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Pavement Design
Mechanistic-Empirical Pavement Design Guide (MEPDG)

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NCHRP has completed development of a new pavement design guide and software based upon Mechanistic-Emperical methods. Mn/DOT has begun the process of calibrating the software to Minnesota conditions, and preparing for implementation.

This page will provide up-to-date information on our local project, other states efforts, and information on the Guide.


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Materials Manuals

Mn/DOT Resources

Mn/DOT Calibration Project


Project Plan


Project Overview


Task Force Presentation

TAP meeting minutes




NCHRP Design Guide Page


FHWA Design Guide Implementation Team


M-E Implementation Resources


Highway Community Exchange - Pavement Design Guide