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The following links below provide access to many commonly used ODOT Reference Materials such as Design Manuals, Specifications and Standard Drawings. Click on the item link in the "Where can I find " column to access the item of interest to you.

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 Revision History

  
7/15/2022

 Future Release Dates

The DRRC page will be updated as new and revised engineering design standards are released. Quarterly release dates for the next four years are as follows:
* PLEASE NOTE: Engineering offices (Geotechnical, Hydraulics, Pavement, Roadway, Structures, and Traffic Standards) will only be issuing updates for publications in January and July
  
  
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The Reference Resource Center has these specialized views to help you find the documents you need based on your area of interest: 

 

Contruction
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​Engineering
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​Planning

 

or feel free to browse through all the available files

 Alphabetical Access

Alphabetical access:

 

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Addenda ListingUpdates regularly*

No list available

Construction Contract Sales
Aesthetic Design GuidelinesJuly 2018
No list available
Airport Directory2019-2020 *
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Aviation
Allowable Rates for Own Equipment Not Listed In Blue BookSeptember 30, 2019*

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Construction Management
Apparent Low Bidder ReportUpdated regularly*

No list available

Construction Contract Sales
Approved Asphalt Field Quality Control Supervisors (FQCS) (Contract Employee’s Only)January 2013*

No list available

Materials Management
Approved Field WeldersUpdated regularly*

No list available

Materials Management
Approved Materials ListUpdated regularly*

No list available

Materials Management
Approved Paver List for 401.12 (All Contractors)March 2009*

No list available

Materials Management
Asphalt Material InformationNo date*

No list available

Materials Management
Asphalt Materials Plant ReportNo date*

No list available

Materials Management
Asphalt Monitor ManualNo date*

No list available

Materials Management
Award Meeting Results SummaryUpdated regularly*

No list available

Construction Contract Sales
Award Sheets for LettingsPrevious year's archived

No list available

Construction Contract Sales
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Active Transportation (nee Bicycle and Pedestrian Facilities - Planning Guidelines)*Program Management
Best Management Practices (BPM) for Temporary Sediment Erosion Control Spreadsheet (XLS)Updated Regularly *Construction Administration
Bid Express (Website)No date*

No list available​

Construction Contract Sales
Bid Letting PamphletUpdated for each sale *
No list available
Contracts
Bid TabsUpdated After Each Sale *
No list available
Contracts
Bidding Documents ListingUpdated regularly*

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Construction Contract Sales
Bidding Documents Search (by Project Num)Updated regularly*

No list available

Construction Contract Sales
Bituminous Concrete Data SheetNo date*

No list available

Materials Management
Bridge Design ManualJanuary 1, 2021Structural Engineering
Bridge Inspection Report (BMS Query) (Intranet Only)Updated Regularly *
No list available
Structural Engineering
Bridge Inspection: Manual of Bridge Inspection 2014 update and the applications affectedStructural Engineering
Bridge Inventory Coding Guide2021*
No list available
Structural Engineering
Bridge Maintenance ManualDraft Only *
No list available
Structural Engineering
Bridge PhotosUpdated Regularly *
No list available
Structural Engineering
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CADD Engineering Standards Manual1/24/2020CADD & Mapping Services
CADD Standards for MicroStation and GEOPAK and other applicationsupdated regularly
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CADD & Mapping Services
Certified Producers and SuppliersUpdated regularly*

No list available

Materials Management
Certified Technician ListUpdated regularly*

No list available

Materials Management
Change Order Information*

No list available

Construction Management
Chemical Material InformationNo date

No list available

Materials Management
Chemical Safety ManualNo date

No list available

Materials Management
CMS PortalNo date

No list available

Construction Administration
Coatings InspectorNo date*

No list available

Construction Management
Concrete Material InformationNo date

No list available

Materials Management
Construction Administration Manual of Procedures 20172017 *

No list available

Construction Administration
Construction and Material Specifications (2013)January 1, 2013*

No list available

Construction Administration
Construction and Material Specifications (2016)1/15/2016*

No list available

Construction Administration
Construction and Material Specifications (2019)2019
No list available
Construction Administration
Construction and Material Specifications Designer Guidelines for Transition from 2008 to 2010January 15, 2010
No list available
CADD & Mapping Services
Construction Contracts - SignedUpdates regularly*

No list available

Construction Contract Sales
Construction Inspection Forms *
No list available
Construction Administration
Construction Inspection Manual of Procedures 2009June 1, 2009 *
No list available
Construction Administration
Construction Inspection Manual of Procedures 2013March 1, 2013 *
No list available
Construction Administration
Construction Inspection Manual of Procedures 20172017 *

No list available

Construction Administration
Construction Policies, Procedures, and Administrative RulesNo date*

No list available

Construction Management
Consultant AnnouncementsUpdated Regularly *
No list available
Consultant Services
Consultant Contracts Administration Manual *
No list available
Consultant Services
Controlling Board WebsiteNo date*

No list available

Construction Management
Cost Estimation SupportApril 19, 2013*Estimating
Culvert Management Manual (Conduit Management Manual)04/01/2021Hydraulic Engineering
Ohio Traffic Forecasting Manual & TrainingNovember 2019
No list available
Statewide Planning & Research
Project InspectorNo date*

No list available

Construction Management
Soils and Aggregate InspectorNo date*

No list available

Construction Management
Structures InspectorNo date*

No list available

Construction Management
Traffic and Electrical InspectorNo date*

No list available

Construction Management
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Delayed and Deferred ProjectsUpdates regularly*

No list available

Construction Contract Sales
Design Build Scope DocumentsApril 15, 2011Construction Management
Design Files for Construction ProjectsUpdated regularly*

No list available

Construction Contract Sales
Design Value Engineering Policy2015 *
No list available
Roadway Engineering
Design Value Engineering Standard Procedures4/17/2015 *
No list available
Engineering
DESTAPE Description-based Point System (Traffic Information Management Section)Updated Regularly *
No list available
Tech. Services
District Construction SharePoint SitesNo date*

No list available

Construction Management
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Categorical Exclusion Guidance*
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Environmental Services
Cultural Resources Manual & Guidance *Environmental Services
Ecological ManualApril 2014Environmental Services
Noise Analysis Manual (ODOT Highway Traffic Noise Analysis Manual)2020 *Environmental Services
Public Involvement Guide Toolbox2021 *Environmental Services
Regulated Materials Review (RMR) Guidance (formerly Environmental Site Assessment Manual & Guidance)January 2019*Environmental Services
Section 4(f) Manual and Resources*Environmental Services
Underserved Populations Guidance & Forms June 2016 *Environmental Services
Waterways Permit Manual2020 *Environmental Services
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Field Welding Inspection GuideNo date*

No list available

Materials Management
Force Account Information and TemplatesEarlier versions available

No list available

Construction Management
Functional Classification SystemUpdated Every 10 Years
No list available
Program Management
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Geotechnical Design ManualJuly 15, 2022Geotechnical Engineering
Geotechnical Engineering Design Checklists1/17/2020Geotechnical Engineering
Geotechnical: gINT Library and Template1/17/2020Geotechnical Engineering
Geotechnical: Manual for Abandoned Underground Mine - Inventory and Risk Assessment1/18/2018Geotechnical Engineering
Geotechnical: Specifications for Geotechnical ExplorationsJuly 15, 2022Geotechnical Engineering
Guidelines for Traffic Control in Work Zones (Pocket Guide) * APP AVAILABLE
No list available
Roadway Engineering
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Highway Plan Reading Manual2014 *
No list available
Real Estate
Historical Bid DataUpdated regularly *
No list available
Estimating
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Inflation CalculatorUpdated Regularly
No list available
Estimating
Innovative Contracting ManualAugust 2019 *Construction Administration
Innovative Contracting Notification FormNo date*

No list available

Construction Management
Interchange Justification/Modification Study2020*
No list available
Roadway Engineering
Item MasterUpdated Regularly *Estimating
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Letting DatesUpdates regularly*

No list available

Construction Contract Sales
Lighting Design Reference Packet (LDRP)*

No list available

Roadway Engineering
Local-Let Manual of ProceduresUpdated RegularlyLocal Programs
Local-let Materials Procedures, Guidelines, and DocumentsNo date *

No list available

Materials Management
Location and Design Manual, Volume 1 - Roadway DesignJuly 15, 2022Roadway Engineering
Location and Design Manual, Volume 2 - Drainage DesignJuly 15, 2022Hydraulic Engineering
Location and Design Manual, Volume 3 - Highway PlansJuly 15, 2022CADD & Mapping Services
Location and Design Manual, Volume 3 - Highway Plans: Sample Plan SheetsJanuary 21, 2022
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CADD & Mapping Services
LPA Construction Contract AdministrationNo date*

No list available

Construction Management
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Materials Management Staff DirectoryNo date*

No list available

Materials Management
Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) Administrative ManualUpdated Regularly *Statewide Planning & Research
Minority Business Enterprise (MBE)/ Disadvantaged Business (DBE) Contractor InformationUpdated regulary *
No list available
 
Contracts
MS4 Storm Water Outfall Inventory ManualAugust 4, 2005 *
no list available
Hydraulic Engineering
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New ProductsUpdates regularly*

No list available

Materials Management
Notices to IndustryUpdates regularly*

No list available

Construction Contract Sales
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ODOT Analysis and Traffic Simulation (OATS) ManualUpdated regularlyRoadway Engineering
Ohio Manual of Uniform Traffic Control Devices (OMUTCD)July 18, 2014Roadway Engineering
Ohio Traffic Forecasting Manual & Training (nee Ohio Certified Traffic Manual)*Statewide Planning & Research
Order Construction Plans OnlineNo date*

No list available

Construction Contract Sales
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ODOT Policies and ProceduresVarious dates *
No list available
Various Offices
Pavement Design ManualJanuary 21, 2022Pavement Engineering
PC Concrete JMF InformationNo date

No list available

Materials Management
PC Concrete JMF ListNo date*

No list available

Materials Management
Permitted Lane Closure InformationUpdated Regularly *
No list available
Roadway Engineering
Plan Insert SheetsVarious
Hydraulics, Roadway, Structures and Traffic Plan Insert Sheets are now listed with their respective Standard Drawings
Various
Plan Sheet Attachments (Current Addenda)Updated regularly*

No list available

Construction Contract Sales
Planholders ListUpdates regularly*

No list available

Construction Contract Sales
Planholders SummaryUpdates regularly*

No list available

Construction Contract Sales
Pre-Approved Materials Lists (Qualified Products Lists)Updated Regularly *
No list available
Materials Management
Prebid Meeting Dates and LocationsUpdates regularly*

No list available

Construction Contract Sales
Prebid Meeting TranscriptsUpdates regularly*

No list available

Construction Contract Sales
Pre-Qualified and Certified Contractor InformationUpdated Regularly *
No list available
Contracts
Pre-Qualified Consultant Info and Lists (Engineering, Right of Way Acquisition and Environmental Categories)Updated Regularly *
No list available
Consultant Services
Prevailing Wage ComplianceNo date*

No list available

Civil Rights Compliance
Price Index AdjustmentsUpdates regularly*

No list available

Construction Management
Project Development Process (PDP) ManualUpdated RegularlyEnvironmental Services
Project Initiation PackageApril 2020Environmental Services
Project Specific NoticesUpdates regularly*

No list available

Construction Contract Sales
Proposal Notes #000-100 (Proposal notes to be specified by the Office of Contracts)Sept 2016 *Contracts
Proposal Notes #101-999 (Proposal notes to be specified by the District Office)July 21, 2017Construction Administration
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Qualified Products List (QPL)Updated regularly*

No list available

Materials Management
Quality Standards for TTCDs & Acceptable Delineation Methods for VehiclesJanuary 2020
No list available
Roadway Engineering
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Radiation SafetyNo date

No list available

Materials Management
Real Estate Policies and Procedures Manual: Acquisition ManualUpdated regularlyReal Estate
Real Estate Policies and Procedures Manual: AppraisalUpdated regularlyReal Estate
Real Estate Policies and Procedures Manual: Certification of Right of Way ControlUpdated regularlyReal Estate
Real Estate Policies and Procedures Manual: Cost Estimating ProceduresUpdated regularlyReal Estate
Real Estate Policies and Procedures Manual: Property ManagementUpdated regularlyReal Estate
Real Estate Policies and Procedures Manual: Railroad CoordinationUpdated regularlyReal Estate
Real Estate Policies and Procedures Manual: RelocationUpdated regularlyReal Estate
Real Estate Policies and Procedures Manual: Right of Way PlansUpdated regularlyReal Estate
Real Estate Policies and Procedures Manual: UtilitiesUpdated regularlyReal Estate
Requests for Proposal (Upcoming)Updates regularly*

No list available

Construction Contract Sales
Research and Special TestingUpdated regularly*

No list available

Materials Management
Roadway Inventory (Transportation Information Management - TIMS)Various Dates *
No list available
Tech. Services
Roadway Standards: Proprietary Roadway Safety DevicesUpdated Regularly *
No list available
Roadway Engineering
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Safety Integrated Project (SIP) MapsUpdates regularly*
No list available
Program Management
Sampling and Testing Manual2016
No list available
Materials Management
Sampling and Testing Manual (2005)June, 2005*

No list available

Materials Management
Sampling and Testing Manual (2008)May, 2008*

No list available

Materials Management
Sampling and Testing Manual (2010)June, 2010*

No list available

Materials Management
Sampling and Testing Manual (2013)February 2013

No list available

Materials Management
Signal Design Reference PacketUpdated regularly (details on publication page)Traffic Operations
SiteXchange Information (Electronic C92)No date*

No list available

Construction Contract Sales
Specification for Consulting Services2016 Edition *
No list available
Consultant Services
Standard Drawings: BridgesJanuary 21, 2022Structural Engineering
Standard Drawings: Bridges - Plan Insert SheetsApril 20, 2007
No list available
Structural Engineering
Standard Drawings: Construction - Hydraulics (CB, I, MH, DM, WQ Series)January 21, 2022Hydraulic Engineering
Standard Drawings: Construction - Hydraulics (CB, I, MH, DM, WQ Series): Plan Insert SheetsUpdated regularly *
No list available
Hydraulic Engineering
Standard Drawings: Construction - Pavement (BP Series)January 21, 2022Pavement Engineering
Standard Drawings: Construction - Roadway (F, GR, RM, and BP- 2.6; 4.1; 5.1; 7.1; 9.1 Series) and Roadside (LA Series)July 20, 2018Roadway Engineering
Standard Drawings: Construction - Roadway (F, GR, RM, and BP- 2.6; 4.1; 5.1; 7.1; 9.1 Series) and Roadside (LA Series): Plan Insert SheetsUpdated regularly*
No list available
 
 
Roadway Engineering
Standard Drawings: TrafficJanuary 21, 2022Roadway Engineering
Standard Drawings: Traffic: Plan Insert SheetsJanuary 21, 2022
No list available
Roadway Engineering
State Highway Access Management ManualJuly 2021 *Roadway Engineering
Straight Line DiagramsUpdated regularly
No list available
Tech. Services
Structural Steel Material InformationNo date*

No list available

Materials Management
Structures Design Data SheetsMay 17, 2016
No list available
Structural Engineering
Subcontractors on Construction Projects (6 month history)Updated regularly*

No list available

Construction Contract Sales
Supplemental SpecificationsJuly 21, 2017Construction Administration
Survey & Mapping SpecificationsJanuary 21, 2022CADD & Mapping Services
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TE FormsUpdated regularly*

No list available

Materials Management
TEM - Sign Designs and Markings Manual (SDMM)January 21, 2022
use the subscription function for the Traffic Engineering Manual item listed above in this grouping
Roadway Engineering
Traffic Counts (Current & Historical)Continuously updated on a county by county basis. Reports are dated.
no list available
Tech. Services
Traffic Engineering ManualJuly 15, 2022Roadway Engineering
Traffic Monitoring ReportsUpdated annually, reports are dated
no list available
Tech. Services
Traffic Regulations Databases (Speed Zones, Parking Restriction, School Zones & Village Signal Permits)Updated Regularly *
no list available
Traffic Operations
Training, Certification, and Manuals (Materials Management)Updated regularly*

No list available

Materials Management
Transportation Information Mapping System (TIMS)Updated Regularly *

no list available​

Tech. Services
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Upcoming Projects IndexUpdated regularly*

No list available

Construction Contract Sales
Upcoming Projects OverviewUpdated regularly*

No list available

Construction Contract Sales
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Virtual Warehouse (TE-24)Updated regularly*

No list available

Materials Management
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Waiver of Liquidated Damages and Time ExtensionsMarch, 2003*

No list available

Construction Management