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Engineering Directives

The SCDOT Deputy Secretary for Engineering sets engineering policy and direction, which requires compliance by the appropriate engineering divisions and all other providers of service to the Engineering Division, such as consultants and contractors. The Deputy Secretary for Engineering issues engineering directives containing the procedures for carrying out engineering policy. Engineering directives are reviewed annually.

If you have questions about engineering directives, please call the Office of the Deputy Secretary for Engineering at (803)737-7900 or fill out the ED Help Form.

An Index of the Engineering Directives (PDF 26 Kb), as well as all engineering directives are provided in Adobe Reader Format.

ED # Original
Issue
Date
Latest
Revision
Date
Title
0 11/21/2003 6/30/2017 Engineering Directives Index
1 11/21/2003 1/13/2017 Development of SCDOT Engineering Directives
2 11/21/2003 7/29/2011 Fiscal and Maintenance Responsibilities for Traffic Signal Installations on the State Highway System
3 11/21/2003 4/13/2015 Semi-Annual Work Zone Traffic Control Reviews
4 11/21/2003 4/14/2015 Reflective Sheeting for Rigid Highway Signs
5 11/21/2003 5/17/2011 Delineators on Interstates and Freeways
6 11/21/2003 4/29/2011 Changes to Stop Control
7 11/21/2003 8/22/2007 Guidelines for Scenic Byway Sign Placement
8 11/21/2003 3/3/2011 Road Inspections
9 11/21/2003 None Removal of Signs from SCDOT Right-of-Way
10 11/21/2003 12/13/2006 Disposal of Surplus Soil or Earth-Type Materials from Regrading High Shoulders, Cleaning Roadway Ditches, and Slopes
11 11/21/2003 9/3/2008 Procedures for Posting or Changing Weight Limits on Bridges
12 11/21/2003 None Equipment Disposal
13 11/21/2003 3/22/2011 Maintenance Bridge Replacement Projects
14 11/21/2003 6/18/2008 Procedure for Reporting Road Closings/Openings and Road Conditions Due to Construction, Infrastructure Failure, or Inclement Weather
15 12/8/2003 7/15/2014 Pavement Type Selection Process
16 11/21/2003 3/30/2009 Driveway Entrances
17 4/25/2005 5/5/2015 Encroachment Permits
18 4/30/2004 7/29/2010 Bridge Security and the Release of Plans
19 11/21/2003 3/22/2011 Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD), 2009 Edition
20 5/16/2005 None FHWA/State Cooperative Agreement Covering Forest Highways
21 2/19/2007 12/17/2008 The Permanent Closing of Department Facilities
22 7/10/2004 12/16/2009 Considerations for Bicycle Facilities
23 6/3/2005 4/10/2015 Standards for Stormwater Management and Sediment Reduction
24 6/2/2005 3/17/2014 Selection of Drainage Pipe
25 4/18/2005 4/24/2008 Specific Service (Logo) Signing Bid Procedures
26 6/29/2005 None Dams/Water Impoundments Adjacent to Highways
27 11/1/2005 None Drainage Outfalls
28 1/9/2006 7/27/2009 Road Closures for Parades, Festivals, or Other Events
29 12/3/2006 10/25/2013 Vegetation Management on State Highways
30 1/9/2006 4/18/2011 Borrow Pit Location and Monitoring
31 7/10/2007 4/29/2011 Procedure for Reviewing Requests for "School Bus Stop Ahead" (S3-1) Signs
32 2/24/2006 4/22/2015 Hourly Restrictions for Lane Closures on Interstate and Primary Routes
33 2/26/2007 None SCDOT Mast Arm Standards
34 9/12/2007 6/23/2016 Value Engineering Studies
35 10/8/2007 6/12/2013 Emergency Procurement of Construction and Consultant Services
36 2/1/2008 6/4/2008 Public Notification of Bridge Replacement Projects
37 9/4/2007 None Standards for Sealing Engineering Documents
38 4/7/2008 None Architect-Engineer Plan Errors and Omissions
39 1/22/2008 2/8/2010 Environmental Training
40 6/2/2008 4/20/2015 Acknowledgement Signs
41 9/15/2008 11/17/2015 Removal of Roads or Sections of Roads from the State Highway System
42 6/9/2008 8/12/2010 Inspection and Repair of Guardrail, Cable Barrier, and Crash Attenuators
43 6/19/2008 None Bridge Ices Before Road Warning Signs (W8-13)
44 2/18/2009 2/7/2011 Procedures for Removing Closed Bridges from the State System
45 11/10/2008 None Cellular Telephone Usage
46 1/20/2009 7/7/2014 Satellite Telephone Management, Testing, and Reporting
47 7/27/2009 7/11/2014 Local Public Agency Project Administration
48 8/9/2010 None Participation in Local Drainage Projects
49 4/19/2011 3/29/2012 Use of Dynamic Message Boards
50 1/13/2009 1/13/2017 CANCELLED 1/13/2017 - Non-Interstate Road Resurfacing Project Selection Process
51 1/12/2009 3/10/2017 CANCELLED 3/10/2017 - Bridge Replacement Project Selection Process
52 1/13/2009 None Interstate Rehabilitation Project Selection Process
53 7/15/2011 4/13/2015 Installation of Rumble Strips
54 1/13/2009 4/13/2017 CANCELLED 4/13/2017 - Safety Project Selection Process
55 9/9/2011 9/7/2012 Procurement and Administration of Federally Funded Research
56 1/14/2009 5/17/2010 Interstate Mainline Capacity and Interchange Project Selection Process
57 10/31/2012 None Maintaining Traffic Sign Retroreflectivity
58 1/1/2015 12/10/2015 Right of Way Certification
60 1/14/2009 8/20/2015 COG and MPO Project Ranking Process
61 1/14/2009 None Congestion Management/Air Quality (CMAQ) Project Selection Process
62 1/13/2017 None Non-Interstate NHS Pavement Improvement Project Prioritization Process
63 1/13/2017 None Non-NHS Primary Pavement Improvement Project Prioritization Process
64 1/13/2017 None Federal-Aid Secondary Pavement Improvement Project Prioritization Process
65 1/13/2017 None Non-Federal Aid Secondary Pavement Improvement Project Prioritization Process
68 3/10/2017 None NHS Bridge Replacement Project Prioritization Process
69 3/10/2017 None Non-NHS Bridge Replacement Project Prioritization Process
70 3/10/2017 None Load Restricted Bridge Replacement Project Prioritization Process
71 4/13/2017 None Safety Intersection Project Prioritization Process
72 6/14/2017 None Rural Road Safety Project Prioritization Process for Non-Interstate Routes

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