Engineering Standards Section

The Engineering Standards Section (SRC), in the Department of Public Works and Engineering (PWE) has been established to review, revise, and update PWE's Standards and Documents. Public input and participation is requested by the submittal of proposals for suggested changes, comments, recommendations and other information. The process will accomplish review of all documents within a five year cycle.  

Maintenance of Standard Specifications and Details

Maintenance of Design Guidelines

Clearinghouse for changes to Standards, Guidelines and Procedures

Web availability of Standards, Guidelines and Procedures

Plan Room management

City drawings archive management

Sale of copies of Plans, Record Drawings

Technical Documents 
 

Design Manuals

Drawings

Specifications

Product Approval Committee

 FY 2016 - 2017 General
Requirements Review Cycle

Availability

 

 

Engineering Construction
Documents

 
I. Public Notice

Public Notice and Information

II. Standard Review Schedule
 

Year of Review

Documents Reviewed

Applicable Chapters

2012 - 2014 (completed)
Storm Drainage
Ch. 9 & 13
2013 - 2015
Pavement
Ch. 6, 10 & 12
2015 - 2016
Water Distribution
Sewage Collection
Facilities
Tunneling
Ch. 7
Ch. 8
Ch. 14
Ch. 11
2016 - 2017
Ancillary
Ch. 1-5
2017 -2018
Traffic
Ch. 15
III. PROCESS DESCRIPTION AND SCHEDULE 

2016-2017 General Requirements Review Cycle 

IV. PROPOSED DOCUMENT REVISIONS

Inquiries should be made by e-mail to standardsreviewcommittee@houstontx.gov or by mail to: Standards Review Committee Office of the City Engineer 1002 Washington Ave., 2nd Floor Houston, TX 77002

 

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