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Video Inspection of Highway Edgedrain Systems

General Interest: provides practical guidance to engineers responsible for the day-to-day design, construction, rehabilitation, maintenance, and management of pavements.

Primary Topic: Pavement Drainage

Description: Document provides a summary of the findings from an FHWA demonstration project performed to evaluate the condition of the edgedrains in over two dozen states across the US. A very good document summarizing the state of the affairs with drainage maintenance and establishing a case for more proactive approach to edgedrain maintenance.

FHWA Publication Number: FHWA-SA-98-044

Publication Year: 1998

Document Links: PDF (file size: 17 mb)

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Updated: 02/20/2015

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