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2018 - FDOT Design Manual - Topic 625-000-002

FDOT Design Manual

The Roadway Design Memorandum 17-02, announces the Draft release of the 2018 FDOT Design Manual (FDM) for industry review. Chapters presented here are for review purposes only and subject to change. Proposed criteria contained within these chapters will not become effective until the FDM is implemented on January 1, 2018.

 

   

(Chapters posted on April 25, 2017 unless otherwise noted)

Training

FDM CROSSWALK

- Document on how topics transition from the current PPM to the proposed FDM

Navigation VIDEO

- Video describing the new format and navigation of the FDM

Overview of Changes VIDEO

- Video of FDM presentation given at 2017 Design Expo

FDOT Design Manual

To skip directly to each part of the Manual, click on the Part desired:

 

Development and Processes

   

Design Criteria

   

Plans Production

   

Development and Processes - Complete FDM Part 1

Section

Description  
  Introduction  
100

Introduction

 
101

Context Classification (currently under development)

FDOT Context Classification
102

Glossary of Terms

 
103

Standard Forms

 
104

Public Involvement

 
105

Aesthetics (posted 10/3/17)

 
106

Exempt Public Documents (posted 10/3/17)

 
  Plans Development Processes  
110

Initial Engineering Design Process

 
111

Final Engineering Design Process (posted 10/3/17)

 
112

Update Engineering Design Process

 
113

Right of Way Requirements

 
114

Resurfacing, Restoration, and Rehabilitation (RRR) (posted 10/3/17)

 
115

Standard Plans and Standard Specifications

 
116

Roundabout Evaluation

 
  Plans Submittal, Review, and Processing  
120

Design Submittals (posted 10/3/17)

 
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

Lane Elimination (currently under development)

 
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

Section

Description
  Context Based Design  
200

Context Based Design

 
201

Design Controls (posted 10/3/17)

 
  Roadway Geometrics  
210

Arterials and Collectors (posted 10/3/17)

 
211

Limited Access Facilities (posted 10/3/17)

 
212

Intersections

 
213

Roundabouts (currently under development)

Roundabout Eval Forms
214

Turnouts and Driveways (currently under development)

 
215

Roadside Safety

 
216

Earthwork

 
  Other Facilities  
220

Railroad Crossing

 
221

Utilities

 
222

Pedestrian Facilities (posted 10/3/17)

 
223

Bicycle Facilities (posted 10/3/17)

 
224

Shared Use Paths (posted 10/3/17)

 
225

Public Transit Facilities

 
226

Patterned Pavement and Architectural Pavers

 
227

Freight (currently under development)

 
228

Landscape Design

 
  Traffic Design  
230

Signing and Pavement Marking

 
231

Lighting

 
232

Signalization

 
233

Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS)

 
  Temporary Traffic Control  
240

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

Bridge Structures (posted 10/3/17)

 
261

Structural Supports for Signs, Luminaires, and Traffic Signals (posted 10/3/17)

 
262

Retaining Walls (posted 10/3/17)

 
263

Geosynthetic Design (posted 10/3/17)

 
264

Noise Walls and Perimeter Walls

 
265

Reinforced Concrete Box and Three-Sided Culverts (posted 10/3/17)

 
266

Bicycle and Pedestrian Bridges (posted 10/3/17)

 
267

Shop Drawing Submittals (posted 10/3/17)

 

Plans Production - Complete FDM Part 3

Section

Description  
300

Production of Plans

 
301

Sequence of Plans Preparation (posted 10/3/17)

 
302

Key Sheet (posted 10/3/17)

 
303

Signature Sheet (posted 10/3/17)

 
304

Summary of Pay Items

 
305

Drainage Map and Bridge Hydraulic Recommendation Sheet

 
306

Typical Sections (posted 10/3/17)

 
307

Summary of Quantities (posted 10/3/17)

 
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

Roadway Cross Sections

 
320

Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plan (SWPPP)

 
321

Temporary Traffic Control Plan

 
322

Utility Adjustments

 
323

Selective Clearing and Grubbing (posted 10/3/17)

 
324

Miscellaneous Structures (posted 10/3/17)

 
325

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