impacts of road construction on the environment

  • The Potential Effects of Forest Roads on the Environment ...

    Oct 13, 2016 · This is especially important on road segments where it is impossible to hydrologically disconnect the road from the stream. This mitigation measure can increase road construction complexity and cost, but it is possible to reduce environmental impacts by being selective about what rock is selected and where it is placed.

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  • A summary of the environmental impacts of roads ...

    Mar 15, 2010 · environmental impacts of roads, management responses, and research gaps figure 1. Maps of two-wheel drive roads in southeastern British Columbia: 1952, 1962, 1973, and 1986. Residence driveways and cutblock dead-end roads are not included (adapted from McLellan 1990). table 1. Road density trends in Quesnel and Lower Thompson watersheds ...