Pavement Design

ADOT performs pavement design using the following methods:

  1. The 1993 AASHTO Guide for Design of Pavement Structures*
  2. The Structural Overlay Design for Arizona (SODA) procedure*

*Upon approval, ADOT uses "AASHTO’s Mechanistic – Empirical Pavement Design Guide" in parallel with the design methods mentioned above.

Pavement Design Resources

Pavement Design Memorandums

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