MDOT SHA Access Manual

Access management to Maryland State highways balances the need to grant access to land with the necessity of keeping the highways safe and the traffic flowing. The manual below provides you with the guidelines you need to meet the asset management requirements of the Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration (MDOT SHA).

  1. DRAFT Traffic Impact Study Guidelines (PDF, 231 kb) "Under Review"

  2. Hydraulic-Hydrologic Guidelines (PDF, 242 kb) "Updated August 2016"

  3. Technical Guidance"Updated August 2016"

  4. Supplemental Design Guidance "Updated July 2021"

Geotechnical Guidance - Routine Pavement Sections

Administrative Forms