Permit and Franchise Application Information
Utility Franchise: Installations of a length greater than 300 feet along highway rights of way or a combination of several small sections and crossings.
Utility Permit: Crossings and /or installations no greater that 300 feet along highway rights of way.
Other Utility Accommodation Related Information
- WSDOT Utility Manual (pdf 4 mb)
This link is to a printable version of the WSDOT Utility Manual. The manual contains information about Control Zone, the AMT program, the Utility Permit and Franchise process etc.
- Utilities Accomodation Policy (pdf 1.6 mb)
This link is to a printable version of the WSDOT Utilities Accomodation Policy. This document provides information about requirements for underground utility encroachment, control zone guidelines for utilities, scenic classification, and the WAC's.
- Standard Specifications
Developed to serve as a baseline for work delivered to the public by WSDOT.
- Work Zone Traffic Control Guidelines
This link is to a printable version of the WSDOT Work Zone Traffic Control Guidlines.
- Questions or need additional information?
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