DesignUpdateTraining

 

Thank you for visiting the Florida Department of Transportation Design Update Training Website. For your convenience, we have included links to the Webinar presentations regarding updates to our Design standards, manuals, handbooks and other related topics. Professional Development Hour (PDH) credits are not available for this Training.

If you require additional information, click on the presenter’s name to contact them directly by email. Thank you for your time and allowing us to serve your training needs.

Last Update: 02/07/2024

 

FDOT Design Manual (FDM) Update
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2024 FDM Chapter Updates
Below are the major changes to the 2024 FDOT Design Manual
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122 - Design Exceptions and Design Variations---YouTubeMary Jane Hayden

 

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202 - Speed Management---YouTubeDeWayne Carver
210 - Arterials and Collectors---YouTubeBen Gerrell
211 - Limited Access Facilities---YouTubeBen Gerrell
212 - Intersections---YouTubeBen Gerrell
213 - Modern Roundabouts---YouTubeJames McGinnis
Tiffany Gehrke
223 - Bicycle Facilities---YouTubeTiffany Gehrke
224 - Shared Use Paths---YouTubeTiffany Gehrke

 

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Standard Plans Update
DescriptionPDFVideo Presenter/Contact
Standard Plans Update for FY 2024-25 (Full Version)
Overview of the major changes for the FY 2024-25 Standard Plans for Road and Bridge Construction
PDFYouTubeRick Jenkins
Richard Stepp
Joshua Turley
Victor Johnson
Shae Gibbs
 
DescriptionPDFVideo Presenter/Contact
Standard Plans Update for FY 2023-24 (Full Version)
Overview of the major changes for the FY 2023-24 Standard Plans for Road and Bridge Construction
---YouTubeRick Jenkins
Richard Stepp
Joshua Turley
Part 1
General Updates
---YouTube Rick Jenkins
Part 2
Lighting, Roadside Barriers, and Pedestrian Fencing
---YouTube Richard Stepp
Part 3
Structures
---YouTubeJoshua Turley

 

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Standard Plans Update for FY 2022-23 (Full Version)
Overview of the major changes for the FY 2022-23 Standard Plans for Road and Bridge Construction
PDFYouTubeRick Jenkins
DescriptionPDFVideo Presenter/Contact
Standard Plans Update for FY 2021-22 (Full Version)
Overview of the major changes for the FY 2021-22 Standard Plans for Road and Bridge Construction.
---YouTubeRick Jenkins
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Standard Plans Update for FY 2020-21 (Full Version)
Overview of the major changes for the FY 2020-21 Standard Plans for Road and Bridge Construction.
---YouTubeDerwood Sheppard
Session 1
Introduction
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YouTubeDerwood Sheppard
Session 2
Drainage Indexes
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YouTubeRick Jenkins
Session 3
Landscape Installation
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YouTubeRick Jenkins
Session 4
Guardrails
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YouTubeRichard Stepp
Session 6
Minor and Major Revisions
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YouTubeJoshua Truley
DescriptionPDFVideo Presenter/Contact
Standard Plans Update for FY 2019-20 (Full Version)
Overview of the major changes for the FY 2019-20 Standard Plans for Road and Bridge Construction.
PDFYouTubeDerwood Sheppard
Session 1
General overview of the Standard Plans, Revision History Log, Errata Process, Updates to Misc. Indexes (Including; Earthwork Details, Superelevation, Driveways, and Sidewalk/Curb Ramps).
PDFYouTubeDerwood Sheppard
Session 2
Standard Plans Updates for; Concrete Barrier, Pier Protection Barrier, Opaque Visual Barrier, Guardrail, and Crash Cushions.
PDFYouTubeRichard Stepp
Session 3
Standard Plans Updates for; Temporary Traffic Control (aka, Maintenance of Traffic, MOT), Incidental Construction, Traffic Control Signals and Devices, Signing, Pavement Markings, and Lighting.
PDFYouTubeDerwood Sheppard
Session 4
Standard Plans Updates for Structures/Bridges.
PDFYouTubeJoshua Truley
DescriptionPDFVideo Presenter/Contact
Standard Plans Update for FY 2018-19 (Full Version)
Overview of updated Standard Plans and the new website layout Turnouts, Utility Adj, Traffic Separators, Sidewalk & Curb Ramps Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) Indexes - CCTV Poles and DMS
PDFYouTubeDerwood Sheppard
Part 1
Overview of Guardrail and Single Slope Concrete Barrier Indexes
PDFYouTube Richard Stepp
Part 2
Overview of Temporary Barrier & Temporary Traffic Control Indexes
Signing, Signal & Pavement Marking Indexes
PDFYouTube Derwood Sheppard
Part 3
Overview of Structure related Indexes
PDFYouTubeJoshua Truley
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Standard Plans for Road and Bridge Construction Implementation
Implementation plan; Design Standard Indexes to Standard Plans
---YouTubeDerwood Sheppard
 

 

 

General Training
Coming Soon
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Smart Work Zone Designer Training
Coming Soon
------James McGinnis
Alternative Intersections
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These trainings cover design and operational analyses of alternative intersections.------James McGinnis
 
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This webinar series is focused on design and analysis of Diverging Diamond Interchanges (DDI). This series will present guidance on the major elements of DDI project development including Geometric Design, Signing and Pavement Marking, Traffic Operations, Multimodal Accommodations, Plans Detailing, and Public Involvement.
FDOT Developmental Design Criteria, D217 Diverging Diamond Interchanges is covered as well as national design guidance and industry best practices.

Pre-requisites:
  • Participants should be familiar with Report FHWA-SA-14-067 Diverging Diamond Interchange Informational Guide and the FDOT Design Manual.
  • Participants should have a general understanding of roadway geometric design principles.
------James McGinnis
DDI OverviewPDFYouTubeJames McGinnis
DDI Geometric DesignPDFYouTubeJames McGinnis
DDI Signing and Pavement MarkingPDFYouTubeJames McGinnis
DDI Traffic OperationsPDFYouTubeJames McGinnis
DDI Multimodal AccommodationsPDFYouTubeJames McGinnis
DDI Plans Detailing & Public InvolvementPDFYouTubeJames McGinnis
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This course provides detailed information on the fundamental principles of roundabout geometric design. The course is comprised of nine stand-alone training modules that are based on topics covered in NCHRP Report 672, Roundabouts an Informational Guide and Chapter 213 of the Florida Design Manual.

Pre-requisites:
  • Participants should be familiar with NCHRP Report 672 and the Florida Design Manual.
  • Participants should have a general understanding of roadway geometric design principles.
------James McGinnis
Full Playlist---YouTubeJames McGinnis
Module 1 - Roundabout Design Overview---YouTubeJames McGinnis
Module 2 - Operations Single Lane---YouTubeJames McGinnis
Module 3 - Speed Management---YouTubeJames McGinnis
Module 4 - Design Vehicle Accommodation---YouTubeJames McGinnis
Module 5 - Single Lane Design - Size, Position, and Alignment of Approaches---YouTubeJames McGinnis
Module 6 - Single Lane Design - Design Details---YouTubeJames McGinnis
Module 7 - Operational Analysis - Multilane---YouTubeJames McGinnis
Module 8 - Multilane Design---YouTubeJames McGinnis
Module 9 - Bike-Ped Accommodation---YouTubeJames McGinnis

 

 
Audible and Vibratory Treatments
DescriptionPDFVideoPresenter/Contact
Audible and Vibratory Treatments (AVT)
Overview of updated Standard Plans Index 546-010 and Roadway Design Bulletin 18-03 (Rumble Strips and Profiled Thermoplastic)
PDFYouTube
Derwood Sheppard
Guardrail
DescriptionPDFVideo Presenter/Contact
Guardrail: How It Works!
Brief overview of how roadway guardrail works and why it is important to install in accordance with Department standards.
---YouTubeDerwood Sheppard
Lighting
DescriptionPDFVideo Presenter/Contact
Roadway Lighting Color Temperature by Context - Update Training
Overview of the background and design requirements for Roadway Design Bulletin 22-02
PDFYouTubeRichard Stepp
MASH Roadside Barriers
DescriptionPDFVideo Presenter/Contact
MASH Roadside Barriers - Design Lessons Learned
A repeat presentation of the session provided in the FDOT Symposium. This provides an overview of common design concerns for Guardrail (Index 536-001).
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Richard Stepp
Temporary Traffic Control
DescriptionPDFVideo Presenter/Contact
2021 FDOT Temporary Traffic Control Updates
Updates for Temporary Traffic Control (TCC) revisions in the 2021-22 Standard Plans and 2021FDM.
---YouTubeDerwood Sheppard

Advance Work Zone Management and Design
This training will cover the fundamental principles, elements, and devices associated with Temporary Traffic Control (TTC). Design considerations and positive protection devices (temporary barriers, stationary crash cushions, truck/trailer mounted attenuators, etc.) will be discussed, along with how to accommodate pedestrians and bicyclists. Finally, the training will cover TTC plan management and design.

---LTAPJames McGinnis

 

 

January 2017
Description PDFVideoPresenter/Contact
General Design Standards for 2017
Overview of updated Standards, new Standards and revisions
PDFYouTubeDerwood Sheppard
Richard Stepp
Structures Design Standards for 2017
Overview of updated Standards, new Standards and revisions
PDFYouTubeJoshua Truley
Plans Preparation Manual Revisions for 2017
This webinar provides an overview of the major revisions made for the 2017 Plans Preparation Manual (PPM). Additional discussion on the future of the PPM and the development of the FDOT Design Manual (FDM) is also included.
PDFYouTubeGevin McDaniel
July 2016
Description PDFVideoPresenter/Contact
Guardrail Training - Design Standards Index 400
Reference: RDB16-01
Module 1 New Index Sheets Nos. 1-10 (Part A)
Module 2 New Index Sheets Nos. 11-22 (Part B)
Module 3 Instructions for Design Standards (IDS)
Module 4 Design Tool Length of Need (Excel)
PDFYouTube Richard Stepp
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February 2016
Description PDFVideoPresenter/Contact
Federal Guidelines for Plain Language Initiatives
Discussion regarding definition of Plain Language, how it is implemented within the Agency and the affected publications
PDFYouTube Gevin McDaniel
Plans Preparation Manual Updates for 2016
Discussion for the update process, affected bulletins and related volume chapter changes
PDFYouTubeGevin McDaniel
Derwood Sheppard
September 2015
Description PDFVideoPresenter/Contact
Monitor Existing Structures
Specification 108, Upcoming Design Bulletin, Scope & Hours discussed
Frequently Asked Questions
---YouTubeGevin McDaniel
July 2015
Description PDFVideo Presenter/Contact
2016 Design Standards eBook updates
Revisions, instruction for design standards, bulletins, index updates
PDFYouTube Rick Jenkins
Drainage Update
Index 216, 261, 281
PDFYouTubeRick Jenkins
Concrete Barrier Wall
Index 410
PDFYouTubeDerwood Sheppard
Maintenance of Traffic
Index 600, 603, 607, 619, 660
Transitioning to "Temporary Traffic Control" (TTC)
New Procedures and Handbooks coming soon
PDFYouTubeDerwood Sheppard
Lighting
Index 518, 519. 17346, 17346, 17347, 17352, 17502, 17723
Discuss Specification 710-4.1.1
PDFYouTubeDerwood Sheppard
Structures
Overview, deleted Standards, minor and significant revisions discussed
PDFYouTubeJoshua Truley
Planning
Index 17900
PDFYouTubeDerwood Sheppard
January 2015
Description PDFVideoPresenter/Contact
Pavement Markings - Updates for July 2015---YouTubeDerwood Sheppard
August 2014
Description PDFVideo Presenter/Contact
2015 Design Standards Updates 
Discussions: Roadway Revisions, instruction for design standards, bulletins, index updates
Index 600, 11871, 400, 11861, 11862, 17346, 17347, 17515
Deleted Indexes -199, 21900
PDFYouTube Chester Henson
Rick Jenkins
Discussions: Structures
Data Table (Cell) Changes
Developmental Design Standards
New Index 5250 Perimeter Walls
New Index 21252 Access Doors for Steel Box Girders
Significant Revisions - Index 200, 206, 253, 289, 5200, 5210, 6110. D6011, 6020, 6025, 20010, 20120, 20510, 20511, 20512, 20900, 20910, 21930, 21250, 21251
PDFJoshua Truley
February 2014
Description PDFVideo Presenter/Contact
Day 1
PPM Updates - Shoulders, Roadside Slopes, Right of Way and Vertical ClearancePDFYouTube Benjamin Gerrell
Traffic and ITS Design - Length of Overhead Structures, Lighting of Street Name Signs, Lighting Justification, Interchange and LED LightingPDFYouTubeDerwood Sheppard
Traffic Engineering Manual - Yellow and All Red Clearance IntervalsPDFYouTubeRaj Ponnaluri
Project Management - Scope of Services and Staff HoursPDFYouTubeRobert Quigley
CADD Update- Summary of Quantities, Pay Items, Digital Delivery and 3D DesignPDFYouTubeMatt Sexton
Day 2
Drainage Updates - Drainage Manual and HydroplaningPDFYouTubeJennifer Green 
Structures Updates - Standards and Perimeter WallsPDFYouTubeGevin McDaniel
Pavement Type Selection Manual - Ch2, Ch 4, Economic Analysis, and District Quality Control ChecklistPDFYouTubeMaryJane Hayden
Proprietary Products Procedure - Process and Certification RequirementsPDFYouTubeKaren Byram
PPM Updates - Plans Processing and Electronic Review Comments (ERC) and Plan NotesPDFYouTubeSean Masters
UTM Updates - Quality Levels for Subsurface UtilitiesPDFYouTubeJohn Hazlip
Design Standards Updates - Website and Industry Review ProcessPDFYouTubeRick Jenkins
August 2013
Description PDFVideo Presenter/Contact
Day 1
Plans Preparation Manual (PPM) - July 2013 Updates and Rewrite for Design BuildPDF---Mary Anne Koos
Design Build - Office of Construction, RFP development, Technical Proposal Requirements discussionPDF---Alan Autry
Conducting Public Meetings - Public Involvement, Community Awareness, elements of Public Meetings, Plain Language Initiative and mandatory requirements discussionPDF---Rusy Ennemoser
Design Standards Update - Drainage and Roadway Index changesPDF---Rick Jenkins
Design Standards Update - Other Various Roadway Index changesPDF---Rick Jenkins
Design Standards Update - Website Layout and Content, Roadside Barriers, Industry Review, 2014 eBook updates discussionPDF---Rick Jenkins
Day 2
Maintenance of Traffic (MOT) Update - Review of the major changes made to MOT Design Standards for the 2014 book.PDFYouTubeDerwood Sheppard
Traffic Standards Update - Review of the major changes made to Traffic Design Standards for the 2014 book.PDFYouTubeDerwood Sheppard
Structures Design Standards - Major updates to the 2014 Structures Related Design StandardsPDFYouTubeGevin McDaniel
February 2013
Description PDFVideo Presenter/Contact
Day 1
Plans Preparation Manual (PPM) Review Process, Cross Slope Correction and Typical Sections - PPM Overview/UpdatesPDFYouTubeBenjamin Gerrell
Engineering Design Estimate Process, Plans Processing, Revisions to Bid Set, Re-submittal of Withdrawn Projects - PPM Vol1 Ch17, Ch20 updates Build - Office of Construction, RFP development, Technical Proposal Requirements discussion PDFYouTubeGevin McDaniel
Right of Way - PPM Vol1 Chapter 12 updatesPDFYouTubeGevin McDaniel
Alternative Roadway Paving Treatments, Bridge Railing - PPM Vol1 Ch2, Chapter 25PDFYouTubeGevin McDaniel
Design Build - Rewrite of the Structures Manual for Design Build, including the status of PPM Rewrite - New Design Bulletin - Direction to All Design-Build Project Phase Reviewers - Design-Build Frequently Asked Questions - Strategies for Writing a Flexible RFP on Design-Build ProjectsPDFYouTubeThomas Andres
Day 2
PPM and Drainage Manual Updates - Permissible 2.0 feet per second design velocity for hardship cases on storm drain - Minimum physical slope for pressure flow storm drain systems - Parking lot design guidance - Shoulder gutter locations - Temporary Maintenance Of Traffic (MOT) drainage - French drain placement - Resilient connector restrictions - Emergency access or evacuation - New Specific Gravity for Rubble Riprap - Apply Rule 14-86 only in closed basins or in flood prone areas - Removed interim High Density Polyethylene restrictions.PDFYouTubeJennifer Green 
PPM Updates - Median Traffic Railings, Overhead Signs, FAA Notification - PPM Vol 1 Ch7PDFYouTubeDerwood Sheppard
Florida Intersection Design Guide - 2013 Edition UpdatesPDFYouTubeGevin McDaniel
Florida Greenbook Updates - Upcoming May 2013 Edition - Overview and HighlightsPDFYouTubeBenjamin Gerrell
PPM and Design Standards Updates - Bicycle, Pedestrian and Transit Facilities - Urban Area Maps, Sidewalks and Crosswalks, Shared Use Paths, Shared Lane Markings, PPM Vol1 Ch8 and various related IndexesPDFYouTubeMary Anne Koos
PPM Update - Landscape and Community Aesthetic Features - PPM Vol1 Ch9PDFYouTubeDean Stoddart
Design Standards Updates - Crash Cushions and changes to Key Sheet - Discussing Design Bulletins, Index 430, Permanent Crash Cushions, PPM Vol1 Ch4, PPM Vol1 Ch10 and PPM Vol2 Ch3 Key Sheet RevisionsPDFYouTubeDerwood Sheppard