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March 2014

Field Manual
Appendix A. Acronyms

AADT Annual Average Daily Traffic
AADTT Annual Average Daily Truck Traffic
AASHTO American Association of State Highway Transportation Officials
AC Asphalt-Concrete
ASTM American Society of Testing and Materials
ATR Automated Traffic Recorder
AVC Automatic Vehicle Classification
CAA Clean Air Act
CFR Code of Federal Regulations
Col Collector
COP Community of Practice
CRCP Continuously Reinforced Concrete Pavement
CSV Comma Separated Value
DOT Department of Transportation<
DVMT Daily Vehicle-Miles of Travel
EPA Environmental Protection Agency
FC Functional Classification
FE Full Extent
FE + R Full Extent including Ramps
FHWA Federal Highway Administration
FIPS Federal Information Processing Standards
GIS Geographic Information System
GML Geography Markup Language
HERS Highway Economic Requirements System
HCM Highway Capacity Manual
HOT High Occupancy Toll
HOV High Occupancy Vehicle
HPMS Highway Performance Monitoring System
Int Interstate
IRI International Roughness Index
ITS Intelligent Transportation Systems
JPCP Jointed Plain Concrete Pavement
JRCP Jointed Reinforced Concrete Pavement
Loc Local
LRS Linear Referencing System
LTPP Long Term Pavement Performance
MA Minor Arterial
MaC Major Collector
MiC Minor Collector
MPO Metropolitan Planning Organization
MRI Mean Roughness Index
NAAQS National Ambient Air Quality Standards
NBI National Bridge Inventory
NHS National Highway System
NN National Freight Network
OFE Other Freeways and Expressways
OGC Open Geospatial Consortium
OPA Other Principal Arterial
PAS Principal Arterial System
PCC Portland Concrete Cement
PK Primary Key
PMS Pavement Management System
PSR Present Serviceability Rating
SHA State Highway Agency/Administration
SHRP Strategic Highway Research Program
SP Sample Panel
STRAHNET Strategic Highway Network
TEA-21 Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century
TMG Traffic Monitoring Guide
TOPS Table of Potential Samples
UK Unique Key
U.S.C. United States Code
VMT Vehicle Miles of Travel
VPI Vertical Point of Intersection
WBT Well Known Binary
WDS Weighted Design Speed
WIM Weigh-in-Motion
WKT Well Known Text

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