The chapters within the Highway Geometric Design Guide gives comprehensive guidance for the planning, design and construction of Alberta highways. Chapter topics include:

  • basic design principles
  • alignment elements
  • cross-section elements
  • at-grade intersections
  • interchanges
  • roadside facilities
  • 3R/4R geometric design guidelines
  • access management guidelines
  • low volume rural roads


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We issue updates and supplemental information to the ‘Highway Geometric Design Guide’ through Design Bulletins.

For the most recent revisions to the guide, see Design Bulletin #99.


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