California Department of Transportation

Specifications By Others


Erosion and Sedimentation Control

Use of Compost to Stabilize Steep Slopes and Prevent Erosion and Sediment Control

EPA Stormwater BMP Toolbox

Please take note that the current Caltrans compost specifications align very closely with the US EPA specifications below.

Compost/Soil Amendment Specification

Erosion Control (LID) CenteR

Bioretention Specification Provided for general information only. A detailed specification regarding the soil properties best suited for biofiltration or infiltration.


TxDOT Item 161 Compost Specification