PennDOT Presentation Template

Report
Specification Changes
Pub 408/2011 Changes 7 & 8
Bureau of Project Delivery
Innovation and Support Services Division
Construction Quality Assurance Section
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408/2011 Changes 6 – 8
• Entire Pub. 408 is 1 Large Document
– Each individual section has a thumbnail to navigate
– Can still use the Table of Contents to navigate
– BE CAREFUL WHEN YOU PRINT OR SAVE!
• Could accidently print or save 1300+ pages
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Diverse Business
408/2011 Change 8
• Diverse Business
– Numerous changes were made throughout Pub. 408 to replace
references to Minority (MBE) and Women Business Enterprise
(WBE) with Diverse Business (DB)
• The program has also changed
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105 Control of Work
408/2011 Change 8
• 105.01(b) Authority to Suspend Work
– Added language to grant authority for a DE to suspend work if:
• The work will hinder the Dept’s ability to safely maintain traffic or
provide necessary services (like winter maintenance operations)
• A higher quality product can be obtained
– Written notification and reason will be provided
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106 Control of Material
408/2011 Change 7
• 106.02(a) Preliminary Acceptance and Approval (of
Material)
– Clarified pre-approved sources/materials and required
source-of-supply submissions (Forms CS-200 and CS-201)
• Only “construction-aid” materials (like lumber and nails used for
temporary formwork) may be used without source-of-supply
submissions
• Temporary traffic control items are not considered “constructionaid” materials and therefore, must be listed on Form CS-201
– Initially implemented via SOL 481-14-01 & SSP
– Added Section 106.02 to Bulletin 15
• Provides a list of Pub. 408 Sections which contain construction
materials that are defined as Project-Specific, Locally Approved
Materials
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Bulletin 15 Control of Material
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Bulletin 15 Control of Material
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107 Legal Relations and Responsibility to the Public
408/2011 Change 8
• 107.28 Erosion and Sediment Pollution Control Plans
and Permits
– Clarified NPDES Permit acquisition, permittee responsibilities
and termination requirements
• No earth disturbance activities can begin before acknowledgement
of the completed Transferee/Co-Permittee form is received
• Preparedness, Prevention and Contingency (PPC) Plan to be
submitted at the pre-construction meeting
– Identify licensed professional to be on-site for implementing critical
stages of the approved Post Construction Stormwater Management
(PCSM) Plan
• After implementation of PCSM Best Management Practices (BMPs),
maintain BMPs until DEP approval is received for the Contractorsubmitted Notice of Termination (NOT) form
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108 Performance and Progress
408/2011 Change 8
• 108.03(a) Preconstruction Conference
– Clarified deliverables at the meeting
• Names of superintendent, engineer, foremen and surveyor
• Source of Supply forms (CS-200 and CS-201)
• Work Plan (30 Calendar Day for Network Schedule contracts and
60 Calendar Day for CPM contracts)
– Documentation not delivered may delay Actual Notice-toProceed
• This delay is ineligible for a time extension
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108 Performance and Progress
408/2011 Change 8
• 108.03(b) Construction Project Scheduling
– Added Schedule language for Design/Build
• Requires design activities including review and approval durations
• 108.03(b)5 Recovery
– Established conditions which the Dept. may require a Recovery
Plan
• Controlling activity delayed 14 days or more beyond the required
completion or milestone date
• If required, the recovery plan is to be submitted within 7 days
• May withhold estimate payments if not received within 14 days
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108 Performance and Progress
408/2011 Change 8
• 108.03(b)6 Updates
– Establishes Schedule update submission requirements
– At a minimum, monthly updates are to address:
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Progressed activities
Logic changes
Calendar changes
Duration changes
Critical Path changes
– If updates are not received within 7 days, the Dept will
withhold estimate payments
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108 Performance and Progress
408/2011 Change 8
• 108.03(c) PennDOT Project Collaboration Center
(SharePoint)
– Establishes requirements to submit all project-related
documentation using the Dept’s Project Collaboration
software package
• The standard file format is the Portable Document Format (.pdf)
• Other compatible file formats may be required
• 108.06(a) Time Extensions
– Clarified what is expected to be shown on a Supporting
Schedule
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108 Performance and Progress
408/2011 Change 7
• 108.07(a) Construction Engineering Liquidated
Damages
– Revised the rates to be in compliance with Federal Regulation
CFR-635.127 “Agreement provisions regarding overruns in
contract time”
– From
$870
$1,630
$2,150
$3,425
$4,420
$5,765
to
to
to
to
to
to
$825
$1,525
$2,115
$3,325
$4,375
$5,825
(0 to 400K)
(400K to 1M)
(1M to 5M)
(5M to 10M)
(10M to 15M)
(>15M)
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110 Payment
408/2011 Change 8
• 110.03(d)8 Force Account Statements
– Added a requirement for the Contractor to submit force account
statement with all supporting documentation within 90 days of
the completed work
• If not received, the Dept may pay based on their records
• Full payment may be forfeited for unsupported costs
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219 Geofoam Lightweight Fill
408/2011 Change 8
• New Section
– Includes requirements for furnishing, transporting, and placing
geofoam lightweight fill for construction of embankments and
for backfilling behind structures
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409 Construction of Plant-Mixed HMA Courses
408/2011 Change 7
• 409.3(h)2.a.2 Quantities Less Than 2,500 Tons
– Revised language for quantities less than 500 tons
• Mixture acceptance by certification
• Allows Lot density acceptance by cores (n=3)
• Removed ambiguity of “critical application”.
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496 Asphalt Concrete Pavement, 60-Month Warranty
408/2011 Change 8
• New Section
– Includes requirements for construction of a plant-mixed,
asphalt concrete pavement on a prepared surface with a 60
month warranty and includes the furnishing of a warranty bond
– Acceptability of this work will be determined by construction
end-result and the warranty performance criteria
– Also added to list of applicable items of work eligible for
asphalt price adjustments under Section 110.12
– Also added General Index in Appendix D for establishing HMA
60-Month Warranty Items of Work for Section 496
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501 Cement Concrete Pavements
408/2011 Change 7
• 501.3(k)4 Final Finish
– Initially implemented by SSP
– Allows Contractor’s request to use longitudinal texturing in lieu
of the random, transverse texturing pattern or may be required
by the District, if indicated
• Requires burlap drag or broom device for macrotexture
• Requires final texture pattern with grooves
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parallel with centerline
rectangular in shape;
1/8 inch (± 1/64 inch) in width;
1/8 inch to 3/16 inch in depth; and
3/4 inch nominal center-to-center tine spacing
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505 Bridge Approach Slabs
408/2011 Change 8
• 505.3(c) Concrete Curing
– Requires bridge approach slabs to be water-cured for a
minimum of 7 days
• Eliminated conflicts between water-curing vs. spray-curing; 7-day
vs. 14-day
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525 Concrete Pavement Partial-Depth Repair
408/2011 Change 7
• Revised entire Section to address repairs of transverse
or longitudinal joints, cracks, and interior slab spalls
– Repair types based on length of repair
• Type 1 – Between 15 inches and 6 feet in length
• Type 2 – Greater than 6 feet in length
– Revised materials to be used
– Allows milling for removal
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525 Concrete Pavement Partial-Depth Repair
408/2011 Change 7
Type 1
Type 2
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525 Concrete Pavement Partial-Depth Repair
408/2011 Change 7
Type 1
Type 2
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525 Concrete Pavement Partial-Depth Repair
408/2011 Change 7
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601 Pipe Culverts
408/2011 Change 8
• 601.2(a)6 Thermoplastic Pipes
– Added Polypropylene pipe (AASHTO M 330, Types D and S, 12inch to 60-inch diameter; and 2012 AASHTO LRFD Bridge
Design Specifications Chapter 12 with interims) to Group VI
– Group VI – 15 foot maximum fill – 2.0 foot minimum cover.
– Only had Polyethylene pipe prior to Change 8.
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601 Pipe Culverts
408/2011 Change 7
• 601.3(o) Inspection of 100-Year Design-Life Pipe
– If ≤ 20 feet installed at each location, perform non-100-Year
pipe inspections
• Eliminates extensive inspections of short tie-ins
– Added language to require written summary report of
irregularities or defects
– Removed video inspection where manual inspections are
required on large diameter pipes
– Added requirements for inspection during installation of pipe
under roadway, sidewalk or shoulder
• Inspector completes Form CS-6
– Discussions on-going about increasing joint tolerances
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Remediation of Pipe Defects
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604 Combination Storm Sewer & Underdrain
408/2011 Change 8
• 604.2(a)1 Nonmetal Pipes
– Added Polyvinyl Chloride pipe (AASHTO M 304, Class 1
perforations) to Group IIIP in Subsection 604.2(a)1.e.2
– Added Polypropylene pipe (AASHTO M 330, Class 1
perforations) to Group VIP in Subsection 604.2(a)1.h.2
– Only had Polyethylene pipe prior to Change 8.
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616 End Sections and Slope Pipe Fittings
408/2011 Change 8
• 616.2 Material
– Added Thermoplastic End Sections [Section 601.2(a)] in
Subsection 616.2(f)
– Only had concrete, steel and aluminum end sections prior to
Change 8.
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618 Concrete Collar for Pipe Extension
408/2011 Change 8
• 618.4 Measurement and Payment
– Changed from Lump Sum to Each
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620 Guide Rail
408/2011 Change 8
• 620.3(d) Remove Existing Guide Rail
– Revised language to clarify removal requirements for guide rail
retained by the Contractor and guide rail retained by the
Department
• 2 separate items of work
• Special provision is required for Department-retained with delivery
location and Department contact
• 620.4(i) Measurement and Payment
– When guiderail is retained by the Department, the unit price
includes the cost of delivering material to the designated
stockpile
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620 Guide Rail
Master Items
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659 High-Friction Surface Treatment
408/2011 Change 8
• New Section
– Includes requirements for furnishing and applying a High
Friction Surface Treatment (HFST) on asphalt and concrete
pavements
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689 Construction Scheduling
408/2011 Change 8
• Entire Section
– Added a bullet to define the term “Redundant Relationship”
– Schedule software changed from Open Plan by Welcom to Open
Plan by Deltek
– Added language to address design activities, including review
and approval durations for Design/Build projects
– Clarified schedule submissions when the Anticipated Notice to
Proceed is missed
– Clarified all Network and CPM schedule submission
requirements for content
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694 Built-Up Curb Ramps
408/2011 Change 7
• Entire Section was removed
– Previously contained requirements for asphalt curb ramps paid
by the Ton
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704 Cement Concrete
408/2011 Change 7
• Table A
– Added requirements for HPC (same as AAAP)
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802 Topsoil Furnished and Placed
408/2011 Change 8
• 802.2 Material
– Removed Section 106.03(b)3 certification requirements
• Topsoil is now project-specific, locally approved material
• Requires independent test results to confirm the topsoil meets
requirements
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Bulletin 15 Control of Material
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Bulletin 15 Control of Material
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Bulletin 15 Control of Material
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804 Seeding and Soil Supplements
408/2011 Change 7
• Entire Section
– Revised Table A Seeding Requirements
• Revised typos for Formula B, D and L
– Added Formula N Conservation Mix
– Revised Formula W Wetland Conservation Mix
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1005 Piles
408/2011 Change 7
• Entire Section revised
– Grade 36 steel removed for steel H-piles
– Resistance factor changed from 0.7 to 0.65 times the ultimate
pile capacity, if a pile driving analyzer is used
– Added end-of-driving criteria for friction piles
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1026 Neoprene Strip Seal Dam
408/2011 Change 8
• Attempted to clarify Measurement and Payment for the
length of dam
– Added “….fabricated structural steel extrusion, and the steel
sliding plates”
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1041 Scarification
408/2011 Change 8
• 1041.3(a) General
– Limits removal to 1/4-inch maximum depth for each pass if
hydrodemolition is not used after scarification
– Allows required depth removal in one pass if hydrodemolition
is used after scarification
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DSP13 Buy America
408/2011 Change 7
• Added Designated Special Provision 13 which contains
reference to Section 106.10(a) for Buy America
requirements
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