Chapter 1: Introduction

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Section 1: Utility Adjustment Overview

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Utility Adjustment Flowchart

A flowchart showing the utility adjustment overview with interface to transportation projects is available in PDF format.

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Transition Terms and Acronyms

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Former term/acronym

Current term/acronym

Alternate Procedure (not CFR)

Federal Utility Procedure (FUP)

Optional Alternative Procedure (OAP)

State Utility Procedure (SUP)

 

Local Utility Procedure (LUP)

sufferance or permit

statutory right

utility company

utility

utility company’s facility

utility facility or facility

Advance Funding Agreement

AFA

Utility Accommodation Policy (UAP)

Utility Accommodation Rules (UAR)



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Glossary of Terms

An online TxDOT Glossary is available for definitions of terms found in this manual.

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Utility Forms

Utility forms can be accessed and saved using the links in the table below.

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Form Number

Title

1082

Utility Installation Request (To be used with Non-Reimbursable utility adjustments or any placement in which the utility does not own a property interest.)

ROW-Indemnity

Indemnity Agreement

ROW-N-17

Release of Easement

ROW-N-30

Quitclaim Deed

ROW-N-85

Subordination of Mineral Lease

ROW-N-88

Subordination of Mineral Lease – Controlled Access Highway Facility

ROW-N-PSTRA

Petroleum Storage Tank Removal Agreement

ROW-U-13

Reimbursable Authorization Letter

ROW-U-27

Support for Certificate of Partial Payment for Utility Accommodation

ROW-U-35

Standard Utility Agreement

ROW-U-40

Signature Authority

ROW-U-43A

Standard Utility Agreement – Lump Sum – Local Government

ROW-U-43B

Standard Utility Agreement – Actual Cost – Local Government

ROW-U-45

Tabulation of Utility Adjustments (SUP)

ROW-U-48

Statement Covering Utility Construction Contract Work (as Appearing in Estimate)

ROW-U-139

Indemnity Agreement for Fiber Optic Facility

ROW-U-139A

Master Indemnity Agreement for Fiber Optic Facility

ROW-U-Affidavit

Affidavit of Property Ownership (Utility Owner / Disinterested Party)

ROW-U-AGMNTCheck

Utility Accommodation / Adjustment Checklist

ROW-U-BillChkDist

Utility Payment/Billing Checklist

ROW-U-CFUA

Certification for Utility Accommodation

ROW-U-Clearance

Utility Clearance Letter

ROW-U-COA

Standard Utility Agreement - Supplemental Agreement No. __ to U-__

ROW-U-EWA

Emergency Work Authorization – Post Highway Letting

ROW-U-JUA

Utility Joint Use Agreement

ROW-U-MA

Master Utility Agreement

ROW-U-MOU1

Utility Memorandum of Understanding (For Use with Utility Entities)

ROW-U-MOU2

Utility Memorandum of Understanding (For Use with Utility Industry Associations)

ROW-U-NOPC

Notice of Proposed Construction

ROW-U-NORA

Notice of Required Accommodation

ROW-U-UAD

Utility Accommodation Declaration



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