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Division of Project Support Memos

Updated on November 8, 2018.
File Surface Treatment Program (STP) Distribution for Regional Planning Budgets for FY 2023 & 2024.
2018-01. December 25, 2018. The Materials and Geotechnical Branch Manager, with direction from the Pavement Management Program (PMP) and CDOT Regional Directors, is requesting ratification by the Chief Engineer, and the Chief Financial Officer to utilize the following recommendations to establish Regional planning budgets for delivery of the Surface Treatment Program (STP) in FY 2023 and 2024.
File X-Lite End Anchorage
2017-4. May 2, 2017. This memo provides guidance on existing X·Lite end terminals and those on current active projects, as well as its future on CDOT projects and roadways.
File Surface Treatment Program Essential Items
2017-2 January 27, 2017. The purpose of this memorandum is to request ratification of essential items related to the completion of projects funded through the Surface Treatment Program (STP) in order to maintain the condition and drivability of Colorado roadways in the most efficient manner and to achieve the desired roadway surface condition objectives.
File +0.5% Construction Tolerance for ADA Curb Ramps
2017-1. February 23, 2017. CDOT will allow a maximum construction tolerance of +0.5% for curb ramp slopes beyond their stated maximum.
File Change to FHWA 13 Controlling Design Criteria
2016-04. November 10, 2016. Background, process, and summary of Controlling Criteria for Design and Documentation for Design Exceptions.
File Revisions to the Controlling Criteria for Design and Documentation for Design Exceptions
May 5, 2016. This memorandum supersedes prior guidance regarding the controlling criteria for design, first established in 1985.
File Project First and Partnering
2016-03. May 2, 2016. CDOT is engaging with the Colorado Contractor's Association (CCA) and the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) on a new era of partnering, which is themed "Project First." At the agency level, as well as the project level, we are working to improve how partnering can better serve our transportation projects.
File Contracting and Financial Accountability
2016-02. April 18, 2016. This memo provides clarification on the financial responsibilities assigned to engineering project management personnel to fulfill contract and project management obligations.
File Consultant Utilization for Design and Construction
2016-01. February 18, 2016. This memo lists protocols for the use of consultant services for design and construction projects.
File Consultant Waiver Request form for Local Public Agencies regarding Division of Project Support Memo 2016-1
February 18, 2016. As stated in Division of Project Support Memo 2016-1, CDOT discourages the use of the same engineering consultant for both final design and construction management. This form is to be used when the Local Agency wishes to request a waiver to be able to use the same engineering firm to perform both final design and construction management.
File Mash Tested 31-Inch Guardrail Implementation and Mash Implementation Dates
2015-4. December 29, 2015. This memo describes the MASH tested 31-inch Midwest Guardrail System (MGS) that CDOT will be using instead of the 28-inch guardrail. The factors and methods involved in raising or replacing existing guardrail, and implementation dates for other MASH tested devices.
File object code Construction Engineer In Responsible Charge (EIRC)
2015-3. October 20, 2015. Construction Engineer In Responsible Charge (EIRC) information. This memo provides information on issues related to an Engineer In Responsible Charge for CDOT construction projects. It is recommended that all construction project staff and people who make decisions on staffing for construction projects read and understand the EIRC information document.
File C source code CDOT’s Construction Engineer In Responsible (EIRC) Charge Information Document
October 2015. The purpose of this document is to provide information and guidance regarding the Engineer in Responsible Charge (EIRC) duties as they relate to construction of CDOT’s projects.
File Surface Treatment Program Distribution for Regional Planning FY 2017 to FY 2020
2015-2 . April 24, 2015. This memo establishes Engineering Division practices in support of Policy Directive 1400, Surface Treatment Program (dated 1/23/03).
File object code Conflict of Interest Policy
2015-1. March 25, 2015. This Memo provides a master set of guidelines to incorporate and compliment the conflict of interest (COI) requirements, guidelines, forms, etc. related to CDOT's construction and engineering contracts. This applies to all CDOT employees, consultants, contractors, and everybody else directly or indirectly under contract by CDOT.

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