Developmental Specifications

 

Developmental Specifications are specifications developed around a new process, procedure, or material approved for limited use by the State Program Management Office. These specifications are signed and sealed by the professional engineer responsible for authorizing their use and monitoring their performance in the field. A list of projects where the specification has been used is provided.

 

NOTE: Developmental Specifications must be requested from the District Specifications Office, for approval by the CO Specifications Office, on a project by project basis.

 

** Additional information may be found on the Innovative Products List (IPL).

Title Monitor Developmental Specification
(** IPL)
Developmental Design Standard
BUILD FINANCE
Build-Finance
These specifications apply to projects to be built and financed by the Contractor.
NOTE: Must be used with Developmental Specification Dev005BF.
Dan Hurtado Dev003BF N/A
Build-Finance
These specifications apply to projects to be built and financed by the Contractor.
NOTE: Must be used with Developmental Specification Dev003BF.
Dan Hurtado Dev005BF
ADMINISTRATION
Award and Execution of Contract - Contractor's Records - Escrowing of Bid Documents
(New Article 3-8 dealing with Escrow agreements. For projects in excess of $20,000,000.00), when authorized by the State Construction Engineer.
Dan Hurtado Dev003 N/A
CONSTRUCTION OPERATIONS
Prevention, Control, and Abatement of Erosion and Water Pollution
Provides Lump Sum payment to the Contractor for providing measures for the prevention, control, and abatement of erosion and water pollution using Best Management Practices.
Dan Hurtado Dev104

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N/A
Prevention, Control, and Abatement of Erosion and Water Pollution - Design Build
Provides for the use of Best Management Practices for the prevention, control, and abatement of erosion and water pollution in a Design Build Contract..
Dan Hurtado Dev104DB
EARTHWORK AND RELATED OPERATIONS
Shallow Subsurface Polyurethane Injection
Provides the material and construction requirements for injecting polyurethane to fill voids, seal drainage structures and nonstructural wall openings, lift roadway panels and approach slabs and correct pavement alignment issues.
Larry Jones Dev173

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N/A
Stabilized Subbase for Rigid Pavement
Provides the material and construction requirements for placing a stabilized subbase under rigid pavement.
Dan Hurtado Dev180 N/A
BASE COURSES
Dense Graded Asphalt Base below Portland Cement Concrete Pavements
Provides the material and construction requirements for placing dense graded asphalt base course below Portland cement concrete.
Greg Sholar Dev234AB N/A
BITUMINOUS TREATMENTS, SURFACE COURSES AND CONCRETE PAVEMENT
Bituminous Crack and Joint Sealing
Clean and seal joints and cracks in asphalt concrete roadway surfaces using the Cut and Seal method or the Crack Fill method.
Rhonda Taylor Dev305

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N/A
Covering Existing Pavement Markings with Sand Seal Coat
(Applying a sand seal coat comprised of a bituminous material, followed by a sand cover material to cover existing pavement.)
Dan Hurtado Dev311 N/A
Safety Edge (For use 1/12 and forward)
Construct a pavement safety edge by attaching a device to the screed of the paver to confine and extrude the asphalt material at the end gate to create a compacted wedge shape pavement edge as detailed in the Plans.
NOTE: Must have prior approval from the State Roadway Design Engineer.
Richard Hewitt Dev330SE

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N/A
 
Reworked Asphalt Concrete Pavement
Construct a reworked asphalt pavement layer using milling and plant-produced hot-mix asphalt or the hot-in-place recycling process, subject to a three year warranty period.
NOTE: Dev338B must be used with this specification. Use SP0080308SDRB Statewide Disputes Review Board with Dev324 and Dev338B.
Greg Sholar/Rhonda Taylor Dev324 N/A
Value Added Reworked Asphalt Concrete Pavement
Construct a reworked asphalt pavement layer using milling and plant-produced hot-mix asphalt or the hot-in-place recycling process, subject to a three year warranty period.
NOTE: Use with Dev324. Use SP0080308SDRB Statewide Disputes Review Board with Dev324 and Dev338B.
Greg Sholar/Rhonda Taylor Dev338B
Repaved Asphalt Concrete Pavement
Construct a reworked asphalt pavement layer by milling and constructing a binder course layer and friction course layer using a paving machine capable of reworking the existing asphalt and placing plant-produced hot-mix asphalt simultaneously, subject to a five year warranty period.
NOTE: Dev338C must be used with this specification. Use SP0080308SDRB Statewide Disputes Review Board with Dev325 and Dev338C.
Greg Sholar/Rhonda Taylor Dev325 N/A
Value Added Repaved Asphalt Concrete Pavement
Construct a reworked asphalt pavement layer by milling and constructing a binder course layer and friction course layer using a paving machine capable of reworking the existing asphalt and placing plant-produced hot-mix asphalt simultaneously, subject to a five year warranty period.
NOTE: Use with Dev325. Use SP0080308SDRB Statewide Disputes Review Board with Dev325 and Dev338C.
Greg Sholar/Rhonda Taylor Dev338C
 
Hot Mix Asphalt - Plant Methods and Equipment - Ticketless Asphalt
Use with Dev330TA.
Richard Hewitt Dev320TA

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N/A
Hot Mix Asphalt - General Construction Requirements - Ticketless Asphalt
Use with Dev320TA.
Richard Hewitt Dev330TA

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Milling of Existing Asphalt Pavement - Restricted Milling Operations
Milling operations are restricted to only that area which can be milled and resurfaced with structural course within the same work operation and prior to opening to traffic.
Provide justification as to why same-day paving is required.
Richard Hewitt Dev327SDP

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N/A
 
Hot Mix Asphalt - General Construction Requirements
Allows the use of Type SP-4.75 and FC-4.75 mixtures.
Use with Dev334-475mix and Dev337-475mix.
Greg Sholar Dev330-475mix

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N/A
Superpave Asphalt Concrete
Allows the use of Type SP-4.75 and FC-4.75 mixtures.
Use with Dev330-475mix and Dev337-475mix.
Greg Sholar Dev334-475mix

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Asphalt Concrete Friction Courses
Allows the use of Type SP-4.75 and FC-4.75 mixtures.
Use with Dev330-475mix and Dev334-475mix.
Greg Sholar Dev337-475mix

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Bituminous Patching Material
Repair spalled areas, raveled areas, cracks, potholes, rumble strips, and/or joints on asphalt pavements using a steel fiber reinforced, polymer modified bituminous patching material, bulking aggregates, and final surface aggregates, as specified below.
Howard Moseley Dev331BPM

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N/A
High Density Mineral Bond (HDMB) 
For use on limited access shoulders, parking areas, and shared use paths. Do not use on interstate shoulders designated for emergency shoulder use. Engineers should carefully consider the friction requirements of their project when considering the use of this Specification.
 Howard Moseley  Dev318HDMB**

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 N/A
High Friction Surface Treatment
This work consists of furnishing and applying a high friction surfacing system in accordance with this Section and in conformity with the lines and details shown on the plans
Please contact Charles Holzschuher for project specific requirements to use DEV333.
Charles Holzschuher Dev333

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N/A
Superpave Asphalt Concrete - Reinforcing Fiber in Asphalt Greg Sholar Dev 334RFA-FORTA

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N/A
Superpave Asphalt Concrete - Reinforcing Fiber in Asphalt Greg Sholar DEV 334RFA-ACE

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Super Pave Asphatic Concrete - Fuel Resistant Asphalt. Greg Sholar  Dev334FRA N/A
Asphalt Concrete Friction Courses - Fuel Resistant Asphalt. Greg Sholar  Dev337FRA N/A
Bituminous Materials - Fuel Resistant Asphalt  Greg Sholar   Dev916FRA N/A
Micro-Surfacing
This specification calls for the placement of a mixture of polymer modified asphalt emulsion, aggregate, mineral filler, water, and other additives that will produce a skid resistant surface in variable thickness sections.
Greg Sholar Dev335 N/A
Micro-Surfacing for Rumble Striping
Construct a micro surfacing mixture for placement into rumble striping depressions.
Greg Sholar Dev335RS

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N/A
Asphalt Concrete Friction Courses - Acceptance Options Greg Sholar Dev337BAFC N/A
Open Graded Crack Relief Layer
Construct an open graded crack relief layer with the type of mixture specified.
Greg Sholar Dev340

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N/A
Fiber Reinforced Concrete
Calls for the use of Fiber Reinforced Concrete using either polymeric fibers or steel fibers in concrete bridge decks on prestressed concrete slab units.
Jose Armenteros Dev346FRC

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IDDS-D20350
Portland Cement Concrete - Performance Concrete
Performance Concrete for inland and slightly to moderately aggressive environments.
Jose Armenteros Dev346PC N/A
Cement Concrete Pavement
Construct Portland cement concrete pavement in one course, on a prepared subgrade or base. Use either the fixed-form or the slip-form method of construction. Specific requirements for self-consolidating concrete. (Lump Sum)
Rich Hewitt Dev350LS N/A
Fiber reinforced Polymer Patching Material
Repair spalled areas, cracks, corner breaks, potholes, and joints on concrete pavements using a fiber reinforced polymer patching material, bulking aggregates, and final surface aggregates as specified below.
Tim Ruelke Dev351 N/A
STRUCTURES
Portland Cement Concrete - Florida Slab Beam Superstructure System Scott Arnold Dev346SRA

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IDDS-D20450
Precast Prestressed Concrete Construction - Florida Slab Beam Superstructure System Scott Arnold Dev450FSB

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Admixtures for Concrete Construction - Florida Slab Beam Superstructure System Scott Arnold Dev924SRA

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Ultra-High-Performance Concrete - Provide the materials and construction requirements for the use ultra-high-performance concrete.   Jose Armenteros Dev349UHPC
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 N/A
Prepackaged Ultra-High-Performance Concrete - Provide the material requirements for ultra-high-performance concrete.  Jose 
Armenteros 
Dev927UHPC
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 N/A
 
Epoxy Overlay for Sealing and High Friction Surface Treatment on Concrete Bridge Decks - Provide and apply an epoxy as an overlay system over concrete bridge decks. Patrick Upshaw Dev403

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N/A
 
Installation of Post-Installed Anchor Systems and Dowels for Structural Applications in Concrete Elements. 
This specification includes the use of Undercut Anchor Systems. Note: Use with Dev937.
Steven Nolan Dev416**

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N/A
Post-Installed Anchor Systems and Dowels for Structural Applications in Concrete Elements.
This specification includes the materials for the use of Undercut Anchor Systems. Note: Use with Dev416.
Steven Nolan Dev937**
 
Retractable Curb Inlet Screens and Drainage Structure Outlet Pipe Connection Screens 
Retractable Curb Inlet Screens are for use on roadways with a posted speed limit of 40 mph or less. Drainage Structure Outlet Pipe Connection Screens may be used independently from the retractable curb inlet screens.
Carl Spirio Dev425** N/A
Structures Foundations - Coating of Pile Indentations 
This specification calls for coating of indentations on prestressed concrete pile.
Note: Use with Developmental Design Standard 20603.
Rodrigo Herrera Dev455PIC

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IDDS-20603
Cross Hole Sonic Logging (CSL) Tubes 
This specification calls for Thermal Integrity Testing of Drilled Shafts.
Larry Jones Dev455Therm N/A
Auger Cast Piles Including Bridges
Furnish and install auger cast piles (ACP), also known as augered cast-in-place (ACIP) piles, used for supporting bridge structures.
Larry Jones Dev455ACP

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 N/A
Structures Foundations - Diesel Hammers 
This specification calls for Diesel Hammers. 
 Juan Castellanos Dev455DH  N/A
INCIDENTAL CONSTRUCTION
High Tension Cable Barrier System.
Furnish and install a high tension cable barrier system in accordance with the requirements of the Contract Documents and the manufacturer's recommendations.
Derwood Sheppard Dev540**

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N/A
Geosynthetic Reinforced Soil Abutments and Walls.
Construct geosynthetic reinforced soil abutments and walls (GRS) in accordance with this Section and in conformance with the lines, grades, design, and dimensions shown in the Contract Documents or established by the Engineer.
Larry Jones Dev549**

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IDDS-D6025
Temporary Geosynthetic Reinforced Soil Walls.
Construct temporary geosynthetic reinforced soil walls (GRS) in accordance with this Section and in conformance with the lines, grades, design, and dimensions shown in the Contract Documents or established by the Engineer.
Larry Jones Dev549TW**

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N/A
Fencing.
Use on jobs when Developmental Design Standard Index No. D-804 is called for in the Plans.
Richard Stepp Dev550

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IDDS-D804
Landscape Irrigation Sleeves.
Furnish and install landscape irrigation sleeves in accordance with the Plans and Developmental Standard Plans, Index D591-001.
 Jeff Caster Dev591

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D591-001
TRAFFIC CONTROL DEVICES
Warning Gate System.
Furnish and install a Warning Gate System (WGS) as shown in the Plans.
Derek Vollmer Dev655**

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N/A
Vehicle Detection System - Truck Parking Detection System.
Furnish and install a Truck Parking Detection System as shown in the Plans.
Derek Vollmer Dev660TPDS**

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N/A
Traffic Controller Accessories - Data Interface Monitoring System.
Furnish and install a Data Interface Monitoring System as shown in the Plans.
Alan El-Urfali Dev678DIMS**

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N/A
Road Weather Information System (RWIS)
Furnish and install a Road Weather Information System (RWIS) as shown in the Plans.
Alan El-Urfali Dev688**

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N/A
 
SIGNING, PAVEMENT MARKING, AND LIGHTING
 
   
Directional Tactile Walking Surface Indicators David Amato Dev528**
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 D528-001
Two Reactive Components Pavement Markings  Bryan Hubbard  Dev709
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Pavement Marking Materials  Bryan Hubbard  Dev971WSP
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 Integrated Multi-Polymer Pavement Markings  Edward Cashman  Dev712IMP

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 N/A
Integrated Multi-Polymer Pavement Marking Materials
Edward Cashman Dev971IMP

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N/A
Thermoplastic Pavement Markings - Green - Colored Pavement Markings.
Note: Use with Dev971GCPM and Dev523GCPM
Edward Cashman Dev711GCPM  
Pavement Marking Material - Green - Colored Pavement Markings.
Note: Use with Dev711GCPM and Dev523GCPM.
Edward Cashman Dev971GCPM  
Patterned Pavement - Green - Colored Pavement Markings.
Provide Pay Items that will be used in the "Additional Info" field ( i.e, Bicycle Lane, Bike Boxes, Two Stage)
Note: Use with Dev711GCPM and Dev971GCPM
Edward Cashman Dev523GCPM  
       
   
MATERIALS FOR PORTLAND CEMENT CONCRETE (STRUCTURAL, PAVEMENT AND MISCELLANEOUS)
Materials for Concrete Repair - Methyl Methacrylate (MMA) Polymer Materials for Concrete Repair
Methyl methacrylate (MMA) polymer materials used to repair concrete including defects or purposely placed openings in concrete elements.
Jose Armenteros Dev930MMA** N/A
Nonmetallic Accessory Materials for Concrete Pavement and Concrete Structures
A flexible, non-extruding, resilient type, closed cell polypropylene foam, preformed joint filler.
Tim Ruelke
Dev932**
N/A
 
METAL MATERIALS AND FABRICATION DETAILS FOR METAL ITEMS
Structural Steel and Miscellaneous Metal Items (Other than Aluminum)
When galvanizing is specified in the Contract Documents for ferrous metal products, other than fasteners and hardware items, provide galvanizing in accordance with the requirements of ASTM A123, Specifications for Zinc (Hot Dip Galvanized) Coatings on Iron and Steel Products or the requirements of ASTM A1059, Specification for Zinc Alloy Thermo-Diffusion Coatings (TDC) on Steel Fasteners, Hardware, and Other Products, as specified in the Contract Documents.
Ivan Lasa Dev962

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N/A
 
SIGNING, PAVEMENT MARKING, AND LIGHTING MATERIALS
Object Markers and Delineators - Express Lane Markers
High performance 36 inch express lane markers for use on managed lanes. 24 inch may be used when specified in the Plans.
Note: Please specify height of markers to be used on the project when requesting this Developmental Specification.
Jennifer Fortunas Dev993**

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N/A
Retroreflective and Non-reflective Sheeting and Sign Panel Fabrication (Digital Printing)
Requirements for retroreflective and non-reflective sheeting and sign panel materials and fabrication - digital printing.
Trey Tillander Dev994

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N/A