Each year the MAG Standard Specifications and Details Committee reviews changes to the Uniform Standard Specifications and Details for Public Works Construction document. These changes are first reviewed in separate cases. This project page is designed to be a resource for committee members to access the most current versions of cases under consideration throughout the year.
(Page last updated 10/06/14)
A summary of 2014 Cases with links to PDF working documents is shown in the table below:
Revisions to MAG Sections 101, 205, 335, 601, 603, 615, 618,735, 739, and 740. Update Details 200-1, 200-2, and 212. Rigid and Flexible Pipe Installation Specs.
Information attachment: ADOT Trench Terminology
Status Update: 4/29/2014, MCDOT Comments on Water Consolidation
Case 13-15: 6/04/2014 Version
Case 13-15: 8/19/2014 Version
Create a new Section 742 Pre Cast Manhole Bases. Add detail drawings for construction and installation. Comments from MCDOT
Additonal Comments 8/6/14
Craig Sharp, Buckeye
Update Sections 625 and 775 to remove references to steps and the use of bricks in manholes.
Comments from MCDOT 8/6/14
A. Change "transverse" to "longitudinal" in Section 321.8.2
B. In section 739.1 delete the extra occurrence of the word "Pipe".
C. Delete "OR BRICK" from the title of Section 342.
D. Change "forecast" to "for cast" in Section 750.3 Joint Requirements
E. Revise wording in Sec. 107.11 to match “careful and prudent manner" in Sec. 101.2.
F. Change “off” to “of” in Section 211.3
G. Change “values” to “valves” in 336, 345, and 616.
H. Remove steps from Details 429 and 522.
Rod Ramos, Scottsdale,
Revisions to Section 405 Monuments and Detail 120. Update specifications to match current details and requirements
Updates to Guardrail Details. Revisions to Section 415 and/or inclusion of guardrail details.
Revision to Detail 552 Concrete Cut-off Walls. Move cut-off walls away from roadway edge and delete design related notes.
Revisions to Section 324 Portland Cement Concrete Pavement
Revisions to Section 718 Preservative Seal for Asphalt Concrete
Revision to Section 735 Reinforced Concrete Pipe and Section 618 Storm Drain Construction. Add Elliptical and Arch Reinforced Concrete Pipe
New Section 607: Trenchless Installation of Smooth Wall Jacking Pipe. Includes Revisions to Section 618: Storm Drain Construction.
Revision to Section 726 Concrete Curing Materials. Replace discontinued AASHTO references with current ASTM standards.
Include Language to Allow Use of Warm Mix Asphalt. Update Sections 321 and 710.
Delete the use of Asbestos-Cement Pipe in Valve Box Installations.
Proposed Revisions to Sections 336.3 and 336.4. Add pavement removal criteria to prevent full depth pavement cuts from being located within a lane wheel path and to prevent creation of narrow pavement edge strips.
Revisions to Section 321 from MCDOT Supplement. Incorporate MCDOT enhancements to Section 321 PLACEMENT AND CONSTRUCTION OF ASPHALT CONCRETE PAVEMENT into the MAG Specifications.
Consolidate all testing requirements in a new Section 611.
Move Hydrostatic Testing from Section 610 to Section 611; to update Table 610-1 consistent with AWWA; to place Section 610 into sequential order.
Comments from Maricopa County
Jim Badowich, Avondale
Revision to Section 310 - Placement of Construction of Aggregate Base Course. Change rock correction method to be consistent with Section 301.
Brian Gallimore, Materials WG
Create New Section 322 Asphalt Stamping. Provide specifications for materials and methods.
Brian Gallimore, Materials WG
Change all occurrences of the term "sidewalk ramp" in section 340 to "curb ramp" to prevent confusion.
Revisions to Section 325 and 717. Add provisions for terminal-blended asphalt-rubber binder (ARB). (Includes comments.)
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