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 Templates

ROW Division has templates available for each of its utility forms. An accessible list is below. Clicking on a form number will allow you to save the template.

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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-1A

Affidavit of Property Ownership (Utility Owner)

ROW-U-1B

Affidavit of Property Ownership (Disinterested Party

ROW-U-1C

Affidavit of Property Ownership (Property Owner)

ROW-U-13

Reimbursables Authorization Letter

ROW-U-27A

Certificate for Partial Payment of Utility Estimate

ROW-U-27B

Support for Certificate for Partial Payment of Utility Estimate

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

ROW-U-47A

Tabulation and Certification of Partial Payment for Utility Adjustment (LUP)

ROW-U-47B

Tabulation and Certification of Partial Payment for Utility Adjustment (FINAL-LUP)

ROW-U-48

Statement Covering Utility Construction Contract Work

ROW-U-84

Compensable Interest Certificate

ROW-U-139

Indemnity Agreement for Fiber Optic Facility

ROW-U-139A

Master Indemnity Agreement for Fiber Optic Facility

ROW-U-AdjCheck

Utility Adjustment Checklist

ROW-U-BillChkDist

Utility Payment/Billing Checklist - District

ROW-U-CFUA

Certification for Utility Adjustment

ROW-U-COA

Standard Utility Agreement - Supplemental Agreement

ROW-U-EWA

Emergency Work Authorization – Post Highway Letting

ROW-U-JUAA

Utility Joint Use Acknowledgement for Reimbursable Utility Adjustment

ROW-U-JUACheck

Utility Joint Use Acknowledgement Checklist

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

ROW-U-UAWS

U# Assignment Work Sheet



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