Utilities Accommodation Policy

Publication Number
M 22-86
Publication Version
M 22-86.04
Publication Date
Manual Manager
Rhonda Wiest
Originator
Design Office, Engineering and Regional Operations Division
Subject
Utilities and railroads

The Utilities Accommodation Policy was established in cooperation with the utility industry. The Utilities Accommodation Policy addresses:

  • AASHTO policy guidelines on accommodating utilities within highway rights of way.
  • State laws and regulations governing the accommodation of utility facilities.
  • Compliance with federal-aid policies and procedures.

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