Recommended Unit Conversions and Updates of the AASHTO Model Drainage Manual and Highway Drainage Guidelines

The objectives of this research are to: (1) update the 1999 Metric Editions of the AASHTP Highway Drainage Guidelines (HDG) and the AASHTP Model Drainage Manual (MDM) so as to incorporate NCHRP- provided corrections and additions; (2) convert the updated HDG to dual units; and (3) prepare a companion MDM in customary U.S. units.


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  • Status: Completed
  • Funding: $278494.00
  • Contract Numbers:

    Project 15-23

  • Sponsor Organizations:

    Federal Highway Administration

    1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  United States  20590

    American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO)

    444 North Capitol Street, NW
    Washington, DC  United States  20001

    National Cooperative Highway Research Program

    Transportation Research Board
    500 Fifth Street, NW
    Washington, DC  United States  20001
  • Project Managers:

    Hess, Timothy

  • Performing Organizations:

    Roy Jorgensen Associates, Incorporated

    3735 Buckeystown Pike
    Buckeystown, MD  United States  21717-
  • Principal Investigators:

    Shearin, Kenneth

  • Start Date: 20010611
  • Expected Completion Date: 0
  • Actual Completion Date: 20030731
  • Source Data: RiP Project 5714

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01459502
  • Record Type: Research project
  • Source Agency: National Cooperative Highway Research Program
  • Contract Numbers: Project 15-23
  • Files: RiP, USDOT
  • Created Date: Jan 3 2013 1:05PM