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Gravel Road Maintenance and Evaluation Workshop

WHEN: Thursday July 18, 2024 8:00 am - 13:00:00

WHERE: Maine Lake Science Center, 51 Willett Rd, Bridgton

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, about gravel road materials, how to evaluate a gravel road for maintenance needs, creating a road maintenance plan, and how to implement gravel road Best Management Practices. The class may include a site-walk of a local gravel road to provide a real-life scenario for discussion of potential improvements and practices upon request.

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 referencing the Maine DEP Camp Road Maintenance Manual (Manual is available here:

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.

Please register here.

Contact or call 207-647-8580 with any questions.

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