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Public Works Standards, Details, Manuals, Plans & Studies

Last updated: MAY 2019

All documents link to PDF files unless otherwise noted.

Reference Title Additional documentation Last Modified

Transportation Standards and Details for the Engineering Division

Memo: October 2018 - Standard Sandstone Thickness Waiver

PWES-002.0 Streetscape Design Manual   1/1/1993
PWES-004.0 Water Quality Management Plan   1/1/2004
PWES-005.1 Storm Drainage Design & Technical Criteria   11/1/2013
PWES-006.0 Sanitary Sewer Design Technical Criteria Manual   3/1/2008
PWES-007.0 Construction Activities Stormwater Manual   6/1/2010
PWES-008.0 Aesthetically Enhanced Detention and Water Quality Ponds   9/1/2010
PWES-009.1 Transportation Design Signal, Sign & Marking Standards   3/7/2019
PWES-010.0 Wastewater Capital Projects Standard Construction Specifications
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PWES-011.1 Wastewater Management Standard Detail Drawings   8/1/2015
PWES-012.1 Street Lighting Design Guidelines   3/1/2017
PWES-013.0 Ultra Urban Green Infrastructure Guide   3/1/2016
PWES-014.0 Bikeway Design Guidelines   6/1/2016
PWES-015.0 Uncontrolled Pedestrian Crossing Guidelines   9/1/2016
PWES-016.1 Small Cell Infrastructure Design Guidelines   5/31/2019


October 18, 2018 Standard Sandstone Thickness Waiver: Public Works Transportation Standards and Details for the Engineering Division (PWES-001.5), Curb & Gutter and Detached Sidewalk (Std. Dwg 5.0)
April 10, 2018 Modification to Wastewater STD DTL S-501 .1 & S-701 : Riser Height Wastewater Manholes
Public Works Master Plans

These documents drive the planning and development of Public Works' projects and priorities. New plans are adopted after rigorous study and review and are periodically updated to reflect the changing conditions in the City and County of Denver.