This includes management of roadside programs and activities that are not specific to vegetation management such as the Adopt-A-Highway program, deer carcass removal management, encroachments, roadside memorials, roadside sponsorship program, and hazardous mailboxes.
This includes management of programs and activities which involve the skilled analysis and development of specific vegetation and related environmental conditions. Transportation landscaping has four main parts as follows.
- Design Principles - Applying the principles of landscape architecture to the aesthetic design of highways and highway structures
- Project Development - Developing landscape plans
- Construction - Supervising landscape planting operations
- Maintenance - Conducting roadside maintenance/management operations
State Landscape Architects contact information:
WisDOT employs landscape architects to develop policy and provide guidance and technical leadership to regional personal and consultants in the appropriate and beneficial use of landscape architecture in areas of corridor aesthetic and vegetation management.
Christa Schaefer, PLA, ASLA, LEED AP BD+C
State Transportation Landscape Architect
Division of Transportation System Development
4822 Madison Yards Way, 5th floor South tower
Madison, WI 53705