RIVERS AND ROADS
Comprehensive program mandated by the Vermont Legislature and developed by Vermont ANR in cooperation with VTrans that explains the workings of rivers and how to design, construct and maintain roads and bridges to create greater river stability and more flood resilient transportation infrastructure.
Introductory Level – Tier One
Online training that provides a general awareness and understanding of river processes, aquatic habitat and how transportation infrastructure affects and is affected by river stability.
Intermediate Level – Tier Two
Classroom and field based training that focuses on accommodating channel stability and minimizing impacts to aquatic habitat in design, construction and maintenance of transportation infrastructure.
Tier Two Overview (pdf, 800 KB)
field guide (pdf 12,735 KB)
field guide - booklet form (pdf, 5743 KB)
Advanced Level – Tier Three
Training in the use of the ANR Standards for Stream Alterations to select, design and oversee construction of projects involving river instability and crossing structure repair and/or replacement.