Project Initiation

Project Initiation

Required Documents:

Supporting Documentation:

The type of supporting documentation will depend on the type of project and available documentation.

Supporting documentation can include: A copy of the approved COG/MPO funding application or workbook, ADOT Sub-program eligibility letter and application (CMAQ, HSIP, etc.), Project Assessment (PA), Design Concept Report (DCR), or any other supporting documentation that gives details about the project.

ADOT LPA Section also has additional resources available that can be used as supporting documentation and to help with projecting schedules and estimated costs, including:

Additional Resources:


ADOT Project Codes

Code Description
01D Project Development Administration (PDA) and/or design costs if the ADOT On-Call is not used. Certification Acceptance (CA) agencies will always use 01D.
03D For Design if the ADOT On-Call is used. This code is for ADOT, Local Public Agency and CA projects. A CA agency would use this code if they are funding design without federal aid and using local dollars or regional funds from Maricopa Association of Governments (MAG) or Pima Association of Governments (PAG). This code will not be used if the design cost is over the On-Call limit of $750,000.
01C Construction
01R Right of Way (ROW)
01X Procurement of Materials
01L Scoping code used by ADOT Multimodal Planning Division for pre-scoping activities such as the Design Concept Report, a project assessment or study.


Please submit all Project Initiation requests to the ADOT LPA Section through the email address [email protected].