The Geometric Design Guide for Canadian Roads (GDG) is a fundamental reference document for roadway design practioners used to varying extents by every jurisdiction in Canada. First released in 1963, with the last edition published in 1999, the Guide has contributed to the consistent and safe development and expansion of regional, provincial, and national roadway and highway systems in Canada.
This recorded webinar, which occurred 4 weeks prior to the release of the 2017 Guide, provided an overview of the new contents and key changes to geometric design elements and processes provided. Fundamental geometric design concepts were not be discussed as part of this webinar.
Originally presented on May 10, 2017.
The complete guide, as well as individual chapters, can be purchased from our online bookstore.
Transportation professionals, designers with minimum experience as well as senior designers.
Geoff Millen, Manager, Road Safety, WSP / MMM Group
Geoff has more than 24 years of experience in highway design and road safety engineering with WSP / MMM Group. He currently serves as the Lead Road Safety Engineer for WSP’s national road safety engineering practice and was a co-author on several chapters of the 2017 Geometric Design Guide for Canadian Roads.
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