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Title 23 Part 626

Title 23 → Chapter I → Subchapter G → Part 626

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Title 23 Part 626

e-CFR data is current as of August 10, 2018

Title 23Chapter ISubchapter G → Part 626


Title 23: Highways


PART 626—PAVEMENT POLICY


Contents
§626.1   Purpose.
§626.2   Definitions.
§626.3   Policy.

Authority: 23 U.S.C. 101(e), 109, and 315; 49 CFR 1.48(b)

Source: 61 FR 67174, Dec. 19, 1996, unless otherwise noted.

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§626.1   Purpose.

To set forth pavement design policy for Federal-aid highway projects.

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§626.2   Definitions.

Unless otherwise specified in this part, the definitions in 23 U.S.C. 101(a) are applicable to this part. As used in this part:

Pavement design means a project level activity where detailed engineering and economic considerations are given to alternative combinations of subbase, base, and surface materials which will provide adequate load carrying capacity. Factors which are considered include: Materials, traffic, climate, maintenance, drainage, and life-cycle costs.

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§626.3   Policy.

Pavement shall be designed to accommodate current and predicted traffic needs in a safe, durable, and cost effective manner.

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