January 27, 2023
Updated EPG 139 Design-Build
This revision updates the Design-Build guidance and processes for invoice reviews, risk to identify auditing, and other minor revisions.
Updated EPG 134 Engineering Professional Services
Revisions to EPG 134 better emphasize how conflicts of interest are identified, better defines the solicitation and selection process, rating/scoring of consultants, and brings the entire process up to current practices.
January 18, 2023
Revising various specs and EPG articles (EPG 718.104.22.168, 751.6, 722.214.171.124, 751.50, 1045) for updates to preferred paint systems. Adding organic zinc coatings and removing calcium sulfonate.
January 10, 2023
Update EPG 903.6.11 Chevron Alignment Sign (W1-8)
December 6, 2022
910.5.1 - Added 2 CFR 200.216 reference on prohibited vendors
November 15, 2022
EPG 131.2 - Removed FHWA and CFR references due to the Changes in 2019 no longer requiring it.
November 01, 2022
Modified EPG 126.96.36.199, EPG 188.8.131.52.6.1, and EPG 184.108.40.206.5.1. Added clarification of the requirement to have LPA preliminary plans reviewed and approved prior to submitting ROW plans for review and approval and provide the approval on a specific memo.
October 24, 2022
EPG Section 403.1 has been revised primarily to incorporate a longstanding separate Word doc, which explained sampling, testing and acceptance procedures for projects with Superpave mixes. Additional revisions were made to update in accordance with current construction and materials specifications.
903.3.4.4 was updated to eliminate redundant 3" pipe post and update capacities.
October 21, 2022
EPG 712.1.5 updated to reflect modified testing requirements for high strength bolts.
July 28, 2022
Update to EPG 6220.127.116.11 Work Zone Review Team - During work zone reviews, video recording is used to help viewing work zone after the formal review if there is questions of the work zone. The video recording allows to retain up to 5 buisiness days and then shall be deleted
June 27, 2022
File Naming Convention for all eProject Documents - New guidelines are available in EPG 237.13.1 Design Contract Plans for a filing convention that is searchable without bringing undue pressure or constraint upon the districts
June 3, 2022
EPG 18.104.22.168 Risk Assessment - Sovereign immunity limits increased in January 2022 and MoDOT's per occurrence coverage increased from $3.0 M to $3.5 M
April 21, 2022
EPG 712.1.4 Welding - Guidance for stud welding has been updated to align with Sec 712.6.3. Also, outdated references to field welder cards has been removed
April 20, 2022
Construction Inspection Guidance for Records to be Maintained - EPG 137.1 Location and EPG 137.6 Close Out Procedure for External CM SharePoint Quality Management Documents now present updated information about how CM Division stores electronic contract documents
Guidance for PSST anchor installations has been updated and clarified. EPG 903.3.4.3 Perforated Square Steel Tube Posts (PSST)
Seeding, Mulching and Temporary Seeding - Guidance in EPG 802 Mulching, EPG 805 Seeding, EPG 806.1 Erosion Control Measures and EPG 806.8.6.3.7.1 Temporary Seeding and Mulching reflects the new standard seed mixes, fertilizer, and lime rates (as shown in the new Standard Plan 805.00 Seeding) to promote a more effective vegetative establishment, allowing for quicker project finalization. MoDOT is obligated to stabilize disturbed areas with permanent building materials or perennial vegetative cover to minimize erosion and sedimentation of disturbed areas. New guidance for cool season and warm season grasses is available. Mulching will not be required for final seeded areas where temporary seeding is planned for temporary stabilization of areas to receive warm season grasses. A new Guide for Grass Species is available in EPG 805.2.4 Acceptance to assist with general inspection and acceptance of vegetative covers.
Pre-MASH 2016 Temporary Traffic Control Device Sunset Dates - Guidance in EPG 612 Impact Attenuators, EPG 616.6 Temporary Traffic Control Zone Devices, EPG 616.18 Construction Inspection Guidelines for Sec 616, EPG 616.19 Quality Standards for Temporary Traffic Control Devices, EPG 616.23 Traffic Control for Field Operations, EPG 617.1 Temporary Traffic Barriers, EPG 617.2 Construction Inspection Guidelines for Sec 617, EPG 1063 Temporary Traffic Control Devices and EPG 1064 Temporary Concrete Traffic Barrier now reflects that all temporary traffic control devices on a project must be NCHRP 350 or MASH 2016 Test Level 3 compliant. The use of two-loop temporary Type F concrete traffic barrier shall not be allowed after January 1, 2023.
EPG 403.1.19 Acceptance of Material - The maximum number of contractor QC sublots that can be used for one lot of superpave asphalt pavement is 28. Regardless of lot size, QA testing will always be at a frequency of one per four sublots. Any remaining quantity less than 4000 tons, that cannot be treated as a separate lot, will be combined with the previous full lot and the pay factors will be determined on the combined lot.
March 28, 2022
Coil Ties in Prestressed Girder Webs in several EPG 751.50 Standard Detailing Notes, references to web coil ties in bulb-tee and NU girders have been removed since these are now no longer being used.