Design and Construction

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Department of Public Service
111 N. Front Street

Columbus, OH 43215
Office :  (614) 645-3111   
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DPS Design Memos

6.21 - Sidewalk Drive Crossings 11/20/20
6.22 - Shared Use Path Widths 11/20/20
  
 

This represents an anticipated chapter list for the Columbus Roadway Infrastructure Design Manual (CRIDM). Any work done in the City right-of-way will adhere to the guidelines and standards contained herein as sections are completed and published. An official release will accompany each chapter with information on the expected date of compliance for the guidelines therein. 


1.00 Introduction 

     1.01 Purpose of Department of Public Service Design Manual 


     1.02 How to Use this Document 


     1.03 Revisions to this Document 


2.00 Standards 

     2.01 References and Specifications 


     2.02 Approved Products (Procedure) 


     2.03 Proprietary 


     2.04 Non-Standard (Procedure) 


     2.05 Experimental traffic control devices 


     2.06 Pilot Project (Definition-Procedure) 

3.00 Streets  

     3.01 Street Typologies 


     3.02 Federal aid, NHS and other route designations 


     3.03 Preliminary Engineering Studies 


     3.04 Geometric Design Criteria 


     3.05 Raised Medians

4.00 Horizontal and Vertical Design 

     4.01 Sight Distance 


     4.02 Horizontal Alignment 


     4.03 Vertical Alignment 


     4.04 Modern Roundabouts 


5.00 Cross Section Design 


     5.01 Zones of the Street 


     5.02 Median/Raised Medians 


     5.03 Curbs 


     5.04 Pedestrian and Bicycle Facilities 


     5.05 Roadside Design 


     5.06 Pavement Design 


     5.07 On-Street Parking  


     5.08 Street trees 


     5.09 904 Rules and Regulations 

6.00 Pedestrian and Bicycle Facilities 


     6.01 Bikeways  


     6.02 Sidewalks  


     6.03 ADA Requirements  


     6.04 Mid-Block Crosswalks  


7.00 Intersections 


     7.01 Intersection Design Principles 


     7.02 Curb Radius/Curb Extension 


     7.03 Sight Triangle at Intersection 

     7.04 Crossroad Alignment and Profile 


     7.05 Intersection Lane Alignment 


     7.06 Modern Roundabout Design 


8.00 Storm Drainage 


      8.01 General drainage


     8.02 Storm Criteria (Spread Calculations) 


     8.03 Detention and Water Quality


     8.04 Bio-Retention 


     8.05 Green Infrastructure (BMP's in the ROW) 

9.00 Traffic Control 


     9.01 Traffic Signals 


     9.02 Maintenance of Traffic (MOT) 


     9.03 Signing 

     9.04 Pavement Marking 


     9.05 Applications (Typical applications of signing and marking) 

10.00 Structures 


     10. 01 General 


     10.02 Wall 


     10.03 Aesthetics 


     10.04 Design Guidelines 


     10.05 Utility 


11.00 Railroad 


     11.01 Definition 


     11.02 Permitting 


     11.03 At Grade Crossing 

12.00 Surveying Requirements 


     12.01 General 


     12.02 Vertical Datum 


     12.03 Horizontal and Vertical Control 


     12.04 Centerline Documentation 


     12.05 Property Corner and ROW Angle Points 


     12.06 Horizontal and Vertical Reference Monumentation 


     12.07 Proposed Centerline Monuments 


     12.08 Field Survey and Basemap


     12.09 Centerline Survey Plat 


     12.10 Staking of Proposed right-of-way 

13.00 Right-of-Way Requirements for 3P and Public Projects 


     13.01 Maintenance Agreements


     13.02 Right-of-way Plan Objectives 


     13.03 Existing Conditions 


     13.04 Proposed easements 


     13.05 Right-of-Way Public Plan Format 


     13.06 Legal Descriptions and Exhibits


     13.07 Right-of-Way Plan Submittal  


     13.08 Right-of-Way Plan and Legal Description Revisions  


14.00 Guidelines for Private Utility Coordination 


     14.01 Purpose 


     14.02 Coordination 


     14.03 Clearances 


     14.04 Utility Search 

15.00 Landscape/Furniture/Art 


     15.01 Reference to other City documents 


     15.02 Street Trees 


     15.03 Street Furniture 


     15.04 Public Art 


     15.05 Transit Stops 

16.00 Plan Requirements 


     16.01 Plan Format 


     16.02 Plan Submittal (CRIDM to document existing process-no updates needed)


     16.03 Special Provisions 


     16.04 CADD Standards 


     16.05 Estimating 


     16.06 Scheduling Requirements 


     16.07 Invoicing 


17.00 Bidding and Conformed Documents 


     17.01 Process 


18.00 Construction Services 

     18.01 Pre-construction 


     18.02 Shop Drawings


     18.03 Request for Information (RFI) 


     18.04 Error and Omissions 


     18.05 Record Drawings (future desired to replace GDR) 

19.00 Applicable City Reference 


     19.01 Internal City of Columbus Policies and Design Standards 


     19.02 Internal City of Columbus Resources 


     19.03 External documents 


20.00 ODOT Coordination 

21.00 Private Plan Review