A Guide for Highway Landscape and Environmental Design
American Association of State Highway Officials, 1970 - Environmental policy - 84 pages
The Guide provides broad statements and guidelines for highway landscape and environmental design factors considered to be properly within the scope of the Committee's interests and responsibilities. The Guide's purpose is that of developing quality, character and consistency in highways in general conformity with accepted landscape architectural principles and practices. It is intended to be used by person responsible for designing, developing and maintaining the highway landscape and environment.
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INTEGRATION OF LANDSCAPE AND ENVIRONMENTAL
CHAPTERIV AREAS REQUIRING SPECIAL TREATMENT
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AASHO Highway Definitions acquisition adjacent agencies appropriate borrow pits building COMPLETE HIGHWAY consideration considered Contour grading plans corridor cross sections desirable determined drainage engineering environment environmental erosion control essential esthetic evaluation existing vegetation FATIGUE Physical Flat slopes frontage road greenbelt headlight glare HERBACEOUS HERBICIDES highway depart highway design highway facility highway landscape highway right-of-way historic sites improve information center integration interchange JOINT DEVELOPMENT land landscape architect landscape design landscape development landscape features located manmade material median ment motorist mowing multiple use-joint development natural areas natural features parcel person trained Photo planting plan possible potential preserve purposes recreational removal roadside area ROADSIDE DEVELOPMENT roadway rural highways safety rest area scape Scenic easements scenic overlook scenic view screen planting selection shrubs sight distance soil space specific structures surface tion traffic transportation treatment trees urban areas urban highway use-joint development projects utility vehicles vista weigh stations