2014 English Special Provisions Federal Aided Construction Required Check List

Last Update: Sunday, October 21, 2018 - 1:22:51 PM

Form FHWA-1273 - Required Contract Provisions. All Federal-Aid Projects (Rev. 5-12)
Wage Rates - All Construction Projects
SP000-001  PDF  RTF  Schedule of Liquidated Damages - Updates the schedule of liquidated damages. (2004 SP 000-2332). Required for all projects beginning with the November 2011 letting. Statewide Use.
SP000-002  PDF  RTF  Nondiscrimination - Provides for the inclusion of nondiscrimination clauses into every contract subject to Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. (2004 SP 000-2607). Statewide Use.
SP000-003  PDF  RTF  Certification of Nondiscrimination in Employment - Add certification of having had a previous contract or subcontract subject to the equal opportunity clause required by the Equal Employment Opportunity Regulations of the Secretary of Labor. (2004 SP 000-009). Required on Federal-Aid Construction projects. Statewide Use.
SP000-004  PDF  RTF  Notice of Requirement for Affirmative Action to Ensure Equal Employment Opportunity (Executive Order 11246)  - Establishes goals for minority and female participation in accordance with 41 CFR 60-4. (2004 SP 000-004) Required on Federal-Aid Construction projects. Statewide Use.
SP000-005  PDF  RTF  Standard Federal Equal Employment Opportunity Construction Contract Specifications - Provides for the inclusion of federal equal employment opportunity clauses as required by Executive Order 11246. (2004 SP 000-006). Required on all Federal-aid construction projects. Statewide Use.
SP000-006  PDF  RTF  On-the-Job Training Program - Revises the process by which training assignments are based. (2004 SP 000-2638). Required on all federal-aid construction projects beginning with the January 2014 letting. Statewide Use.
SP000-010  PDF  RTF  IMPORTANT NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS - Utilized to capture the number of incidents and injuries that occur on the project each month. Reporting is due by the 20th of each month for incidents and injuries that occurred during the month prior. (2004 SP 000-2839). Statewide Use.
SP000-241  PDF  RTF  Cargo Preference Act Requirements in Federal Aid Contracts - Notification of the requirement to comply with the U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Cargo Preference Act Requirements, 46 CFR Part 381, Use of United States-Flag Vessels. Required beginning with the April 2016 letting. Statewide Use.
SP000-384  PDF  RTF  Certificate of Interested Parties (Form 1295) - Revised notification of the requirement for submitting a signed notarized Certificate of Interested Parties Disclosure form 1295 at contract execution, with contract amendments (COs), extensions, and renewals. Required on all contracts beginning with the January 2017 letting. Replaces SP000-249 . Statewide Use.
SP000-394  PDF  RTF  Disadvantaged Business Enterprise in Federal-Aid Contracts - This special provision revises and replaces 2014 special provision 000-007, implements existing U.S. Department of Transportation Disadvantage Business Enterprise program rules, and addresses notification of new rules affecting bidders. Required for all federal aid projects beginning with the February 2017 letting. Replaces SP000-007 . Statewide Use.
SP000-658  PDF  RTF  Schedule of Liquidated Damages - Department implement additional disincentives to help ensure the timely completion of projects that have a significant impact to the traveling public. Required for all projects beginning the design phase in September 2018. However, may be used immediately at the districts' option. Anticipated full implementation with March 2019 letting. Will replace SP 000-001. Statewide Use.
SP000-659  PDF  RTF  Notice of Contractor Performance Evaluations - In accordance with 43 TAC §9.26, this special provision notifies the contractor of the evaluation of contractor performance under §9.23. Required for all projects beginning with the September 2018 letting. Statewide Use.
SP002-009  PDF  RTF  INSTRUCTIONS TO BIDDERS - Adds language to Standard Item 2 in coordination with SP 000-394 and addresses how bidders are specifically affected in the areas of proposal issuance, non-responsive bids, and DBE commitments by the implementation of existing U.S. DOT regulations. Required for all federal-aid projects beginning with the February 2017 letting. Statewide Use.
SP002-011  PDF  RTF  INSTRUCTIONS TO BIDDERS - Revises Standard Item 2 to require the Contractors' participation in E-Verify. Required for all projects beginning with the April 2018 letting. Statewide Use.
SP003-005  PDF  RTF  AWARD AND EXECUTION OF CONTRACT - Special provision is to be used only when a warranty bond is required. (2004 SP003-015) Statewide Use.
SP005-002  PDF  RTF  CONTROL OF THE WORK - Notifies the contractor of the range of contract remedies applicable for substandard performance. Required for all projects beginning with the September 2018 letting. Statewide Use.
SP006-001  PDF  RTF  CONTROL OF MATERIALS - Allows contractors the option to choose either the Department or a Department-selected Commercial Lab for conducting the subset of project-level sampling and testing. (2004 SP 006-047). Required on all projects beginning with the November 2014 letting. Contractors choosing Department-selected Commercial Labs will reimburse the Department through a reduction in the monthly progress payment. Statewide Use.
SP006-012  PDF  RTF  CONTROL OF MATERIALS - Voids and replaces Standard Article 6.10., ''Hazardous Materials, informing the Contractor that TxDOT will abate lead or asbestos separately from the prime contract. Required on all projects beginning with the August 2018 letting except when 006-013 is used. Change Memo de-05-18. Statewide Use.
SP007-001  PDF  RTF  LEGAL RELATIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES - Supplements Section 7.2.6.5. to add training requirements for workers involved with traffic control. Required for all projects beginning with the January 2015 letting. Statewide Use.
SP007-003  PDF  RTF  LEGAL RELATIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES - For project 0000-00-000 in Anderson County. Supplements Article 7.3 to establish auditing rights for the Department and all other authorized state agencies as required by Texas Government Code §2262.154 and Senate Bill 20. Required for all projects beginning with the June 2018 letting. One-Time Use.
SP007-004  PDF  RTF  LEGAL RELATIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES - Identifies contractor co-permittee requirements for storm water management. Required for all projects beginning with the January 2016 letting. Statewide Use.
SP007-008  PDF  RTF  LEGAL RELATIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES - Revises and replaces Sections 7.18 & 7.19 of the standard specifications requiring the electronic submittals of payrolls using the Department's system. Required on all construction projects (federally-funded and wholly state-funded). NOTE: The Department's system is LCP Tracker. Statewide Use.
SP007-010  PDF  RTF  LEGAL RELATIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES - For project 0000-00-000 in Anderson County. The Contractor will coordinate closures & work to ensure all lanes and ramps possible are available during peak traffic periods. Required on all projects beginning with the September 2017 letting. One-Time Use.
SP008-023  PDF  RTF  PROSECUTION AND PROGRESS - Article 8.7.2., ''Wrongful Default,'' of the Standard Specifications is voided and not replaced. Required on all contracts beginning with the January 2017 letting. Statewide Use.
SP008-030  PDF  RTF  PROSECUTION AND PROGRESS - Revises Standard Item 8 to address the Prime Contractors' responsibility for requiring their Subcontractors participation in E-verify. Required for all projects beginning with the April 2018 letting. Statewide Use.
SP247-003  PDF  RTF  FLEXIBLE BASE - This special provision adds certification requirements when utilizing Contractor’s test results for consideration of acceptance, use of SiteManager templates, obtaining samples, referee test requirements and ride quality requirement modifications. Required for all projects using Flexible Base beginning with the September 2018 letting. Statewide Use.
SP302-003  PDF  RTF  AGGREGATES FOR SURFACE TREATMENTS - Decreases min. cumulative % retained tolerance on #8 sieve for grade 3, allowance to utilize estimated magnesium sulfate soundness to correspond with HMA specs, modifies asphalt extraction test procedures, adds test and reporting deadlines. Required for all projects using aggregates for seal coats beginning with the October 2018 letting. Statewide Use.
SP341-001  PDF  RTF  DENSE-GRADED HOT-MIX ASPHALT - Revises standard Item 341 to clarify the intent of the standard item. Required for all projects using Dense-Graded Hot-Mix Asphalt beginning with the January 2018 letting Statewide Use.
SP342-003  PDF  RTF  PERMEABLE FRICTION COURSE (PFC) - Minor changes to clarify the intent of the specification. In addition, removed the lime requirement for AR mixtures (this was not in the original specification). Required for all projects using permeable friction course beginning with the September 2018 letting. Statewide Use.
SP344-001  PDF  RTF  SUPERPAVE MIXTURES - This special provision clarifies the intent of standard Item 344, requires that the dust-to-asphalt ratio binder be verified during production. Statewide Use.
SP346-002  PDF  RTF  STONE-MIX ASPHALT - This special provision revises standard Item 346, ''Stone-Matrix Asphalt'' to clarify the intent of the specification. Statewide Use.
SP347-001  PDF  RTF  THIN OVERLAY MIXTURES (TOM) - This special provision revises standard Item 347, ''Thin Overlay Mixtures'' to clarify the intent of the specification. Statewide Use.
SP348-002  PDF  RTF  THIN BONDED FRICTION COURSES - Revises standard Item 348 to clarify the intent of the standard item. Required for all projects using Thin Overlay Mixtures beginning with the September 2018 letting. Statewide Use.
SP421-002  PDF  RTF  HYDRAULIC CEMENT CONCRETE - Revises mix design options & exceptions for class SS & K, adds method to determine if aggregate combination sand equivalency requirements are met, revises references to Table 4 & 6, & removes all contractor job-control testing requirements. Required on all projects using hydraulic cement concrete beginning with the June 2016 letting. Statewide Use.
SP506-002  PDF  RTF  Temporary Erosion, Sedimentation, and Environmental Controls - Modifies Standard Item 506 for projects that disturb less than one acre or routine maintenance activities that maintain the original line and grade, hydraulic capacity, or original purposes of the site. If SP 506-002 is used, do not use SP 506-004. Statewide Use.
SP506-004  PDF  RTF  Temporary Erosion, Sedimentation, and Environmental Controls - Clarifies that training for the contractor responsible person environmental (CRPE) is valid for a period of 3 years. Required for all projects not using special provision 506-002 beginning with the August 2018 letting. Replaces SP506-003 . Statewide Use.
SP636-001  PDF  RTF  Signs - The proposed removes the requirement for the approval of sign shops in accordance with DMS-7390, Permanent Highway Signs Fabrication Plant Qualification, (a material producer list will not be maintained by TxDOT.) Required all projects using Item 636 beginning with the February 2018 letting. Statewide Use.
SP643-001  PDF  RTF  Sign Identification Decals - Modifies the decal design and decal description to allow for the addition of the fabricator's name and physical address. Statewide Use.
SP654-001  PDF  RTF  Sign Walkways - Revised Section 654.3.2, ''Fabrication.'' Required for all projects using sign walkways beginning with the September 2018 letting. Statewide Use.
SP666-007  PDF  RTF  Retroreflectorized Pavement Markings - Revises standard Item 666 Sections 2.3, 4.4, 4.5, 4.5.1, 4.6 and Article 7. Required on all projects using retroreflectorized pavement markings beginning with the May 2018 letting. Replaces SP666-001 SP666-002 SP666-004 SP666-005 SP666-006 . Statewide Use.
SP680-006  PDF  RTF  Highway Traffic Signals - Provision removes silicone caulking to reduce corrosion problems with bare copper grounding and to comply electrical detail standards. Statewide Use.

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