2015 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 09/11/15)

A summary of 2015 Cases with links to PDF working documents is shown in the table below:

Case
Number
Description of Case Sponsor/
Agency
Date
Submitted

Last
Revision
 

Voting
Status
Comments/
Updates
Case 14-03: Updates to Guardrail Details. Revisions to Section 415 and/or inclusion of guardrail details.

Bob Herz, 
MCDOT

01/08/14 01/08/14   Withdrawn
Case 14-06: Revisions to Section 718 Preservative Seal for Asphalt Concrete Jeff Benedict, 
Asphalt WG
02/05/14 09/01/15 Voted:
09/02/15 
APPROVED
Case 14-12: Proposed Revisions to Sections 336, 321, 601 and Detail 200-1. Add pavement removal criteria to prevent full depth pavement cuts from being located within a lane wheel path and to prevent creation of narrow pavement edge strips. Bob Herz, 
MCDOT
06/04/14 05/18/15 Voted:
08/05/15 
APPROVED
Case 14-17: Create New Section 322 Asphalt Stamping. Provide specifications for materials and methods. Brian Gallimore, Materials WG 07/09/14 09/02/15 Voted:
09/02/15
APPROVED
Case 15-01:

Miscellaneous Corrections:
A. Add omitted text to Section 735.1.
B. Correction of OA and OC in Section 710.3.
C. Update Notes on Detail 225.
D. Correct Titles in Detail 270.
E. Remove a conflict between specification Section 206 and Section 601.
F. Replace "Section 712" with "Section 718" in the third paragraph of Section 334.3. 

G: Correct Title of Section 345 to read: ADJUSTING FRAMES, COVERS AND VALVE BOXES

Bob Herz, 
MCDOT
02/04/15 08/24/15 Voted:
09/02/15
APPROVED
Case 15-02: Adjust fence requirements to reference ASTM F1043 standard specification for strength and protective coatings on steel industrial fence framework. Bob Herz, 
MCDOT
01/07/15 01/07/15 Voted:
03/04/15
APPROVED
Case 15-03: Revise Section 601.4.5 trench final backfill placement requirement from 2 feet to layers not exceeding eight inches in depth for mechanical tamping compaction. Bob Herz, 
MCDOT
02/04/15 07/16/15 Voted:
09/02/15
APPROVED
Case 15-04: Revise Section 602 Trenchless Installation of Steel Casing. Update ASTM references for casing material and add minimum casing wall thickness. A. Veidmark, 
Water/Sewer WG
02/04/15 04/09/15 Voted:
04/08/15
APPROVED
Case 15-05: Proposed Revisions to Section 616 Reclaimed Water Line Construction and NEW Reclaimed Valve Box detail. Detail 270-1 and 270-2. Warren White, 
Chandler
03/04/15 06/24/15 Carry
Forward
 
Case 15-06: Delete Section 744 ABS TRUSS PIPE AND FITTINGS. Bob Herz, 
MCDOT
03/04/15 03/04/15 Voted:
05/06/15
APPROVED
Case 15-07: Revisions to Concrete Paver Standards for Non-Traveled Surfaces. Warren White, 
Chandler
03/04/15 08/06/15 Voted:
09/02/15
APPROVED
Case 15-08: Revisions to Clarify Table 710-4 to Eliminate Misinterpretation of Criteria 8. Bob Herz, 
MCDOT
04/08/15 04/08/15 Voted:
06/03/15
APPROVED
Case 15-09: Miscellaneous revisions to Section 321: PLACEMENT AND CONSTRUCTION OF ASPHALT CONCRETE PAVEMENT. Jeff Benedict, 
Asphalt WG
05/06/15 09/01/15 Voted:
09/02/15
APPROVED
Case 15-10: Add subsection 321.10.5.3 “Rehabilitation Work” into the MAG Specifications. Brian Gallimore, Materials WG 06/03/15 07/23/15 Carry
Forward 
 
Case 15-11: Incorporate revisions to Section 717, “Mix Design Requirements” into the MAG Specifications. Jeff Benedict, 
Asphalt WG
06/03/15 08/27/15 Voted:
09/02/15 
APPROVED 
Case 15-12: New Section 608 HORIZONTAL DIRECTIONAL DRILLING. A. Veidmark, 
Water/Sewer WG
06/03/15 08/25/15 Voted:
09/02/15 
APPROVED 
Case 15-13: Add text to Section 725.6 to identify what to include in a concrete mix design submittal. Jeff Hearne, Concrete WG 06/03/15 06/03/15 Carry
Forward 
 
Case 15-14: Revise Sections 321 and 325 to coordinate overlay work requirements. Bob Herz, 
MCDOT
06/03/15 09/02/15 Voted:
09/02/15 
APPROVED
             
Case 
Number
Description
of Case
Sponsor/
Agency
Date Submitted Last Revised Current 
Status
Comments/
Updates

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