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Front cover of 2001 Green Book - "A Policy on Geometric Design of Highways and Streets"
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Front cover of "Policies on Geometric Highway Design," issued in 1950 and 1952 Front cover of "A Policy on Geometric Design of Rural Highways," issued in 1954 and 1965 Front cover of "A Policy on Design of Urban Highways and Arterial Streets," issued in 1957 and 1973 Front cover of "A Policy on Geometric Design of Highways and Streets," issued in 1984, 1990, and 1994

Developed by the AASHTO Task Force on Geometric Design

18 Departments of Transportation
National Association of County Engineers
National League of Cities
American Public Works Association
Port Authority of NY, NJ
Federal Highway Administration


Dual units - Metric [US Customary]
8 ½ x 11 page size
Bound Volume
References Updated
Speed Range 20 to 130 km/h [15 to 80 mph]
Ten Chapters


Research - National Cooperative Highway Research Program

375 - Median Intersection Design
383 - Intersection Sight Distance
400 - Stopping Sight Distance
420 - Access Management
439 - Superelevation and Transitions
HCM 2000 - Highway Capacity Manual

Other Research/Publications

241 - Truck Operating Characteristics
264 - Roundabouts
Transportation Research Circular 430 - Interchange Operations
FHWA-RD-97-135 Older Driver Handbook
FHWA-RD-00-067 Roundabouts: An Informational Guide

Chapter 1
Highway Functions

No significant changes

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