels upstream of bridge structures. The hydraulics of bridge rails and traffic barrier systems are not well understood, especially with regard to rail/barrier

5492-1 [CTR] ... 0-5492-1

Full-text Link:
http://www.utexas.edu/research/ctr/pdf_reports/0_5492_1.pdf
3 MB
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Highway Drainage at Superelevation Transitions

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2008 ... Randall J. Charbeneau, Jaehak Jeong, Michael E. Barrett This research has addressed issues associated with highway drainage at superelevation transitions. A physical modeling experimental program focused on the effects of surface roughness and rainfall intensity on the hydraulic behavior of stormwater runoff from

4875-1 [CTR] ... FHWA/TX-08/0-4875-1

Full-text Link:
http://www.utexas.edu/research/ctr/pdf_reports/0_4875_1.pdf
1.8 MB
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Hydraulic Performance of Bridge Rails and Traffic Barriers

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2008 ... RS: Randall J. Charbeneau; Researchers: Michael E. Barrett and J. Brandon Klenzendorf Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) policy is to use crash-tested bridge rails on all new construction and for existing bridges scheduled for safety rehabilitation. Safety upgrade of bridge railing systems may result in rails with

5492 [CTR] ... PSR 0-5492-S ... Project Summary Report, 0-5492

Full-text Link:
http://ftp.dot.state.tx.us/pub/txdot-info/rti/psr/5492.pdf

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Underground Stormwater Quality detention BMP for Sediment Trapping in Ultra-Urban Environments: Final Results and Design Guidelines

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2008 ... Ming-Han Li, Aditya B. Raut Desai, and Michael E. Barrett Permanent stormwater quality structures in developed urban areas require the use of smaller footprint or underground structures. This project investigated if an underground treatment structure made from off-the-shelf precast concrete sections would exhibit the required

4611-2 [TTI] ... FHWA/TX-08/0-4611-2

Full-text Link:
http://tti.tamu.edu/documents/0-4611-2.pdf

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State of the Practice : Permeable Friction Courses

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2008 ... Christina Stanard, Remi Candaele, Randall Charbeneau and Michael Barrett Permeable Friction Courses (PFC) are open-graded bituminous mixtures placed over an impervious base. The interconnected air voids allow rainwater to drain into the pavement thus providing a safer driving surface in wet weather and a filter for highway

5220-1 [CTR] ... 0-5220-1

Full-text Link:
http://www.utexas.edu/research/ctr/pdf_reports/0_5220_1.pdf
882 KB
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Minimum Longitudinal Grade at Zero Cross Slope in Superelvation Transition

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2007 ... RS: Randall J. Charbeneau; Researchers: Michael E. Barrett and Jaehak Jeong Superelevation transitions are used to help balance centrifugal forces on vehicles moving though curved highway sections. At superelevation transitions, the outside lane cross slope is rotated from negative cross slope at normal crown

4875-s [CTR] ... PSR 0-4875 ... Project Summary Report, 0-4875

Full-text Link:
http://ftp.dot.state.tx.us/pub/txdot-info/rti/psr/0-4875.pdf

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Non-proprietary, Small Footprint Stormwater Quality Structures for Use in Urban Areas

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2007 ... RS: Ming-Han Li, TTI , Researchers: Aditya B. Raut Desai, TTI and Michael E. Barrett, CTR Phase II rules of the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) require that all new construction projects, as well as reconstruction projects, address issues of stormwater quality. In many cases, retrofitting existing urban

4611-s [TTI] ... PSR 0-4611 ... Project Summary Report, 0-4611

Full-text Link:
http://ftp.dot.state.tx.us/pub/txdot-info/rti/psr/4611.pdf

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The Development of Non-proprietary Underground Stormwater Quality Structures

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2007 ... H.C. Landphair [and six others] Permanent stormwater quality structures in developed urban areas require the use of smaller footprints and underground structures. This project was undertaken to see if an underground treatment structure composed of off-the-shelf precast concrete sections would have adequate

4611-1 [TTI] ... FHWA/TX-07/0-4611-1

Full-text Link:
http://tti.tamu.edu/documents/0-4611-1.pdf

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Bridge Runoff Characterization

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2007 ... Joseph F. Malina [and three others] Non-point source water pollution is an environmental issue currently facing water quality professionals. Although some highway runoff is treated by best management practices (BMPs) (structural or non-structural systems), or is diverted to municipal treatment systems, a fraction of water pollution

4543-S [CTR] ... PSR 0-4543-S ... Project Summary Report, 0-4543

Full-text Link:
http://ftp.dot.state.tx.us/pub/txdot-info/rti/psr/4543.pdf

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Stormwater Quality Benefits of a Porous Asphalt Overlay

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2006 ... Michael E. Barrett This project documents the impact of a porous asphalt overlay on the quality of highway stormwater runoff. A porous asphalt overlay, also known as a permeable friction course (PFC) or open graded friction course (OGFC), is a layer of porous asphalt approximately 50 mm (2 in.) thick which is often applied

4605-2 [CTR] ... FHWA/TX-07/0-4605-2

Full-text Link:
http://www.utexas.edu/research/ctr/pdf_reports/4605_2.pdf

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Stormwater Quality Documentation of Roadside Shoulders Borrow Ditches

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2006 ... RS: Michael Barrett; Researcher: Joseph Malina A water quality sampler was placed at the edge of pavement of Loop 360 in Austin, Texas, in February 2004 to document improvements in water quality caused by the vegetation on the highway shoulder. At that time, the pavement was a conventional hot mix asphalt. During the

4605-2-s [CTR] ... PSR 0-4605-2 ... Project Summary Report, 0-4605-2

Full-text Link:
http://ftp.dot.state.tx.us/pub/txdot-info/rti/psr/4605-2.pdf

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Characterization of Stormwater Runoff from a Bridge Deck and Approach Highway : Effects on Receiving Water Quality

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2006 ... Joseph F. Malina Jr. [and three others] Nonpoint source pollution represents one of the largest environmental problems currently facing water quality professionals. A fraction of this pollution is conveyed to receiving waters by stormwater drainage from highways. Some highway runoff is treated by structural or non-

4543-1 [CTR] ... 0-4543-1

Full-text Link:
http://www.utexas.edu/research/ctr/pdf_reports/0_4543_1.pdf

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Pollutant Removal on Vegetated Highway Shoulders

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2006 ... Michael Barrett [and six others] Nonpoint source pollution is an environmental problem that is a concern among regulatory agencies and water quality professionals. A portion of this pollution is conveyed to receiving waters by stormwater drainage from highways, often via vegetated roadside shoulders, also called

4605-1 [CTR] ... 0-4605-1

Full-text Link:
http://www.utexas.edu/research/ctr/pdf_reports/0_4605_1.pdf

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Stormwater Quality Documentation of Roadside Shoulders Borrow Ditches : A Summary

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2005 ... Michael Barrett Nonpoint source pollution is an environmental problem that raises a concern among regulatory agencies and water quality professionals. A portion of this pollution is conveyed to receiving waters by stormwater drainage from highways, often via vegetated roadside shoulders, also referred to as borrow ditches.

4605-S [CTR] ... PSR 0-4605-S ... Project Summary Report, 0-4605

Full-text Link:
http://ftp.dot.state.tx.us/pub/txdot-info/rti/psr/0-4605-s.pdf

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Characteristics of Composts : Moisture Holding and Water Quality Improvement

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2004 ... Christine J. Kirchhoff, Joseph Malina and Michael Barrett The objective of this study was investigation of the potential beneficial use of compost manufactured topsoil in highway rights-of-way in Texas. The water holding capacity and the physical, chemical and microbiological characteristics of composted manures (dairy cattle, poultry

4403-S [CTR] ... PSR 0-4403-S ... Project Summary Report, 0-4403

Full-text Link:
http://www.utexas.edu/research/ctr/pdf_reports/0_4403_2.pdf

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Characteristics of Composts : Moisture Holding and Water Quality Improvement

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2003 ... Christine J. Kirchhoff, Joseph F. Malina and Michael Barrett The objective of this study was investigation of the potential beneficial use of compost manufactured topsoil in highway rights-of-way in Texas. The water holding capacity and the physical, chemical and microbiological characteristics of composted manures (dairy cattle,

4403-2 [CTR] ... 0-4403-2

Full-text Link:
http://www.utexas.edu/research/ctr/pdf_reports/0_4403_2.pdf

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Process Framework for Identifying and Prioritizing Water Quality Improvement for Meeting TMDLs in Texas : A Summary

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2003 ... Samantha L. Hon, Michael E. Barrett, and Joseph F. Malina, Jr. Publ. by: University of Texas at Austin. Center for Transportation Research (CTR).

4252-S [CTR] ... PSR 0-4252-S ... Project Summary Report, 0-4252

Full-text Link:
http://www.utexas.edu/research/ctr/pdf_reports/0_4252_S.pdf

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Process Framework for Identifying and Prioritizing Water Quality Improvement for Meeting TMDLS in Texas

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2003 ... Samantha L. Hon, Michael E. Barrett and Joseph Malina Jr. The objectives of this research are to help TxDOT anticipate the requirements of the TMDL process and to have the data at hand to respond if TxDOT is identified as contributing to the impairment. An interactive GIS map of the impaired streams was created in ArcGIS

4252-1 [CTR] ... 0-4252-1

Full-text Link:
http://www.utexas.edu/research/ctr/pdf_reports/0_4252_1.pdf

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A Review and Evaluation of Literature Pertaining to Compost Characteristics and to the Application of Compost Alone and Mixed with Different Soils

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2002 ... Christine Kirchhoff, Joseph F. Malina Jr., and Michael E. Barrett TxDOT reports that composted manures have been used in 22 of the 25 TxDOT districts, usually with excellent results. The application of composted manures to rights-of-way successfully improved growth of vegetation and controlled erosion of slopes on highway

4403-1 [CTR] ... FHWA/TX-03/4403-1

Full-text Link:
http://www.utexas.edu/research/ctr/pdf_reports/4403_1.pdf

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Evaluation of the Performance of Permanent Runoff Controls : Summary and Conclusions

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1998 ... Michael E. Barrett [and four others] Concern about the potential impact on the Edwards Aquifer has led to the construction of stormwater controls on highways in the Austin, Texas, area. This study was designed to help the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) identify the types of runoff control systems that are most

2954-3 [CTR] ... TX-99/2954-3F

Full-text Link:
http://www.utexas.edu/research/ctr/pdf_reports/2954_3F.pdf

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The Effectiveness of Permanent Highway Runoff Controls : Sedimentation/Filtration Systems

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1998 ... Michael V. Keblin [and three others] This study evaluates the performance of sedimentation/filtration systems that are the most common control for treating highway runoff in the Edwards Aquifer recharge zone. The study includes: 1) monitoring and evaluating the Seton Pond sedimentation/filtration facility in Austin, Texas, and 2)

2954-1 [CTR] ... TX-00/2954-1

Full-text Link:
http://www.utexas.edu/research/ctr/pdf_reports/2954_1.pdf

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Use of Vegetative Controls for Treatment of Highway Runoff

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1998 ... Patrick M. Walsh [and three others] Pollutants found in runoff from highways may cause toxic responses in receiving waters for some conditions and, in addition, are obstacles to obtaining water quality goals in the United States. This study investigated the capability of two vegetative controls -- grassed swales and vegetated buffer

2954-2 [CTR] ... FHWA/TX-7-2954-2

Full-text Link:
http://www.utexas.edu/research/ctr/pdf_reports/2954_2.pdf

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An Evaluation of the Factors Affecting the Quality of Highway Runoff in the Austin, Texas Area

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1996 ... by Lynton B. Irish, Jr. [and five others] The two primary goals of this portion of the research project were (1) to identify the variables that affect the build-up and wash-off of constituents from highways in the Austin, Texas, area, and (2) to develop a water quality model that incorporated these variables. This project marked the

1943-5 [CTR] ... FHWA/TX-96/1943-5

Full-text Link:
http://library.ctr.utexas.edu/digitized/texasarchive/phase2/1943-5.pdf
3.45 MB
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An Evaluation of the Use and Effectiveness of Temporary Sediment Controls

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1996 ... by Michael E. Barrett [and four others] An inventory of temporary runoff controls installed on TxDOT construction sites indicated that rock berms and silt fences were the most commonly used erosion and sediment controls on construction sites. Sediment ponds, the most inexpensive control on a cost-per-area basis, were used

1943-2 [CTR] ... FHWA/TX-96/1943-2

Full-text Link:
http://library.ctr.utexas.edu/digitized/texasarchive/phase2/1943-2.pdf
1.87 MB
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Effects of Highway Construction and Operation on Water Quality and Quantity in an Ephemeral Stream in the Austin, Texas, Area

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1996 ... by Michael E. Barrett, Joseph F. Malina, Jr. and Randall J. Charbeneau Grab samples collected during the construction of a freeway in southwestern Travis County, Texas, indicate that suspended solids are the most important constituent present in storm water runoff from the construction corridor. Despite the presence of an

1943-3 [CTR] ... FHWA/TX-96/1943-3

Full-text Link:
http://library.ctr.utexas.edu/digitized/texasarchive/phase2/1943-3.pdf
1.68 MB
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Characterization of Highway Runoff in the Austin, Texas, Area

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1996 ... Michael E. Barrett, Joseph F. Malina, Jr. and Randall J. Charbeneau The water quality of highway runoff in the Austin, Texas, area was determined by monitoring runoff at three locations on MoPac, which represented different daily traffic volumes, surrounding land uses, and highway drainage system types. The highest

1943-4 [CTR] ... FHWA/TX-96/1943-4

Full-text Link:
http://library.ctr.utexas.edu/digitized/texasarchive/phase2/1943-4.pdf
2.44 MB
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An Evaluation of Highway Runoff Filtration Systems

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1996 ... by Sean Tenney, Michael E. Barrett, Joseph F. Malina Jr. and Randall J. Charbeneau A number of permanent runoff controls were constructed along new highways in the Edwards Aquifer recharge zone, with their performance monitored since the highway opened. The control systems consist of a hazardous material trap, a

1943-6 [CTR] ... FHWA/TX-96/1943-6

Full-text Link:
http://library.ctr.utexas.edu/digitized/texasarchive/phase2/1943-6.pdf
1.83 MB
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Water Quality and Quantity Impacts of Highway Construction and Operation : Summary and Conclusions

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1996 ... Michael E. Barrett [and three others] This report summarizes a four-year study on the impacts of highway construction and operation on water quality and quantity of stormwater runoff. Monitoring of water quality in one of the creeks below a highway construction site indicates that even an extensive system of temporary

1943-7 F [CTR] ... FHWA/TX-96-1943-7F

Full-text Link:
http://library.ctr.utexas.edu/digitized/texasarchive/phase2/1943-7f.pdf
2.74 MB
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A Review and Evaluation of Literature Pertaining to the Quantity and Control of Pollution from Highway Runoff and Construction -- 2nd edition

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1995 ... Michael E. Barrett [and five others] Since the first edition of this report was published in 1993, several additional articles have been published concerning highway runoff and its effects. All of the chapters have been extensively revised and expanded to include new material. The number of studies cited in the text has doubled. The

CRWR 95-5 ... CRWR Online Report, 95-5

Full-text Link:
http://www.crwr.utexas.edu/reports/pdf/1995/rpt95-5.pdf
1 MB
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A Review and Evaluation of Literature Pertaining to the Quantity and Control of Pollution from Highway Runoff and Construction

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1993 ... Michael E. Barrett [and five others] This report is the first in a series which will address the water quantity and quality impacts of highway construction in the Austin, Texas area. This literature review evaluates the impact of highway construction and operation on surface water quality and on recharge of groundwater aquifers.

1943-1 [CTR] ... TX 94/1943-1

Full-text Link:
http://library.ctr.utexas.edu/digitized/texasarchive/phase2/1943-1.pdf
2.63 MB
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