Location and Design Division: Concurrent Engineering

Project Development Process

The project development process guides the Virginia Department of Transportation's (VDOT) preliminary engineering process.

It establishes guidelines for increased involvement of all stakeholders in the project lifecycle, with the goals of improving project coordination and communication, and ultimately improving the quality of the design-construction process.

To better understand the guidelines and process, read the following documents, which provide flowcharts of the process.


Project development process flow chart (132 KB) 
Understanding the project development process (22 MB)  - An overview

Page last modified: July 12, 2023