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Context sensitive design (Esushb)

Definition
A collaborative, interdisciplinary approach that involves all stakeholders to develop a transportation facility that fits its physical setting and preserves scenic, aesthetic, historic, and environmental resources, while maintaining safety and mobility. CSD is an approach that considers the total context within which a transportation improvement project will exist. (Source: AASHTO Glossary)
Broader Term
Highway design (Esush)
Related Terms (Hierarchical)
Traffic channelization (Esushc)
Pavement design (Esushp)
Superelevation (Esushs)
Related Terms (Associative)
Complete streets (Epdumcc)