Original Versions of 2014 Local Government Standard Specifications and Special Provisions
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Local government projects with state/federal funds or located on the state highway system must adopt the latest TxDOT Standard Specifications, Special Specifications and Special Provisions or request TxDOT written approval of alternate, equivalent specifications.


The templates below are intended for use with items 1-9 in the TxDOT’s Standard Specifications and Special Provisions on local government let projects that are on the state highway system or include reimbursement using FHWA or TxDOT funds.

Original Versions of the 2014 Standard Specifications

Below are the original versions of the 2014 State Specifications and Special Provisions. Many of these items were updated for projects letting on or after Sept. 1, 2022, or earlier at the discretion of the districts. A link to the updated versions is listed at the bottom of the page.

Item Description Format
1L Abbreviations and Definitions
2L Instructions to Bidders
3L Award and Execution of Contract
4L Scope of Work
5L Control of the Work
6L Control of Materials
7L Legal Relations and Responsibilities
8L Prosecution and Progress
9L Measurement and Payment
Special Provisions: Federal-Aid Construction Contracts
FHWA-1273 Required Contract Provisions
  Wage Rates
SP 000-001L Schedule of Liquidated Damages
SP 000-002L Nondiscrimination
SP 000-003L Certification of Nondiscrimination in Employment
SP 000-004L Notice of Requirement for Affirmative Action to Ensure Equal Employment Opportunity
SP 000-005L Standard Federal Equal Employment Opportunity Construction Contract
SP 000-394L Disadvantaged Business Enterprise in Federal-Aid Contracts
SP 002-011L Instructions to Bidders
SP 007-001L Legal Relations and Responsibilities
Special Provisions: State Construction Contracts
  Wage Rates
SP 000-001L Schedule of Liquidated Damages
SP 000-002L Nondiscrimination
SP 000-008L Special Labor Provisions for State Projects
SP 000-009L Small Business Enterprise in State Funded Construction
Special Provisions: Bid Items
SP 506-001L Temporary Erosion, Sedimentation, and Environmental Controls

2022 update to the 2014 Standard Specifications


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