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1/22/15: Consensus tests will be performed on material sampled from the cold feed of both drum-mix and batch plants.
EPG 751.50 Standard Detailing Notes
1/15/15: Numerous notes (B3.2, H2b2.10, H2c1.20, H2c1.25, H4.8, H7.3, H10.5) were clarified. Note H4.2.2 was updated to reference the correct anchor bolt.
Impact Fee Documentation
1/8/15: The yellow box in EPG 121.3 The Statewide Transportation Improvement Program was updated to clarify guidance about documenting impact fee calculations and impact fee waivers.
1/7/15: In EPG 101 Standard Forms, the QRG Change Orders – Mobilization and Contract Bond was updated because our new agreement with FHWA eliminates the need to send any Level 1 or 2 change orders to FHWA for review.
1/6/15: Guidance was revised to conform with the new change order approval criteria that reduces the number of change orders reviewed by FHWA and will improve the efficiency of the review process.
1/2/15: The guidance for minimum rock socket length requirements and the commentary on this guidance have been clarified.
12/26/14: Guidance was revised to increase the number of payrolls that are checked for compliance.
12/24/14: Guidance in EPG 150.1.1 Folder Structure and EPG 150.1.2 File Naming Convention was updated to accommodate SharePoint.
12/22/14: NDT is required for all top cover plates when a bridge is to be redecked. Also, guidance is now provided for when bottom flange cover plates are present.
Fiber Reinforced Polymer Slab Drains
12/18/14: In EPG 751.10.3 Bridge Deck Drainage – Slab Drains, EPG 751.40.5 Drainage and EPG 751.50 H7 Slab Drains, Fiber Reinforced Polymer slab drain details and guidance was incorporated into the articles to provide another material option.
12/15/14: In EPG 104.7 Estimates, this document has been updated with figures reflecting new Maintenance Treatment per mile costs.
12/9/14: EPG 748.7 Bridge Reports and Layouts was moved to EPG 747. (The remaining EPG 748 articles were renumbered as needed.) EPG 747's guidance was generally rewritten. The Bridge Survey Report Form was revised to reflect its use for all structures instead of only stream crossings. A Bridge Survey Checklist was also developed for district use.
12/8/14: Notes A1 and A2 were simplified. Note A2.12 was deleted since it is no longer needed.
12/5/14: The term "Design High Water" was revised to "Design Flood Elevation" or "Normal High Water" and the term "High Water" revised to "Base Flood Elevation".
12/3/14: Updated the Work Scheduling Guide and Index of Printable Planning Guides. References to scrub seal and linseed oil treatments were removed. R328 Bridge Jt. Maintc. and R329 Bridge Cleaning & Flushing codes were added.
12/3/14: All of the JOC JSPs have been updated. Among the revisions, prices have been updated and some guard cable options have been added.
12/1/14: EPG 751.5 has been generally rewritten and retitled "Structural Detailing Guidelines".
12/1/14: Guidance was updated and "Profile Grade & Vertical Curve Data" was retitled as "Slab Offsets for Curved Bridges".
12/1/14: This article was updated to current practice. Moved "Vertical and Horizontal Clearance" from EPG 748.7 to EPG 7188.8.131.52 and renumbered subsequent articles.
Inspection of Bituminous Mixing Plants
11/25/14: In EPG 460.3.11 Reclaimed Asphalt Pavement (RAP), guidance was updated to replace outdated test method AASHTO TP58 with AASHTO T 327.
11/20/14: A new QRG, Land Disturbance Project Information, has been added to EPG 101 Standard Forms.
11/18/14: The definition of "Routine Adjustment" was revised in the Change Order Codes.
Standard Detailing Note for Epoxy Coated Reinforcing Steel
11/18/14: A note pertaining to C1.15 was deleted and Note C1.16 was deleted because the requirement for adding epoxy coated test bars to the bar bill for bridges has been rescinded.