Transportation policies and technical guidelines

Technical resources and specifications for transportation contractors.

Services and information

Construction materials from manufacturers and suppliers that are used to build roads and bridges in Alberta.

Clarifications or supplemental information for consulting engineering services provided during the project design and tendering phases.

Guideline and form to submit exceptions to currently published government standards and/or practices, and summaries of current exceptions.

Environmental procedures and regulations related to Alberta highway and water management infrastructure projects.

Reports prepared for consultants undertaking pavement designs for government.

Alberta Transportation FTP website for shared data.

Geotechnical and erosion control design manuals, geohazard risk management assessment reports and other resources for roads and bridges.

Horizontal control and benchmark data for transportation projects in Alberta.

Download annual International Roughness Index (IRI) data.

Catalogue of manuals and guidelines, including price list and ordering instructions.

Online design manuals and guidelines for road construction in Alberta.

Guidelines for highway signs, pavement markings, traffic operations, signals, roadside development and at-grade rail crossings in Alberta.

Information for construction companies and consultants working on Alberta highway projects.

Standard plates, design guides and quality assurance testing guidelines.

A municipality may require dedication of a service road by caveat when a landowner subdivides land next to a provincial highway.

Guidelines and resources for traffic control standards in Alberta.

Research on air, bus and truck, intermodal, marine, rail and accessible transportation, and economic impacts on the transportation sector.

Vertical control and benchmark data for transportation projects in Alberta.

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