Supplements to Publication 408M/96 Specifications - Index to Contents


GENERAL: Found here are Supplements to Pub 408M/96, in Section Order, that have been made since 1996. Many Sections have had no changes, while others have had numerous changes. Individual Supplements contain and incorporate all changes made to that Section since originally distributed. The most current change can be identified by the highest numbered “C” Letter, which is also associated with the most current “ISSUED” date. When distributed to subscribers and the PennDOT staff in hardcopy format Supplements are attached to a numbered “C” Letter (for example, the 101st “C” Letter issued would be: C-408M/96-101).
To obtain a supplement scroll through the index below and double click on the “C” Letter Number associated with your desired selection.
The most current Supplement in this Index was distributed by the “C” Letter C-408M/96-205, issued on November 23, 1999.

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INDEX OF SUPPLEMENTS TO 408M/96

SECTION 101 - ABBREVIATIONS AND DEFINITIONS OF TERMS
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"C" LTR NO.
ISSUED
EFFECTIVE
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7/31/98
9/4/98
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SECTION 102 - BIDDING REQUIREMENTS AND CONDITIONS
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"C" LTR NO.
ISSUED
EFFECTIVE
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4/28/99
6/24/99
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7/31/98
9/4/98
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6/18/98
7/10/98
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10/1/97
12/11/97
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SECTION 103 - AWARD AND EXECUTION OF CONTRACT
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"C" LTR NO.
ISSUED
EFFECTIVE
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4/28/99
6/24/99
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7/31/98
9/4/98
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6/18/98
7/10/98
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SECTION 104 - SCOPE OF WORK
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"C" LTR NO.
ISSUED
EFFECTIVE
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11-7-97
1-8-98
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SECTION 105 - CONTROL OF WORK
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"C" LTR NO.
ISSUED
EFFECTIVE
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7/9/97
9/10/97
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11/12/96
1/29/97
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3/13/96
5/8/96
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SECTION 106 - CONTROL OF MATERIAL
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"C" LTR NO.
ISSUED
EFFECTIVE
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2/14/97
5/7/97
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7/1/96
9/18/96
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SECTION 107 - LEGAL RELATIONS AND RESPONSIBILITY TO THE PUBLIC
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"C" LTR NO.
ISSUED
EFFECTIVE
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4/28/99
6/24/99
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10/19/98
2/26/99
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10/1/97
10/1/97
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8/25/97
11/5/97
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11/12/96
1/29/97
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3/13/96
5/8/96
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SECTION 108 - PERFORMANCE AND PROGRESS
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"C" LTR NO.
ISSUED
EFFECTIVE
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3/13/96
5/8/96
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SECTION 110 - PAYMENT
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"C" LTR NO.
ISSUED
EFFECTIVE
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10/13/99
12/31/99
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7/30/99
10/22/99
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6/18/98
7/10/98
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11/10/97
1/8/98
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10/17/97
1/8/98
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3/13/96
5/8/96
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SECTION 111 - DELAY CLAIMS
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"C" LTR NO.
ISSUED
EFFECTIVE
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9/16/96
12/11/96
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SECTION 201 - CLEARING AND GRUBBING
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"C" LTR NO.
ISSUED
EFFECTIVE
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7/30/99
10/22/99
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SECTION 203 - CLASS 1, CLASS 1A, AND CLASS 1B EXCAVATION
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"C" LTR NO.
ISSUED
EFFECTIVE
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7/30/99
10/22/99
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7/17/97
9/25/97
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7/1/96
9/18/96
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SECTION 305 - BITUMINOUS CONCRETE BASE COURSE
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"C" LTR NO.
ISSUED
EFFECTIVE
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4/28/99
6/24/99
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7/16/98
9/18/98
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9/30/96
12/11/96
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3/13/96
3/13/96
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SECTION 320 - AGGREGATE-BITUMINOUS BASE COURSE
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"C" LTR NO.
ISSUED
EFFECTIVE
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7/16/98
9/18/98
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SECTION 321 - AGGREGATE - CEMENT BASE COURSE
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"C" LTR NO.
ISSUED
EFFECTIVE
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7/16/98
9/18/98
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SECTION 341 - COLD RECYCLED BITUMINOUS BASE COURSE
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"C" LTR NO.
ISSUED
EFFECTIVE
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7/16/98
9/18/98
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SECTION 401 - CONVENTIONAL SPECIFICATIONS, PLANT-MIXED BITUMINOUS CONCRETE COURSES
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"C" LTR NO.
ISSUED
EFFECTIVE
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7/30/99
10/22/99
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8/21/98
11/13/98
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7/16/98
9/18/98
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6/23/98
9/4/98
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5/19/97
7/30/97
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9/30/96
12/11/96
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3/13/96
3/13/96
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SECTION 402 - GENERAL RESTRICTED PERFORMANCE SPECIFICATION, PLANT-MIX COURSES
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"C" LTR NO.
ISSUED
EFFECTIVE
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8/21/98
11/13/98
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5/19/97
7/30/97
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9/30/96
12/11/96
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3/13/96
3/13/96
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SECTION 420 - BITUMINOUS WEARING COURSE ID-2 (STANDARD),
BITUMINOUS WEARING COURSE ID-2 (HEAVY DUTY),
BITUMINOUS WEARING COURSE ID-2, RPS (STANDARD),
AND BITUMINOUS WEARING COURSE ID-2, RPS (HEAVY DUTY)
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"C" LTR NO.
ISSUED
EFFECTIVE
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7/30/99
10/22/99
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7/16/98
9/18/98
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9/30/96
12/11/96
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3/13/96
3/13/96
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SECTION 421 - BITUMINOUS BINDER COURSE ID-2 (STANDARD),
BITUMINOUS BINDERCOURSE ID-2 (HEAVY DUTY),
BITUMINOUS BINDER COURSE ID-2, RPS (STANDARD),
AND BITUMINOUS BINDER COURSE ID-2, RPS (HEAVY DUTY)
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"C" LTR NO.
ISSUED
EFFECTIVE
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9/30/96
12/11/96
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3/13/96
3/13/96
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SECTION 422 - BITUMINOUS WEARING COURSE FJ-1 AND BITUMINOUS WEARING COURSE FJ-1C
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"C" LTR NO.
ISSUED
EFFECTIVE
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7/16/98
9/18/98
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SECTION 424 - BITUMINOUS WEARING COURSE ID-3 (STANDARD),
BITUMINOUS WEARING COURSE ID-3 (HEAVY DUTY),
BITUMINOUS WEARING COURSE ID-3, RPS (STANDARD),
AND BITUMINOUS WEARING COURSE ID-3, RPS (HEAVY DUTY)
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"C" LTR NO.
ISSUED
EFFECTIVE
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9/30/96
12/11/96
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3/13/96
3/13/96
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SECTION 430 - BITUMINOUS WEARING COURSE FB-2
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"C" LTR NO.
ISSUED
EFFECTIVE
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7/16/98
9/18/98
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SECTION 439 - BITUMINOUS WEARING COURSE FB-1
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"C" LTR NO.
ISSUED
EFFECTIVE
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7/16/98
9/18/98
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SECTION 460 - BITUMINOUS TACK COAT
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"C" LTR NO.
ISSUED
EFFECTIVE
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6/23/97
8/27/97
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SECTION 461 - BITUMINOUS PRIME COAT
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"C" LTR NO.
ISSUED
EFFECTIVE
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7/16/98
9/18/98
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SECTION 467 - HEAVY DUTY MEMBRANES
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"C" LTR NO.
ISSUED
EFFECTIVE
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7/16/98
9/18/98
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SECTION 468 - FIBERIZED ASPHALT MEMBRANE
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"C" LTR NO.
ISSUED
EFFECTIVE
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7/30/99
10/22/99
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7/16/98
9/18/98
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SECTION 469 - ASPHALT JOINT AND CRACK SEALING
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"C" LTR NO.
ISSUED
EFFECTIVE
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7/30/99
10/22/99
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7/16/98
9/18/98
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SECTION 470 - BITUMINOUS SEAL COAT
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"C" LTR NO.
ISSUED
EFFECTIVE
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7/16/98
9/18/98
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SECTION 471 - BITUMINOUS SEAL COAT USING PRECOATED AGGREGATE
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"C" LTR NO.
ISSUED
EFFECTIVE
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7/16/98
9/18/98
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SECTION 482 - SLURRY SEAL
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"C" LTR NO.
ISSUED
EFFECTIVE
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7/16/98
9/18/98
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SECTION 501 - REINFORCED OR PAIN CEMENT CONCRETE PAVEMENTS
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"C" LTR NO.
ISSUED
EFFECTIVE
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7/30/99
10/22/99
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11/21/97
11/21/97
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10/1/97
12/4/97
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9/18/97
12/4/97
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1/24/97
3/12/97
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12/31/96
2/12/97
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3/13/96
3/13/96
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SECTION 504 - PAVEMENT RELIEF JOINT
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"C" LTR NO.
ISSUED
EFFECTIVE
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7/16/98
9/18/98
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SECTION 506 - REINFORCED OR PLAIN CEMENT CONRETE PAVEMENTS, R.P.S.
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"C" LTR NO.
ISSUED
EFFECTIVE
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5/11/98
6/26/98
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8/18/97
8/18/97
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SECTION 507 - EVALUATION AND PAYMENT OF R.P.S. CONCRETE PAVEMENT RIDE QUALITY
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"C" LTR NO.
ISSUED
EFFECTIVE
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5/11/98
6/26/98
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SECTION 512 - LONGITUDINAL JOINT CLEANING AND SEALING
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"C" LTR NO.
ISSUED
EFFECTIVE
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7/30/99
10/22/99
...
...
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SECTION 513 - JOINT REHABILITATION
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"C" LTR NO.
ISSUED
EFFECTIVE
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7/30/99
10/22/99
...
...
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SECTION 515 - SAWING AND SEALING OF BITUMINOUS OVERLAYS
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"C" LTR NO.
ISSUED
EFFECTIVE
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7/30/99
10/22/99
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SECTION 516 - CONCRETE PAVEMENT PATCHING
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"C" LTR NO.
ISSUED
EFFECTIVE
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7/30/99
10/22/99
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7/1/96
9/18/96
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SECTION 518 - CONTINUOUSLY REINFORCED CONCRETE PAVEMENT
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"C" LTR NO.
ISSUED
EFFECTIVE
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7/30/99
10/22/99
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SECTION 521 - TRANSVERSE JOINT CLEANING AND SEALING
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"C" LTR NO.
ISSUED
EFFECTIVE
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7/30/99
10/22/99
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SECTION 523 - PAVEMENT -SHOULDER JOINT SEALING
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"C" LTR NO.
ISSUED
EFFECTIVE
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7/30/99
10/22/99
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7/16/98
9/18/98
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SECTION 524 -THIN BONDED PORTLAND CEMENT CONCRETE OVERLAY
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"C" LTR NO.
ISSUED
EFFECTIVE
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7/30/99
10/22/99
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SECTION 525 - CONCRETE PAVEMENT SPALL REPAIR
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"C" LTR NO.
ISSUED
EFFECTIVE
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7/17/97
9/25/97
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SECTION 590 - CRACK CLEANING AND SEALING
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"C" LTR NO.
ISSUED
EFFECTIVE
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7/30/99
10/22/99
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SECTION 601 - PIPE CULVERTS
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"C" LTR NO.
ISSUED
EFFECTIVE
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7/30/99
10/22/99
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3/30/98
5/22/98
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12/16/97
2/12/98
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SECTION 603 - METAL PLATE CULVERTS
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"C" LTR NO.
ISSUED
EFFECTIVE
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7/16/98
9/18/98
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SECTION 605 - ENDWALLS, INLETS, MANHOLES, AND SPRING BOXES
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"C" LTR NO.
ISSUED
EFFECTIVE
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1/28/99
4/22/99
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10/14/97
12/18/97
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SECTION 609 - INSPECTOR'S FIELD OFFICE AND INSPECTION FACILITIES
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"C" LTR NO.
ISSUED
EFFECTIVE
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3/13/96
4/24/96
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SECTION 610 - PIPE UNDERDRAIN AND PAVEMENT BASE DRAIN
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"C" LTR NO.
ISSUED
EFFECTIVE
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12/31/96
2/12/97
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SECTION 615 - SUBSURFACE DRAIN OUTLETS
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"C" LTR NO.
ISSUED
EFFECTIVE
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12/31/96
2/12/97
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SECTION 619 - PERMANENT IMPACT ATTENUATING DEVICES
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"C" LTR NO.
ISSUED
EFFECTIVE
11/23/99
2/25/00
SECTION 621 - METAL MEDIAN BARRIER
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"C" LTR NO.
ISSUED
EFFECTIVE
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7/16/98
9/18/98
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SECTION 622 - CONCRETE GLARE SCREEN
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"C" LTR NO.
ISSUED
EFFECTIVE
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5/15/98
7/10/98
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11/17/97
1/29/98
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SECTION 623 - CONCRETE MEDIAN BARRIER
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"C" LTR NO.
ISSUED
EFFECTIVE
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1/28/99
4/22/99
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5/15/98
7/10/98
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12/13/96
2/12/97
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SECTION 627 - TEMPORARY CONCRETE BARRIER
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"C" LTR NO.
ISSUED
EFFECTIVE
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12/13/96
2/12/97
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SECTION 629 - CONCRETE TRAFFIC SEPARATOR
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"C" LTR NO.
ISSUED
EFFECTIVE
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4/21/98
7/10/98
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SECTION 636 - BITUMINOUS CONCRETE CURB
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"C" LTR NO.
ISSUED
EFFECTIVE
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7/16/98
9/18/98
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SECTION 640 - PLAIN CEMENT CONCRETE GUTTER
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"C" LTR NO.
ISSUED
EFFECTIVE
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7/16/98
9/18/98
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SECTION 658 - CONCRETE SHOULDERS
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"C" LTR NO.
ISSUED
EFFECTIVE
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10/17/97
1/8/98
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SECTION 660 - MILLED SHOULDER RUMBLE STRIPS
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"C" LTR NO.
ISSUED
EFFECTIVE
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4/21/98
7/10/98
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10/17/97
1/8/98
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SECTION 676 - CEMENT CONCRETE SIDEWALKS
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"C" LTR NO.
ISSUED
EFFECTIVE
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6/23/98
9/4/98
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SECTION 680 - WATERPROOFING
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"C" LTR NO.
ISSUED
EFFECTIVE
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10/13/99
12/31/99
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7/16/98
9/18/98
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SECTION 688 - MICROCOMPUTER SYSTEM
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"C" LTR NO.
ISSUED
EFFECTIVE
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10/13/99
12/31/99
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SECTION 692 - SHOULDER RELIEF JOINT
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"C" LTR NO.
ISSUED
EFFECTIVE
7/16/98
9/18/98
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SECTION 696 - TEMPORARY IMPACT ATTENUATING DEVICES
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"C" LTR NO.
ISSUED
EFFECTIVE
.
11/23/99
2/25/00
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SECTION 697 - RESET TEMPORARY IMPACT ATTENUATING DEVICES
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"C" LTR NO.
ISSUED
EFFECTIVE
.
11/23/99
2/25/00
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SECTION 702 - BITUMINOUS MATERIAL
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"C" LTR NO.
ISSUED
EFFECTIVE
7/16/98
9/18/98
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SECTION 703 - AGGREGATE
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"C" LTR NO.
ISSUED
EFFECTIVE
.
4/28/99
6/24/99
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10/14/97
12/18/97
6/23/97
8/27/97
11/22/96
1/15/97
8/2/96
10/2/96
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SECTION 704 - CEMENT CONCRETE
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"C" LTR NO.
ISSUED
EFFECTIVE
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7/30/99
10/22/99
.
4/28/99
6/24/99
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5/11/98
6/26/98
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7/17/97
9/25/97
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9/30/96
12/11/96
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3/13/96
3/13/96
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SECTION 705 - JOINT MATERIAL
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"C" LTR NO.
ISSUED
EFFECTIVE
.
11/23/99
2/25/00
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7/30/99
10/22/99
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8/21/98
11/13/98
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3/3/98
5/8/98
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6/6/97
8/13/97
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1/24/97
3/12/97
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12/13/96
2/12/97
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3/13/96
3/13/96
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SECTION 709 - REINFORCEMENT STEEL
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"C" LTR NO.
ISSUED
EFFECTIVE
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10/13/99
12/31/99
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10/19/98
2/26/99
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3/30/98
5/22/98
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12/13/96
2/12/97
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SECTION 711 - CONCRETE CURING MATERIAL AND ADMIXTURES
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"C" LTR NO.
ISSUED
EFFECTIVE
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9/30/96
12/11/96
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SECTION 714 - PRECAST CONCRETE PRODUCTS
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"C" LTR NO.
ISSUED
EFFECTIVE
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7/30/99
10/22/99
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1/28/99
4/22/99
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2/6/98
4/9/98
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7/17/97
9/25/97
...
12/13/96
2/12/97
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3/13/96
3/13/96
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SECTION 724 - POZZOLANS
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"C" LTR NO.
ISSUED
EFFECTIVE
.
4/28/99
6/24/99
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7/1/96
9/18/96
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SECTION 735 - GEOTEXTILES
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"C" LTR NO.
ISSUED
EFFECTIVE
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3/13/96
3/13/96
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SECTION 802 - TOPSOIL FURNISHED AND PLACED
...
"C" LTR NO.
ISSUED
EFFECTIVE
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9/30/96
12/11/96
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SECTION 804 - SEEDING AND SOIL SUPPLEMENTS
...
"C" LTR NO.
ISSUED
EFFECTIVE
...
1/6/98
3/19/98
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SECTION 805 - MULCHING
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"C" LTR NO.
ISSUED
EFFECTIVE
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1/6/98
3/19/98
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7/17/97
9/25/97
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SECTION 806 - WATER COURSE AND SLOPE EROSION PROTECTION
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"C" LTR NO.
ISSUED
EFFECTIVE
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1/6/98
3/19/98
...
7/17/97
9/25/97
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SECTION 808 - PLANTS, PLANTING, AND TRANSPLANTING
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"C" LTR NO.
ISSUED
EFFECTIVE
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1/6/98
3/19/98
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7/17/97
9/25/97
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SECTION 901 - MAINTENANCE AND PROTECTION OF TRAFFIC DURING CONSTRUCTION
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"C" LTR NO.
ISSUED
EFFECTIVE
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7/16/98
9/18/98
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2/18/97
5/7/97
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SECTION 910 - HIGHWAY LIGHTING
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"C" LTR NO.
ISSUED
EFFECTIVE
...
1/28/99
4/22/99
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SECTION 930 - POST MOUNTED SIGNS, TYPE A
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"C" LTR NO.
ISSUED
EFFECTIVE
...
5/5/97
7/30/97
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SECTION 934 - POST MOUNTED SIGNS, TYPE E
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"C" LTR NO.
ISSUED
EFFECTIVE
..
8/21/98
11/13/98
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SECTION 1001 - CEMENT CONCRETE STRUCTURES
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"C" LTR NO.
ISSUED
EFFECTIVE
.
10/13/99
12/31/99
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3/28/97
6/18/97
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7/1/96
9/18/96
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SECTION 1002 - REINFORCEMENT BARS
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"C" LTR NO.
ISSUED
EFFECTIVE
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3/3/98
5/8/98
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SECTION 1013 - ALUMINUM BRIDGE RAILING
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"C" LTR NO.
ISSUED
EFFECTIVE
...
2/6/98
4/9/98
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SECTION 1023 - ALUMINUM BRIDGE HAND RAILING
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"C" LTR NO.
ISSUED
EFFECTIVE
..
2/6/98
4/9/98
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SECTION 1025 - MODIFICATION OF EXISTING PARAPETS
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"C" LTR NO.
ISSUED
EFFECTIVE
3/28/97
6/28/97
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SECTION 1026 - NEOPRENE STRIP SEAL DAM
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"C" LTR NO.
ISSUED
EFFECTIVE
...
10/19/98
2/26/99
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SECTION 1040 - CONCRET BRIDGE DECK REPAIR
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"C" LTR NO.
ISSUED
EFFECTIVE
..
3/28/97
6/18/97
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SECTION 1050 - STEEL BRIDGE SUPERSTRUCTURE
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"C" LTR NO.
ISSUED
EFFECTIVE
.
9/30/96
12/11/96
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7/1/96
9/18/96
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SECTION 1051 - DOWNSPOUTING
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"C" LTR NO.
ISSUED
EFFECTIVE
.
7/30/99
10/22/99
.
4/28/99
6/24/99
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SECTION 1060 - PAINTING STRUCTURAL STEEL
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"C" LTR NO.
ISSUED
EFFECTIVE
..
3/30/98
5/22/98
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SECTION 1070 - PAINTING EXISTING STRUCTURAL STEEL
...
"C" LTR NO.
ISSUED
EFFECTIVE
...
3/30/98
5/22/98
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SECTION 1080 - PRESTRESSED CONCRETE BRIDGE SUPERSTRUCTURE
...
"C" LTR NO.
ISSUED
EFFECTIVE
..
7/30/99
10/22/99
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SECTION 1085 - PRECAST REINFORCED CONCRETE BOX CULVERT
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"C" LTR NO.
ISSUED
EFFECTIVE
..
3/28/97
6/18/97
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3/13/96
3/13/96
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SECTION 1086 - SOUND BARRIERS
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"C" LTR NO.
ISSUED
EFFECTIVE
..
10/19/98
2/26/99
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2/6/98
4/9/98
..
..
..
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SECTION 1101 - HIGHWAY LIGHTING
...
"C" LTR NO.
ISSUED
EFFECTIVE
..
1/28/99
4/22/99
..
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SECTION 1102 - SIGN LIGHTING
...
"C" LTR NO.
ISSUED
EFFECTIVE
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1/28/99
4/22/99
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..
..
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SECTION 1103 - TRAFFIC SIGNING AND MARKING
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"C" LTR NO.
ISSUED
EFFECTIVE
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8/21/98
11/13/98
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SECTION 1105 - FABRICATED STRUCTURAL STEEL
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"C" LTR NO.
ISSUED
EFFECTIVE
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6/23/98
9/4/98
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6/23/97
8/27/97
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5/5/97
7/30/97
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10/11/96
1/15/97
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7/1/96
9/18/96
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SECTION 1107 - PRESTRESSED CONCRETE BRIDGE BEAMS
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"C" LTR NO.
ISSUED
EFFECTIVE
.
4/28/99
6/24/99
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3/30/98
5/22/98
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7/24/97
9/25/97
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3/21/97
6/4/97
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SECTION 1109 - GUIDE RAIL AND METAL MEDIAN BARRIER
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"C" LTR NO.
ISSUED
EFFECTIVE
.
6/6/97
8/13/97
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12/13/96
2/12/97

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