U.S. Department of Transportation
Federal Highway Administration
1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20590
Definition: Shoulder type on left side of roadway in direction of inventory. For undivided roads and divided roads with one direction of inventory, this will be the outside shoulder on the opposing side. Note that information on paved width of the inner (left) shoulder is included under median descriptors (see Element 49. Left Paved Shoulder Width).
HPMS/Tool Requirements: HSM/IHSDM (Required), SafetyAnalyst (Optional)