Drainage and Underground Structures

Drainage and Underground Structures

Drainage Structure

This page contains information useful to those interested in the design or research of drainage and underground structures.

Structure Types:

  1. Box Culvert
  2. Junction and Transition Structures
  3. Open Vertical Channel
  4. Utility Manhole

Structure Components:

Structure components for drainage and underground structures usually consist of reinforced concrete plate elements.

Reference Documents:

  1. AASHTO Standard Specifications for Highway Bridges
  2. AREMA Manual for Railway Engineering
  3. EM 1110-2-2104 Strength Design For Reinforced-Concrete Hydraulic Structures
  4. EM 1110-2-2502 Retaining And Flood Walls
  5. ETL 1110-2-256 Sliding Stability For Concrete Structures

Organizations:

  1. American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO)
  2. American Railway Engineering and Maintenance of Way Association (AREMA)
  3. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers