The "Rights of Way Acquisition, Relocation and Appraisal Manuals" were developed to provide SCDOT and consultant personnel uniform practices when conducting acquisitions, relocation assistance, and appraisal services for road improvement projects. In addition to the guidelines listed within these manuals, SCDOT and consultant personnel must adhere to federal rules and regulations on projects that are federally funded, in whole or in part.
The "Rights of Way Property Management Manual" provides practices by which SCDOT Property Management office manages the department's surplus property.
The "SCDOT Highways and You" brochure is provided to landowners, businesses and tenants displaced for highway purposes in the public interest. This brochure provides general information about public hearings, right of way acquisitions, and relocation assistance.
SCDOT Rights of Way Acquisition Manual (PDF 37.4 Mb)
SCDOT Rights of Way Relocation Manual (PDF 30.2 Mb)
SCDOT Rights of Way Appraisal Manual (PDF 8.5 Mb)
SCDOT Rights of Way Property Management Manual (PDF 7.55 Mb)
SCDOT Highways and You Brochure (PDF 467 Kb)
The Highway Design Manual assists technicians and engineers in selecting the needed design criteria in preparing plans for SCDOT construction projects.