2004 English Special Provisions Federal Aided Construction Required Check List

Last Update: Thursday, October 23, 2014 - 2:58:00 AM

Form FHWA-1273 - Required Contract Provisions. All Federal-Aid Projects (Rev. 5-12)
Wage Rates - All Construction Projects
Item 1122 - All Construction Projects
SP000-003  PDF  RTF  Notice to All Bidders - Provides for a hotline number to report fraud and abuse. All federal-aid construction projects. (Change Memo: de-25-04). Statewide Use.
SP000-004  PDF  RTF  Notice of Requirement for Affirmative Action to Ensure Equal Employment Opportunity (Executive Order 11246) - Required on all Federal-aid projects. (Change Memo: de-28-04). Statewide Use.
SP000-006  PDF  RTF  Standard Federal Equal Employment Opportunity Construction Contract Specifications (Executive Order 11246) - Required on all Federal-aid projects. (Change Memo: de-34-04). Statewide Use.
SP000-009  PDF  RTF  Certification of Nondiscrimination in Employment - Required on all Federal-aid construction projects. (Change Memo: de-34-04). Statewide Use.
SP000-011  PDF  RTF  Department Division Mailing and Physical Address - Providing contact information for the Department Divisions referenced in the Standard Specifications or Special Provisions and Special Specifications in the contract. Required on all projects beginning with the January 2005 letting. (Change Memo: de-41-04). Statewide Use.
SP000-1483  PDF  RTF  Notice of Changes to U.S. Department of Labor Required Payroll Information - Instructs the Contractor not to include employee addresses and social security numbers on the payroll submissions to the department. In lieu of the social security number, include an individually identifying number for each employee. Required on all federal aid projects beginning with the February 2009 letting. (Change Memo: de-01-09). Statewide Use.
SP000-1966  PDF  RTF  Disadvantaged Business Enterprise in Federal Aid Contracts - Removes references to the Business Opportunity Programs (BOP) Office in accordance with Department organizational changes and replaces those references with the Office of Civil Rights (OCR), their associated forms, and the website. Required for all federal aid projects beginning with the September 2010 letting. Replaces SP000-461 . (Change Memo: de-16-10). Statewide Use.
SP000-2329  PDF  RTF  Partnering - Removes reference to the approved vendor/facilitator list and updates the provision to include informal partnering. Required for all projects beginning with the November 2011 letting. Replaces SP000-002 . (Change Memo: de-17-11). Statewide Use.
SP000-2332  PDF  RTF  Schedule of Liquidated Damages - Updates the schedule of liquidated damages. Required for all projects beginning with the November 2011 letting. Replaces SP000-1493 . (Change Memo: de-18-11). Statewide Use.
SP000-2607  PDF  RTF  Nondiscrimination - Provides for the inclusion of nondiscrimination clauses into every contract subject to Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. (Change Memo: de-01-13). Statewide Use.
SP000-2638  PDF  RTF  On-the-Job Training Program - Revises the process by which training assignments are based. Required on all federal-aid projects beginning with the January 2014 letting. Replaces SP000-1676 . (Change Memo: de-08-13). Statewide Use.
SP000-2839  PDF  RTF  IMPORTANT NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS - Utilized to capture the number of incidents and injuries that occur on the project each month. Reporting is due by the 20th of each month for incidents and injuries that occurred during the month prior. Replaces SP000-2711 . (Change Memo: de-10-13). Statewide Use.
SP001-015  PDF  RTF  Definiton of Terms - Revises the definition of the word “Disadvantaged Business Enterprise” to include reference to the Texas Unified Certification Program. Required for all projects, beginning with the September 2010 letting. Replaces SP001-004 SP001-011 . (Change Memo: de-16-10). Statewide Use.
SP002-017  PDF  RTF  Instructions to Bidders - Reflects the latest changes made in the Texas Administrative Code and updates current language needed as a result of the Electronic Bidding System (EBS). Required on all projects beginning with the April 2009 letting. Replaces SP002-013 . (Change Memo: de-12-09). Statewide Use.
SP003-033  PDF  RTF  Award and Execution of Contract - This special provision will clarify the location of the standard bond forms on the Department's internet site. Required for all projects, beginning with the October 2009 letting. (Change Memo: de-39-09). Statewide Use.
SP003-042  PDF  RTF  Award and Execution of Contract - Modifies Article 3.4 Execution of Contract for payment, performance bonds and insurance for Call Out RMC projects. This One-Time Use special provision is approved for statewide use while it undergoes the formal approval process. Required for all ''Call-Out'' projects beginning with the June letting. (Change Memo: ). Statewide Use.
SP004-017  PDF  RTF  Scope of Work - This revises Article 4.2. to include the use of Table 1 for all contracts and revises Article 4.4 to add the definition of ''issue'', the Project Pledge, and Issue Resolution Process. This Special Provision is required for all project beginning with the May 2010 letting. Replaces SP004-013 . (Change Memo: de-07-10). Statewide Use.
SP005-004  PDF  RTF  Control of the Work - Provides for not limiting the submission of shop drawings to structural items only and eliminates any chance of misunderstanding between the State and the Contractor. Required on all projects beginning with the January 2007 letting. Replaces SP005-001 . (Change Memo: de-40-06). Statewide Use.
SP006-030  PDF  RTF  Control of Materials - Modifies Article 6.9, Recycled Materials that conflicted with DMS-11000. Includes the requirements of 006---029 which informs the Contractor that TxDOT will abate lead or asbestos separately from the prime contract. Required on all projects beginning with the May 2007 letting except when 006---031 is used. Replaces SP006-029 . (Change Memo: de-02-07). Statewide Use.
SP006-047  PDF  RTF  Control of Materials - Allows contractors the option to choose either the Department or a Department-selected Commercial Lab for conducting the subset of project-level sampling and testing. Required on all projects beginning with the March 2013 letting. Contractors choosing Department-selected Commercial Labs will reimburse the Department through a reduction in the monthly progress payment. (Change Memo: de-34-12). Statewide Use.
SP007-918  PDF  RTF  Legal Relations and Responsibilities - Incorporates legislative requirements for insurance. Required for all projects beginning with the January 2012 letting. Do NOT use before January 2012 lettings. Replaces SP007-806 . (Change Memo: de-12-12). Statewide Use.
SP008-119  PDF  RTF  Prosecution and Progress - Removes the requirement to execute the subcontractor agreement between the prime contractor and the subcontractor prior to receiving the approval from the Engineer to sublet a portion of the construction. Required for all federally funded projects beginning with the July 2010 letting. Replaces SP008-084 . (Change Memo: de-10-10). Statewide Use.
SP009-009  PDF  RTF  Measurement and Payment - Addresses the DBE program changes and clarifies language on when a contractor has to release retainage to a subcontractor. Required on all federal aid projects beginning with the April 2006 letting. Replaces SP009-007 . (Change Memo: de-18-06). Statewide Use.
SP009-015  PDF  RTF  Measurement and Payment - Article 9.5. Force Account, B. Insurance and Taxes: B. Labor Burden. An additional 55% of the labor cost, excluding the 25% compensation provided in Section 9.5.A, “Labor,” will be paid as compensation for labor insurance and labor taxes. Required on all projects beginning with the March 2008 letting. (Change Memo: de-29-07). Statewide Use.
SP100-002  PDF  RTF  Preparing Right of Way - Created due to the passage of HB 2075 during the 80th Legislative Session and subsequent amendments to 43 TAC 9.20. Required on all projects with Item 100 beginning with January 2008 letting. Replaces SP100-001 . (Change Memo: de-22-07). Statewide Use.
SP161-006  PDF  RTF  Compost - Eliminates the need for DMS-6310 by incorporating Table 1 into the special provision. This special provision is required for all projects using Item 161 beginning with the January 2011 letting. Replaces SP161-001 . (Change Memo: de-25-10). Statewide Use.
SP164-002  PDF  RTF  Seeding for Erosion Control - Allows vertical tracking as part of seedbed preparation on areas apecified on the plans. Required on all projects with Item 164 beginning with the December 2007 letting. (Change Memo: de-16-07). Statewide Use.
SP166-001  PDF  RTF  Fertilizer - Changes the amount of nitrogen applied uniformly from 100 lb./ac to 60 lb./ac with 50% of the nitrogen component being a slow-release sulfur coated urea. Required on all projects with Item 166 beginning with February 2008 letting. (Change Memo: de-20-07). Statewide Use.
SP169-002  PDF  RTF  Soil Retention Blankets - Add requirements of DMS-6370. Required on all projects using Item 169 beginning with the September 2009 letting. Replaces SP169-001 . (Change Memo: de-20-09). Statewide Use.
SP247-033  PDF  RTF  Flexible Base - Adds Grade 5 allowing for a coarser gradation & requires a 3 psi lateral pressure strength requirement instead of a 0 psi lateral pressure strength requirement. Required on all projects using Item 247 beginning with the July 2009 letting. Replaces SP247-020 . (Change Memo: de-15-09). Statewide Use.
SP260-003  PDF  RTF  Lime Treatment (Road-Mixed) - Changes the sampling and testing requirements for Table 1 to say the Engineer may sample the mixture and test. Required for all projects using Item 260 beginning with the January 2012 letting. Replaces SP260-002 . (Change Memo: de-10-12). Statewide Use.
SP265-003  PDF  RTF  Fly Ash or Lime-Fly Ash Treatment (Road-Mixed) - Changes the sampling and testing requirements for Table 1 to say the Engineer may sample the mixture and test. Required for all projects using Item 265 beginning with the January 2012 letting. Replaces SP265-002 . (Change Memo: de-02-12). Statewide Use.
SP275-003  PDF  RTF  Cement Treatment (Road-Mixed) - Changes the sampling and testing requirements for Table 1 to say the Engineer may sample the mixture and test. Required for all projects using Item 275 beginning with the January 2012 letting. Replaces SP275-002 . Statewide Use.
SP300-039  PDF  RTF  Asphalts, Oils, and Emulsions - Changes the reference for water content for cutback asphalts from AASHTO T55 to ASTM D 95. Required for all projects using Item 300 beginning with the October 2011 letting. Replaces SP300-032 . (Change Memo: de-12-11). Statewide Use.
SP302-010  PDF  RTF  Aggregates for Surface Treatments - Removes references to LRA materials and adds reference to DMS 9210 Limestone Rock Asphalt. Required on all projects using Item 302 beginning with the June 2010 letting. (Change Memo: de-06-10). Statewide Use.
SP316-016  PDF  RTF  Surface Treatments - Removes the computerized distributor display, revises Article 316.4.D.3 Asphalt Material Designed for Winter use, and revises Article 316.5.A to remove the measurement and payment by the ton. For all projects that require Item 316, beginning with the June 2010 letting. (Change Memo: de-08-10). Statewide Use.
SP318-010  PDF  RTF  Hot Asphalt-Rubber Surface Treatments - Removes reference to the onboard scale system for distributors and truck scales. Removes the measurement and payment of A-R Binder by the ton. For all projects requiring Item 318, beginning with the June 2010 letting. (Change Memo: de-09-10). Statewide Use.
SP330-001  PDF  RTF  Limestone Rock Asphalt Pavement - Removes material and production requirements and adds reference to DMS 9210 Limestone Rock Asphalt. Required for all projects using Item 330 beginning with the June 2010 letting. (Change Memo: de-06-10). Statewide Use.
SP340-003  PDF  RTF  Dense-Graded Hot-Mix Asphalt (Method) - Adds the ability to include up to 5% processed asphalt roofing shingles (manufactured waste or consumer waste) into hot mix asphalt. Required on projects using Item 340 beginning with the May 2009 letting. Contains the requirements of 340-002. Replaces SP340-002 . (Change Memo: de-05-09). Statewide Use.
SP350-006  PDF  RTF  Microsurfacing - Revises Table 2 to state a minimum Acid Insoluble of 55. Required on all project with Item 350 beginning with the December 2007 Letting. (Change Memo: de-17-07). Statewide Use.
SP360-013  PDF  RTF  Concrete Pavement - Revises language to comply with DMS-6100, ''Epoxies and Adhesives.'' This special provision is required on all construction projects that call for Item 360, ''Concrete Pavement,'' beginning with the July 2014 letting. Replaces SP360-003 SP360-007 . (Change Memo: de-09-14). Statewide Use.
SP361-014  PDF  RTF  Full-Depth Repair of Concrete Pavement - Revises language to comply with DMS-6100, ''Epoxies and Adhesives,'' detailing new epoxy types for use in full-depth repair of concrete pavement. Required on all construction projects that call for Item 361, ''Full-depth Repair of Concrete Pavement,'' beginning with the July 2014 letting. Replaces SP361-001 . (Change Memo: de-10-14). Statewide Use.
SP420-002  PDF  RTF  Concrete Structures - Clarifies the requirements for application of interim curing for bridge slabs and modifies the pay adjustment formula for under strength concrete to one that is not as harsh. Required on all projects with Item 420 beginning with the February 2008 letting. Replaces SP420-001 . (Change Memo: de-23-07). Statewide Use.
SP421-035  PDF  RTF  Hydraulic Cement Concrete - Raises the 5-cycle Magnesium Sulfate Soundness loss for coarse and intermediate aggregates when air entrainment in the concrete has been waived. Required for all projects using Item 421, beginning with the November 2009 letting. Replaces SP421-002 SP421-013 SP421-034 . (Change Memo: de-43-09). Statewide Use.
SP424-003  PDF  RTF  Precast Concrete Structures (Fabrication) - Clarifies reference to external forms section. Replaces SP424-002 . (Change Memo: de-05-13). Statewide Use.
SP425-001  PDF  RTF  Precast Prestressed Concrete Structural Members - This special provision includes wording that had been placed in the General Notes at the direction of the Executive Director. Several projects were let without these notes so it was decided to put the wording into a special provision. Required on all projects with Item 425 beginning with the March 2009 letting. (Change Memo: de-30-08). Statewide Use.
SP428-001  PDF  RTF  Concrete Surface Treatment - Changes surface preparation to require specific methods. Required on all projects with Item 428 beginning with the January 2009 letting. (Change Memo: de-29-08). Statewide Use.
SP429-008  PDF  RTF  Concrete Structure Repair - Modifies 429 to make it work with the new DMS-4655. Slab pay item was set up seperately from horizontal repairs so we can track bridge deck costs in new bridge management system. All bridge deck work will now be done using Item 429. Required on all projects with Item 429 beginning with the March 2009 letting. The use of this special provision prior to March 2009 letting is at the option of the district. Replaces SP429-006 . (Change Memo: de-33-08). Statewide Use.
SP431-001  PDF  RTF  Pneumatically Placed Concrete - Adds material requirements for pre-bagged materials. Required on all projects with Item 431 beginning with the October 2008 letting. (Change Memo: de-24-08). Statewide Use.
SP434-003  PDF  RTF  Elastomeric Bridge Bearings - Provides for a new type of bridge bearing: Sliding Elastomeric Bearings. Consisting of a steel top sole plate with a stainless steel facing upper component bearing on a lower component. Required on all projects with Item 434 beginning with the May 2006 letting. (Change Memo: de-04-06). Statewide Use.
SP439-003  PDF  RTF  Concrete Bridge Deck Overlays - Removes all references to slab repairs. All slab repairs will be done using Item 429. Required on all projects with Item 439 beginning with the April 2009 letting. (Change Memo: de-08-09). Statewide Use.
SP440-006  PDF  RTF  Reinforcing Steel - Includes minor grammatical revisions and removes reference to Tex-739-I. Required for all projects using Item 440 beginning with the January 2012 letting. Replaces SP440-005 . Statewide Use.
SP441-008  PDF  RTF  Steel Structures - References AASHTO/NSBA S10.1 for erection plans, requires approval of erection plans and inspection of shore towers before beginning work. Replaces SP441-007 . (Change Memo: de-07-13). Statewide Use.
SP442-016  PDF  RTF  Metal for Structures - This special provision will introduce bid item types for railroad bridges and seperates the ''Miscellaneous'' bid item types into bridge and non-bridge items. Required on all projects with Item 442 beginning with the May 2010 letting. Replaces SP442-005 . (Change Memo: de-03-10). Statewide Use.
SP447-002  PDF  RTF  Structural Bolting - Limits the time between installation of bolts and final tensioning to 10 days and revises the tolerances for turn-of-the-nut tightening to be in line with national bolt specifications. Required on all projects with Item 447 beginning with the January 2006 letting. Replaces SP447-001 . (Change Memo: de-42-05). Statewide Use.
SP448-002  PDF  RTF  Structural Field Welding - This special provision addresses inspection issues and updates testing requirements for certified field welding. Required for all projects using Item 448 ''Structural Field Welding'' beginning with the September 2009 letting. (Change Memo: de-34-09). Statewide Use.
SP450-001  PDF  RTF  Railing - This special provision provides requirements for testing of drilled and epoxied anchors and slipformed railing. Required for all projects using Item 450, ''Railing,'' beginning with the October 2009 letting. (Change Memo: de-40-09). Statewide Use.
SP454-003  PDF  RTF  Bridge Expansion Joints - Adds Type I as an approved joint sealant and updates the current spec to coincide with the title change for DMS-6140. (Change Memo: de-04-13). Statewide Use.
SP462-015  PDF  RTF  Concrete Box Culverts and Storm Drains - Adds references to DMS-7310 and ASTM C 1677 for rubber gasketted joints, and revises lifting hole requirements and product marking section. Required on all projects using Item 462 beginning with the July 2012 letting. Replaces SP462-014 . (Change Memo: de-17-12). Statewide Use.
SP464-006  PDF  RTF  Reinforced Concrete Pipe - Updates references to DMS-7310 to correspond with revisions made to the DMS. Required on all projects using Item 464, beginnig with the July 2012 letting. Replaces SP464-003 . (Change Memo: de-17-12). Statewide Use.
SP465-002  PDF  RTF  Manholes and Inlets - Provides for precast units as the default with cast-in-place as an alternative. Required when using Item 465. For One-Time-Use only while statewide is being processed. Treat as a statewide special provision. Replaces SP465-001 . (Change Memo: de-04-14). Statewide Use.
SP476-003  PDF  RTF  Jacking, Boring, or Tunneling Pipe or Box - Adds electrical and communication conduit boring. Required for all projects using Item 476 beginning with the October 2011 letting. (Change Memo: de-14-11). Statewide Use.
SP492-001  PDF  RTF  Timber Preservative and Treatment - Adds an additional viable treatment option for timber. Required for all projects with Item 492 beginning with the July 2005 letting. (Change Memo: de-12-05). Statewide Use.
SP500-009  PDF  RTF  Mobilization - Changes measurement of mobilization to be paid by the each per call out work order. This One-Time Use special provision is approved for statewide use while it undergoes the formal approval process. Required for all ''Call-Out'' projects of greater than $100K requiring an engineering seal beginning with the June letting. To be used instead of SP500-011. (Change Memo: de-08-14). Statewide Use.
SP500-011  PDF  RTF  Mobilization - Allows payment for the payment or performance bonds and required insurance to be at invoice price. Required for all projects beginning with the October 2012 letting. Exceptions to this are beginning with the June 2014 letting SP500-009 is to be used for ''Call-Out'' projects if they are greater than $100K and require an engineering seal. Replaces SP500-005 . (Change Memo: de-25-12). Statewide Use.
SP502-033  PDF  RTF  Barricades, Signs, and Traffic Handling - Created due to the passage of HB 2075 during the 80th Legislative Session and subsequent amendments to 43 TAC 9.20. Required on all projects with Item 502 beginning with January 2008 letting. Replaces SP502-022 . (Change Memo: de-22-07). Statewide Use.
SP512-002  PDF  RTF  Portable Concrete Traffic Barrier - This special provision increases the minimum Class F fly ash replacement percentage to 25% for mix design Option 1 and disallows mix design Options 6, 7, and 8. Required for all projects using Item 512 ''Portable Concrete Traffic Barrier'', beginning with the September 2009 letting. Replaces SP512-001 . (Change Memo: de-31-09). Statewide Use.
SP514-002  PDF  RTF  Permanent Concrete Traffic Barrier - This special provision increases the minimum Class F fly ash replacement percentage to 25% for mix design Option 1 and disallows mix design Options 6, 7, and 8. Required for all projects using Item 514 ''Permanent Concrete Traffic Barrier'', beginning with the September 2009 letting. Replaces SP514-001 . (Change Memo: de-32-09). Statewide Use.
SP530-006  PDF  RTF  Intersections, Driveways, and Turnouts - Removes reference to specific surface types and adds ''other'' to the types of surfaces. Required for all projects using Item 530 beginning with the December 2012 letting. (Change Memo: de-24-12). Statewide Use.
SP533-014  PDF  RTF  Shoulder Texturing - Revises Article 533.4 Measurement to state shoulder texturing will be measured by the foot rather than measured longitudinally by the 100-foot station, which clarifies each shoulder is measured separately. Required for all projects beginning with the September 2010 letting. (Change Memo: de-17-10). Statewide Use.
SP540-031  PDF  RTF  Metal Beam Guard Fence - Provides for new hardware and posts needed for the installation of the 31'' guardrail system. Replaces SP540-023 . (Change Memo: de-21-12). Statewide Use.
SP560-001  PDF  RTF  Mailbox Assemblies - Modifies payment items by allowing the Engineer to specify support types. Required on all projects with Item 560 beginning with the January 2007 letting. (Change Memo: de-37-06). Statewide Use.
SP610-015  PDF  RTF  Roadway Illumination Assemblies - Revised Article 610.2, ''Materials,'' to include reference to a list of approved optional and non-standard pole designs and calculations. Required on all projects using Item 610 beginning with the October 2012 letting. Replaces SP610-010 . (Change Memo: de-20-12). Statewide Use.
SP613-002  PDF  RTF  High Mast Illumination Poles - Addresses small cracking that is occurring at the base plate to shaft joint during fabrication. Required for all projects using Item 613, beginning with the October 2009 letting. Replaces SP613-001 . (Change Memo: de-24-09). Statewide Use.
SP617-003  PDF  RTF  Temporary Roadway Illumination - Provides for a 5 percent markup to compensate the contractor for field coordination and costs associated with meeting with utilities to coordinate the work. Required for all projects using Item 617 beginning with the July 2011 letting. Replaces SP617-001 . (Change Memo: de-05-11). Statewide Use.
SP620-001  PDF  RTF  Electrical Conductors - Provides for a change in wire size that is allowed to be marked with tape. Required on all projects with Item 620 beginning with the January 2005 letting. (Change Memo: de-54-04). Statewide Use.
SP624-014  PDF  RTF  Ground Boxes - Revises the article to include construction and materials, measurement, and payment for removing the existing ground boxes. Required for all projects using Item 624 beginning with the January 2011 letting. Replaces SP624-008 SP624-012 . (Change Memo: de-23-10). Statewide Use.
SP628-003  PDF  RTF  Electrical Services - Allows for a 5 percent markup to compensate the contractor for field coordination and costs associated with meeting with utilities to coordinate the work. Required for all projects using Item 628 beginning with the July 2011 letting. Replaces SP628-001 . (Change Memo: de-03-11). Statewide Use.
SP636-014  PDF  RTF  Aluminum Signs - Added fiberglass substrates; added language concerning uniform sign appearance; added language concerning the special fabrication requirements of DMS-8300; added language to provide documentation in the form of a signing material statement. Required on all projects with Item 636 beginning with the March 2009 letting. Replaces SS6944. (Change Memo: de-31-08). Statewide Use.
SP643-001  PDF  RTF  Sign Identification Decals - Revises the design of the sign decal in the standard specification by adding a line for film and screen ink manufacturers. Removes requirement for Contractor to provide installation date on sign decal which TxDOT may now provide if desired. Required on all projects using Item 643, ''Sign Identification Decals'' beginning with the June 2009 letting. (Change Memo: de-13-09). Statewide Use.
SP672-034  PDF  RTF  Raised Pavement Markers - Requires the replacement of all missing, broken or non-reflective RPMs identified during the performance period with 30 days after written acceptance. Required on all projects with Item 672 beginning with the January 2009 letting. Replaces SP672-019 SP672-020 SP672-032 . (Change Memo: de-26-08). Statewide Use.
SP681-002  PDF  RTF  Temporary Traffic Signals - Allows for a 5 percent markup to compensate the contractor for field coordination and costs associated with meeting with utilities to coordinate the work. Required for all projects using Item 681 beginning with the July 2011 letting. (Change Memo: de-04-11). Statewide Use.
SP682-003  PDF  RTF  Vehicle and Pedestrian Signal Heads - Provides for pedestrian signal heads in accordance with DMS-11130, ''Pedestrian Signal Heads,'' and DMS-11131, ''Pedestrian LED Countdown Signal Modules.'' Required for all projects using item 682 beginning with the December 2012 letting. Replaces 8260 and 8206. Replaces SP682-001 . (Change Memo: de-23-12). Statewide Use.
SP685-014  PDF  RTF  Roadside Flashing Beacon Assemblies - This special provision clarifies how conduit, conductors, cable and ground boxes are to be paid for. Required on all projects using Item 685 beginning with the March 2009 letting. (Change Memo: de-32-08). Statewide Use.
SP687-005  PDF  RTF  Pedestal Pole Assemblies - Adds the requirement for breakaway electrical disconnects. Replaces SP687-004 . (Change Memo: de-12-13). Statewide Use.
SP740-001  PDF  RTF  Graffiti Removal and Anti-Graffiti Coating - Remove Class B coating and replace with concrete paint or opaque sealer. Required on all projects with Item 740 beginning with the January 2005 letting. (Change Memo: de-53-04). Statewide Use.
SP770-049  PDF  RTF  Guard Fence Repair - This SP supplements Article 770.2. Article 770.3 revised to include methods for Article 770.3.1. Article 770.4 deletes duplication of Article 770.3.B and 770.3.C. Article 770.4 adds measurement. Article 770.5 revised to address the raise rail element. This special provision replaces and incorporates the requirements of Special Provision 770-011 and is required for all projects using Item 770 beginning with the January 2011 letting. Replaces SP770-007 SP770-009 SP770-010 SP770-011 SP770-023 . (Change Memo: de-18-10). Statewide Use.
SP788-001  PDF  RTF  Concrete Beam Repair - Changes the materials section to use DMS-4655, clarifies strand splicing and CFRP, and states that the plans indicate the order of work. Also modifies the pay items to give four types of repairs. Required on all projects with Item 788 beginning with the May 2009 letting. (Change Memo: de-09-09). Statewide Use.
SP1122-001  PDF  RTF  Temporary Erosion, Sedimentation, and Environmental Controls  - Identifies contractor-required training for storm water management.. Required for all projects utilizing SS 1122 beginning with the October 2012 letting. (Change Memo: de-18-12). Statewide Use.
SP3043-001  PDF  RTF  Raising and Undersealing Concrete Slabs - Provides a method of determining the weight of material placed since the payment is based on the weight placed. Required on all projects with SS 3043 beginning with the January 2007 letting. (Change Memo: de-36-06). Statewide Use.
SP4007-002  PDF  RTF  Prefabricated Pedestrian Steel Truss Bridge Span - This special provision revises the reference number in the AASHTO Guide Specifications for the Design of Pedestrian Bridges. Is required for all projects beginning with the January 2011 letting. (Change Memo: de-21-10). Statewide Use.
SP4191-001  PDF  RTF  Carbon Fiber Reinforced Polymer (CFRP) for Strengthening Concrete Structure Members - This special provision provides for a product and company name change. Wabo Mbrace CF130 by Watson Boman Acme Corporation was changed to MBrace by BASF Construction Chemicals. Required for all projects using Item 4191 beginning with the October 2009 letting. (Change Memo: de-42-09). Statewide Use.
SP6153-001  PDF  RTF  Multipolymer Pavement Markings (MPM) with Warranty - Implements a new qualification program for the mobile retroreflectometers. Required on all projects with Item 6153 beginning with the June 2007 letting. Also requires SS 8094 as a reference special specification. (Change Memo: de-05-07). Statewide Use.
SP6154-002  PDF  RTF  Prefabricated Pavement Markings (PPM) with Warranty - Implements a new qualification program for the mobile retroreflectometers. Required on all projects with Item 6154 beginning with the June 2007 letting. Also requires SS 6629 as a reference special specification. (Change Memo: de-05-07). Statewide Use.
SP6266-017  PDF  RTF  Video Imaging Vehicle Detection System - Clarifies the ''typical'' VIVDS configuration. Adjusts the operating temperature range required for the VIVDS cameras. Required on all projects using Item 6266 beginning with the October 2009 letting. Statewide Use.
SP6473-001  PDF  RTF  Multipolymer Pavement Markings (MPM) - Implements a new qualification program for the mobile retroreflectometers. Required on all projects with Item 6473 beginning with the June 2007 letting. Also requires SS 8094 as a reference special specification. (Change Memo: de-05-07). Statewide Use.
SP6834-002  PDF  RTF  Portable Changeable Message Sign - Removes the requirement that spacing between message lines be between 50% - 75% of the letter height. Replaces SP6834-001 . (Change Memo: de-06-13). Statewide Use.
SP8251-005  PDF  RTF  Reflectorized Pavement Markings with Retroreflective Requirements - Adds wording allowing the contractor to use portable reflectometers at the contractor's discretion for projects totaling less than 200,000 LF of pavement markings. Required for all projects using Item 8251 beginning with the June 2010 letting. Also requires the use of SS 8251. (Change Memo: de-05-10). Statewide Use.

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