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The Design section within the Engineering division has an integral position within the department's overall purview. Design is responsible for developing high-quality plans, specifications, and estimates for the construction of safe, efficient, and effective projects to address Nevada’s economic, environmental, social and intermodal transportation needs.


  • Administration
  • Design Services
  • Hydraulic Design
  • Roadway Design

Design Services

Below are our currently available guides and manuals that provide invaluable information pertaining to the scope and function of the Design section.

Design Services
Specialty Subject
Specifications QA/QC Standard Specifications
CADD Support CADD Standards and Information
Standards Manuals and Compliance Standard Plans and Information
Scheduling Estimates  Project Cost Estimation Manual
Local Public Agency (LPA) LPA Manual
Landscape Architecture Landscape & Aesthetics Program  

General Contact Information

Nevada Department of Transportation
Roadway Design Division
1263 S. Stewart Street
Carson City, NV 89712