AASHTO 2002 Pavement Design Guide

NCHRP has completed development of a new pavement design guide and software based upon Mechanistic-Emperical methods. Mn/DOT has begun the process of calibrating the software to Minnesota conditions, and preparing for implementation.

This page will provide up-to-date information on our local project, other states efforts, and information on the Guide.

Design Guide Documentation Sampling

See the Design Guide documentation page for the complete documentation set.

Need for a new Design Guide


Material Properties

Environmental Effects


Flexible Pavement Design

Rigid Pavement Design

Rehabilitation of existing pavements

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