Plans, Specifications & Standards

Public Works Documents


View plans, standard specifications, the Standard Traffic Ordinance and other documents used by the City of Manhattan's Public Works department:

Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices


The City of Manhattan and road managers nationwide use the Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD), which defines standards to install and maintain traffic control devices on all streets and highways. The MUTCD is published by the Federal Highway Administration under 23 Code of Federal Regulations, Part 655, Subpart F.

Proposed Stormwater Management Criteria Update (2022)


The City is considering the adoption of an updated Stormwater Management Criteria and related Standard Drawings and Specifications for stormwater infrastructure. The public comment period is now open.

More Information


If you have any questions, contact City Engineer Brian Johnson.