Design Manual References and Forms

This page contains resources that can be used for preparing environmental documentation, design exceptions, and District plans. These resources are working versions and are updated as needed. The Master Solicitation of Views (SOV) list usually needs to be supplemented with project specific information. Corrections to addresses are sometimes required.

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Design Exception Form Design Exception FormDesign 01/09/2017 252.42KB
Public Informational Meeting Advertisement Legal Display Advertisements and Press ReleasesEnvironmental and Transportation Services 07/09/2014 36.86KB
Public Informational Meeting Press Release Legal Display Advertisements and Press ReleasesEnvironmental and Transportation Services 12/01/2015 33.28KB
Public Input Meeting Advertisement Legal Display Advertisements and Press ReleasesEnvironmental and Transportation Services 07/09/2014 37.89KB
Public Input Meeting Press Release Legal Display Advertisements and Press ReleasesEnvironmental and Transportation Services 12/03/2015 34.82KB
Public Involvement Report Legal Display Advertisements and Press ReleasesEnvironmental and Transportation Services 03/08/2019 2.92MB
Public Hearing Advertisement Legal Display Advertisements and Press ReleasesEnvironmental and Transportation Services 12/03/2015 37.89KB
Public Hearing Press Release Legal Display Advertisements and Press ReleasesEnvironmental and Transportation Services 12/01/2015 36.35KB
Public Meeting Sign-In Sheet (SFN 59531) Legal Display Advertisements and Press ReleasesEnvironmental and Transportation Services 09/06/2017 629.12KB
NDDOT Title VI Public Participation Survey (SFN 60149) Legal Display Advertisements and Press ReleasesEnvironmental and Transportation Services 12/16/2014 372.79KB
NDDOT Title VI Public Participation Survey Instructions Legal Display Advertisements and Press ReleasesEnvironmental and Transportation Services 09/18/2015 102.33KB
div/dist/city/county CODES Legal Display Advertisements and Press ReleasesEnvironmental and Transportation Services 03/18/2013 104.88KB
Stormwater Poster for Public Meetings Legal Display Advertisements and Press ReleasesEnvironmental and Transportation Services 11/07/2012 7.18MB
After the Storm Brochure Legal Display Advertisements and Press ReleasesEnvironmental and Transportation Services 01/23/2017 12.90MB
1-08A Electronic Plan Sheet Submittal Checklist MiscellaneousDesign 05/06/2015 29.70KB
200 Year Discharge (Interpolated Estimate for Structures) MiscellaneousDesign 09/06/2016 16.55KB
3-01A Detailed Plan Checklist MiscellaneousDesign 11/30/2017 116.22KB
3-01B Abbreviated Plan Checklist MiscellaneousDesign 11/30/2017 117.76KB
3-01C Final Plan Checklist MiscellaneousDesign 12/04/2019 44.03KB
Borrow Site Report MiscellaneousDesign 09/17/2012 19.52KB
City Utility Disposition Letter MiscellaneousDesign 05/29/2009 28.16KB
Certification Page MiscellaneousDesign 11/23/2009 29.18KB
Decision Document MiscellaneousDesign 08/03/2017 74.24KB
Generic Memo with PE Stamp MiscellaneousDesign 11/23/2009 30.21KB
Plan Addendum Summary and Approval MiscellaneousDesign 09/21/2018 35.33KB
Project Cost History MiscellaneousDesign 08/05/2019 184.33KB
Railroad Crossing Review MiscellaneousDesign 11/27/2013 397.88KB
Survey Request Form MiscellaneousDesign 05/25/2017 212.48KB
Standard Specs MiscellaneousEnvironmental and Transportation Services 04/13/2018 8.56KB
Plan Revisions For Change Order MiscellaneousDesign 10/01/2019 52.22KB
Document Cover Color Codes NDDOT Environmental Document CoversEnvironmental and Transportation Services 10/13/2016 117.91KB
EA Cover for ND Hwy NDDOT Environmental Document CoversEnvironmental and Transportation Services 09/20/2019 33.28KB
EA Cover for US Hwy NDDOT Environmental Document CoversEnvironmental and Transportation Services 09/20/2019 51.20KB
EA Cover for Interstate NDDOT Environmental Document CoversEnvironmental and Transportation Services 09/20/2019 121.34KB
FONSI Interstate Hwy NDDOT Environmental Document CoversEnvironmental and Transportation Services 09/20/2019 120.83KB
FONSI ND Hwy NDDOT Environmental Document CoversEnvironmental and Transportation Services 09/20/2019 32.77KB
FONSI US Hwy NDDOT Environmental Document CoversEnvironmental and Transportation Services 09/20/2019 51.20KB
NDDOT Noise Policy and Guidance (2011) Noise InformationEnvironmental and Transportation Services 04/09/2012 198.47KB
Noise Analysis Template Noise InformationEnvironmental and Transportation Services 09/25/2019 12.61MB
Type 1 Project Determination Noise InformationEnvironmental and Transportation Services 08/03/2017 19.84KB
FHWA and NDDOT Programmatic Categorical Exclusion Agreement NEPA DocumentationEnvironmental and Transportation Services 05/01/2019 564.00KB
Environmental Document Process NEPA DocumentationEnvironmental and Transportation Services 10/13/2016 87.38KB
CATEX Workflow NEPA DocumentationEnvironmental and Transportation Services 12/17/2018 36.65KB
Determination and Approval Form (SFN 18878) NEPA DocumentationEnvironmental and Transportation Services 04/26/2017 1.57MB
Determination and Approval Form Instructions NEPA DocumentationEnvironmental and Transportation Services 10/13/2016 65.29KB
Programmatic CATEX (PCE) or Documented CATEX (DCE) NEPA DocumentationEnvironmental and Transportation Services 09/23/2019 58.85KB
PCE or DCE Environmental Impact Checklist NEPA DocumentationEnvironmental and Transportation Services 04/13/2018 56.65KB
CATEX by Definition (CED) Checklist NEPA DocumentationEnvironmental and Transportation Services 05/01/2019 27.33KB
CATEX by Definition (CED) Checklist Instructions NEPA DocumentationEnvironmental and Transportation Services 09/23/2019 31.65KB
Nationwide Section 4(f) Evaluation for Historic Bridges NEPA DocumentationEnvironmental and Transportation Services 01/31/2017 29.45KB
Nationwide Section 4(f) Evaluation for a Net Benefit to a Section 4(f) Property NEPA DocumentationEnvironmental and Transportation Services 01/31/2017 25.18KB
Nationwide Section 4(f) Evaluation for Historic Sites NEPA DocumentationEnvironmental and Transportation Services 01/31/2017 27.39KB
Nationwide Section 4(f) Evaluation for Public Parks, Recreation Areas, Wildlife and Waterfowl Refuges NEPA DocumentationEnvironmental and Transportation Services 01/31/2017 29.79KB
Nationwide Section 4(f) Evaluation for Independent Bikeway or Walkway Construction NEPA DocumentationEnvironmental and Transportation Services 01/31/2017 27.26KB
Section 7 ESA Guidance NEPA DocumentationEnvironmental and Transportation Services 03/10/2017 1.97MB
Blank ESA Affect Determination Table NEPA DocumentationEnvironmental and Transportation Services 03/10/2017 287.23KB
NDDOT - FHWA Programmatic Biological Assessment NEPA DocumentationEnvironmental and Transportation Services 03/10/2017 21.54MB
Programmatic Biological Assessment Project Submittal Package NEPA DocumentationEnvironmental and Transportation Services 03/10/2017 830.59KB
FHWA and USFWS Programmatic BA for NLEB NEPA DocumentationEnvironmental and Transportation Services 03/10/2017 4.05MB
FHWA and USFWS Programmatic BA for NLEB - Users Guide NEPA DocumentationEnvironmental and Transportation Services 03/10/2017 439.73KB
FHWA and USFWS Programmatic BA for NLEB - Project Submittal Form NEPA DocumentationEnvironmental and Transportation Services 03/10/2017 251.43KB
NLEB 4(d) Rule Streamlined Consultation Form NEPA DocumentationEnvironmental and Transportation Services 03/10/2017 29.58KB
FHWA and USFWS Programmatic BA for NLEB - Avoidance and Minimization Measures NEPA DocumentationEnvironmental and Transportation Services 03/10/2017 630.66KB
Section 4(f) Temporary Occupancy Concurrence Letter Template NEPA DocumentationEnvironmental and Transportation Services 09/07/2018 25.70KB
Letter 1 - General Solicitation of Views ResourcesEnvironmental and Transportation Services 07/23/2014 36.86KB
Letter 1 - General for PCE Solicitation of Views ResourcesEnvironmental and Transportation Services 10/13/2016 35.84KB
Letter 2 - US Corps of Engineers Solicitation of Views ResourcesEnvironmental and Transportation Services 02/14/2019 31.74KB
Letter 3 - USDA - Prime Farm Land Solicitation of Views ResourcesEnvironmental and Transportation Services 07/23/2014 30.21KB
Letter 4 - State Department of Environmental Quality Solicitation of Views ResourcesEnvironmental and Transportation Services 05/29/2018 39.42KB
Letter 5 - State Historical Preservation Officer Solicitation of Views ResourcesEnvironmental and Transportation Services 06/22/2015 30.72KB
Letter 6 - State Water Commission Solicitation of Views ResourcesEnvironmental and Transportation Services 07/06/2016 36.35KB
Letter 7 - US Fish and Wildlife Service Solicitation of Views ResourcesEnvironmental and Transportation Services 05/01/2019 215.50KB
Letter 8 - Advocacy Group Solicitation of Views ResourcesEnvironmental and Transportation Services 07/23/2014 36.35KB
Solicitation Envelope Solicitation of Views ResourcesEnvironmental and Transportation Services 06/10/2008 23.55KB
Master SOV Solicitation of Views ResourcesEnvironmental and Transportation Services 08/08/2019 137.22KB
Master SOV for PCE Solicitation of Views ResourcesEnvironmental and Transportation Services 10/02/2019 131.07KB
Preliminary Utility Coordination Form Utility CoordinationDesign 12/31/2015 661.15KB
Preliminary Utility Engineering Form Utility CoordinationDesign 12/31/2015 60.26KB
Preliminary Coordination Utility CoordinationDesign 11/16/2010 32.77KB
Notice of No Conflicts Utility CoordinationDesign 12/26/2012 33.28KB
Notice of Conflicts Utility CoordinationDesign 12/26/2012 32.77KB
Request for Agreement Signature Utility CoordinationDesign 12/26/2012 32.26KB
Copy of Signed Agreement Utility CoordinationDesign 11/15/2010 25.09KB
Certification - Consultant Utility CoordinationDesign 11/15/2010 26.11KB
Certification - NDDOT Utility CoordinationDesign 11/15/2010 25.09KB
Notice of Bid Letting Utility CoordinationDesign 10/05/2011 33.79KB
Appendix A1 Aquatic Resources Delineation Report template Environmental Information (Chapter 2 Section 4 Appendix) Appendix A Wetland Report ExamplesEnvironmental and Transportation Services 07/11/2019 3.41MB
Appendix A3 GIS Attribute Table Environmental Information (Chapter 2 Section 4 Appendix) Appendix A Wetland Report ExamplesEnvironmental and Transportation Services 11/20/2017 14.16KB
Appendix A4 Wetland OW Delineation Table Template Environmental Information (Chapter 2 Section 4 Appendix) Appendix A Wetland Report ExamplesEnvironmental and Transportation Services 11/20/2017 15.85KB
Appendix A5 Wetland and OW Impact Table Template and Example Environmental Information (Chapter 2 Section 4 Appendix) Appendix A Wetland Report ExamplesEnvironmental and Transportation Services 05/30/2019 17.97KB
Appendix A6 Wetland Mitigation Monitoring and Success Criteria Environmental Information (Chapter 2 Section 4 Appendix) Appendix A Wetland Report ExamplesEnvironmental and Transportation Services 11/20/2017 38.14KB
Appendix A7 Mitigation Bank Monitoring Report Example Environmental Information (Chapter 2 Section 4 Appendix) Appendix A Wetland Report ExamplesEnvironmental and Transportation Services 11/20/2017 7.35MB
Appendix A8 - Mitigation Site Monitoring Report Example Environmental Information (Chapter 2 Section 4 Appendix) Appendix A Wetland Report ExamplesEnvironmental and Transportation Services 11/20/2017 3.12MB
Appendix A9 Mitigation Monitoring Letter to Landowner (Template) Environmental Information (Chapter 2 Section 4 Appendix) Appendix A Wetland Report ExamplesEnvironmental and Transportation Services 11/20/2017 21.73KB
Appendix A10 Twelve Components of Mitigation Plan Guidelines Environmental Information (Chapter 2 Section 4 Appendix) Appendix A Wetland Report ExamplesEnvironmental and Transportation Services 05/13/2016 18.17KB
Appendix A11 Twelve Components of Mitigation Plan Example Environmental Information (Chapter 2 Section 4 Appendix) Appendix A Wetland Report ExamplesEnvironmental and Transportation Services 11/20/2017 28.52KB
Appendix A12 Monitoring Report Cover Letter- USACE Environmental Information (Chapter 2 Section 4 Appendix) Appendix A Wetland Report ExamplesEnvironmental and Transportation Services 11/20/2017 22.68KB
Appendix A13 Onsite Mitigation Monitoring Summary Table Environmental Information (Chapter 2 Section 4 Appendix) Appendix A Wetland Report ExamplesEnvironmental and Transportation Services 11/20/2017 11.21KB
Appendix B1 USACE 404 Jurisdictional Information and Examples Environmental Information (Chapter 2 Section 4 Appendix) Appendix B Wetland ResourcesEnvironmental and Transportation Services 05/09/2014 2.31MB
Appendix B2 Request of USACE Jurisdictional Determination Template Environmental Information (Chapter 2 Section 4 Appendix) Appendix B Wetland ResourcesEnvironmental and Transportation Services 11/20/2017 14.11KB
Appendix B3 Additional Information for Wetland Jurisdictional Requests on NDDOT Projects Environmental Information (Chapter 2 Section 4 Appendix) Appendix B Wetland ResourcesEnvironmental and Transportation Services 05/09/2014 17.04KB
Appendix B4 Wetland Classification Illustrations and Charts Environmental Information (Chapter 2 Section 4 Appendix) Appendix B Wetland ResourcesEnvironmental and Transportation Services 05/09/2014 190.35KB
Appendix B5 Wetland Impact Example - Typical Cross Section Environmental Information (Chapter 2 Section 4 Appendix) Appendix B Wetland ResourcesEnvironmental and Transportation Services 11/20/2017 289.80KB
Appendix B6 Active Mitigation Bank Location and RSA Map Environmental Information (Chapter 2 Section 4 Appendix) Appendix B Wetland ResourcesEnvironmental and Transportation Services 05/13/2016 617.80KB
Appendix B7 General Mitigation Guidance Environmental Information (Chapter 2 Section 4 Appendix) Appendix B Wetland ResourcesEnvironmental and Transportation Services 11/20/2017 271.53KB
Appendix B8 Bank Monitoring Report Guidance Environmental Information (Chapter 2 Section 4 Appendix) Appendix B Wetland ResourcesEnvironmental and Transportation Services 01/25/2018 132.37KB
Appendix B9 Onsite Monitoring Guidance Environmental Information (Chapter 2 Section 4 Appendix) Appendix B Wetland ResourcesEnvironmental and Transportation Services 01/25/2018 105.05KB
Appendix C1 404 Permit Application Environmental Information (Chapter 2 Section 4 Appendix) Appendix C Permit and Authorization ExamplesEnvironmental and Transportation Services 11/20/2017 4.73MB
Appendix C2 404 Permit Application-Onsite Mitigation Plan Environmental Information (Chapter 2 Section 4 Appendix) Appendix C Permit and Authorization ExamplesEnvironmental and Transportation Services 11/20/2017 197.34KB
Appendix C3 Floodplain Permit Application Environmental Information (Chapter 2 Section 4 Appendix) Appendix C Permit and Authorization ExamplesEnvironmental and Transportation Services 05/13/2016 10.93MB
Appendix C4 Floodway Authorization Request Environmental Information (Chapter 2 Section 4 Appendix) Appendix C Permit and Authorization ExamplesEnvironmental and Transportation Services 11/20/2017 10.91MB
Appendix C5 Sovereign Lands Permit Application Environmental Information (Chapter 2 Section 4 Appendix) Appendix C Permit and Authorization ExamplesEnvironmental and Transportation Services 05/13/2016 6.60MB
Appendix C6 Construction Permit Application Environmental Information (Chapter 2 Section 4 Appendix) Appendix C Permit and Authorization ExamplesEnvironmental and Transportation Services 05/13/2016 4.05MB
Appendix C7 USFWS Special Use Permit and or Easement Exchange Application Environmental Information (Chapter 2 Section 4 Appendix) Appendix C Permit and Authorization ExamplesEnvironmental and Transportation Services 05/13/2016 12.75MB
Appendix D1 Wetland Information to Environmental Environmental Information (Chapter 2 Section 4 Appendix) Appendix D Check ListsEnvironmental and Transportation Services 02/12/2019 946.93KB
Appendix D2 Floodplain Permit Application to Environmental Environmental Information (Chapter 2 Section 4 Appendix) Appendix D Check ListsEnvironmental and Transportation Services 11/20/2017 21.89KB
Appendix D3 Floodway Authorization Request to Environmental Environmental Information (Chapter 2 Section 4 Appendix) Appendix D Check ListsEnvironmental and Transportation Services 12/17/2018 29.36KB
Appendix D4 USFWS Special Use Permit Application to Environmental Environmental Information (Chapter 2 Section 4 Appendix) Appendix D Check ListsEnvironmental and Transportation Services 05/13/2016 26.03KB
Appendix D5 Sovereign Lands Permit Application Information to Environmental Environmental Information (Chapter 2 Section 4 Appendix) Appendix D Check ListsEnvironmental and Transportation Services 05/27/2016 24.84KB
Appendix D6 Construction Permit Application to Environmental Environmental Information (Chapter 2 Section 4 Appendix) Appendix D Check ListsEnvironmental and Transportation Services 05/13/2016 23.48KB
Appendix D7 Minimum Standards for Acceptance of Aquatic Resources Delineation Reports Environmental Information (Chapter 2 Section 4 Appendix) Appendix D Check ListsEnvironmental and Transportation Services 11/07/2019 213.32KB
Appendix E1 Omaha District List of Traditional Navigable Waters (TNW) Environmental Information (Chapter 2 Section 4 Appendix) Appendix E Miscellaneous ResourcesEnvironmental and Transportation Services 05/09/2014 411.29KB
Appendix E2 Summary of Nationwide 404 Permits Environmental Information (Chapter 2 Section 4 Appendix) Appendix E Miscellaneous ResourcesEnvironmental and Transportation Services 11/20/2017 61.66KB
Appendix E3 USFWS Wetland Management Districts of North Dakota Environmental Information (Chapter 2 Section 4 Appendix) Appendix E Miscellaneous ResourcesEnvironmental and Transportation Services 05/09/2014 2.54MB
Appendix E4 Emergency Repairs Guidelines Environmental Information (Chapter 2 Section 4 Appendix) Appendix E Miscellaneous ResourcesEnvironmental and Transportation Services 05/09/2014 8.51MB
Appendix E5 Memorandum of Understanding Between US Fish and Wildlife Service and North Dakota Department of Transportation Environmental Information (Chapter 2 Section 4 Appendix) Appendix E Miscellaneous ResourcesEnvironmental and Transportation Services 05/09/2014  
Appendix E6 Wetland Mitigation Banking in North Dakota - Interagency Guidance for Mitigation Bank Sponsors Environmental Information (Chapter 2 Section 4 Appendix) Appendix E Miscellaneous ResourcesEnvironmental and Transportation Services 05/09/2014 3.80MB
Appendix E7 USACE SOP #14 - Vegetation Mitigation Policy (signed 1-20-15) Environmental Information (Chapter 2 Section 4 Appendix) Appendix E Miscellaneous ResourcesEnvironmental and Transportation Services 05/13/2016 504.46KB
Appendix E8 - Wetland Monitoring Services Environmental Information (Chapter 2 Section 4 Appendix) Appendix E Miscellaneous ResourcesEnvironmental and Transportation Services 05/13/2016 26.50KB
Appendix E9 Compensatory Mitigation Rule Environmental Information (Chapter 2 Section 4 Appendix) Appendix E Miscellaneous ResourcesEnvironmental and Transportation Services 11/20/2017 96.45KB
Appendix E10 Native Woody Vegetation List Environmental Information (Chapter 2 Section 4 Appendix) Appendix E Miscellaneous ResourcesEnvironmental and Transportation Services 11/20/2017 62.43KB
Appendix E11 Map of Native Forests in North Dakota Environmental Information (Chapter 2 Section 4 Appendix) Appendix E Miscellaneous ResourcesEnvironmental and Transportation Services 11/20/2017 890.76KB
Appendix F1 Other Waterbody Data Information Environmental Information (Chapter 2 Section 4 Appendix) Appendix F FormsEnvironmental and Transportation Services 07/08/2014 634.20KB
Appendix F2 Photo Template Environmental Information (Chapter 2 Section 4 Appendix) Appendix F FormsEnvironmental and Transportation Services 07/08/2014 21.00KB
Appendix F3 USACE Great Plains Regional Supplement Data Form Environmental Information (Chapter 2 Section 4 Appendix) Appendix F FormsEnvironmental and Transportation Services 05/09/2014 1.14MB
Appendix F4 Scope and Effect Data Form for Drained and Partially Drained Wetlands Environmental Information (Chapter 2 Section 4 Appendix) Appendix F FormsEnvironmental and Transportation Services 05/09/2014 16.88KB
Appendix F7 Floodplain Permit Application Form Environmental Information (Chapter 2 Section 4 Appendix) Appendix F FormsEnvironmental and Transportation Services 05/13/2016 33.28KB
Appendix F8 NRCS Information Release Form Environmental Information (Chapter 2 Section 4 Appendix) Appendix F FormsEnvironmental and Transportation Services 05/13/2016 42.22KB
Appendix F9 ORM Bulk Upload Aquatic Resources Table Environmental Information (Chapter 2 Section 4 Appendix) Appendix F FormsEnvironmental and Transportation Services 12/17/2018 117.11KB
Field Collection Safety ReviewsDesign 12/04/2012 64.00KB
Safety Review Template - MIR Safety ReviewsDesign 08/31/2017 54.78KB
Safety Review Spreadsheet MIR Safety ReviewsDesign 08/31/2017 33.79KB
Safety Review Template - SIM Safety ReviewsDesign 08/31/2017 69.63KB
Safety Review Spreadsheet SIM Safety ReviewsDesign 08/31/2017 50.18KB
Safety Review Template - MAR Safety ReviewsDesign 08/31/2017 71.68KB
Safety Review Spreadsheet - MAR Safety ReviewsDesign 08/31/2017 50.18KB
Safety Review Template - MAR - Widening Safety ReviewsDesign 08/31/2017 54.78KB
Safety Review Template - MIR - Sliver Safety ReviewsDesign 08/31/2017 54.78KB

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