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'''Reinforcement Details'''
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'''[[:Category:1048 Pavement Marking Material#1048.2.7.3 Acceptance|EPG 1048.2.7.3 Acceptance]]'''
  
12/2/19: Reinforcement details were updated in [[751.9 LFD Seismic#751.9.3.1.7 T- Joint Connections|EPG 751.9.3.1.7 T-Joint Connections]], [[751.31 Open Concrete Intermediate Bents#751.31.1.2 Rigid Frame- No Tie or Web Beam|EPG 751.31.1 and EPG 751.31.3]] and [[751.32 Concrete Pile Cap Intermediate Bents#751.32.4 Reinforcement|EPG 751.32.4 Reinforcement]] to be in accordance with new epoxy coated guidelines and with new development and splice length requirements. Alternate end bent reinforcement details for shallow structures were added in [[751.35 Concrete Pile Cap Integral End Bents#751.35.3.3 Prestressed Girder End Bent|EPG 751.35.3.3 through EPG 751.35.4.4]].      
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10/22/20: Guidance has been updated to reflect the current process for how acrylic waterborne and high build acrylic waterborne traffic marking are accepted.
  
'''[[751.50 Standard Detailing Notes|EPG 751.50 Standard Detailing Notes]]'''
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'''Minimum Wall Thickness for CIP Piles and Limited Nominal Axial Resistance of CIP Piles Embedded and Tipped in Cohesionless Soils'''
  
11/21/19: Guidance about underlined portions of notes was added.
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10/19/20: Guidance in [[751.36 Driven Piles|EPG 751.36 Driven Piles]] (particularly in [[751.36 Driven Piles#751.36.2.2.2 Cast-In-Place (CIP) Pile|EPG 751.36.2.2.2 Cast-In-Place (CIP) Pile]], [[751.36 Driven Piles#751.36.5.7.1 Design Values for Individual HP Pile|EPG 751.36.5.7.1 Design Values for Individual HP Pile]], and [[751.36 Driven Piles#751.36.5.10 Pile Nominal Axial Compressive Resistance|EPG 751.36.5.10 Pile Nominal Axial Compressive Resistance]]) was updated to implement maximum axial loads in sands and clarified minimum nominal wall thickness requirements for CIP pile. Numerous standard detailing notes in [[751.50 Standard Detailing Notes#G. Substructure Notes|EPG 751.50, G. Substructure Notes]] for hooks of vertical bar requirements for column and CIP piles were also clarified.
  
'''[[:Category:146 Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE)#When a DBE manufacturer|EPG 146.3.2.3 Commercially Useful Function (CUF)]]'''
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'''[[236.7 Negotiation#236.7.4.4 Agreement for Purchase of Real Estate|EPG 236.7.4.4 Agreement for Purchase of Real Estate, When Agreement for Purchase of Real Estate is Used]]'''
  
11/19/19: The location for storing CUF documents was updated from the archaic V: drive to eProjects.
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10/9/20: To reflect legal requirements, Tax Lien guidance was added.  
  
'''[[751.11 Bearings#Taper|EPG 751.11.2.1 Elastomeric Bearings Taper]]'''
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'''[[:Category:108 Prosecution and Progress#108.16 Project Dates|EPG 108.16 Project Dates]]'''
  
11/14/19: The illustrations have been revised to clarify the maximum allowed taper.
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9/30/20: EPG 108.16 has been rewritten to reflect the move to AWP.
  
'''New QRG'''  
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'''[[751.50 Standard Detailing Notes#(J1.21a)|Updated Standard Detailing Note]]'''
  
11/14/19: The new [http://epg.modot.mo.gov/forms/CM/AWP_MA_Sample_Record_Acceptance_By_Certification.docx AWP MA Sample Record Acceptance By Certification] QRG is now available.  
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9/28/20: Dowel requirements for inverted U-shape precast coping for large block (panel) MSE walls in Standard Note J1.21a were clarified.  
  
'''[[:Category:105 Control of Work#The DWR shall be created|EPG 105.9.3 Daily Work Reports]]'''
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'''[[751.50 Standard Detailing Notes#(H7.8.2) Use note|New Standard Detailing Note]]'''
  
11/6/19: Guidance has been added for when Daily Work Reports in AASHTOWARE may be suspended.
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9/23/20: New Note H7.8.2 is available when requiring epoxy-mastic primer coating on galvanized drain support brackets that come in contact with weathering steel beams/girders.
  
'''[[236.5 Property Management#236.5.28.3 Compensation for Changes in Access|EPG 236.5.28.3 Compensation for Changes in Access]] and [[236.6 Appraisal and Appraisal Review#After the appraiser has been made aware|EPG 236.6.5.9 Non-Competitive Proposals for Contract Realty Appraisals]]'''
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'''[[237.5 Special Provisions|EPG 237.5 Special Provisions]]'''
  
10/28/19: Guidance has been clarified to better reflect current practices.
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9/22/20: Guidance has been clarified and updated to current practice.
  
'''AASHTOWare'''
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'''[[127.27 Guidelines for Obtaining Environmental Clearance for Off-Site Activities|EPG 127.27 Guidelines for Obtaining Environmental Clearance for Off-Site Activities]]'''
  
10/25/19: Guidance in [[:Category:105 Control of Work#105.9 Authority and Duties of Resident Engineer (Sec 105.9)|EPG 105.9 Authority and Duties of Resident Engineer]] and [[:Category:105 Control of Work#105.9.3 Daily Work Reports|EPG 105.9.3 Daily Work Reports]] now allows for the expanded opportunities of the AWP.
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9/16/20: Guidance has been updated to reflect current practice.
  
'''Drilled Shafts'''
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'''[[751.36 Driven Piles#751.36.5.8 Additional Provisions for Pile Cap Footings|EPG 751.36.5.8 Additional Provisions for Pile Cap Footings]]'''
  
10/23/19: Guidance in [[751.37 Drilled Shafts#751.37.1.6 Drilled Shaft General Detail Considerations|EPG 751.37.1.6 Drilled Shaft General Detail Considerations]] was expanded and clarified.
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9/16/20: Guidance has been updated to clarify pile uplift design requirements for pile cap footing and to implement DSB-16-02 requirements.
  
'''[[121.7 Program Estimates#The programming estimate must address|EPG 121.7 Program Estimates]]'''
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'''[[:Category:203 Roadway and Drainage Excavation, Embankment and Compaction#203.2.3.1.2 Embankment in Place (Contractor-Furnished Borrow)|EPG 203.2.3.1.2 Embankment in Place (Contractor-Furnished Borrow)]]'''
  
10/21/19: District estimate documentation requirements must address the total project cost and include estimated costs for, at a minimum, PE, CE, Construction, RW, Utilities, and Bridge.  Program estimate documentation and supporting documentation must be stored in e-Projects.
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9/16/20: Contractor-furnished borrow guidance has been updated to current practice.
  
'''Estimating Guidance Updates'''
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'''[[127.2 Historic Preservation and Cultural Resources|EPG 127.2 Historic Preservation and Cultural Resources]]'''
  
10/21/19: Estimating guidance in [[104.7 Scoping Estimates|EPG 104.7 Scoping Estimates]] and [[121.7 Program Estimates|EPG 121.7 Program Estimates]] was updated with optional spreadsheets to assist the districts with their scoping and estimating processes.  The [[media:121.7 Project Scoping Form.xlsx|Project Scoping Form]] and [[media:104.7 Resurfacing.xlsx|Resurfacing Per Mile Scoping Form]] are now available.
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9/11/20: Guidance has been updated to reflect changes in the Section 106 processes that have incrementally occurred over the last few years.
  
'''[[media:616.8.10d MT.pdf|TA-10d, Lane Closure on Two-Lane Highways with Edgelines Using Portable Signal Flagging Device]] and [[media:616.8.10e MT.pdf|Lane Closure on Two-Lane Highways without Edgelines Using Portable Signal Flagging Device]]'''  
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'''[[147.3 Job Order Contracting (JOC)#147.3.11 Request to Subcontract Work (Form C-220)|EPG 147.3.11 Request to Subcontract Work (Form C-220)]]'''
  
10/21/19: These TAs have been updated in [[616.8 Typical Applications (MUTCD 6H)#Listing of Typical Applications for Maintenance|EPG 616.8.1 Listing of Typical Applications for Maintenance]] to show that two Portable Signal Flagging Devices are always required.
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9/2/20: This new guidance provides clarification for the process.
  
'''[[:Category:618 Mobilization#Additional Mobilization for Seeding|Additional Mobilization for Seeding]]'''
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'''[[:Category:109 Measurement and Payment#Erosion Control Change Orders|EPG 109.12 Change Orders, Non-major change orders (Change Order level 2)]]'''
  
10/17/19: Guidance for all jobs that contain the Additional Mobilization for Seeding pay item is now available.
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8/20/20: Guidance has been updated to current Environmental Change Orders instructions.
  
'''[[:Category:505 Bridge Deck Concrete Wearing Surface#505.1.4 Polyester Polymer Concrete (PPC)|EPG 505.1.4 Polyester Polymer Concrete (PPC)]]'''
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'''Bolt Specs and Welding Inspection'''
  
10/2/19: New guidance is now available for Polyester Polymer Concrete Overlay.
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8/18/20: Bolt specs have been corrected to the latest ASTM and welding inspection procedures have been clarified in numerous articles including  [[:Category:712 Structural Steel Construction#712.1.5 High Strength Bolts (Sec 712.7)|EPG 712.1.5 High Strength Bolts]], [[751.14 Steel Superstructure|EPG 751.14 Steel Superstructure]] and [[751.50 Standard Detailing Notes#H3f. Pot Bearing Pad Assembly|EPG 751.50, H3f. Pot Bearing Pad Assembly]] and new guidance in [[:Category:1080 Structural Steel Fabrication#1080.2 Fabrication Inspection Shipment Release (FISR)|EPG 1080.2 Fabrication Inspection Shipment Releases (FISRs)]].
  
'''[[:Category:109 Measurement and Payment#109.12.5 Change Order Time Extension for Extreme Events|EPG 109.12.5 Change Order Time Extension for Extreme Events]]'''
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'''[[153.5 Bridge|EPG 153.5 Bridge]]'''
  
9/26/19: This new guidance describes the latitude the State Construction and Materials Engineer has to grant time extensions for extreme events.
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8/13/20: The list of agreements were revised to include a column with applicable MHTC policies.  Archaic contracts were deleted.
  
'''[[136.3 Federal Aid Basics#136.3.8.4 Bridge Engineering Assistance Program (BEAP)|EPG 136.3.8.4 Bridge Engineering Assistance Program (BEAP)]]'''
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'''[[127.9 Floodplain Management#127.9.3.4 Completing a Floodplain Development Permit Application and “No-Rise” Certification|EPG 127.9.3.4 Completing a Floodplain Development Permit Application and “No-Rise” Certification]]'''
  
9/18/19: Guidance has been updated to conform with the new BEAP contract.
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8/13/20: Brief, new guidance has been added to make CFR requirements more apparent.
  
'''Abbreviations used by Design'''
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'''[[153.7 Customer Relations|EPG 153.7 Customer Relations]] and [[153.22 Utility|EPG 153.22 Utility]]'''
  
9/5/19: [[media:237 Design Abbreviations.docx|Design Abbreviations]] are now presented in [[:Category:237 Contract Plans#Design Abbreviations|EPG 237 Contract Plans]].
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8/12/20: The signature requirements for contracts have been updated.
  
'''Bridge Contract Plans'''
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'''[[236.16 Outdoor Advertising#Digital Upgrade Request|EPG 236.16.12 Digital Sign Upgrade Process]]'''
  
9/4/19: The guidance in EPG 237.13.3 Bridge Contract Plans was moved to [[751.5 Structural Detailing Guidelines#751.5.1.4 Contract Plan File Name Convention|EPG 751.5.1.4 Contract Plan File Name Convention]]. The guidance in EPG 751.1.4 was re-titled and moved to [[751.5 Structural Detailing Guidelines#751.5.1.7 Contract Addendums and Construction Changes|EPG 751.5.1.7 Contract Addendums and Construction Changes]].  
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8/12/20: Guidance for the request process was clarified. Owners were informed that the request may be denied if they do not provide the necessary documentation.
  
'''Estimate Policies'''
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'''[[:Category:503 Bridge Approach Slabs#Bridge Approach Slab (Minor Road) Sub-class Requirements|EPG 503.2 New and Replacement Bridges on Minor Roads]]'''
  
8/30/19: Estimate guidance was clarified to reflect current practice. Updated titles include [[103.1 Bid Opening and Award Process#103.1.8 Final Engineer's Estimate|EPG 103.1.8 Final Engineer's Estimate]], [[104.7 Scoping Estimates|EPG 104.7 Scoping Estimates]] and [[237.6 Project Estimates|EPG 237.6 Project Estimates]]. [[121.7 Program Estimates|EPG 121.7 Program Estimates]] is a new article compiled of clarified guidance from other articles.
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8/7/20: Guidance was updated to reflect current practice concerning asphalt type. Asphalt designation for minor roads is now shown on roadway plans.
  
'''[[127.9 Floodplain Management|EPG 127.9 Floodplain Management]] and [[748.8 Development in Floodplains|EPG 748.8 Development in Floodplains]]'''
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'''[[236.14 Change in Route Status Report#236.14.8 Change in Route Marking|EPG 236.14.8 Change in Route Marking]]'''
  
8/29/19: Guidance for determining the need for a Floodplain Development Permit was widely clarified. EPG 127.9 was re-titled "Floodplain Management" and EPG 748.8 re-titled "Development in Floodplains".
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8/3/20: Guidance was updated to include the Change in Route Marking Report shall be submitted to Central Office Highway Safety and Traffic for processing.  
  
'''[[147.3 Job Order Contracting (JOC)#Final Change Order.|EPG 147.3.9 Change Order Approvals]]'''
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'''[[153.18 Multimodal|EPG 153.18 Multimodal]]'''
  
8/29/19: A sentence to be used that explains the reason for the final change order has been added to the guidance.
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8/3/20: The signature requirements for contracts have been updated.
  
'''[[:Category:134 Engineering Professional Services#134.5.3 Consultant Contract Close-Out|EPG 134.5.3 Consultant Contract Close-Out]]'''
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'''[[153.16 Medical Board Employee Benefits|EPG 153.16 Medical Board Employee Benefits]]'''
  
8/28/19: External Civil Rights has been added to the list of divisions that consultants must notify that the last invoice is the final invoice.
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7/31/20: The signature requirements for 3 contracts have been updated.
  
'''[[616.6 Temporary Traffic Control Zone Devices (MUTCD 6F)#616.6.58 PILOT CAR FOLLOW ME (GO20-4) and PILOT CAR IN USE WAIT & FOLLOW (GO20-4a) (MUTCD 6F.58)|EPG 616.6.58 PILOT CAR FOLLOW ME (GO20-4) and PILOT CAR IN USE WAIT & FOLLOW (GO20-4a)]]'''
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'''[[236.6 Appraisal and Appraisal Review#Duration of Approval of Fee Appraisers on the Roster of Approved Appraisers/Reviewers|EPG 236.6.5.3, Duration of Approval of Fee Appraisers on the Roster of Approved Appraisers/Reviewers]]'''
  
8/27/19: Guidance has been provided for the two sizes of the GO20-4a sign.
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7/30/20: Guidance about the renewal application process has been clarified.
  
'''[[media:616.8.38a DECM.pdf|TA-38a, Two Interior Lane Closure on a Freeway]]'''
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'''[[903.5 Regulatory Signs#903.5.21 WRONG WAY Sign (R5-1a) (MUTCD Section 2B.38)|EPG 903.5.21 WRONG WAY Sign (R5-1a)]]'''
  
8/26/19: TA-38a is now available in the [[616.8 Typical Applications (MUTCD 6H)#Listing of Typical Applications for Design and Construction and Materials|Listing of Typical Applications for Design and Construction and Materials]].
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7/30/20: Fig. 903.5.21.1, Example of Application of Regulatory Signing and Pavement Markings at an Exit Ramp Termination to Deter Wrong-Way Entry, was updated to reflect current practice.
  
'''[[616.6 Temporary Traffic Control Zone Devices (MUTCD 6F)#The “Advance Warning Rail System” (AWRS)|EPG 616.6.2.2 Flags and Advance Warning Rail System on Signs]]'''
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'''[[237.4 Plan-Profile Sheets#237.4.8 Reference Point Sheet|EPG 237.4.8 Reference Point Sheet]] and [[237.4 Plan-Profile Sheets#237.4.9 Coordinate Point Sheet|EPG 237.4.9 Coordinate Point Sheet]]'''
  
8/26/19: The ROAD CLOSED AHEAD (WO20-3) sign was identified as also requiring the installation of AWRS and flags in long-term situations for both road work and full closures.
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7/29/20: It is now permissible to not show the State Plane Coordinates on the Coordinate Point Sheet and the Reference Point Sheet.

Revision as of 14:17, 22 October 2020

EPG 1048.2.7.3 Acceptance

10/22/20: Guidance has been updated to reflect the current process for how acrylic waterborne and high build acrylic waterborne traffic marking are accepted.

Minimum Wall Thickness for CIP Piles and Limited Nominal Axial Resistance of CIP Piles Embedded and Tipped in Cohesionless Soils

10/19/20: Guidance in EPG 751.36 Driven Piles (particularly in EPG 751.36.2.2.2 Cast-In-Place (CIP) Pile, EPG 751.36.5.7.1 Design Values for Individual HP Pile, and EPG 751.36.5.10 Pile Nominal Axial Compressive Resistance) was updated to implement maximum axial loads in sands and clarified minimum nominal wall thickness requirements for CIP pile. Numerous standard detailing notes in EPG 751.50, G. Substructure Notes for hooks of vertical bar requirements for column and CIP piles were also clarified.

EPG 236.7.4.4 Agreement for Purchase of Real Estate, When Agreement for Purchase of Real Estate is Used

10/9/20: To reflect legal requirements, Tax Lien guidance was added.

EPG 108.16 Project Dates

9/30/20: EPG 108.16 has been rewritten to reflect the move to AWP.

Updated Standard Detailing Note

9/28/20: Dowel requirements for inverted U-shape precast coping for large block (panel) MSE walls in Standard Note J1.21a were clarified.

New Standard Detailing Note

9/23/20: New Note H7.8.2 is available when requiring epoxy-mastic primer coating on galvanized drain support brackets that come in contact with weathering steel beams/girders.

EPG 237.5 Special Provisions

9/22/20: Guidance has been clarified and updated to current practice.

EPG 127.27 Guidelines for Obtaining Environmental Clearance for Off-Site Activities

9/16/20: Guidance has been updated to reflect current practice.

EPG 751.36.5.8 Additional Provisions for Pile Cap Footings

9/16/20: Guidance has been updated to clarify pile uplift design requirements for pile cap footing and to implement DSB-16-02 requirements.

EPG 203.2.3.1.2 Embankment in Place (Contractor-Furnished Borrow)

9/16/20: Contractor-furnished borrow guidance has been updated to current practice.

EPG 127.2 Historic Preservation and Cultural Resources

9/11/20: Guidance has been updated to reflect changes in the Section 106 processes that have incrementally occurred over the last few years.

EPG 147.3.11 Request to Subcontract Work (Form C-220)

9/2/20: This new guidance provides clarification for the process.

EPG 109.12 Change Orders, Non-major change orders (Change Order level 2)

8/20/20: Guidance has been updated to current Environmental Change Orders instructions.

Bolt Specs and Welding Inspection

8/18/20: Bolt specs have been corrected to the latest ASTM and welding inspection procedures have been clarified in numerous articles including EPG 712.1.5 High Strength Bolts, EPG 751.14 Steel Superstructure and EPG 751.50, H3f. Pot Bearing Pad Assembly and new guidance in EPG 1080.2 Fabrication Inspection Shipment Releases (FISRs).

EPG 153.5 Bridge

8/13/20: The list of agreements were revised to include a column with applicable MHTC policies. Archaic contracts were deleted.

EPG 127.9.3.4 Completing a Floodplain Development Permit Application and “No-Rise” Certification

8/13/20: Brief, new guidance has been added to make CFR requirements more apparent.

EPG 153.7 Customer Relations and EPG 153.22 Utility

8/12/20: The signature requirements for contracts have been updated.

EPG 236.16.12 Digital Sign Upgrade Process

8/12/20: Guidance for the request process was clarified. Owners were informed that the request may be denied if they do not provide the necessary documentation.

EPG 503.2 New and Replacement Bridges on Minor Roads

8/7/20: Guidance was updated to reflect current practice concerning asphalt type. Asphalt designation for minor roads is now shown on roadway plans.

EPG 236.14.8 Change in Route Marking

8/3/20: Guidance was updated to include the Change in Route Marking Report shall be submitted to Central Office Highway Safety and Traffic for processing.

EPG 153.18 Multimodal

8/3/20: The signature requirements for contracts have been updated.

EPG 153.16 Medical Board Employee Benefits

7/31/20: The signature requirements for 3 contracts have been updated.

EPG 236.6.5.3, Duration of Approval of Fee Appraisers on the Roster of Approved Appraisers/Reviewers

7/30/20: Guidance about the renewal application process has been clarified.

EPG 903.5.21 WRONG WAY Sign (R5-1a)

7/30/20: Fig. 903.5.21.1, Example of Application of Regulatory Signing and Pavement Markings at an Exit Ramp Termination to Deter Wrong-Way Entry, was updated to reflect current practice.

EPG 237.4.8 Reference Point Sheet and EPG 237.4.9 Coordinate Point Sheet

7/29/20: It is now permissible to not show the State Plane Coordinates on the Coordinate Point Sheet and the Reference Point Sheet.