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Standard Specifications for Construction

Please see below for the most current version of the Standard Specifications for Construction. Download each section at no cost by clicking the applicable revision links.

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Standard Specifications for Construction Documentation
Section Description Version
Current Previous
- Summary of Revisions 2014  2013 
- Cover Sheet 2014  2013 
- Index 2013 N/A
1000 Excavation, Trenching, and Backfilling for Underground Work 2014  2013 
1050 Removals 2013 2012
1200 Sanitary Sewers 2014  2013 
1300 Water Mains 2014  2013 
1400 Sewer and Water Service Connections 2014  2013 
1500 Storm Sewers 2014  2013 
1600 Sanitary Sewer Pipe and Manhole Rehabilitation 2012 2007
2000 Excavation, Filling, and Subgrade Preparation 2013 2012
2050 Geotextiles and Geogrids 2014  2013 
2070 Aggregate Bases 2013 2012
2100 Concrete Paving and Curbs & Gutters 2014  2013 
2300 Concrete Sidewalks and Driveways 2014  2013 
2400 Asphalt Paving 2014  2013 
2600 Seal Coats 2014  2013 
2700 Grading Roads 2012 2007
2800 Gravel Surfacing 2012 2007
2900 Pavement Milling or Grinding 2012 2007
3100 Seeding 2013 2012
3200 Sodding 2012 2007
3300 Erosion and Sediment Control 2014  2013 
3500 Building Demolition 2012 2007
3600 Flood Control Levees 2012 N/A
4000 Pavement Marking 2013 2012
4100 Traffic Control 2013 2012
4200 Traffic Signals 2014  2013 
4300 Signing 2013 2012
4400 Street Lighting 2014  2012
7000 Landscaping 2014  2013 
9000 Extra Work 2013 2012
9900 Bidding and Contract Documents
(1) General Instructions to Bidders 2012 2007
(2) Certificate of Insurance 2007
(3) Proposal 2014 (.doc) 2007
(4) Bidder's Bond 2007 (.doc)
(5) Contract 2014  2012 
(6) Contract Bond 2012 2007
Complete Current Standard Specifications for Construction (35 Mb)