Recent Policy Changes in the EPG
4/7/20: The guidance for the Facility Runoff Control Plan form has been expanded.
4/6/20: Guidance was clarified and updated to current practice. Vegetation policies were updated to match traffic policies for work on right of way.
4/2/20: The procedures for handling contractor claims has been updated.
4/1/20: Guidance was clarified for where inadequate space exists to install a city limits sign at the standard location.
3/31/20: New guidance is available for DE62 Stream Wetland Credit Purchase Agreement and DE66 TCF Bat Habitat Credit Purchase Agreement.
3/25/20: The Contract Leveling Course and Seal Coat guidelines, as well as their pdf files, were updated.
3/25/20: This new article provides guidance for the new contracting method, FPVS Contracting.
3/24/20: New eAgreements, RW55 - RW60, has been added to the listings.
3/20/20: Please closely read this article since most of the article has been re-written. EPG 642.1 through EPG 642.5 have been slightly revised and renumbered as EPG 642.8 through EPG 642.12.
3/16/20: Borrow practices have been clarified and new permit information has been provided.
3/16/20: Guidance for this form is now available in EPG 108.1.3 Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBE) Subcontracting.
3/13/20: Guidance was clarified.
3/13/20: This new guidance assists JOC administrators to identify high priority repairs for guardrail and guard cable.
Preliminary Structure Guidance
3/9/20: Superstructure selection guidance has been updated throughout EPG 722.214.171.124 Structure Type Selection to EPG 7126.96.36.199 Preliminary Cost Estimate. Pricing and bridge replacement information was updated.
3/4/20: The definitions of Categorical Exclusion, Environmental Assessment and Environmental Impact Statement were updated.
2/27/20: Two new categories (Environmental and Historic Preservation) have been added to the LPA on-call consultant guidance.
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".
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 7188.8.131.52 Special Repair Zones through EPG 7184.108.40.206 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 220.127.116.11 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.