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Roadside Manual

Description: The Roadside Manual supplements the Roadside Classification Plan by explaining how to implement the policies found in the plan. The Roadside Manual links partners working on WSDOT roadsides. Chapters include laws and policies, visual functions, wetlands, wildlife, safety rest areas, soil amendments, contour grading, soil bioengineering, vegetation, restoration, and design enhancement.

Individual Chapters

  • Publication Number: M 25-30
  • Last Modified: July, 2012
  • Version: M 25-30.01
  • Manual Managers: Sandy Salisbury, 360-705-7245
  • Originators: Development Division, Design Office, Engineering and Regional Operations
  • # of Pages: 314
  • Subject: Roadside policies
  • Keywords: Roadside Manual, roadside restoration, vegetation restoration, soil bioengineering, roadside functions
  • Related Publications:
    Roadside Classificiation Plan M 25-31

Roadside Manual Individual Chapters toptop

Comments (pdf 75 KB)

Foreword (pdf 136 KB)

Contents (pdf 43 KB)


Chapter 100
Manual Description (pdf 128 KB)

Chapter 110 Roadside Functions (pdf 388 KB)

Chapter 120 Sustainable Roadside (pdf 132 KB)


Chapter 200
Roadside Policy (pdf 164 KB)

Chapter 210 Federal Legislation and Directives (pdf 136 KB)

Chapter 220 State Legislation and Directives (pdf 189 KB)

Chapter 230 Departmental of Policy and Planning (pdf 229 KB)


Chapter 300
Operational Functions (pdf 158 KB)

Chapter 310 Roadside Safety (pdf 243 KB)

Chapter 320 Signing (pdf 147 KB)


Chapter 400
Environmental Functions (pdf 152 KB)

Chapter 410 Designated and Sensitive Areas (pdf 189 KB)

Chapter 420 Wetlands (pdf 258 KB)

Chapter 440 Water Quality (pdf 283 KB)

Chapter 450 Wildlife (pdf 337 KB)

Chapter 460 Noise Abatement (pdf 477 KB)


Chapter 500
Visual Functions (pdf 252 KB)      toptop


Chapter 600
Auxiliary Functions (pdf 107 KB)

Chapter 610 Safety Rest Areas and Traveler Services (pdf 34 KB)

Chapter 620 Universal Access (pdf 34 KB)

Chapter 630 Parking Area Design (pdf 2.9 MB)


Chapter 700
Soil and Soil Amendments (pdf 566 KB)

Chapter 710 Erosion Prevention and Sediment Control (pdf 309 KB)

Chapter 720 Contour Grading (pdf 292 KB)

Chapter 740 Soil Bioengineering (pdf 2.3 MB)


Chapter 800
Vegetation (pdf 1.1 MB)

Chapter 810 Vegetation Restoration (pdf 243 KB)

Chapter 820 Irrigation (pdf 234 KB)


Chapter 910
Design Enhancement (pdf 563 KB)


Appendices
(pdf 423 KB)

Glossary (pdf 317 KB)

Index (pdf 197 KB) 

Revision History 
Date Version Complete Revision
2012 July M 25-30.01 PDF (5.1 MB) PDF (672 KB)
2003 July M 25-30.00 PDF (5.1 MB)


This abstract was last modified April 17, 2014