Recent Policy Changes in the EPG
1/14/20: Note K1.5 is now split into two notes, one for use with major roads and one for minor roads.
New Scenic Byways Article
1/13/20: Guidance reflecting established practice is presented in the new article, EPG 236.18 Scenic Byways.
MoDOT's Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plan (SWPPP)
1/10/20: EPG 806.8 Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plan (SWPPP) has been updated along with supporting guidance such as 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 EPG 237.2.8 Estimated Area of Disturbance and EPG 237.4.12 Erosion and Sediment Control Sheets.
Use of Hyphens in Structural Detailing
12/19/19: H bar development lengths in end bent wings were slightly modified for rounding and for large skews.
12/19/19: This new guidance clarifies the method of measurement for seal coat.
12/19/19: This new guidance documents the established practice of initiating consultant right of way acquisition and relocations services.
12/18/19: New Emergency Work Procurement Process guidance reflecting established practice is now available.
12/16/19: Clarified guidance by adding information pertaining to when a consultant acts as a city engineer.
12/13/19: Guidance has been updated to reflect the use of the latest design software version.
12/12/19: Electronic Design Data guidance was clarified.
12/3/19: Guidance about rounding of concrete quantities for superstructure was clarified. Guidance was added to subtract concrete displaced by CIP piles.
12/2/19: Reinforcement details were updated in EPG 718.104.22.168.7 T-Joint Connections, EPG 751.31.1 and EPG 751.31.3 and 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 EPG 722.214.171.124 through EPG 7126.96.36.199.
11/21/19: Guidance about underlined portions of notes was added.
11/19/19: The location for storing CUF documents was updated from the archaic V: drive to eProjects.
11/14/19: The illustrations have been revised to clarify the maximum allowed taper.
11/14/19: The new AWP MA Sample Record Acceptance By Certification QRG is now available.
11/6/19: Guidance has been added for when Daily Work Reports in AASHTOWARE may be suspended.
10/28/19: Guidance has been clarified to better reflect current practices.
10/25/19: Guidance in EPG 105.9 Authority and Duties of Resident Engineer and EPG 105.9.3 Daily Work Reports now allows for the expanded opportunities of the AWP.
10/23/19: Guidance in EPG 7188.8.131.52 Drilled Shaft General Detail Considerations was expanded and clarified.
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.
Estimating Guidance Updates
10/21/19: Estimating guidance in EPG 104.7 Scoping Estimates and EPG 121.7 Program Estimates was updated with optional spreadsheets to assist the districts with their scoping and estimating processes. The Project Scoping Form and Resurfacing Per Mile Scoping Form are now available.
10/21/19: These TAs have been updated in EPG 616.8.1 Listing of Typical Applications for Maintenance to show that two Portable Signal Flagging Devices are always required.