This comprehensive handbook compiles the full scope of information necessary for effective and cost conscious contemporary highway design. The contributing engineers review environmental issues, location, design, traffic, pavement design and rehabilitation, bridge engineering, culvert design, signing, lighting and life cycle costs, as well as present special discussions on the selection and design of retaining walls to reduce traffic noise and screen unsightly areas. Includes illustrations, maps, graphs and tables.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1: Environmental Issues Chapter 2: Highway Location, Design, and Traffic Chapter 3: Pavement Design and Rehabilitation Chapter 4: Bridge Engineering Chapter 5: Culverts, Drainage, and Bridge Replacement Chapter 6: Safety Systems Chapter 7: Signing and Roadway Lighting Part 1: SIGNING Part 2: ROADWAY LIGHTING Chapter 8: Retaining Walls Chapter 9: Noise Walls Chapter 10: Value Engineering and Life Cycle Cost
Roger L. Brockenbrough, P.E. has served as a senior consultant with U.S. Steel and is a contributor to Standard Handbook for Civil Engineers and co-editor of Structural Steel Designer's Handbook, both published by McGraw-Hill. A resident of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, he maintains his own consulting business, specializing in product development and various applications of steel. He serves on the specifications committees of both AISC and AISI (chair). Kenneth J. Boedecker, Jr., P.E. (deceased), was specifications engineer for W. R. Grace & Company at the end of his long and distinguished career. He also held positions in highway marketing management and civil engineering, as well as the chairmanship of various professional committees. He was honored with the prestigious ASTM Award of Merit in 1994.