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CONSTRUCTION MANUAL
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Entire Construction Manual
Chapter Title Updated
Title Page  Updated
08/16 
  Summary of Changes Updated
08/16 
  Table of Contents Updated
08/16
Project Manager's Checklist
10/13
  Foreword Updated
08/16
Chapter 1 ODOT Organization
10/13
Chapter 2 Project Funding/Contract Administration Responsibility 
06/12
Chapter 3 Delegation of Authority 
10/13 
Chapter 4 Relations with Public or Other Agencies
10/10
Chapter 5 Construction Authorization 
02/16
Chapter 6 Examination of Project Site and Responding to Bidders 
02/16
Chapter 7 Evaluation for Unbalanced Bids
10/10
Chapter 8 Award and Execution of Contract 
10/13
Chapter 9 Responsibility of Project Manager 
10/13
Chapter 10 Superintendence by Contractor
10/10
Chapter 11 Before On-Site Work Can Begin 
10/13
Chapter 12 Project Records
10/13
Chapter 12-A Daily Reports/Diaries 
10/13
Chapter 12-B Quality 
10/13
Chapter 12-C Quality Price Adjustments 
02/16
Chapter 12-D Quantities 
10/13 
Chapter 12-E Adjustments to Lump Sum and Other Items 
10/13
Chapter 12-F Materials Stored or On Hand
10/10
Chapter 12-G Extra Work Performed on Force Account Basis
10/10
Chapter 12-H As Constructed Plans
10/10
Chapter 13 Contract Time 
10/13
Chapter 14 Subcontracts Updated
08/16
Chapter 15 Change Orders/Force Account/Work by Public Forces 
10/13 
Chapter 16 Working Drawings and Submittals
10/13
Chapter 17 Safety
10/13
Chapter 18 Workforce and Small Business Equity Programs
10/13
Chapter 19 Labor Compliance Updated
08/16
Chapter 20 Construction Surveying/Monumentation
06/09
Chapter 21 Permits
10/13 
Chapter 22 Sources of Materials
10/10
Chapter 23 Quantities of Materials to be Produced
06/09
Chapter 24 Work Done by Utilities and Railroads
10/10
Chapter 25 Payments to Contractors/Retainage
10/10
Chapter 26 Prompt Payment/Claims Against Contractor's Bond
10/10
Chapter 27 Disagreements, Disputes, and Claims  
10/13 
Chapter 28 Use of Publicly Owned Equipment
10/13 
Chapter 29 Right of Way and Accesses
10/13
Chapter 30 Load and Speed Restrictions on Construction Vehicles
06/09
Chapter 31 Protection of Work/Responsibility for Damages
10/13
Chapter 32 Protection of Cultural Resources Updated
08/16
Chapter 33 Materials Left Over or Produced for a Third Party
10/13 
Chapter 34 Contractor Performance Evaluation 
10/13
Chapter 35 Termination and Breach of Contract 
10/10
Chapter 36 Acceptance of Project 
10/13
Chapter 37 Submittal of Final Project Documentation  
06/12
Chapter 38 Contractor Disagreement with Final Quantities or Payment
06/09
Chapter 39 Landscape Establishment Periods
01/08
Chapter 40 Third Notification
10/10
Chapter 41 Warranties/Guarantees/Responsibility for Materials and Workmanship
06/09
Index  Updated
08/16