Design Resources

The Design Resources provide information about developing a proposed roadway improvement from inception to a final project package. Some disciplines continue to provide support through the Construction phase. See also the following technical functions:

General Resources

The following general resources are used by the Highway Design discipline:

  • Specifications - FLH Standard Specifications (FP) along with links to division libraries of supplemental specifications
  • Standard Drawings - FLH Standard Drawings with links to individual division details
  • Estimate - creating Engineer's Estimates within FLH.
  • CADD Support - information about use of CADD in Federal Lands Highway

Design Manuals

Highway Design Resources

The Highway Design sections develop the geometric roadway design and create the project Plan, Specification, and Estimate (PS&E) package.

  • PDDM - Chapters 4 and 9 specifically relate to Highway Design
  • Forms - forms used in or used to document the Highway Design process
  • Tools - various design tools
  • Library - other manuals and resources used in Highway Design
  • Plans Preparation - information regarding preparation of project plans
  • Design Visualization - depicting proposed work by use of 3D modeling

Division Links

  • CFLHD - links relevant to the Central Federal Lands Highway Division
  • EFLHD - links relevant to the Eastern Federal Lands Highway Division
  • WFLHD - links relevant to the Western Federal Lands Highway Division