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guidelines for roads

guidelines for roads

guidelines for roads

I am trying to find descriptions and various technical details, meaning widths, materials used, costings etc of all types of roads - minor and major and including motorways.

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks in advance.


RE: guidelines for roads

You should download Highway design manual and read over it, or get a Highway engineering book for terms related to roadway.

Caltrans has a website for Highway design manuals, plus others (decision making, costing, analyses for highway construction and hundred others).
for other manuals (including Project Design and developement Manual for building roads), check

Also try US Corps of Engineer :

If it still exists, also check "Road design" on GeoCAL (for educational purpose by postgraduate students in UK)

Hope this helps

RE: guidelines for roads

Go on the Web and contact the various DOT's a majority of them have this information available to the general public. In Nebraska we have this information available on line at www.dor.state.ne.us
Check it out it is a very good resource.

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