Design Memos


expand Year : 2023 ‎(3)
03-23 - 01-23.pdf
6/29/202306/29/2023Update on Use of Turf Reinforcement Mat (TRM)
Use and Installaton of Turf Reinforcement Mats (TRM)
2/10/202302/10/2023Roundabout Design Guidance Update
Updates the guidance of Roundabout use includes a review and approval process
expand Year : 2022 ‎(2)
9/21/202209/21/20222+1 Roadway Design Guidance Update with Signing and Pavement Markins
Updates 2+1 Design Guidance with Signing and Pavement Markings, Supercedes 04-13.
expand Year : 2021 ‎(1)
expand Year : 2020 ‎(2)
7/1/202007-01-2020HD-103, HD-200, HD-700, and HD-900 Updates
HD-103, HD-200, HD-700 and HD-900 have been updated in the Highway Design Manual and provides guidance when the updated sections should be implemented.
expand Year : 2019 ‎(4)
04-19 - DEA 01-19.pdf
12/12/201912/12/2019Post Construction Best Management Practices Menu
Introduction of the required development of a Post Construction Best Management Practice  (PCBMP) menu and how to access the menu.
8/13/201908/13/2019Shoulder Widening for Guardrails
guidelines for guardrail stability
expand Year : 2018 ‎(1)
1/19/201808/01/2018Plan changes in Relation to Process Changes for Improving Adherence to Section 4(f)/Section 6 (f) Requirements
The change in procedures in relation to parcels of land that involve impacts to Federal 4(f)/6(f) properties and the identification of the impacts.
expand Year : 2017 ‎(7)
12/18/201701/26/2018Manual for Assessing Safety Hardware (MASH) Initial Implementation for Guardrail, Cast-in-Place Concrete Barrriers and End Treatments Active Sepia List Implementation
Adopting of the MASH testing criteria for safety hardware and the initial implementation for KYTC longitudinal guardrail and corresponding end terminals.
2/7/201702/07/2017Plan Submittal Process
Defines the KYTC Plan Submittal Process
02-17 - 01-17.pdf
1/24/201701/24/2017Revision of Special Provision 69, Standard Drawing RGX-100 Standard Drawing RGX-105
Revision of Special Provision 69, Standard Drawing RGX-100 and Standard Drawing RGX-105. The changes concern the Pile Cores and placement of the Structure Granular Backfill.  These changes should be implemented immediately.
expand Year : 2016 ‎(3)
3/8/201606/24/2016Standard Drawings 2016
The 2016 reprint of the KYTC Standard Drawings publishing and effective date.
2/16/201602/25/2016FHWA Termination of Interim Approval for Use of Clearview Font
The Federal highway Administration has terminated interim approval for the use of Clearview font on highway signing.Effective January 25, 2016.
expand Year : 2015 ‎(2)
8/28/201501/01/2016HD-100 & HD-200 Release
This memo publishes HD-100 and HD-200 of the Highway Design Manual. These chapters represent significant changes in the philosophy of how highway design projects are approached and how they are managed.
expand Year : 2014 ‎(7)
Policy for Electronically Signed and Sealed Contract Plans (1-2014).pdf
10/8/201410/8/2014Policy for Electronically Signed and Sealed Contract Plans
This memo establishes a change in policy for the format of the "Final Contract Plans" PDF file.
5/14/201405/14/2014Design Guidance for Proposed Shoulder Widths on New Construction and/or Reconstruction Projects
Clarifies how shoulder widths are to be determined and how the widths relate to guardrail placement
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