A Comprehensive Guide to Highway Engineering--Fully Updated with the Latest AASHTO CodesMaintaining and improving the nation's infrastructure is one of the most important challenges facing the United States, with the primary focus on highways and bridges. The Third Edition of Highway Engineering Handbook provides broad coverage of the information, standards, and techniques required for effective and cost-conscious contemporary highway design, maintenance, replacement, and repair.This trusted resource has been thoroughly updated to reflect the latest codes, standards, and policies of the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO), as well as new engineering developments. Filled with photos, illustrations, schematics, tables, and design equations, this authoritative reference is essential for anyone involved in or studying highway engineering. This Third Edition features new information on:The most current load and resistance factor design (LRFD) methods for bridgesThe latest design techniques and improvements in materials for pipes Developments in sound barriers and lighting requirements Improvements in safety systems And much more
Roger L. Brockenbrough, P.E. is an engineering consultant involved in the development of technical information to facilitate improved designs. He is the editor of Structural Steel Designer's Handbook and the previous edition of this book. He is a member of the AISC Specifications Committee, Chair of the AISI Committee on Specifications for the Design of Cold-Formed Steel Structural Members, member of the Transportation Research Board Committee on Subsurface Soil-Structure Interaction, member of the ASTM Committee on Corrugated Steel Pipe Specifications, and a Fellow and Life Member of ASCE.