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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]]'''
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'''Expanding the NTPEP Compliance for Buy America'''
  
7/30/20: Guidance about the renewal application process has been clarified.
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7/29/21: [[106.9 Buy America Requirement#The “Certificate of Materials Origins” form|EPG 106.9 Buy America Requirement]] has been revised to make it easier for contractors and suppliers to comply with the Buy America policy.  
  
'''[[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)]]'''
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'''Bearing Pads at Int Bents'''
  
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.
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7/28/21: In [[751.11 Bearings#Plain elastomeric bearing pads|EPG 751.11.2.1 Elastomeric Bearings]], guidance for bearing pads at intermediate bents has been clarified.
  
'''[[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]]'''
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'''Reporting Damaged Guardrail or Guard Cable'''
  
7/29/20: It is now permissible to not show the State Plane Coordinates on the Reference Point Sheet.
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7/27/21: In [[:Category:606 Guardrail and Guard Cable|EPG 606 Guardrail and Guard Cable]], a contact number for reporting damaged guardrail or guard cable is now presented.
  
'''[[121.2 The Planning Framework for Transportation Decision-Making|EPG 121.2 The Planning Framework for Transportation Decision-Making]]'''
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'''[[147.4 Fixed Price Variable Scope (FPVS) Contracting|EPG 147.4 Fixed Price Variable Scope (FPVS) Contracting]]'''
  
7/29/20: A general re-write of this article has updated it to reflect current practice.  
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7/23/21: This article provides guidance for the new contracting method, Fixed Price Variable Scope (FPVS) Contracting, that has been approved by the FHWA.
  
'''[[127.3 Community Impact Assessment|EPG 127.3 Community Impact Assessment]]'''
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'''[[:Category:409 Seal Coat#Seal coats/chip seals|EPG 409 Seal Coat]]'''
  
7/24/20: Guidance was revised and updated to reflect current practice and law.
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7/23/21: The Seal Coat Guidelines and JSP package were updated.  New Seal Coat Book Job Guidelines and Seal Coat Book Job JSP Package were also added.
  
'''[[616.16 Law Enforcement Services#616.16.3 Guidelines for the Use of Law Enforcement Services|EPG 616.16.3 Guidelines for the Use of Law Enforcement Services]]'''
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'''[[:Category:402 Bituminous Surface Leveling|EPG 402 Bituminous Surface Leveling]]'''
  
7/17/20: New guidance is now available to clarify goals and expectations for the use of law enforcement services.
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7/23/21: The Contract Leveling Course (CLC) Guidelines and associated JSP package were updated.  New CLC Book Job Guidelines and CLC Book Job JSP Package were also added.
  
'''[[:Category:108 Prosecution and Progress#108.7.1.3 Progress Schedules|EPG 108.7.1.3 Progress Schedules]]'''
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'''[[616.6 Temporary Traffic Control Zone Devices (MUTCD 6F)#616.6.89 Radar Speed Advisory System (RSAS)|EPG 616.6.89 Radar Speed Advisory System (RSAS)]]'''
  
7/16/20: Formerly entitled as EPG 108.7.1.3 Work Schedules, this guidance has been updated to current practice.
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7/21/21: A link to the new nonstandard JSP, [https://spexternal.modot.mo.gov/sites/de/JSP/NJSP2106.docx?d=wec3fa9082eb645edbb9e979c1049b745 NJSP 21-06 Radar Speed Advisory System], is now available.
  
'''[[617.1 Temporary Traffic Barriers#When traffic barrier is required to be moved|EPG 617.1, Relocating Temporary Traffic Barrier]]'''
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'''[[903.4 Overhead Sign Mounting#903.4.8 Bridge-Mounted Signs|EPG 903.4.8 Bridge-Mounted Signs]] and [[903.4 Overhead Sign Mounting#903.4.9 Bridge-Mounted Structure Designs|EPG 903.4.9 Bridge-Mounted Structure Designs]]'''
  
7/15/20: Guidance on how to properly use the Relocating Temporary Traffic Barrier pay item was added.
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7/21/21: Guidance for handling bridge sign attachments was expanded and updated to current established practice.  
  
'''[[104.7 Scoping Estimates#Maintenance of Traffic Operations During Construction (Sec 104.7.3)|EPG 104.7, Maintenance of Traffic Operations During Construction]]'''
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'''[[903.7 Conventional Road Guide Signs#903.7.49 Community Wayfinding Signs (MUTCD Section 2D.50)|EPG 903.7.49 Community Wayfinding Signs]]'''
  
7/15/20: New guidance, including best practices, is now available.
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7/16/21: As a convenience to cities, a simplified document, [[media:903.7.49 Key Wayfinding.pdf|Key Wayfinding Requirements]], is now available.
  
'''[[106.20 Reporting#106.20.6 Material Transfer Reports|EPG 106.20.6 Material Transfer Reports]]'''
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'''[[#236.4.7.2 Quitclaim Deed (to the Commission)|EPG 236.4.7.2 Quitclaim Deed (to the Commission)]]'''
  
7/14/20: Guidance was updated to reflect the change to AASHTOWare Project (AWP) from Sitemanager and further clarify the Material Transfer process.
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7/15/21: Guidance about the determination and documentation of when tenant interest must be released has been expanded and clarified.
  
'''New QRG'''
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'''Material Supplier CUF Frequency'''
  
7/10/20: The new [http://epg.modot.mo.gov/forms/CM/AWP_MA_Sample_Record_Changing_Material_Code_Source_or_SampleType.docx AWP MA Sample Record Changing Material Code Source or Sample Type] is now available in [[:Category:101 Standard Forms#AASHTOWare Project Quick Reference Guides (QRGs)|EPG 101 Standard Forms, AASHTOWare Project Quick Reference Guides (QRGs)]].
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7/15/21: In [[:Category:146 Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE)#146.3.2.3 Commercially Useful Function (CUF)|EPG 146.3.2.3 Commercially Useful Function (CUF)]], updated guidance about material supplier CUF frequency to every 30 days, regardless of DBE activity.
  
'''[[902.19 Construction Inspection Guidelines for Sec 902#Signal Maintenance|EPG 902.19 Construction Inspection Guidelines for Sec 902]]
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'''[[:Category:1040 Guardrail, End Terminals, One-Strand Access Restraint Cable and Three-Strand Guard Cable Material#Table 1040.4 Qualified Plastic Guardrail Blocks|King MASH Composite Block]]'''
  
7/10/20: New signal maintenance guidance provides more details on the intent of Sec 902.2 and helps ensure consistent administration of contract signal work.
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7/1/21: MoDOT has recently approved a new, MASH-tested composite block for guardrail.
  
'''[[153.15 Maintenance|EPG 153.15 Maintenance]]'''
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'''System I Structural Steel Coating'''
  
7/2/20: The signature requirements for 7 contracts were updated.  Several archaic contracts were deleted.
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6/30/21: In [[751.6 General Quantities#When System I finish field coat|EPG 751.6.2.11 Structural Steel Protective Coatings (Nonweathering Steel)]], guidance about System I finish field coat was clarified. In [[751.50 Standard Detailing Notes#A4a1. Steel Structures- Nonweathering Steel|EPG 751.50 Standard Detailing Notes]], additional options for System I structural steel protective coatings were provided.
  
'''Electronically Signed and Sealed Plan Sheets for Consultant Designed Projects'''
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'''[[:Category:146 Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE)|EPG 146 Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE)]]'''
  
7/2/20: Guidance in [[237.9 Submission of Plans and Supporting Documents#If choosing to electronically sign|EPG 237.9.6 Consultant Designed Projects]] was updated to show the new security requirements associated with the upgrade of ProjectWise to Version 10.
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6/23/21: Guidance for project bid proposals that include DBE goals has been clarified and expanded.
  
'''[[:Category:903 Highway Signing|EPG 903 Highway Signing]]'''
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'''[[751.1 Preliminary Design#751.1.3.4 Barrier or Railing Type, Height and Guidelines for Curb Blockouts|EPG 751.1.3.4 Barrier or Railing Type, Height and Guidelines for Curb Blockouts]]'''
  
7/2/20: A large number of updates to current practices, including new guidance for consumable inventory and operational updates, are now available in [[:Category:903 Highway Signing|EPG 903 Highway Signing]], [[903.2 Extent of Signing|EPG 903.2 Extent of Signing]] and the newly re-titled [[903.3 Ground-Mounted Sign Supports|EPG 903.3 Ground-Mounted Sign Supports]] (formerly EPG 903.3 Post-Mounted Signing).
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6/16/21: Guidance for barrier and railing options on existing bridges has been simplified.
  
'''[[153.14 Information Systems|EPG 153.14 Information Systems]]'''
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'''[[:Category:109 Measurement and Payment#109.10 Contract Assignment Process - Contract Reassignment to a New Contractor (for Sec 109.10)|EPG 109.10 Contract Assignment Process - Contract Reassignment to a New Contractor]]'''
  
7/1/20: The signature requirements for these agreements have been updated.
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6/15/21: Expanded guidance is now available about how to assign a contract.
  
'''[[153.13 Human Resources|EPG 153.13 Human Resources]]'''
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'''[[616.8 Typical Applications (MUTCD 6H)#616.8.1 Listing of Typical Applications|EPG 616.8.1 Listing of Typical Applications]]'''
  
7/1/20: The signature requirements for HR04 and HR05 have been updated and clarified.
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6/11/21: For greater convenience, a new "effective date" column has been added for each TA in these tables.
  
'''[[153.12 Highway Safety|EPG 153.12 Highway Safety]]'''
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'''Prestressed Girders and Beams'''
  
7/1/20: The drafting, review and signature requirements for these contracts have been updated and clarified.
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6/10/21: In [[751.10 General Superstructure#751.10.1.14 Girder and Beam Haunch Reinforcement|EPG 751.10.1.14 Girder and Beam Haunch Reinforcement]], [[751.21 Prestressed Concrete Slab and Box Beams#751.21.3 Details|EPG 751.21.3 Details]], [[751.22 Prestressed Concrete I Girders#751.22.1.2 Geometric Dimensions|EPG 751.22.1.2 Geometric Dimensions]], [[751.22 Prestressed Concrete I Girders#751.22.2.4 Shear|EPG 751.22.2.4 Shear]], [[751.22 Prestressed Concrete I Girders#751.22.3.2 MoDOT Standard Girder Strand Arrangements|EPG 751.22.3.2 MoDOT Standard Girder Strand Arrangements]], [[751.22 Prestressed Concrete I Girders#751.22.3.3 NU Standard Girders|EPG 751.22.3.3 NU Standard Girders]], [[751.22 Prestressed Concrete I Girders#751.22.3.4.2 Shear Reinforcement|EPG 751.22.3.4.2 Shear Reinforcement]], [[751.22 Prestressed Concrete I Girders#751.22.3.4.3 Anchorage Zone Reinforcement|EPG 751.22.3.4.3 Anchorage Zone Reinforcement]], and [[751.50 Standard Detailing Notes#H2c. Prestressed Girders and Beams|EPG 751.50 Standard Detailing Notes]], guidance about end section reinforcement for NU girders was revised as was guidance on specifying debonding regions.  The requirement for a lifting loop detail was removed as was the reference to the 5-inch projection of WWR.  Notes were also revised or removed in accordance with spec book revisions.
  
'''[[:Category:134 Engineering Professional Services#134.3.2 Fixed Fee Review|EPG 134.3.2 Fixed Fee Review]]'''
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'''[[:Category:201 Clearing and Grubbing#201.2.5.1 Open Burning|EPG 201.2.5.1 Open Burning]]'''
  
6/25/20: Clarified guidance about fixed fees and the on-call master agreements.
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6/10/21: Guidance about open burning has been expanded.
  
'''[[:Category:134 Engineering Professional Services#Consultant invoices for projects|EPG 134.5.1 Invoicing]]'''
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'''[[616.18 Construction Inspection Guidelines for Sec 616#Relocation of Service Signs (Supplemental Guide Sign Program Signs) on Construction Projects|EPG 616.18, Relocation of Service Signs (Supplemental Guide Sign Program Signs) on Construction Projects]]'''
  
6/24/20: Additional contact guidance is now available.
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6/7/21: Guidance has been updated with current practices and terminology.
  
'''[[153.18 Multimodal|EPG 153.18 Multimodal]]'''
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'''[[:Category:107 Legal Relations and Responsibility to the Public#107.4 Safety and Sanitary Provisions|EPG 107.4 Safety and Sanitary Provisions]]'''
  
6/23/20: A new eAgreement, MO21 Coronavirus Aid Relief and Economic Security Act Agreement, has been added to the listings.  
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5/25/21: New guidance is available to clarify hard hat safety policy.
  
'''[[media: 703.2.12 PODI Bridge Deck Pour Checklist.pdf|PODI Bridge Deck Pour Checklist]]'''
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'''[[media:402 CLC 2022 Plans.pdf|CLC Contractor pdf Files]] and [[media:409 FY 2022 Seal Coat Plans.pdf|Contract Seal Coat pdf Plan Sheets]]'''
  
6/23/20: The new, FHWA-based "PODI Bridfe Deck Pour Checklist" fillable form replaces the former textual guidance of [[:Category:703 Concrete Masonry Construction#703.2.12 Checklist|EPG 703.2.12 Checklist]].  The form is also available in [[:Category:101 Standard Forms#Construction and Materials|EPG 101 Standard Forms, Construction and Materials]].
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5/25/21: The Contract Leveling Course (CLC) contractor pdf files and Contract Seal Coat pdf plan sheets, in [[:Category:402 Bituminous Surface Leveling|EPG 402 Bituminous Surface Leveling]] and [[:Category:409 Seal Coat|EPG 409 Seal Coat]], respectively, were updated. Several revisions involved safety edge, flag assemblies and rumble strip spacing for CLC projects and flag assemblies for seal coat projects.
  
'''[[:Category:105 Control of Work#105.9.14 Project Diaries|EPG 105.9.14 Project Diaries]]'''
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'''[[153.6 Chief Counsel's Office#CC11|EPG 153.6 Chief Counsel's Office]]'''
  
6/19/20: Guidance has been updated to current AASHTOWARE procedures.
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5/18/21: Guidance is now available for two new Amended Attorney Services Agreement contracts (CC11 and CC12).
  
'''[[237.9 Submission of Plans and Supporting Documents#237.9.3.6 Finalizing the PS&E for Advertisement|EPG 237.9.3.6 Finalizing the PS&E for Advertisement]] and [[237.9 Submission of Plans and Supporting Documents#237.9.3.7 Posting Projects for Advertisement|EPG 237.9.3.7 Posting Projects for Advertisement]]'''
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'''[[media:146 CUF After Mar 2021.pdf|Commercially Useful Function (CUF) Determination Form]]'''
  
6/18/20: Guidance has been updated since proposals are not advertised anymore. The proposal is now split into a Bid Book, Roadway JSPs, and Bridge JSPs and each is advertised.
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5/10/212: The CUF Determination Form, discussed in [[:Category:146 Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE)#146.3 Commercially Useful Function Verifications|EPG 146.3 Commercially Useful Function Verifications]], has been revised with more open ended questions that assist in determining whether a DBE is performing a Commercially Useful Function. The form now includes a field observation section for inspectors to note what they saw in the field.  
  
'''[[:Category:146 Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE)#When a DBE is a prime|EPG 146.3.1 DBE Subcontract – Performing Work Onsite]]'''
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'''[[237.2 Title Sheet|EPG 237.2 Title Sheet]]'''
  
6/17/20: New guidance clarified that when a DBE is a prime contractor, a CUF should be performed on the DBE firm as well as any other DBE firms being utilized. The CUF review should be conducted on the prime DBE every 60 days until the project is completed.
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4/30/21: Guidance about multiple title pages has been provided.

Latest revision as of 09:02, 29 July 2021

Expanding the NTPEP Compliance for Buy America

7/29/21: EPG 106.9 Buy America Requirement has been revised to make it easier for contractors and suppliers to comply with the Buy America policy.

Bearing Pads at Int Bents

7/28/21: In EPG 751.11.2.1 Elastomeric Bearings, guidance for bearing pads at intermediate bents has been clarified.

Reporting Damaged Guardrail or Guard Cable

7/27/21: In EPG 606 Guardrail and Guard Cable, a contact number for reporting damaged guardrail or guard cable is now presented.

EPG 147.4 Fixed Price Variable Scope (FPVS) Contracting

7/23/21: This article provides guidance for the new contracting method, Fixed Price Variable Scope (FPVS) Contracting, that has been approved by the FHWA.

EPG 409 Seal Coat

7/23/21: The Seal Coat Guidelines and JSP package were updated. New Seal Coat Book Job Guidelines and Seal Coat Book Job JSP Package were also added.

EPG 402 Bituminous Surface Leveling

7/23/21: The Contract Leveling Course (CLC) Guidelines and associated JSP package were updated. New CLC Book Job Guidelines and CLC Book Job JSP Package were also added.

EPG 616.6.89 Radar Speed Advisory System (RSAS)

7/21/21: A link to the new nonstandard JSP, NJSP 21-06 Radar Speed Advisory System, is now available.

EPG 903.4.8 Bridge-Mounted Signs and EPG 903.4.9 Bridge-Mounted Structure Designs

7/21/21: Guidance for handling bridge sign attachments was expanded and updated to current established practice.

EPG 903.7.49 Community Wayfinding Signs

7/16/21: As a convenience to cities, a simplified document, Key Wayfinding Requirements, is now available.

EPG 236.4.7.2 Quitclaim Deed (to the Commission)

7/15/21: Guidance about the determination and documentation of when tenant interest must be released has been expanded and clarified.

Material Supplier CUF Frequency

7/15/21: In EPG 146.3.2.3 Commercially Useful Function (CUF), updated guidance about material supplier CUF frequency to every 30 days, regardless of DBE activity.

King MASH Composite Block

7/1/21: MoDOT has recently approved a new, MASH-tested composite block for guardrail.

System I Structural Steel Coating

6/30/21: In EPG 751.6.2.11 Structural Steel Protective Coatings (Nonweathering Steel), guidance about System I finish field coat was clarified. In EPG 751.50 Standard Detailing Notes, additional options for System I structural steel protective coatings were provided.

EPG 146 Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE)

6/23/21: Guidance for project bid proposals that include DBE goals has been clarified and expanded.

EPG 751.1.3.4 Barrier or Railing Type, Height and Guidelines for Curb Blockouts

6/16/21: Guidance for barrier and railing options on existing bridges has been simplified.

EPG 109.10 Contract Assignment Process - Contract Reassignment to a New Contractor

6/15/21: Expanded guidance is now available about how to assign a contract.

EPG 616.8.1 Listing of Typical Applications

6/11/21: For greater convenience, a new "effective date" column has been added for each TA in these tables.

Prestressed Girders and Beams

6/10/21: In EPG 751.10.1.14 Girder and Beam Haunch Reinforcement, EPG 751.21.3 Details, EPG 751.22.1.2 Geometric Dimensions, EPG 751.22.2.4 Shear, EPG 751.22.3.2 MoDOT Standard Girder Strand Arrangements, EPG 751.22.3.3 NU Standard Girders, EPG 751.22.3.4.2 Shear Reinforcement, EPG 751.22.3.4.3 Anchorage Zone Reinforcement, and EPG 751.50 Standard Detailing Notes, guidance about end section reinforcement for NU girders was revised as was guidance on specifying debonding regions. The requirement for a lifting loop detail was removed as was the reference to the 5-inch projection of WWR. Notes were also revised or removed in accordance with spec book revisions.

EPG 201.2.5.1 Open Burning

6/10/21: Guidance about open burning has been expanded.

EPG 616.18, Relocation of Service Signs (Supplemental Guide Sign Program Signs) on Construction Projects

6/7/21: Guidance has been updated with current practices and terminology.

EPG 107.4 Safety and Sanitary Provisions

5/25/21: New guidance is available to clarify hard hat safety policy.

CLC Contractor pdf Files and Contract Seal Coat pdf Plan Sheets

5/25/21: The Contract Leveling Course (CLC) contractor pdf files and Contract Seal Coat pdf plan sheets, in EPG 402 Bituminous Surface Leveling and EPG 409 Seal Coat, respectively, were updated. Several revisions involved safety edge, flag assemblies and rumble strip spacing for CLC projects and flag assemblies for seal coat projects.

EPG 153.6 Chief Counsel's Office

5/18/21: Guidance is now available for two new Amended Attorney Services Agreement contracts (CC11 and CC12).

Commercially Useful Function (CUF) Determination Form

5/10/212: The CUF Determination Form, discussed in EPG 146.3 Commercially Useful Function Verifications, has been revised with more open ended questions that assist in determining whether a DBE is performing a Commercially Useful Function. The form now includes a field observation section for inspectors to note what they saw in the field.

EPG 237.2 Title Sheet

4/30/21: Guidance about multiple title pages has been provided.