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R.O.A.D.S. Repository for Online Access to Documentation and Standards

The R.O.A.D.S. section provides online access to all documentation and standards required for design of Georgia DOT roadway projects  Please select from one of the main categories below to access the desired documents or standards.


Policy Announcements

The latest information for policy changes and updates as well as and essential information related to doing business with GDOT.   



 Bridge Design


 Plan Development Process


The Plan Development Process (PDP) manual outlines the current process of project development from project identification through construction award or final acceptance.

View PDP Manual


 Design Policies

The manuals  include Drainage Manual, Bridge & Structures Manual, Pavement Design Manual, Design Policy Manual, Environmental Procedures, and others.

View Manuals


 Plan Presentation Committee


This committee controls documents pertaining to standardization including the Electronic Data Guidelines (EDG) and Plan Presentation Guide (PPG).

View Committee


 Construction Standards & Details


Access to all Georgia DOT Construction Standards and Details are available for both English and Metric standards.

View Standards & Details


 Software Specific Files


Access to software files and documentation (including standardization and configuration files) for Microstation, InRoads, CAiCE, Haestad, as well as in-house developed software.

View Files & Documentation


 Design Related Resources


Access to miscellaneous design-related links and resources. including Electronic Plans Processes, and Earthwork Training materials.

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Disclaimer: All the information and links on this web site are for reference only. The material contained is provided without warranty or liability of any kind to the Department. Every effort has been made to make the information as complete and accurate as possible without errors. Updates will be made as needed due to any errors found. Any additions, suggestions or comments for improvement are encouraged. The information, documentation or reference material is not meant to be a complete instructional document. The intent is to provide easy, online access to the most recent information and guidelines that, if followed, will result in better quality and consistency for electronic plans and documents.

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Roy A. Flynt Memorial Library

This library includes more than 18,000 volumes of transportation-related books, reports, journals, and specifications from a variety of sources including AASHTO, ASTM, FHWA, TRB and others.

Visit RAF Library