History of Road Design Standards in LADOTD

The objectives of this study are to: (1) identify national and state road design standards applied in Louisiana over the last 90 years; (2) determine state and federal laws that have a bearing on road design in Louisiana; (3) identify internal directives, policies, and practice applied to road standards in the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (LADOTD) over the last 90 years; and (4) develop a document library of files in Access, Excel, or Word format listing the standards in chronological order.


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  • Status: Active
  • Contract Numbers:


  • Sponsor Organizations:

    Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge

    P.O. Box 94245, Capitol Station
    Baton Rouge, LA  USA  70803

    Louisiana Department of Transportation

    P.O. Box 94245
    1201 Capitol Access Road
    Baton Rouge, LA  USA  70804-9245
  • Project Managers:

    Morvant, Mark

  • Performing Organizations:

    Louisiana Transportation Research Center

    4101 Gourrier Avenue
    Baton Rouge, LA  USA  70808
  • Principal Investigators:

    Shin, Hak-Chul

  • Start Date: 20120801
  • Actual Completion Date: 20140131
  • Source Data: RiP Project 32914

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01466638
  • Record Type: Research project
  • Source Agency: Louisiana Transportation Research Center
  • Contract Numbers: 12-2SS
  • Files: RiP, STATEDOT
  • Created Date: Jan 3 2013 3:20PM