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Pavement Design Unit

The Pavement Design Unit is responsible for the following:

• Project-level pavement evaluations
• Design and review of pavement structures for state and local projects
• Project selection, scope development, and assisting in contract delivery for the pavement resurfacing and rehabilitation programs
• Evaluation of emerging design methodologies and construction practices
• Implementation of new pavement technologies and material specifications 
• Pavement friction testing for various safety assessments 
• Pavement related support for various units and programs throughout the Department

Requests for additional information should be addressed to:

Steven T. Norton, P.E.
Transportation Supervising Engineer
Phone: 860-594-3287

CTDOT’s Annual Pavement Report

Connecticut DOT Annual Pavement Report - 2020

Pavement Design Documents

Pavement Unit Specifications (ProjectWise link)
Superpave Recommendations (pdf 159kb)
Pavement Design Resources
MTG and Permit Pavement Design
State Highway Design Standard Drawings
Pavement Preservation Documents
Guidance for Bridge Overlays (pdf 130kb)
Guidance for Multiuse Trail Pavements (pdf 91kb)
Guidance for Roundabout Truck Aprons (pdf 116kb)
Guidance for Pavement Coring on Resurfacing Projects (pdf 143 kb)
Supporting Information for Local Roads Programs (pdf 201kb)


Traffic Level Information

Map Showing Traffic Levels (pdf 2,046kb)
List Showing Traffic Levels (Excel 104kb)

Note: Please see Engineering Bulletin EB-2016-7 regarding the inclusion
of Traffic Level information in contract documents.

Pavement Related Links

FHWA Pavements
FHWA Pavement Preservation
FHWA Pavement Management and Performance
FHWA Pavement Management Primer
FHWA Geotechnical Aspects of Pavements Reference Manual
Precast Concrete Pavement Bus Pad Demo
TRB Committees Related to Pavements
National Center for Pavement Preservation
Northeast Pavement Preservation Partnership
Pavement Interactive
CAP Lab Web Page
CAP Lab Research Reports
CTDOT Research Section