The Greenbook is designed to aid in furthering uniformity of plans and specifications accepted and used by those involved in public works construction and to take such other steps as are designed to promote more competitive bidding by private contractors.
This book focuses on concepts and processes for managing public works construction projects. This book focuses on concepts and processes for managing public works construction projects. It highlights effective practices for good project management, identifies common pitfalls, and explains how they might be avoided or dealt with. The book has been subjected to peer review and comment by knowledgeable people in both the public and p
The 'bible' of public works inspection for over 50 years, the Public Works Inspectors' Manual has become the standard reference for professionals across the nation responsible for inspecting all types of public works construction. It clearly spells out, in-step-by-step detail, testing procedures and inspection guidelines for virtually every type of work and material - from asphalt and aggregates, to pipe and prestressed concrete. More im
A complete operational technical guidebook for professionals charged with the responsibilities of inspecting all types of public works construction for city, county, state and federal agencies. The most comprehensive and authoritative text of its kind ever written and published. Of considerable value not only to inspection personnel, but also contractors, engineers, architects and students.
Are you doing all you can? In some cases, the use of recycled/reclaimed materials in public construction projects has been limited due to testing requirements that were developed to evaluate only virgin materials or to DOT common practices.
Sometimes nothing explains construction standards like a clear illustration. This loose leaf manual features hundreds of standardized drawings and dimensional details covering every aspect of public works construction; from street improvement and sewers and sanitation, to street lighting, traffic signals, retaining walls, landscaping and irrigation systems - now all in standard English units. Every dimension is clearly illustrated
An inspector plays a crucial role in any construction project. The job demands knowledge, awareness, keen observation skills, and the ability to deal with contractors and project owners. This downloadable publication provides the inspector the necessary knowledge to inspect sewerage and drainage construction projects. The guide, specifically written to advance the mission of high-quality construction standards, provides a ser
This handy pocket guide provides basic and practical information on how to best accomplish the most important management activities for trees at-risk in construction areas. These BMPs will help give the trees the best chance to survive and thrive during and after the construction process.