Highway Engineering Handbook: Building and Rehabilitating the Infrastructure, Third Edition

by: Roger L. Brockenbrough


Abstract: Fully updated for the latest highway engineering methods, standards, and policies of the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials. Maintaining and improving the nation’s infrastructure is one of the most important challenges facing the U.S., and the primary focus of this challenge continues to be on highways and bridges. Highway Engineering Handbook, Third Edition provides the full scope of current information necessary for effective and cost-conscious contemporary highway design, maintenance, replacement, and repair. The new edition of the classic reference has been updated to reflect new engineering and building developments, the most current methods, as well as references to the latest standards and policies of the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO). Updates include new Load and Resistance Factor Design (LRFD) methods; new design methods and improvements in materials for pipes; new developments in sound barriers and lighting requirements; improvements in safety systems; and more.
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Title: Highway Engineering Handbook: Building and Rehabilitating the Infrastructure, Third Edition

Publisher: : New York, Chicago, San Francisco, Lisbon, London, Madrid, Mexico City, Milan, New Delhi, San Juan, Seoul, Singapore, Sydney, Toronto

Copyright / Pub. Date: 2009, 2003, 1996 The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

ISBN: 9780071597630

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Roger L. Brockenbrough P.E. is an engineering consultant involved in the development of technical information to facilitate improved designs. He is the editor of Structural Steel Designer’s Handbook and the previous edition of this book. He is a member of the AISC Specifications Committee, Chair of the AISI Committee on Specifications for the Design of Cold-Formed Steel Structural Members, member of the Transportation Research Board Committee on Subsurface Soil-Structure Interaction, member of the ASTM Committee on Corrugated Steel Pipe Specifications, and a Fellow and Life Member of ASCE.

Description: Fully updated for the latest highway engineering methods, standards, and policies of the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials. Maintaining and improving the nation’s infrastructure is one of the most important challenges facing the U.S., and the primary focus of this challenge continues to be on highways and bridges. Highway Engineering Handbook, Third Edition provides the full scope of current information necessary for effective and cost-conscious contemporary highway design, maintenance, replacement, and repair. The new edition of the classic reference has been updated to reflect new engineering and building developments, the most current methods, as well as references to the latest standards and policies of the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO). Updates include new Load and Resistance Factor Design (LRFD) methods; new design methods and improvements in materials for pipes; new developments in sound barriers and lighting requirements; improvements in safety systems; and more.