The links below provide access to various documents and other resource material helpful to property owners in the development of real estate requiring the construction of new secondary streets and roads serving residential and commercial developments within Washington County.
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- 2005 Virginia Department of Transportation Subdivision Street Requirements (664k PDF) - This document sets forth the Virginia Department of Transportation's (VDOT) subdivision street requirements effective January 1, 2005. This is a regulation of the Commonwealth Transportation Board, adopted under the provisions of the Commonwealth's Administrative Process Act. This is the latest in a series of such requirements that were first adopted in 1949. The Subdivision Street Requirements and its companion references (particularly, the VDOT Road Design Manual Appendix B – Subdivision Street Design Guide and the VDOT Pavement Design Guide for Subdivision and Secondary Roads) provide parties involved in the planning, design, development, and regulation of residential, commercial, and industrial subdivisions with the necessary references required to develop streets to the minimum criteria qualifying for addition to the secondary system of state highways maintained by the Virginia Department of Transportation.
- Virginia Department of Transportation Subdivision Street Design Guide (1.06mb PDF) - This document is Appendix B of the Virginia Department of Transportation's Road Design Manual and is intended for users of VDOT’s Subdivision Street Requirements for the development of new subdivision streets functionally classified as “local” streets.
- 2000 Virginia Department of Transportation Pavement Design Guide for Subdivision and Secondary Roads (273k PDF) - This guide is intended to aid professional personnel knowledgeable in the field of pavement design. The pavement design procedures presented in this guide are for flexible pavements only and establish minimum requirements governing the design of pavements for roadways to be incorporated into the state system of secondary highways maintained by the Virginia Department of Transportation.