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2019 FDOT Design Manual

2018 FDOT Design Manual

Plans Preparation Manual (PPM)

2020 FDOT Design Manual

To view the Implementation Bulletin for the current FDM, please see RDB19-07

 

Development and Processes - Complete FDM Part 1 (Coming Soon)

Chapter

Bulletin Webinar Description
Introduction

100

Introduction

Link

Context Classification

102

Glossary of Terms

103

Standard Forms (Forms 121 B and C Under Review)

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

Standard Plans and Standard Specifications

116

Roundabout Evaluation (Evaluation Forms)

Plans Submittal, Review, and Processing

120

Design Submittals (Under Review)

121

Bridge Project Development (Under Review)

122

Design Exceptions and Design Variations

123

Engineering Design Estimate Process

124

Project Quality Control Plan

125

Quality Assurance Reviews (Under Development)

126

Lane Elimination Projects

127

Community Aesthetic Features

128

Federal Aid Project Certification

Final Plans Processing

130

 

Signing and Sealing Documents

131

Plans Processing

132

Plan Revisions

133

Retention of Electronic Documents

Lump Sum Projects

140

Lump Sum Projects

Design Criteria - Complete FDM Part 2 (Coming Soon)

Chapter

Bulletin Webinar Description
Context Based Design

200

Context Based Design

201

Design Controls

202

Speed Management

Roadway Geometrics

210

Arterials and Collectors

211

Limited Access Facilities

212

Intersections

213

Modern Roundabouts (Fastest Path Tools)

214

Driveways

215

Roadside Safety

216

Earthwork

Other Facilities

220

Railroads

221

Utilities

222

Pedestrian Facilities

223

Bicycle Facilities

224

Shared Use Paths

225

Public Transit Facilities

226

Patterned Pavement and Architectural Pavers

227

Freight (under development)

228

Landscape Design

229

Selective Clearing and Grubbing 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

261

Structural Supports for Signs, Luminaires, and Traffic Signals

262

Retaining Walls

263

Geosynthetic Design

264

Noise Walls and Perimeter Walls

265

Reinforced Concrete Box and Three-Sided Culverts

266

Bicycle and Pedestrian Bridges (Under Review)

267

Working Drawing Submittals (Under Review)

Plans Production - Complete FDM Part 3 (Coming Soon)

Chapter

Bulletin Webinar Description

300

Production of Plans

301

Sequence of Plans Preparation

302

 

Key Sheet

303

Signature Sheet

304

Summary of Pay Items

305

Drainage Map and Bridge Hydraulic Recommendation Sheet

306

Typical Sections

307

Summary of Quantities

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

Stormwater Facilities

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

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

3D Plans Production - Under Development