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Specifications


Updated 2007 Standard Specifications
for Road and Bridge Construction


Includes BDC Announcements regarding
2007 Standard Specifications as of 09/26/2014.

The listing below includes the revisions to the 2007 Specifications book issued through our Baseline Document Change (BDC) Announcements. This file is updated periodically and therefore some revisions may not apply on a given project.

The Contractors are contractually required to follow only the printed bound book "NJDOT Standard Specifications for Road and Bridge Construction, 2007" (Green Book) and the Special Provisions for the Contract as part of the Contract documents.

Division Section
100 GENERAL PROVISIONS
150 CONTRACT REQUIREMENTS
200 EARTHWORK
300 SUBBASE AND BASE COURSES
400 PAVEMENTS
450 CONCRETE PAVEMENT REHABILITATION
500 BRIDGES AND STRUCTURES
550 STRUCTURE REHABILITATION
600 MISCELLANEOUS CONSTRUCTION
650 UTILITIES
700 ELECTRICAL
800 LANDSCAPING
900 MATERIALS
1000 EQUIPMENT
NJDOT Test Methods
A-1 Mortar-Making Properties of Fine Aggregate
A-2 Determining Percentage of Mica in Fine Aggregate
A-3 Petrographic Analysis to Determine Lithological Composition of Coarse Aggregate
A-4 Determining Percent of Adherent Fines Present in Coarse Aggregate
A-5 Scratch Hardness Test for Coarse Aggregate Particles
A-6 Determining Gradation of Dense-Graded Aggregate Containing RAP
B-1 Falling Head Permeability Test for Asphalt-Stabilized Drainage Course
B-2 Sampling HMA Mixtures
B-3 Selecting Cores for Maximum Specific Gravity Testing in Air Voids Determination
B-4 Measuring Thickness of HMA Cores
B-5 Determining Composition of Hma Mixture Using Hot Bin Sample Analysis
B-6 Determining Percent of Air Voids in Open-Graded HMA
B-7 Determining Optimum Asphalt Content for Open-graded Friction Course (OGFC)
B-8 Determining Job Mix Formula for Modified Open-Graded Friction Course Mixes
B-9 Determining Asphalt Content for MOGFC Courses by Aggregate Surface Area
B-10 Overlay test for Determining Crack Resistance of HMA
B-11 Determining Gradation of Crumb Rubber for Asphalt Modification
B-12 Determining Rotational Viscosity of Asphalt Rubber Binder
C-1 Determining Yield of Concrete Produced by Continuous-Mixing-Type Truck Mixers
C-2 Quick-Setting Patch Materials
C-3 Calcium Nitrite Presence in Plastic Concrete
C-4 Slump Flow Test and Visual Stability Index Test
C-5 Static Segregation of Hardened Self-Consolidating Concrete Cylinders
R-1 Operating Inertial Profiler Systems for Evaluating Pavement Profiles
S-1 Rotational-Capacity Test on Long Bolts in Tension Calibrator
S-2 Rotational-Capacity Test on Bolts Too Short to Fit Tension Calibrator
S-3 Veryifying Direct Tension Indicators (DTI)
ST Statistical Tables

Refer to the following BDC Announcements for updates to the above Sections:

BDC14S-10 Railroad Insurance - Revision to Subpart 152.03.02 of the 2007 Standard Specifications for Road and Bridge Construction.
BDC14S-09 Qualification to Bid - Revision to Subsection 102.01 of the 2007 Standard Specifications for Road and Bridge Construction.
BDC14S-07

Warm Mix Asphalt (WMA) Additives - Revision to Subparts/Subsections 401.02.01, 401.03.02, 401.03.03, 401.04, 403.02.02, 403.03.01, 403.04, 404.03.01, 406.03.01, 902.01.01, 902.02.01, 902.02.02, 902.02.03, 902.02.04, 902.03.01, 902.04.01, 902.04.02, 902.04.03, 902.05.01, 902.05.02, 902.05.03, 902.06.01 and 902.06.03 of the 2007 Standard Specifications for Road and Bridge Construction. Addition of Subpart 902.01.05 and Subsections 902.07 and 902.08 to the 2007 Standard Specifications.

BDC14S-06 Materials Payments and Storage - Revision to Subsection 109.06 of the 2007 Standard Specifications for Road and Bridge Construction.
BDC14S-02 Utility Information and TCP- Revision to Subsection 102.04 and Subpart 108.07.02 of the 2007 Standard Specifications for Road and Bridge Construction.
BDC14S-01 Reuse or Disposal of Excess Material - Revision to Subpart 202.03.07 of the 2007 Standard Specifications for Road and Bridge Construction.
BDC13S-14 Buy America - Revision to Subparts/Subsections 106.03, 106.07, 904.01.02, 904.01.06, 904.02.02, 904.02.06, 904.03.02, 904.03.06, 904.04.02, 904.04.06, 905.01, 909.02.01, 909.02.02, 913.01.01, 913.01.02, 913.01.03, 913.01.04, and 913.01.05 of the 2007 Standard Specifications for Road and Bridge Construction.
BDC13S-13 Miscellaneous Changes - Revision to Subsections/Subparts 101.01, 102.09, 102.10, 102.15, 108.10, 108.20, 152.03.01, 156.03.01 and 159.03.02 of the 2007 Standard Specifications for Road and Bridge Construction.
BDC13S-11 Rumble Strips - Revision to Subpart 610.03.07 and Subsection 610.04 of the 2007 Standard Specifications for Road and Bridge Construction.
BDC13S-10 Air Voids in the SMA - Revision to Subpart 404.03.01 of the 2007 Standard Specifications for Road and Bridge Construction.
BDC13S-09 Glass Beads - Revision to Subparts 912.03.01, 912.03.02 and 912.04.01 of the 2007 Standard Specifications for Road and Bridge Construction.
BDC13S-08 Traffic Stripes and Markings - Revision to Subparts/Subsection 610.03.01, 610.03.02, 610.04, 912.03.01, and 912.03.02 of the 2007 Standard Specifications for Road and Bridge Construction.
BDC13S-07 Working Drawings - Revision to Subsection 105.05 of the 2007 Standard Specifications for Road and Bridge Construction.
BDC13S-06 Concrete Pay-Adjustment - Revision to Subpart 903.03.05 of the 2007 Standard Specifications for Road and Bridge Construction.
BDC13S-05 Traffic Police - Revision to Subpart 159.03.08 of the 2007 Standard Specifications for Road and Bridge Construction.
BDC13S-04 ITS - Revision to Subsection Subparts 105.07.01, 159.03.02, 701.03.01, 701.03.15, 704.02.01, 704.03.01, 704.03.02, 704.03.03, 704.03.04, 704.03.05, 704.03.06, 704.03.07, 704.03.08, 704.03.09, and Subsection 918.01 of the 2007 Standard Specifications for Road and Bridge Construction.
BDC13S-02 Iran Sanctions Act - Revision to Subsection 102.10 of the 2007 Standard Specifications for Road and Bridge Construction.
BDC13S-01 Copier Hard Drive - Revision to Subparts 155.03.01 and 156.03.01 of the 2007 Standard Specifications for Road and Bridge Construction.
BDC12S-15 Revision to Subparts 203.03.01, 401.03.03, 401.03.04, 401.04, 402.03.02, 403.03.01, 902.02.04, 902.07.02 and 902.07.04 of the 2007 Standard Specifications for Road and Bridge Construction
BDC12S-14 Subparts/Subsection 506.03.03, 506.04 and 507.03.06 of the 2007 Standard Specifications for Road and Bridge Construction have been revised to remove the Shear Connector, Galvanized
BDC12S-13 Subsections 151.04, 152.04, 157.04 and 160.04 of the 2007 Standard Specifications have been revised to change some pay units from “LUMP SUM” to “DOLLAR”.
BDC12S-12 Disposal of Unclassified Excavation - Revision to Subparts 201.03.01 and 202.03.03 of the 2007 Standard Specifications for Road and Bridge Construction.
BDC12S-11 Revision to the 2007 Standard Specifications, Revision to Section 601 (Pipe), Subsection 601.04 of the 2007 Standard Specifications for Road and Bridge Construction.
BDC12S-10 Revision to Subpart 159.03.06 and Subsection 159.04 of the 2007 Standard Specifications for Road and Bridge Construction
BDC12S-08 Chain-link Fence - Revision to Subsection 509.04 of the 2007 Standard Specifications for Road and Bridge Construction. See the updated
BDC12S-07
Revision to the 2007 Standard Specifications, Subsections 101.01, 101.03, 104.03 and 109.05 to delete American Recovery and Reinvestment Act requirements, deleted the term "Completion", and simplify cost of change threshold to $7,500.
BDC12S-06 Revision to the 2007 Standard Specifications, Subsection 109.09, Subparts 155.03.01 and 156.03.01 have been revised to remove proprietary names and add document retention requirements.
BDC12S-04 Crash Cushions - Revision to Subparts/Subsections 159.02.01, 159.03.02, 159.04, 611.01, 611.02, 611.03.02, and 611.04 of the 2007 Standard Specifications for Road and Bridge Construction.
BDC12S-03 Revision to the 2007 Standard Specifications, subpart 401.03.03 to provide a new method of developing Pay Equations and to include provisions for excluding all potential impediments in achieving a smooth ride quality of the final riding surface.
BDC12S-01 Revision to the 2007 Standard Specifications, Subsection 101.04 has been revised to increase the number of days available to the NJDOT between
submitting inquiries and the opening of bids.
BDC11S-13 Revision to the 2007 Standard Specifications, Subparts/Subsections 151.03.01, 152.03.01, 155.03.03 and 155.04 have been revised to add a requirement of receiving paid invoice to ensure accuracy of payment, revised the subpart to match the new DC-175 Form, and removed the telephone services as an Item.
BDC11S-12 Revision to the 2007 Standard Specifications, Subsections 651.04, 652.04 and 653.04 have been revised by deleting the payment for restoration of
existing structure.
BDC11S-10
Revision to the 2007 Standard Specifications, Subsections/Subparts of Division 100/150 (108.14, 155.03.01, 157.04, 158.03.02, and 159.04) have been revised to prevent the defaulted contractor from performing work as the Surety’s completion-contractor, updates Field Office equipment, corrects the Construction Layout payment formula, includes various Inlet structures categories, and includes Construction Sign measurement criteria.
BDC11S-08 Revision to the 2007 Standard Specifications, Subparts 401.03.05 has been revised to specify an application of tack coat for better HMA adherence. Subsection 902.03.03, 902.04.03, and 902.06.03, have been revised for increasing the lot size for sampling. Also, Subpart 903.05.04 is revised to eliminate testing for chloride permeability at 28 days.
BDC11S-07 Revision to the 2007 Standard Specifications, Subsection 160.03.01 has been revised to correct two typographical errors regarding Fuel Price Adjustment items.
BDC11S-06 Revision to the 2007 Standard Specifications, Subparts 607.03.02, 607.03.04, 610.03.04 have been revised to consolidate the text. Subsection 611.02 has been revised to provide the RE the authority to order moisture content testing of the sand used in the crush cushions.
BDC11S-05

Addition to the 2007 Standard Specifications, of new Subsection 107.17 regarding “Communication with the News Media”.

BDC11S-03 Revision to the 2007 Standard Specifications, Subsection 102.04 and various Subparts of Division 500/550 (505.03.01, 506.03.01, 506.03.02, 507.03.02, 509.03.02, and 554.04) have been revised concerning lead paint, submission of Working Drawings for certification, added “Temporary bracing”, construction practices, bridge chain-link fence, and “overhead and profit” will not be paid for the Testing, If and Where Directed item.
BDC11S-02 Revision to the 2007 Standard Specifications, Subpart 152.03.01 has been revised to remove the waiver of subrogation
BDC11S-01 Revision to the 2007 Standard Specifications, subsections 303.03, 401.02, 401.03, 402.01, 402.02, 402.04, 404.03, 902.02, 902.03, 902.04, 902.05, 902.06 and 1009.01 have been revised to correct minor errors, update and add some new specifications such as Asphalt-Rubber Open-Graded Friction Course (AROGFC) and High Performance Thin Overlay (HPTO).
BDC10S-12 Revision to the 2007 Standard Specifications, Subsections 105.07, 108.11, 152.04, 153.03, 155.03, and 157.03 have been revised
BDC10S-11 Revision to the 2007 Standard Specifications, Subsection 106.03 has been revised to require a certificaiton be submitted to verify compliance with the Buy America Laws
BDC10S-10 Revision to the 2007 Standard Specifications, Subsections 609.03, 609.04, and 913.01 have been revised to include payment for beam guide rail end treatment for cuts under the item Buried Guide Rail Terminal
BDC10S-09 Revision to the 2007 Standard Specifications, Subsections 152.03, 201.03, 507.03, 509.03, 905.01, & 1011.03 have been revised to require provision for the project specific Insurance policies. Subpart 201.03.04 has been revised to include the NJDEP requirements for the removal of underground storage tanks. Subparts 507.03.05, 507.03.06 and 509.03.01 have been revised to increase the concrete curing period.
BDC10S-08 Revision to the 2007 Standard Specifications, Sections 105, 106, 108, 159, 512, 701, 704, 918 and 1001 have been revised to update installation of Dynamic Message System Signs and other ITS related changes.
BDC10S-07 Revision to the 2007 Standard Specifications, Subsections 107.12 and 108.01 have been revised to include a refinement regarding claims committee review process and to provide a more accurate representation of the value of work subcontracted.
BDC10S-05 Revision to the 2007 Standard Specifications, Subsections 105.07, 153.03 and 157.03 have been revised to provide project information to the affected utility companies
BDC10S-04 Revision to the 2007 Standard Specifications, Subpart 156.03.05 has been revised to require calibration of nuclear density gauge every 24 months; and for the Contractor to supply a replacement gauge when the gauge is out for calibration and repairs.
BDC10S-03 Revision to the 2007 Standard Specifications, Subsection 901.11 has been revised to allow up to 30% Steel Slag to be added to Soil Aggregate I-14.
BDC10S-02 Revision to the 2007 Standard Specifications, Section 608 and Subsection 919.15 have been revised to include three additional non-vegetative surface items.
BDC10S-01 Revision to the 2007 Standard Specifications, Subsection 507.04 has been revised to include payment for epoxy coated reinforcement steel for the bridge approach under Concrete Bridge Approach
BDC09S-12 Revision to the 2007 Standard Specifications, Subsection 108.06 has been revised to eliminate the current color (orange) requirement for Class 3 safety vests.
BDC09S-11 Revision to the 2007 Standard Specifications, Subsections 508.02 & 508.04 have been revised to add fiberglass drainage pipe.
BDC09S-08 Revision to the 2007 Standard Specifications, Subsections 159.03.02, 609.03.01. 610.03.06 & 911.03 have been revised to specify mounting of flexible delineators on construction barrier curbs, along with dimension revisions.
BDC09S-07 Revision to the 2007 Standard Specifications, Subpart 160.03.01-1 has been revised to add Non-Vegetative Surface and Color-Coated Non-Vegetative Surface, Hot Mix Asphalt items to the list for the Fuel Price Adjustment.
BDC09S-06 Revision to the 2007 Standard Specifications, Subparts 912.03.01.B., 912.03.02, & 912.04.01 have been revised to set preliminary limits of heavy metal content in glass beads
BDC09S-05 Revision to the 2007 Standard Specifications, Subsection 102.03, has been revised that the bidders must acknowledge the receipt of all addenda posted
BDC09S-01 Revision to the 2007 Standard Specifications, Subsections 612.02, 612.03, 612.04, and 911.02 has been revised to specify the use of steel I-beam breakaway sign supports for large ground mounted signs
BDC08S-02 Revisions to various Subsections of the 2007 Standard Specifications and Standard Input.
BDC08S-01 Standard Inputs - Release of the 2007 Standard Inputs for the 2007 Standard Specifications
 
 
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