[Construction Manual] Update-Please review and comment by October 5, 2012

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Tue Sep 25 15:00:19 PDT 2012


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We invite your review of incorporated content and feedback for draft
revisions to Construction Manual Sections 1-0, 1-1, 1-2, 1-3, 1-5, 4-56,
4-57, 4-59, and 4-91. Please comment by following the directions in the
"How to Comment" section of the website by Friday, October 5, 2012.

Manual sections have been revised as a result of Standard Specification,
policy, and procedural changes and may contain updated language,
information, corrections, and references. Bracketed Standard Specification
section numbers refer to the 2006 Standard Specifications. Changes have
been tracked in color and lines that are located in the margin indicate
text to be added, deleted, moved, or corrected. At this time, please
disregard pagination, formatting, and missing section sidebars.

Draft revised sections and summaries of changes to the sections (as listed
below) are posted on our website:

http://www.dot.ca.gov/hq/construc/constmanual/

Section 1-0, “Construction Manual Overview”

Updates information regarding procedure to change Construction Manual.

Updates terminology.

Section 1-1, “Construction Organization”

Updates terminology to match that currently used in the Construction
Manual.

Section 1-2, “Public Relations”

Updates terminology to match that currently used in the Construction
Manual.

Section 1-3, “Personnel Development”

Updates terminology to match that currently used in the Construction
Manual.

Section 1-5, “Field Expenses and Purchases”

Updates terminology to match that currently used in the Construction
Manual.

Provides updated link to Caltrans Acquisition Manual.

Deletes reference to obsolete Form FA-0202.

Section 4-56, “Signs”

Updates references to align with 2010 Standard Specifications.

Provides web address for applicable Structures manuals.

Eliminates CPD 01-15, "Overhead Sign Structures," because it is obsolete.

Section 4-57, “Wood and Plastic Lumber”

Updates references to align with 2010 Standard Specifications.

Updates section title to align with 2010 Standard Specifications.

Merges all content from Section 4-58 into this section to align with 2010
Standard Specifications, so that Section 4-58 can align with Section 58 of
the 2010 Standard Specifications.

Section 4-59, “Painting”

Includes web address for applicable Structures manuals.


Section 4-91, “Paint”

Updates terminology to match that currently used in the Construction
Manual.


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