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Utilities, Railroads, and Agreements

Accommodations (Permits & Franchises)
The HQ Development Division, Utilities, Railroad, and Agreements Section (URA) provides centralized review, technical advice, and coordinates services providing necessary support needed for doing business with the department relating to utilities, railroads, and agreements.

Accommodation Forms
Application for Utility Permit or Franchise 
Utility Facility Description (pdf 88 kb) 
Blanket Bond for Permit Franchise (doc 81 kb)
Individual Bond for Permit Franchise (doc 78 kb)
Escrow Agreement (docx 37 kb)
Acceptance of Assignment (pdf 30 kb)
Acceptance of Assignment (doc 18 kb)
Utility Object Relocation Record (UORR) (xls, 26kb)
Category 4 Utility Installation

Accommodation Tools
Utility Permit Application Checklist (pdf 64 kb)
Utility Facility Description (UFD) Checklist (pdf 54 kb)
Limited Access-Master Plan (xls, 898kb)
Limited Access and Managed Access
TESC Requirements (Highway Runoff Manual Chapter 6)


Requirements
Depth Requirements - Underground Encroachments (pdf 1.6 mb)
Casing Requirements - Utility Encasements (pdf 1.6 mb)
Utility information for bridges and structures (pdf 1.6mb)
Aerial Vertical Clearance
Open Cuts and trenching (pdf 1.6mb)


Variances
Utility Object Relocation Record (UORR) (xls, 26kb)
Roadway Prism Open Trench (doc, 169kb)
Shallow Depth Installation (doc, 161kb)
Longitudinal Median Installation (doc, 159kb)
Scenic Classification (doc, 166kb)
Open Cut Pavement (doc, 167kb)
Control Zone Variance Request (pdf, 287kb)
Limited Access Encroachment (docx 53kb)


Find your project
http://www.snagmp.com/

Before you begin your project
Call Before You Dig - It's the Law
1-800-484-5555 or Dial 811
For online locates visit: 
http://www.callbeforeyoudig.org/

More call before you dig information


Contacts
Utilities, Railroad and Agreement Manager
Rhonda Wiest
360-705-7318
wiestr@wsdot.wa.gov

Agreements and Utilities
Jeanne Doolin
Agreements and Utility Specialist
360-705-7458
doolinj@wsdot.wa.gov

Railroad and Technical Support
Connie Raezer
Railroad Liaison and Agreements
360-705-7459
raezerc@wsdot.wa.gov


Region Utility Pages
Northwest Region
Olympic Region
Southwest Region
South Central Region