Mitigating Seasonal Movement at Culverts and Utilities

  • Workers install a new culvert.
  • Schematic illustrates variable depth slope design.

Status:  Complete
Report Date:  03/11/2021


A new guide compiles best practices for installing culverts and utilities to minimize the impact of seasonal movement of soils on pavement. Available online and promoted to local agencies by the Local Road Research Board and Minnesota’s State Aid program, the new guide addresses site evaluation, design needs, construction approaches and other factors. Also included are links to specifications, drawings and further information for designers and field crews.

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