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Highway Design Manual

Manual cover 

The Highway Design Manual provides guidance for the design of:

  • New construction;
  • Major reconstruction (4R);
  • Resurfacing, restoration and rehabilitation (3R); and
  • Resurfacing (1R) projects.

This manual shall be used on all projects that begin design work on or after Oct. 1, 2012.

Hard copies are not available for purchase.

Full Manual, 2012 (49 MB)

Related Materials

Horizontal alignment design tool

Federal Highway Administration approval, Aug. 2012

Technical Guidance

Contact the Roadway Engineering Unit

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