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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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'''QRG, [[:Category:101 Standard Forms#AWP CO Estimate Final|AWP CO Estimate Final]]'''
  
7/30/20: Guidance about the renewal application process has been clarified.
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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.  
  
'''[[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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'''[[751.50 Standard Detailing Notes#(I1.71) Use|EPG 751.50 Standard Detailing Notes]]'''
  
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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1/22/21: A new Standard Detailing Note, I1.71, replaces a detail on Bridge Std. Dwg. REDECK01.
  
'''[[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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'''[[:Category:129 Public Involvement#If a virtual event|EPG 129.3 “Virtual” Public Involvement (VPI)]]'''
  
7/29/20: It is now permissible to not show the State Plane Coordinates on the Reference Point Sheet.
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1/21/21: Additional guidance related to recording and posting virtual events is now available.
  
'''[[121.2 The Planning Framework for Transportation Decision-Making|EPG 121.2 The Planning Framework for Transportation Decision-Making]]'''
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'''[[751.5 Structural Detailing Guidelines#751.5.1.1.1 CAD Levels|EPG 751.5.1.1.1 CAD Levels]]'''
  
7/29/20: A general re-write of this article has updated it to reflect current practice.  
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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.
  
'''[[127.3 Community Impact Assessment|EPG 127.3 Community Impact Assessment]]'''
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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]]'''
  
7/24/20: Guidance was revised and updated to reflect current practice and law.
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1/12/21: Several scenarios have been provided to clarify guidance.
  
'''[[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:109 Measurement and Payment#109.12 Change Orders|EPG 109.12 Change Orders]]'''
  
7/17/20: New guidance is now available to clarify goals and expectations for the use of law enforcement services.
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1/7/21: Guidance has been clarified via a general re-write.
  
'''[[:Category:108 Prosecution and Progress#108.7.1.3 Progress Schedules|EPG 108.7.1.3 Progress Schedules]]'''
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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]]'''
  
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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1/4/21: Guidance updated to clarify shear connector welding requirements.
  
'''[[617.1 Temporary Traffic Barriers#When traffic barrier is required to be moved|EPG 617.1, Relocating Temporary Traffic Barrier]]'''
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'''[[231.8 Bridge Width|EPG 231.8 Bridge Width]]'''
  
7/15/20: Guidance on how to properly use the Relocating Temporary Traffic Barrier pay item was added.
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12/31/20: Guidance now reflects the latest practice of a 24 ft. minimum width.
  
'''[[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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'''[[:Category:712 Structural Steel Construction#712.1.5.4 Bolt Testing and Verification|EPG 712.1.5.4 Bolt Testing and Verification]]'''
  
7/15/20: New guidance, including best practices, is now available.
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12/31/20: New guidance for bolt testing and verification is now available.
  
'''[[106.20 Reporting#106.20.6 Material Transfer Reports|EPG 106.20.6 Material Transfer Reports]]'''
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'''[[751.50 Standard Detailing Notes#(A1.4) Standard Plans:|EPG 751.50 Standard Detailing Notes, A1.4 Standard Plans]]'''
  
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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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]]'''
  
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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12/23/20: Clarified the field welding procedure that uses flux cored arc welding and shielded metal arc welding.
  
'''[[902.19 Construction Inspection Guidelines for Sec 902#Signal Maintenance|EPG 902.19 Construction Inspection Guidelines for Sec 902]]
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'''[[:Category:613 Pavement Repair#Description|EPG 613.1.2 Class A Partial Depth Pavement Repairs]]'''
  
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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12/22/20: New guidance for Hot Pour Polymer Modified Resin-Based Material is now available.
  
'''[[153.15 Maintenance|EPG 153.15 Maintenance]]'''
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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]]'''
  
7/2/20: The signature requirements for 7 contracts were updated.  Several archaic contracts were deleted.
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12/18/20: Several MSE wall notes were clarified.
  
'''Electronically Signed and Sealed Plan Sheets for Consultant Designed Projects'''
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'''Pavement Type Selection Process'''
  
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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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.
  
'''[[:Category:903 Highway Signing|EPG 903 Highway Signing]]'''
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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)]]'''
  
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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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.
  
'''[[153.14 Information Systems|EPG 153.14 Information Systems]]'''
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'''[[153.6 Chief Counsel's Office|EPG 153.6 Chief Counsel's Office]]'''
  
7/1/20: The signature requirements for these agreements have been updated.
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12/15/20: This new article provides details on each step and other important information needed to properly execute agreements.
  
'''[[153.13 Human Resources|EPG 153.13 Human Resources]]'''
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'''[[751.50 Standard Detailing Notes#(H1.8) Include underline|EPG 751.50, H1.8]]'''
  
7/1/20: The signature requirements for HR04 and HR05 have been updated and clarified.
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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.
  
'''[[153.12 Highway Safety|EPG 153.12 Highway Safety]]'''
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'''Integral End Bent Simple and Rigorous Pile Design'''
  
7/1/20: The drafting, review and signature requirements for these contracts have been updated and clarified.
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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.
  
'''[[:Category:134 Engineering Professional Services#134.3.2 Fixed Fee Review|EPG 134.3.2 Fixed Fee Review]]'''
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'''[[153.18 Multimodal#MO53|EPG 153.18 Multimodal]]'''
  
6/25/20: Clarified guidance about fixed fees and the on-call master agreements.
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11/24/20: Information is now available for the new template, MO53 Preliminary Engineering Master Agreement.
  
'''[[:Category:134 Engineering Professional Services#Consultant invoices for projects|EPG 134.5.1 Invoicing]]'''
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'''[[LPA:136.11 Local Public Agency Construction#136.11.13 Documentation Requirements|EPG 136.11.13 Documentation Requirements]]
  
6/24/20: Additional contact guidance is now available.
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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]]. 
  
'''[[153.18 Multimodal|EPG 153.18 Multimodal]]'''
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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]]'''
  
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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11/20/20: New standard notes for Standard Drawing RHB08 to clarify note regarding design force.
  
'''[[media: 703.2.12 PODI Bridge Deck Pour Checklist.pdf|PODI Bridge Deck Pour Checklist]]'''
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'''[[147.3 Job Order Contracting (JOC)#147.3.6 Closing JOC Contracts|EPG 147.3.6 Closing JOC Contracts]]'''
  
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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11/12/20: Clarified that a Materials Summary is not needed for Job Order Contracts.
  
'''[[:Category:105 Control of Work#105.9.14 Project Diaries|EPG 105.9.14 Project Diaries]]'''
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'''Wing Lengths and C Bars'''
  
6/19/20: Guidance has been updated to current AASHTOWARE procedures.
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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.
  
'''[[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:616.8.10 interim.pdf|Fig. 616.8.10 - TMA Flagger - Lane Closure on Two-Lane Highways Using TMA Flaggers - DE/CM/MT]]'''
  
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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11/10/20: Interim guidance for TMA flagger operations is now available in [[616.8 Typical Applications (MUTCD 6H)|EPG 616.8 Typical Applications]].
  
'''[[: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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'''[[751.5 Structural Detailing Guidelines|EPG 751.5 Structural Detailing Guidelines]]'''
  
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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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.