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Stream Restoration Municipal Partnership and Standards

Purpose:  The purpose of this work order is to research best practices and develop a standard for the implementation and deployment of stream restoration through a PennDOT and Municipal partnership agreement in which both entities would share Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System (MS4) sediment loading reductions under their MS4 Permit Pollutant Reduction plans.

Planning & Policy - Project No: E04202 WO 04


Anticipated Outcomes

    • Other state best practices for MS4 Contracts

    • Legal Agreement template for sharing MS4 Credits with Municipalities

    • Draft RFP template to deliver MS4 credits when partnering with municipalities

    • (Deployment) An actual construction contract where PennDOT partnered with municipalities to deliver stream restoration

    • Presentation material to market the innovation

PennDOT Technical Advisor:
Daryl St. Clair
Project Duration:
December, 2018 - December, 2019
Research Contractor:
Stantec Consulting Services
Principal Investigator:
Elizabeth Kanner
Project Cost:
$175,731.43