Technical highway specification

If you need detailed or technical information about building or altering roads in York, you can refer to the technical highway specification which is part of the Highway Design Guide.

Technical highway drawings and plans

Drawings and plans relating to the Highway Design Guide technical specification are available to download in 2 file formats:

The drawings contained in these files are:

  • STD 1.1 - section through bituminous road construction
  • STD 1.2 - section through bituminous footpath construction
  • STD 1.3 - section through 500 bituminous service margin construction
  • STD 1.4 - section through bituminous road crossing construction
  • STD 1.5 - section through blocked paved road
  • STD 1.6 - grass/landscaped service margin construction
  • STD 1.7 - section though 500mm blocked paved surfacing service margin
  • STD 1.8 - section through block paved shared surface
  • STD 2.1 - details of bituminous speed hump
  • STD 2.2 - details of bituminous speed cushion
  • STD 2.3 - detail of block paved speed table
  • STD 2.4 - section though typical block paved rumble strip
  • STD 2.5 - bituminous jointing into existing road surfacing
  • STD 2.6 - details of bituminous speed table
  • STD 3.1 - 125 x 255mm half battered kerb
  • STD 3.2 - 125 x 178mm dropped kerb
  • STD 3.3 - 125 x 155mm dished channel
  • STD 3.4 - 50 x 150mm dished channel
  • STD 3.5 - proprietary block paved kerb
  • STD 3.6 - kassel kerb detail
  • STD 4.1 - tactile paving crossing (3 x 1 unit layout)
  • STD 4.2 - tactile paving crossing (3 x full depth layout)
  • STD 4.3 - tactile paved refuge detail
  • STD 5.1 - typical manhole type a (3-6m deep)
  • STD 5.2 - typical manhole type b (to 3m deep)
  • STD 5.3 - typical manhole type c (1-1.5m deep)
  • STD 5.4 - manhole type e (1-1.5m deep)
  • STD 5.5 - manhole type f (less than 1m deep)
  • STD 5.6 - road gully
  • STD 5.7 - class s pipe bedding
  • STD 5.8 - class z pipe bedding
  • STD 5.9 - pipe backdrop detail
  • STD 6.1 - signage post and foundation
  • STD 6.2 - street name signage foundation
  • STD 6.3 - illuminated street signage post and foundation
  • STD 6.4 - concrete bollard foundation detail (Bridgewood and Richmond preferred)
  • STD 8.1 - typical junction road marking
  • STD 8.2 - typical street name signage
  • STD 9.1 - typical position of services in a two metre footway

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