Commonly Used Acronyms

Commonly Used Acronyms

  • AAMVA - American Association of Motor Vehicle Administrators
  • AAN - American Association of Nurserymen
  • AAR - Association of American Railroads
  • AASHTO - American Association of State Highway Transportation Officials
  • ASTM - American Society of Testing Materials
  • ABC - Associated Builders and Contractors, Inc.
  • AC - Asphaltic Cement
  • ACI - American Concrete Institute
  • AGC - Associated General Contractors
  • AIA - American Institute of Architects
  • AISI - American Iron and Steel Institute
  • AISC - American Institute of Steel Construction, Inc.
  • AITC - American Institute of Timber Construction
  • ANSI - American National Standards Institute, Inc.
  • APWA - American Public Works Association
  • ARA - American Railway Association
  • AREA - American Railway Engineering Association
  • ARMA - Association of Records Managers and Administrators
  • ARTBA - American Road and Transportation Builders Association
  • ASCE - American Society of Civil Engineers
  • ASTM - American Society of Testing and Materials
  • BIA - Bureau of Indian Affairs
  • CADD - Computer-Aided Drafting and Design
  • CARS - Construction Automation Records System
  • CDL - Commercial Drivers License
  • CDLA - Commercial Drivers License Act
  • CDLIS - Commercial Drivers License Information System
  • COE - Corps of Engineers
  • CRS - County Rural Secondary
  • CRSI - Concrete Reinforcing Steel Institute
  • DBE - Disadvantaged Business Enterprise
  • DLCC - Drivers License Compact Commission
  • EA - Environmental Assessment
  • EIS - Environmental Impact Statement
  • EMC - Emergency Medical Care
  • EMT - Emergency Medical Technician
  • ETC - Emergency Trauma Care
  • FARS - Fatal Accident Reporting System
  • FAS - Federal Aid Secondary
  • FEMA - Federal Emergency Management Agency
  • FHWA - Federal Highway Administration
  • FMCOG - Fargo/Moorhead Council of Governments
  • FONSI - Finding of No Significant Impact
  • FRA - Federal Railroad Association
  • IR/WA - International Right of Way Association
  • MPO - Metropolitan Planning Organization
  • MUTCD - Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices
  • NACE - National Association of Corrosion Engineers
  • NACE - National Association of County Engineers
  • NACO - National Association of County Officials
  • NAGHSR - National Association of Governor's Highway Safety Representative
  • NCSPA - National Corrugated Steel Pipe Association
  • NDACo - North Dakota Association of Counties
  • NDCC - North Dakota Century Code
  • NDDOT - North Dakota Department of Transportation
  • NDR - National Driver Register
  • NHTSA - National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
  • NRVC - Non-Resident Violator's Compact
  • NSPE - National Society of Professional Engineers
  • PCA - Portland Cement Association
  • PCC - Portland Cement Concrete
  • PCI - Prestressed Concrete Institute
  • PI&E - Public Information and Education
  • PMRS - Position Management Reporting System
  • PS&E - Plans, Specifications and Estimates
  • PVC - Polyvinylchloride - PVC Pipe
  • RIMS - Roadway Information Management System
  • SG - Specific Gravity
  • SHPO - State Historic Preservation Officer
  • SSC - Support Services Contractor
  • TRB - Transportation Research Board
  • TRIP - The Road Information Program, Inc.
  • TS&L - Type, Size and Location
  • VRTS - Vehicle Registration and Title System
  • USDA - U.S. Department of Agriculture
  • USFWS - U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
  • VMA - Voids in Mineral Aggregate
  • WASHTO - Western Association of State Highway Transportation Officials