collapse Title : 01 INTRODUCTION ‎(5)
collapse Title : 02 PRINCIPALS ‎(7)
collapse Title : 03 PROJECT DELIVERY REQUIREMENTS ‎(9)
collapse Title : 04 SIGNING PLANS ‎(20)
collapse Title : 05 PAVEMENT MARKING AND DELINEATION PLANS ‎(21)
  • 01 INTRODUCTION

  • 1.3 Definitions and Acronyms

  • Definitions

    • Alternate Route – auxiliary designation assigned to a parallel route of a parent route when both routes are needed to accommodate the traffic demand and when the alternate route has substantially the same geometric and structural design standards of the parent route.
    • Business Route – auxiliary designation assigned to a route that is primarily located within the corporate limits of a city, passes through the business district of the city and reconnects with the parent route beyond the city or congested area.
    • Bypass Route – auxiliary designation assigned to a route that bypasses a city or congested area and reconnects with the parent numbered route beyond the city or congested area.

     

    Acronyms

    • AASHTO – American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials
    • D-B – Design-Build
    • DPDE – Division Project Development Engineer
    • DTE – Division Traffic Engineer
    • FHWA – Federal Highway Administration
    • GEC – General Engineering Consultant
    • ITE – Institute of Transportation Engineers
    • MPO – Metropolitan Planning Organization
    • MUTCD – Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices
    • NCBELS – North Carolina Board of Examiners for Engineers & Surveyors
    • NCAMPO – North Carolina Association of Metropolitan Planning Organizations
    • NCARPO – North Carolina Association of Rural Planning Organizations
    • NCDOT – North Carolina Department of Transportation
    • NCSMUTCD – North Carolina Supplement to the Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices
    • NCTA – North Carolina Turnpike Authority
    • NEPA – National Environmental Policy Act
    • NHS – National Highway System
    • PEF – Private Engineering Firm
    • PMU – Project Management Unit
    • PS&E – Plans, Specifications & Estimate
    • RPO – Rural Planning Organization
    • RTE – Regional Traffic Engineer
    • SDU – Signing and Delineation Unit
    • STIP – Statewide Transportation Improvement Program
    • SPOT – Strategic Prioritization Office of Transportation
    • SR – Secondary Road
    • SSRS – Standard Specifications for Roads and Structures (Specs)
    • TEPPL - Traffic Engineering Policies, Practices, and Legal Authority
    • TIP – Transportation Improvement Project

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