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2011 Construction Specifications

Use of the 2011 Standard Specification Book is mandatory after May 03, 2011. For more information, contact CDOT's Standards and Specifications Unit. Use this section to access Colorado DOT's 2011 Standard Specifications for Road and Bridge Construction and revisions thereto. The revisions found herein are applicable to CDOT construction projects controlled by the 2011 Specification Book.
TO OBTAIN A COPY OF THE 2011 STANDARD SPECIFICATION BOOK, PLEASE CLICK ON THIS FOR MORE INFORMATION.
File Letter to all Specifications Users.
File Letter to Region Transportation Directors, Region Program Engineers, and Branch Heads.
File Significant changes in CDOT's 2011 Standard Specifications for Road and Bridge Construction book.
Addition to our email distribution lists
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2011 Specifications Book
Released February 2011.
Standard Special Provisions
The latest revisions to formally issued standard special provisions that modify the Colorado DOT's 2011 Standard Specifications for Road and Bridge Construction. The standard special provisions found herein are applicable to CDOT construction projects controlled by the 2011 Specification Book.
Project Special Provision Worksheets
These work sheets are used to create commonly used project special provisions that modify Colorado DOT's 2011 Standard Specifications for Road and Bridge Construction. The project special provisions found herein are applicable to CDOT construction projects controlled by the 2011 Specification Book.
Sample Construction Project Special Provisions
Access to sample project special provisions that can be adapted to modify Colorado DOT's 2011 Standard Specifications for Road and Bridge Construction for a specific project. The sample special provisions found herein are applicable to CDOT construction projects controlled by the 2011 Specification Book.
Sample Bridge Project Special Provisions
These are Bridge's most commonly used structural related project special provisions but they are not considered standards. Instead, they are to be evaluated for appropriateness on each structure before incorporating them into a project.
Sample Environmental Project Special Provisions
Sample Intelligent Transportation System (ITS) Project Special Provisions
Sample Traffic Project Special Provisions
Innovative Contract Provisions
Includes innovative special provisions that modify Colorado DOT's 2011 Standard Specifications for Road and Bridge Construction. The innovative provisions found herein are applicable to CDOT construction projects controlled by the 2011 Specification Book.
Pilot Project Special Provisions
Materials Specs Check Lists in MS Excel
Materials Specifications and Related Items Checklist. (Microsoft® Excel 2000 required)
Recently Issued Special Provisions
Updated on June 9, 2017. (Includes all past Special Provisions issued since May 5, 2011.)
Specification Changes Under Consideration
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Project Specification Assembly Tool (PSAT)
This Tool assembles the Project Special Provisions and creates the Standard Special Provisions Index into an overall Specifications Package for an advertisement set. The User will still be require to edit the Project Special Provisions package for their specific project. _____________________________________________________________________
Asphalt Cement Cost Adjustment
PLEASE NOTE: As of July 31, 2015, Flint Hills Resources stopped posting their daily prices for Hardisty WCS. Now they post only once per month their differential price in US$/BBL compared to (less than) West Texas Intermediate Crude Oil (WTI) daily prices. There are 6.65 BBLs of crude oil (average gravity) in a short ton (source: USGS). All monthly average oil prices here are in American dollars per short ton (2000 lbs).
Fuel Cost Adjustment
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File Guidelines for Writing Construction Specifications
Stormwater Management Plan - SWMP
For information only to fulfill the CDPS-SCP (Colorado Discharge Permit System - Stormwater Construction Permit). To edit a document, please click on it's link below, then save it to your computer. You can edit it from there.
File application/ms-word Project Safety Management Plan (Example)
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File THE JOINT CCA/CDOT SPECIFICATIONS COMMITTEE MEETING AGENDA FOR DECEMBER 15, 2016
Past Davis-Bacon Minimum Wage Decisions for Colorado Highways
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