Utility Manual, Accommodation Policy Rewrite and Training Delivery

Principal Investigator(s):

Cheri Marti, Former CTS Associate Director, Center for Transportation Studies


  • Jim Grothaus, Former Sr Dir, Tech Assist, Center for Transportation Studies

Project summary:

This project is to update the existing MnDOT Utility Manual and the Utility Accommodation Policy and deliver MnDOT Utility training. The updated manual will require the identification of utility-related best practices and potential missing material as well as the development of an enhanced user-friendly format. Technical writing and editing will be provided for both the Utility Manual and the Accommodation Policy. The project will: design, administer, and provide instructional support for a pilot training session and three follow-up training workshops. Create a communications plan to introduce the updated manual, policy, and training opportunities. Provide project management and administration.

Project details:

  • Project number: 2004048
  • Start date: 01/2003
  • Project status: Completed
  • Research area: Infrastructure
  • Topics: Research implementation