Training - Calendar of Events
Gravel Roads Workshop
Date: June 23, 2022
Location: Farmington, Farmington Town Office, 153 Farmington Falls Rd, Farmington
Contact: Corie Willard 207-778-4279
The proper maintenance of gravel roads in Maine is important for providing residents safe access to their properties and minimizing costly capital repairs to these roads over time, but it is also an important part of protecting our natural resources from degradation. In this training, participants will learn how proper maintenance protects water quality, gravel road materials, how to evaluate a gravel road for maintenance needs, creating a road maintenance plan, gravel road Best Management Practices, and will include a site-walk of a local gravel road to provide a real-life scenario for discussion of potential improvements and practices. This training is intended to be provide a resource for gravel road owners, town officials, contractors, and watershed organizations to better understand methods and practices for evaluating and maintaining gravel roads using the https://www.maine.gov/dep/land/watershed/camp/road/gravel_road_manual.pdf">Maine DEP Camp Road Maintenance Manual.
This class qualifies for 4 Continuing Education Hours (CEH) for individuals Certified in Erosion Control Practices by Maine DEP. Each CEH afford Certified individuals one year of recertification.