Office Engineer

Alabama Department of Transportation
Standard and Special Drawings
for Highway Construction

 This page allows you to access the Standard and Special Drawings for Highway Construction. Before proceeding to the Standard and Special Drawing desired below, please be aware of the "Important Notes" shown below.

Standard and Special Drawings
Important Notes:
  • The Alabama Department of Transportation Special and Standard Highway Drawings are proprietary information of the State of Alabama and are intended for use only on ALDOT sponsored projects. These drawings are not to be altered in any way. Unauthorized use of any or all of these drawings may be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law.

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  • The Standard Drawings have been combined into sections to allow for better maintenance on the ALDOT web site.