Papillion Road Project
Papillion, Nebraska

Issues

• Quick Vegetation Required.
• Natural tan color for TRM required.
• Signi cant rain events.

Problem

This City park project was a re-channelization of a drain- age swale designed by Thompson Dreessen & Dorner, Inc, of Omaha, NE. The channel was needed to mitigate and existing road side ditch that the Corps of Engineers claimed as a juris-dictional waterway.

Solution

PS 42 TRM and SC32 degradable erosion blanket were installed in June. Before much vegetation was established this project quickly received 3 intense rain events over 2 inches of rain each. Fully vegetating is a mere 4 weeks, this project took some of the most intense rain events in an abnormally wet year.

Results

Fully vegetating is a mere 4 weeks, this project took some of the most intense rain events in an abnormally wet year.

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