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Roadway Information Manual

​Picture of Manual CoverThis Roadway Information Manual describes information collected and managed in Ohio Department of Transportation’s Roadway Information System (RIS) that is maintained by the Transportation Information Management Section of the Office of Technical Services. The characteristics that serve to define the roadway are comprised of components referred to as Events and Attributes. These and other terms used in the Manual are described later in this document and defined in the Glossary. The Office of Technical Services is generally responsible for the methodology involving collection, processing, storage, and quality of the various roadway data elements.

Suggestions & Corrections
The Transportation Information Management Section of the Office of Technical Services of the Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) desires that this document be as useful as possible to those working with collecting and managing roadway information. Your suggestions for improvement, desired additions, and notice of errors or omissions are welcome. Please contact Vikki Hankus at Vikki.Hankus@dot.ohio.gov and remember to include Suggestions to the Roadway Information Manual in the email subject line.



Ian Kidner, GISP
Transportation Information Management(614) 752-5743

Victoria Hankus
GIMS Database Administrator(614) 752-5729


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