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Virginia Institute of Marine Science

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A literature review of past and on-going research and activities of the principal investigators is the basis for evaluating environmental effects of highways in wetlands. Values of wetl8,$1ds are discussed briefly. Physical. biological and chemical impacts are associated with highway construction. operation and maintenance. Environmental impacts are scaled in terms of magnitude and duration and mitigating measures are identified. The foregoing are summarized in matrices. The report further identifies further research which is needed to design highway projects with environmental aspects in mind.


Roads -- Environmental aspects -- Atlantic Coast (U.S.), Roads -- Atlantic Coast (U.S.) -- Design and construction



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