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Bureau of Design & Environment Manual - 2010 Edition

The Bureau of Design and Environment shall publish and maintain a manual which establishes uniform policies and procedures for the location, design and environmental evaluation of highway construction projects on the state highway system.

The purpose of this policy is to compile the policies and procedures which govern project location, design, and environmental evaluation into one comprehensive manual.

Some pages in this manual have been left intentionally blank in order to preserve the proper format for double sided printing of the manual.

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Manual

Subject

Part I

preface

PREFACE/SIGNATURE SHEET/MANUAL FORMAT, UPDATE and COMMENTS (751 kb) revised June 2012
ORGANIZATION AND FUNCTIONS (Program Development) (182 kb)
PROJECT DEVELOPMENT NETWORK (New Alignment) (411 kb) revised December 2012
PROJECT DEVELOPMENT NETWORK (Existing Alignment) (680 kb) revised December 2012
COORDINATION RESPONSIBILITIES (130 kb)
LOCAL AGENCY AGREEMENTS (3.4 mb) revised March 2012
UTILITY COORDINATION (839 kb)
RAILROAD COORDINATION (1.3 mb)
CONSULTANT DEVELOPED and/or DESIGNED PROJECTS (178 kb)
revised July 2013

Chapter 9

RESERVED (24kb)
RESERVED (33 kb)

Part II

PHASE I STUDIES (296 kb) revised August 2013

Chapter 12

PHASE I ENGINEERING REPORTS (735 kb) revised August 2013

Chapter 13

WORK ZONE TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT STUDIES (594 kb)

Chapter 14

INTERSECTION DESIGN STUDIES (766 kb) revised August 2013
INTERCHANGE TYPE AND DESIGN STUDIES (896 kb) revised August 2013
REST AREAS/WEIGH STATIONS (547 kb) revised June 2011
BICYCLE AND PEDESTRIAN ACCOMMODATIONS (1.9 mb) revised February 2013
Chapter 18 RESERVED (12 kb) revised August 2013
Chapter 19 PUBLIC INVOLVEMENT GUIDELINES (2.0 mb) revised October 2013

Chapter 20 

REQUIREMENTS FOR MAJOR PROJECTS (161 kb) revised September 2012

Chapter 21

RESERVED (62 kb)

Part III

GENERAL ENVIRONMENTAL PROCEDURES (578 kb)revised June 2012
Chapter 23 CATEGORICAL EXCLUSIONS (343 kb) revised August 2011
Chapter 24 ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENTS (964 kb) revised June 2012

Chapter 25 

ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT STATEMENTS (1.0 mb) revised June 2012

Chapter 26

SPECIAL ENVIRONMENTAL ANALYSES (899 kb) revised June 2012

ENVIRONMENTAL SURVEYS (308 kb) revised June 2012
Chapter 28 ENVIRONMENTAL PERMITS/CERTIFICATIONS (170 kb) revised June, 2011
Chapter 29 RESERVED (28 kb)

Chapter 30 

RESERVED (24kb)
DUPLICATED REGULATIONS AND GUIDANCE (45.3 mb) Revised February 2011
ACRONYMS/GLOSSARY OF ENVIRONMENTAL TERMS (122 kb)
AUTHORITY/RESPONSIBILITIES (171 kb)

Part IV

BASIC DESIGN CONTROLS (757 kb) revised February 2014
HORIZONTAL ALIGNMENT (1.2 mb) revised February 2014

Chapter 33 

VERTICAL ALIGNMENT (1.4 mb) revised February 2014

Chapter 34 

CROSS SECTION ELEMENTS (521 kb) revised January 2012

Chapter 35

ACCESS CONTROL/ACCESS MANAGEMENT (514 kb)
revised December 2013
INTERSECTIONS (2.7 mb) revised December 2013
INTERCHANGES (3.1 mb) revised February 2014
ROADSIDE SAFETY (1.2 mb) revised July 2012

Chapter 39 

STRUCTURE PLANNING/GEOMETRICS (1.3 mb)

Chapter 40

GENERAL DRAINAGE PROCEDURES (1.5 mb)

Chapter 41

CONSTRUCTION SITE STORM WATER POLLUTION CONTROL (457 kb)

Chapter 42

RESERVED (24 kb)

Part V

HIGHWAY SYSTEMS (161 kb)
RURAL AND URBAN FREEWAYS (New Construction/Reconstruction) (6.2 mb) revised February 2014

Chapter 45

EXPRESSWAYS (New Construction/Reconstruction) (4.5 mb) revised September 2012

Chapter 46

STRATEGIC REGIONAL ARTERIALS (New Construction/Reconstruction) (4.4 mb)revised December 2013

Chapter 47

RURAL TWO-LANE/MULTILANE STATE HIGHWAYS (New Construction/Reconstruction) (5.7 mb) revised September 2012
URBAN HIGHWAYS AND STREETS (New Construction/Reconstruction) (2.8 mb)
3R GUIDELINES FOR RURAL AND URBAN HIGHWAYS (Non-Freeways) (499 kb) revised March 2012
3R GUIDELINES FOR FREEWAYS (312 kb) revised March 2012

Chapter 51

RESERVED (24 kb)

Part VI

Chapter 52

PAVEMENT PRESERVATION (240 kb) revised March, 2012
PAVEMENT REHABILITATION (656 kb) revised March 2012
PAVEMENT DESIGN (2.4 mb) revised August 2013

Chapter 55

WORK ZONE TRAFFIC CONTROL (988 kb)  revised December 2011

Chapter 56

HIGHWAY LIGHTING (532 kb) revised February 2013

Chapter 57

TRAFFIC CONTROL DEVICES (265 kb) revised February 2013
SPECIAL DESIGN ELEMENTS (481 kb) revised January 2014
LANDSCAPE DESIGN (961 kb)
OTHER DEPARTMENT MANUALS (150 kb)

Chapter 61

RESERVED (24 kb)

Chapter 62

RESERVED (24 kb)

Part VII

PLAN PREPARATION (387 kb) revised June 2011
QUANTITY COMPUTATIONS (737 kb)

Chapter 65

COST ESTIMATING (157 kb)

Chapter 66

CONTRACT PROCESSING (303 kb) revised November 2011

Part VIII

BDE PROCEDURE MEMORANDA (638 kb) revised February 2011

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