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Highway grades (Pmrckg)

Definition
The rates of ascent or descent of a roadway expressed as percents; the changes in elevation per unit of horizontal length. (Source: AASHTO Glossary)
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Grades (Roads)
Broader Term
Geometric segments (Pmrck)
Narrower Terms
Downgrades (Roads) (Pmrckgd)
Upgrades (Roads) (Pmrckgu)
Related Terms (Hierarchical)
Highway curves (Pmrckc)