Recent Policy Changes in the EPG
11/14/19: The new AWP CO Daily Work Report, Deleting DWR Postings and Acceptance Records QRG is now available.
4/22/20: Guidance has been clarified and updated.
4/17/20: The process for consultant agreements has been streamlined and other guidance has been clarified.
Reinforcement of Concrete Pile Cap Intermediate Bents and Concrete Pile Cap Integral End Bents
4/17/20: Guidance was clarified about additional flexure reinforcement requirements between piles for pile cap intermediate bents and integral end bents and skin reinforcement spacing requirements. This guidance was updated primarily in EPG 7184.108.40.206 Typical Pile Cap Bent and EPG 7220.127.116.11 Encased Pile Cap Bent as well as EPG 718.104.22.168 Wide Flange Beams & Plate Girders and EPG 722.214.171.124 Prestressed I-Girders, Bulb-Tee Girders and NU-Girders.
4/14/20: In Figures 6126.96.36.199 and 6188.8.131.52, the short-term Rumble Strip Placement spacing was updated. For speed limits from 50-55 mph, the spacing is now 20 feet. For speed limits from 60-70 mph, the spacing is now 30 feet.
4/10/20: In EPG 239 Construction Inspection Guidelines for Final Plans, district construction staff can now easily access vital Bluebeam Revu resources to prepare final as-built plans. These resources include Creating Digital IDs in Bluebeam Revu, Preparing As-Built (Final) Plans in Construction Using Bluebeam Revu, Bluebeam Revu Training Manual (2015) and Where to Save Stamps.
Fracture Critical Member (FCM) Notes
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 7184.108.40.206 Structure Type Selection to EPG 7220.127.116.11 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.