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'''Preliminary Structure Guidance'''
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'''QRG, [[:Category:101 Standard Forms#AWP CO Estimate Final|AWP CO Estimate Final]]'''
  
3/9/20: Superstructure selection guidance has been updated throughout [[751.1 Preliminary Design#751.1.2.7 Structure Type Selection|EPG 751.1.2.7 Structure Type Selection to EPG 751.1.2.17 Preliminary Cost Estimate]].  Pricing and bridge replacement information was updated.
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1/22/21: A new QRG, [http://epg.modot.mo.gov/forms/CM/AWP_CO_Estimate_Final.doc AASHTOWare Final Project Estimate], is available.  
  
'''[[127.26 Environmental Classification|EPG 127.26 Environmental Classification]]'''
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'''[[751.50 Standard Detailing Notes#(I1.71)  Use|EPG 751.50 Standard Detailing Notes]]'''
  
3/4/20: The definitions of Categorical Exclusion, Environmental Assessment and Environmental Impact Statement were updated.
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1/22/21: A new Standard Detailing Note, I1.71, replaces a detail on Bridge Std. Dwg. REDECK01.
  
'''[[LPA:136.4 Consultant Selection and Consultant Contract Management#Environmental.|EPG 136.4.2.4.3 Using the LPA On-Call Consultant List]]'''
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'''[[:Category:129 Public Involvement#If a virtual event|EPG 129.3 “Virtual” Public Involvement (VPI)]]'''
  
2/27/20: Two new categories (Environmental and Historic Preservation) have been added to the LPA on-call consultant guidance.
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1/21/21: Additional guidance related to recording and posting virtual events is now available.
  
'''[[236.4 Description Writing and Titles#236.4.4 Title Services and Responsibility|EPG 236.4.4 Title Services and Responsibility]]'''
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'''[[751.5 Structural Detailing Guidelines#751.5.1.1.1 CAD Levels|EPG 751.5.1.1.1 CAD Levels]]'''
  
2/26/20: Guidance now reflects the recent interim guidance for determining responsibilities for the ADA transition plan and other construction requirements. EPG 236.4.4 Title Datum and Allied Services was retitled "Title Services and Responsibility".
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1/20/21: Two levels used for internal editorial purposes were added to the list of Bridge CADD levels. Also added were some basic instructions for printing editorial content in color on an otherwise black and white print drawing.
  
'''[[607.1 Applications|EPG 607.1 Fencing Applications]]'''
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'''[[:Category:107 Legal Relations and Responsibility to the Public#107.12 Contractor's Responsibility for Work|EPG 107.12 Contractor's Responsibility for Work]]'''
  
2/14/20: Guidance for installing Interstate highway fencing was revised to current practice.
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1/12/21: Several scenarios have been provided to clarify guidance.
  
'''Deck rehabilitation'''
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'''[[:Category:109 Measurement and Payment#109.12 Change Orders|EPG 109.12 Change Orders]]'''
  
2/6/20: Deck rehabilitation guidance has been updated to current methods.  Pay items in [[751.6 General Quantities#751.6.1 Index of Quantities|EPG 751.6.1 Index of Quantities]] were updated for supplementary wearing surface material.  Rehabilitation design guidance was expanded in [[751.1 Preliminary Design#751.1.3 Wearing Surfaces/Rehabs/Redecks/Widenings|EPG 751.1.3 Wearing Surfaces/Rehabs/Redecks/Widenings]] and [[751.40 Widening and Repair (LFD and Not Updated)#751.40.2.2 Special Repair Zones|EPG 751.40.2.2 Special Repair Zones through EPG 751.40.3.1 Wearing Surfaces]] and added in [[:Category:216 Removals for Bridge Structures#216.1 Construction Inspection Guidance for Sec 216|EPG 216 Removals for Bridge Structures]]. Standard detailing notes were updated to reflect these revisions.  [[:Category:1039 Polymer Products|EPG 1039]] was re-titled as “Polymer Products”.
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1/7/21: Guidance has been clarified via a general re-write.
  
'''[[:Category:109 Measurement and Payment#109.14 Price Adjustment for Fuel (for Sec 109.14)|EPG 109.14 Price Adjustment for Fuel]]'''
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'''[[:Category:712 Structural Steel Construction#712.1.4.1.3 Shear Connector Welding|EPG 712.1.4.1.3 Shear Connector Welding]]'''
  
1/30/20: Guidance has been coordinated with established AWP/SM practices.
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1/4/21: Guidance updated to clarify shear connector welding requirements.
  
'''[[751.6 General Quantities#751.6.2.17 Excavation|EPG 751.6.2.17 Excavation]]'''
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'''[[231.8 Bridge Width|EPG 231.8 Bridge Width]]'''
  
1/30/20: Excavation guidance has been updated to address Integral End Bents, remove Semi-Deep abutments and address effects of skew.  
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12/31/20: Guidance now reflects the latest practice of a 24 ft. minimum width.
  
'''Nominal Acquisition Payment (NAP)'''
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'''[[:Category:712 Structural Steel Construction#712.1.5.4 Bolt Testing and Verification|EPG 712.1.5.4 Bolt Testing and Verification]]'''
  
1/28/20: Guidance in [[236.6 Appraisal and Appraisal Review#D. Nominal Acquisition Payment (NAP)|EPG 236.6.3.3 Waiver Valuation]] was revised to state that NAP forms are now to be approved by the Asst. to the State Design Engineer prior to use.
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12/31/20: New guidance for bolt testing and verification is now available.
  
'''[[121.6 STIP Amendments|EPG 121.6 STIP Amendments]]'''
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'''[[751.50 Standard Detailing Notes#(A1.4) Standard Plans:|EPG 751.50 Standard Detailing Notes, A1.4 Standard Plans]]'''
  
1/28/20: Guidance has been updated to reflect current practices.
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12/30/20: A new Standard Detailing Note A1.4, listing applicable standard plans, is now available. In [[751.5 Structural Detailing Guidelines#751.5.1.5 Order of Plan Sheets|EPG 751.5.1.5 Order of Plan Sheets]], updates to the order of plan sheets were made.  In [[751.5 Structural Detailing Guidelines#751.5.2.1.3 Information Blocks|EPG 751.5.2.1.3 Information Blocks]], references to standard plans in the title block was removed.  
  
'''New QRG'''
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'''[[:Category:712 Structural Steel Construction#712.1.4.1.4 Acceptable Field Welding Processes|EPG 712.1.4.1.4 Acceptable Field Welding Processes]]'''
  
1/22/20: The new [http://epg.modot.mo.gov/forms/CM/AWP_MA_Retroactively_Update_Materials_Conversion_Factor.docx AWP MA Retroactively Updating Materials Conversion Factor] QRG is now available in [[:Category:101 Standard Forms#AASHTOWare Project Quick Reference Guides (QRGs)|EPG 101 Standard Forms]].
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12/23/20: Clarified the field welding procedure that uses flux cored arc welding and shielded metal arc welding.
  
'''New QRG'''  
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'''[[:Category:613 Pavement Repair#Description|EPG 613.1.2 Class A Partial Depth Pavement Repairs]]'''
  
1/17/20: The new [http://epg.modot.mo.gov/forms/CM/AWP_CM_Test_Equipment.doc AWP CM Test Equipment] QRG is now available in [[:Category:101 Standard Forms#AASHTOWare Project Quick Reference Guides (QRGs)|EPG 101 Standard Forms]].  
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12/22/20: New guidance for Hot Pour Polymer Modified Resin-Based Material is now available.
  
'''[[media:110.2 Storm Water Permit 2020.pdf|Storm Water Permit Sign]]'''
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'''[[751.50 Standard Detailing Notes#J. MSE Wall Notes (Notes for Bridge Standard Drawings)|EPG 751.50 Standard Detailing Notes, J. MSE Wall Notes]]'''
  
1/17/20: This MoDNR stormwater permit sign has been updated in [[:Category:110 State and Federal Wage Rates and Other Requirements#Storm Water Permit|EPG 110.2 Additional Posters for Federal-Aid and State-Aid Projects]].
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12/18/20: Several MSE wall notes were clarified.
  
'''Partial Depth Pavement Repairs'''
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'''Pavement Type Selection Process'''
  
1/16/20: Guidance for the selection of different partial depth repairs has been clarified. [[:Category:613 Pavement Repair#613.1.2 Class A Partial Depth Pavement Repairs (Sec 613.20)|Class A]] and [[:Category:613 Pavement Repair#613.1.3 Class B Partial Depth Pavement Repairs (Sec 613.30)|Class B]] repair guidance was modified while new guidance for [[:Category:613 Pavement Repair#613.1.4 Class C Partial Depth Pavement Repairs (Sec 613.35)|Class C]] repairs was added.
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12/18/20: [[:Category:235 Preliminary Plans#235.3.13 Pavement Type Selection|EPG 235.3.13 Pavement Type Selection]] was expanded to reflect current pavement type selection policies.  New [[:Category:242 Optional and Alternate Pavement Designs|EPG 242 Optional and Alternate Pavement Designs]] is guidance moved from [[Other Aspects of Pavement Design|EPG Other Aspects of Pavement Design]] and updated to current pavement type selection policies.
  
'''[[236.16 Outdoor Advertising#The information provided|EPG 236.16.5.1 Application Process]]'''
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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)]]'''
  
1/15/20: Guidance was clarified.
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12/16/20: Guidance about subcontracting on JOC contracts was clarified. C-220 submittals on JOCs are not to list any items due to the nature of the work.
  
'''[[751.50 Standard Detailing Notes#(K1.5.1)|EPG 751.50 Standard Detailing Notes K1.5.1 and K1.5.2]]'''
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'''[[153.6 Chief Counsel's Office|EPG 153.6 Chief Counsel's Office]]'''
  
1/14/20: Note K1.5 is now split into two notes, one for use with major roads and one for minor roads.  
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12/15/20: This new article provides details on each step and other important information needed to properly execute agreements.
  
'''New Scenic Byways Article
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'''[[751.50 Standard Detailing Notes#(H1.8) Include underline|EPG 751.50, H1.8]]'''
  
1/13/20: Guidance reflecting established practice is presented in the new article, [[236.18 Scenic Byways|EPG 236.18 Scenic Byways]].
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12/11/20: This standard detailing note and the guidance for the note were expanded to address non-standard faying surfaces in bolted splice connections.
  
'''MoDOT's Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plan (SWPPP)'''
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'''Integral End Bent Simple and Rigorous Pile Design'''
  
1/10/20: [[806.8 Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plan (SWPPP)|EPG 806.8 Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plan (SWPPP)]] has been updated along with supporting guidance such as [[806.5 Site Inspections and BMP Repair|EPG 806.5 Site Inspections and BMP Repair]] to reflect the issuance of MoDOT's new State Operating Permit from DNR. Related new guidance includes [[237.2 Title Sheet#237.2.8 Estimated Area of Disturbance|EPG 237.2.8 Estimated Area of Disturbance]] and [[237.4 Plan-Profile Sheets#237.4.12 Erosion and Sediment Control Sheets|EPG 237.4.12 Erosion and Sediment Control Sheets]].
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11/30/20: Guidance in [[751.1 Preliminary Design#751.1.2.22 Types of Piling|EPG 751.1.2.22 Types of Piling ]], [[751.1 Preliminary Design#751.1.2.23 Estimating the Lengths of Piles|EPG 751.1.2.23 Estimating the Lengths of Piles]], [[751.35 Concrete Pile Cap Integral End Bents#751.35.2.4.2 Pile Design|EPG 751.35.2.4.2 Pile Design]], [[751.36 Driven Piles#751.36.5.2 Structural Resistance Factor (ϕc and ϕf) for Strength Limit State|EPG 751.36.5.2 Structural Resistance Factor (ϕ<sub>c</sub> and ϕ<sub>f</sub>) for Strength Limit State]] and [[751.36 Driven Piles#751.36.5.7 Design Values for Steel Pile|EPG 751.36.5.7 Design Values for Steel Pile]] was updated to implement and clarify integral end bent simple and rigorous pile design procedure.
  
'''Use of Hyphens in Structural Detailing'''
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'''[[153.18 Multimodal#MO53|EPG 153.18 Multimodal]]'''
  
1/7/20: Guidance in [[751.5 Structural Detailing Guidelines#When dimensions and quantities|EPG 751.5.1.3.4 Plurality]] and [[751.5 Structural Detailing Guidelines#751.5.1.3.6 Punctuation|EPG 751.5.1.3.6 Punctuation]] was updated for the uniform use of hyphens.
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11/24/20: Information is now available for the new template, MO53 Preliminary Engineering Master Agreement.
  
'''[[751.35 Concrete Pile Cap Integral End Bents#(d)|EPG 751.35.4.3 Wing Reinforcement]]'''
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'''[[LPA:136.11 Local Public Agency Construction#136.11.13 Documentation Requirements|EPG 136.11.13 Documentation Requirements]]
  
12/19/19: H bar development lengths in end bent wings were slightly modified for rounding and for large skews.
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11/23/20: MoDOT will no longer be approving specific software for use; the LPA must ensure the software chosen meets the outlined criteria.  Guidance about what should be documented in the construction diaries was clarified in [[LPA:136.11 Local Public Agency Construction#136.11.13.1 Project Diaries|EPG 136.11.13.1 Project Diaries]].
  
'''[[:Category:409 Seal Coat#409.2.8 Method of Measurement|EPG 409.2.8 Method of Measurement]]'''
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'''[[751.50 Standard Detailing Notes#I4. Fiber Reinforced Polymer (FRP) Wrap - Bent Cap Shear Strengthening|EPG 751.50, I4. Fiber Reinforced Polymer (FRP) Wrap - Bent Cap Shear Strengthening]]'''
  
12/19/19: This new guidance clarifies the method of measurement for seal coat.
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11/20/20: New standard notes for Standard Drawing RHB08 to clarify note regarding design force.
  
'''[[236.3 Administration#236.3.12 Consultant Right of Way Acquisition and Relocation Services (RWRS)|EPG 236.3.12 Consultant Right of Way Acquisition and Relocation Services (RWRS)]]'''
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'''[[147.3 Job Order Contracting (JOC)#147.3.6 Closing JOC Contracts|EPG 147.3.6 Closing JOC Contracts]]'''
  
12/19/19: This new guidance documents the established practice of initiating consultant right of way acquisition and relocations services.
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11/12/20: Clarified that a Materials Summary is not needed for Job Order Contracts.
  
'''[[103.1 Bid Opening and Award Process#103.1.2.1 Emergency Work Procurement Process|EPG 103.1.2.1 Emergency Work Procurement Process]]'''
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'''Wing Lengths and C Bars'''
  
12/18/19: New Emergency Work Procurement Process guidance reflecting established practice is now available.
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11/12/20: In [[751.1 Preliminary Design#751.1.2.2 Wing Lengths|EPG 751.1.2.2 Wing Lengths]], guidance was added to consider making short turned-back wings sufficiently long so that the Type D barrier end section does not require extensive. In [[751.12 Barriers, Railings, Curbs and Fences#751.12.1.2.1 Slip Forming|EPG 751.12.1.2.1 Slip Forming]], replaced guidance about determining C bars lengths with actual length of C bars.
  
'''[[LPA:136.4 Consultant Selection and Consultant Contract Management#A consulting engineering firm|EPG 136.4.1.6 Conflict of Interest]]'''
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'''[[media:616.8.10 interim.pdf|Fig. 616.8.10 - TMA Flagger - Lane Closure on Two-Lane Highways Using TMA Flaggers - DE/CM/MT]]'''
  
12/16/19: Clarified guidance by adding information pertaining to when a consultant acts as a city engineer.  
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11/10/20: Interim guidance for TMA flagger operations is now available in [[616.8 Typical Applications (MUTCD 6H)|EPG 616.8 Typical Applications]].
  
'''[[237.14 Electronic Design Data Delivery|EPG 237.14 Electronic Design Data Delivery]]'''
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'''[[751.5 Structural Detailing Guidelines|EPG 751.5 Structural Detailing Guidelines]]'''
  
12/13/19: Guidance has been updated to reflect the use of the latest design software version.
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11/9/20: Guidance has been added ([[751.5 Structural Detailing Guidelines#751.5.9.2.1.1 Reinforcing Callouts|EPG 751.5.9.2.1.1 Reinforcing Callouts]], for example) to standardize the format for reinforcing callouts.

Latest revision as of 12:36, 22 January 2021

QRG, AWP CO Estimate Final

1/22/21: A new QRG, AASHTOWare Final Project Estimate, is available.

EPG 751.50 Standard Detailing Notes

1/22/21: A new Standard Detailing Note, I1.71, replaces a detail on Bridge Std. Dwg. REDECK01.

EPG 129.3 “Virtual” Public Involvement (VPI)

1/21/21: Additional guidance related to recording and posting virtual events is now available.

EPG 751.5.1.1.1 CAD Levels

1/20/21: Two levels used for internal editorial purposes were added to the list of Bridge CADD levels. Also added were some basic instructions for printing editorial content in color on an otherwise black and white print drawing.

EPG 107.12 Contractor's Responsibility for Work

1/12/21: Several scenarios have been provided to clarify guidance.

EPG 109.12 Change Orders

1/7/21: Guidance has been clarified via a general re-write.

EPG 712.1.4.1.3 Shear Connector Welding

1/4/21: Guidance updated to clarify shear connector welding requirements.

EPG 231.8 Bridge Width

12/31/20: Guidance now reflects the latest practice of a 24 ft. minimum width.

EPG 712.1.5.4 Bolt Testing and Verification

12/31/20: New guidance for bolt testing and verification is now available.

EPG 751.50 Standard Detailing Notes, A1.4 Standard Plans

12/30/20: A new Standard Detailing Note A1.4, listing applicable standard plans, is now available. In EPG 751.5.1.5 Order of Plan Sheets, updates to the order of plan sheets were made. In EPG 751.5.2.1.3 Information Blocks, references to standard plans in the title block was removed.

EPG 712.1.4.1.4 Acceptable Field Welding Processes

12/23/20: Clarified the field welding procedure that uses flux cored arc welding and shielded metal arc welding.

EPG 613.1.2 Class A Partial Depth Pavement Repairs

12/22/20: New guidance for Hot Pour Polymer Modified Resin-Based Material is now available.

EPG 751.50 Standard Detailing Notes, J. MSE Wall Notes

12/18/20: Several MSE wall notes were clarified.

Pavement Type Selection Process

12/18/20: EPG 235.3.13 Pavement Type Selection was expanded to reflect current pavement type selection policies. New EPG 242 Optional and Alternate Pavement Designs is guidance moved from EPG Other Aspects of Pavement Design and updated to current pavement type selection policies.

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

12/16/20: Guidance about subcontracting on JOC contracts was clarified. C-220 submittals on JOCs are not to list any items due to the nature of the work.

EPG 153.6 Chief Counsel's Office

12/15/20: This new article provides details on each step and other important information needed to properly execute agreements.

EPG 751.50, H1.8

12/11/20: This standard detailing note and the guidance for the note were expanded to address non-standard faying surfaces in bolted splice connections.

Integral End Bent Simple and Rigorous Pile Design

11/30/20: Guidance in EPG 751.1.2.22 Types of Piling , EPG 751.1.2.23 Estimating the Lengths of Piles, EPG 751.35.2.4.2 Pile Design, EPG 751.36.5.2 Structural Resistance Factor (ϕc and ϕf) for Strength Limit State and EPG 751.36.5.7 Design Values for Steel Pile was updated to implement and clarify integral end bent simple and rigorous pile design procedure.

EPG 153.18 Multimodal

11/24/20: Information is now available for the new template, MO53 Preliminary Engineering Master Agreement.

EPG 136.11.13 Documentation Requirements

11/23/20: MoDOT will no longer be approving specific software for use; the LPA must ensure the software chosen meets the outlined criteria. Guidance about what should be documented in the construction diaries was clarified in EPG 136.11.13.1 Project Diaries.

EPG 751.50, I4. Fiber Reinforced Polymer (FRP) Wrap - Bent Cap Shear Strengthening

11/20/20: New standard notes for Standard Drawing RHB08 to clarify note regarding design force.

EPG 147.3.6 Closing JOC Contracts

11/12/20: Clarified that a Materials Summary is not needed for Job Order Contracts.

Wing Lengths and C Bars

11/12/20: In EPG 751.1.2.2 Wing Lengths, guidance was added to consider making short turned-back wings sufficiently long so that the Type D barrier end section does not require extensive. In EPG 751.12.1.2.1 Slip Forming, replaced guidance about determining C bars lengths with actual length of C bars.

Fig. 616.8.10 - TMA Flagger - Lane Closure on Two-Lane Highways Using TMA Flaggers - DE/CM/MT

11/10/20: Interim guidance for TMA flagger operations is now available in EPG 616.8 Typical Applications.

EPG 751.5 Structural Detailing Guidelines

11/9/20: Guidance has been added (EPG 751.5.9.2.1.1 Reinforcing Callouts, for example) to standardize the format for reinforcing callouts.