2019 Engineering Design Manual and Resources

2019 Engineering Design Manual and Resources (Effective January 1, 2019)

2019 Engineering Design Manual and Standard Drawings

The Engineering Design Manual and Standard Drawings (EDM) was adopted by City Council on November 13, 2018 and become effective on January 1. 2019. This update was undertaken to revise out-of-date information and references, improve clarity and readability, and update the document to reflect city policies, practices, and technology. The adopted EDM includes the following revisions:

  • Complete rewrite of the Water chapter
  • Combined Storm and Sewer chapters. Made Beaverton specific revisions to CWS Standards
  • Change maintenance assurance period from 1 year to 2 years
  • Add Non-Potable Water chapter
  • Add electronic submission of plans
  • Removed 24 x 36-inch plan sheets as an option
  • Removed requirement for the submittal of multiple plan sets
  • Reformatted the document
  • Change pavement design life from 20 years to 40 years
  • Added detailed table of contents for each chapter with links
  • Entire document is searchable including standard drawings
  • Added corrosion protection section and standard drawings
  • Revised many standard drawings to be current
  • Organization of plan sheets clarified and requirements updated.