Weeds and brush can limit sight distance and interfere with the safe and efficient operation of motor vehicles. When weeds and brush are not managed properly, roadside drainage can be hindered and pavement and bridge deterioration are often noticed. Municipalities, counties and the Department of Transportation are responsible for managing vegetation along roadsides. These and other regulatory
authorities know they can trust NaturChem not only to deliver superior results but also to respect the environment. Our track record is backed by many references. As a recipient of the Environmental Respect Award, we are committed to preserving and protecting the environment for future generations.
NaturChem can design a vegetation control program for you to eliminate costly mowing and side trimming along roadsides. Our programs are designed to release grasses that are easily maintained through weeding and growth regulation. Encroaching brush can be treated with selective herbicides that promote the growth of grasses that beautify the right-of-way. NaturChem uses computer controlled
equipment to regulate proper flow and application rates. Our technicians are licensed and rigorously trained in herbicide application techniques and species identification. Their training ensures that all herbicides will be applied in a manner that is safe for the private landowner, the public, nearby crops and businesses.
Our Roadside Programs:
- Encroaching Roadside Brush (we treat brush on paved & dirt roads)
- Roadside Turf
- Roadside Drainage Ditches
The ideal program for roadside turf consists of 3 applications per year in order to reduce you to 1 mowing per year. If brown-out is a concern, there are herbicides we can use in order to minimize this effect. Most counties can handle brown out for a short period of time. The effect is no different than the brown out effect of mowing. The brown-out effect is even more minimized if the first spray application
is done in December, January or February but can be effective if done in March or April. The next application would come about May or June and the last about July or August. NaturChem will keep the turf to an overall height of 8- 12 inches or less and touch up as needed! This includes guardrails, signs, and bridge abutments within the 15 ft. area. We reach out to 20 ft. at intersections and right hand curves. On average, most counties are mechanically mowing their paved roads about 3-4 times per year. Chemical mowing can save 50% or more over the cost of mechanical mowing. You can most likely pay for a spray program from the savings of fuel and repairs.