Recent Policy Changes in the EPG
2/14/20: Guidance for installing Interstate highway fencing was revised to current practice.
2/6/20: Deck rehabilitation guidance has been updated to current methods. Pay items in EPG 751.6.1 Index of Quantities were updated for supplementary wearing surface material. Rehabilitation design guidance was expanded in EPG 751.1.3 Wearing Surfaces/Rehabs/Redecks/Widenings and EPG 7126.96.36.199 Special Repair Zones through EPG 7188.8.131.52 Wearing Surfaces and added in EPG 216 Removals for Bridge Structures. Standard detailing notes were updated to reflect these revisions. EPG 1039 was re-titled as “Polymer Products”.
1/30/20: Guidance has been coordinated with established AWP/SM practices.
1/30/20: Excavation guidance has been updated to address Integral End Bents, remove Semi-Deep abutments and address effects of skew.
Nominal Acquisition Payment (NAP)
1/28/20: Guidance in EPG 184.108.40.206 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.
1/28/20: Guidance has been updated to reflect current practices.
1/22/20: The new AWP MA Retroactively Updating Materials Conversion Factor QRG is now available in EPG 101 Standard Forms.
1/17/20: This MoDNR stormwater permit sign has been updated in EPG 110.2 Additional Posters for Federal-Aid and State-Aid Projects.
Partial Depth Pavement Repairs
1/15/20: Guidance was clarified.
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 7220.127.116.11.7 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 718.104.22.168 through EPG 722.214.171.124.