- Utilities Manual
- Utility Accommodation Policy
- GSOC (Gopher State One Call)
- Traffic Control Manual
- Statutes & Rules
- Utility Owner Status Reports
- Utility Agreement Estimate and Invoice Templates
- Utility Operators Contact List
- MnDOT Construction
- Transmission Line Guidelines
This brochure is for use by public agencies and utility companies when considering utility relocations as part of a construction project. It outlines utility owner and public agency responsibilities and identifies other resources available.
This is a list of all provisions that could be used in a utility permit.
A list of utility owners and contractors that carry a continuing bond to cover their utility work within Mn/DOT right of way.
Sub-surface Utility Engineering (SUE)
Information on SUE is available:
Gopher State One Call
Information concerning underground facilities is available through Gopher State One Call (GSOC). Please note: GSOC does not require utility owners to notify them of above ground facility locations. Designers must visually confirm all above ground utility facility locations.
- In the metro area call: 651-454-0002
- Outside the metro area call: 1‑800‑252‑1166
- GSOC handbook
These are links to the Minnesota Statues and Minnesota Rules that govern the Minnesota Department of Transportation (Mn/DOT), as they pertain to utilities and relocation of said utility facilities. Additional information is available at Minnesota Statutes or Minnesota Rules.
- 161.20 General Powers of the Commissioner
- 161.45 Utility on highway right-of-way; relocation
- 161.46 Reimbursement of utility
- 216D Excavation Notice System
- Changes to Minnesota Statute 216D and Minnesota Rules 7560 – 2004, used with permission from the Minnesota Office of Pipeline Safety
- 8810.3100 Definitions
- 8810.3200 Purpose and scope
- 8810.3300 Permits
- 8810.3400 Standards for work conducted under permit
- 8810.3500 Aerial lines
- 8810.3600 Underground lines
Follow this manual when laying out your traffic control while working within Mn/DOT right of way.
A listing by District of trunk highways that are within or adjacent to tribal lands and the associated maps for these areas.
A Cooperative Effort to Improve the Utility Relocation Process During Highway Construction.
The detailed plan for implementing the updated utility coordination process which will provide consistent application for Mn/DOT, state aid, cooperative and consultant projects.
U.S. Domestic Scan Program: Best Practices in Right-of-Way Acquisition and Utility Relocation
This report documents the findings of the scan, Best Practices in Right-of-Way Acquisition and Utility Relocation, conducted in July 2006. The focus of the scan was on identifying, documenting, and disseminating innovative state practices in right-of-way acquisition and utility relocation to support the delivery of projects in a timely and cost-effective manner.