Construction Project Administration Manual (CPAM)

August 16, 2012
Presented By: Teresa Driskell
This course will provide an introduction to the
written instructions for administrating an FDOT
project found in CPAM
How to use the Specifications for a Contract
A brief update on the July 2010 Specification
How to use the Standard Index
CPAM provides for…
• Uniform treatment of all Contractors
• Consistent handling at all levels
• Keeps Contracts valid and enforceable
CPAM can be found online on the State Construction
Office website at
The people responsible for writing each section are
shown adjacent to each section
CPAM is now published as a Single Searchable to Printable File!!!
Now you can actually find the whole manual – Quickly!
 Pre-Construction
 Construction
 Post-Construction
Guidance Documents / Flow Charts
• Scope Development
• Phases of plans review
Phase I Review (Roadway)
Phase II Review (Roadway) and Bridge plan reviews
Phase III Review and Stage 3 (90%) Bridge Plans
100% Plans
• Checklist
Guidance Document 1-1-A
• Initiating Specification/Alternative Contracting Techniques
Special Working Hours & Periods
Special Events
Compressed Time or Time Priority
No Excuse Bonus
Time plus Money (A+B)
Lane Rental
Liquidated Savings
Special Notices/Directions to Contractor
• Guidelines for Establishing Contract Duration
• Guidelines for Community Awareness Process
Contractor’s Schedule
Schedule Distribution
Schedule Revision
Withholding Progress Payments
• Affected Parties
Comprehensive list but not limited to
• Scheduling
After receipt of Notice of Award and prior to any work beginning
• Notice
Errors and Omission
Clarification of plans and special provisions
Dispute Review Board members
 Florida Department of Environmental Protection – File number
• Agenda
Guidance Document 3-1-A
Sample Preconstruction Conference Agenda
(1) Project Description.
(2) Delineation of lines of authority. Names and emergency telephone numbers for the Contractor, Department and others will be entered into the
record and established issues escalation matrix.
(3) Proposed Starting Dates - Contractors and subcontractors -- flextime (selected projects) - lead-in time and number of shifts or extra hours they
propose to be working, etc.
(4) Each utility representative to give an up-to-date report of the status of utility adjustments, relocations, removal, and new installation. In addition,
the utility representative shall furnish the names and phone numbers of contact persons who will be available on call. A Contractor/utility meeting
schedule shall also be established.
(5) Contractor to discuss errors and omissions in the plans that are known to exist. Preconstruction minutes should reflect the Contractor's
knowledge of errors or omissions in detail.
(6) Maintenance of traffic plans review and discussion. (Remind Contractor, plans must have written approval before construction activities can
begin.) Also, Alternative Traffic Control Plans must have written approval before work begins.
(7) Construction schedules and progress chart submittals. When appropriate, establish meeting schedules (weekly-monthly) and locations to discuss
job progress and to determine controlling work items for the next review period. Reiterate that schedules should be submitted within 7 calendar
days before the monthly estimate cut-off date.
(8) Business and Community Impact Plan.
(9) Hurricane or other emergency evacuation plans should be discussed (i.
• Training Requirements
MUST have completed training directly related to the operation being inspected
• Documentation
Become familiar with Contract Documents
Know what is required and how the finished product is evaluated
Know how payment will be made
• Preparation for Inspection
Pre-Operations Meeting
Record-keeping preparation
Equipment Preparation
• Documenting the Inspection
Daily Work Report
• Guidance for approval / disapproval of QC Plan
Excellent checklist available in this Section for this purpose
• Responsibilities
• Format
• Sample Letters
• Project Specific and Regional DRB
Member Selection
Three Party Agreement
Use of the DRB
• Request for Hearing
• Preparation for Hearing
• Recommendation of the Board
• Role of Consultant CEI
The authority of the CCEI’s lead person, such as the Senior Project Engineer, and the
Project Engineer shall be identical to the Departments Resident Engineer and
Project Engineer respectively and shall be interpreted as such.
• Pre-Service Phase to evaluation
• Performance Standards – Attachment 4-1-1
• Identification of Errors, Omissions, or Contractual Lapses
• Initial Assessment of Responsibility for Errors, Omissions, or
Contractual Lapses
• Consultant Contract Termination
• Daily Work Reports (Technicians)
This Section has an excellent list of items to be included each day on a Daily
Work Report
• Diary (Project Administrators)
Become familiar with Contract Documents
Know what is required and how the finished product is evaluated
Know how payment will be made
• Affidavit
The signed and notarized affidavit shall become a part of the contract file.
• Contractor Failure
Withholding of payment
Suspension or Revocation of Contractor’s Certificate of Qualification
 Section 5.3
Subletting of Contract
• Sublet Agreements are approved at District or local
Resident Office
 Contractor uses Form No. 700-010-36
• Notify the PA of any violations
 Section 5.4
Contract Wage Requirements
• Required on Federal-Aid Projects over $200,000.
• Certified Payrolls must be submitted by Contractor
 Must include Statement of Compliance
• Failure to Submit Required Records may result in
suspension of further payments
 Section 5.5
Equipment Rentals
• Notification to PA in writing of intent to use rental
equipment via Form No. 700-010-11
• PA will cross check any Notices of Rental Agreement with
DWR for equipment/operator information
 Section 5.6
Utility Relocation
• When Utility Work is performed by the Contractor
• When Utility Work is performed by the Others
The Utility will bear the cost of the work
Required to follow FDOT Standards
Utilities required to follow Utility Accommodation Manual &
• Non-Reimbursable Utility Work
The Utility will bear the cost of the work
Most Utility work falls within this category
Utilities required to follow Utility Accommodation Manual &
Record all activities on Daily Work Report
Complete the Notice of Utility Construction Work, form No.
700-010-48, at the beginning and end of non-reimbursable
• Reimbursable Utility Work
Department pays to relocate
Record all activities on the Daily Work Report
Daily Work Reports will be used to verify UAO’s invoice for
payment – Utility Work Agreements and Certification
Process; Procedure No.710-010-050
Complete the Notice of Utility Construction Work; Form No.
• Fed Approval on Supplemental Agreements and contract
 Fed and non-Fed quantities
• Construction Zone Accident Reports
 Engineer’s Maintenance of Traffic Evaluation at Crash Site,
Form No. 700-010-64
Buy America
Product Certification – Change of Source
FHWA Final Inspection
Notice to FHWA of Final Acceptance
• Job Guide Schedule
• Methods of Acceptance
• Defective Materials
Review Article 6-4 of the Standard Specifications
PA will process with a Disposition of Defective Material (DDM)
Form No. 700-011-01
The same process will apply when an Engineering Analysis Report (EAR) is
Attachment 5-8-1, Resolution of Defective Material Flow Chart
• Process Reviews
• Major Categories (asphalt, base concrete…)
• FDOT VT verifies Contractor’s QC according to the Job Guide
• FDOT Technician provides the Random Numbers for testing
• FDOT Technician verifies the Random Samples
Guidance Flow Charts Available
• Certification Disbursement of Previous Periodic Payments to
Subcontractors, Form No. 700-010-38
• Notice of Non-payment
• Processing for Falsification of Payment to Certification
 Section 7.2
Time Extensions
Two Main Groups
• 7.2.5 Other Reasons
Additional Work
Added by Supplemental Agreement
• Controlling Items of Work must be delayed 50% or more of the
• The Work Plan or CPM Schedule calls for work on that day
• Work has started on the project
Other Time Extensions
• The critical path must be negatively affected
• Flow chart and Sample Letters at the end of Section 7.2
• Contractor’s Time Extension Request, Form No. 700-010-56
 Section 7.3
SA’s and Unilateral Payments
Used for Extra or Unanticipated Work
Used to settle Disputes or Claims
Quantity Overruns
Requires Certification of Funds from Comptroller
Project Limit Extensions
Specification Changes
Complete in duplicate and
give one copy to the Contractor
at the end of each day
 Section 7.3
SA’s and Unilateral Payments
• Funds must be encumbered prior to SA being executed or
notice to proceed given to the contractor
• HB 1681 (2005) no need for SA on quantity overruns
Original Contract Amount of $5 million or less – 2.5%
Allowable Unencumbered Overruns Amount
Original Contract Amount over $5 million requires
Federal Aide Participating/Non-participating
 Section 7.3
SA’s and Unilateral Payments
• Supporting documentation for SA’s and UP
Entitlement Analysis and Engineer’s Estimate see Guidance
Document 7-3-A
Daily Work Reports
Project Schedule
Contract documents
 Section 7.3
SA’s and Unilateral Payments
• Sources of information
Certified Labor Burden (Spec. 4-3.2.1)
Certified Equipment List (Spec. 100.1)
Notice of Intent to file Claim
DRB recommendation
Statewide averages
Guidance Documents and sample letters at the end of Section 7.3
 Section 7.4
Contingency Supplemental
Agreements and Work Orders
• Contingency Pay Items/SA
Maximum funding amounts
Initial Contingency Amount Pay Item
Contingency Supplemental Agreement
Certification of Funds Availability
No additional contract time
 Section 7.4
Contingency Supplemental
Agreements and Work Orders
• Work Orders
Shall not be executed prior to the Contingency item
Description and Reason
Entitlement Analysis and Engineer’s Estimate
Negative Work Orders - LS
Project Limit Extension
 Section 7.5
Construction Contract Claims
Claims involving a Utility
Claim File
Analysis of Claim Package
Entitlement Analysis
Claim Settlement
Claim denial/Appeal
Guidance Documents and Sample Letters at the end of section 7.5
 Section 8.1
F.A.I.N. Resolution
• Federal-Aid Ineligibility Notice
Failing to meet the specifications
Unqualified staff
Material sample failures
Buy American
• How does it work
 Section 8.2
Environmental Commitment
• Assures effective environmental compliance within all
areas of environmental concern during the construction
 Section 8.2
Environmental Commitment
• PA Notifies Permit Agencies and District Environmental
Office of permit activity start/end date.
• PA monitors Permit Expire Dates – Notify District Permit
Coordinator 6 months before expiration – if the project
will not be complete by then
• PA surveys treatment area/structure elevations for as built
plans and permit closeout
 Section 8.2
Environmental Commitment
Compliance continued
When the Technician finds non-compliance:
• Notify the PA
• PA will direct the Contractor to correct the problem
• PA may issue a stop work order for activity causing serious
 Section 8.2
Environmental Commitment
Compliance continued
National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System
• Where NPDES permits apply PA gets Contractor Signature
on Contractor Cert/Prep of Docs – NPDES General Permit
for Discharge Form No. 650-040-05
• Prime and subs working with erosion control devices –
• Must be signed by Owner or Officer
• False Cert subject Owner to Fine/Prison
 Section 8.3 Operation Within Railroad Right of Way
• Formal documents are handled by PA, RE and District Rail
Approved RXR Protection Plan
Liability Ins for self and subs
72 Hour to 45 day notice approval from Rail Road
• The Contractor must notify the RR when working in the vicinity
of the tracks – including under the tracks. No exceptions unless
approved in writing by the RR.
 Section 8.3
Operation Within Railroad
Right of Way
• Notice of Reimbursable/Nonreimbursable Utility Construction
Work, Form No. 700-010-48 used for work done by RXR on a
Reimbursable Agreement on projects involving work by RXR
staff &/or RXR contractor.
• Federal dollars held until pavement markings and advanced
warning signs in place and in “good shape.”
• PA must note “good shape” condition of RXR MOT devices in
Remarks section of Utility Work Form No. 700-010-48 for
Federal Approval.
• The PA prepares the Post-Construction Inventory Report, Form
No. 700-010-49, for National RXR-highway Crossing Inventory at
completion of work.
 Section 8.4
Shop and Erection Drawing Process
• Handled by Contractor, EOR, PA, State and District Design
• Standard Specification 5-1.4 & Plans Prep Manual (No.
625-000-007, Volume I, Chapter 28)
• Details – What is required of the players during the
process is covered very comprehensively
 Section 8.4
Shop and Erection Drawing Process
Project Engineer’s Role Monitor/Encourage/Log
• Monitors – Who in the Review chain has the shop
• Encourages – Players to stay on schedule
• Logs – Maintains Updated Tracking Logs of Drawings in
Approval process.
Flow charts at the end of Section 8.4 for Structural and
Nonstructural drawing approval process.
 Section 8.5
Contract Delinquency
Handled by PA, RE, DCE and CO
• Time is up and the work is not complete
• Can suspend qualification = to late days
• Can suspend qualification of affiliates from who the
Contractor derives material support –
• Affects Contractor’s future Capacity
 Section 8.6
Contract Default
When Defaulted… A Contractor
• May be removed from the Job site & replaced with the
• Has no right to Administrative Hearing
• Continues to be liable for LD’s until completion
• Where the Surety Refuses work or becomes unreliable the
Department may seize materials and equipment on job
and hire others to complete.
 Section 8.7
Contractor Non-Responsibility for
Construction Contract
Contractor who demonstrate an inability or unwillingness to
comply with contract requirements in a timely and proficient
manner on a project will be declared non-responsible.
Resident Office function is to make recommendation.
 Section 8.8
State Arbitration Board
Creation of the Florida Legislature
Use only after Final Acceptance
If DRB exists it must have been used
Claims ˂ $250K Law requires
Up to $500K can be agreed to by both parties
Up to $1 Million per contract can be agreed to
Either party may request it to be binding
 Section 8.9
Contract Termination
District Construction and Central Office Function
 Section 8.10
Noise and Vibration Abatement
• Involvement by Technician, PA and RE
 Section 8.11
Contractor Initiated Submittals
• Monitor
• Process
• Track
• Section 8.11.8
Tracking Logs
17 key items listed for consideration in REQUIRED
electronic spreadsheet
• Departments Traffic Control Plan
 At Pre-con Contractor must furnish a letter stating he will be utilizing
the Department’s plan or substituting an alternative
• Alternative Traffic Control Plans
 Contractor may not start work until that Alternative plan is approved
by Resident Engineer and added to the contract by SA
 Must by signed and sealed by a Florida PE
 Must be submitted on 11” x 17” set of plan sheets
• Modification of Active Traffic Control Plan
 NO TCP Mods – except Enhancements or Emergencies before the RE
 Enhancements are defined as “not changing traffic patterns”
Mods Must be approved and added to the contract by SA
• Design Standards – especially 600 Series
• List of trained flaggers must be submitted to PA prior to
• Maintenance of Traffic Review Report 700-010-08
Worksite Traffic Supervisor (WTS) signs the report
Contractor conducts inspections daily (including nighttime reviews)
Contractor submits the MOT report weekly
PA reviews
Always show when deficiencies are corrected
(See page 3 of MOT Review Report)
• Recommended action to shut down a project due to MOT
 Severe hazard or life threatening – correct immediately . Failure to
correct the hazard immediately is basis to shut down the project.
Deficiencies in which the contractor has been given written notice –
correct within 24 hours. If not corrected PA shall deduct payment for
the uncorrected areas from the date shown on the MOT Review
report – Form No. 700-010-08.
The WTS shall be disqualified is corrective action is not completed
within the 24-hour time limit on 3 notifications in 12 months.
• Other Requirements
 Inspect MOT operations provided by Utility within the project limits
(when required by contract)
 Count and certify approved each day devices
 Project personnel (CCEI or in-house construction) will report crashes
occurring within the project limits as described in Section 9.3.5.
 WTS will coordinate with adjacent projects
 WTS/Contractor will check reflectivity of payment markings and in
the event of failure, provide for re-application of the pavement
markings as required by Specification section 710.
• Provides for Standardization of Regulatory Sign placement in the
Work Zone
• PA notifies PIO two weeks in advance of new regulatory speed
limits will be posted and notified again when all signs are in place
• PA make sure Contractor removes any conflicting signs
• Any traffic crash occurring in the Work Zone is reported to the PA
• Form No. 700-010-64, Engineers MOT Evaluation at Crash Site is
completed by the PA or delegate
• If MOT devices may have contributed to the crash, Contractor
makes changes needed (CPAM 9.3.6 and 9.3.8)
PA and RE must approve changes
• Fatality or any disabling injury occurs, or there is a serous crash
involving 3 or more people, notify District Safety Office by phone
• FHWA “Alert Bulletin Procedure” criteria for immediate
 death of 5 or more persons
 10 or more vehicles
 school bus fatalities or disabling injuries
 Interstate closed for more than 6 hours
 Major road closed for more than 24 hours
District Safety Office will report to State Safety Office then to FHWA
Section 10.1
Pile Lengths
Section 10.2
Prestressed / Precast Concrete Components
• Section established procedure for obtaining production lengths and driving
• Provides a written process for dealing with defective components
 Section 10.3
Concrete Construction
Describes Bridge Deck thickness checks
Mass Concrete Plans and Pours
Crack Inspections
Concrete Pre-Operation Meetings and Pour Notices
 Section 10.4 Paint/Asbestos Removal, Handling and Disposal
• Specific Qualifications are required by both Contractor and Technician to
perform this work
 Section 10.5
Drilled Shafts
• Section established procedure for obtaining drilled shafts lengths outlines
requirements for Drilling Logs
Section 10.6
Underwater Bridge Construction Inspection
• Section describes Initial, Progress and Final inspections
Section 10.7
Post-Tensioned Bridges
 Section 10.8
Auger Cast Piles
• Only used for noise wall foundations on FDOT Projects
 Section 10.9 Structural Steel and Misc. Components
• Section provides process for evaluation and disposition of major defects
 Section 10.10 Bridge Issues that MUST involve SCO
• Describes bridge construction issues and when/how to involve the SCO
 Section 10.11 General Structures Construction Issues
• New Section added in June 2010 establishes procedures to notify District
Structures Material Office of in-service dates, inspections and load ratings
Section 10.6
Underwater Bridge Construction Inspection
• Section describes Initial, Progress and Final inspections
Section 10.7
Post-Tensioned Bridges
 Section 10.8
Auger Cast Piles
• Only used for noise wall foundations on FDOT Projects
 Section 10.9 Structural Steel and Misc. Components
• Section provides process for evaluation and disposition of major defects
 Section 10.10 Bridge Issues that MUST involve SCO
• Describes bridge construction issues and when/how to involve the SCO
 Section 10.11 General Structures Construction Issues
• New Section added in June 2010 establishes procedures to notify District
Structures Material Office of in-service dates, inspections and load ratings
 Section 11.1
Asphalt Quality Assurance Referee
System for Non-CQC Projects
• Referee form 700-030-12
 Section 11.2
Testing and Correction of Surface
Deficiencies on Asphalt Pavement
• This Section describes when, who and how testing and correction
is performed
Section 11.3
Asphalt Mix Temperature Control
• This Section describes when and how asphalt mix temperature is
controlled and who is responsible
 Section 12.1
Project Acceptance
Types of Acceptance
• Final Acceptance
• Partial Acceptance
• Conditional Acceptance
Inspection prior to Acceptance
• Semifinal Inspection
• Final Inspection
 Section 13.1
Contractor’s Past Performance Rating
Key Items
Maximum Capacity Rating – Admin Rule 14-12 F.A.C.
Provide a copy to the Contractor at the Pre-con
Interim performance ratings
Communication is key
DCE has the final say if appealed by the contractor
Sample letters and Flow Chart at the end of section
 Section 13.2 Constructability Grades
Consultant Designed Projects
• Professional Services Consultant Work Performance Evaluation,
Procedure No. 375-030-007
• Constructability Evaluation, Form No. 375-030-08Z
In-House Designs
• Constructability Evaluation, Form No. 375-030-08Z
Design-Build Projects
• Professional Services Consultant Work Performance Evaluation,
Procedure No. 375-030-007
• Constructability Evaluation, Form No. 375-030-08Z
 Section 13.3
Contractor Survey
Project Administrator will mail a coy of the Contractor
Survey with the Final Acceptance Letter.
The Standard Specifications can be found online on the State
Specifications and Estimates Office website at
The Standard Specifications can be accessed by clicking on the Specification Book icon
and you can either access a particular Section or the entire book!
 Division I General Requirements and Covenant
 Division II Construction Details
 Division III Materials
Division I covers the first 106 pages in the Standard
Specification Book
When the items covered in Division I change, they are
added to the Contract as Special Provisions
It is similar to CPAM as the Sections are broken down by
Pre-Construction, Construction and Post-Construction
Section 2
Section 3
Section 4
Section 5
Section 6
Section 7
Section 8
Section 9
Proposal Requirements and Conditions
Award and Execution of Contract
Scope of the Work
Control of the Work
Control of Materials
Legal Requirements and Responsibility to
the Public
Prosecution and Progress
Measurement and Payment
Division II makes up the bulk of the Standard
Information is arranged within “groupings” or
specification number based on a specific material or
construction operation
Each Specification Section is tied to a Master Pay Item
Section 110 is Clearing and Grubbing
Pay Item for Clearing and Grubbing is 110-1
Division III of the Specification Book contains
information regarding all materials utilized on a project
Physical and Chemical Properties
Sampling, Certification and Verification information
Specific properties of different types of material within a group
 Make certain that the appropriate Section in Division III
is also reviewed prior to inspecting materials
When a Specification is added, changed or updated it is
placed in a Workbook
Workbooks are published each January and July and
are included in Contracts let after each of those dates
The current July, 2010 Workbook contains 46 of these
“new” Specifications
These “revised” specifications become part of a
Contract as Supplemental Specifications
The Supplemental Specifications included in a Contract will be
your first point of reference over the Standard Specifications
In addition to Special Provisions and Supplemental
Specifications you may find additional directives in your
Contract documents
Technical Specifications are written for an operation or
materials specific to the Contract
Developmental Specifications may be added to your
Contract where the SCO wants to “try out” a new
specification or provision in a real life situation before
adding it to the Workbook
When Standard Specifications are updated/changed they are shown in a
Workbook. The Workbooks can be found on the same website as the
102-9 Temporary Traffic Control Devices.
102-9.1 Installation and Maintenance: Install and maintain temporary traffic control
devices as detailed in the plans, Index 600 of the Design Standards and when applicable, in
accordance with the approved vendor drawings, as provided on the QPL. Erect the required
temporary traffic control devices to prevent any hazardous conditions and in conjunction with
any necessary traffic re-routing to protect the traveling public, workers, and to safeguard the
work area. Use only those devices that are on the Qualified Products List (QPL) or the Approved
Products List (APL). Immediately remove or cover any devices that do not apply to existing
All temporary traffic control devices must meet the requirements of National
Cooperative Highway Research Program Report 350 (NCHRP 350) and current FHWA
directives. Manufacturers seeking evaluation must furnish certified test reports showing that
theirproduct meets all test requirements set forth by NCHRP 350. Manufacturers seeking
evaluation of Category I devices for inclusion on the QPL shall include the manufacturer’s selfcertification letter. Manufacturer’s seeking evaluation of Category II and III devices for inclusion
on the QPL shall include the FHWA WZ numbered acceptance letter with attachments and
vendor drawings of the device in sufficient detail to enable the Engineer to distinguish between
this and similar devices. For devices requiring field assembly or special site preparation, vendor
drawings shall include all field assembly details and technical information necessary for proper
application and installation and must be signed and sealed by a Professional Engineer registered
in the State of Florida. Manufacturers seeking evaluation of Category IV devices for inclusion on
the QPL must comply with the requirements of Section 990 and include detailed vendor
drawings of the device along with technical information necessary for proper application, field
assembly and installation.
Ensure that the QPL number is permanently marked on the device at a readily visible
Notify the Engineer of any scheduled operation, which will affect traffic patterns or
safety, sufficiently in advance of commencing such operation to permit his review of the plan for
the proposed installation of temporary traffic control devices.
Ensure an employee is assigned the responsibility of maintaining the position and
condition of all temporary traffic control devices throughout the duration of the Contract.
Keep the Engineer advised at all times of the identification and means of contacting this
employee on a24-hour basis. Keep temporary traffic control devices in the correct position,
properly directed, clearly visible and clean, at all times. Ensure that all traffic control devices
meet acceptable standards as outlined in American Traffic Safety Services Association
(ATSSA’s) “Quality Standards for Work Zone Traffic Control Devices”. Immediately repair,
replace or clean damaged, defaced or dirty devices.
Design Standards are prepared to encourage uniform
application of designs and standard details
Support various engineering obligations for design,
construction, inspection, maintenance
Design Standards
Select the desired Standard Booklet, Interim Standards or Standards Modification by clicking on their underlined symbol. The
dates shown under Standards Modifications are the effective dates of the Modifications. For additional information concerning
the Standards see PAGE 2. You can also view updates on the Structures Design Website.
You can view the
Standards as well
as Modifications
– made in the
same 6 month
increments as
Standards Modifications
Jan 1, 2011
Jul 1, 2010
Jan 1, 2010
Jul 1,
Jan 1, 2009
Jul 1, 2008
Jan 1, 2008 English
July 1, 2007 English
Jan 1, 2007 English
July 1,
2006 English
Jan 1, 2006 English
July 1, 2005 English
Jan 1, 2006 Metric
July 1, 2005 Metric
The beginning of the Index provides Abbreviations and
Symbols – a type of dictionary for the same
information shown on project plans
The Index is broken out into Sections
Each Section deals with a specific type of work
The Standard Index is revised every six months –
January and July
Revised sheets will be referenced and made a part of
the Contract either by incorporating the sheet into the
Plan Set or referencing the revised sheet with a plan
Revised sheets can be found by clicking on the “I” for
Interim Standards or the Standard Modifications
column on the website

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