GDOT Elements of Design

  • Category: Georgia DOT
  • Course ID: GDOT-06
  • Price: $30
  • PDH Credits: 3
  • Quiz Author: Civil PDH

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Course Synopsis:

Did you know?  Roadway intersections should be designed such that roadways intersect at right angles (90-degrees). Where constraints dictate, a 70-degree angle shall be the minimum angle for intersections in Georgia.

This course provides information on the elements of design for a GDOT project. This includes sight distances, horizontal alignments, vertical alignments, and superelevations. 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 Elements of Design:

  • Definitions associated with elements of design  

  • Summary of

    • Sight distance

    • Horizontal and vertical alignment

    • Superelevation


CivilPDH is an approved PDH course provider. 

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