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June 16, 2006

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This Bulletin is issued to inform designers, planners, consultants and other staff working for Alberta Infrastructure and Transportation that the department has adopted new guidelines for the design of roadway lighting. The new guidelines have been adopted from the Transportation Association of...


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November 1, 2007

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This Bulletin is issued to inform practitioners and department staff that the new process for determining the distances to successive interchanges displayed on interchange sequence signs is to measure from the sign to the exit ramp physical gore area. The guidelines for rounding distance values,...


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November 10, 2014

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The Department has accepted the attached document, Considerations for Selection of Freeway Over/Under Configuration at Service Interchanges. The purpose of the document is to provide increased guidance to Engineers and Planners and promote a more consistent design philosophy on Alberta...


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August 1, 2010

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The intent of Design Standards/Practice Exceptions is to determine, justify and document that good engineering judgment is being exercised.


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June 1, 2010

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This bulletin is issued to inform practitioners of the department's revised guidelines on the centerline to centerline spacing for new rural divided highway cross section. Where land is considered to be of lower value (not suitable for cultivation or grazing) the use of a wider median (55m or...


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June 28, 2016

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This Bulletin supersedes Bulletin 31 concerning the policy and guidelines for the use of roundabouts on roadways under Alberta Transportation’s direction and control.


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March 30, 2010

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This Bulletin is issued to provide guidance to planners and designers regarding the spacing, placement, signing and geometric details of median crossovers on rural divided highways in Alberta. There is a need to consider roadside safety, highway operations, access management, access by emergency...


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March 4, 2010

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This Design Bulletin is being issued as an amendment to Chapter B.5.3.1 – Climbing Lane Warrants for Two Lane Undivided Highways and Chapter B.5.3.2 – Climbing Lane Warrants for Four Lane Divided Highways of the Alberta Transportation Highway Geometric Design Guide 1995, Updated 1999. The...


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July 18, 2007

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This Bulletin is issued to inform practitioners of the current standard cross-section that should be applied for new construction and /or major reconstruction on Alberta highways. The standard cross-section attached shows the “minimum” dimensions that should be achieved at structures (normally...


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April 12, 2007

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This Bulletin is being issued as an amendment to the Department’s CB6 Standard Drawings, as drawings CB6-3.4M2, CB6-3.4M3 and CB6-3.50M3 are no longer consistent with normal practices on Alberta Highways.


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January 5, 2007

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The department adopted a policy document on lane width in 1989. The title of the document was “Basic Lane Width and Shoulder Width for Rural Roads in Alberta”. This document was compiled following a comprehensive review of practices followed by other North American highway agencies. The basic...


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December 21, 2006

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This Design Bulletin is being issued as an amendment to Chapter E – Interchanges of the Alberta Infrastructure and Transportation Highway Geometric Design Guide 1995, Updated 1999. In order to achieve consistent practices with other jurisdictions in Canada, the department has adopted right...


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January 7, 2010

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The provision of facilities in the median of highways is often the subject of discussion at the time of planning, design and construction of divided highways in Alberta. The purpose of this Bulletin is to inform designers, planners and other staff and consultants working for Alberta...


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October 1, 2005

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The department has accepted for information the Best Practices for Planning and Design of Freeway Facilities, January 2004. The purpose of this document is provide consultants with some specific “best practices” to consider in the planning and design of freeway facilities under the provincial...


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December 29, 2008

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The department has completed a study of its highway service classification system. The primary methodology used in the study was to identify the functional purpose of highways in the Province.


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April 30, 2012

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This Bulletin has been developed in order to achieve consistent practices for installation of rumble strips. This opportunity has also been used to fine-tune the placement criteria to improve the safety results and general cost-effectiveness of the program.


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December 16, 2003

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The purpose of this document is to supply supplemental guidelines to the Alberta Highway Geometric Design Guide 1999 edition for the urban portions of the provincial highway network. This document is being issued as a draft to allow it’s use for a trial period so that there will be an opportunity...


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July 17, 2007

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This Design Bulletin identifies relevant design criteria and considerations for highway drainage and stormwater management in urban areas that have now been approved by the department for immediate implementation.


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March 1, 2003

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This technical bulletin is being issued to clarify some points in regard to Alberta Transportation’s current policy on establishment of no passing zones on two-lane or three-lane undivided highways. The bulletin is effective immediately. The department’s practices are due to be reviewed some time...


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November 16, 2001

Description

This technical bulletin is being issued to summarize the department’s current practices and or/guidelines with respect to the ownership and maintenance as well as the surfacing standards for service roads