U.S. Department of Transportation
Federal Highway Administration
1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20590
Definition: The sideslope (foreslope or backslope) on left side of roadway immediately adjacent to the travel lane, shoulder edge or drainage ditch in direction of inventory. If sideslope varies within the section, code the predominant sideslope. For undivided roads and divided roads with one direction of inventory, this will be the outside shoulder on the opposing side.
Priority: Critical Preferred
HPMS/Tool Requirements: HSM/IHSDM (Required)