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Thank you for visiting the Drainage Section site. The Central Office Drainage Section provides hydrologic, hydraulic, stormwater management, and coastal engineering services to ensure that Florida DOT provides a safe, economical transportation system that preserves the quality of Florida's environment.

The Drainage Section develops and updates policies, procedures, standards, specifications, and guidelines for these practice areas:

Coastal Engineering

District Information

Drainage Connection Permit

FHWA Hydraulics Engineering

Florida - Pipe Advisory Group

Manual-Handbooks-Design Aids

    

- Hydraulic and Stormwater management design of drainage systems for roads and bridges

 

- Prediction of bridge hydraulics and scour for riverine and tidal waterways

 

- Design of bank protection and bridge scour countermeasures

 

- Prediction of wave climates and forces on bridge

Pipe Repair Matrix

Research Projects

Stormwater Management Academy

Training - Webinars

News

 2020 Drainage Manual 
  Posted: October 30, 2019
  2020 FDOT Drainage Design Manual

Culvert Service Life Estimator - CSLE-2019.zip 
 Posted: February 6, 2019
 New version 5.5.1.0

2019 Drainage Manual
  Posted: November 1, 2018
  2019 FDOT Drainage Design Manual

 

2018 Drainage Manual 
Posted: November 1, 2017
2018 FDOT Drainage Design Manual

 

2017 Drainage Design Guide 
Posted: December 13, 2016
FDOT Drainage Design Guide - January 2017