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Design Bulletins

Please be advised that updates and/or supplemental information to the Highway Geometric Design Guide 1995, updated 1999, are issued by the department as Design Bulletins.

Complete new/updated and detailed Design Bulletins are available from the department website.

Superseded and obsolete drawings can be found on Highway Geometric Design Guide – Inactive figures
Figure No. Figure Description
  Miscellaneous
  Functional Classification - Existing Conditions Map
  Highway Service Classification Map (PDF)
  National Highway System of Alberta Map (PDF)
  Roadside Management Classification Map
  Chapter C
C-6.0 Centreline to Centreline Spacing for New Rural Divided Highways in Alberta
C-9.3.1 Clearance Box for Railway Overpass
C-9.3.2 Minimum Clearance Box for Railway Underpass and Grade Separation
C-9.3.3 Typical Details of Highway Grade Separation for RAD-412.4
C-8.1c Pavement Sideslope at Various Stages of "New Construction" Projects for RFD / RAD 616.6, RFD / RAD 282.4, RAU 283, RAU 282 and RAU 281
C-8.1d Pavement Sideslope at Various Stages of "Widening" Type Projects for RFD / RAD 616.6, RFD/RAD 412.4, RAU 283, RAU 282, and RAU 281
C-8.1e Pavement Sideslope at Various Stages of "New Construction" Projects for RAU / RCU 280, RAU / RCU 209 and RCU 208
C-8.1f Pavement Sideslope at Various Stages of "Widening" Type Projects for RAU / RCU 280, RAU / RCU 209 and RCU 208
C-8.1g Typical Pavement Design for Four-Lane Divided Hwy RFD-412.4-130 & RAD-412.4-120
C-8.2a Standard Cross-Section for Six-Lane Divided Highway RFD / RAD-616.6-130
C-8.2b Standard Cross-Section for Four-Lane Divided Highway RFD-412.4-130 & RAD-412.4-120
C-8.2c Standard Cross-Section for RAU-213-130 / 120
C-8.2d Standard Cross-Section for RAU-212-120 / 110
C-8.2e Standard Cross-Section for RAU-211-110
C-8.2f Standard Cross-Section for RAU-210-110
C-8.2g Standard Cross-Section for RAU / RCU-209-110
C-8.2h Standard Cross-Section for RAU-208-110 / 100
C-8.2i Standard Cross-Section for RCU-208-110 / 100
C-8.2j Standard Cross-Section for RLU-210G-100
C-8.2k Standard Cross-Section for Service Roads RLU-208G-90
C-8.2l Standard Cross-Section for RCU-211L-110
C-8.2m Standard Cross-Section for RCU-208P-80 (Highway Within Provincial Park Boundary)
C-8.2n Standard Cross-Section Through Muskeg or Adjacent to Open Water on 2-Lane Undivided Highways
C-8.2o Standard Cross-Section in Rock Cut on Two-Lane Undivided Highways
C-8.2p Standard Cross-Section Using Modified Subgrade for RAU / RCU-210-110
C-8.2q Standard Cross-Section Using Modified Subgrade for RAU / RCU-209-110
  Chapter E
E.1.1 Design Standards of Exit & Entrance Terminals for Divided Highways at Interchanges
E.1.2 Details of Entrance Terminals on Divided Highways at Interchanges
E.1.3 Details of Exit Terminals on Divided Highways at Interchanges
  Chapter F
F-2.1.1 Typical Safety Rest Area On Existing Divided Highways Stage I (Basic)
F-2.1.2 Typical Safety Rest Area On Existing Divided Highways Stage II
F-2.1.3 Typical Safety Rest Area On Existing Divided Highways Stage III
F-2.1.4 Typical Safety Rest Area On Existing Divided Highways Stage IV
F-2.2.1 Typical Safety Rest Area On Undivided Highways (Future Twinning on Same Side)
F-2.2.2 Typical Safety Rest Area On Undivided Highways (Future Twinning On Opposite Side)
F-2.3.1 Typical Safety Rest Area On Two Lane Highway (20 Year AADT > 3000)
F-2.3.2 Typical Safety Rest Area On Two Lane Highways (20 Year AADT < 3000)
F-2.3.3 F-2.3.3 Typical Safety Rest Area on Two Lane Highways For Log Haul Routes (20 Year AADT < 3000)
F-3.1 Roadside Turnouts for Highload / Wide load Use (Near Point of Origin)
  Chapter G
G-1.1 Suggested Minimum Roadway Width for Rural Highways in Alberta (shown in terms of existing AADT)

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