2004 English Special Specifications for Houston - District 12 (All)


2004 English Special Provisions By District (All)
2004 English Special Specifications by Item (All)
Specification Information

SS8861  PDF  RTF  Relocation of Computerized Transportation Management System Equipment - Relocate CTMS equipment as shown on the plans and as described in this specification. Districtwide Use.
SS8800  PDF  RTF  Replace, Remove, Relocate, or Repair Large Roadside Sign Assemblies - Replace, remove, relocate or repair large roadside sign assemblies consisting of sign support, signs, mounting hardware and applicable appurtenances. Districtwide Use.
SS8799  PDF  RTF  Replace, Remove, Relocate or Repair Small Roadside Sign Assemblies - Replace, remove, relocate or repair small roadside sign assemblies consisting of sign foundation, sign support, signs, mounting hardware and applicable appurtenances. Districtwide Use.
SS8777  PDF  RTF  LED Roadway Illumination - Furnish, fabricate, and install light-emitting diode (LED) roadway illumination assemblies, LED luminaires, or replace high pressure sodium (HPS) luminaire with LED luminaire Districtwide Use.
SS8739  PDF  RTF  Camera Pole Structure - This Specification supplements the camera pole details found on the plans. Fabricate, deliver, and install camera pole structures as shown on the plans. Districtwide Use.
SS8703  PDF  RTF  Accessible Pedestrian Signal Units - Furnish and install accessible pedestrian signal (APS) units. Replaced by SS8835 . Districtwide Use. Special Provisions exist.
SS8579  PDF  RTF  ITS Specifications Material Submittal Requirements - Furnish technical data sheets, material cut sheets, brochures, shop drawings, and working drawings. Districtwide Use.
SS8260  PDF  RTF  LED Countdown Pedestrian Signal Module - VOID - DO NOT USE. Furnish and install LED “Walking Person” and “Hand” icon pedestrian signal modules with a countdown feature. Replaced by 682-003. Districtwide Use.
SS8048  PDF  RTF  Radar Vehicle Sensing Device (RVSD) - Furnish and install overhead microwave vehicle detection system as shown in the plans, as detailed in the special specifications and as directed. Replaced by SS8821 . Districtwide Use.
SS7625  PDF  RTF  Maintenance of Video Imaging Vehicle Detection Systems - Install or replace Video Imaging Vehicle Detection System (VIVDS) components that monitor vehicles on a roadway via processing of video images and provide detector outputs to a traffic controller. Replaces SS7609 . Districtwide Use.
SS7479  PDF  RTF  Maintenance of Illumination - Maintenance, repiar and/or replacement of the various appurtenances related to existing illumination assemblies. Replaced by SS8852 . Districtwide Use.
SS7434  PDF  RTF  Emergency Channel Debris Removal and Disposal - Remove and dispose of debris collected on columns, piers and piling in stream channel and right of way from the beginning of the bridge(s) to the end of the bridge(s) the whole width of the right of way. For emergency contracts only for Hurricane Ike Districtwide Use.
SS7431  PDF  RTF  FEMA Emergency Roadway Debris Removal and Disposal - Pay for debris removal on FEMA roads by the cubic yard in accordance with FEMA regulations. For emergency contracts only for Hurricane Ike Districtwide Use.
SS7430  PDF  RTF  Repair, Relocate, Replace, or Install Large Roadside and Overhead Signs - Repair or relocate roadside sign assemblies consisting of sign foundation, sign support, signs, mounting hardware and applicable appurtenances. Replace or install large signs on overhead sign supports. For Hurricane Ike Emergency Contracts Only Districtwide Use.
SS7428  PDF  RTF  Removal and Storage of Marine Watercraft, Vehicles and Trailers - Large numbers of watercraft, vehicles and trailers were deposited on land after Hurricane Ike. This specification is for their safe removal and storage at a secure site for claiming and collection by their owners. For Hurricane Ike Emergency Contracts Only Districtwide Use.
SS7427  PDF  RTF  Emergency Roadway Debris Removal and Disposal - Remove and dispose of debris from right of way. Debris includes objects not part of the highway facility. For emergency contracts only for Hurricane Ike Districtwide Use.
SS7426  PDF  RTF  Emergency Sign Assembly Repair - Repair or relocate roadside sign assemblies consisting of sign foundation, sign support, signs, mounting hardware and applicable appurtenances. For emergency contracts only for Hurricane Ike Districtwide Use.
SS7410  PDF  RTF  Dredging - Remove dredged materials to the line and grade indicated on the plans or as directed. Place dredged material in the spoil area as shown on the plans. Districtwide Use.
SS7384  PDF  RTF  Traffic Separator - Furnish and install, and repair or replace traffic separators as shown on the plans. Districtwide Use.
SS7353  PDF  RTF  Loop Detector Repair and/or Replacement - This Item shall govern for the repair and/or replacement of various components of detector loops and wiring in accordance with this Item and as shown on the plans. Districtwide Use.
SS7288  PDF  RTF  Fiber Reinforced Polymer Patching Material - Repair spalled areas, potholes, and joints on concrete decks, concrete pavements, and hot mix asphalt concrete (HMAC) pavements using a fiber reinforced polymer patching material. Replaced by SS7622 . Districtwide Use.
SS7257  PDF  RTF  Fiber Reinforced Polymer Patching Material - Repair spalled areas, potholes, and joints on concrete decks, and concrete pavements using a fiber reinforced polymer patching material, bulking aggregates and surface course aggregates as specified below. Replaced by SS7622 . Districtwide Use. Special Provisions exist.
SS7208  PDF  RTF  Fender Systems Repair - Certification of Compliance (Treated Timber Products) from each shipment of treated piles and timbers in accordance with Item 492, before payment is made. Districtwide Use.
SS7128  PDF  RTF  Janitorial Maintenance - Perform janitorial maintenance. Districtwide Use.
SS7110  PDF  RTF  Intermediate Steel Monopile with Floating Donut Fender - Fabricate and install intermediate steel monopile with a floating donut style fender in accordance with the details shown on the plans. Replaces SS7109 . Districtwide Use.
SS7109  PDF  RTF  Fabricate and Install Intermediate Steel Monopile with Floating Donut Fender - Fabricate and install intermediate steel monopile with a floating donut style fender in accordance with the details shown on the plans. Replaced by SS7110 . Districtwide Use.
SS7105  PDF  RTF  Removing Existing Timber Dolphins - Remove Existing Timber Dolphins Districtwide Use.
SS7104  PDF  RTF  Relocation of Marine Repair Equipment - Move in and move out expenses incurred when it is necessary to move in and make repairs, then move out or off of the jobsite when directed before completion of the total contract. Districtwide Use.
SS7103  PDF  RTF  Mobilization of Marine Operations and System Repair - Move in and move out expenses incurred when it is necessary to move in and make repairs, then move out or off of the jobsite when directed before completion of the total contract. Districtwide Use.
SS7011  PDF  RTF  Wick Application of Herbicide - Provides for vegetation management contracts. Districtwide Use. Special Provisions exist.
SS6920  PDF  RTF  CCTV Field Equipment - Furnish and install Closed Circuit Television (CCTV) field equipment in designated field locations and equipment cabinets as shown on the plans. Districtwide Use.
SS6919  PDF  RTF  Communications Hub Building - Furnish and install Communications Hub Buildings as shown on the plans. Districtwide Use.
SS6623  PDF  RTF  Multi-Duct Conduit System - Furnish and place a Multi-Duct Conduit (MDC) system that is suitable for installation in an outdoor underground environment including constant immersion in water, and/or hung from a bridge without any degradation in the conduit. Districtwide Use.
SS6478  PDF  RTF  Intelligent Transportation System (ITS) Controller Cabinet Assembly - Furnish Intelligent Transportation System (ITS) Cabinet for use with Type 2070 Advanced Transportation Controller (ATC). Districtwide Use. Special Provisions exist.
SS6477  PDF  RTF  Model 2070 Controller Unit - Furnish Type 2070 Advanced Transportation Controller (ATC) unit. Districtwide Use.
SS6278  PDF  RTF  Fiber Optic RS-232 Data Modem - Furnish and install Fiber Optic RS-232 Data Modem (FO-MODEM) in locations, as shown on the plans, and as detailed in the Special Specifications. Districtwide Use.
SS6078  PDF  RTF  Portable Changeable Message Sign - Furnish, operate, and maintain portable trailer-mounted changeable message sign (PCMS) units. Districtwide Use.
SS6062  PDF  RTF  Portable Changeable Message Signs - Provide during construction operations, portable changeable message signs meeting the requirements of this specification for use in traffic control during the work and maintain and operate the units during the work. Districtwide Use.
SS6039  PDF  RTF  Multipolymer Pavement Markings - VOID - DO NOT USE. Furnish and place reflectorized and non-reflectorized (contrast or shadow) multi-polymer pavement markings. Districtwide Use.
SS5969  PDF  RTF  Water Mains - Furnish labor, materials, and equipment necessary to provide a complete water main system in conformance with the plans and specifications, and in compliance with the Department’s Utility Accommodation Policy. Replaces SS5457 . Districtwide Use.
SS5893  PDF  RTF  Sanitary Sewers - Allows for Pipe Lining, Gaskets, Thrust Restraint, and Air Release and Vacuum Relief Valves. Replaces SS5289 . Districtwide Use.
SS5457  PDF  RTF  Water Mains - Furnish labor, materials, and equipment necessary to provide a complete water main system in conformance with the plans and specifications, and in compliance with the Department's Utility Accommodation Policy (Title 43, T.A.C., Sections 21.31-21.55). Replaces SS5322 .Replaced by SS5969 . Districtwide Use. Special Provisions exist.
SS5322  PDF  RTF  Water Mains - Furnish labor, materials, and equipment necessary to provide a complete water main system in conformance with the plans and specifications. Replaced by SS5457 . Districtwide Use.
SS5289  PDF  RTF  Sanitary Sewers - Furnish labor, materials, and equipment necessary to provide a complete sanitary sewer system in accordance and compliance with ANSI, AWWA, ASTM, and ASA standards. Replaced by SS5893 . Districtwide Use.
SS5167  PDF  RTF  Incentive for Use of Low Emission Diesel in Nonattainment and Affected Counties - VOID - DO NOT USE. Govern for furnishing and using low emission diesel (LED) fuel during roadway construction or maintenance. Required on all projects (MNT and CST) in the 14 listed Districts for lettings October 2005 thru December 2005. Replaces SS5051 . (Change Memo: de-30-05). Districtwide Use.
SS5051  PDF  RTF  Incentive for Use of Low Emission Diesel in Nonattainment and Affected Counties - Govern for furnishing and using low emission diesel (LED) fuel during roadway construction or maintenance. Required on all projects (MNT and CST) in the 14 listed Districts for lettings February 2005 thru August 2005. Replaces SS5032 .Replaced by SS5167 . Districtwide Use.
SS5050  PDF  RTF  Portable Concrete Traffic Barrier Connection Hardware - Provides for the Contractor to furnish portable concrete traffic barrier connecting hardware for use with State stockpiled barrier. Must be a ''non-participating'' item on Federal-aid projects. Districtwide Use.
SS5032  PDF  RTF  Incentive for Use of Low Emission Diesel in Nonattainment and Affected Counties - Govern for furnishing and using low emission diesel (LED) fuel during roadway construction or maintenance. Required on all projects (MNT and CST) in the 14 listed Districts for lettings February 2005 thru August 2005. Replaced by SS5051 . (Change Memo: de-92-04). Districtwide Use.
SS5018  PDF  RTF  Incentive for Using Non-Road Diesel Equipment Powered by EPA Tier 1, 2, or 3 Diesel Engines in Nonattainment and Affected Counties - VOID - DO NOT USE. Govern for using non-road diesel equipment powered by diesel (compression-ignition) engines. Replaces SS 5004 beginning with the March 2005 letting. Required on all projects (maintenance and construction) in the listed Districts. SS 5018 is required for letting dates March 2005 through August 2007. Replaces SS5004 . Districtwide Use.
SS5007  PDF  RTF  Vehicle Removal - Remove stalled, broken down, wrecked or otherwise incapacitated vehicles from the travel way. Replaced by SS5997 . Districtwide Use. Special Provisions exist.
SS5005  PDF  RTF  Incentive for Use of Low Emission Diesel in Nonattainment and Affected Counties - VOID - DO NOT USE. Govern for furnishing and using low emission diesel (LED) fuel during roadway construction or maintenance for the Department in specific districts. Required on all projects within the listed 14 districts. May use SS 5000 through December 2004 Letting. SS 5005 is required for the January 2005 letting. Replaces SS5000 . (Change Memo: de-67-04). Districtwide Use.
SS5004  PDF  RTF  Incentive for Using Non-Road Diesel Equipment Powered by EPA Tier 1, 2, or 3 Diesel Engines in Nonattainment and Affected Counties - Provide incentive payments for using non-road diesel equipment powered by diesel (compression-ignition) engines rated at 50 horsepower or above. Required on all projects within the listed 12 districts. May use SS 5001 through December 2004. SS 5004 is required for letting dates January 2005 through August 2007. Replaces SS5001 .Replaced by SS5018 . (Change Memo: de-42-04). Districtwide Use.
SS5001  PDF  RTF  Nonattainment and Near Nonattainment Areas Incentive for Using Non-Road Diesel Equipment Powered by EPA Tier 1, 2 or 3 Diesel Engines - Provides incentive payments for non-road diesel equipment powered by diesel engines rated at 50 hp or above. Required on all projects within the listed 12 districts. Lettings dates September 2004 through December 2004. Replaced by SS5004 . (Change Memo: de-26-04). Districtwide Use.
SS5000  PDF  RTF  Incentive for Use of Low Emission Diesel in Nonattainment and Affected Counties - Provides for incentive payments for purchasing and using low emission diesel (LED) in non-road engines until TCEQ rules require LED use on April 1, 2005. Required on all projects within the listed 14 districts. Lettings dates June 2004 through December 2004. Replaced by SS5005 . Districtwide Use.
SS4521  PDF  RTF  Trench Drain - This special specification can be used in projects with HOV lanes and on wide multi-lane freeway mainlanes / gore areas with stepped superelevation and cross slopes toward the roadway centerline. This is used to provide drainage for these areas. Districtwide Use.
SS4178  PDF  RTF  High Load Multi-Rotational Bearings - Design, fabricate and install high load multi-rotational (HLMR) bearings in accordance with the details shown on the plans. Districtwide Use.
SS4036  PDF  RTF  Sound Walls - Furnish the materials for and construct a sound wall. Districtwide Use.
SS4016  PDF  RTF  Modular Bridge Joint System - Design, fabricate, test, and install a modular bridge expansion joint system. Districtwide Use.
SS4001  PDF  RTF  Flex Valve (Slip Type) - Provide and install the type of flex valve with pipe. Districtwide Use.
SS4000  PDF  RTF  Screw-In Type Anchor Foundations - Construct screw-in type foundations only for roadside flashing beacon assembly (RFBA), solar-power roadside flashing beacon assembly (SPRFBA) and pedestal poles. Replaced by SS4003 . Districtwide Use.
SS3061  PDF  RTF  Fast Track Concrete Pavement - Construct fast track concrete pavement, on a prepared subgrade, in accordance with the typical sections shown on the plans. Districtwide Use.
SS3006  PDF  RTF  Fixed Bollards - Govern for all materials and work necessary for the installation of fixed bollards. Districtwide Use.
SS1133  PDF  RTF  FIber Optic Video Data Transmission Equipment - Provides for fiber optic video data transmission equipment for ITS projects. Districtwide Use.
SS1113  PDF  RTF  Storm Sewer (Television Inspection) - Provide the televising and color digital video disc (DVD) recordings of existing storm sewer lines utilizing a color closed circuit television inspection unit to determine the condition of the lines. Districtwide Use.
SS1009  PDF  RTF  Landscape Soil Amendment - Install landscape soil amendment. Districtwide Use.
SS1004  PDF  RTF  Landscape Maintenance - Perform landscape maintenance services. Clean and sweep paved parking areas. Districtwide Use.

2004 English Special Provisions By District (All)
2004 English Special Specifications by Item (All)
Specification Information