Design and Construction Standards

All construction activities in the City of Round Rock are required to meet the Design and Construction Standards (DACS), adopted by the City.  Each of the links below will give you the required information.  All links are a PDF file.

Any construction in the State of Texas Rights-of-Way must also meet the requirements in the City of Round Rock Access Management Plan for State Highways, the Special Requirements, and the State of Texas Right-of-Way Permit Form must be submitted.

NOTE: A draft update of Transportation Specifications was released on June 15, 2018, for review and comments. Questions and comments should be sent to Brian Kuhn, P.E., Assistant Director of Transportation, at 512-218-6694 or via email. The comment period will close on Friday, Aug. 31, 2018.

DACS General Guidelines

Standard Specifications
Series 100 Earthwork
Series 200 Sub-grade and Base Construction
Series 300 Street Surface
Series 400 Concrete Structures and Miscellaneous Concrete
Series 500 Underground Piped Utilities
Series 600 Environmental Enhancement
Series 700 Incidental Construction
Series 800 Urban Transportation
Series 1800 Private Development

Transportation Specifications
Section 1 Street Design Criteria
Section 2 Traffic Impact Analysis (TIA)
Section 3 Pavement Design
Section 4 Sidewalks and Curb Ramps
Section 5 Driveway Definitions
Section 6 Clear Zones and Guard Fences
Section 7 Bikeways
Section 8 Traffic Control
Section 9 Parking Lot Layouts
Section 10 Structures in the Right of Way and in Easements

ROUND ROCK RAIn (Rainfall data guidance – not included in DACS)