Highway Geometric Design: Application of Design Standards in InRoads is a university-level textbook about roadway design. It applies geometric design standards in Bentley´s InRoads software to design a typical highway interchange.
Highway geometric design is a safety-centered design. This book teaches how to apply standards, control criteria, and project constraints in horizontal alignment, vertical alignment, and cross section design. It describes the processes and procedures to use design standards and controls - step-by-step - in the design of a freeway, ramps, and ramp terminal intersections. The guide also considers the geometric requirements of an undercrossing bridge and its false work, as well as culverts under the freeway and ramps.
Highway Geometric Design references the design standards of the California State Department of Transportation (Caltrans), but can also be useful for the standards and controls of other state Departments of Transportation, such as New York and Georgia, for the interchange design.
The chapters in this book are structured to reflect a student´s learning process, and have been tested extensively at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona.