Advanced Roadway Plan Reading

The primary objective of this course is to provide the Students/Contractors with an extensive understanding of the concepts and practices of Roadway Plan Reading.


The fundamental principles of Roadway Plan Reading 101 are presented throughout the course according to current Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) Standards & Specifications and Plan Preparation Manual (PPM), Miami Dade County Standards Specification, Florida Statutes, Florida Building Code, Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices, FDOT Design Standards.

  • Demonstrate an understanding and a comprehensive overview of the following concepts: 
  • Scales and Plan measurements
  • General Notes
  • Quantities Tabulations
  • Views, Stationing, and Symbols
  • Typical sections
  • Roadway Alignment
  • Plans and Profile views  
  • Typical details
  • Drainage
  • Cross Sections
  • Earthwork
  • Signing and Pavement Markings
  • FDOT/County/City Standards
  • Standard Details