The Roadway Design Office is one of 3 divisions under the Office of Design, along with Production Support and Structures Design. Our office is comprised of five major sections: Roadway Criteria - Standard Plans - Pavement Management - Quality Assurance and Drainage Design. We work together to develop, support, and disseminate policies, procedures, manuals, handbooks, guides, training, criteria, and standards for the design of Florida roadways.
Our functional areas include the following:
Roadway Design - Bicycles and Pedestrians, Lighting, Temporary Traffic Control (Maintenance of Traffic), Traffic Standards, Lighting, Signalization, Signing and Pavement Marking, and Quality Assurance.
Pavement Management - PCS Ride Rankings, National Pavement Rankings, Pavement Condition forecasts, Rubblization projects, and Pavement publications.
Drainage Design - Hydrology, Hydraulics, Pipe Materials Selection, Bridge Scour, Coastal Engineering, Stormwater Management, Erosion and Sediment Control.
We also maintain numerous publications, handbooks, and manuals such as the Florida Greenbook, FDOT Design Manual, Plans Preparation Manual, Drainage Manual, Standard Plans, Florida's Urban Area maps, and other similar publications to support Roadway Criteria and Roadway Standards throughout the State of Florida. See our Publications List for all publications related to these subjects and inquiry contacts to each one.
To Develop and provide policy, procedures, Roadway Criteria, and Roadway Standards for the design of Florida Roadways; monitor their implementation; and provide training.
Provide excellence in the products, services, and information we deliver to our customers.
Response to Inquiries
As our Customer, we are here to serve your Roadway Design needs. Our Divisions and Functional Areas website has navigational venues to assist your site experience while visiting with us. If you experience any navigational issues with any portion of our site, please contact our Web Author at 850-414-4130.
Directions to our Facility
Our address is 605 Suwannee Street, Tallahassee, Florida 32399. See our link for Directions to our Facility from the airport.
June 1, 2021
Wrong-Way Driving Countermeasures for Arterials and Collectors
May 20, 2021
Documentation Process for Design Variations
May 14, 2021
Temporary Traffic Control for Roundabouts
April 28, 2021
Concrete Barrier at Toll Sites
April 6, 2021
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