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Matrix of DCE Memos for $0.00 Specification Changes 
  2017 DCE Memos 
MemoSpec. # ReferenceDescriptionContract Letting Referenced
19-17 Suwannee American Cement LLC Plant (CMT29)Until December 15, 2017
18-17334-3.2.1 334-1.2Traffic Level Substitutions of Asphalt Mixes 
15-17 American Cement Company Plant (CMT40)Until September 22, 2017
14-17121Revisions To Specification Section 121 - Flowable FillOn-Going Projects
    
  2016 DCE Memos 
MemoSpec. # ReferenceDescriptionContract Letting Referenced
16-16 Titan America Cement Company PlantUntil December 31, 2016
15-16102Revisions To Specification Section 102 - Maintenance Of TrafficContracts let from July 2016 to June 2017
06-16334-1.2Shoulder Traffic Level and Binder same as MainlineOn-going Projects
02-16  Titan America Cement Company PlantIn effect until March 1, 2016
    
  2015 DCE Memos 
MemoSpec. # ReferenceDescriptionContract Letting Referenced
20-15353Revisions To Specification Section 353 - Concrete Pavement Slab Replacement On-going Projects
19-15234, 330, 334, 337, 339Elimination Arithmetic MeanActive projects if no asphalt has been placed on the project
16-15 102-9.1Removal of the Requirement for EndorsementsJuly 2015 through December 2015
15-15700-4.21 700-4.22Acceptance Test for Dynamic Message SignsJanuary 2016 Lettings
12-15330Windrow Paving - Hot Mix Asphalt - General Construction RequirementsOn-going Projects
11-15445-10.1Pile Installation Plan - Test Pile Program and Production Pile ScheduleContracts let prior to July 2015
10-15NAAmendment to the Construction Engineering and Inspection Scope of Services for Hybrid ContractsOn-going Projects
06-15NASubstitution of Materials - Fly AshOn-going Projects
05-15346Portland Cement ConcreteOn-going Projects
03-15916Emulsions Now Listed On Approved Product ListFor projects let prior to January 2015
02-15346Portland Cement ConcreteOn-going Projects
01-15NABig Bend, Apollo Beach FLY ASH (FA30)Through February 15th 2015
    
  2014 DCE Memos 
MemoSpec. # ReferenceDescriptionContract Letting Referenced
27-14 V-Groove Control JointsActive Projects
26-14 Work Zone Sign Supports (Design Standard Index 600)In effect until 7/1/15
24-14Sect. 7-25On-The-Job Training RequirementsActive Projects
23-14Sect. 919Boral Materials, Bowen Plant Fly AshIn effect until 12/1/14
21-14Sect. 925Approval of Concrete Curing CompoundsOn-going Projects
20-14Sect. 919Ground Tire Rubber for use in Asphalt BinderOn-going Projects
17-14200Rock Base - Add Pit ProctorProjects let prior to 1/1/15
16-14 Design Standard Index 11860All Projects
12-14634Span Wire Eyebolt SubstitutionsProjects executed prior to 6/6/14
10-14981Sod NettingNA
04-14 Separation Technologies Fly Ash (FA17)In effect until 6/1/14
03-14 Titan America Cement Plant (CMT 23)In effect until 5/1/14
    
    
  2013 DCE Memos 
MemoSpec. # ReferenceDescriptionContract Letting Referenced
25-13530-2.2.1RipRap, Rubble Minimum Bulk Specific Gravity Changecurrent & future projects
22-133-9Public Records LawIn effect as of 7/1/13
20-13 American Cement Company Plant (CMT 40)In effect until 10/1/13
17-13430-4.8Pipe InspectionProjects Let Prior to 1/13
15-13 ARB 5 & 12 Binders Replaced w/ PG 76-22All Current & Future Projects
06-13 Self Consolidating Concrete - Materials Manual 8.4Current Projects Let prior 1/13
05-13 Shortage of Class F Fly Ash - Orlando/StantonIn Effect until 4/15/13
04-13 Shortage of Class F Fly Ash - Separation Tech. (Jacksonville)In Effect until 4/15/13
03-13346Concrete Resolution Verification InvestigationCurrent Projects Let prior to 1/13
01-13320 & 334Testing Requirements for RAP StockpilesAll Current & Future Projects
    
  2012 DCE Memos 
MemoSpec. # ReferenceDescriptionContract Letting Referenced
28-12 Boral Plant Bowen Fly AshIn Effect until Feb. 8, 2013
26-12916Bituminous MaterialsAll Lettings after Jan 1, 2013
(Current projects may be permitted)
24-12 Titan America Pennsuco Cement Plant (CMT23)In Effect Until October 1, 2012
20-12334Superpave Asphalt ConcreteProjects Let On or After 6/4/12
(official spec change in Jan. 2013)
19-12300-2.1Prime and Tack CoatsProjects Let On or After 5/29/12
(official spec change in Jan. 2013)
18-12451-4.6Bearing Plates for Prestressed Soil AnchorsOn-Going & Future Projects
16-12102-3Commercial Material for Driveway MaintenanceProjects Let 1/1/12 thru 6/30/12
11-12455-16.4Cross-Hole Sonic Logging (CSL) TubesCurrent Projects
09-12711-7Thermoplastic Observation PeriodCurrent Projects
08-124-3.9.1Cost Savings Initiatives ProposalsDesign-Build projects
06-12 Modified Mix Design Approval - American Cement CompanyIn Effect until March 15, 2012
05-12901-1.4Spec. Change for Coarse Aggregate, No. 89 StoneCurrent Projects
04-12 Modified Mix Approval Process - St. Johns River Fly Ash PlantIn Effect until March 1, 2012
01-12450-16.3Pre-stressed Concrete Products Curing PeriodCurrent Projects
    
  2011 DCE Memos 
MemoSpec. # ReferenceDescriptionContract Letting Referenced
13-11Section 916Bituminous MaterialsPreviously Let Contracts
12-11Section 9Streamline Lump Sum ContractsAll Active Streamline Contracts
11-11415Use of Continuous Rail Bolsters for Support of Bridge Deck Reinforcing Bars on Stay-In-Place (SIP) FormsOn-Going & Future Projects
10-11NAMechanically Stabilized Earth (MSE) Walls Design StandardsExisting Projects
04-11914Stabilization MaterialsOn-going Projects
03-11NALoss of Crystal River Fly Ash - Use of Modified Mix Approval ProcessExisting Projects
    
  2010 DCE Memos 
MemoSpec. # ReferenceDescriptionContract Letting Referenced
19-10346Mass Concrete Temperature Control MechanismsExisting Projects
18-10701Substitution of Thermoplastic Base Line for All current & future Let projects
16-10347Reclaimed Portalnd Cement ConcreteOn-going Projects
15-10350Qualified Products for Structural CoatingsCurrent Projects
12-10981Change to Section 981 - Turf Materials CertificationsAll current & future Let projects
10-10Section 561MOT for Existing Steel StructureActive Contracts
07-10916-1 & 916-2Modifications to Section 916 Bituminous MaterialsOn-going Projects
06-10Spec. 4-3.9Spec. Revision - Preconstruction Meeting, Developmental CostsExisting projects & Projects Let prior to July 2010
05-10Spec. Prov. 455Use of Embedded Data Collectors on Bridge ProjectsMultiple - See memo
03-10502.1, 7-1.5Shear Connectors on Steel BeamsAll current & future Let projects
02-10346Ability to Adjust the Consistency of ConcreteExisiting projects & Projects Let prior to July 2010
    
  2009 DCE Memos 
MemoSpec. # ReferenceDescriptionContract Letting Referenced
20-09932-2Structure Bearing PadsAll current & future Let projects
18-09NAFlexible Pipe Selection & SunstitutionSelect Plans July 2008 & Forward
15-09Design Standard 5205Correction to Design Standard Index 5205All Projects Let from June 2009 thru January 2010
14-09455Utilization of Embedded Data Collectors in Bridge ProjectsProjects Let After 1/1/10
13-09930Qualified Products for Materials for Concrete RepairContracts Let after 7/08 for a period 6 months from 6/9/09
11-09330Hot Bituminous Mixtures - General Construction RequirementsSome Projects from August thru November 2008
08-09916-2Asphalt Recycle Agents - Asphalt BindersOn-Going Projects
07-09AASHTO 312-08Requirements for Superpave Gyratory CompactorOn-Going Projects
06-09Special Provision 7-1.1Change in Federal Law Regarding Submission of Certified Payrolls (Davis-Bacon & Copeland Acts)Contracts Let After 1/18/09
05-09FM 1-T 166Bulk Specific Gravity of Hot Mix Asphalt SpecimensOn-Going Projects
03-09330, 334, 337Warm Mix Asphalt UsageOn-Going Projects
01-09901-1.2Coarse Aggregate - Max Percent Passing the Minus 200 SieveAny current projects let under 2007 Standard Specifications
  2007 & 2008 DCE Memos 

Memo

Spec. #
Reference

Description

Contract Letting Referenced

25-08
334
Section 334 Truncated in July 2008 WorkbookProjects Let after July 2008
24-08
526
Spec Change for Architectural PaversProjects Let Prior to July 2009
23-08NAChanges in Sampling Testing & Reporting Guide (STRG)For all projects as needed
21-08
Index 20210
Substitution of Type Q Epoxy for Type F-2 Epoxy in U BeamsEffective January 2009
20-08Interim Index No. 860Aluminum Pedestrian/Bicycle Picket RailingContract let Prior to January 2009
19-08Index 11200 & 11860Changes to Index 11200, 11300 & 11860 of Design StandardsContract let Prior to July 2008
16-08NAPlacement of Detectable WarningsContract let Prior to January 2009
15-08649 & 700Bolting CriteriaOn-going projects
14-08400-14Compressive Strength Results to Determine Form RemovalOn-going projects
13-08004Scope of the WorkOn-going projects
07-08334Modified Density & Compaction of Superpave MixesOn-going projects
04-08400-5.7Stay-In-Place Metal Bridge Deck FormsContract let Prior to January 2009
01-08330-12.6Acceptance Testing for Pavement Smoothness by Laser ProfilerContracts Let January 2004 through December 2007
23-07981Sod NettingAll active projects
21-07942942-1 Round Rubber Gaskets for Pipe Joints
942-4 Profile Rubber Gaskets for Concrete Pipe Joint
Contracts let prior to July 2008
20-07346Use of 4x8 Inch Concrete CylindersAs applicable for contracts let prior to January 2008. 
18-07285Optional Base Course; 285-6.1 MeasurementsBeginning October 2007
03-07334Modified Independent Verification Procedure for AsphaltBeginning July, 2007
02-07975Structural Coating MaterialsAll active contracts
  2005 & 2006 DCE Memos 

Memo

Spec. #
Reference

Description

Contract Letting Referenced

25-06346Class IV Requirements to Drilled ShaftsOn-going projects as of Dec. 7, 2006
21-065-12.2.2
5-12.6.2.1
5-12.2.2 Claims for Delay Revisions
5-12.6.2.1 Compensation for Direct Costs Revisions
All projects let under Standard Specification w/ Supplemental Spec 005144SS & any current projects let under 2007 Standard Specifications
20-06Design-Build Specification 5-125-12.2.2 Claims for Delay
5-12.6.2.1 Compensation for Direct Costs
5-12.11 Exclusive Remedies
All Design-Build projects let prior to January 2007
19-06346Reduced Frequency for Acceptance TestsOn-going projects as of Sept. 1, 2006
18-06 Use of Alternative Emulsified Asphalt Tack Coat MaterialsOn-going projects as of July 27, 2006
17-06901Specification Change for Granitic Coarse Aggregate - Maximum Percent Passing the Minus 200 SieveBegins August 2006
15-06916Superpave PG Asphalt BinderBeginning July 2006
07-06DRB Specification 8-3.7.3eRevision of DRB Specification 8-3.7.3e, Dispute Review Board MembershipFor all projects
06-06649 & 700Change in Bolting Criteria for Structures Governed by Specification Sections 649 & 700All future & On-going projects as of
April 10, 2006
04-06334Hot Mix Asphalt QC Failures, Resuming Production OperationOn-going projects as of Feb. 26, 2006
03-06330Asphalt Roadway Cores in Non-Density AreasBeginning 02/2006
24-05 Substitution of #78 Coarse AggregateOn-going projects as of Sept. 28, 2005
23-05102Use of High Visibility Safety Apparel
(Orange Vest/Garments)
Prior to July 2006
22-05990Radar Speed Display Unit - Message DisplayPrior to January 2006
13-05994Certification of Sheeting for Signs Used in the Work ZonePrior to January 2006
    
  2003 & 2004 DCE Memos 

Memo

Spec. #
Reference

Description

Contract Letting Referenced¹

15-04009Spread Rate Adjustments for Pay
Lump Sum Contracts Only
01/2003 to 05/2004
14-04330Acceptance Testing for Pavement Smoothness by Laser ProfilerBeginning 01/2004
10-04347Class I Non-Structural Concrete - Minimum cementitious material content & max W/C Ratio6/23/04
Expires 9/30/04
06-04009Add Steel Index to ContractPrior to 02/2004
05-04334 & 285Cease Process of Redefining lots; Change the sub-article number in section 285-6.2Beginning 01/2004
30-03Index 715Use of Structures Design Standard Index 715
Type K Wall
Prior to 07/2004
16-03450Use of 4x8 in Compressive Strength Test CylindersPrior to 01/2004
14-03008Regional Disputes Review Board PaymentsPrior to 01/2003
12-03916Asphalt Binders w/ Positive Spot Test ResultsAsphalt placed from 4/1/03 thru 07/31/03
09-03009Asphalt Binder for Design-Build Contracts
Design-Build Contracts Only
For Contracts that did not include bituminous adjustment
07-03461Multi-Rotational BearingPrior to 01/2004
06-03334Acceptance of Asphalt Mix at the Plant07/02 thru 06/03
04-03102 & 710Painting Pavement MarkingsBeginning 07/00
03-03200Rock Base Density07/02 thru 06/03
01-03455Compensation for Preformed Pile HolesPrior to 07/03
31-02283Compacting & Finishing Base07/02 thru 06/03
28-02334Composite Pay Factor Adjustment for Superpave07/02 thru 06/03
17-02007Payment for Replacement of Vehicular Attenuators Design-Build Projects OnlyPrior to 01/2003
¹ Except for Memo Numbers 09-03 & 12-03