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The following links below provide access to many commonly used ODOT Reference Materials such as Design Manuals, Specifications and Standard Drawings. Click on the item link in the "Where can I find " column to access the item of interest to you.

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 Revision History

 
 

 Last Revision Date

 
  
10/17/2014
 

 Future Release Dates

 
The DRRC page will be updated as new and revised engineering design standards are released. Quarterly release dates for the next four years are as follows:
* PLEASE NOTE: Engineering offices (Hydraulics, Pavement, Roadway, Structures, and Traffic Standards) will only be issuing updates for publications in January and July
  
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The Reference Resource Center has these specialized views to help you find the documents you need based on your area of interest: 

 

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Addenda ListingUpdates regularly*

No list available

Construction Contract Sales
Aesthetic Design GuidelinesSeptember 2000
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Airport Directory2005-2006 *
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Aviation
Allowable Rates for Own Equipment Not Listed In Blue BookMarch 2011*

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Construction Management
Apparent Low Bidder ReportUpdated regularly*

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Construction Contract Sales
Approved Asphalt Field Quality Control Supervisors (FQCS) (Contract Employee’s Only)January 2013*

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Materials Management
Approved Field WeldersUpdated regularly*

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Materials Management
Approved Materials ListUpdated regularly*

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Materials Management
Approved Paver List for 401.12 (All Contractors)March 2009*

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Materials Management
Asphalt Material InformationNo date*

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Materials Management
Asphalt Materials Plant ReportNo date*

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Materials Management
Asphalt Monitor ManualNo date*

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Materials Management
Award Meeting Results SummaryUpdated regularly*

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Construction Contract Sales
Award Sheets for LettingsPrevious year's archived

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Construction Contract Sales
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Best Management Practices (BPM) for Temporary Sediment Erosion Control Spreadsheet (XLS)Updated Regularly *Construction Administration
Bicycle and Pedestrian Facilities - Planning GuidelinesOctober 2005 *Statewide Planning & Research
Bid Express (Website)No date*

No list available​

Construction Contract Sales
Bid Letting PamphletUpdated for each sale *
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Contracts
Bid TabsUpdated After Each Sale *
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Contracts
Bidding Documents ListingUpdated regularly*

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Construction Contract Sales
Bidding Documents Search (by Project Num)Updated regularly*

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Construction Contract Sales
Bituminous Concrete Data SheetNo date*

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Materials Management
Bridge Design ManualJuly 18, 2014Structural Engineering
Bridge Inspection Report (BMS Query) (Intranet Only)Updated Regularly *
No list available
Structural Engineering
Bridge Inspection: Manual of Bridge Inspection 20142014 update and the applications affectedStructural Engineering
Bridge Inventory Coding GuideAugust 2012*
No list available
Structural Engineering
Bridge Maintenance ManualDraft Only *
No list available
Structural Engineering
Bridge PhotosUpdated Regularly *
No list available
Structural Engineering
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CADD Engineering Standards ManualJuly 18, 2014CADD & Mapping Services
CADD Standards for MicroStation and GEOPAK and other applicationsApril 25, 2014
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CADD & Mapping Services
Certified Producers and SuppliersUpdated regularly*

No list available

Materials Management
Certified Technician ListUpdated regularly*

No list available

Materials Management
Certified Traffic Manual (see Ohio Certified Traffic Manual)June 2007
No list available
Statewide Planning & Research
Change Order Inflation Calculator 2011March, 2011*

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Construction Management
Change Order PolicyJune, 2010*

No list available

Construction Management
Change Order Powerpoint TrainingNo date*

No list available

Construction Management
Change Order Process FlowchartSeptember, 2007*

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Construction Management
Change Order Reason CodesSeptember, 2007

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Construction Management
Change Order Standard ProcedureMarch 2012*

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Construction Management
Chemical Material InformationNo date

No list available

Materials Management
Chemical Safety ManualNo date

No list available

Materials Management
CMS PortalNo date

No list available

Construction Administration
Coatings InspectorNo date*

No list available

Construction Management
Concrete Air MonitoringAugust, 2007*
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Materials Management
Concrete Material InformationNo date

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Materials Management
Construction Administration Manual of Procedures 2013March 1, 2013 *

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e-book available​

Construction Administration
Construction and Material Specifications (2010)January 21, 2011*
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Construction Administration
Construction and Material Specifications (2013)January 1, 2013*

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Construction Administration
Construction and Material Specifications Designer Guidelines for Transition from 2008 to 2010January 15, 2010
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CADD & Mapping Services
Construction Contracts - SignedUpdates regularly*

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Construction Contract Sales
Construction Inspection FormsOctober 15, 2006 *
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Construction Administration
Construction Inspection Manual of Procedures 2009June 1, 2009 *
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Construction Administration
Construction Inspection Manual of Procedures 2013March 1, 2013 *
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Construction Administration
Construction Policies, Procedures, and Administrative RulesNo date*

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Construction Management
Consultant AnnouncementsUpdated Regularly *
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Consultant Services
Consultant Contracts Administration ManualDecember, 1998 *
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Consultant Services
Controlling Board WebsiteNo date*

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Construction Management
Cost Estimation SupportApril 19, 2013*Estimating
County Conveyance StandardsVaries by county
No list available
Real Estate
Culvert Management ManualJanuary 17, 2014Hydraulic Engineering
Project InspectorNo date*

No list available

Construction Management
Soils and Aggregate InspectorNo date*

No list available

Construction Management
Structures InspectorNo date*

No list available

Construction Management
Traffic and Electrical InspectorNo date*

No list available

Construction Management
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Delayed and Deferred ProjectsUpdates regularly*

No list available

Construction Contract Sales
Design Build Scope DocumentsApril 15, 2011Construction Management
Design Files for Construction ProjectsUpdated regularly*

No list available

Construction Contract Sales
Design Value Engineering PolicyMarch 27, 2009 *
No list available
Roadway Engineering
Design Value Engineering Standard ProceduresMarch 27, 2009 *
No list available
Engineering
DESTAPE (Traffic Information Management Section)Updated Regularly *
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Tech. Services
District Construction SharePoint SitesNo date*

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Construction Management
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Categorical Exclusion Toolkit*
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Environmental Services
Cultural Resources Manual2012 *Environmental Services
Ecological Manual 2014April 2014Environmental Services
Environmental Site Assessment Manual & GuidanceApril 2009 *Environmental Services
Equipment WatchNo date*
 

No list available

Construction Management
Guidance for Best Practices for Incorporating Environmental Justice into Ohio Transportation and Environmental ProcessesAugust 2002 *Environmental Services
Noise Analysis Manual (ODOT Highway Traffic Noise Analysis Manual)February 2013 *Environmental Services
Public Involvement Guide/Appendices/SamplesDecember 11, 2002 *Environmental Services
Section 4(f) Resources2002 *Environmental Services
Waterways Permit ManualOctober 16, 2009Environmental Services
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2013 Construction Season Fine Aggregrate Uncompacted Void ContentNo date*

No list available

Materials Management
Field Welding Inspection GuideNo date*

No list available

Materials Management
Force Account Template v.4Earlier versions available

No list available

Construction Management
Force Account Work, Daily ReportApril, 2008*

No list available

Construction Management
Functional Classification SystemUpdated Every 10 Years
No list available
Systems Planning & Program Management
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Geotechnical Bulletins (GB1-9)August 7, 2013
Geotechnical Bulletins includes: Plan Subgrades; Special Benching and Sidehill Embankment Fills; Rock Cut Slope & Catchment Design; Guidelines for the use of Geotechnical Instrumentation; Geotechnical Submission Guidelines; Shear Strength of Proposed Embankments; Drilled Shaft Landslide Stabilization Design; and Geotechnical Software

 
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Geotechnical Engineering
Geotechnical Engineering Design ChecklistsAugust 07, 2013Geotechnical Engineering
Geotechnical: Manual for Abandoned Underground Mine - Inventory and Risk AssessmentMay 15, 1998Geotechnical Engineering
Geotechnical: Specifications for Geotechnical ExplorationsAugust 7, 2013Geotechnical Engineering
Guidelines for Traffic Control in Work Zones (Pocket Guide)2012 *
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Roadway Engineering
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Highway Plan Reading ManualMarch 2003 *
No list available
Real Estate
Historical Bid DataUpdated regularly *
No list available
Estimating
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Inflation CalculatorUpdated Regularly
No list available
Estimating
Innovative Contracting ManualMay 1, 2010 *Construction Administration
Innovative Contracting Notification FormNo date*

No list available

Construction Management
Item MasterUpdated Regularly *Estimating
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Letting DatesUpdates regularly*

No list available

Construction Contract Sales
Local-let Materials Procedures, Guidelines, and DocumentsNo date *

No list available

Materials Management
Locally Administered Transportation Projects - Manual of ProceduresMay 12, 2008Local Programs
Location and Design Manual, Volume 1 - Roadway DesignJuly 18, 2014Roadway Engineering
Location and Design Manual, Volume 2 - Drainage DesignJuly 18, 2014Hydraulic Engineering
Location and Design Manual, Volume 3 - Highway PlansJuly 18, 2014CADD & Mapping Services
Location and Design Manual, Volume 3 - Highway Plans: Sample Plan SheetsJuly 18, 2014
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CADD & Mapping Services
LPA Construction Contract AdministrationNo date*

No list available

Construction Management
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Materials Management Staff DirectoryNo date*

No list available

Materials Management
Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) Administrative ManualSeptember 2004 *Systems Planning & Program Management
Minority Business Enterprise (MBE)/ Disadvantaged Business (DBE) Contractor InformationUpdated regulary *
No list available
 
Contracts
Motorist Claims FlowchartAugust 2012*

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Construction Management
MS4 Storm Water Outfall Inventory ManualAugust 4, 2005 *
no list available
Hydraulic Engineering
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National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) Implementation PlanMay 9, 2003 *
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Hydraulic Engineering
New ProductsUpdates regularly*

No list available

Materials Management
Notices to IndustryUpdates regularly*

No list available

Construction Contract Sales
Nuclear Gauge Transport BoxNo date

No list available

Materials Management
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Ohio Certified Traffic ManualJune 2007Statewide Planning & Research
Ohio Manual of Uniform Traffic Control Devices (OMUTCD)July 18, 2014Roadway Engineering
Order Construction Plans OnlineNo date*

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Construction Contract Sales
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Pavement Design ManualJuly 18, 2014Pavement Engineering
Pavement Preventative Maintenance Program GuidelinesMay 1, 2001 *
No list available
Pavement Engineering
PC Concrete JMF InformationNo date

No list available

Materials Management
PC Concrete JMF ListNo date*

No list available

Materials Management
Permitted Lane Closure InformationUpdated Regularly *
No list available
Roadway Engineering
Plan Insert SheetsVarious
Hydraulics, Roadway, Structures and Traffic Plan Insert Sheets are now listed with their respective Standard Drawings
Various
Plan Sheet Attachments (Current Addenda)Updated regularly*

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Construction Contract Sales
Planholders ListUpdates regularly*

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Construction Contract Sales
Planholders SummaryUpdates regularly*

No list available

Construction Contract Sales
Policies (External)Various dates *
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Various Offices
Policies (ODOT Intranet Only)Various dates *
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Various Offices
Pre-Approved Materials Lists (Qualified Products Lists)Updated Regularly *
No list available
Materials Management
Prebid Meeting Dates and LocationsUpdates regularly*

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Construction Contract Sales
Prebid Meeting TranscriptsUpdates regularly*

No list available

Construction Contract Sales
Pre-Qualified Consultants (Engineering, Right of Way Acquisition and Environmental Categories)Updated Regularly *
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Consultant Services
Pre-Qualified ContractorsUpdated Regularly *
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Contracts
Prevailing Wage ComplianceNo date*

No list available

Equal Employment Opportunity
Price Index AdjustmentsUpdates regularly*

No list available

Construction Management
Project Development Process Manual - 2012 VersionEnvironmental Services
Project Specific NoticesUpdates regularly*

No list available

Construction Contract Sales
Proposal Note Roster (ODOT Intranet Only)Updated Regularly *
No list available
Estimating
Proposal Notes2010 (earlier editions available)

No list available

Construction Management
Proposal Notes #000-100 (Proposal notes to be specified by the Office of Contracts)April 18, 2008 *Contracts
Proposal Notes #101-999 (Proposal notes to be specified by the District Office)October 17, 2014Construction Administration
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Qualified Products List (QPL)Updated regularly*

No list available

Materials Management
Quality Standards for Temporary TCDs & Acceptable Delineation Methods for VehiclesOctober 2010
No list available
Roadway Engineering
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Radiation SafetyNo date

No list available

Materials Management
Real Estate Policies and Procedures Manual: Acquisition ManualJanuary 3, 2012Real Estate
Real Estate Policies and Procedures Manual: AppraisalJanuary 3, 2012Real Estate
Real Estate Policies and Procedures Manual: Consultant Contract Administration for Right of Way ServicesJanuary 16, 2007Real Estate
Real Estate Policies and Procedures Manual: Cost Estimating ProceduresApril 15, 2005Real Estate
Real Estate Policies and Procedures Manual: Property ManagementJune 23, 2011Real Estate
Real Estate Policies and Procedures Manual: Railroad CoordinationJanuary 1, 2007Real Estate
Real Estate Policies and Procedures Manual: RelocationNovember 3, 2011Real Estate
Real Estate Policies and Procedures Manual: Right of Way PlansJuly 19, 2013Real Estate
Real Estate Policies and Procedures Manual: UtilitiesApril 25, 2005Real Estate
Requests for Proposal (Upcoming)Updates regularly*

No list available

Construction Contract Sales
Research and Special TestingUpdated regularly*

No list available

Materials Management
Roadway Inventory (Transportation Information Management - TIMS)Various Dates *
No list available
Tech. Services
Roadway Standards: Proprietary Roadway Safety DevicesUpdated Regularly *
No list available
Roadway Engineering
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2013 Construction Season Specific Gravity ListNo date*

No list available

Materials Management
Sampling and Testing ManualJanuary 1, 2013
No list available
Materials Management
Sampling and Testing Manual (2005)June, 2005*

No list available

Materials Management
Sampling and Testing Manual (2008)May, 2008*

No list available

Materials Management
Sampling and Testing Manual (2010)June, 2010*

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Materials Management
Sampling and Testing Manual (2013)February 2013

No list available

Materials Management
SiteManager Newsletter (The Green Light)April 2014

No List Available

Construction Management
SiteManager Quick GuidesSeptember 1, 2013

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Construction Administration
SiteXchange Information (Electronic C92)No date*

No list available

Construction Contract Sales
Small Quantities Administrative RulingAugust, 2002*

No list available

Construction Management
Specification for Consulting Services2010 Edition *
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Consultant Services
SR Pavement Friction GuidelinesNo date*

No list Available

Materials Management
Standard Drawings: BridgesJuly 18, 2014Structural Engineering
Standard Drawings: Bridges - Plan Insert SheetsApril 20, 2007
No list available
Structural Engineering
Standard Drawings: Construction - Hydraulics (CB, HW, I, MH, DM, WQ Series)July 18, 2014Hydraulic Engineering
Standard Drawings: Construction - Hydraulics (CB, HW, I, MH, DM, WQ Series): Plan Insert SheetsUpdated regularly *
No list available
Hydraulic Engineering
Standard Drawings: Construction - Pavement (BP Series)July 2008 *Pavement Engineering
Standard Drawings: Construction - Roadway (F, GR, RM, and BP- 2.6; 4.1; 5.1; 7.1; 9.1 Series) and Roadside (LA Series)July 18, 2014Roadway Engineering
Standard Drawings: Construction - Roadway (F, GR, RM, and BP- 2.6; 4.1; 5.1; 7.1; 9.1 Series) and Roadside (LA Series): Plan Insert SheetsJuly 18, 2014
No list available
 
 
Roadway Engineering
Standard Drawings: TrafficJuly 18, 2014Roadway Engineering
Standard Drawings: Traffic: Plan Insert SheetsJuly 18, 2014
No list available
Roadway Engineering
State Highway Access Management ManualDecember, 2001 *
No list available
Roadway Engineering
Straight Line DiagramsJanuary 1, 2009 *
No list available
Tech. Services
Structural Steel Material InformationNo date*

No list available

Materials Management
Structures Design Data SheetsJanuary 16, 2009
No list available
Structural Engineering
Subcontractors on Construction Projects (6 month history)Updated regularly*

No list available

Construction Contract Sales
Summary of Contracts AwardedUpdated regularly *
No list available
Estimating
Supplemental SpecificationsOctober 17, 2014Construction Administration
Supplemental SpecificationsOct 17, 2014

No list available

Construction Management
Survey & Mapping SpecificationsJuly 19, 2013CADD & Mapping Services
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TE FormsUpdated regularly*

No list available

Materials Management
TEM - Sign Designs and Markings Manual (SDMM)July 18, 2014
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Roadway Engineering
Traffic Engineering ManualJuly 18, 2014Roadway Engineering
Traffic Regulations Databases (Speed Zones, Parking Restriction, School Zones & Village Signal Permits)Updated Regularly *
no list available
Traffic Engineering
Traffic Survey Reports (Traffic Counts)Continuously updated on a county by county basis. Reports are dated.
no list available
Tech. Services
Training, Certification, and Manuals (Materials Management)Updated regularly*

No list available

Materials Management
Transportation Information Mapping System (TIMS)Updated Regularly *

no list available​

Tech. Services
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Upcoming Projects IndexUpdated regularly*

No list available

Construction Contract Sales
Upcoming Projects OverviewUpdated regularly*

No list available

Construction Contract Sales
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Virtual Warehouse (TE-24)Updated regularly*

No list available

Materials Management
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Waiver of Liquidated Damages and Time ExtensionsMarch, 2003*

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Construction Management