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Indy DPW Standard Pay Item Catalogue

The Indy DPW Standard Pay Item Catalogue is a compilation of both INDOT pay items (with an "I" prefix) and DPW pay items (with a "D" prefix). This catalogue will be updated periodically as INDOT and Indy DPW make changes. For more details, see the 2018.03 Design Memo ​entitled "Pay Items for Contracts Bid by the ​City" (included at the bottom of this page). Additional design memos will be issued in the future.

Indy DPW Standard Pay Item Catalogue​​​ (including Engineers Estimate form)
Updated 10/5/18, referencing INDOT Pay Item Catalogue from 8/31/2018


​Street Change Policy

Residents and/or neighborhood associations desiring to request changes affecting their streets such as parking changes, travel direction, installation of speed humps, etc. should refer to the following policy.


Utility Coordination Process for Capital Improvement Projects

General Specifications and Manuals

General Conditions for Construction Contracts- July 1, 2012

General Conditions for Construction Contracts- May 1, 2013​

RPR Construction Inspection Manual and Forms​​

Drafting Standards

GIS Digital Data Submission Standards

Effective for quotes on and after February 8, 2017 and bids on and after February 9,2017Quality Control Sampling and Testing  Frequency Manual

For existing quotes and bids through February 2, 2017​Quality Control Sampling and Testing Frequency Manual 

Roadway and Bridge Specifications and Manuals

Traffic Signal Drawings
DPW Transportation Standards Manual

Sanitary Sewer Specifications and Manuals

Citizens Energy Group owns and is responsible for the sanitary sewer system in Indianapolis. The Citizens Energy Group Sanitary Standards Manual (revised April 2018) is available on the Citizens Energy Group website. Click to view.​

Stormwater Specifications and Manuals

Design Memos

2017.01: Notice of Survey

2017.02 Quarterly Reports

2017.04 (Revised) Curb Ramps​

2017.05 Stay in Place Metal Forms

2017.06 Bridge Clearance

2017.07 Detectable Warning Details

2017.08 Curb Ramp Pay Items

2017.09 Multi-Use Path Grade

2017.10 Plan Revisions​

2017.11 Floodplain Permits
-- ​Floodplain Permit Application​

2017.12 Project Coordination

2017.13 Pay Items for Contracts Bid by the City
-- Sample BID-3 form​

​​​2018.01​Use of Dual-Walled High-Density Polypropylene Pipe​

​​2018.03 Pay Items for Contracts Bid by the City​

2018.04 Utility ​Coordination Process for Capital Improvement Projects​

2018.05 Handrail

2018.06 Permitting Temporary Impacts to Waterways

2018.07 Property Descriptions

2018.08 Pipe Culvert and Storm Sewer Design
-- Pipe Materials Table

2018.09 IndyGo Coordination

2018.10 Resurface at Intersections​

Web Page Updates: 

+ ​Design Memo 2017.04 - Curb Ramps

+ ​Pay Item Catalogue
+ Technical Specifications:
+ ​Pay Item Catalogue 
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+ ​Pay Item Catalogue
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