Location and Design Division

Location and Design Division 
Issued April 2002 - Rev. May 2017

Drainage Manual

The most recent version of the Drainage Manual is presented and is the official source for the development and application of all drainage design related to VDOT plans. Future revisions and additions will be highlighted on this Web site. It should be noted that the Drainage Manual as presented is superseded by (1) the current Errata Sheet, (2) current Hydraulic Design Advisories, and (3) occasionally by Location & Design Instructional and Informational Memoranda.

The information provided in this electronic version of the Survey Manual is a product of, and copyrighted by, the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) and is intended to be used for informational purposes only and is not to be sold or otherwise distributed for profit. Although this data has been tested by the Virginia Department of Transportation, no expressed or implied warranties are made by VDOT concerning, the accuracy, completeness, reliability and usability of this information. The Virginia Department of Transportation assumes no responsibility for any incorrect outcomes or damage resulting from the use of this information. All users shall expressly hold the Virginia Department of Transportation harmless from any liability or loss due to a virus or any other computer or software generated problem associated with these files.

If you have any technical questions or problems, please contact the CADD Support Helpdesk @ (804) 786-1280 or 1-888-683-0345.
If you have any questions or concerns with the content of the manual, please contact Jeff.Bragdon@VDOT.Virginia.gov

Effective immediately the Department will no longer offer either hard copy or CD versions of the VDOT DRAINAGE MANUAL.

Page last modified: May 23, 2017