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  Developmental Criteria and Previous FDM Releases

Developmental Design Criteria
Previous FDOT Design Manual (FDM) Releases

  2024 FDOT Design Manual - Complete FDM Document Download

To view the Implementation Bulletin for the current FDM, please see RDB23-03.
Summary of Revisions

   Development and Processes - Complete FDM Part 1 Download
ChapterTrainingBulletinErrata Description
100    Introduction
Link    Context Classification
102    Glossary of Terms
103    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
  Resurfacing, Restoration, and Rehabilitation (RRR)
115    Standard Plans and Standard Specifications
116    Alternative Intersection and Interchange Review
117    Monitor Existing Structures
    Plans Submittal, Review, and Processing
120    Design Submittals 
121    Bridge Project Development 
122 Training
 Design Exceptions and Design Variations
123    Engineering Design Estimate Process
124    QA/QC Management Plan
125    Quality Assurance
126    Lane Repurposing Projects
127    Community Aesthetic Features
128    Federal Aid Project Certification
    Final Plans Processing
130    Signing and Sealing Documents
131    Plans Processing
132    PS&E Submittal Package Revisions
133    Retention of Electronic Documents
    Lump Sum Projects
140    Lump Sum Projects
    Post-Design Processes
150    Consultant Priority Matrices
151   ErrataRevisions Packages
152    Shop Drawing Submittals
   Design Criteria - Complete FDM Part 2 Download
Chapter TrainingBulletinErrataDescription
    Context Based Design
200    Context Based Design
  Design Controls
202 Training  Speed Management
    Roadway Geometrics
210 Training
 Arterials and Collectors
211 Training  Limited Access Facilities
212 Training 
213 Training  Modern Roundabouts ( Roundabout Design Aids)
214    Driveways
  Roadside Safety
D217    Developmental Design Criteria: Diverging Diamond Interchanges
    Other Facilities
220   ErrataRailroads
221    Utilities
222    Pedestrian Facilities
223 Training  Bicycle Facilities
224 Training  Shared Use Paths
225    Public Transit Facilities
226    Patterned Pavement and Architectural Pavers
227    FreightUnder Development
228    Chapter Replaced with 270 Series
229    Chapter Replaced with 270 Series
    Traffic Design
  Signing and Pavement Marking
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 Runoff Control Concept (SRCC) Development
260    Bridge Structures
Structural Supports for Signs, Signals, Lighting, ITS, and Tolling
  Retaining Walls
263    Geosynthetic Design
264    Noise Walls and Perimeter Walls
265    Reinforced Concrete Box and Three-Sided Culverts
  Bicycle and Pedestrian Bridges 
267    Shop Drawing Submittals - Now FDM Chapter 152
270   Planting Designs
271   Irrigation Designs
272   Hardscape Designs
273   Landscape Maintenance Guide
274   Selective Clearing and Grubbing
275   Tree and Palm Relocation
276   Outdoor Advertising Signs
   300 Series has been sunset. See 2022 FDM for final version.
   NexGen Plans Production - Complete FDM Part 9 Download
ChapterTraining BulletinErrataDescription
NexGen Roadmap
  Crosswalk from Traditional Plans Production to Model-centric Plans Production
    Plans Production
900    Production of NexGen Plans
Sequence of Plans Preparation
902    Estimated Quantities Report
904    Landscape Opportunity Plan
 Roadway Cross Sections
 Bridge Hydraulic Recommendations Sheet
 RFP Concept Plans
908   Stormwater Runoff Control Concept Worksheet
    Roadway Plans Set

Key Sheet and Signature Sheet
911    Model Management Sheet
912    Project Control
913    Typical Sections
914    General Notes
915    Roadway Plan-Profile Sheet
916    Drainage Structures Sheet
917    Stormwater Facilities
918    Drainage Map
919    Lateral Ditches
920    Soil Survey Sheet and Boring Coring Data
921    Temporary Traffic Control Plan
922    Miscellaneous Structures
Utility Adjustments
924    Selective Clearing and Grubbing Plans
    Component Plans Set
940    Signing and Pavement Marking Plans
941    Signalization Plans
942    Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) Plans
Lighting Plans
Landscape Plans
945    Architectural Plans - TBD
946    Structure Plans - TBD
947    Toll Facilities Plans - TBD
948    Utility Work by Highway Contractor (UWHC) Plans