2013 Specs and Details Cases Under Consideration

Each year the MAG Standard Specifications and Details Committee reviews changes to the Uniform Standard Specifications and Details for Public Works Construction document. These changes are first reviewed in separate cases. This project page is designed to be a resource for committee members to access the most current versions of cases under consideration throughout the year.
(Page last updated 09/20/13)

A summary of 2013 Cases with links to PDF working documents is shown in the table below:

Case
Number      
Description of Case Sponsor/
Agency
Date Submitted Last Revised Current
Status
Comments/
Updates
Case 12-12: New Section 739 - Steel Reinforced Polethylene Pipe (SRPE). Rod Ramos, Scottsdale 07/11/12 07/10/13

Approved
07/10/13

APPROVED
Case 13-01:

Misc. Corrections:
A. Revise title of Section 324
B. Section 505.6.3.3 (4) Typing error correction
C. Section 735.4 (D) Delete reference to AASHTO M-315
D. Correction to Detail 501-5
E. Correct typo in Title of Section 311 "Construction"
F. Remove reference to Section 702.4 in Subsection 795.8.4 Decomposed Granite
G. Revise Section 107.4 to change the ARS reference 41-845 to 41-865.
H. Remove the word "AND" in the title of Section 725.
I.  Section 108.8 Correction: Change “or” to “and” in first line.
J. Add missing superscript in 301.3 and correct typo in 321.14.3.
K. Correct errors in Detail 391-1.
L. Change the word “finished” to “furnished” in the second paragraph of 735.1.

Bob Herz,
MCDOT
Peter Kandaris
Jeff Hearne
R
od Ramos

01/02/13 07/10/13  Vote on: 
08/07/13
APPROVED
Case 13-02: Revision to Section 337 CRACK SEALING to obtain compatibility with Maricopa County Requirements Bob Herz,
MCDOT
01/02/13 04/04/13

Approved
05/01/13

APPROVED
Case 13-03: Revision to Section 321.8.6 ASPHALT CONCRETE OVERLAY Bob Herz,
MCDOT
01/02/13 04/04/13

Approved
05/01/13

APPROVED
Case 13-04: Revision to Detail 120 SURVEY MARKER Bob Herz,
MCDOT
02/06/13 04/08/13

Approved
05/01/13

APPROVED
Case 13-05: New Section 740 Polypropylene Pipe and Fittings for Gravity Storm Drain and Sanitary Sewer Warren White,
Chandler
02/06/13 09/04/13

Approved
09/04/13

UPDATED
APPROVED
Case 13-06: Modify Part 600 Title to Include Storm Drain Jami Erickson,
Phoenix
03/06/13 04/04/13

Approved
05/01/13

APPROVED
Case 13-07: Revisions to Detail 201 ASPHALT PAVEMENT EDGE DETAILS. Correct miscellaneous errors and change the Type B thickened edge depth dimension from “8 inch minimum” to “8 inches” Bob Herz,
MCDOT
04/03/13 04/03/13

Approved
06/05/13

APPROVED
Case 13-08: Revision to Section 321.8.8 Thickened Edge. Eliminate references to ‘base course’ to clarify the surface being referenced Bob Herz,
MCDOT
04/03/13 07/10/13 Approved 
08/07/13
APPROVED
Case 13-09: Revision to Section 321 Asphalt Penalty Tables based on City of Mesa Supplements Bob Draper,
Mesa
04/03/13 08/12/13 Approved 
09/04/13
APPROVED
Case 13-10: Revision to Section 301.7 (Subgrade Preparation) MEASUREMENT. Bob Herz,
MCDOT
04/03/13 05/06/13

Approved 
07/10/13

APPROVED
Case 13-11: Delete Section 737 ASBESTOS-CEMENT PIPE AND FITTINGS FOR STORM DRAIN AND SANITARY SEWER Bob Herz,
MCDOT
05/01/13 05/01/13

Approved
06/05/13

APPROVED
Case 13-12: Revisions to Section 340: Concrete Curb, Gutter, Sidewalk, Sidewalk Ramps, Driveway and Alley Entrance. Peter Kandaris,
Concrete WG
05/01/13 08/27/13 Approved
09/04/13
UPDATED
APPROVED
Case 13-13: Revisions to Section 415 Flexible Metal Guardrail. Bob Herz,
MCDOT
05/01/13 05/01/13

Approved
07/10/13

APPROVED
Case 13-14: Revisions to Section 711 Paving Asphalt to update tests and add new polymer modified section. Jeff Benedict,
Asphalt WG
05/01/13 09/04/13

Approved 
09/04/13

UPDATED
APPROVED
Case 13-15: Revisions to MAG Sections 603, 615 and 618 for flexible pipe. Warren White,
Chandler
05/01/13 07/10/13 Carry
Forward
 
Case 13-16: Revision to Section 602; Encasement of Water or Sewer Pipe by Jacking or Tunneling Operation. Jim Badowich,
Avondale
05/01/13 09/04/13 Approved 
09/04/13
UPDATED
APPROVED
Case 13-17: Revision to Section 430.4 DECOMPOSED GRANITE AREA. Eliminate placement of polyethylene below decomposed granite. Bob Herz,
MCDOT
05/01/13 05/01/13

Approved
07/10/13

APPROVED
Case 13-18: Revisions to Detail 250-1 Driveway Entrances with Detached Sidewalk. Bob Herz,
MCDOT
06/05/13 07/10/13

Approved 
07/10/13

APPROVED
Case 13-19: Revisions to Section 345: Adjusting Frames, Covers, Valve Boxes and Water Meter Boxes. Brian Gallimore,
Materials WG
06/05/13 09/04/13 Approved 
09/04/13
UPDATED
APPROVED
Case 13-20: Make Section 610 Hydrostatic Test Methods consistent with AWWA C600-10. Troy Tobiasson, Goodyear 06/05/13 07/30/13

Approved 
08/07/13

APPROVED
Case 13-21: Create a new Section 742 Pre Cast Manhole Bases. Add detail drawings for construction and installation. Craig Sharp, Buckeye 06/05/13 06/05/13 Carry
Forward
 
Case 13-22: Update Sections 625 and 775 to remove references to steps and the use of bricks in manholes. Craig Sharp, Buckeye 06/05/13 08/21/13 Carry
Forward
 
Case 13-23: Update and Revise Section 309 – Lime Stabilization or Modification of Subgrade. Brian Gallimore,
Materials WG
07/10/13 09/04/13 Approved 
09/04/13
UPDATED
APPROVED
Case 13-24: Update Detail 270 Frame and Cover to make the depth of the cover 4”, remove the chain attachment, and make drafting corrections. Bob Herz,
MCDOT
07/10/13 07/16/13 Vote on: 
09/04/13
APPROVED
Case 13-25: Revise Section 729 Expansion Joint Filler. Jeff Hearne,
Concrete WG
07/10/13 07/25/13 Vote on: 
09/04/13
APPROVED
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Status
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