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The Alaska Highway Preconstruction Manual is the Alaska Department of Transportation & Public Facilities guidance document for developing and designing highway and road projects in Alaska. This manual covers both federally-funded projects and state-funded projects.

If you have any questions or comments, please contact Preconstruction Standards Engineer Danielle Ericksen, P.E. at (907)269-4886.

Alaska Highway Preconstruction Manual



Entire Manual PDF October 2023
Cover PDF  
Errata Sheet PDF September 2023
Table of Contents PDF October 2023
Chapter 1: Abbreviations, Acronyms and Glossary PDF June 2018
Chapter 2: Organization PDF July 2020
Chapter 4: Project Development Process PDF October 2023
Chapter 5: Public Involvement and Agency Coordination PDF January 2005
Chapter 10: Highway Capacity PDF March 2017
Chapter 11: Highway Design PDF July 2023
Chapter 12: Non-Motorized Transportation PDF January 2005
Chapter 14: Highway Work Zone Safety and Traffic Control Plans PDF September 2022

Driveway Standards

1998 Driveway Standards PDF  

Preconstruction Forms



Project Management Plan Word Project Certification -- Denali Word
Project Design Criteria Excel Project Certification -- State Word
Traffic Request Form PDF Project Certification -- FHWA Word
Project Certification -- FHWA Word Contract Certification -- FHWA Word
FIPS Instructions PDF

Other Documents

Letter Template to Planning Commission Letter Template to Community Council
Letter Template to Village Council Example Letter to Municipality
Design Exception/Waiver Example Systems Engineering Analysis Checklist