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Glossary of Terms
498 definitions by West Virginia Department of Transportation

AccessibleAccess PointsAccess TrailAcquisitionAggregateAlignmentAll-Terrain-VehicleAlternate TrailAmenitiesAmericans with Disabilities Act Accessibility GuidelinesAmericans with Disabilities Act of 1990AppraisalArchaeological Resources (Cultural, Heritage)Archaeological SiteArmoringAsphalt (Macadam)Assessment, Trail or CorridorAt-Grade CrossingAverage Trail Grade (Overall Trail Grade)Average Trail Segment GradeBackcountryBackcutBackfillBackslopeBallastBarrier-Free DesignBaseBase CourseBase MapBedBedrockBench CutBermBike Path (Bike Trail, Bikeway, Multi-use Path/Trail)BlazeBlaze, DoubleBlowdown (Windfall)BoardwalkBollardBorrowBorrow PitBraiding (Braided Trail)Bridleway (Bridle Path)BroadcastingBrushBrushingBrushing-in (Obliteration)Buffer (Buffer Zone)BushwhackCacheCairnCall BoxCampCanopyCatch PointCategorical ExclusionCausewayCenterlineCertificationCheck DamCircle of DangerClearingClearing Height (Vertical Clearance)Clearing Width (Limit)Climbing TurnClinometerCobble (Cobblestone)ColCollector DitchCompactionCondemnationConflict ResolutionConnectivityContour LinesContour TrailControl Points (Targets)Corridor, ScenicCorridor, TrailCourseCover (Ground Cover)Cribbing (Cribwall, Retaining Wall)Critical PointCross Section (Typical Cross Section or Typical)CrosswalkCrownCulvert, Cross DrainageCurb CutCurvilinearCushion MaterialCut and FillDaylightingDeadfallDe-BermingDecking (Flooring)DeclinationDesignated TrailDestination TrailDifficulty RatingDispersed RecreationDitching, SidehillDouble-Track TrailDownslopeDrainage, CrossDrainage DipDrainage Ditch (Ditching)Drainage, SheetDrainage, SurfaceDrain, CobbleDrains, FrenchDrawingsDrop-offDuff (Humus)Duty of CareEasementEasement, ConservationEasement, ConstructionEasement, MaintenanceEasement, RecreationEasement, ScenicEcotourismElevationElevationElliptical Triangle (Pregnant Triangle)EmbankmentEminent DomainEndangered SpeciesEnhancement FundsEntrenchmentEnvironmental AssessmentEnvironmental Impact StatementEphemeral (Creek)EquestrianErosionErosion ControlErosion, Gully (Gullying)Erosion, SheetExotic SpeciesExposureExtended TrailFall LineFall ZoneFaunaFeeder Path or TrailFee Simple AbsoluteFee Simple DeterminateFenceFill (Material)Fill SlopeFines, SoilFiscal YearFitness TrailFlaggingFlaglineFlags, PinFloodplainFloodwayFloraFlowFlushcutFly AshFootingFootpathFordFriction PileFriends of the TrailFrostbiteFull BenchGabion BasketsGateGatewayGeographic Information SystemGeotextile (Geo-Synthetic, Geofabric, Filter Fabric)GladeGlobal Positioning SystemGradeGrade, MaximumGrade Reversal, (Grade Dip, Grade Break, Drainage Dip, Rolling Dip, Coweeta Dip)Grade-Separated CrossingGrade, SustainedGrateGreenbeltGreen InfrastructureGreenspaceGreenwayGreenway, CommunityGreenway, ConservationGroundwater TableGrub/GrubbingGully (Gullying)HabitatHalf BenchHalf RuleHardeningHardening Block (Turf Support Block, Turf Stone, Grass Grid, Tri-Lock Blocks)HardhatHardpanHard Surface (Paved) TrailHazard Tree (Widow Maker)HeadwallHeat ExhaustionHeatstrokeHeightHelmetHigh Potential Site (Or Segment)HighwayHiker-Biker TrailHiking TrailHybrid TrailHypothermiaImpact FeeImpactsIndemnify (Indemnification)InfillInfrastructureIn-Kind ContributionsInside TurnsInslope (Insloping)IntermodalIntermodalismIntermodal Surface Transportation Efficiency Act of 1991InterpretationInterpretive Sign or DisplayInterpretive TrailIntersectionInvasive ExoticInviteeJunctionKiosk (Sign)KnickKnobLand and Water Conservation FundLand Management AgencyLand ManagerLandslideLand TrustLand UseLand Use PlanLeaseLeave No TraceLegal Public AccessLegislationLengthLiability (Liable)Limits of Acceptable ChangeLinkageLoad, DeadLoad, DesignLoad, LiveLog, TrailLoop TrailsMachine BuiltMagnetic NorthMaintenanceMaintenance (Annual)ManagementMaster PlanMaximum GradeMaximum Sustainable GradeMemorandum of Understanding/AgreementMicrotopographyMineral SoilMinor Field AdjustmentsMitigate (Mitigation)MonitorMotorizedMulchMultimodalMultiple Use AreaMultiple-Use (Multi-Use) TrailNational Environmental Policy ActNational Historic TrailNational Recreation AreaNational Recreation TrailNational Scenic AreaNational Scenic TrailNational Trails SystemNative SpeciesNatural Surface (Trail)Nature TrailNegative GradeNon-motorizedNoxious PlantObligateObstaclesOff-Highway VehicleOld GrowthOne Way Trail (Directional Use Trail)Open and FlowingOpen SpaceOperating and Maintenance CostsOptimum Location ReviewOrganic SoilOut and Back TrailsOutdoor Recreation Access RouteOutside TurnsOutslope (Outsloping)Parallel DitchingPark, LinearPartial BenchPath (Pathway)Paved DipPavementPeatPedestrianPercent of GradePierPitchPlan and Profile SheetsPlanimetric MapPondingPortage TrailPositive GradePotable (Water)Pre-FieldPreservationPrimary TrailsPrismPrivyPuncheon ( Bog Bridge )Put-in/Take-Out PointQuit-Claim DeedRadiusRailbankRail CorridorRailing (Handrail)Rail-Trail (Rail-to-Trail)Rail-with-TrailRavineRealignmentRebarReconnaissance (Recon)ReconstructionRecord of DecisionRecreationRecreational Carrying CapacityRecreational StockRecreational Trails ProgramRecreational Use StatueRecreation Opportunity SpectrumRecreation, Passive OutdoorRehabilitationRelocationRenovationRequest for ProposalRerouteRetaining Wall (Revetments, Cribbing)Reverse GradeRidgeRidgelineRight-of First RefusalRight of WayRight-of-WayRiparian Habitat (Riparian Zone)RiprapRise and RunRisk ManagementRolling Crown SwitchbackRolling Grade DipRunout (Outrun)Run (Running) PlankRutSaddleSafety HarnessScenic ViewScenic Viewpoint (Vista )ScopingScreeSecondary TrailsSegment (Passage)Shared UseSheetflowShelterShimsShoulderShuttleShy DistanceSidehillSidehillingSideslopeSide TrailsSidewalkSight LineSignSillSingle-Track TrailSingle Use TrailSinkholeSinksSkew AngleSkiing, Cross-country, (Nordic)Skills Area (Challenge Park)SkirtSlideSlopeSlope, CrossSlope, FillSlope, PercentSlope, RunningSloughSlumpSnowmobileSocial Trail (Wildcat Trail, Informal Trail)Soft Surface TrailSoilSoil Cement (Cement-Treated Base)Soil CompactionSoil StabilizerSoil TextureSpallSpecificationsSpine TrailSprawlSpur TrailStacked Loop TrailStakeholdersStakes, Grade or SlopeStakes, LineStandards, DesignStationStepStepping StonesStep, PinnedStewartshipStileStob (Stub)StreamStream CrossingStream, IntermittentStream, PerennialStringerStructureSub-BaseSub-GradeSubstrateSubsurface RightsSuper-Elevated (Bermed, Banked)Surface, Surfaced, SurfacingSustainabilitySustainable DevelopmentSustainable TrailsSwaleSwedish Safety Brush Axe (Also Known as a Sandvik)SwitchbackTackifierTakingTampingTechnicalTechnical Trail FeatureTen Percent Average GuidelineTerminusThru-Cut Climbing TurnTight and TechnicalTopographic MapTrailTrail Access InformationTrailbedTrail Difficulty Rating MethodTrailheadTrail SurveyTransportation EnhancementTransportation Equity Act for the 21st CenturyTravelwayTraverseTread CreepTread LightlyTread (Treadway)Tread WidthTreeTree Line (Timber Line)TrekTrespasserTrestleTrio MaintenanceTurnoutTurnpike (Turnpiking)Undulating TrailUnited States Geological Survey Topo (Topographic, Contour) MapUniversal DesignUniversal Trail Assessment ProcessUrbanUser FeeViewshedVolunteerWalkwayWall, RetainingWaterbarWatershedWater TableWetlandWheelchairWheel GuardWilderness Act of 1964Wilderness AreaWindchillWingZero-Mile MarkZiplineZoning
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Date
2014-08-20
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