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Standard Plans (Instructions for Acquiring)
Note: Standard Plans that are watermarked with "For Informational Purposes Only" can only be used for information and cannot be incorporated into other plans.

I. La DOTD's Standard Plans (watermarked with "For Informational Purposes Only") are available for download in Adobe PDF format at the following location:

http://wwwsp.dotd.la.gov/Inside_LaDOTD/Divisions/Engineering/Standard_Plans/

a. Users must fill out a simple online form and agree to the disclaimer before downloading the PDF plans.

II. To obtain printed copies of La DOTD's Standard Plans (watermarked with "For Informational Purposes Only"), do the following:

A. Print the Public Records Request Application Form and complete it.

B. Mail the executed form with a payment of $137.68, check or money order, payable to:

La DOTD General Files
Section 26, P.O. Box 94245
Baton Rouge, LA. 70804-9245
C. If you are local to the Baton Rouge area, you can purchase plans in person for $120.38, check or money order (cash or credit card will not be accepted), at:
Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development
General Files 1st Floor Room 100
1201 Capitol Access Rd.
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
(225) 379-1107

III.To purchase La DOTD's Standard Plans printed without the water markings that can be incorporated in other plans, do the following:
1. To use La DOTD's Standard Plans, a "Hold Harmless" (Receipt and Release Agreement) Form must be completed, notarized, and included with your request.
a. If you are local to the Baton Rouge area, you can have your "Hold Harmless" (Receipt and Release Agreement) Form, notarized at no extra cost, by appointment only at DOTD Headquarters. You can make an appointment by calling (225) 379-2525.

2. Complete a Public Records Request Form and mail both executed forms (the Public Records Request Form and the notarized Hold Harmless Agreement form) with payment of $137.68, check or money order payable to:

Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development
Section 26 - General Files
P.O. Box 94245
Baton Rouge, La. 70804

Faxes and e-mail requests will not be processed.

3. If you are local to the Baton Rouge area, you can purchase plans in person for $120.38, check or money order (cash or credit card will not be accepted), at:

Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development
General Files 1st Floor Room 100
1201 Capitol Access Rd.
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
(225) 379-1107
The charge $137.68 is to cover the cost of copies, taxes, new envelopes and Certified and Return Postage; copies can only obtained in 11" X 17" size sheets.

All electronic downloads will be watermarked with "For Informational Purposes Only."

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