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VDOT Road and Bridge Standards

Welcome to the Virginia Department of Transportation's (VDOT) Road and Bridge Standards web pages.

The PDF version of the VDOT Road and Bridge Standards is the official set of standards drawings for all VDOT projects.

Note: VDOT's standard drawings are not distributed or offered in any CADD format (example microstation.dgn or autocad.dwg).    
    
The release of the 2016 edition of the VDOT Road and Bridge Standards are in an electronic-only format and no longer provided as printed versions.The online version is the official copy.  
  

Charles W. Patterson, P.E.
Standards and Special Design Section Manager

Chuck.Patterson@VDOT.Virginia.gov
804-786-1805


Bryant L. Lowery, P.E.
Standards and Special Design Engineer

Bryant.Lowery@VDOT.Virginia.gov
804-786-9468
William M. (Matt) Barret
Standards and Special Design Engineer

Matt.Barret@VDOT.Virginia.gov
804-371-2788
   
Matthew T. Cross
Standards and Special Design Engineer

Matthew.Cross@VDOT.Virginia.gov
804-786-2577  
 

Current Edition

Required for Tier 1 projects with an advertisement date of Nov. 22, 2016, (non federally eligible), Dec. 13, 2016, (federally eligible). Required for Tier 2 projects with an advertisement date of Feb. 14, 2017.
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YEAR  
               
2016 2016 Road and Bridge Standards   Revised September 2017
Clarification of MASH guardrail requirements

     
Previous Electronic Editions

YEAR  
               
2008 2008 Road and Bridge Standards
2001 2001 Road and Bridge Standards

 

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The information provided in the electronic versions of the Road and Bridge Standards is a product of and copyrighted by the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) and is intended to be used for informational purposes only and is not to be sold or otherwise distributed for profit.  

Although this data has been tested by VDOT, no expressed or implied warranties are made by VDOT concerning the accuracy, completeness, reliability and usability of this information.

VDOT assumes no responsibility for any incorrect outcomes or damage resulting from the use of this information.  

All users shall expressly hold VDOT harmless from any liability or loss due to a virus or any other computer or software generated problem associated with these files.
    

Page last modified: Sept. 26, 2017