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Design Guide Implementation Survey 2003

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The Federal Highway Administration, Office of Pavement Technology, Design Guide Implementation Team (DGIT) is evaluating the current status of State Transportation Department's implementation of the new mechanistic - empirical pavement design guide. The following seven survey questions were distributed to each FHWA Division Office and the results were summarized.

  1. What is the current state of knowledge on the new M-E Design Guide?
    • Heard the term, but know little
    • Attended workshop/presentation to introduce
    • Participated in JTFP or NCHRP panel
  2. What design procedure is your State currently using?
    • AASHTO 1972
    • AASHTO 1986
    • AASHTO 1993
    • Individual State design procedure
    • Combination of AASHTO & State procedure
  3. Does your State currently have an implementation plan in place for the new M-E Design Guide? Provide a brief description of the plan, if known.
  4. Does your State currently have a local calibration plan in place for the new M-E Design Guide? Provide a brief description of the plan, if known.
  5. Is your State currently performing data collection to support local calibration of the new M-E Design Guide? Provide a brief description of the plan, if known.
  6. How would you rate your States receptiveness to adopting the new M-E Design Guide? Provide a brief description of reasoning, if known.
    • Yes, all for it
    • Yes, interested but need convincing
    • Neutral
    • No, not until it comes out as a proven product
    • No, not at all for it
  7. Would your State like to participate or host any of the following workshops about the new M-E Design Guide? Indicate either Yes, No, Maybe or I Don't Know for each.
    1. Participate in Introduction/Implementation Planning Workshop?
    2. Host the Introduction/Implementation Planning Workshop?
    3. Participate in the Materials Testing for the M-E Design Guide Workshop?
    4. Host the Materials Testing for the M-E Design Guide Workshop?
    5. Become a "Lead State" in adopting the M-E Design Guide?

Summary of Design Guide Implementation Survey Results

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Summary of Design Guide Implementation Survey Result

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Updated: 04/07/2011
 

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