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|RECENT POLICY CHANGES IN THE EPG|
7/31/19: Guidance pertaining to galvanizing requirements for scour area has been clarified.
7/30/19: Guidance was updated to match the MAP-21 and federal guidelines.
7/25/19: Guidance in EPG 6184.108.40.206.2 Flagging Operations and EPG 616.6.58 PILOT CAR FOLLOW ME and PILOT CAR IN USE WAIT & FOLLOW was updated along with Fig. 616.8.10g (TA-10g MT) Side Roads Entering Work Zones to present current pilot car signage usage.
7/24/19: New guidance identifies what is eligible for Major Bridge Asset Management funds.
7/23/19: Policy was updated to match the current FHWA agreement and clarify the procedure.
7/22/19: Expanded guidance about end terminal grading for both new roadway construction and for existing roadbeds.
7/22/19: Simplified guidance by removing guidance that was sufficiently covered in specifications.
7/22/19: Deleted guidance for LPA programs that are no longer in use. Also, guidance was updated to accommodate revisions in the FAST Act.
7/19/19: Guidance has been updated to refer 50-ft. lengths of galvanized pile.
7/12/19: Guidance has been clarified and generally re-written.
7/11/19: The storm water QRGs have been updated and collected under their own heading in EPG 101 Standard Forms. New storm water QRGs have also been added.
7/10/19: Guidance has been updated to reflect the changes the MTFC board recently approved.
6/25/19: Guidance has been expanded about how MoDOT personnel may handle upgrade requests.
6/21/19: Terminology about the prestress force at transfer was clarified to better match AASHTO code.
6/21/19: Several updates including the clarification of screening methodology. Also clarified that all benefitted receptors are to be included in the benefit cost reasonableness calculation and noise abatement voting.
6/14/19: Updated guidance to match current practice, which has been coordinated with MO Dept. of Conservation.
6/14/19: Expanded guidance, especially in the new EPG 7220.127.116.11 Stream Classifications, clarified our process to meet the Corps' requirements for their "Regional Condition".
6/4/19: Guidance has been updated to reflect that the IRS Form W-9 is no longer needed.
5/31/19: The commentary for Note E2.26 was clarified. In the note itself, additional options were provided for piling minimum nominal axial compressive resistance.
5/28/19: New guidance is now available for Post-Award Value Engineering (PAVE) workshops, processes and project selections.
5/28/19: The spacing between the long-term rumble strips was increased to "10 to 12 feet" for a greater area of effectiveness.
Median Crossover on a Divided Highway, TA-39
5/28/19: In EPG 616.8 Typical Applications, TA-39 for Design and Construction was revised to require Directional Indicator Barricades for tapers. The concrete barrier has been removed on sheet 2. Instead of the concrete barrier, an approved, temporary and crashworthy device can be used.
5/21/19: The most recent costs for non-contractual items is now presented in EPG 237.6 Estimates.
5/17/19: Guidance for pile design procedure was clarified in several articles including EPG 702 Load-Bearing Piles, EPG 718.104.22.168 Types of Piling, EPG 751.3 Structural Steel Design Properties and EPG 751.36 Driven Piles.
5/10/19: This new guidance is for districts to be able to provide consultants with needed technical information.