2022 City of Houston Infrastructure Design Manual Webinar

2022 City of Houston Infrastructure Design Manual Webinar

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This webinar will review changes in the 2022 edition of the City of Houston Infrastructure Design Manual, specifications, and details.

About this event

Who should attend?

This webinar is open to everyone.

However, the content is targeted at engineers, contractors, and other construction industry professionals that work on construction projects within the right-of-way, including capital improvement projects.

How do I join?

This event is free. Register to receive access to the online event page. We will live stream the event through Microsoft Teams.

There will be a moderated chat where attendees can interact with the presenters.

What will be covered?

The 2021-2022 Review Cycle looked at Chapters 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 13 of the Infrastructure Design Manual (IDM) and their associated drawings and specifications.

Chapters 7, 8, and 9 were subsequently updated due to changes in the reviewed chapters and to comply with the City of Houston Code of Ordinances.

Presentation Schedule

A tentative schedule is outlined below. We will do our best to stay on track during the event.

  • 12:00 pm Introductions and Overview
  • 12:10 pm General Changes
  • 12:20 pm Chapter 3 - Graphic Requirements
  • 12:35 pm Chapter 1 - General Requirements
  • 12:50 pm Chapter 2 - Survey Requirements
  • 1:00pm Chapter 4 - Platting Requirements
  • 1:20 pm Chapter 5 - Easement Requirements and Chapters 7, 8, and 9 - Easements
  • 1:40 pm Chapter 13 - Geospatial Data Deliverables
  • 1:55 pm Chapter 9 - Stormwater Design and Water Quality Requirements
  • 2:05 pm Standard Specifications Updates (all other specs)
  • 2:15 pm Microtunneling/Jack & Bore/Slurry Bore
  • 2:30 pm Standard Details Updates
  • 2:40 pm Closing Remarks and Final Q & A Session

After each chapter or topic is presented, there will be a short question-and-answer session. Questions should pertain to the subject presented.

Questions during the final Q & A session may cover any subject presented during the webinar.


Contact the Office of the City Engineer's Design and Construction Standards section at HPWstandards@houstontx.gov.

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