This multi-state research project aims to provide participating departments of transportation (DOTs) with unbiased, up-to-date information about the performance of turfgrass cultivars when used on roadsides in the northern United States. This project has four objectives:
- Institute a multi-state roadside turfgrass testing program.
- Develop a data collection and reporting system that provides the most recent research results to state DOTs in a timely manner.
- Increase collaboration between University research programs that work on roadside turf.
- Demonstrate the usefulness of regional roadside turfgrass research in order to increase collaboration between departments of transportation in future years.
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