Drainage Structures and Drainage Problems on Forest Roads

Öztürk T. , Şentürk N.

IFES2017 International Forestry and Environment Symposium “Climate Change and Tree Migration”, Trabzon, Türkiye, 7 - 10 Kasım 2017, ss.89

  • Basıldığı Şehir: Trabzon
  • Basıldığı Ülke: Türkiye
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.89


The forest roads are main facility in carrying out main forestry activities such as wood production, forest management, afforestation, firefighting, protection and social activities. The protective structures and drainage structures are used to forest road construction. The protective structures are different type walls and the drainage structures ate pipes, culverts, bridges, water-bars and dip drains. The drainage structures are usually constructed after the forest road construction. The drainage structures are protective forest road safeguard against destructive effect of water. The planning and construction operations of the drainage structures are very important in that long-lived forest roads, safety and economical. Especially, the mistakes during drainage construction planning are constituted major problems for forest roads. These problems are mistake of positioning of drainage structures, dimension mistake, material choosing mistake and construction mistakes of drainage structures. This study was realized in Şile, Demirciköy and Bahçeköy Forest Administrations. In this study, the drainage structures were investigated in these different regions. Inside drainage structures were found false ones together with right ones. Besides, the planning, construction operations and positioning of drainage structures were investigated. In the results, locations and constructions of some drainage structure have been determined to be incorrected and errors have revealed. The some suggestions were made according to in study results.