Committee on Design

AASHTO Liaison
Patricia Bush, Program Manager for Engineering

Publications Updates

The following AASHTO publications are some of the ones developed and/or updated by the Technical Committees of the Committee on Design.  These publications and many more may be purchased at the AASHTO Online Bookstore.


  • Geometric Design
      • A Policy on Geometric Design of Highways and Streets, 7th Edition (AASHTO Green Book)
      • A Guide for Achieving Flexibility in Highway Design, 1st Edition
      • A Policy on Design Standards – Interstate System, 6th Edition
      • AASHTO Guide for the Planning, Design, and Operation of Pedestrian Facilities, 1st Edition
      • Guide for the Development of Bicycle Facilities, 4th Edition
      • AASHTO Guide for Geometric Design of Transit Facilities on Highways and Streets, 1st Edition
      • Guidelines for Geometric Design of Low-Volume Roads, 2nd Edition


  • Hydrology and Hydraulics
    • AASHTO Drainage Manual
    • Highway Drainage Guidelines


  • Project Management and Delivery
    • AASHTO Guide for Consultant Contracting
    • AASHTO Guide for Design-Build Procurement
    • Guidelines for Value Engineering, 4th Edition
    • Practical Guide to Cost Estimating, 1st Edition


  • Roadside Design & Safety
    • Roadside Design Guide, 4th Edition
    • Manual for Assessing Safety Hardware, 2nd Edition (MASH)


  • Lighting
    • Roadway Lighting Guide