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Roadway Design Guidelines

Revised: April 30, 2021



CHAPTER                                                                                                                                        REVISION DATE

Chapter 1 General                                                                                                                          04/30/2021

Chapter 2 Geometric Design                                                                                                       04/16/2021

Chapter 3 Multimodal Design                                                                                                      

Chapter 4 Preliminary Plans Development                                                                              

Chapter 5 Right-Of-Way                                                                                                                03/08/2021

Chapter 6 Construction                                                                                                                [NEW]

Chapter 9 General and Special Notes                                                                                       03/08/2021

Chapter 10 Index of Standard Drawings                                                                                  04/01/2021






SECTIONS                                                                                                                                        REVISION DATE

Preface                                                                                                                                               10/27/2015

Section 1 General                                                                                                                            10/27/2015

Section 2 Preliminary Plans                                                                                                          10/27/2015

Section 3 Right-of-Way Plans                                                                                                        10/27/2015

Section 4 Construction Plans                                                                                                        09/20/2019

Section 5 Index of Standard Drawings   (VOIDED)

Section 6 General and Special Notes     (VOIDED)                                                                  

Section 7 Index                                                                                                                                10/27/2015

Section 8 Instructional Bulletins                                                                                                  10/24/2018

Section 9 Multimodal Design     [VOIDED]




Roadway Design Guidelines Notes & Footnotes

Highway - Rail Crossing Handbook

Railroad Safety Crossing Review 

Roadway Design Initial Studies Checklist                                                               01/08/2021

Roadway Design Preliminary Checklist                                                                   01/08/2021

Roadway Design R.O.W. Checklist                                                                             01/08/2021

Roadway Design Construction Checklist                                                                 01/08/2021

Roadway Design Resurfacing Checklist                                                                   09/23/2020

FileNet Project Deliverables                                                                                        04/22/2021

Table 1-12 Internal Email Distribution List                                                               09/09/2020

Table 1-13 External Mailing Distribution List

Harmelink Guide

Financial Plan Example

Railroad Drainage Report Example

Environmental Permit Sketch Guide



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The Design Guidelines as provided herein are for the use of TDOT and their consultants. Others may download and use at their own risk. No warranty is given.

This Page Last Updated: April 30, 2021 at 2:52 PM