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Specifications and Estimates

Specifications and Estimates / Specifications

Specification Package Preparation Aids

Specifications and Estimates

Dan Scheer, State Specification Engineer
Phone: (850) 414-4130
Fax (850) 414 - 4199

 

SAMPLE
Specifications Package
This link provides access to a SAMPLE Specifications Package, the PDF file of an electronically signed and sealed package. It demonstrates a completed Table of Contents, the consecutive numbering of a package, and how to incorporate an individually signed and sealed Technical Special Provision; all ready for incorporation into a PS&E submittal.
SAMPLE
Supplemental Specifications
Package
This link provides access to a SAMPLE Supplemental Specifications Package, prepared for the same project, as the pdf file of an electronically signed and sealed package. It demonstrates how to modify an original Specifications Package, ready for incorporation into a Revision.
Style Guide for Formatting Specifications This link provides many helpful hints on formatting specifications prepared for incorporation into FDOT projects. Topics covered include AASHTO Format; Organization of Specs; Formatting Issues; Abbreviations and Symbols; Numerals; Punctuation and Grammar; Capitalization; Tables; Wording in Active Voice; Word Processing Hints; etc. These guidelines are also applicable to the preparation of Technical Special Provisions.
Specifications Development Formatting Guidelines This link provides important information on how to apply the FDOT document template when creating and formatting Specifications.
Specifications Format Template Right-click on this link and click on "Save Target As" to save the Specifications format template to your computer. The template contains the styles necessary for the formatting of the Specifications Package.
Guidance for Approval of Proprietary Products
FHWA Proprietary Guidance - Questions and Answers (2012) - FHWA's policy (2012) on the approval for the use of proprietary or patented products.
Proprietary Product Procedure (Draft) - Proprietary Product Procedure No. 630-020-005

Proprietary Product Certification Form - Proprietary Product Certification Form
Guidance for Approval of Proprietary Products - FHWA's policy (2006) on the approval for the use of proprietary or patented products.