Caltrans Standard Plans 2010
The graphic standards from the State of California Department of Transportation are filled with large drawings that show everything from the placement and specs of temporary crash cushions to overhead freeway signs, to planting and irrigation details.
All the dimensions are here as drawings so you can visually sense and see what the specifications are and how they’re applied in all highway construction situations.
Inside the book you’ll find specs regarding pavement markers, excavation and backfill, concrete barriers,metal beam guard railing around embankments and structures, and walls. Also includes specs for crash cushions, fences, pavement, curbs, driveways, dikes, curb ramps, crib walls, drainage inlets, concrete pipe, pipe and arch culverts, planting and irrigation, temporary traffic controls, temporary water pollution control, piles. retaining walls, concrete barriers, sound walls, overhead signs, electrical systems, and much more.
The Caltrans Standard Plans are necessary for designing, constructing or maintaining local streets and roads.