Stormwater management is complex and covers numerous technical disciplines including hydraulics, hydrology, geology, and water quality. For transportation projects, the extensive and linear nature of the highway network constrains the use of conventional stormwater management approaches while requiring safe access for maintenance of stormwater treatment facilities. The Stormwater Compliance Management Program supports research to identify and evaluate stormwater best management practices (BMPs) for post-construction stormwater runoff from transportation infrastructure.
In 2012 the Stormwater Practices Research project was completed. The purpose of the project was to identify and evaluate best management practices/stormwater treatment practices (BMPs/STPs) for post-construction stormwater runoff from transportation infrastructure.
Full report: VTrans Stormwater Practices Research Project Final Report (Report does not include specific policy or design recommendations suitable for inclusion in technical manuals).