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Chief Engineer Memos

Dec. 12, 2017. Work Zone Safety Guidelines for Engineering and Maintenance
This memorandum hereby replaces the Work Zone Safety Guidelines Chief Engineer memo dated July 10, 2012.


Sept. 13, 2017. Traffic Control Industry Adherence to Regulations regarding Employee Pay
This memo is intended to provide clarification regarding what CDOT deems to be acceptable applications of the regulations related to employees pay that apply to projects with Federal funding to ensure consistent understanding and practice.


Sept. 11, 2017. Guidance on archiving Construction/Engineering records in ProjectWise
This memorandum provides guidance on archiving construction/engineering and specialty group documents in ProjectWise. Many of our Project Engineers are consultants and will need access to ProjectWise to comply with this memo. These additional documents explain how consultants can access ProjectWise and how to install Cisco AnyConnect VPN to access the CDOT network from outside the CDOT intranet. For more information on ProjectWise, please see CDOT's CADD and ProjectWise website.


April 3, 2017. CDOT Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System (MS4) Construction Program Manual
This chief engineer memorandum directs the execution of CDOT's MS4 Construction Program Manual and associated implementation plan.


Nov. 10, 2016.  Revision to Guidance Recommendation: Formal Adoption of AASHTO 2011 Green Book on CDOT Projects
The purpose of this memorandum is to formally adopt the AASHTO 2011, A Policy on Geometric Design of Highways and Streets, 6th Edition (Green Book) as guidance for use on all CDOT highway projects. 


Sept. 12, 2016. ADA Title II Program Update
This memo is intended to provide employees with information regarding CDOT's commitment to the Americans with Disabilities Act Title II Program, provide a status update on ADA curb ramps on CDOT roadways, and provide direction on next steps related to furthering mobility and accessibility for all users of the transportation system. 


March 28, 2016. EPA Audit Finding - Compliance with Specification 208.09 - Failure to preform erosion control
Stormwater management process changes initiated by the findings of the March 2015 Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Audit.  Construction Bulletin 2016-2 Water Quality Control


Feb. 23, 2016Guidance for Charging Time to Eligible Federal Aid Projects and Indirects
This memo provides guidance on charging time to federal aid projects and indirect pools. It includes five attachments listed below.

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