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TDOT Multimodal State Funded

RDA Number
Effective Date
Record Series Abstract
All records regarding State Only Funded Multimodal Contracts including: Applications (TEAM, Agency), Operating Contracts, Contract Files, CTAP Applications, Special Projects, Invoices, Asset Documentation, Monitoring Documentation (Financial Statements, Audit Reports, Inspections, etc) and Correspondence. Approval of this RDA will allow for the retirement of RDAs 2892,2893, 2894, and 2919. Programs included are: 5303, 5304, 5339, 5309, State of Good Repair, 5310, 5311, 5316 (3037), & 5317 where TDOT is not the direct recipient of federal funds but is providing only a state match. These programs can last many years if purchased assets, such as equipment or buildings, are still in use. Programs also included are State Funded Transit Programs which do not have any consideration of federal funds, such as, UROP - State funded urban operating, RROP - Rural operating (if separate contract from 5311), Internship program, UTAP - Urban Technical Assistance, State employee transportation programs, and other programs that are solely funded with state transit funds.
Record Series Active
Cut Off at End of
If Other, Explain
At the end of the contract, after final payment has been completed.
Total Retention Years
Total Retention Months
Retention End Action
Disposition Notes
After cutoff, retain in agency five (5) years; then destroy. While the contract is active the paper copies of the grant will be kept in the Multimodal Division for the term of the contract. Records may be converted to electronic format. Paper records may be destroyed after verification of the electronic version.
Record Location
Tennessee Department of Transportation main offices, Nashville TN
File Arrangement
Alpha Numeric
Media Format Generated
Date Range
1988 to current
Allotment Code
Annual Accumulation
25 cu ft 1 gb
Current Volume
200 cu ft 10 gb
Record Value
Audit Requirements
Information Shared Outside the State
Shared Agencies
Federal Highway Administration
Essential Record
Yes - Original
Essential Record Stored
Tennessee Department of Transportation main offices, Nashville TN
Essential Record Media Type
Does this Record Series Contain Sensitive Information?
Agency Retention
5 years
Records Center Retention Period
System Name
TDOT Multimodal State Funded records [AG0319006WA096 - FileNet - TDOT1/MULTIMODAL].
Hardware Description
TDOT Multimodal State Funded records are on the FileNet server which is housed in a Clustered Enterprise SQL 2008 Environment utilizing these devices: Filenet Content Engines - HP DL580G7 32Proc 128 GIG Ram X 3 boxes Filenet Process Engines - 2 farmed VM boxes against the F5 load balancer FileNet Application Engines - 2 farmed VM boxes against the F5 load balancer with a Hitachi HDI/HCAP Content Platform for data replication to the South Data Center.
Software Description
TDOT Multimodal State Funded records are on the FileNet servers which run Windows Server 2008 Enterprise 64-Bit R2 or later with these software packages for each portion of the enterprise software application: FileNet Content Engine 4.5.1 Fix pack 7 FileNet Process Engine 4.5.1 Fix Pack 2 FileNet Application Engine/WorkplaceXT 115.2 FileNet InfoSphere Enterprise Records 4.5.1 Fix pack 2 IBM Websphere 7.0 Fix Pack 27 IBM HTTP Server 7.0
System Location
OIR's South Data Center, located in Smyrna Tennessee, hosts the servers that will be utilized for the storage to comply with both the Statewide and TDOT Electronic Records Policy.
Backup Procedures
OIR will conduct backup procedures. These procedures consist of daily incremental backups and weekly total backups on the weekend. The back-up servers are Hitachi and EMC SANs. The process for Backing Up the data from OIR's South Data Center is to mirror the information at OIR's North Data Center, and then create a weekly backup tape that is currently stored by the Vendor: Iron Mountain Incorporated Iron Mountain Nashville 6005 Dana Way Nashville, TN 37013 800-899-4766
Disaster Recovery
OIR conducts disaster recovery. This procedure is a prioritized process of enabling critical and essential applications first and then continuing through the priority list to less significant applications. Disaster Recovery begins with the utilization of the OIR's North Data Center for both operations and data. If both OIR's South Data Center and OIR's North Data Center are out of operation, new operations will begin by acquiring appropriate hardware and software from a third party supplier, and restoring data from the offline tape backups stored with the current vendor: Iron Mountain Incorporated.
Data Migration Description
Data Migration will occur when support for the existing file format moves from Current to Twilight or Obsolete, or when software or hardware systems changes require the movement of RDA electronic data from a specified format to a different file format. Annual reviews will be conducted by the TDOT Records Officer and the TDOT IT Director in accordance with the Section 3 of the TDOT ERP. Additionally, the TDOT IT Director will provide information and guidance to the TDOT Records Officer at the time of discovery regarding functional and operational performance of software and hardware that will change the status of file formats from Current to Twilight or Obsolete. The annual review process of file formats status and the level of in those file formats confidence, with regards to specific RDA retention requirements, will result in the generation of a File Type Confidence Report. Time for measuring the required three year limit for migration completion of affected data will begin at the time of discovery of the file format status change to Twilight or Obsolete, even if it is outside the annual review where it is reported with time remaining. The TDOT IT Director will advise and develop a solution to move the data to a Current file format that is appropriate to the RDA retention requirement for the specific data. This may include translation of the data to a Current file format, conversion to an acceptable Current File format to preserve the integrity of the information of the data, or movement of the data to a legacy architecture that maintains the environment where the file format is considered Current as long as this effort has full functional and operational support.
Records Management Division (RMD)
No recommended changes.
Tennessee State Library and Archives
Concur with RMD comments.
Comptroller Audit Review
We have reviewed RDA 11053 from an audit standpoint. We concur with the recommended retention and disposition specifications.
Agency Records Officer
Agency agrees and has no recommended changes.
RMD Director
RDA 11053 is a request for a new RDA. The records series will be kept for five years in either paper or electronic format. Recommend approval of RDA 11053.
Public Records Commission
PRC approved RDA 11053.