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Design and Engineering Manual

DDOT Design and Engineering Manual - yellow hard hat,plans, pencil, and ruler on a drafting table

The District of Columbia – Department of Transportation (DDOT) Manual for Design and Engineering describes the Department’s procedures and standards for preparing project construction documents.

The primary purpose of the manual is to enable the District's engineers, consultants, and private developers to efficiently and effectively develop projects that meet the District's policies and standards.

The project development standards, found below in the related  documents section, are written primarily for DDOT projects.


Provides departmental standards for construction projects for engineers, consultants, and private developers.

Related Document

DDOT Design and Engineering Manual - April 2009