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Public Works Engineering Details and 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.

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

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  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

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  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 Microsoft Explorer as the web browser.

Details Documents
Revision Date Detail Number/Name Detail Description
March 14, 2000 DR-100 Standard Ladder Bars
March 14, 2000 DR-105 Single Inlet (Precast)
March 14, 2000 DR-106 Single Inlet (Brick)
March 14, 2000 DR-110 Double Inlet (Precast)
March 14, 2000 DR-111 Double Inlet (Brick)
March 14, 2000 DR-115 Triple Inlet (Precast)
March 14, 2000 DR-116 Triple Inlet (Brick)
March 14, 2000 DR-120 Combination Inlet (Precast)
March 14, 2000 DR-121 Combination Inlet (Brick)
December 1, 2000 DR-180 Trench Backfill
May 5, 2003 ST-200 Standard Curb with Gutter
May 5, 2003 ST-201 Standard Curb
May 2, 2003 ST-209 Standard Expansion Joint for Concrete Sidewalk
June 23, 2004 ST-210 Standard Concrete Sidewalk
June 6, 2004 ST-211 Obstruction in Sidewalk
November 10, 2000 ST-215 Standard Curb Ramp Notes
April 8, 2019 ST-222 Standard Pipe Handrail
September 9, 2004 ST-249
Utility Placement in R.O.W.
April 9, 2001 ST-250 Residential Divided Street
April 9, 2001 ST-251 Residential Low Density Minor and Local Street (46' ROW)
April 9, 2001 ST-252 Residential Medium Density Minor and Local Street (50' ROW)
December 7, 2009 ST-252B Residential Street Parking Both Sides
April 9, 2001 ST-253 Residential Medium Density Collector or High Density Local Street
April 9, 2001 ST-254 Residential High Density Collector Street (72' ROW)
July 27, 2004 ST-255 Non-Curb and Gutter Road Section
April 9, 2001 ST-260 Non Residential Local Street (60' ROW)
April 9, 2001 ST-261 Non Residential Collector Street (72' ROW)
April 9, 2001 ST-262 Non Residential Divided Street
August 25, 2000 ST-263 Standard Alley Section
July 15, 2015 ST-270a Flush Trench Repair with Stone
July 15, 2015 ST-270b Flush Trench Repair with Flowable Fill
July 15, 2015 ST-271a Recessed Trench Repair with Crushed Stone
July 15, 2015 ST-271b Recessed Trench Repair with Flowable Fill
September 10, 2004 ST-272 Trench Pavement Repair (Outside Roadway)
March 16, 2006 ST-273 Utility Cut Locations at Intersections - Example 1
March 16, 2006 ST-274 Utility Cut Locations at Intersections - Example 1
March 16, 2006 ST-275 Utility Cut Locations at Intersections - Example 3
December 2020 ST-276A, Microtrench Policy and Specifications Microtrench Repair Specifications for roadway, curb and gutter, shoulder, and softscape grass.
May 12, 2003 ST-320 New Construction Curb Ramp
May 12, 2003 ST-321 Alteration Const. Curb Ramp w/ Sidewalk Less Than 9 feet
May 12, 2003 ST-322 New Construction Residential Driveway Ramp
May 12, 2003 ST-323 Alteration Const. Residential Driveway Ramp w/ Sidewalk Less Than 9 feet
May 8, 2003 ST-324 New Construction Commercial Driveway Ramp
May 8, 2003 ST-325 Alteration Const. Commercial Driveway Ramp w/ Sidewalk Less Than 9 feet
June 23, 2004 ST-326 Geometric Layout at Curb Returns with Radius 25 feet or Less
June 23, 2004 ST-327 Geometric Layout at Curb Returns with Radius Greater Than 25 feet
May 2, 2007 ST-328 Geometric Layout at Curb Notes
June 17, 2005 ST-329 Detectable Warnings at Curb Returns with Radius 25 feet or Less
June 17, 2005 ST-330 Detectable Warnings at Curb Returns with Radius Greater than 25 feet
November 28, 2005 ST-331 Residential Turn-Around Cul De Sac
May 8, 2003 ST-500 Brick Sidewalk with Concrete Setting Bed
May 8, 2003 ST-501 Brick Sidewalk with Asphalt Setting Bed
August 25, 2003 ST-502 Bike Lanes with On-Street Parking Permitted
August 12, 2003 ST-503 Bike Lanes with On-Street Parking Prohibited
December 16, 2003 ST-504 Pavement Markings and Signs for Bike Lanes
April 5, 2007 ST-505 Railroad Road Crossing
July 8, 2010 ST-506
ST-506a
ST-506b
Bike Friendly Grate
July 25, 2016 ST-507 Bicycle and Pedestrian Work Zone Safety Regulations
August 1, 2010 Signal Policy This signal policy is intended to govern traffic signal timing and phasing within Metro Nashville.
October 15, 2004 Steel Strain Sheet 1 Standard Traffic Signal Layout for Span Wire Installations
April 25, 2016 Steel Strain Sheet 2 Standard Notes Layout for Span Wire Traffic Signal Installations
October 15, 2004 Mast Arm Sheet 1 Standard Traffic Signal Layout for Mast Arm Installations
April 25, 2016 Mast Arm Sheet 2 Standard Notes Layout for Mast Arm Traffic Signal Installations
October 15, 2004 Traffic Border Traffic Standard Plan Border (Reference file)
September 24, 2007 Downtown Streetscape Design Guidelines Guidelines for street lighting,furniture and pedestrian enhancements
June 1, 2017 Nashville 730N TDOT Traffic Signal Specifications

Specifications

Public Works Projects shall be designed and constructed using the Tennessee Department of Transportation Standard Specifications for Road and Bridge Construction (latest edition), Additional Specifications and Special Provisions thereof. Additional Specifications as listed below shall take precedence over applicable TDOT Standard Specifications and Special Provisions.

Specifications Documents
Revision Date Section Number Section Description
November 13, 2000 02225 Earthwork for Structures and Pipes
February 14, 2013 02500 Paving and Surfacing
September 6, 2000 02520 Cement Concrete Curb, Gutter, and Combined Curb and Gutter
September 6, 2000 02522 Cement Concrete Sidewalks, Driveways, and Median Pavement
May 7, 2014 02523 Detectable Warnings
August 22, 2014 02575 Pavement Repair
November 9, 2006 02720 Storm Sewers and Drain Systems
October 26, 2007 330523 Guidelines for Utility Horizontal Directional Borings