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INDOT: Design Memoranda

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All revisions to the Design Manual described in these memos have been incorporated into the current Indiana Design Manual.

Memos appear on this page for a period of 1 year following the date of the memo. After 1 year, they are moved to the Archived Design Memoranda page.

Memos that include a recurring special provision (RSP) or recurring plan detail (RPD) remain on this page as long as the associated RSP/RPD remains active.

Superseded memos are archived immediately.

This Page Last Updated: 06/11/2015

Number Memo Date Effective Date Affected Design Manual Section Subject PDF Files
Policy Advisory Attachments
15-13 06/10/15 Immediately None Waterway Permits Manual   Advisory
15-12 05/22/15 Immediately None Design Resources   Advisory  
15-11 05/01/15 Letting on or after May 1, 2015 None Anchored Temporary Concrete Barrier   Advisory
15-10 04/13/15 Letting on or after September 1, 2015 None INDOT 2015 Standard Drawings   Advisory  
15-09 04/13/15 Immediately None INDOT Storm Water Management Field Guide   Advisory
15-08 04/07/15 Letting on or after August 5, 2015 None Title Sheet Signatures for Local Public Agency (LPA) Projects   Advisory  
15-07 03/23/15 Immediately None Proprietary Materials   Advisory
15-06 03/23/15 N/A 17-4.10(03) and 205-3.02(03) Temporary Seeding and Mulching
  Advisory Section 17-4.10(03)
15-05 03/23/15 Immediately 14-1.02(06) ERMS Naming Convention and Contract Preparation Document   Advisory
15-04 03/23/15 Stage 3 on or after April 1, 2015 17-2.08 Structure Backfill and Flowable Backfill
  Advisory Section 17-2.08
15-03 03/13/15 Immediately None Panel Sign Wide Flange Post Selection and Plan Detailing   Advisory
15-02 02/06/15 Letting on or after July 1, 2015 None Safety Edge
  Advisory Figure 304-21X
15-01 02/05/15 Letting on or after July 1, 2015 104-1.04(04), 104-1.05, and 104-2.01, Figure 14-1C Utility and Railroad Coordination Certification   Advisory
Number Memo Date Effective Date Affected Design Manual Section Subject PDF Files
Policy Advisory Attachments
14-14 10/23/14 N/A   Flood Control Act Amendment
  Advisory DNR Flood Control Act Amendment
14-13 09/12/14 Immediately Figures 14-1E, 14-1E(1), 14-1E(2), 14-1E(3) Tracings Checklist & PS&E Narrative   Advisory Tracings Checklist
PS&E Narrative
14-12 07/02/14 Ready for Contracts on or after July 28, 2014, lettings on or after October 2014   2014 Interstate Highways Congestion Policy (IHCP) Policy    
14-11 07/01/14 Immediately 40-8.04(03)
Figure 40-8A
Interstate Vertical Clearance   Advisory Figure 40-8A
14-10 07/01/14 Immediately 40-8.01, 40-8.04(01), Chapter 53, 55-3.0, 55-4.01(03), Figures 40-8B, 53-1 through 53-9, 55-3A through 55-3H Practical Design Policy    
14-08 05/07/14 Immediately

72-1.04, 72-2.05(02), 72-3.01(02), 72-6.02,
Figure 72-2D

Bridge Preservation Policy   Section 72-1.04, 72-2.05(02), 72-3.01(02), 72-6.02,
Figure 72-2D
14-05 04/02/14 Immediately None Policy and Procedure for Determination of Technical Infeasibility Policy   Policy and Procedure for Determination of Technical Infeasibility
14-04 03/27/14 Letting on or after September 1, 2014

17-4.02(01)

Subgrade Treatment   Advisory Section 17-4.02(01)
Number Memo Date Effective Date Affected Design Manual Section Subject PDF Files
Policy Advisory Attachments
13-15 08/14/13 See memo None HMA Pavement Pay Items for 2014 Standard Specifications Section 402   Advisory Mixture Type Conversion Table,
USP HMA
13-10 04/15/13 Immediately 51-12.0 Roundabouts   Advisory Roundabout Design Checklist
Number Memo Date Effective Date Affected Design Manual Section Subject PDF Files
Policy Advisory Attachments
12-21 10/05/12 Stage 2 Submission on or after 12/21/12 409-9.0 Use of AASHTO LRFD Bridge Design Specifications Policy    
Number Memo Date Effective Date Affected Design Manual Section Subject PDF Files
Policy Advisory Attachments
11-12 07/08/11 Immediately See memo Metric-Units Plans   Advisory  
11-09 04/05/11 05/11/11, Letting 49-5.01(04) High-Tension Cable-Barrier System (CBS)   Advisory  RSP 627-R-546
RPD 627-R-546d
Number Memo Date Effective Date Affected Design Manual Section Subject PDF Files
Policy Advisory Attachments
07-10 07/26/07 Immed 82-3.05 Worksite Increased-Penalty Signs   Advisory RPD Eng. 801-R-542d
RPD Eng. 801-R-543d R
RPD Eng. 801-R-544d
RPD Met. 801-R-542d
RPD Met. 801-R-543d
RPD Met. 801-R-544d
03-07 7/02/03 Immed unknown Policy for Context Sensitive Solution Policy    
01-14 12/10/01 Immed unknown Water Main & Sanitary Sewer Construction in Contracts   Advisory