Mitigating Seasonal Movement at Culverts and Utilities

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