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Roadway Design

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Plans Preparation Manual (PPM) (Link)

 

FDOT Design Manual

To view the Implementation Bulletin for the 2018 FDM, please see RDB17-12

 

Development and Processes - Complete FDM Part 1 (Link)

Chapter

Errata Bulletin Webinar Description
        Introduction

100

    Webinar

Introduction

Link

    Webinar

Context Classification

102

     

Glossary of Terms

103

12/01/17    

Standard Forms

104

     

Public Involvement

105

     

Aesthetic Design

106

     

Exempt Public Documents

        Plans Development Processes

110

     

Initial Engineering Design Process

111

     

Final Engineering Design Process

112

     

Update Engineering Design Process

113

     

Right of Way Requirements

114

    Webinar

Resurfacing, Restoration, and Rehabilitation (RRR)

115

12/27/17   Webinar

Standard Plans and Standard Specifications

116

     

Roundabout Evaluation (Evaluation Forms)

        Plans Submittal, Review, and Processing

120

    Webinar

Design Submittals

121

     

Bridge Project Development

122

     

Design Exceptions and Design Variations

123

     

Engineering Design Estimate Process

124

     

Quality Assurance and Quality Control

125

     

Federal Aid Project Certification

126

04/09/18   Webinar

Lane Elimination Projects

127

     

Community Aesthetic Features

        Final Plans Processing

130

     

Signing and Sealing Documents

131

     

Plans Processing and Revisions

        Lump Sum Projects

140

     

Lump Sum Projects

Design Criteria - Complete FDM Part 2 (Link)

Chapter

Errata Bulletin Webinar Description
        Context Based Design

200

    Webinar

Context Based Design

201

    Webinar

Design Controls

        Roadway Geometrics

210

02/05/18 RDB18-03 Webinar

Arterials and Collectors

211

11/22/17   Webinar

Limited Access Facilities

212

02/05/18    

Intersections

213

12/06/17    

Modern Roundabouts

214

     

Driveways (currently under development)

215

11/29/17 RDM18-01 Webinar

Roadside Safety

216

     

Earthwork

        Other Facilities

220

12/26/17    

Railroads

221

     

Utilities

222

12/26/17   Webinar

Pedestrian Facilities

223

    Webinar

Bicycle Facilities

224

12/26/17    

Shared Use Paths

225

12/05/17    

Public Transit Facilities

226

     

Patterned Pavement and Architectural Pavers

227

     

Freight (currently under development)

228

     

Landscape Design

        Traffic Design

230

12/18/17    

Signing and Pavement Marking

231

12/01/17    

Lighting

232

     

Signalization

233

     

Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS)

        Temporary Traffic Control

240

  RDB18-01  

Transportation Management Plan (TTC Forms)

241

     

Lane Closure Analysis

242

     

Traffic Pacing Design

243

     

Portable Changeable Message Signs

        Drainage and Permits

250

     

Hydraulic Data and Agency Permits

251

     

Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plan (SWPPP) Development

        Structures

260

12/18/17   Webinar

Bridge Structures

261

11/02/17    

Structural Supports for Signs, Luminaires, and Traffic Signals

262

     

Retaining Walls

263

     

Geosynthetic Design

264

     

Noise Walls and Perimeter Walls

265

12/20/17    

Reinforced Concrete Box and Three-Sided Culverts

266

     

Bicycle and Pedestrian Bridges

267

     

Shop Drawing Submittals

Plans Production - Complete FDM Part 3 (Link)

Chapter

Errata Bulletin Webinar Description

300

     

Production of Plans

301

03/29/18    

Sequence of Plans Preparation

302

     

Key Sheet

303

11/17/17    

Signature Sheet

304

     

Summary of Pay Items

305

     

Drainage Map and Bridge Hydraulic Recommendation Sheet

306

12/07/17    

Typical Sections

307

  RDB17-17 Webinar

Summary of Quantities

    RDB17-18    

308

     

Summary of Drainage Structures and Optional Materials Tabulation

309

     

Project Layout

310

     

Project Control

311

     

General Notes

312

     

Roadway Plan-Profile

313

     

Special Profiles and Back-of-Sidewalk Profiles

314

     

Intersection and Interchange Details and Layouts

315

     

Drainage Structures

316

     

Lateral Ditch and Outfalls, Retention or Detention Areas, and Mitigation Areas

317

     

Special Details

318

     

Soil Survey

319

     

Cross Sections

320

     

Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plan (SWPPP)

321

     

Temporary Traffic Control Plan

322

     

Utility Adjustments

323

    Webinar

Selective Clearing and Grubbing

324

     

Miscellaneous Structures

325

02/05/18    

Signing and Pavement Marking Plans

326

     

Lighting Plans

327

     

Signalization Plans

328

     

Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) Plans

329

     

Landscape Plans

330

     

Utility Work by Highway Contractor Agreement (UWHC) Plans