WEB LINKS WITHIN IMPLEMENTED SPECIAL PROVISIONS

Spec Book
Section Number

Topic

Description

2
Proposal Requirements and Conditions

Qualification of Bidders

ARTICLE 2-1 Qualification of Bidders. The Business Development Initiative is performed under the authorization granted to the Department by Section 337.025 Florida Statutes. Bidders must be a small business as defined by the Department. A listing of the small business size standards can be found at

https://www.fdot.gov/equalopportunity/sizestandards.shtm.

 

Examination of Contract Documents and Site of Work

ARTICLE 2-4 Examination of Contract Documents and Site of Work. Direct all questions to the Department by posting them to the Department's website at the following URL address: https://fdotwp1.dot.state.fl.us/BidQuestionsAndAnswers/Proposal.aspx/SearchProposal/.

7
Legal Requirements and Responsibilities to the Public

FHWA 1273

SUBARTICLE 7-1.1 The FHWA-1273 Electronic version, dated May 1, 2012 is posted on the Department's website at the following URL address:https://www.fdot.gov/programmanagement/Implemented/URLinSpecs/Files/FHWA1273.pdf.

Permits and Utility Work Schedules

SUBARTICLE 7-2.1 General: All Permits procured by the Department are posted on the Department's website at the following URL address: https://ftp.fdot.gov/public/folder/HkSWlK59G0qRNsAJUh3xXg/permitsandorutilityworkschedules.

DEP Permit

SUBARTICLE 7-2.2 Work or Structures in Navigable Waters of the U.S., Waters of the U.S., and Waters of the State: The "State of Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Generic Permit for Stormwater Discharge from Large and Small Construction Activities" applies to this Contract. Obtain a copy of the permit through the Department's website and comply with the requirements of the permit. The URL for obtaining a copy of the permit is http://http://www.dep.state.fl.us/water/stormwater/npdes/permits_forms.htm.

Operations Within Railroad Right-of-Way

SUBARTICLE 7-11.4.2: Contractor's Responsibilities: Comply with CSXT Construction Submission Criteria and the Construction sections of the CSXT Pipeline and Wireline Design and Construction Standards found at the following URL: http://www.fdot.gov/programmanagement/Implemented/URLinSpecs/CSXT.shtm.

SUBARTICLE 7-11.4.2.2 Northfolk Southern (NS): Comply with the NS Special Provisions for Protection of Railway Interests (Appendix E) and the Construction Requirements (Appendix 4.3) of the NS Public Projects Manual document prior to beginning and during all work. These documents are available at the following URL: http://www.nscorp.com/content/dam/nscorp/ship/shipping-tools/Public_Projects_Manual.pdf with supporting documentation as defined and detailed by the applicable Specifications and Design Standards.

Permits and Utility Work Schedules

SUBARTICLE 7-11.5.3 Utility Adjustments: The utility work which will be accomplished concurrently with the highway construction Contract will involve facilities owned by other agencies. Utility Schedules (Utility Relocation and/or Work Schedules) for these agencies are posted on the Department's website at the following URL address:
https://ftp.fdot.gov/public/folder/HkSWlK59G0qRNsAJUh3xXg/permitsandorutilityworkschedules.

Florida Gas Transmission Company

SUBARTICLE 7-11.5.5.2 FGT Encroachment Agreements: In addition to the requirements of 7-11.5.5.2.1, do not enter into the Encroachment Area until the FGT representative is present. Comply with the requirements of the FGT representative to safeguard FGT’s property and operations. Specifically, comply with the Engineering and Construction Specifications in Attachment C of the FDOT/FGT Encroachment Agreement for this project. These documents are available at the following URL: 
https://www.fdot.gov/programmanagement/utilities/fgt-encroach-agreements.shtm

9
Measurement and Payment - Lump Sum

Fuel Adjustments

SUBARTICLE 9-2.1.1 Fuels: Average price indices for gasoline and diesel will be available on the State Construction Office website before the 15th of each month at the following URL:
https://www.fdot.gov/construction/fuel-bit/fuel-bit.shtm.

.....Gallons will be derived only from the established Standard Fuel Factor list posted on the State Construction Office website at the following URL:
https://www.fdot.gov/construction/fuel-bit/fuel-bit.shtm.


Payment will be based on the quantities shown on the Contractor’s Certified Monthly Estimate on all items for which established standard fuel factors are posted on the State Construction Office website at the following URL:
https://www.fdot.gov/construction/fuel-bit/fuel-bit.shtm.

Bituminous Material Adjustments

SUBARTICLE 9-2.1.2 Bituminous Material: The API will be available on the State Construction Office website before the 15th of each month at the following URL: https://www.fdot.gov/construction/fuel-bit/fuel-bit.shtm.

110
Clearing and Grubbing

Asbestos Containing Materials

SUBARTICLE 110-6.6 Asbestos Containing Materials (ACM) Identified Prior to the Work: Certain area(s) within the limits of this project have been identified as containing asbestos and are delineated on the plans. The asbestos type and levels, when known, are in the specifications or in an asbestos abatement plan posted on the Department’s website at the following URL address: https://ftp.fdot.gov/public/folder/HkSWlK59G0qRNsAJUh3xXg/permitsandorutilityworkschedules.

120
Excavation and Embankment

Identified Areas of Contamination

SUBARTICLE 120-1.3 Identified Areas of Contamination: Certain area(s) within the limits of this project have been identified as contaminated and are delineated on the plans. The contamination type and levels, when known, are in the specifications or in a contamination assessment report posted on the department’s website at the following URL address: https://ftp.fdot.gov/public/folder/HkSWlK59G0qRNsAJUh3xXg/permitsandorutilityworkschedules.


WEB LINKS WITHIN IMPLEMENTED SPECIFICATIONS

Spec Book
Section Number

Topic

Description

2
Proposal Requirements and Conditions

Proposal             

SUBARTICLE 2-2.2 Department Modifications to Contract Documents. Modifications to any Contract Documents will be posted on the Department's website at the following URL address:
https://www.fdot.gov/contracts/Lettings/Letting-Project-Info.shtm

6
Control of Materials             
Approved Product List (APL)             

SUBARTICLE 6-1.3.1 Producer Certification: Manufacturers may obtain sample APL Certification form on the Department's website at the following URL: 
https://www.fdot.gov/materials/administration/resources/library/publications/certifications/sampleforms.shtm 

SUBARTICLE 6-1.3.1.1 Approved Products List: Manufacturers seeking to have a product evaluated for the APL must submit a product evaluation application, available on the Department's website at the following URL: 
https://www.fdot.gov/programmanagement/ProductEvaluation/Default.shtm with supporting documentation as defined and detailed by the applicable Specifications and Design Standards. 

SUBARTICLE 6-1.3.1.1 Manufacturers must re-quality APL products for approval on or before the product's original approval anniversary date. The APL requalification schedule and criteria are available on the Department's website at the following URL: https://www.fdot.gov/programmanagement/ProductEvaluation/Default.shtm. The Department will consider failure to perform these actions as sufficient evidence that the properties of the product have changed, and the Department may remove the product from the APL.       

7
Legal Requirements and Responsibilities to the Public             
 Executive Order 11246SUBARTICLE 7-1.1 General: The Executive Order 11246 Electronic version, dated September 24, 1965 is posted on the Department's website at the following URL address:
https://fdotwww.blob.core.windows.net/sitefinity/docs/default-source/programmanagement/implemented/urlinspecs/files/deo112468a91904c88e94148b94569982fdff3d2.pdf?sfvrsn=6b78d1d6_2            
 Endangered Wildlife GuidelinesSUBARTICLE 7-1.4 Compliance with Federal Endangered Species Act and other Wildlife Regulations: These guidelines are posted at the following URL address: 
https://fdotwww.blob.core.windows.net/sitefinity/docs/default-source/programmanagement/implemented/urlinspecs/files/endangeredwildlifeguidelines.pdf?sfvrsn=e27baf3f_4
 Insecticides and HerbicidesSUBARTICLE 7-1.4 Insecticides and Herbicides: Use products found on the following website, http://state.ceris.purdue.edu/, approved by the Florida Department of Agriculture for in the State of Florida.
9
Measurement and Payment             

 Fuel Adjustments

SUBARTICLE 9-2.1.1 Fuels: Price indexes will be determined by the Department and will be available on the Construction Office website before the 15th of each month, at the following URL:
https://www.fdot.gov/construction/fuel-bit/fuel-bit.shtm

 Bituminous Material AdjustmentsSUBARTICLE 9-2.1.2 Bituminous Material: The API will be available on the State Construction Office website before the 15th of each month at the following URL: https://www.fdot.gov/construction/fuel-bit/fuel-bit.shtm.
102 Maintenance of Traffic              Temporary Traffic Control Devices - Installation and MaintenanceSUBARTICLE 102-9.1 Pedestrian longitudinal channeling devices (LCDs) must meet the classification category of Acceptable as defined in the Pedestrian LCD Evaluation Guide, which may be viewed at the following URL address:
https://fdotwww.blob.core.windows.net/sitefinity/docs/default-source/programmanagement/implemented/urlinspecs/files/docs/default-source/content-docs/programmanagement/implemented/urlinspecs/files/temporaryconcretebarrierguide.pdf.pdf?sfvrsn=343b4c97_10
Pedestrian longitudinal channelizing devices (LCDs) must meet the classification category of Acceptable as defined in the Pedestrian LCD Evaluation Guide, which may be viewed at the following URL: 
https://fdotwww.blob.core.windows.net/sitefinity/docs/default-source/programmanagement/implemented/urlinspecs/files/lcdevaluationguide.pdf?sfvrsn=166e0f16_2.
 104
Prevention, Control, and Abatement of Erosion and Water Pollution
 State of Florida Erosion and Sediment Control Designer and Reviewer Manual (E&SC)

SUBARTICLE 104-6.2 Incorporation of Erosion and Sediment Control Features: An electronic version of the Erosion and Sediment Control Manual can be found at the following URL: 
https://www.fdot.gov/programmanagement/Implemented/URLinSpecs/FLErosionSedimentManual.shtm

 105
Contractor Quality Control General Requirements
 Flexible PipeSUBARTICLE 105-4.4 Compliance with the Materials Manual. Producers of Flexible Pipe shall meet the requirements of Section 6.1, Volume II of the Department's Materials Manual, which may be viewed at the following URL: https://www.fdot.gov/programmanagement/Implemented/URLinSpecs/Section61V2.shtm.
 Precast Concrete PipeProducers of Precast Concrete Pipe shall meet the requirements of Section 6.2, Volume II of the Department's Materials Manual, which may be viewed at the following URL: https://www.fdot.gov/programmanagement/Implemented/URLinSpecs/Section62V2.shtm .
 Precast Concrete Drainage StructuresProducers of Precast Concrete Drainage Structures shall meet the requirements of Section 6.3, Volume II of the Department's Materials Manual, which may be viewed at the following URL: https://www.fdot.gov/programmanagement/Implemented/URLinSpecs/Section63V2.shtm.
Precast/Prestressed Concrete ProductsProducers of Precast/Prestressed Concrete Products shall meet the requirements of Sections 8.1 and 8.3 of the Department's Materials Manual, which may be viewed at the following URLs: https://www.fdot.gov/programmanagement/Implemented/URLinSpecs/Section81V1.shtm.

https://www.fdot.gov/programmanagement/Implemented/URLinSpecs/Section83V2.shtm

Precast/Prestressed Concrete Products using Self Consolidating ConcreteProducers of Precast Prestressed Concrete Products using Self Consolidating Concrete shall meet the requirements of Section 8.4, Volume II of the Department's Materials Manual, which may be viewed at the following URL: https://www.fdot.gov/programmanagement/Implemented/URLinSpecs/Section84V2.shtm .
Incidental Precast/Prestressed Concrete ProductsProducers of Incidental Precast/Prestressed Concrete Products shall meet the requirements of Section 8.2, Volume II of the Department's Materials Manual, which may be viewed at the following URL: https://www.fdot.gov/programmanagement/Implemented/URLinSpecs/Section82V2.shtm .
Portland Cement ConcreteProducers of Portland Cement Concrete shall meet the requirements of Section 9.2, Volume II of the Department's Materials Manual, which may be viewed at the following URL: https://www.fdot.gov/programmanagement/Implemented/URLinSpecs/Section92V2.shtm .
Structural Steel and Miscellaneous Metal ComponentsProducers of Structural Steel and Miscellaneous Metal Components shall meet the requirements of Sections 11.1, 11.2, 11.3, 11.4, 11.5 and 11.6 of the Department's Materials Manual, which may be viewed at the following URLs:

https://www.fdot.gov/programmanagement/Implemented/URLinSpecs/Section111V1.shtm,

https://www.fdot.gov/programmanagement/Implemented/URLinSpecs/Section112V2.shtm. ,
https://www.fdot.gov/programmanagement/Implemented/URLinSpecs/Section113V2.shtm. , https://www.fdot.gov/programmanagement/Implemented/URLinSpecs/Section114V2.shtm, https://www.fdot.gov/programmanagement/Implemented/URLinSpecs/Section115V2.shtm. , and https://www.fdot.gov/programmanagement/Implemented/URLinSpecs/Section116V2.shtm.
Fiber Reinforced Polymer CompositesProducers of Fiber Reinforced Polymer Composites shall meet the requirements of Sections 12.1, Volume II of the Department's Materials Manual, which may be viewed at the following URLs: https://www.fdot.gov/programmanagement/Implemented/URLinSpecs/Section121V2.shtm
Worksite Traffic Supervisor SUBARTICLE 105-8.3 Temporary Traffic Control (Maintenance of Traffic) Personnel: Worksite Traffic Supervisors, flaggers, and other personnel responsible for work zone related transportation management and traffic control must obtain training and certification in accordance with the Department’s Temporary Traffic Control (Maintenance of Traffic) Training Handbook located at the following URL address: https://www.fdot.gov/roadway/TTC/Default.shtm.
Prestressed Concrete Plant Quality Control PersonnelSUBARTICLE 105-8.8.The list of Department approved courses and their accredited providers is available on the SMO website at the following URL: https://www.fdot.gov/materials/administration/resources/training/structural/concrete-prestressed.shtm .
Pipe and Precast Concrete Products Manufacturing Facilities Quality Control (QC) PersonnelSUBARTICLE 105-8.9. The list of Department approved courses and their accredited providers is available on the SMO website at the following URL: https://www.fdot.gov/materials/administration/resources/training/structural/index.shtm .
 200
Rock Base
 Acceptance ProgramSUBARTICLE 200-7.2.3 Pit Proctor:... For posting of Mines and Pit Proctors for each calendar quarter, refer to the State Materials Office internet website at which may be view at the following URL: https://www.fdot.gov/materials/ .
 288
Cement Treated Permeable Base
 Control of QualitySUBARTICLE 288-3.1 General: Meet the provisions of this Section and Chapter 9.2 of the Materials Manual - Concrete Production Facilities Guidelines, which may be view at the following URL: https://www.fdot.gov/programmanagement/Implemented/URLinSpecs/Section92V2.shtm.
 330
Hot Mix Asphalt - General Construction Requirements
 Surface RequirementsSUBARTICLE 330-9.2 Texture of the Finished Surface of Paving Layers: Produce a finished surface of uniform texture and compaction with no pulled, torn, raveled, crushed or loosened portions and free of segregation, bleeding, flushing, sand streaks, sand spots, or ripples. Some examples of pavement deficiencies are displayed at the following URL: https://www.fdot.gov/programmanagement/Implemented/URLinSpecs/Pavement.shtm
 334
Superpave Asphalt Concrete
 MaterialsSUBARTICLE 334-3.2.1 General: Warm mix technologies (additives, foaming techniques, etc.) listed on the Department's website may be used in the production of the mix. The URL for obtaining this information, if available, is: https://www.fdot.gov/materials/mac/production/warmmixasphalt/ .
 337
Asphalt Concrete Friction Courses
 Materials SUBARTICLE 337-2.1 General Requirements: Meet the requirements specified in Division III as modified herein. The Engineer will base continuing approval of material sources on field performance. Warm mix technologies (additives, foaming techniques, etc.) listed on the Department's website may be used in the production of the mix. The URL for obtaining this information, if available, is:

https://www.fdot.gov/materials/mac/production/warmmixasphalt/.

 Aggregates - FC-5SUBARTICLE 337-3.2.1.1 Aggregates: A list of aggregates approved for use in friction course may be available on the Department's website. The URL for obtaining this information, if available, is: https://mac.fdot.gov .
 Aggregates - FC-9.5 and FC-12.5SUBARTICLE 337-3.2.2.1 Aggregates: A list of aggregates approved for use in friction course may be available on the Department's website. The URL for obtaining this information, if available, is: https://mac.fdot.gov .
 338
Value Added Asphalt Pavement
 Category 1 Pavement SUBARTICLE 338-5.2 Category 1 Pavement: (8) Raveling, Delamination, Pot holes, Slippage: As defined and determined by the Engineer in accordance with the examples displayed at the following URL:

https://www.fdot.gov/programmanagement/Implemented/URLinSpecs/Pavement.shtm

and (9) Bleeding: Bleeding to be determined as defined and determined by the Engineer in accordance with the examples displayed at the following URL: https://www.fdot.gov/programmanagement/Implemented/URLinSpecs/Pavement.shtm .
 430
Pipe Culverts
 Final Pipe InspectionSUBARTICLE 430-4.8 Final Pipe Inspection: Laser profiling and measurement technology must be certified by the company performing the work to be in compliance with the calibration criteria posted at: https://www.fdot.gov/construction/Engineers/Environment/Laser.shtm . Reports may be submitted in electronic media if approved by the Engineer.
 449
Precast Concrete Drainage Products
 Rubber Gaskets UsedSUBARTICLE 449-5.2 When Rubber Gaskets are Used: Ensure that the pipe joints have been tested at the plant hydrostatically and shown to meet the requirements of Section 6.2 of the Materials Manual, which is available at the following URL: https://www.fdot.gov/programmanagement/Implemented/URLinSpecs/Section62V2.shtm .
 455
Structures Foundations
Polymer Slurry Poducts for Drilled Shaft ConstructionSUBARTICLE 455-15.8.3 Polymer Slurry: Materials manufactured expressly for use as polymer slurry for drilled shafts that meet the requirements of this Section may be used as slurry for drilled shaft excavations. A representative of the manufacturer must be on-site or available for immediate contact to assist and guide the construction of the first three drilled shafts at no additional cost to the Department. This representative must also be available for on site assistance or immediate contact if problems are encountered during the construction of the remaining drilled shafts as determined by the Engineer. Use polymer slurry only if the soils below the casing are not classified as organic, and the pH of the fluid in the hole can be maintained in accordance with the manufacturer’s published recommendations. Submit the SDS for the product, the manufacturer’s published mixing procedures, and the manufacturer’s published range of values for pH and viscosity of the mixed slurry. Submit a report in accordance with Section 2.4, Volume II of the Department’s Material Manual, which may be viewed at the following URL: https://www.fdot.gov/programmanagement/Implemented/URLinSpecs/Section24V2.shtm .
 523
Patterned Pavement
 Approved Product ListSUBARTICLE 523-2.2 Approved Product List (APL): ...6. For products proposed for use as a bike lane application, independent testing verifying that the material can meet the color as identified in the April 15, 2011, Interim Approval for Optional use of Green Colored Pavement for Bike Lanes, Interim Approval (IA-14) Memorandum Valid Under the 2009 MUTCD 
https://mutcd.fhwa.dot.gov/resources/interim_approval/ia14/index.htm.
 570
Performance Turf
 Turf EstablishmentARTICLE 570-4 Turf Establishment. Monitor turf areas and remove all competing vegetation, pest plants, and noxious weeds (as listed by the Florida Exotic Pest Plant Council, Category I "List of Invasive Species", Current Edition, https://www.fleppc.org).
 611
Acceptance Procedures for Traffic Control Signals and Devices
 As-Built DocumentationSUBARTICLE 611-2.3 As-Built Documentation: As a condition precedent to acceptance under 611-2.1 or 611-2.2, submit as-built drawings for all installations, signed and sealed by a Professional Engineer or Professional Surveyor and Mapper registered in the State of Florida, along with supplemental as-built information using Feature Import Templates used for the Department’s ITS Facility Management (ITSFM) System. Feature Import Templates can be found on the Department’s web site: https://www.fdot.gov/traffic/ITSFM/index.shtml.
 649
Galvanized Steel Strain Poles, Mast Arms and Monotube Assemblies
 Inspection FormsSUBARTICLE 649-4.3.2 Responsible Party Warranty: ... This list may be viewed on the Department's website at the following URL: https://www.fdot.gov/construction/Engineers/PaintedPoleSuppliers.shtm.
 671
Traffic Controllers
 MaterialsSUBARTICLE 671-2 Traffic Controllers: ... All controllers must 

Capture all mandatory event-based data elements listed in supplemental requirement SR-671-2, Supplemental Traffic Controller High Resolution Data Logging Requirements, as published on the Department’s State Traffic Engineering and Operations Office website at the following URL:

https://www.fdot.gov/traffic/Traf-Sys/Product-Specifications.shtm
 676
Traffic Cabinets
 MaterialsSUBARTICLE 676-2.3 Type 170 Traffic Signal Controller Cabinets: …Cabinets must comply with figures for traffic control signals and devices available on the Department’s website at the following URL: https://www.fdot.gov/traffic/Traf_Sys/Product-Specifications.shtm
 682
Video Equipment
 MaterialsSUBARTICLE 682-1.2.5 Communication: All CCTV cameras must support the National Transportation Communications for ITS Protocol (NTCIP) 1205 v1.08.…Ccamera must implement all objects, operations, and commands required by SR-682-1.2.1-01, Supplemental CCTV Camera NTCIP and ONVIF Requirements,as published on the Department’s State Traffic Engineering and Operations Office website at the following URL: https://www.fdot.gov/traffic/Traf_Sys/Product-Specifications.shtm
 695
Traffic Monitoring Site Equipment and Materials
 Functional RequirementsSUBARTICLE 695-4.2.4 Functional Requirements:... 4. Classification by lane in vehicle type by axle class in 15 bins (minimum) in accordance with FHWA Classification Scheme “F” in Florida’s Traffic Forecasting Handbook, Chapter 2, Figure 2.2 which can be accessed on the Department’s website at the following URL:
https://fdotwww.blob.core.windows.net/sitefinity/docs/default-source/content/planning/systems/programs/sm/ptf/docs/ptf_handbook_2014.pdf?sfvrsn=a62d347d_0
 700
Highway Signing
Dynamic Message Signs (DMS)SUBARTICLE 700-4.10 TMC Communication Specification for all DMS:..... Ensure that the software implements all mandatory objects in the supplemental requirement SR-700-4.1.1, Dynamic Message Sign NTCIP Requirements, as published on the Department’s State Traffic Engineering and Operations Office web site at the following URL: https://www.fdot.gov/traffic/Traf-Sys/Product-Specifications.shtm.
 Electronic Regulatory Signs (ERS)SUBARTICLE 700-5.2.9.3 Configuration and Management Requirements for Variable Speed Limit ERS:... Ensure that the sign controller is addressable through an Ethernet communication network using software that complies with the NTCIP requirements published online by the Florida Department of Transportation Traffic Engineering Research Laboratory at: https://www.fdot.gov/traffic/.
 916
Bituminous Material
Compliance with the Materials ManualSUBARTICLE 916-2.2 Compliance with the Materials Manual: Producers of Superpave PG binders shall meet the requirements of Section 3.5, Volume II of the Department's Material Manual, which may be viewed at the following URL: https://www.fdot.gov/programmanagement/Implemented/URLinSpecs/Section35V2.shtm.

SUBARTICLE 916-3.1 Compliance with the Materials Manual: Producers of asphalt emulsions shall meet the requirements of Section 3.4, Volume II of the Department's Material Manual, which may be viewed at the following URL: https://www.fdot.gov/programmanagement/Implemented/URLinSpecs/Section34V2.shtm.
 981
Turf Materials
 Turf EstablishmentARTICLE 981-1 General: All seed, sod and mulch shall be free of noxious weeds and exotic pest plants, plant parts or seed listed in the current Category I "List of Invasive Species" from the Florida Exotic Pest Plant Council (FLEPPC, http://www.fleppc.org).