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Plans Preparation Manual (PPM) (Link)

 

2018 FDOT Design Manual

To view the Implementation Bulletin for the 2018 FDM, please see RDB17-12

 

Development and Processes - Complete FDM Part 1  (Link)

Chapter

ErrataBulletinWebinarDescription
    Introduction

100

   

Introduction

Link

   

Context Classification

102

   

Glossary of Terms

103

12/01/17  

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

114

   

Resurfacing, Restoration, and Rehabilitation (RRR)

115

12/27/17  

Standard Plans and Standard Specifications

116

   

Roundabout Evaluation (Evaluation Forms)

    Plans Submittal, Review, and Processing

120

   

Design Submittals

121

   

Bridge Project Development

122

  RDB18-05 

Design Exceptions and Design Variations

123

   

Engineering Design Estimate Process

124

   

Quality Assurance and Quality Control

125

   

Federal Aid Project Certification

126

04/09/18  

Lane Elimination Projects

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  (Link)

Chapter

ErrataBulletinWebinarDescription
    Context Based Design

200

   

Context Based Design

201

   

Design Controls

    Roadway Geometrics

210

02/05/18RDB18-03 

Arterials and Collectors

211

11/22/17 RDB18-05 

Limited Access Facilities

212

02/05/18  

Intersections

213

12/06/17  

Modern Roundabouts

214

   

Driveways (currently under development)

215

02/06/18RDM18-01 

Roadside Safety

216

   

Earthwork

    Other Facilities

220

12/26/17  

Railroads

221

   

Utilities

222

12/26/17  

Pedestrian Facilities

223

   

Bicycle Facilities

224

12/26/17  

Shared Use Paths

225

12/05/17  

Public Transit Facilities

226

   

Patterned Pavement and Architectural Pavers

227

   

Freight (currently under development)

228

   

Landscape Design

    Traffic Design

230

12/18/17RDB19-03 

Signing and Pavement Marking

231

12/01/17 RDB18-08 

Lighting

232

   

Signalization

233

   

Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS)

    Temporary Traffic Control

240

 RDB18-01 

Transportation Management Plan (TTC Forms)

   RDB18-05  
   RDB18-07  

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

12/18/17  

Bridge Structures

261

11/02/17  

Structural Supports for Signs, Luminaires, and Traffic Signals

262

   

Retaining Walls

263

   

Geosynthetic Design

264

   

Noise Walls and Perimeter Walls

265

12/20/17  

Reinforced Concrete Box and Three-Sided Culverts

266

   

Bicycle and Pedestrian Bridges

267

   

Shop Drawing Submittals

Plans Production - Complete FDM Part 3  (Link)

Chapter

ErrataBulletinWebinarDescription

300

   

Production of Plans

301

03/29/18  

Sequence of Plans Preparation

302

   

Key Sheet

303

11/17/17  

Signature Sheet

304

   

Summary of Pay Items

305

   

Drainage Map and Bridge Hydraulic Recommendation Sheet

306

12/07/17  

Typical Sections

307

 RDB17-17 

Summary of Quantities

  RDB17-18  

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

   

Cross Sections

320

   

Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plan (SWPPP)

321

   

Temporary Traffic Control Plan

322

   

Utility Adjustments

323

   

Selective Clearing and Grubbing

324

   

Miscellaneous Structures

325

02/05/18  

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