Question 1:  How do I purchase the "Standard Specifications for Road and Bridge Construction"?

Beginning January 2013, the Standard Specifications for Road and Bridge Construction are implemented/published in electronic version only (at no cost) and may be found on the Specifications home web page.

 

The "Standard Specifications for Road and Bridge Construction" bound books published prior to 2013, may be purchased from the Maps and Publications Office (http://www.fdot.gov/publications/) while supplies last, or may viewed on-line and printed as needed at no charge online at the Specifications Office website.

 


Question 2:  How do I stay informed, review, and comment on specification changes?

The easiest way to stay informed, review, and comment on proposed changes is on the Specifications Office website. The "Industry Review" link and "Track the Status of Proposed Revisions" link provide background information on proposed changes, comments, responses, and the latest version. If you comment on a proposed change, the response will be posted on the website. A response is not typically sent directly to the person making the comment.

 

http://www.fdot.gov/programmanagement/Specs.shtm

 

Finding the history of a change


Question 3:  How do I research the history of a specification change?

This information is available on the Specifications Office website using the links on the Specifications Library web page by clicking on the link for the "Book and Implemented Revisions", as appropriate; or by looking at the "Workbook History" for the appropriate time period. These pages are found on the Standard Specification Library web page.

 


Question 4:  How do I receive the required Specifications Package Preparation Training for Consultants?

Dates, times, and locations for this training along with other training opportunities are announced on the Specifications Office website Specification Package Preparation Training for Consultant Firms

 


Question 5:  What specifications do I use for a Local Agency Program (LAP) project?

This depends on whether the roadway is on or off the State Highway System. Rules and guidelines are provided under the Local Agency Specifications link on the Specifications Office website.

 


Question 6:  How do I contact individuals within the Central and District Specifications Offices?

The "Staff Directory" link on the Specifications Office web home page provides contact information for Central Office and District Offices.