Preventing slope erosion extends the life of the paved roadway surface. Slope protection is accomplished through the addition of topsoil, geotextile fabrics rip-rap materials and gabions Seed and fertilizer suitable for the region and season are also integrated into slope protection programs.
This project is the first asset manage-
ment contract of its kind, encompassing two states, Washington DC and two highway agencies. The project consists of eleven centerline miles, 106 lane miles and over 80 ancillary bridges.