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2021 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 9/07/21)

A summary of 2021 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 21-01:

Miscellaneous Corrections
A. Change “Plan” to “Plant” in the second paragraph of Section 430.9.
B. In Section 415 Flexible Metal Guardrail, change referenced Maricopa County detail from 3002 to 3102.
C. Update Detail 321 Standard Water Meter Vault to reference still existing meter cover Details 310 or 315 rather than the eliminated Detail 314.

Warren White, Chandler
Karl Rockwell, MCDOT

01/06/21

08/20/21

Approved
09/01/21

 

Case 21-02:

Change the existing line types for Jurisdictional Boundary in Plan Symbols on Detail 110-2.

Karl Rockwell, MCDOT

01/06/21

05/18/21

Approved
06/02/21

 

Case 21-03:

Update Utility Pothole Repair Detail 212.

Jim Badowich, Avondale

02/03/21

05/25/21

Approved
07/07/21

 

Case 21-04:

Proposed Revision to Detail 422, Manhole Frame and Cover Adjustment for Corrosion-Protective Adjustment Rings.

Warren White, Chandler

02/03/21

04/28/21

Approved
05/05/21

 

Case 21-05:

Proposed new Details 542-1 and 542-2 Curb Opening Catch Basins. Incorporate the City of Phoenix Detail P1569 into the MAG standard details.

Craig Sharp, Buckeye

03/03/21

08/20/21

Approved
09/01/21
Comments received
from MCDOT
Case 21-06:

Proposed new Detail 272 Retrofit Manhole/Valve Box Curb Realignment.

Warren White, Chandler

03/03/21

05/05/21

Approved
07/07/21

 
Case 21-07:

Add definition for “Thermoplastic” pipe in Section 101. Modify Section 611 to replace “HDPE/PVC” with the more generic term “thermoplastic.”

Jim Badowich, Avondale

04/07/21

04/26/21

Approved
06/02/21

 
Case 21-08:

Proposed new Details 226-1 and 226-2 Curb Cut Types from low-impact development handbook.

Allan Smolko, Phoenix

04/07/21

08/20/21

Approved
09/01/21
Comments received
from MCDOT
Case 21-09:

 Revise Details 419-2 and 420-2 to Remove Conflicts with Clay Pipe Installation, update ASTMs.

Matthew Bryan, Phoenix. and
Craig Sharp,
Buckeye

05/05/21

06/28/21

Approved
08/04/21

Comments received
from Clay
Pipe Assoc.

Case 21-10:

Revise Section 776 – Masonry Mortar and Grout.

Jeff Hearne,
Concrete WG

06/02/21

06/02/21

Approved
08/04/21

 

Case 21-11:

Revise Section 611 to Add Requirements for Potable Water Hauling.

Jim Badowich, Avondale

06/02/21

08/24/21

Approved
09/01/21

 

Case 21-12:

Revise Section 601 to include Testing Frequencies Requirements. 

Jim Badowich, Avondale

06/02/21

08/24/21

Approved
09/01/21

 

Case 21-13:

New Detail 227 Sediment Traps.

Bashir Hassan, Tempe

07/07/21

09/01/21

Approved
09/01/21
 

Case 21-14:

New Landscaping Specifications: Section 425 Topsoil, Section 430 Landscaping, and Section 795 Landscape Materials.

Ryan Nichols, Mesa

07/07/21

07/27/21

Carry
Forward

 

Case 21-15:

New Landscaping Details.

Ryan Nichols, Mesa

07/07/21

07/07/21

Carry
​Forward

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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