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Attachment 3
TDOT/FHWA Policies, Guidelines, Procedures, Manuals and Standards

This appendix lists by topic the specific TDOT/FHWA policies, guidelines, procedures, manuals, standards, rules, and other publications used to administer the Federal-aid Program. The FHWA role in reviewing or approving the documents is also identified.

FUNCTIONAL PROGRAM AREA DOCUMENT DESCRIPTION TDOT ACTION FHWA ACTION

Environment

TDOT/FHWA 4(f) De minimis Procedures

Prepare and submit for FHWA review and approval

Review and Approve

Environment

TDOT Environmental Procedures Manual (Under development)

Prepare and submit for FHWA review and approval

Review and Approve

Environment

TDOT Public Involvement Procedures

Prepare and submit for FHWA review and approval

Review and Approve

Environment

Tennessee Interagency Agreement (Under development)

Prepare and submit for FHWA and other agency review; Signatory party

Signatory party

Environment

Programmatic CE Agreement

Prepare and submit for FHWA review; Signatory party

Signatory party

Outdoor Advertising

TDOT Highway Beautification Manual (Outdoor Advertising Regulations )

Prepare and submit for FHWA review and approval

Review and Approve

Right-of-Way

TDOT ROW Manual

Prepared and submitted

Approved

       

Planning Program

No Manuals Documenting Procedures

   
       

Research, Development, and Technology Transfer Program

TDOT Research Manual

Prepare and submit for FHWA review and approval

Review and Approve

       

Programming

2005 STIP/TIP MOA

Signatory party

Signatory party

Programming

2006 Advance Construction MOA

Signatory party

Signatory party

Design Monitoring Process

TDOT Design Standard Drawings

   
 

TDOT Design Guidelines

   
       

Design Monitoring Process

FHWA Guidance Paper for Interstate Access

   
 

TDOT Value Engineering Guidelines

   

Intelligent Transportation System (ITS) Process

Implementing ITS in Tennessee Procedures

Prepare and adopt

Reviewed and Accepted

 

TDOT Incident Management Strategic Plan

Prepare and adopt

Review for information

       

Bridge Program

TDOT Bridge Inspection Manual

   
 

TDOT Structural Memorandum

   
 

AASHTO design manuals/specifications

   
 

Bridge Inspection Reference manual

   
 

FHWA Technical manuals

   

Civil Rights Program

     
       

Financial Management Program

     
       

Maintenance Monitoring Program

     
       
       
       

Materials Quality and Acceptance Program

Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s)

   
       

Pavement Management and Design Program

FHWA Pavement distress manual

   
 

AASHTO design guidelines

   
       

Safety Program

MUTCD State Supplement

Prepare and adopt

Review and concur as being compliant with national MUTCD

 

Tennessee Strategic Highway Safety plan

Prepare and Adopt

Review for concurrence.

 

FHWA Guidance for preparing HSIP reports.

   

Miscellaneous Programs and Activities

     

Geotechnical Program

Retaining Wall Policy

   

Contact

Firas Ibrahim
Office of Program Administration
202-366-1564
E-mail Firas

 
 
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Updated: 07/27/2011
 

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