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A Guide to Locating Guidance in Technical Services (Word)  
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​Directives

Number  
Title 
Effective Date Last 
Updated 
Technical Services
TSB07-01(D) 
Errors and Omissions Contract Language and Administration Procedures 
10/22/2007
08/16/2013
TSB09-01(D)  Technical Guidance Practices 11/06/2009 Supersedes
TSB06-01(D) 
TSB11-01(D) Professional Sealing of Project Special Provisions 
 
07/01/2011 Supersedes
TSB06-02(D) 
TSB11-02(D)  Documents Requiring the Seal of Licensed Engineers, Land Surveyors, Geologists, Landscape Arthitects, and Photogrammetricts 08/01/2011 Supersedes
TSB10-01(D)  
Geo-Environmental
GE 10-01(D) 
NEPA Environmental Impact Statement Annotated Template
05/05/2010
08/11/2014 
GE 14-01(D) ​Management of Surface Soils Removed Within to ODOT Operational Right of Way 09/17/2014 ​New
Right of Way 
RW08-01(D)  Intergovernmental Agreement for Right of Way Services 10/31/2008
12/29/11
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Bulletins​

Number  
Title  
Effective Date Last Updated 
Technical Services
​TSB08-01(B) As Constructed Plans 
06/01/2008
08/28/2013
TSB08-02(B) Design Criteria Document? 09/01/2008
03/01/2012
TSB12-01(B)  Project-specific Special Provisions
Supersedes
TBS09-02(B)
08/16/2012
05/07/2013
TSB13-01(B) Approval of Specification Modifications (Project Special Provisions and Contract Change Orders) 05/07/2013 New
AM07-01(B)  Deposit in Lieu of a Bond for a Permit to Construct a Road Approach 06/14/2007 04/01/2012
AM07-02(B) Deposits for a Permit to Construct a Temporary Road Approach 06/14/2007 07/15/2009
AM 10-01(B) Filing, Distribution, and Transfer of Approach Road Permit Records 07/01/2010
New
AM11-01(B)  Non-traversable medians as mitigation for private approaches on highways with less than or equal to 5,000 AADT 03/15/2011
New
AM12-01(B) Land Use Compatibility Statement (LUCS) for Approach Road Permitting 10/01/2012 New
AM13-01(B) Timelines for Approach Road Permitting Process 05/01/2013 11/12/2014
AM13-02(B) Access Management Spacing Standards for Private Approaches to State Highways 04/08/2013 09/24/2014
AM13-03(B) Reviewing SPIS Rating for Approach Permitting 04/08/2013 09/29/2014
AM13-04(B) Evaluating Offset Connections for Access Permitting 05/01/2013 New
AM13-05(B) Approach Spacing Near a Public Approach on Region and District Highways with Posted Speed > 50 MPH 05/01/2013 09/29/2014
AM13-06(B) Sight Distance Standards and Deviations for Highway Approaches 05/01/2013 09/24/2014
AM13-07(B) Traffic Impact Analysis (TIA) Requirements for Approach Permits 05/15/2013 New
AM13-08(B) Queuing Evaluation for Approach Permitting 05/15/2013 10/02/2014
AM13-09(B) Weaving in the Vicinity of an Approach 05/15/2013 10/02/2014
AM13-10(B) Analyzing Crash Rates for Approach Permitting 05/23/13 New
AM13-11(B) Channelization Standards for Private Approaches 05/23/13 09/24/2014
Geo-Environmental 
GE07-01(B) FHWA Limitations on PS&E Exception Letters 05/09/2007 08/11/2014
GE07-03(B) 
Underground Injection Control (UIC) Systems 02/10/2006 03/09/2012
GE07-04(B) Mitigation site monitoring, modifications, and release procedures 09/20/2007 08/03/2012
GE08-03(B)  Public Involvement Procedures for Federal-Aid Project Development 12/09/2008
08/11/2014
GE08-04(B)  Designating Construction Staging and Disposal Sites 12/09/2008
07/02/2012 
GE09-03(B) Turbidity monitoring for permitted in-water work and construction related discharges 
01/30/2009
01/15/2013
GE09-04(B) Biology Mitigation Monitoring Standards 04/01/2009
06/03/2014 
GE09-05(B)  Categorical Exclusion (CE) Closeout Process, Guidance, and Documentation 
03/24/2009
08/11/2014
GE09-07(B) Determining Jurisdictional Boundaries on Non-Tidally Influenced, Freshwater Streams and Feature 
08/10/2009
05/05/2014
GE10-02(B)  Hydraulics/Stormwater Report Management 
05/01/2010
08/10/2012 
GE11-01(B)   Evaluating Compensatory Mitigation site locations and Site Restoration to minimize conflicts with highway operations and maintenance   07/18/2011
08/01/2013
GE11-02(B)  Environmental Non Compliance Incident Reporting 07/21/2011
08/26/2013
GE14-01(B) ​Temporary Water Management (TWM) Plans Drafting Guidance ​06/01/2014 ​New
GE14-02(B) ​Erosion and Sediment Control Plans-Stamping Requirements ​06/18/2014 ​New
GE14-03(B) ​Qualification Program for ESA Compliance ​10/02/2014

​New

Supersedes GE12-01(B)

GE14-04(B) ​Qualification Program for Cultural Resources Unit - Cultural Resources Program ​11/13/2014 New​
Right of Way 
RW06-01(B)   Process for the Disposal of Surplus Property 08/01/2006  09/06/2012 
RW08-01(B)  Relinquishment of Project Right of Way to Local Public Agency 
05/15/2008 07/22/2009
RW08-02(B)  Abandonment of Former Right of Way to Abutting Property Owners 
  
05/15/2008 07/22/2009
​RW09-04(B) Advanced Acquisition of Right of Way – State Funds ​08/01/2013 ​New
RW14-01(B) Determination of Existing Right of Way for Low Risk Projects​ ​11/01/2014 New​
Traffic-Roadway Engineering 
Traffic 
TR05-10(B) 
ITS Design Responsibility
09/01/2005 07/24/2012
TR07-01(B) ODOT Traffic Signal Policy for Protected Green Clear-out at Highway-Railroad Grade Crossing 4/10/2007
07/27/2009
TR07-06(B)  Decorative Luminaire Support Design Requirements 12/01/2007
07/01/2012
TR07-07(B)  Highway Safety Engineering "Quick Fix" Program 09/20/2007 07/01/2012
TR07-10(B)  
Illumination Design 09/28/2007 Supersedes
TR05-11 
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Validated
07/18/2012
TR08-01(B) 2070 Traffic Signal Controller 01/01/2009
06/01/2012
Roadway    
RD07-05(B) Salvaging Features and Excess Materials Associated with Transportation Projects by Contract Specification 07/01/2007 01/02/2014
RD13-02(B) ​1R Program - ADA and other programmatic updates ​01/01/2014 New​
RD13-03(B) ​3D Roadway Design ​12/31/2013 ​New
RD14-02(B) Map 21 Changes To NHS Designation To State, County, And City Facilities​ ​03/01/2014 ​New

 

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Advisories​

Number  
Title  
Effective Date  Last Updated 
Technical Services      
TSB12-01(A)  Contract Plans Sheet Development Guidelines? 05/01/2012 Supersedes TSB11-01(A)
Construction
CO11-01(A)  New Pavement Services Guidance 
Pavement Preservation Consideration for Bicycle Travel 
  08/10/2011
 
New
Geo-Environmental 
GE07-01(A)  Bald Eagle - Delisted from Federal ESA 08/31/2007
10/18/2012 
GE08-01(A)  Deed Restrictions and Compensatory Mitigation within ODOT Operating Right of Way 
01/07/2008
05/05/2014 
GE08-03(A)  SLOPES IV Handbook 10/20/2008
08/20/2012 
GE09-02(A)   Environmental Monitoring Budgets 05/05/2009
08/04/2014
GE09-03(A)  Sediment Fences and Straw Bales for Sediment Control 09/17/2009
07/15/2014 
GE11-01(A)  
Environmental Documentation for State Funded Projects 
11/14/2011
New
GE12-01(A) Correct Use of Erosion and Sediment Control Specification Language 10/10/2012 07/15/2014
Traffic-Roadway Engineering 
Roadway 
RD09-03(A)  Buy America Procedures for Federally Funded Projects 06/09/2009
New
RD13-01(A) ​ADA Ramps in Resurfacing Projects: 1991 Verses Current ADA Standards 01/01/2014 ​New
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