Manhole & Valve Box Adjustment Policy Changes to DM-5

H-17-027 (Step 2) Design Manual (DM) Part 5 Revision, Utility Relocations to institute a procedure for adjustments to manhole covers, drains and other surface devices in accordance with the existing law, 71 P.S. § 515 General road improvement (Adm. Code § 2005).  Additional minor revisions were incorporated into Chapter 8 regarding Abbreviated Incorporated Utility Work.

We encourage members to review this and provide feedback and comments to Aaron Hoover by Wednesday, January 3, so a compiled comment list can be submitted to PennDOT by their deadline of January 5.