Integrated Roadside
Vegetation Management
Established by the Iowa Legislature in 1988
A program to be implemented along state and county roads,
making the most of Iowa's 750,000 acre roadside resource
Iowa Code Section 314.22 (1988 legislation)
Integrated Roadside Vegetation Management

1. Objectives. It is declared to be in the general public welfare of Iowa and a highway purpose for the vegetation of Iowa's roadsides to be preserved, planted, and maintained to be safe, visually interesting, ecologically integrated, and useful for many purposes.

Management Practices
IRVM Structure
The Roadside Manager

Getting Started

County Contacts
Living Roadway Trust Fund

News & Events
Links & Resources

SIte Maintained by:
Roadside Office
Tallgrass Prairie Center
University of Northern Iowa
Cedar Falls, IA 50614-0294
(319) 273-2813


IRVM Tech ManualIntegrated Roadside Vegetation Management
Technical Manual

Click here to view or download your roadside resource.

The Tech Manual is an 8.5 MB PDF file. The download may take a couple minutes, depending on your internet speed.