Rules & Regulations

 

Title 407, Chapter 1  |  Hearing Practice and Procedure of the Department of Roads

Governs the procedure for conducting rules & regulations hearings in compliance with the Administrative Procedure Act.

 

Title 407, Chapter 2  |  Practice and Procedure for Contested Cases

Governs the procedure for conducting contested cases hearings in compliance with the Administrative Procedure Act.


Title 408, Chapter 1  |  Hay Harvesting Permits

Governs the process for applying for and issuing of permits to harvest hay on state highway rights of way.

 

Title 408, Chapter 2  |  Roadside Trees, Shrubs, Bushes and Vines

Prohibits removal of vegetation from any part of the state highway right of way without written consent from NDOR.


Title 409, Chapter 1  |  Contracts, Proposal Forms and Qualifications of Bidders for State Highway Work - English (Metric) System Measurements

Defines the process of bidding on contracts posted by NDOR and how NDOR will process and award contracts including the disqualification of bidders.


Title 410, Chapter 1  |  Utility Permits

Governs the issuance of permits for encroachment on state rights of way for utility location pole lines (§001) and underground pipes or conduits (§002).

 

Title 410, Chapter 2  |  Driveway and Approach Road Permits

Governs the issuance of permits for the construction, use, alteration, and relocation of driveways and approach roads on state highway rights of way.

 

Title 410, Chapter 3  |  Sign Permits

Prohibits the placement of advertising signs on state highway rights of way (§001), and regulates the placement, size, and type of advertising signs located adjacent to the state highway system (§002).

 

Title 410, Chapter 4  |  Junkyard Permits

Governs permits for location and maintenance of junkyards within one thousand feet of the Highway Beautification Control System (HBCS).

 

Title 410, Chapter 5  |  Relocation Assistance

Interprets federal relocation regulations and the Nebraska Relocation Assistance Act of 1989 including compensation on projects that require acquisition of real property or displace persons from their homes, businesses, or farms.

 

Title 410, Chapter 7  |  The Accommodation of Mailboxes and Newspaper Delivery Boxes and Support Posts on Highway Rights-of-Way

Governs the placement of mail and newspaper delivery boxes that are placed on the state highway right of way.


Title 411, Chapter 1  |  Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices, 2009 Edition

Adopts the 2009 edition of the federal Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD), the 2009 MUTCD List of Known Errors, and the Nebraska Supplement (2011 Edition) to the MUTCD.

 

Title 411, Chapter 2  |  Standards for School Bus Loading Area Warning Signs

Defines specifications for signs that warn of school bus loading areas.

 

Title 411, Chapter 3  |  Release of Blood Alcohol and Drug Information

Governs the release of public records for blood-alcohol or drug-concentration information.

 

Title 411, Chapter 4  |  Specific Informational and Business (Logo) Signs

Regulates the placement and content of NDOR-erected signs which direct the traveling public to specific amenities located directly off of the interstate and primary highway system.

 

Title 411, Chapter 5  |  Tourist-Oriented Directional Signs (TODS) Panels

Regulates NDOR-erected signs located within the state’s right of way on rural conventional roads which provide travelers with the business identification and directional information for businesses (including seasonal agricultural products), services and activities, the major portion of whose income or visitors is derived during the normal business season from motorists not residing in the immediate area of the business or activity.

 

Title 411, Chapter 6  |  Use of Snowmobiles on the State Highway System

Regulates the use of snowmobiles on the state highway system.


Title 413, Chapter 1  |  Consultant Services

Governs the selection and certification of consultants for professional services.


Title 414, Chapter 1  |  Nebraska Scenic Byways Program

Governs designation of certain state highway corridors as Scenic Byways.


Title 415, Chapter 2  |  Nebraska Public Transportation Assistance Program

Interprets federal regulations regarding who can receive funding to provide transportation assistance and how that funding is disbursed.

 

Title 415, Chapter 3  |  Permits for Movement of Overweight and Overdimensional Vehicles or Loads

Regulates the issuance of permits for vehicles and vehicle loads that are overweight or overdimensional.

 

Title 415, Chapter 4  |  Definitions for Highway - Railroad Crossing

Definitions for Highway-Railroad crossings.  These definitions apply to chapters 5, 6, and 7 of Title 415.

 

Title 415, Chapter 5  |  Administration of State and Federal Highway - Rail Grade Crossing Safety Funds Projects

Defines requirements and interprets federal regulations regarding financial assistance and safety requirements for closing or improving rail grade crossings.

 

Title 415, Chapter 6  |  Highway - Rail Crossings - Construction, Repair and Maintenance

Regulates the construction, repair and maintenance of public and private highway-rail grade crossings.

 

Title 415, Chapter 7  |  Comprehensive Public Safety Program for Highway - Rail Grade Crossings

Establishes a comprehensive public safety program to deal with problems associated with public and private highway-rail grade crossings.


Title 425, Chapter 1  |  Hearing Practice and Procedure of the Board of Examiners for County Highway and City Street Superintendents

Governs the procedure for conducting rules & regulations hearings (§001) and contested cases (§002) in compliance with the Administrative Procedure Act.

 

Title 425, Chapter 2  |  Licensing of County Highway Superintendents and City Street Superintendents

Implements statutory authority for the Board of Examiners for County Highway and City Street Superintendents to approve, disapprove, suspend and revoke the licenses of county highway and city street superintendents.


Title 428, Chapter 1  |  Procedures for Classifications

Defines each classification of public roadway in Nebraska

 

Title 428, Chapter 2  |  Procedures for Standards

Defines minimum standards for the design, construction, and maintenance of all Nebraska roads and streets. Also establishes the procedure for a relaxation of standards.

 

Title 428, Chapter 3  |  Instruction Manual for Annual Reporting of One- and Six-Year Plans for Highway, Road and Street Improvements

Defines the method for completing and filing of a county’s, municipality’s, or NDOR's one- and six-year plan for highway and street improvements.

 

Title 428, Chapter 4  |  Instruction Manual for Standardized System of Annual Reporting for Roads, Street and Highway Programs

Defines the method for completing and filing of a county’s, municipality’s, or NDOR's Annual Report of financial and inventory data.

 

Title 428, Chapter 5  |  Hearing Practice and Procedure of the Board of Public Roads Classifications and Standards

Governs the procedure for the adoption, revision, or repeal of rules & regulations (§001) and the process for conducting rules & regulations hearings (§002) for the Board in compliance with the Administrative Procedure Act.