[Construction Manual] Construction Manual Updates-Manual Change Transmittal 12-3 Issued

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Mon Aug 27 14:20:59 PDT 2012

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Manual Change Transmittal (MCT) 12-3 has been issued for Construction
Manual Sections 4-16, 4-49, and 4-50. It is posted at:


MCT 12-3 has been incorporated into the 2001 version of the Construction
Manual [Complete Download] and the document has been posted with an August
2012 date. As each transmittal is incorporated, a new date will appear for
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Section 4-16, “Clearing and Grubbing”

   Updates section to align with 2010 Standard Specifications, including:
       Deletes requirement to treat scars resulting from removal of
       Deletes limitation on payment for clearing and grubbing.

Section 4-49, “Piling”

       Updates section to align with 2010 Standard Specifications,
          including changing SI units to US customary units.
       Eliminates CPD 03-4, “Pile Driving Acceptance Criteria,” because it
          is no longer needed.

Section 4-50, “Prestressing Concrete”

Updates reference to align with 2010 Standard Specifications.

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