ODOT Traffic Engineering Manual (TEM) and the Sign Designs and Markings Manual (SDMM):
As of January 16, 2015 these publications have been revised.
The TEM revision involves updates of the Title Sheet, preface materials, and Parts 2 (Signs), 3 (Markings), 4 (Signals), 6 (Temporary Traffic Control), 7 (School Area TC), 8 (Highway-Rail Grade Crossings), 11 (Highway Lighting), 12 (Zones & Traffic Engineering Studies), 13 (Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS)) and 14 (Miscellaneous).
The SDMM revision involves updates of the Title Sheet and Chapters for Warning, Guide Signs - Miscellaneous, TODS and TTC signs. This revision includes five new sign designs.
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 page it appears with the TEM.
The Manuals and Revision Set is set up to print double-sided sheets.
Please see the Revisions and Updates link on the left for a list of individual changes.
ODOT Location & Design Manual, Volume 1:
The following changes have been made to the Location & Design Manual Volume 1:
Figure 301-3 Column added for Graded Shoulder Width without barrier and Foreslope Steeper than 6:1
Figure 401-8 Updated
Section 550.4 Environmental Studies Updated.
Figures 505-2a & 2b no longer label non mainline vs all facilities
Language added to clarify that providing median barrier on divided highways that do not have full access control should be based on Engineering Judgment.
Language added regarding cable barrier placement and overlap – Figures 602-3a, 602-3b, 602-4a, 602-4b updated to clarify the intent.
Language added that reduced guardrail post spacing should begin upstream of where the actual reduction in deflection is needed
New Section 801.2.6 Locked-Gate Access to Freeways and other Limited Access Highways
Figure 803-3 the 4’ value was removed from the dimension on the Isometric view
Appendix B – Sample Plan Notes updated.
CADD & MAPPING SERVICES
ODOT Location & Design, Volume 3
The Ohio Department of Transportation, Office of CADD and Mapping Services has revised Location and Design Manual, Volume Three and associated Sample Plan sheets.
ODOT CADD Standards:
The Ohio Department of Transportation, Office of CADD and Mapping Services, has released an update to the CADD Standards for January 16, 2015. Please note this is the first full release of the new ODOTcadd directory structure.
A listing of the CADD updates is available at:
Bridge Standard Drawings:
New Standard Bridge Drawings AS-1-15 and AS-2-15 and revised Standard Bridge Drawings NBS-1-09 and PSID-1-13 are now available.
ODOT Bridge Design Manual:
Specifications for Geotechnical Explorations (SGE):