Project Development Process

The Project Development Process guides VDOT's Preliminary Engineering process. It establishes guidelines for increased involvement of all stakeholders in the project lifecycle, with the goals of improving project coordination and communication, and ultimately improving the quality of the design-construction process.


To better understand the guidelines and process, please read the following documents which provide flowcharts of the process.

Project Development Process Flow Chart (PDF, 132KB)adobe pdf - Project Development Process Flow Chart. 

Instructional and Informational Memorandum IIM-226 (PDF, 12KB) adobe pdf - Preliminary Engineering Project Development Process  

Concurrent Engineering Training CD
A compact disk (CD) of the Concurrent Engineering Training is available. Requests for this CD can be made via e-mail to Irwin Lewis @


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