The New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) issues these Design Document Change Announcements:
Baseline Document Change (BDC)
Announcements are notices that a Baseline Document has been modified in part or in whole. A Baseline
document is defined as any official document that has gone through an initial approval process and was
approved for use as intended. A BDC is an alteration to or rewriting of any officially approved document.
New documents are also announced with a BDC.
Corrective Action Notices (CAN)
Notices that identify and address problems that may lead to additional costs, impact project schedules, or may
be systemic in nature. They include a corrective action plan designed to eliminate the possibility of a
recurrence. When these changes alter any Baseline Document, a Baseline Document Change (BDC)
Quality Improvement Advisories (QIA)
Advisories that notify of problems that have occurred. They include possible solutions and lessons learned.
Other uses include notification of efforts to minimize impacts to the project delivery schedule as well as
avoiding unanticipated costs associated with project changes.
D - Construction Detail
PR - Procedure
MB - Design Manual, Bridge
S - Specification
MR - Design Manual, Roadway
T - Other
Implementation Codes are available in BDC03T-06, and the
Standard Distribution procedure is available in BDC03T-04.
BDC/CAN/QIA Number and Description
BDC18S-02 - Hard Drive and Cell Phone - Revision to Subparts 155.03.01 and 156.03.01 of the 2007 Standard Specification for Road and Bridge Construction. See the updated Standard Inputs.
BDC17S-19 - Pavement, Materials, Equipment and NJDOT Test Method -- Revision to Division 400, 420, 450, Subsection 902.08, Section 1008 & NJDOT R-1 Test Method, and addition of new Section 407 and Subsection 902.11 of the 2007 Standard Specifications for Road and Bridge Construction. See the updated Standard Inputs.