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Design Standards

Design Standards



Modification Request Origination Form

Industry Review

Status of Proposed Revisions


Effective July 1, 2016 - June 30, 2017  


Florida Department of Transportation

Standards History

Year Design Standards eBook Design Standards Revisions Implementation Bulletin Developmental Design Standards
FY 2016-17 DSeB DSR RDB15-15 DDS


Year Design Standards eBook Design Standards Revisions Implementation Bulletin

Contact Information



Intelligent Transportation Systems

Roadway Design

Structures Design

Effective January 1, 2016 - June 30, 2016
2016 DSeB DSR RDB15-09
Effective January 1, (Year) - December 31, (Year)
2015 DSeB DSR RDB14-14
2014 DSeB DSR RDB13-10
2013 DSeB DSR RDB12-12
Effective July 1, 2012 - December 31, 2012
FY 2012-13 DSeB DSR RDB12-02


Year  Design Standards Book Design Standards Interim Standards

Design Standards Modifications

Effective Jul 1, (Year) - June 30 (Year)

of each 2 year period

Effective dates of Modifications with detailed content in English Units unless otherwise noted as Metric (M)

2010 Standards Interim January 2012 July 2011 January 2011 July 2010
2008 Standards Interim January 2010 July 2009 January 2009 July 2008
2006 Standards Interim January 2008 July 2007 January 2007 July 2006
2004 Standards Interim January 2006 July 2005
2002 Standards Interim N/A
2000 Standards Interim January 2006 (M) July 2005 (M)

Structures Design Office Archived Drawings for 2010/2011 and earlier Design Standards Details & Interims


For effective dates, refer to Contract Documents

Before our Standards were combined in 2000, there were three separate versions of Standards from 1976-1998. Click on links to the left for particular Standards Books in PDF format.


All Books are in English units except those noted as Metric (M). Where there were no Standards for the particular year, it is noted with (N/A).


Year  Roadway Design Standards Traffic Operations Standards Structures Design Standards
1998 Roadway (M) Merged with Roadway Design Standards Structures (M)
1996 Roadway (M) Structures (M)
1995 Roadway (M) N/A
1994 Roadway Structures (M)
1992 Roadway Structures
1990 Roadway Structures
1989 N/A Structures
1988 Roadway Structures
1987 Roadway Structures
1986 Roadway Structures
1985 Roadway Structures
1984 Roadway Structures
1983 Roadway N/A
1982 Roadway Traffic Operations Structures
1981 Roadway Traffic Operations Structures
1980 Roadway Traffic Operations Structures
1979 Roadway Traffic Operations Structures
1978 Roadway Traffic Operations N/A
1976 Roadway Traffic Operations N/A


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