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GUIDELINES FOR EMBANKMENT CONSTRUCTION (2007)
The specifications, plans, and standard sheets state the requirements of embankment construction in precise terms. This guide is intended to describe less technically and hopefully, more understandably; how to construct an embankment. The guide discusses:
Moisture – Density – Strength Relationship
Reference is made throughout the guide to the Standard Specifications, standard sheets, plans, proposals and various procedure manuals. It is intended that the guide will stimulate the reader to study these sources.
GEOTECHNICAL ENGINEERING MANUAL GEM-12 Revision #2
New York Department of Transportation