Is a Construction Permit System (CPS) user manual available?

Yes, the CPS Permit Applicant Guide can be found on MDOT's Construction Permits website (http://www.michigan.gov/mdot/0,1607,7-151-9623_26662_26679_27267_48606-182161--,00.html) or in the "CPS Help" link on the top of the screen in CPS.