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Pavement Marking Design Information

Contact Information

Eric Leaming​, P.E.
Traffic Devices Engineer
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Bicycle Facilities

Standards for markings on bicycle facilities can be found in:
Interim Approvals
Green colored markings and intersection bicycle boxes have been approved for use on State highways and all local jurisdictions' roadways. See the Statewide Interim Appro​val letter​s for conditions of these approvals:

Per the conditions of the approvals, please report all locations in your jurisdiction where green markings are installed to Gary Obery, ODOT Active Modes Traffic Engineer, at gary.r.obery@odot.state.or.us​.

For other bicycle facility markings, the Federal Highway Administration provides a list of bicycle-related marking treatments and their current approval status (e.g.: can be implemented, currently experimental).

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Technical Guidance

Technical Services​ currently maintains a comprehensive list of Technical Guidance available in this Branch.  It contains a wide range of Directives, Bulletins, and Advisories.
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Pavement Marking Design - Layout and Detailing
This class provides pavement marking designers with current policies, standards, procedures, and specifications specific to ODOT.  Topics include:
  • Understanding Standard Drawings and Specifications
  • General pavement marking principles
  • Longitudinal line and transverse marking standards
  • Raised pavement marker standards
  • Materials and application methods
This class will satisfy 6 Professional Development Hours required by the Oregon Board of Examiners for Engineering and Land Surveying (OSBEELS) to renew a Professional Engineer (PE) license.

Next class offered:
TBD.  Please contact the Traffic Devices Engineer​ if you are interested in attending a class​.

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MicroStation Tools

ODOT Workspace: (For consultants, contains striping note bubble drafting tool)
The following link is for internal ODOT employees only.
An attempt to open this link outside the ODOT network
will result in an error message.
Striping Note Bubble: Drafting Tool Instructions

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