Manuals and Guides

Manual Title Description 

Division

CADD Manual
         

CADD Manual

Location and Design
 

BMP Design Manual
                        
BMP Design Manual of Practice
 
Location and Design
Drainage Manual
                        
Drainage Manual Location and Design
GRIT Manual       Guardrail Installation Training (GRIT) Manual Location and Design
LD Instructional and Informational Memoranda
     
Location and Design Memoranda Location and Design
APD Instructional and Informational Memoranda
     
Alternate Project Delivery Office Memoranda
 
Alternate Project Delivery Office
PMO Instructional and Informational Memoranda
     
Project Management Office Memoranda Project Management Office
OD Instructional and Informational Memoranda
     
Operations Division Memoranda Operations Division
TE Memoranda

Traffic Engineering Memoranda

Traffic Engineering Division
 
Policy Manual for Public Participation in Transportation Projects
           
Public Involvement Manual   Location and Design
  
 
2008 Road and Bridge Standards
       

2008 Road and Bridge Standards

Location and Design

The 2001 Edition of the Road and Bridge Standards available on-line
    

2001 Road and Bridge Standards

Location and Design

Road Design Manual
    

Road Design Manual

Location and Design 

Proposal & Estimates System Manual
    

TRNS.PORT  PES Manual

Location and Design 

Structure and Bridge
Manuals
   
Structure and Bridge manual Structure and Bridge
Guide Manual for Causes and Repair of Cracks in Bridge Decks
9/25/09
  
Guide Manual for Causes and Repair of Cracks in Bridge Decks - PDF Structure and Bridge
Survey Manual

Survey Manual

Location and Design 

Traffic Engineering
       

Traffic Engineering Manual

Location and Design

Field Guide for Partnering for VDOT Projects PDF 
An aid in developing strategies that enhance partnering  between VDOT and various stakeholders.
Subcommittee of contractor CEOs and VDOT district administrators/construction engineers.
Traffic Operations Analysis Tools Guidebook ver 1.1 PDF Traffic Engineering

Guidelines for the Installation of In-Roadway Warning Lights
      

PDF 
Designer information for illumination of crosswalks
Traffic Engineering

Guide to the Traffic Impact Analysis Regulations

 

PDF Transportation Planning

Guidelines for the Installation of Marked Crosswalks
 

PDF 
Pedestrian improvements at uncontrolled locations
Traffic Engineering
State Corporation Commission Guide
 
PDF 
This guide is for new businesses operating in, or deriving income from Virginia sources.   
Transportation Planning
Approved Lists PDF  
                                  
Materials
Materials Certification School Manuals MCS 2013 Materials

Manual of Instructions

     

Downloadable by chapter Materials
Test Methods Manual PDF  
                                  
Materials
Project Cost Estimating System PCES
PDF
Construction
Post Construction Manual PDF 
Guidelines for the review and preparation of final estimates
Construction
Road and Bridge Specifications  Road and Bridge Specifications Construction
Project Specification Guide Project Specification Guide
PDF
Construction
Construction Manual Construction Manual
WORD format
Construction
Inspection Manual Inspection Manual
PDF format
Construction
Instructional Informational Memoranda Instructional Informational Memoranda
(Formally Construction Memoranda - CDs)
Construction

Land Development Inspection Documentation Best Practices Manual

 

Inspection Manual for new secondary streets and work completed under a Land Use Permit Transportation and Mobility Planning
2003 Public Involvement Guide for Planning and Programming
   
PDF Transportation and Mobility Planning
Land Development Inspection Documentation Best Practices Manual
   
Inspection Manual for new secondary streets and work completed under a Land Use Permit - Manual's website Transportation and Mobility Planning
Board of Supervisors Manual (revised 2013)
  
PDF Local Assistance
Locally Administered Projects Manual Locally Administered Projects Manual Local Assistance
Secondary Street Acceptance Requirements
     
Secondary Street Acceptance Requirements
 
Transportation Planning
Subdivision Street Design Guide Appendix B (1)
     

Based on SSAR 
  

Location and Design

Subdivision Street Design Guide Appendix B
     

Based on SSR 
  

Location and Design

2009 Pavement Design Guide
 
PDF 

 

Materials
Guide to Additions, Abandonments, and Discontinuances
  
PDF   Maintenance
MUTCD and Virginia Supplement to the MUTCD
 
MUTCD and Virginia Supplement Traffic Engineering
2009 Edition of the MUTCD with Revision Numbers 1 and 2 incorporated May 2012 and MUTCD (Revision 1)
 
VDOT has adopted this version and has provided a supplement. Traffic Engineering
2002 Traffic Calming Guide for Local Residential Streets
  
PDF Traffic Engineering
Roundabouts Guidelines Guidelines  for roundabout use
 
Traffic Engineering
2011 Virginia Work Area Protection Manual (WAPM) Standards and Guidelines for Temporary Traffic Control Traffic Engineering
Traffic Operations Analysis Tools Guidebook PDF Traffic Engineering
Environmental Traffic Data Abstract Standardizes the production of environmental traffic data. PDF  (Abstract)  Transportation Planning
Right of Way Manual PDF Right of Way and Utilities
Utility Relocation Manual PDF Right of Way and Utilities
New 2009 Manual for the Procurement and Management of Professional Services Revision [2], July 1, 2011)    
 
This manual promotes uniformity in the method of procuring professional services by VDOT. More Alternate Project Delivery
Design-Build Procurement Manual An overview of the Design-Build process that VDOT follows for the procurement of the Design-Build contracts for transportation projects. PDF Alternate Project Delivery
Subdivision Street Requirements   Transportation & Mobility Planning
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