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Public Works

Engineering Details & Specifications

This page is the index for details and specifications available from the Engineering Division of Public Works. Details will be posted as they are available for publication. Please come back to this page for updates.

Specifications

Public Works Projects shall be designed and constructed using the Standard Specifications of the Tennessee Department of Transportation dated March 1, 1995 and Additional Specifications and Special Provisions thereof. Additional Specifications as listed below shall take precedence over applicable TDOT Standard Specifications and Special Provisions.

Additional Specifications regarding TDOT Standard Specifications Sections 701 and 702 meet the requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act Accessibility Guidelines (ADAAG) and shall be used on all Public Works Projects with curb and gutter and/or sidewalks.

The Additional Specifications listed below are downloadable documents.

Specifications Documents
Revision Date Section No. Section Description
11/13/00 02225 Earthwork for Structures and Pipes
2/14/13 02500 Paving and Surfacing
9/06/00 02520 Cement Concrete Curb, Gutter, and Combined Curb and Gutter
9/06/00 02522 Cement Concrete Sidewalks, Driveways, and Median Pavement
5/07/14 02523 Detectable Warnings
8/22/14 02575 Pavement Repair
11/09/06 02720 Storm Sewers and Drain Systems
10/26/07 330523 Guidelines for Utility Horizontal Directional Borings

Details

Public Works Projects shall be designed and constructed using the details as listed below and the Standard Drawings available from the Tennessee Department of Transportation.

Instructions for printing

  1. SELECT THE DRAWING.
    Click on the name of the drawing to view. It will be displayed in a new window.
  2. SET YOUR MARGINS.
    In the new window, click on the "File" menu and then on "Page Setup." Set all of your margins as close to zero as the page setup window will allow, and then click OK.
  3. PRINT THE DRAWING.
    In the new window, click on the "File" menu and then on "Print..." Note that the drawings must be printed at a resolution of 300 dpi.

Instructions for saving

  1. SELECT THE DRAWING.
    Click on the name of the drawing to view. It will be displayed in a new window.
  2. SAVE THE DRAWING.
    After the drawing has loaded in the new window, right click the drawing. A menu should display that gives the option of saving the picture. Click on this and a standard Windows file dialog will appear, allowing the saving of any local location available.

Note: The above instructions apply to Windows users, using Netscape or Microsoft Explorer as the web browser.

Details Documents
Revision Date Detail No. Detail Description
03/14/00 DR-100 Standard Ladder Bars
03/14/00 DR-105 Single Inlet (Precast)
03/14/00 DR-106 Single Inlet (Brick)
03/14/00 DR-110 Double Inlet (Precast)
03/14/00 DR-111 Double Inlet (Brick)
03/14/00 DR-115 Triple Inlet (Precast)
03/14/00 DR-116 Triple Inlet (Brick)
03/14/00 DR-120 Combination Inlet (Precast)
03/14/00 DR-121 Combination Inlet (Brick)
12/01/00 DR-180 Trench Backfill
05/05/03 ST-200 Standard Curb with Gutter
05/05/03 ST-201 Standard Curb
05/02/03 ST-209 Standard Expansion Joint for Concrete Sidewalk
06/23/04 ST-210 Standard Concrete Sidewalk
06/06/04 ST-211 Obstruction in Sidewalk
11/10/00 ST-215 Standard Curb Ramp Notes
12/07/09 ST-222 Standard Pipe Handrail
09/09/04 ST-249 Utility Placement in R.O.W.
04/09/01 ST-250 Residential Divided Street
04/09/01 ST-251 Residential Low Density Minor & Local Street (46' ROW)
04/09/01 ST-252 Residential Medium Density Minor & Local Street (50' ROW)
12/07/09 ST-252B Residential Street Parking Both Sides
04/09/01 ST-253 Residential Medium Density Collector or High Density Local Street
04/09/01 ST-254 Residential High Density Collector Street (72' ROW)
07/27/04 ST-255 Non-Curb and Gutter Road Section
04/09/01 ST-260 Non Residential Local Street (60' ROW)
04/09/01 ST-261 Non Residential Collector Street (72' ROW)
04/09/01 ST-262 Non Residential Divided Street
08/25/00 ST-263 Standard Alley Section
12/08/08 ST-270 Flush Trench Repair
12/08/08 ST-271 Recessed Trench Repair
09/10/04 ST-272 Trench Pavement Repair (Outside Roadway)
03/16/06 ST-273 Utility Cut Locations at Intersections - Example 1
03/16/06 ST-274 Utility Cut Locations at Intersections - Example 1
03/16/06 ST-275 Utility Cut Locations at Intersections - Example 3
06/16/08 ST-276 Temporary Patch Specifications
05/12/03 ST-320 New Construction Curb Ramp
05/12/03 ST-321 Alteration Const. Curb Ramp w/ Sidewalk Less Than 9 feet
05/12/03 ST-322 New Construction Residential Driveway Ramp
05/12/03 ST-323 Alteration Const. Residential Driveway Ramp w/ Sidewalk Less Than 9 feet
05/08/03 ST-324 New Construction Commercial Driveway Ramp
05/08/03 ST-325 Alteration Const. Commercial Driveway Ramp w/ Sidewalk Less Than 9 feet
06/23/04 ST-326 Geometric Layout at Curb Returns with Radius 25 feet or Less
06/23/04 ST-327 Geometric Layout at Curb Returns with Radius Greater Than 25 feet
05/02/07 ST-328 Geometric Layout at Curb Notes
06/17/05 ST-329 Detectable Warnings at Curb Returns with Radius 25 feet or Less
06/17/05 ST-330 Detectable Warnings at Curb Returns with Radius Greater than 25 feet
11/28/05 ST-331 Residential Turn-Around Cul De Sac
05/08/03 ST-500 Brick Sidewalk with Concrete Setting Bed
05/08/03 ST-501 Brick Sidewalk with Asphalt Setting Bed
08/25/03 ST-502 Bike Lanes with On-Street Parking Permitted
08/12/03 ST-503 Bike Lanes with On-Street Parking Prohibited
12/16/03 ST-504 Pavement Markings and Signs for Bike Lanes
04/05/07 ST-505 RAILROAD ROAD CROSSING
07/08/10 ST-506
ST-506a
ST-506b
Bike Friendly Grate
08/01/10 SIGNAL POLICY This signal policy is intended to govern traffic signal timing and phasing within Metro Nashville.
10/15/04 Steel Strain Sheet 1 Standard Traffic Signal Layout for Span Wire Installations
10/15/04 Steel Strain Sheet 2 Standard Notes Layout for Span Wire Traffic Signal Installations
10/15/04 Mast Arm Sheet 1 Standard Traffic Signal Layout for Mast Arm Installations
10/15/04 Mast Arm Sheet 2 Standard Notes Layout for Mast Arm Traffic Signal Installations
10/15/04 Traffic Border Traffic Standard Plan Border (Reference file)
9/24/07 Downtown Streetscape Design Guidelines Guidelines for street lighting,furniture and pedestrian enhancements
05/01/14 Nashville 730N TDOT Traffic Signal Specifications

Solid Waste Documents