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TDOT Contracts for State Funded Projects

RDA Number
Effective Date
Record Series Abstract
Records include but not limited to, documents relating to contracts between Department of Transportation and vendors on State funded projects. Records include a copy of the final contract, statements of work, deliverable documentation, change order documentation, correspondence, invoices received for payment and other related documents.
Record Series Active
Cut Off at End of
If Other, Explain
Upon final payment of contract
Total Retention Years
Total Retention Months
Retention End Action
Disposition Notes
After cutoff, paper and electronic records will be maintained in agency for seven (7) years. Paper records converted to electronic format shall be verified for accuracy before destruction of paper records. Records before July 1, 2009 are in paper format and may also be stored at state records center. Records after July 1, 2009 will be stored in electronic format in agency. At the end of the retention period, records will be destroyed by state approved methods.
Record Location
James K. Polk Bldg., Suite 800/1200 Nashville, TN 37243; Strategic Technology Solutions (STS) North and South Data Centers. Some paper records will remain in Roadway Design Division (Suite 1200) from Retired RDA 2064.
File Arrangement
Numeric and Alpha
Media Format Generated
Media Format Generated Summary
Electronic: Text
Electronic: Spreadsheet/Database
Media Format Stored
Media Format Stored Summary
Electronic: Text
Electronic: Spreadsheet/Database
Paper: Sheet
Date Range
2009 to Current
Allotment Code
Annual Accumulation
7 GB
Current Volume
10 cu. ft. / 42 GB
Record Value
Audit Requirements
Information Shared Outside the State
Essential Record
Yes - Duplicate
Essential Record Stored
James K. Polk Bldg., Suite 800/1200 Nashville, TN 37243; Strategic Technology Solutions (STS) North and South Data Centers; Edison copy (after July 1, 2009); Paper copies of contract and invoices (before July 1, 2009)
Essential Record Media Type
Does this Record Series Contain Sensitive Information?
Agency Retention
7 Years
System Name
FileNet - TDOT Contracts for State Funded Projects
Hardware Description
Strategic Technology Solutions (STS) managed File Server Storage for TDOT is on 4 Vmware servers. These servers consist of required computer and storage resources for the data housed.
Software Description
These servers run Windows Server 2012 Enterprise 64-bit R2 or later. The servers run the current version of SEP for virus protection. Avamar is the Enterprise backup solution.
System Location
Strategic Technology Solutions (STS) South Data Center (92 Weakley Lane, Smyrna, TN 37167) hosts the servers that are utilized for the storage of the TDOT data managed by STS.
Backup Procedures
Strategic Technology Solutions (STS) will conduct backup procedures. These procedures consist of daily backups that are kept on the Data Domain for 31 days. These are then moved off to ECS and maintained as long term storage.
Disaster Recovery
Strategic Technology Solutions (STS) 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 STS’s North Data Center for both operations and data. If both STS’s South Data Center and STS’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 backups.
Data Migration Description
Strategic Technology Solutions (STS) LanCentral manages Agency Data.
Records Management Division (RMD)
No recommended changes.
Tennessee State Library and Archives
No recommended changes.
Comptroller Audit Review
We have reviewed RDA 11038 from an audit standpoint. We concur with the recommended retention and disposition specifications.
Agency Records Officer
No recommended changes.
RMD Director
RDA 11038 is a request to revise an RDA. The retention period will remain seven years and destroy. The format will be paper/electronic, transitioning to just electronic. The Abstract, Disposition Notes, and Worksheet have been updated. Recommend approval of the request to revise RDA 11038.
Public Records Commission
PRC approves RDA 11038