Our Mission is to ensure a safe and efficient transportation system by developing engineering policies, standards, and guidelines, providing technical assistance and advancing state-of-the-art engineering practices.
We accomplish our mission by assisting offices within Central Office and the Districts by acting as a consultant, by aiding in the review, design and operation of Ohio's transportation system.
We are dedicated to the betterment of Ohio's public transportation system with regard to quality and service by working with all public agencies and private companies engaged in transportation in a cooperative and professional manner.
ADA Design Resources
A collection of resources that contain ADA requirements and guidance integrated into many ODOT design manuals.
Technical assistance on geometric design features, including superelevation, horizontal and vertical alignment, and intersection and interchange design.
Manuals & Design Standards
Access manuals, guides, and design standards published by or relevant to the Office of Roadway Engineering.
Manual for Assessing Safety Hardware (MASH)
This manual sets crash standards for roadside safety hardware and sunset dates for non-MASH compliant devices.
Studies and Access Management
Information on interchange justification and modification studies, access variance approvals, the access management program, and more.
Traffic Academy courses are necessary for consultant prequalification.
Traffic Control is responsible for developing traffic engineering policies, guidelines, standards, procedures, specifications and the related publications.
Value Engineering identifies the functions of a project, establishes the worth of that function, generates alternatives through the use of creative thinking and identifies ways to provide the needed functions at the lowest overall cost.