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10/17/2014

* PLEASE NOTE: Division of Engineering offices (including Hydraulics, Pavement, Roadway, Structures, and Traffic Standards Engineering) now only issue updates for their publications in January and July. There are no October updates from these offices for their publications.

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Office of Construction Administration
The following Supplemental Specifications, Proposal Notes, and Supplements have been published per quarterly Specification and Standards Distribution effective 10-17-2014 for the 2013 C&MS:
 
Spec Number
Title
Effective Date
File Name
Designer Note
1013
Methods Of Testing Asphalt Emulsions
10/17/2014
1013_10172014_for_2013.pdf
 
1024
Method Of Testing Coarse Aggregates To Determine Susceptibility To D-Cracking
10/17/2014
1024_10172014_for_2013.pdf
 
1032
Asphalt Material Certification Requirements
10/17/2014
1032_10172014_for_2013.pdf
 
1045
Micro-Silica Certification
10/17/2014
1045_10172014_for_2013.pdf
 
1047
Product Evaluation And Approval Process
10/17/2014
1047_10172014_for_2013.pdf
 
1050
Prequalification Procedure For Portable Traffic Signals
10/17/2014
1050_10172014_for_2013.pdf
 
1061
Portable Changeable Message Sign Prequalification Procedure
10/17/2014
1061_10172014_for_2013.pdf
 
1072
Certification Procedure For Pressure Treated Lumber
10/17/2014
1072_10172014_for_2013.pdf
 
1126
Developing And Submitting A Portland Cement Concrete Mix Design For Acceptance
10/17/2014
1126_10172014_for_2013.pdf
 
840
Mechanically Stabilized Earth Wall
10/17/2014
840_10172014_for_2013.pdf
See details in document
863
Reinforced Soil Slopes
10/17/2014
863_10172014_for_2013.pdf
See details in document
869
High Load Multi Rotational (HLMR) Bearings
10/17/2014
869_10172014_for_2013.pdf
This specification is to be used on all projects that utilize high load multi-rotational bearing types (e.g. pot bearings or disc bearings)....see document
961
Portable Traffic Signals
10/17/2014
961_10172014_for_2013.pdf
 
800
REVISIONS TO THE 2013 CONSTRUCTION & MATERIAL SPECIFICATIONS
10/17/2014
CMS800_10172014_for_2013.pdf
The current revision date used on the Title Sheet should match the quarterly revision date that will be in effect when the Engineers Estimate is complete. This date is approximately 8 weeks prior to the Letting Date for the project.
520
Fuel Price Adjustment
10/17/2014
PN520_10172014_for_2013.pdf
This note is to be used on all projects that contain any of the categories of work listed in Table A-1 of this proposal note. Questions regarding this note should be directed to the Office of Construction Administration at 614-387-2173.
 
 
The new specifications can be found online here:

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ODOT CADD Standards:
 
The Ohio Department of Transportation, Office of CADD and Mapping Services, has released an update to the CADD Standards for October 17, 2014. Please note that the CADD Services webpage has been updated to a more compact design.
 
A listing of the CADD updates is available at:
 

 

 

  
7/18/2014

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Office of Hydraulic Engineering
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Office of Pavement Engineering
 

The Pavement Design Manual has been updated effective July 18, 2014.  The major changes are as follows

  •    New section 100 incorporating the former pavement design and selection policies.
  • Updated traffic factors in section 200 including a new lane factor for 4-lane facilities.
  • Updates to section 300 to match the 2013 C&MS.
  • Updates to section 400 to reflect the change from 446/448 pay items to the new 441 pay item.
  • Updates to section 700 to reflect the new pavement selection procedures.
  • Removal of Appendix A.
  • Updates to appendices B and C to reflect the other changes in the PDM.
 
The manual and the update can be accessed at:
 
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Traffic Standards Engineering:
 
  • To Holders of the Traffic Engineering Manual (TEM) and the Sign Designs and Markings Manual (SDMM):
 
As of July 18, 2014 these publications have been revised.
 
The TEM revision involves updates of the Title Sheet, preface materials, and Parts 2, 3, 4, 6, 8, 9, 11 and 14 of the TEM.
 
The SDMM revision involves updates of the Cover, Title Sheet, and Chapters for General, Regulatory, Warning, Directional, Information, Logo, Miscellaneous, TODS, School Area and TTC signs. The revision includes: 31 new designs and 46 revisions (including code number changes and editorial updates).
 
The updated publications and the separate revision sets are available from the ODOT Design Reference Resource Center (DRRC) http://www.dot.state.oh.us/drrc/Pages/default.aspx , or from the Office of Roadway Engineering’s Traffic Standards website at http://www.dot.state.oh.us/Divisions/Engineering/Roadway/DesignStandards/traffic/Pages/default.aspx. The Revision Sets includes detailed Revision Logs.
 
The SDMM is actually referenced as a part of the TEM (Section 295-2). If you use the DRRC website to access the SDMM, please be aware that in the alphabetical listing on the DRRC it appears with the TEM.
 
The Manuals and Revision Set is set up to print double-sided sheets.
 
Per ODOT policy, revisions will only be available via the web pages noted above.
  • To Holders of the Ohio Manual of Uniform Traffic Control Devices (OMUTCD):
    • An update of the Known Errors List for the 2012 OMUTCD has been posted to the OMUTCD website. It can be viewed by going to the OMUTCD website at www.dot.state.oh.us/omutcd. Scroll down to the view labeled “2012 OMUTCD – Known Errors” and click on the pdf file icon to open the file.
 
 
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Office of Roadway Engineering
 
  •  To:  Holders of the Traffic Standard Construction Drawings (SCDs) and Plan Insert Sheets (PISs)

As of July 18, 2014, twenty-five (25) SCDs have been revised and one (1) new one has been introduced.

 
In addition, three (3) PISs have been revised, and thirty-three (33) others have been reformatted using ORE CADD standards with no significant content changes made. 
 
The Index Sheets for the SCDs and PISs have been updated as well.  
 
The updated drawings and a separate revision package are available from ODOT’s Design Reference Resource Center (http://www.dot.state.oh.us/drrc/), or from the Office of Roadway Engineering’s website at http://www.dot.state.oh.us/Divisions/Engineering/Roadway/DesignStandards/traffic/SCD/Pages/default.aspx
 
The revision package includes a detailed Revision Log.
 
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Office of Construction Administration
The following Supplemental Specifications, Proposal Notes, and Supplements have been published per quarterly Specification and Standards Distribution effective 7-18-2014 for the 2013 C&MS:
 
Spec Number
Title
Effective Date
File Name
Designer Note
PN 420
Surface Smoothness Requirements For Pavements
7/18/2014
This note should be used on all paving projects when: 1. The project is at least 1 centerline mile long (both divided and undivided highways); 2. The design speed is 50 miles per hour or greater; and one of the following applies: See Designer Note
PN 470
Thin Lift Asphalt Surface Smoothness Requirements
7/18/2014
Use this proposal note for all night paving projects or when the District determines smoothness is required for non-night paving projects and the pavement thickness is less than the minimum specified in PN 420. Projects where this note may not be desired.
800
REVISIONS TO THE 2013 CONSTRUCTION & MATERIAL SPECIFICATIONS
7/18/2014
The current revision date used on the Title Sheet should match the quarterly revision date that will be in effect when the Engineers Estimate is complete. This date is approximately 8 weeks prior to the Letting Date for the project.
809
Intelligent Transportation System (ITS) Devices And Components
7/18/2014
This specification shall be used for any project that contains INTELLIGENT TRANSPORTATION SYSTEM (ITS) DEVICES AND COMPONENTS.
813
Luminaire, Solid-State (LED)
7/18/2014
Use this specification on all projects that include Highway Lighting that will be using LED luminaires. Contact Kevin Duemmel for approval to use this specification.
823
Light Traffic Asphalt Mixture Composition Requirements
7/18/2014
This item is for use in locations with little or no truck traffic (<50 trucks per day).  Locations where this item may be used include state park roads, parking lots, driveways, and bike paths.  This item is not for use on any state highway.
826
Asphalt Concrete With Fibers
7/18/2014
This product can be selectively applied as an anti-rutting treatment according to the High Stress Guidelines Appendix B of the Pavement Design Manual. The guidelines in the Pavement Design Manual for 441 and 442 mixes with 448-acceptance apply.
833
Conduit Renewal Using Spray Applied Structural Liner
7/18/2014
This specification may be used for relining existing conduit that is 36-inch diameter or greater in size  Contact the manufacturers for the required thickness of the liner.  Contact the Hydraulic Section of the Office of Structural Engineering
840
Mechanically Stabilized Earth Wall
7/18/2014
This Supplemental Specification (SS) is to be included on all projects using MSE Walls. See the Bridge Design Manual for technical design information.
857
Asphalt Concrete With Gilsonite
7/18/2014
This item is a highly rut-resistant mix intended for use in high stress areas. Use the 12.5mm mix if there are greater than 1500 trucks in the opening day traffic. Use 446 acceptance if the quantity is 250 tons or greater. Otherwise Use 448 acceptance.
859
Asphalt Concrete with Verglimit
7/18/2014
This item is designed to assist with de-icing in certain temperature ranges and has usually been applied on bridge decks.
913
Luminaire, Solid-State (LED)
7/18/2014
None
1015
Compaction of Unbound Materials
7/18/2014
None
1047
Pavement Marking Materials Product Evaluation And Approval Process
7/18/2014
None
1104
Model 2070E Controller with 2070-1E CPU Prequalification Procedure
7/18/2014
None
1114
Luminaires, Solid-State (LED) Approved List Qualification Procedure
7/18/2014
None
1120
Mixture Design For Chemically Stabilized Soils
7/18/2014
None
1121
Certification Of Nuclear Density/Moisture Gauges And Operators
7/18/2014
None
 
 
The new specifications can be found online here:
 
ODOT employees can find all documents on the O:\Drive:    
 
PLEASE BE ADVISED OF THE SPECIAL SS800 IMPLEMENTATION GUIDELINES REGARDING THE 446/448 TO 441 PAY ITEMS.
 
 
 
Office of CADD and Mapping Services
  • ODOT Location and Design Volume 3 and Sample Plan

    The Ohio Department of Transportation, Office of CADD and Mapping Services, has revised the Location and Design Manual, Volume 3 and Sample Plans.

The L&D Volume 3 files are available at the following link:  http://www.dot.state.oh.us/Divisions/Engineering/CADDMapping/volume3/Pages/ld3.aspx

The Sample Plan files are available at the following link: http://www.dot.state.oh.us/Divisions/Engineering/CaddMapping/sample_plans/Pages/sample_plans.aspx

 
  • ODOT CADD Standards:
 
The Ohio Department of Transportation, Office of CADD and Mapping Services, has released an update to the CADD Standards for July 18, 2014. Please note that the CADD Services webpage has been updated to a more compact design.
 
A listing of the CADD updates is available at:
 
Meeting Notice:
The Office of CADD and Mapping Services will be hosting a Consultant Users Group meeting to present upcoming changes to MicroStation and GEOPAK Standards as we move forward to MicroStation SS3 and OpenRoads Technology. The meeting will be held August 5th, 2014 in the ODOT Central Office Auditorium, 1980 West Broad St, Columbus OH.   
To see the agenda, click Here
 
If you have any questions about ODOT's MicroStation and GEOPAK CADD Standards, please contact the CADD Support Team or Submit a Question.
 
 
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Office of Roadway Standards
  • The following changes have been made to the Location & Design Manual Volume 1:
 

Section 600 - Roadside Design- language added that concrete sealers are not required for concrete barrier, language added to clarify the definition of work zone impact attenuators, and the glare screen requirements have been changed.

 
Section 800 Access Control, R/W Use Permits and Drive Design -  Driveway Pavement material updated to match Construction and Material Specifications, Figure 803-3 updated for ADA compliance.
 
The Roadside Safety Landscaping Guidelines are no longer a separate appendix, but have now been made into Section 900.  Information for Roundabout Landscaping was also added.
 
Appendix B - Pavement Material for paving under guardrail was updated to match Construction & Material Specifications. 
 
 
  • The following Roadway Standard Construction Drawings have been revised:
 
BP-7.1, New Curb Ramps - a new perpendicular layout was added, clarifications made to the detectable warning alignment, as well as other language clarification F-3.2, Walk Gates - Formatting only, no content changes MGS-2.3, Midwest Guardrail System Long Span Guardrail - How the dimensions and pay limits were shown have been modified for clarification, no changes were made to the actual design of the system.
MGS-2.4, Midwest Guardrail System Socketed Weak Post Attached to Headwall - There was a typo on the bolt hole dimension of the S3x5.7 post which has been corrected.
MGS-3.1, Midwest Guardrail System MGS Bridge Terminal Assembly Type 1 - language added to allow the system to utilize existing bolt holes on existing walls & parapets.
RM-1.1, Roadway Monuments - Monument Cap and Rod dimensions were updated RM-4.3, Single Slope Barrier Types B, C, B1 & C1 - Light Pole foundation Length quantity updated RM-4.4, Single Slope Barrier Transitions - note updated to match Construction & Material Specifications RM-4.5, Single Slope Barrier Type D - formatting only - no content changes RM-5.1, Steel Bollards  - formatting only - no content changes RM-6.1, Concrete Parking Block Detail - formatting only - no content changes RM-7.1, Drilled Water Well Abandoned - formatting only - no content changes
 
 
The Office of Pavement Engineering also updated SCD's BP-2.3 and BP-3.1 which can be found here:
 
 
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Office of Structural Engineering
 

Revised Standard Bridge Drawings NBS-1-09 and SICD-1-96; New Standard Bridge Drawing SICD-2-14; and New Design Data Sheet & SICDD-2-14 are now available.

 

These drawings may be downloaded at no cost from the Office of Structural Engineering home page: http://www.dot.state.oh.us/divisions/Engineering/structures/Pages/default.aspx

 

  
4/18/2014
The Office of CADD & Mapping Services has revised the CADD Engineering Standards Manual. Click here for details.
The Office of CADD & Mapping Services has revised the CADD Support and Standards for MicroStation & GEOPAK. Click here for details.
The Office of CADD & Mapping Services has issued revisions to the Location & Design Manual, Volume 3. Click here for details.
The Office of CADD & Mapping Services has issued revisions to the Sample Plan files. Click here for details.
The Office of Roadway Engineering has revised Plan Insert Sheets. Click here to view.
The Office of Roadway Engineering has issued revisions to the Roadway Standard Construction Drawings. Click here for details.
 
  
1/17/2014

 January 17, 2014

The Office of CADD & Mapping Services has revised the CADD Engineering Standards ManualClick here for details.
The Office of CADD & Mapping Services has revised the CADD Support and Standards for MicroStation & GEOPAKClick here for details.
The Office of CADD & Mapping Services has issued revisions to the Location & Design Manual, Volume 3Click here for details.
The Office of CADD & Mapping Services has issued revisions to the Sample Plan filesClick here for details.
The Office of Roadway Engineering has revised Plan Insert SheetsClick here to view.
The Office of Roadway Engineering has issued revisions to the Traffic Engineering Manual.  Click here for details.​The Office of Roadway Engineering has issued revisions to the Location & Design Manual Volume 1: Roadway DesignClick here for details.
The Office of Roadway Engineering has issued revisions to the Roadway Standard Construction Drawings.  Click here for details.
The Office of Structural Engineering has issued revisions to ODOT Bridge Design Manual and Standard Bridge Drawings. Click here for details.
The Office of Hydraulic Engineering, has revised the Hydraulic Standard Construction Drawings. Click here for details 
  
4/19/2013

April 19, 2013

The Office of CADD & Mapping Services has revised the CADD Engineering Standards Manual.  Click here for details.
The Office of CADD & Mapping Services has revised the CADD Support and Standards for MicroStation & GEOPAK.  Click here for details.
The Office of CADD & Mapping Services has issued revisions to the Location & Design Manual, Volume 3.  Click here for details.
The Office of Estimating has revised the Cost Estimation Support Manual. Click here for details.
The Office of Roadway Engineering has revised Plan Insert Sheets.  Click here to view.
The Office of Roadway Engineering has issued revisions to the Traffic Engineering Manual.  Click here for details.​
  
2/12/2013

February 12, 2013

The Office of CADD & Mapping Services has issued a CADD Standards Special Update to the CADD Support and Standards for MicroStation and GEOPAK.  Click here for details.
  
1/18/2013

January 18, 2013

The Office of CADD & Mapping Services has issued revisions for the CADD Engineering Standards Manual.  Click here for details.
The Office of CADD & Mapping Services has issued revisions for the CADD Support and Standards for MicroStation and GEOPAK. 
Click here for details.
The Office of Hydraulic Engineering has revised the Location and Design Manual, Volume 2. Click here to view.
The Office of Hydraulic Engineering has issued revisions to the Standard Construction Drawings.  Click here for details.
The Office of Roadway Engineering Services has issued revisions to the Location and Design Manual, Volume 1. 
Click here for details.
The Office of Roadway Engineering Services has revised the Roadway Standard Construction Drawings.  Click here to view.
The Office of Roadway Engineering Services has revised the Traffice Standard Construction Drawings.  Click here to view.
The Office of Roadway Engineering Services has revised the Traffic Engineering Manual.  Click here for details.
The Office of Roadway Engineering Services has revised Roadway's Plan Insert Sheets.  Click here for details.
The Office of Roadway Engineering Services has revised Traffic's Plan Insert Sheets.  Click here for details.
 
  
10/19/2012

October 19, 2012

The Office of CADD & Mapping Services has issued revisions for the CADD Engineering Standards Manual.  Click here for details.
The Office of CADD & Mapping Services has issued revisions for the CADD Support and Standards for MicroStation and GEOPAK.  Click here for details.
The Office of Hydraulics has made revisions to the Culvert Management Manual.  Click here for details. 
The Office of Traffic Engineering has issued revisions to the Traffic Engineering Manual.  Click here to view.
The Office of Traffic Engineering has revised the Sign Design Manual.  Click here to view.
The Office of Traffic Engineering has revised the Standard Construction Drawings.  Click here for details.
The Office of Traffic Engineering has issued revisions to the Plan Insert Sheets.  Click here to view. 
  
7/20/2012

July 20, 2012

The Office of Production has revised the CADD Support and Standards for MicroStation & GEOPAK.  Click here for details.
The Office of Production has revised the Location & Design Manual, Volume 3.  Click here for details.
The Office of Traffic Engineering has revised Plan Insert Sheets.  Click here to view.
The Office of Traffic Engineering has issued revisions to the Traffic Engineering Manual.  Click here for details.
The Office of Traffic Engineering has issued revisions to the Standard Construction Drawings.  Click here to view.
The Office of Traffic Engineering revised the Sign Design Manual.  Click here for details.
The Office of Roadway Engineering has issued revisions to the Standard Construction Drawings.  Click here for details.
The Office of Roadway Engineering has revised the Bridge Design Manual.  Click here for details.
The Office of Hydraulic Engineering has revised the Location & Design Manual, Volume 2.  Click here to view.
The Office of Hydraulic Engineering has updated the Hydraulic Standard Construction Drawings.  Click here for details.​
  
4/20/2012

April 20, 2012 

The Office of Production has updated the CADD Engineering Standards Manual.  Click here for details.
The Office of Production has updated the CADD Support & Standards for MicroStation & GEOPAK.  Click here for details.
The Office of Traffic Engineering has issued revisions to the Traffic Engineering Manual.  Click here for details.
The Office of Traffic Engineering has revised the Sign Design Manual.  Click here to view.
The Office of Traffic Engineering has issued revisions to the Standard Construction Drawings.  Click here for details.
The Office of Traffic Engineering has revised Plan Insert Sheets.  Click here to view.
The Office of Construction Administration has revised Supplemental Specifications and Proposal notes.  Click here for details. 
  
1/20/2012

January 20, 2012

The Office of Traffic Engineering has has published the 2012 OMUTCD.  Click here to view.
The Office of Traffic Engineering has issued revisions to the Traffic Engineering Manual.  Click here for details.
The Office of Traffic Engineering has issued revisions to the Sign Design Manual.  Click here to view.
The Office of Traffic Engineering has revised Standard Construction Drawings.  Click here for details.
The Office of Traffic Engineering has issued revisions to Plan Insert Sheets.  Click here to view.http://www.dot.state.oh.us/Divisions/Engineering/Production/CADD/Pages/default.aspx
The Office of Production has revised the CADD Engineering Standards Manual.  Click here to view.
The Office of Production has revised the CADD Support and Standards for MicroStation & GEOPAK.  Click here for details.
The Office of Real Estate has updated the Real Estate Policies and Procedures Manual:  Acquisition Manual.  Click here for details.
The Office of Real Estate has updated the Real Estate Policies and Procedures Manual:  Appraisal.  Click here to view.
The Office of Structural Engineering has updated the Bridge Design Manual.  Click here for details.
The Office of Pavement Engineering has updated the Pavement Design Manual.  Click here for details.
The Office of Hydraulics has updated the Location & Design Manual, Volume 2.  Click here to view.
The Office of Geotechnical Engineering has updated the Geotechnical Bulletin 1 (GB1) Plan Subgrades, GB 1 Subgrade Analysis Spreadsheet, and Specifications for Geortechnical Explorations (SGE).  Click here for details.
  
10/21/2011

October 21, 2011

The Office of Pavement Engineering has updated Appendix A of the Pavement Design Manual with the new/current Pavement Selection Policy and Standard Procedure.  Click here for details.
The Office of Hydraulics has updated three Standard Construction Drawings.  Click here for details.
The Office of Hydraulics has updated the Location & Design Manual.  Click here for details.
The Office of Production has updated the CADD Engineering Standards Manual.  Click here to view.
The Office of Production has updated the CADD Support & Standards for MicroStation & GEOPAK.  Click here for to view.
The Office of Production has removed the following categories...GEOPAK Road & Survey Downloads and GEOPAK Road Training Guide.
The Office of Structural Engineering has posted revisions to the Bridge Design Manual.  Click here to view.
The Office Structural Engineering has revised the Standard Bridge Drawings.  Click here for details.
The Office of Traffic Engineering has revised Plan Insert Sheets.  Click here for details.
The Office of Traffic Engineering has revised Standard Construction Drawings.  Click here for details.
The Office of Traffic Engineering has revised the Sign Design Manual.  Click here for details.
The Office of Traffic Engineering has revised the Traffic Engineering Manual.  Click here for details.​
  
7/15/2011

July 15, 2011

The Office of Traffic Engineering has issued revisions to Plan Insert Sheets.  Click here for details.
The Office of Traffic Engineering has revised the Traffic Engineering Manual.  Click here for details.
The Office of Traffic Engineering has revised the Sign Design Manual.  Click here for details.
The Office of Traffic Engineering has revised the Standard Construction Drawings.  Click here for details.
The Office of Production has issued revisions to the CADD Engineering Standards Manual.  Click here to view.
The Office of Production has issued revisions to the CADD Support & Standards for MicroStation & GEOPAK.  Click here for details.
The Office of Production has revised the GEOPAK Road & Survey Downloads.  Click here for details.
The Office of Production has issued revisions to the GEOPAK Road Training Guide.  Click here for details.
The Office of Production has revised the Location & Design Manual, Volume 3.  Click here for details.
The Office of Structural Engineering has released revisions to the Standard Bridge Drawings.  Click here to view.
The Office of Structural Engineering has revised the Bridge Design Manual.  Click here for details.
The Office of Geotechnical Engineering had revised GB:1  Plan Subgrades and GB1:  Specification for Geotechnical Explorations.  Click here for details.
The Office of Hydraulic Engineering has issued revisions to the Location & Design Manual, Volume 2.  Click here for details.
The Office of Roadway Engineering has updated the Location & Design Manual, Volume 1.  Click here for details.
The Office of Roadway Engineering has revisions to the Standard Construction Drawings.  Click here to view.
The Office of Construction Administration has issued revisions to Proposal Notes and Supplemental Specifications.  Click here for details.​
  
4/15/2011

April 15, 2011

The Office Geotechnical Engineering has revised GB 1:  Plan Subgrades.  Click here to view.
The Office of Geotechnical Engineering has added new document GB 7:  Drilled shaft Landslide Stabilization Design.  Click here to view.
The Office of Production has revised the CADD Engineering Standards Manual.  Click here for details.
The Office of Production has revised the CADD Support & Standards for MicroStation & GEOPAK.  Click here for details.
The Office of Production has issued revisions to the GEOPAK Road & Survey Downloads.  Click here for details.
The Office of Production has revised the Location & Design Manual, Volume 3.  Click here for details.
The Office of Production has issued revisions to Sample Plan Sheets.  Click here for details.
The Office of Production has updated the Real Estate Policies and Procedures Manual:  Right of Way Plans.  Click here for details.
The Office of Structural Engineering has updated Standard Bridge Drawings. Click here for details.
The Office of Traffic Engineering has issued revisions to the Traffic Engineering Manual.  Click here for details.
The Office of Traffic Engineering has made revisions to the Standard Construction Drawings.  Click here for details.
The Office of Traffic Engineering has made revisions to Plan Insert Sheets.  Click here for details.
The Office of Real Estate has updated the Real Estate Policies and Procedures Manual: Aquisition Manual.  Click here for details. 
The Office of Construction Management has revised Supplemental Specifications and Proposal Notes.  Click here for details.
  
1/21/2011

January 21, 2011 

The Office of Traffic Engineering has revised the Traffic Engineering Manual.  Click here for details.
The Office of Traffic Engineering has revised the Sign Design Manual.  Click here for details.
The Office of Traffic Engineering has issued revisions to Standard Construction Drawings and Plan Insert Sheets.  Click here to view.
The Office of Structures has revised Standard Bridge Drawings.  Click here to view.
The Office of Structures has revised the Location & Design Manual, Volume 2.  Click here for details.
The Office of Construction Administration has revised Supplemental Specifications and Proposal Notes.  Click here for details.
The Office of Production has revised the Location & Design Manual, Volume 3.  Click here to view.
The Office of Roadway Engineering has revised the Location & Design Manual, Volume 1.  Click here to view.
The Office of Roadway Engineering has revised the Standard Construction Drawings.  Click here for details.
The Office of Production has revised the Design Build Scope.  Click here for details.
The Office Geotechnical Engineering has issued revisions to the Specifications for Geotechnical Explorations (SGE) and Geotechnical Bulletin GB 2:  Special Benching and Sidehill Embankment Fills.  They are also issuing New Geotechnical Bulletin GB 6:  Shear Strength of Proposed Embankments.  Click here for details.
The Office of Production has issued revisions to the GEOPAK Road & Survey Downloads and the GEOPAK Road Training Guide.  Click here for details.
The Office of Production has revised the CADD Support & Standards for MicroStation & GEOPAK.  Click here to view. 
  
10/15/2010

October 15, 2010

The Office of Construction Administration has revisions for Proposal Notes and Supplemental Specifications.  Click Here for details.
The Office of Roadway Engineering has issued revisions to the Roadway Standard Construction Drawings.  Click Here for details.
The Office of Roadway Engineering has updated their Location & Design, Volume 1 Manual.  Click Here for details.
The Office of Aerial Engineering has updated the Mapping and Survey Specification Manual.  Click Here for details.
The Office of Production has revised the Location and Design Manual, Volume 3.  Click here for details.
The Office of Structural Engineering has revised the Location and Design Manual, Volume 2.  Click here for details.
The Office of Production has revisions to the CADD Support and Standards for MicroStation & GEOPAK.  Click here for details.
The Office of Production has issued revisions to GEOPAK Road and Survey Downloads.  Click Here to view.
The Office of Structural Engineering has issued revision to the Bridge Design Manual. Click Here to view.
The Office of Traffic Engineering has issued revisions to Standard Construction Drawings.  Click Here to view.
The Office of Traffic Engineering has issued revisions to the Traffic Engineering Manual.  Click Here for details.
The Office of Traffic Engineering has issued revisions to the Sign Design Manual.  Click Here for details.​
  
7/16/2010

July 16, 2010

The Office of Production has revised the Design Build Manual.  Click here for details.
The Office of Production has issued revisions to the Project Development Process Manual.  Click here for details.
The Office of Production has revised the Location & Design Manual, Volume 3.  Click here to view details.
The Office of Production has updated the Sample Plan Sheets.  Click here for details.
The Office of Production has updated the CADD Engineering Standards Manual.  Click here for details.
The Office of Production has updated the CADD Support & Standards for MicroStation & GEOPAK.  Click here to view.
The Office of Production has updated GEOPAK Road and Survey Downloads.  Click here for details.
The Office of Construction Administration has published Supplemental Specifications.  Click here to view.
The Office of Production has some added some updates to the Right of Way Manual, Section 3100 and the Appendices.  Click here for details.
The Office of Geotechnical Engineering has updated GB1 Plan Subgrades. %3ow/Pages/ROW_Manual_Revision_History.aspx">Click here for details.
The Office of Geotechnical Engineering has updated GB1 Plan Subgrades.  Click here for details.
The Office of Traffic Engineering has revised Standard Construction Drawings.  Click here for details.
The Office of Traffic Engineering has issued revisions to the Traffic Engineering Manual.  Click here to view. 
The Office of Traffice Engineering has revised Plan Insert Sheets.  Click here for details.
The Office of Geotechnical Engineering has updated the GB1:  Subgrade Analysis Spreadsheet.  Click here for details.​
  
4/16/2010

April 16, 2010

The Office of Production has revised the CADD Engineering Standards Manual.  Click here for details.
The Office of Production has issued revisions for the CADD Support and Standards for MicroStation and GEOPAK.  Click here to view.
The Office of Production has revised the GEOPAK Road and Survey Downloads and GEOPAK Road Training Guide.  Click here for details.
The Office of Geotechnical Engineering has posted a new copy of the Specifications for Geotechnical Engineering.  Click here to view.
The Office of Roadway Engineering has revised the Roadway Standard Construction Drawings.  Click here for details.
The Office of Construction Management has issued revisions to Proposal Notes and Supplemental Specifications.  Click here for details.
The Office of Structures has issued revisions to the Bridge Design Manual.  Click here for details.
The Office of Structures has issued revisions to the Location & Design Manual, Volume 2.  Click here for details.
  
2/1/2010

February 1, 2010

The Office of Traffic Engineering has revised their Standard Construction Drawings as well as their Plan Insert Sheets.  Click here to view.
The Office of Structures has revised the Bridge Inventory Manual to Bridge Inventory Coding Guide as well as other revisions.  Click here to view.
The Office of Production has issued revisions to the CADD Engineering Standards Manual.  Click here for details.
The Office of Production has issued revisions to the CADD Support and Standards for MicroStation and GEOPAK.  Click here for details.
The Office of Production has issued revisions to the GEOPAK Road and Survey Downloads. Click here to view.
The Office of Structures had revised the Bridge Design Manual, January 2004. the Bridge Design Manual, July 2007, and Standard Bridge Drawings.  Click here for details.
The Office of Structural Engineering has issued revisions to the Location & Design Manual, Volume 2.  Click here to view.
The office of Roadway Engineering has updated the Location & Design Manual, Volume 1.  Click here to view.
  
5/5/2009

May 5, 2009

The Office of Construction Administration has published one Supplemental Specification.  Click here for details.​

  
4/17/2009

April 17, 2009

The Office of Estimating has posted the lastest version of "ODOT's Procedure for Construction Budget Estimating."  Click here to view.

The Office of Structural Engineering has issued revisions to their Standard Construction drawings.  Click here for details.
 
The Office of Structural Engineering has revised the Location and Design Manual, Volume 2.  Click here for details.
 
The Office of Production has issued revisions to the CADD Engineering Standards Manual.  Click here for details.
 

The Office of Production has issued revisions to the CADD Support & Standards for MicroStation and GEOPAK. Click here for details.

The Office of Production has issued revisions for the GEOPAK Road and Survey Downloads.  Click here for details.

The Office of Construction Administration has revised Suppelmental Specification and Proposal Notes.  Click here for details.

The Office of Traffic Engineering has published revisions to the Traffic Engineering Manual.  Click here to view.

The Office of Traffic Engineering has published revisions to the Sign Design Manual. Click here to view.

The Office of Traffic Engineering has published revisions to the Standard Construction Drawings.  Click here to view.

The Office of Traffic Engineering has issued revisions to the Design Build Scope Document.  Click here for details.

  
3/6/2009

March 6, 2009

The Office of Traffic Engineering has released an early publishing - TC-85.20 and 85.21, and TEM Section 240-4.3.  Click here for details and here for TEM.

  
2/2/2009

February 2 2009

The Office of Traffic Engineering has updated the Traffic Engineering Manual.  Click here for details.

  
1/23/1999

January 23, 2009

The Office of Production has issued revisions to the Design-Build Scope Documents.  Click here for details. 

  
1/16/2008

January 16, 2009

The Office of Roadway Engineering has published one Standard Construction Drawing.  Click Here for details.

The Office of Structural Engineering has published revisions for the Bridge Design Manual, January 2004.  Click here for details.
 The Office of Structural Engineering has also published revisions for the Bridge Design Manual, July 2007.  Click Here for details.
The Office of Structural Engineering has revised the Standard Bridge Drawing Manual.  Click here to view.
The Office of Production has issued revisions to the CADD Engineering Standards Manual and the GEOPAK Road & Survey Downloads.  Click here for details.
The Office of Production has revised the CADD Support & Standards for MicroStation and GEOPAK.  Click here to view.
The Office of Traffic Engineering has issued revisions to their Standard Construction Drawings.  Click here for details. 
The Office of Traffic Engineering has revised Plan Insert Sheets.  Click here to view. 
The Office of Geotechnical Engineering has added new Geohazard Sample Plan Sheets to the Specifications for Geotechnical Exploration Manual.  Click here to view.
  
11/4/2008
November 4, 2008

The Office of Geotechnical Engineering has updated GB 2:  Special Benching and Sidehill Embankment Fills.  Click here for details. 

  
10/17/2008

October 17, 2008 

The Office of Production has updated Section 1300 of the Location & Design Manual, Volume 3.  Click here to view.
 
The Office of Production has issued revisions to the CADD Engineering Standards Manual.  Click here for details.
 
The Office of Production has issued revisions to the CADD Support and Standards for MicroStation and GEOPAK.  Click here for details.
 
The Office of Production has issued revisions to the GEOPAK Road and Survey Downloads.  Click here for details.
 
The Office of Traffic Engineering has issued revisions to the Traffic Engineering Manual.   Click here to view.
 
The Office of Traffic Engineering has issued revisions to the Sign Design Manual.  Click here for details.
  
7/18/2008

July 18, 2008

The Office of Estimating has updated their bid history catalogs.  Click here for details.
 
The Office of Geotechnical Engineering has updated the Specifications for Geotechnical Explorations.  Click here for details.
 
The Office of Roadway Engineering Services has revised the Roadway Standard Construction Drawings.  Eight drawings have been revised.  Click here for details.
 
The Office of Structures has issued revisions for the following publications:  Bridge Design Manual, January 2004, Bridge Design Manual, July 2007, and Standard Bridge Drawings.  Click here to view.
 
The Office of Construction Administration has updated Supplemental Specifications.  Click here for details. 
 
The Office of Roadway Engineering has updated the Location & Design Manual, Volume 1.  Click here for details.
 
The Office of Pavement Engineering has issued updates to the Pavement Design & Rehabilitation Manual which also includes shortening the name from Pavement Design & Rehabilitation Manual to Pavement Design Manual or PDM.  Click here to view.
 
The Office of Production has issued revisions to the CADD Engineering Standards Manual. Click here for details.
 
The Office of Production has also issued revisions to the following:  CADD Standards (MicroStation and GEOPAK), GEOPAK Road Downloads, and GEOPAK Survey Downloads.  Click here for details.
 
The Office of Traffic Engineering has revisions to the Traffic Engineering Manual as well as some Sign Design Revisions.  Click here to view.
The Office of Traffic Engineering has issued revisions to Plan Insert Sheets.  Click here to view.
The Office of Traffic Engineering will be deleting some Standard Construction Drawings.  Click here for details.
  
5/12/2008

May 12, 2008

The Office of Local Projects has updated the Locally Administered Transportation Projects - Manual of Procedures.​

  
4/18/2008

April 18, 2008

The Office of Construction Administration has updated Proposal Notes and Supplemental Specifications for the 2008 CMS.  

The Office of Construction Administration has issued revisions to Proposal Notes and Supplemental Specification for the 2005 CMS.  

The Office of Geotechnical Engineering has updated GB5:  Geotechnical Submission Guidelines, Geotechnical Engineering Checklists, and add new GB9:  Geotechnical Software.  

The Office of Production has updated the Location & Design Manual, Volume 3.  

The Office of Production has revised the CADD Engineering Standards Manual.  

The Office of Production has issued revisions for the following:  CADD Standards (MicroStation and GEOPAK), GEOPAK Road Downloads, and GEOPAK Survey Downloads.  

The Office of Structural Engineering, Hydraulics section has posted revisions to the Location & Design Manual, Volume 2.  

The Office of Structural Engineering has issued a revision to the Standard Bridge Drawings.  

The Office of Traffic Engineering has posted a new Plan Insert Sheet (209940, Traffic Control for Post Chip Seal Operations).  

The Office of Traffic Engineering has posted revisions to the Traffic Engineering Manual.​

  
2/14/2008

February 14, 2008

The Office of Estimating has updated the ODOT Procedure for Construction Budget Estimating. 

  
1/18/2008

January 18, 2008

The 2008 CMS along with associated Supplemental Specifications, Proposal Notes, Item Master data, Design Conversion Guidelines and a revised General Summary mdl have been released.  Additional details are available on the 2008 CMS Conversion webpage.  

The Office of Production has updated the Location & Design Manual, Volume 3.  

The Office of Production has rescinded Sample Plan Sheet, Standard Drafting Guidelines.  These guidelines have been incorporated into the Location & Design Manual, Section 1200.  

The Office of Production has updated the following MicroStation/GEOPAK CADD Standards:  CADD Standards (MicroStation and GEOPAK), GEOPAK Road Downloads and GEOPAK Survey Downloads.  

The Office of Traffic Engineering has issued revisions to the Traffic Engineering Manual and the Sign Design Manual.  

The Office of Traffic Engineering has issued revisions to their Standard Construction Drawings as well as their Plan Insert Sheets.  

The Office of Structural Engineering has issued a revision to the Bridge Design Manual, January 2004.  

The Office of Structural Engineering, Hydraulics Section has revised the Location and Design Manual, Volume 2. 

  
1/7/2008

January 7, 2008

The Office of Geotechnical Engineering has updated "GB2:  Special Benching and Sidehill Embankment Fills."  ​

  
12/7/2007

December 7, 2007

The Office of Estimating has posted a new inflation calculator to Estimating's website in the "Trends and Forecast" section.  The new calculator uses only the business plan inflation values provided in the 2008 & 2009 Business Plan.​

  
10/19/2007

October 19, 2007

The Office of Structural Engineering has issued revisions to Standard Bridge Drawings.  

The Office of Structural Engineering has revised the Bridge Design Manual, January 2004 and Bridge Design Manual, July 2007.  

The Office of Traffic Engineering has posted revisions to the Traffic Engineering Manual and the Standard Design Manual.  

The Office of Traffic Engineering has issued revisions to their Standard Construction Drawings and Plan Insert Sheets.  

The Office of Production has issued revisions to the following:  CADD Standards (MicroStation & GEOPAK), GEOPAK Road Downloads, and GEOPAK Survey Downloads.  

The Office of Pavement Engineering has updated the Pavement Design & Rehabilitation Manual.  

The Office of Construction Management has posted updates to the Supplemental Specifications and Proposal Notes.  

The Office of Structural Engineering, Hydraulics Section has posted revisions to the Location & Design Manual, Volume 2.  

The Office of Geotechnical Engineering has updated the Specifications for Geotechnical Exploration.

  
10/1/2007

October 1, 2007

The Office of Real Estate has issued revisions to Acquisition Manual, Sections 5000,5200, 5400, 5500, 5600, and 5700.  Also updated was the Relocation Manual, Section 6500.

  
8/13/2007

August 13, 2007

The Office of Geotechnical Engineering has posted a new Geotechnical Bulletin entitled GB5:  Geotechnical Submission Guidelines.

  
8/10/2007

August 10, 2007

The Office of Construction Administration has updated ODOT Specifications and Proposal Notes.  

The Office of Traffic Engineering posted a recall notice for a conflict monitor (signal related item).

The Office of Geotechnical Engineering has updated their GB1 Spreadsheet due to a rounding error in calculation.   ​

  
7/20/2007

July 20, 2007

The Office of Production has issued updates for the MicroStation/GEOPAK CADD Standards.  

The Office of Production has also updated the CADD Standards Engineering Manual.  

The Office of Real Estate had revisions to the Property Management Manual.  

The Office of Construction Administration has issued updates to Supplement Specifications and Proposal Notes.  

The Office of Production has updated the Location & Design, Volume 3 (Section 1300).  

The Office of Traffic Engineering has revisions for Plan Insert Sheets and revisions of the Traffic Engineering Manual and the Sign Design Manual.  

The Office of Structural Engineering has released a new version of the ODOT Bridge Design Manual.  There office will continue to maintain both the new 2007 version and the 2004 version of the manual. ​

  
6/13/2007

July 13, 2007

The Office of Geotechnical Engineering has updated the Specifications for Geotechnical Explorations (SGE).​

  
5/8/2007

May 8, 2007

The Office of Traffic Engineering has added Guidelines for Traffic Control in Work Zones (Pocket Guide).

  
4/20/2007

April 20, 2007

The Office of Construction Management has updated Supplemental Specifications and Proposal Notes.   
The Office of Production has issued revisions to CADD Standards (MicroStation & GEOPAK),  GEOPAK Road Downloads and GEOPAK Survey Downloads.   
The Office of Production has also issued revisions to the CADD Engineering Standards Manual.   
The Office of Structural Engineering has issued revisions to the ODOT Standard Bridge Drawings.   
The Office of Traffic Engineering has issued revisions to the Traffic Engineering Manual, Standard Design Manual, and Plan Insert Sheets.   
The Office of Geotechnical Engineering has issued revisions to the Specification for Geotechnical Exploration and Geotechnical Engineering Design Checklists. 
  
3/22/2007

March 22, 2007

The Office of Real Estate has updated the Relocation Manuals 6100 - 6700. 

  
3/1/2007

March 1, 2007

The Office of Real Estate posted and created a subscription list for Consultant Contract Administration for Right of Way Services - 2100.
  
2/1/2007

February 1, 2007

The Office of Geotechnical Engineering has issued a minor change to the GB1 Spreadsheet.

  
1/19/2007

The Office of Real Estate posted revisions to the Appraisal Manuals - Sections 4100, 4200, 4300, & 4500.   

The Office of Geotechnical Engineering revised the following three documents:  Specification for Geotechnical Exploration now replaces the Specifications for Subsurface Investigations, GB1: Plan Subgrades (replacement of earlier version), and GB1: Subgrade Analysis Spreadsheet (replacement of earlier version).   

 

The Office of Roadway Engineering has issued revisions to the Location & Design Manual, Volume 1.   

 

The Office of Structural Engineering, Hydraulics section has revised sections 1115 through 1118 of the Location & Design Manual, Volume 2.   

 

The Office of Traffic Engineering has issued revisions the Traffic Engineering Manual/Sign Design Manual.   
The Office of Traffic Engineering has revisions to the Standard Construction Drawings as well as Plan Insert Sheets.
The Office of Production has updated the Project Development Process Manual.   
The Office of Production has issued revisions to the CADD Engineering Standards Manual.   
The Office of Production has also issued revisions to the following:  CADD Standards (MicroStation and GEOPAK), GEOPAK Road Downloads, and GEOPAK Survey Downloads.   

 

The Office of Construction Administration has updated Supplemental Specifications.