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Sign Design Information

​Contact Information

Heidi Shoblom, P.E.​
Sign Engineer
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Signing Design Manual

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Sign Policy and Guidelines

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Material Quantity Calculation Sheets

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Steel Support Shop Drawings

 For ODOT Designs
 For Consultant Designs
ODOT English Drawings  (Effective 6/1/13)
Consultant English Drawings  (Effective 6/1/13)

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Drawings & Database

NEW FileNet application to search for and download Traffic Plans (sign, signal, and illumination). Use the links below to access this application. 

FileNet is to be used for reference and historical drawing look-up only.  It is the users responsibility to verify that the information is correct and accurate by verifying the information with this office before use.
Getting Started Guide
ODOT FileNet Traffic Plans  

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EV Charging Symbol Sign

As of April 11, 2011 the US Department of Transportation Federal Highway Administration has given interim approval to use the alternative Electric Vehicle Charging General Services symbol signs on all roadways in Oregon. A link to the interim approval letter is below. 
Interim Approval letter 
In addition the FHWA requires ODOT to maintain a list of all EV Charging Symbol Signs installed in Oregon regardless of jurisdiction or maintenance responsibility.  If you are installing the EV Charging symbol sign on your facilities, please fill out the information form below and submit it to: jason.motley@odot.state.or.us
Information form (Excel)
Information form (PDF)

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Tools for Signing Curves

The Traffic-Roadway Section has developed and pursued a variety of tools to help ODOT and local agencies meet the December 31, 2019 MUTCD horizontal curve warning compliance date.  Below are links to tools and supporting materials to evaluate curve advisory speeds.  Please send any questions to ODOTCurveSigning@od​ot.state.or.us.


TR14-01(B)​ - Statewide Policy for Installing Chevrons, Arrows, and Advisory Speed Plaques

Rieker Curve Advisory Reporting Service (CARS)

Rieker CARS Portal

This paper discusses how CARS calculates advisory speeds and how curves should be analyzed on Oregon highways using CARS.

Digital Ballbanker Spreadsheet

ODOT Digital Ballbanker​​​​ (xlsm) Version 2.0 updated 05/15/2014 

ODOT Digital Ballbanker - Beta (xls) Version 0.9 (old version for Excel 2003)

ODOT Digital Ball-banking Manual​

Other Tools

Truck Scales for Leveling

Horizontal Curve Reports

Digital Video Log​ (ODOT Internal)

Related Research

Kinematics of Curve Driving​ (Bonneson, Pratt, Miles, and Carlson, 2007).

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