Our Mission is to provide our customers with standards, policies, procedures, and research to allow them to provide smooth, quiet, cost-effective pavements for the traveling public at a minimum of inconvenience.
Pavement Manuals and Specifications
Pavement Design Manual
The Pavement Design Manual (PDM) defines pavement design and rehabilitation design variables most appropriate for the state of Ohio.
SCDs - Pavement
Access Standard Construction Drawings (SCDs) published by the Office of Pavement Engineering, including the Base Pavement (BP) Series.
Pavement Condition Rating Manual
The Pavement Condition Rating (PCR) Manual defines types and severity of pavement distress.
Pavement Engineering - Webcast Updates
See the most recent updates to Pavement Engineering specifications in these webcast presentations.
Frequently Asked Questions
FAQs regarding pavement selection, ramp pavement, safety edge, friction management, and more.
Longitudinal Cracking on Ramps
A summary regarding the construction of rigid pavement ramps and problems reported with cracking.
Neutral Third Party Ohio Pavement Selection Process Analysis
An analysis to to address the issues raised for the pavement type selection process in Ohio.
Guidelines for Maintaining Adequate Pavement Friction
Guidelines to isolate and correct causes of poor pavement skid resistance in surface pavements.