GUIDELINES FOR THE DESIGN OF SUBSURFACE DRAINAGE SYSTEMS FOR HIGHWAY STRUCTURAL SECTIONS

DESIGN CRITERIA AND A DESIGN METHOD FOR PAVEMENT SUBSURFACE DRAINAGE SYSTEMS INCLUDE INFLOW-OUTFLOW METHOD OF ANALYSIS, OPEN GRADED DRAINAGE LAYERS, COLLECTOR DRAINS, PIPE OUTLETS AND MARKERS. DESIGN EXAMPLES ARE GIVEN FOR EMBANKMENT SECTIONS, CUT SECTIONS AND SUPERELEVATED CURVES. EMPHASIS IS ON DRAINING WATER THAT INFILTRATES THE PAVEMENT SHOULDERS. A FINAL SECTION OF THE REPORT COVERS GENERAL JOINTS, AND THROUGH PERMEABLE SURFACES, MEDIANS AND SHOULDRS. A FINAL SECTION OF THE REPORT COVERS GENERAL GUIDANCE FOR THE DESIGN, CONSTRUCTION AND OPERATION OF SUBSURFACE DRAINAGE SYSTEMS.

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  • Corporate Authors:

    Cedergreen, Ken O'Brien and Associates

    3725 Long Beach Boulevard
    Long Beach, CA  United States  90807
  • Authors:
    • Cedergren, H R
    • O'Brien, K H
    • Arman, J A
  • Publication Date: 1972-6

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  • Pagination: 29 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00205417
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Federal Highway Administration
  • Report/Paper Numbers: FHWA-RD-72- 30 Summary
  • Contract Numbers: FH-11-7582
  • Files: NTL, TRIS, ATRI, USDOT
  • Created Date: Apr 20 1976 12:00AM