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Design Standards

Standard No. Description
MC-100.01 Combination Concrete Curb and Gutter - Type A
MC-101.01 Combination Concrete Curb and Gutter - Type C
MC-102.01 Depressed Curb Entrance
MC-103.01 Bituminous Concrete Curb
MC-104.01 Mountable Concrete Curb and Gutter - Type F
MC-110.01 Residential Sidewalk - Closed Section
MC-111.01 Business District Sidewalk
MC-111.02 Streetscape - Pavers Sidewalk
MC-112.01 Residential Sidewalk Ramp
MC-113.01 Business District Sidewalk - Single Ramp
MC-113.02 Business District Sidewalk - Dual Ramp
MC-114.01 Median Opening
MC-200.01 Residential Alley
MC-201.01 Commercial Alley
MC-210.01 Tertiary Residential Street - 44' Right-Of-Way
MC-210.02 Tertiary Residential Street - 50' Right-Of-Way
MC-210.03 Modified Tertiary Residential Street
MC-210.04 Tertiary Residential Street with Parking Bays
MC-210.05 Tertiary Residential Street - Open Section with Sidewalks and Street Trees
MC-211.01 Secondary Residential Road
MC-211.02 Secondary Residential Road - Open Section
MC-211.03 Secondary Residential Road - Open Section with Sidewalks and Street Trees
MC-212.01 Primary Residential Road
MC-212.02 Alternative Primary Residential Road
MC-212.03 Primary Residential Road - Open Section
MC-212.04 Primary Residential Road - Open Section with Sidewalk, Bikepath and Street Trees
MC-212.05 Master Plan Primary Road - Open Section with Sidewalk, Bikepath and Street Trees
MC-213.01 Arterial Road
MC-213.02 Arterial Road - Open Section
MC-213.03 Arterial Road - 5 Lanes Including Center Left Turn Lane
MC-213.04 Arterial Road - Open Section with Sidewalk, Bikepath and Street Trees
MC-214.01 Commercial-Business District Road
MC-214.02 Commercial/Industrial Road - 60' Right of Way
MC-214.03 Commercial/Industrial Road - 70' Right of Way
MC-215.01 Secondary Residential Dual Road - 76' Right of Way
MC-215.02 Secondary Residential Dual Road - 100' Right of Way
MC-216.01 Primary Residential Dual Road - 84' Right of Way
MC-216.02 Primary Residential Dual Road - 100' Right of Way
MC-217.01 Arterial Dual Road - 100' Right of Way
MC-217.02 Arterial Dual Road - 110' Right of Way
MC-217.03 Arterial Dual Road - 120' Right of Way
MC-217.04 Arterial Dual Road - Open Section with Sidewalk, Bikepath, and Street Trees
MC-218.01 Major Dual Road - 120' Right of Way
MC-218.02 Major Dual Highway - 150' Right of Way
MC-219.01 Commercial/Industrial Dual Road - 80' Right of Way
MC-219.02 Commercial/Industrial Dual Road - 100' Right of Way
MC-219.03 Commercial/Industrial Dual Road - 112' Right of Way
MC-219.04 Commercial/Industrial Dual Road - 120' Right of Way
MC-220.01 Residential Road Intersection - Open Section with Curb and Gutter Placement
MC-221.01 Traffic Control Intersection - Residential Roads
MC-221.02 Traffic Control Circle - Residential Roads
MC-222.01 Cul-De-Sac - Curb and Gutter Roads
MC-222.02 Cul-De-Sac - Open Section Roads
MC-223.01 Temporary Turnaround - Curb and Gutter Roads
MC-223.02 Temporary Turnaround - Open Section Roads
MC-224.01 Monumental Entrance
MC-224.02 Monumental Entrance - With Accel./Decel. Lanes
MC-225.01 Edge Transit Way - 150' Right of Way
MC-225.02 Median Transit Way - 150' Right of Way
MC-225.03 Exclusive Transit Way - 70' Right of Way
MC-300.01 Tertiary Driveway
MC-300.02 Tertiary Driveway with Mountable Curb
MC-301.01 Residential Driveway
MC-301.02 Residential Driveway with Mountable Curb
MC-301.03 Residential Driveway - Open Section Road
MC-301.04 Residential Driveway - Limited Width
MC-301.05 Residential Driveway with Curb Radius
MC-302.01 Commercial Driveway
MC-303.01 Methods of Transitioning Driveways
MC-500.01 Driveway Endwall - Open Section Road
MC-501.01 "A" Inlet
MC-502.01 "B" Inlet
MC-502.02 Reverse "B" Inlet
MC-503.01 "D" Inlet
MC-504.01 "E" Inlet
MC-505.01 "E-4" Inlet
MC-506.01 "J" Inlet
MC-506.02 "J" Inlet as a Terminus
MC-507.01 Precast Curb Inlet Guidelines
MC-510.01 "A" Manhole
MC-515.01 "B" Manhole
MC-520.01 Manhole and Inlet Steps
MC-520.02 Manhole and Inlet Steps in Channels
MC-521.01 Cutoff Wall with Concrete Outfall
MC-521.02 Cutoff Wall with Riprap Outfall
MC-525.01 Subgrade Drains - Open Section Roadways
MC-700.01 Tree Locations - Closed Section Roads
MC-701.01 Tree Locations - Open Section Roads
MC-702.01 Tree Planting Detail
MC-703.01 Approved Street Tree Varieties-Major (Large) Trees
MC-703.02 Approved Street Tree Varieties-Minor (Small) Trees
MC-704.01 Allowable Greenspace Plantings
MC-800.01 Barricade Post
MC-801.01 Utility Patch in Rigid Pavement
MC-801.02 Utility Patch in Flexible Pavement
MC-801.03 Utility Patch for Appurtenance Adjustment
MC-810.01 Swale Section
MC-811.01 Methods of Grading Side Slopes
MC-2001.01 Tertiary Residential Street - Sidewalk on One Side
MC-2001.02 Tertiary Residential Street - Sidewalk on Both Sides
MC-2001.03 Tertiary Residential Street - Open Section
MC-2002.01 Secondary Residential Street - No Designated Parking
MC-2002.02 Secondary Residential Street - Parking on One Side
MC-2002.03 Secondary Residential Street - Parking on Both Sides
MC-2002.04 Secondary Residential Street - Open Section
MC-2003.08 Primary / Principal Secondary Residential Street - Bike Lanes, Parking on One Side
MC-2003.09 Primary / Principal Secondary Residential Street - Bike Lanes, Parking on Both Sides
MC-2003.10 Primary / Principal Secondary Residential Street - No Designated Parking
MC-2003.11 Primary / Principal Secondary Residential Street - Parking on One Side
MC-2003.12 Primary / Principal Secondary Residential Street - Parking on Both Sides
MC-2003.14 Primary / Principal Secondary Residential Street - Open Section
MC-2004.01 Urban Arterial Road - 4 Lanes
MC-2004.02 Urban Arterial Road - 4 Lanes with Bike Lanes
MC-2004.03 Urban Arterial Road - 5 Lanes
MC-2004.04 Urban Arterial Road - 5 Lanes with Bike Lanes
MC-2004.05 Urban Divided Arterial Road - 4 Lanes
MC-2004.06 Urban Divided Arterial Road - 4 Lanes with Bike Lanes
MC-2004.07A Suburban Arterial Road - 4 Lanes
MC-2004.07B Suburban Arterial Road - 4 Lanes: 40 MPH Alternate
MC-2004.08A Suburban Arterial Road - 4 Lanes with Bike Lanes
MC-2004.08B Suburban Arterial Road - 4 Lanes with Bike Lanes: 40 MPH Alternate
MC-2004.09A Suburban Divided Arterial Road - 4 Lanes
MC-2004.09B Suburban Divided Arterial Road - 4 Lanes : 40 MPH Alternate
MC-2004.10A Suburban Divided Arterial Road - 4 Lanes with Bike Lanes
MC-2004.10B Suburban Divided Arterial Road - 4 Lanes with Bike Lanes: 40 MPH Alternate
MC-2004.11A Suburban Arterial Road - 5 Lanes
MC-2004.11B Suburban Arterial Road - 5 Lanes 40 MPH Alternate
MC-2004.12A Suburban Arterial Road - 5 Lanes with Bike Lanes
MC-2004.12B Suburban Arterial Road - 5 Lanes with Bike Lanes : 40 MPH Alternate
MC-2004.14 Suburban Arterial Road - Open Section: 4 Lanes w/ Bike Lanes
MC-2004.16 Suburban Divided Arterial Road - Open Section: 4 Lanes w/ Bike Lanes
MC-2004.18 Rural Arterial Road - Open Section: 4 Lanes w/ Bike Lanes
MC-2004.19 Urban Minor Arterial Road - 2 Lanes
MC-2004.20 Urban Minor Arterial Road - 2 Lanes with Parking
MC-2004.21 Urban Minor Arterial Road -2 Lanes with Bike Lanes
MC-2004.22 Urban Minor Arterial Road -2 Lanes with Bike Lanes and Parking
MC-2004.23 Urban Minor Arterial Road - 3 Lanes
MC-2004.24 Urban Minor Arterial Road - 3 Lanes with Parking
MC-2004.25 Suburban Minor Arterial Road - 2 Lanes
MC-2004.26 Suburban Minor Arterial Road - 2 Lanes with Bike Lanes
MC-2004.27 Suburban Minor Arterial Road - 2 Lanes with Parking
MC-2004.28 Suburban Minor Arterial Road - 2 Lanes with Bike Lanes and Parking
MC-2004.29 Suburban Minor Arterial Road - 3 Lanes with Parking
MC-2004.31 Suburban Minor Arterial Road - Open Section: 2 Lanes w/ Bike Lanes
MC-2004.33 Rural Minor Arterial Road - Open Section: 2 Lanes w/ Bike Lanes
MC-2004.34 Country Road - Open Section (Suburban & Rural Only)
MC-2004.35 Country Arterial - Open Section (Rural Only)
MC-2005.01 Business District Street - 2 Lanes with Parking on One Side
MC-2005.02 Business District Street - 2 Lanes with Parking on Both Sides
MC-2005.03 Business District Street - 4 Lanes with Parking
MC-2005.04 Divided Business District Street - 4 Lanes with Parking
MC-2006.01 Industrial Street - 2 Lanes
MC-2006.02 Industrial Street - 3 Lanes
MC-2006.03 Industrial Street - 4 Lanes
MC-2006.04 Divided Industrial Street - 4 Lanes
MC-2007.01 Urban Parkway
MC-2007.02 Suburban Parkway
MC-2007.03A Rural Parkway - Open Section: 30, 35 & 40 MPH
MC-2007.03B Rural Parkway - Open Section: 45 & 50 MPH
MC-2008.01A Urban Major Highway - 6 Lanes
MC-2008.01B Urban Major Highway - 6 Lanes: 40 MPH Alternate
MC-2008.02 Urban Major Highway - 6 Lanes with Bike Lanes
MC-2008.04A Suburban Major Highway - 6 Lanes with Bike Lanes: 30, 35 & 40 MPH
MC-2008.04B Suburban Major Highway - 6 Lanes with Bike Lanes: 45 & 50 MPH
MC-2008.05A Rural Major Highway - Open Section: 4 Lanes - Sidewalk on One Side - 45 MPH
MC-2008.05B Rural Major Highway - Open Section: 4 Lanes - Sidewalk on Both Sides - 45 MPH
MC-2008.05C Rural Major Highway - Open Section: 4 Lanes - Sidewalk on One Side - 50 & 55 MPH
MC-2008.05D Rural Major Highway - Open Section: 4 Lanes - Sidewalk on Both Sides - 50 & 55 MPH
MC-2008.07 Urban Controlled Major Highway - 6 Lanes: 40 MPH
MC-2008.08 Urban Controlled Major Highway - 6 Lanes: 45 & 50 MPH
MC-2008.09 Suburban Controlled Major Highway - 6 Lanes: 40 MPH
MC-2008.10 Suburban Controlled Major Highway - 6 Lanes: 44, 50 & 55 MPH
MC-2008.11A Suburban Controlled Major Hwy. - Open Section: 4 Lanes - 40 MPH
MC-2008.11B Suburban Controlled Major Hwy. - Open Section: 4 Lanes - 45, 50 & 55 MPH
MC-2008.12A Rural Controlled Major Hwy. - Open Section: 4 Lanes - 45 & 50 MPH
MC-2008.12B Rural Controlled Major Hwy. - Open Section: 4 Lanes - 55 MPH
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