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Capital Project Delivery

PBOT Engineering Design
Project Delivery Process, Checklists, Forms, Documents, and Standards
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  • November 21, 2023 new City Engineer Directive WC003 - Interim Guidance for Installing Alternative Sign added.
    Posts and Support During Supply Chain Shortages
  • November 16, 2023 Revised Addendum/Construction Change Order Example.
  • November 9, 2023 new City Engineer Directive TL001 - Utility Trench Paving added.
  • October 9, 2023 Capital Improvement Project and Quick Build plan examples added.
  • September 29, 2023 Revised Estimate Template Master for 2020 Standard Construction Specifications, Revised When and How to Apply for a 1200CA Permit document.
  • August 23, 2023 Revised Peer Review Checklist and Design Review Checklist 30-60-90-Bid.
  • August 3, 2023 addition of Portland Pedestrian Design Guide

Design Guidelines

Capital Project Roles & Responsibilities

1200CA Permits

ODOT Contract Projects

Utility Notifications and Utility Relocation Demand Letters 

Design Exceptions

FEMA Floodplain/Floodway

Checklist Plan Review

Plan Sheets

CAD Files 

Note: CAD title blocks above are contained in .txt files. Download the *.txt file, then change the file's extension from *.txt to *.dgn after downloading. 

Title Block Instruction Guides

Plan Sheet Notes, Numbering, Addendum, and Change Orders

Example Plans

Estimation Forms

Traffic Signs 

Utility Vaults 

Railroad Coordination 

 ODOT Rail Site

City Engineer Directives


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