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Quality Assurance Program for Design

QA Steering Team

PURPOSE – The purpose of the Quality Assurance Steering Team (QAST) is to develop, promote and implement a statewide quality assurance program for project design.
  1. Implement a Design Quality Assurance Program
  2. Evaluate Design Quality Assurance Program success and revise if needed
  3. Assure consistent approach for Design QA program documents
  4. Provide recommendations for continuous improvement initiatives in QA program
Charter & Workplan Documents
Quality Assurance Steering Team Charter  
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Quality Program Documents

Guidance/Template for Consultants Quality Plan - Updated April 2013

Quality Control Checklists

The first checklist is sorted by project development phase. The other one is sorted by technical discipline. Checklists are an effective part of  a Quality Control Plan. (Note:  These are read-only documents)
QA Checklist 1 (Appendix B)
QA Checklist 2
Archive Documents (for reference only)

  • This document was used for the Quality Control Plan Model for consultant quality plans prior to January 2012

Quality Assurance Guidebook (2004)
QA Guidebook (pdf)

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Please direct any questions regarding ODOT’s Quality Assurance Program for Design to the Quality Assurance Program Manager or the Manager of the Office of Project Letting.

Larry McKinley
Office of Project Letting Manager
ODOT Office of Project Letting 
4040 Fairview Industrial Dr SE, MS 1
Salem, OR 97302-1142
The Quality Assurance Program for Design (Quality Program) is located within the Office of Project Letting in ODOT’s Technical Services Traffic-Roadway Section.

Here is a link to Organizational Chart for the Office of Project Letting to help provide better understanding of its structure.
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Quality Resources

Resources and Links
OPL Manuals, Guides, Forms and Publications - This web page provides various manuals, guides, forms and publications that will help preparation of project PS&E documents.
Commonly Missed Items - This is a list of the most common issues seen in PS&E submittals.
PS&E Acceptance Formal Measures and Informal Metrics 
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