GDOT Cross Section Elements

  • Category: Georgia DOT
  • Course ID: GDOT-01
  • Price: $20
  • PDH Credits: 2
  • Quiz Author: Civil PDH

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Course Synopsis:

Did you know?  Roadway typical sections are developed for each different roadway type within the project limits. During the Concept Development Phase, the actual typical section widths, slopes, and other controls to be used will be determined as guided by the current American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials Roadside Design Guide and Georgia Department of Transportation Design Policy Standards.

This course provides information and guidance for developing single and multi lane roadways. This course includes information regarding slopes, barriers, sidewalks, crowns, medians, parking lanes, bicycle lanes, and curbs. It is based on Georgia DOT Design Policy Manual version 2.0, revised 5/21/2002.

Course Objectives:

This course teaches the following specific engineering knowledge and skills regarding GDOT Cross Section Elements:

  • Definitions associated with cross section elements  

  • Summary of

    • Pavement typical sections

    • Typical section geometrics

    • Pavement type determination

    • Pavement crowns

    • Curbs – outside shoulders

    • Sidewalks

    • Barriers

    • Medians

    • Frontage roads and access roads

    • Right-of-way controls

    • Parking lanes

    • Bicycle lanes


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