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Geotechnical Design Manual

Description: The Geotechnical Design Manual focuses on geotechnical design, construction, and maintenance to ensure that the soil or rock beneath the ground surface can support the loads and conditions placed on it by transportation facilities.

December 2013 revision package M 46-03.09 (pdf 4.23 MB)

  • Publication Number: M 46-03
  • Last Modified: December, 2013
  • Version: M 46-03.09
  • Manual Manager: Tony Allen
  • Originators: Materials Laboratory, Engineering and Regional Operations
  • # of Pages: 812
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  • Keywords: Geotechnical Design Manual, Washington State Department of Transportation Geotechnical Design Manual, WSDOT Geotechnical Design Manual
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Geotechnical Design Manual Individual Chapters

Contents (pdf 436KB)

Chapter 1 Geotechnical Operations and Administration (pdf 656 KB)

Chapter 2 Project Geotechnical Planning (pdf 444 KB)

Chapter 3 Field Investigation (pdf 813 KB)

Chapter 4 Soil and Rock Classification and Logging (pdf 674 KB)

Chapter 5 Engineering Properties of Soil and Rock (pdf 3.26 MB)

Chapter 6 Seismic Design (pdf 4.06 MB)

Chapter 7 Slope Stability Analysis (pdf 478 KB)

Chapter 8 Foundation Design (pdf 6.73 MB)

Chapter 9 Embankments (pdf 2.3 MB)

Chapter 10 Soil Cut Design (pdf 3.61 MB)

Chapter 11 Gound Improvement (pdf 256 KB)

Chapter 12 Rock Cut Design (pdf 248 KB)

Chapter 13 Landslide Analysis and Mitigation (pdf 207 KB)

Chapter 14 Unstable Rockslope Analysis and Mitigation (pdf 242 KB)

Chapter 15 Abutments, Retaining Walls, and Reinforced Slopes 
                    (pdf 82.9 MB)

Chapter 16 Geosynthetic Design (pdf 217 KB)

Chapter 17 Foundation Design for Signals, Signs, Noise Barriers 
                    Culverts, and Buildings (pdf 799 KB)

Chapter 18 Geotechnical Design for Marine Structure Foundations 
                    (pdf 208 KB)

Chapter 19 Infiltration Facility Design (pdf 267 KB)


Chapter 20
Unstable Slope Management (pdf 1218 KB)

Chapter 21 Materials Source Investigation and Report (pdf 394 KB)

Chapter 22 Geotechnical Project Development, Reports, and Support for Design-Build Projects (pdf 432 KB)
Chapter 23 Geotechnical Reporting and Documentation (pdf 835 KB)

 

Revision History

Date

Version

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Revision

2013 December

M 46-03.09

PDF (97.0 MB)

PDF (97.0 MB)

2013 October

M 46-03.08

PDF (97.0 MB)

PDF (97.0 MB)

2012 April

M 46-03.07

PDF (33.1 MB)

PDF (13.6 MB)

2011 November

M 46-03.06

PDF (24.0 MB)

PDF (1.0 MB)

2011 August

M 46-03.05

PDF (24.3 MB)

PDF (1.8 MB)

2011 April

M 46-03.04

PDF (53.0 MB)

PDF (1.0 MB)

2010 November

M 46-03.03

PDF (56.3 MB)

PDF (2.0 MB)

2010 July

M 46-03.02

PDF (54.9 MB)

PDF (4.4 MB)

2010 January

M 46-03.01

PDF (52.0 MB)

PDF (19.0 MB)

2008 November

M 46-03.00

PDF (19.0 MB)


This abstract was last modified January 27, 2014