Construction Procedure Directives

List of Eliminated Construction Procedure Directives

Construction procedure directive (CPD) memorandums are issued to clarify information already contained in the Construction Manual, introduce a process change, remind readers of existing policy, announce a new form, or inform the reader of a change in address or contact.

CPD Number    Subject Date Supplemental Information
CPD 21-17 (PDF) Update to Disposal of Treated Wood Waste 9/8/2021

Attachment 1: Sample Form CEM-4903, "Change Order Memorandum," for scenario #1

Attachment 2: Sample Form CEM-4900, "Change Order," for scenario #1

Attachment 3: Sample Form CEM-4903, "Change Order Memorandum," for scenario #2

Attachment 4: Sample Form CEM-4900, "Change Order," for scenario #2

CPD 21-16 (PDF) Traffic Control System Installation and Removal 8/6/2021

Attachment 1: Sample Form CEM-4903, "Change Order Memorandum," Traffic

Attachment 2: Sample Form CEM-4900, "Change Order," Traffic

CPD 21-15 (PDF) Amended Buy Clean California Act 7/29/2021

Attachment 1: Sample Form CEM-4903, "Change Order Memorandum  (PDF)

Attachment 2: Sample Form CEM-4900, "Change Order" (PDF)

CPD 21-14 (PDF) 24 Months Asphalt Job Mix Formula 7/16/2021

Attachment 1: Sample Form CEM-4903, "Change Order Memorandum" 24 Months Asphalt Job Mix (PDF)
Attachment 2: Sample Form CEM-4900, "Change Order" 24 Months Asphalt Job Mix (PDF)

CPD 21-13 (PDF) New Inertial Profile Smoothness Leave-out
6/25/2021

Attachment 1: Sample Form CEM-4903, "Change Order Memorandum" New Inertial Profile (PDF)
Attachment 2: Sample Form CEM-4900, "Change Order" New Inertial Profile (PDF)
Attachment 3: Administering the 30-foot Moving Average Low Pass Filter Leave-Out (PDF)

CPD 21-12 (PDF) Federal Highway Administration Risk-Based Project Involvement 6/24/2021 Attachment 1: Revision to FHWA Risk-based Project Involvement (PDF)
CPD 21-11 (PDF)  Falcon Electronic Document Management System 6/10/2021  
CPD 21-10 (PDF)  Review Findings on Extra Work Force Account Billings and Payments  5/28/2021  
CPD 21-9 (PDF) Revisions to CTM 540 in Accordance With ASTM Standards
5/27/2021 Attachment 1: Sample Form CEM-4903, "Change Order Memorandum" Revisions to CTM 540 (PDF)
Attachment 2: Sample Form CEM-4900, "Change Order" Revisions to CTM 540 (PDF)
Attachment 3: Revised CTM 540, "Method of Test for Making and Curing Concrete Test Specimens in the Field" (PDF)
CPD 21-8 (PDF) Flagger and Traffic Control Technician Certification Implementation 5/18/2021  
CPD 21-7 (PDF) Value Engineering Change Proposals 5/14/2021 Attachment 1: Section 4-1.07, “Value Engineering,” of the Revised Standard Specifications, dated April 16, 2021 (PDF)
CPD 21-6 (PDF)  Mandatory Valley Fever Awareness Training 2021  5/14/2021 Attachment 1: Training Certificate (PDF)
CPD 21-5 (PDF)  Innovation Change Orders  3/19/2021  
CPD 21-4 (PDF) Work Zone Positive Protection
3/15/2021

Attachment 1: CEM-4903 Change Order Memorandum (PDF)
Attachment 2: CEM-4900 Change Order Form (PDF)
Attachment 3: Positive Protection Specifications (PDF)
Attachment 4: Construction Details-Mobile Barrier Systems (PDF)

CPD 21-3 (PDF) Buy Clean California Act - Update 3/10/2021 Attachment 1: Section 6-1.06, “Buy Clean California Act,” of the special provisions (PDF)
CPD 21-2 (PDF) Treated Wood Waste Management Update 3/4/2021

Attachment 1: Sample Form CEM-4903, "Change Order Memorandum" Treated Wood Waste" (PDF)
Attachment 2: Sample Form CEM-4900, "Change Order" Treated Wood Waste (PDF)

CPD 21-1 (PDF) Unsheltered Encampments Within Construction Projects—Update 2/10/2021

Attachment 1: Maintenance Policy Directive 20-02R7

Attachment 2: Section 7-1.09, "Unsheltered Individuals Encampments," of the Revised Standard Specifications (PDF)

CPD 20-30 (PDF)  New Form CEM-2500, "LCPtracker Vendor Access Request" 12/18/2020  
CPD 20-29 (PDF) Safety Stand-Down for Contractor Employee Fatality 12/17/2020  
CPD 20-28 (PDF)

Changes to CTM 540 in Accordance With ASTM Standards

11/30/2020 

Attachment 1: CTM 540 Changes Sample Form CEM-4903, “Change Order Memorandum" Changes to CTM 540
Attachment 2: Sample Form CEM-4900, “Change Order" Changes to CTM 540 (PDF)

Attachment 3: C31/C31M - 19, Standard Practice for Making and Curing Concrete Test Specimens in the Field

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Attachment 4: Draft CTM 540 (PDF)

CPD 20-26 (PDF) Sampling and Reduction Test Methods 11/4/2020

Attachment 1: Summary of Changes to California Test 125 (December 2019) (PDF)

Attachment 2: Summary of new California Test 306 (December 2019) (PDF)

Attachment 3: Reduction Test Methods Sample Form CEM-4903, "Change Order Memorandum" (PDF)

Attachment 4: Sample Form CEM-4900, "Change Order" Reduction Test Methods (PDF)

CPD 20-25 (PDF) Mandatory COZEEP Training  10/6/2020  
CPD 20-24 (PDF) Procurement of Telecommunications and Video Surveillance Equipment or Services
 10/6/2020

Attachment 1: Sample Form CEM-4903, "Change Order Memorandum" Telecommunications (PDF)
Attachment 2: Sample Form CEM-4900, "Change Order" Telecommunications (PDF)

CPD 20-23 (PDF)  Category 2 Temporary Traffic Control Devices  9/29/2020  
CPD 20-22 (PDF) Code of Safe Practices Update 9/24/2020 Supersedes CPD 17-5 and CPD 20-6
CPD 20-21 (PDF) COVID-19 Effect on Alternative Dispute Resolution Process 9/22/2020

Attachment 1: Sample Form CEM-4903, "Change Order Memorandum" COVID (PDF)

Attachment 2: Sample Form CEM-4900, "Change Order" COVID (PDF)

Attachment 3: Form CEM-6214, "Dispute Resolution Chargeable Hours Authorization" (PDF)

CPD 20-20 (PDF) Temporary Cement Shortage 9/11/2020
CPD 20-19 (PDF) Guidance Regarding Wildfire Smoke and Protection
9/3/2020 Attachment 1: New Cal/OSHA Regulations to Protect you from Wildfire Smoke (PDF)

CPD 20-18 (PDF) Hamburg Wheel Track Test for Hot Mix Asphalt
8/21/2020

Attachment 1: Sample Form CEM-4903, "Change Order Memorandum" HWT (PDF)

Attachment 2: Sample Form CEM-4900, "Change Order" HWT (PDF)

CPD 20-17 (PDF) Unsheltered Encampments – COVID-19 Project Effects
7/14/2020 Attachment 1: Maintenance Policy Directive 20-02R3 (PDF)
CPD 20-16 (PDF)  Water Pollution Control Manager Qualifications  7/8/2020

Attachment 1: Sample Form CEM-4903, "Change Order Memorandum" Qualifications (PDF)

Attachment 2: Sample Form CEM-4900, "Change Order" Qualifications (PDF)

CPD 20-15 (PDF) Flagging Instruction Handbook Update 7/8/2020
 
CPD 20-14 (PDF) Temporary Procedures for Contactless Weighmaster Certificates
6/18/2020

Attachment 1: Sample Form CEM-4903, "Change Order Memorandum" Weightmaster (PDF)

Attachment 2: Sample Form CEM-4900, "Change Order" Weightmaster (PDF)

CPD 20-13 (PDF)
Certified Flaggers
6/12/2020

Attachment 1: Sample Form CEM-4903, "Change Order Memorandum" Certified Flaggers (PDF)

Attachment 2: Sample Form CEM-4900, "Change Order" Certified Flaggers (PDF)

CPD 20-12 (PDF) Mandatory Annual Training Regarding Valley Fever Awareness 6/5/2020 Attachment 1: Valley Fever Awareness Online Training Certificate template (PDF)
CPD 20-11 (PDF)
Submittal Requirements for Pavement Smoothness Data 5/18/2020

 

CPD 20-10 (PDF)
Notification to Contractor for COVID-19 Positive Test Results 4/14/2020

Attachment 1: Sample Letter Notification to Contractor of COVID-19 Positive Test Results (PDF)

CPD 20-8 (PDF)
Source Inspection Procedures During Coronavirus Disease Pandemic 4/1/2020  
CPD 20-7 (PDF)
Shop Drawings Submittals  3/27/2020 

Attachment 1: Sample Form CEM-4903, "Change Order Memorandum" Shop (PDF)

Attachment 2: Sample Form CEM-4900, "Change Order" Shop (PDF)

Attachment 3: Shop Drawing Specification (PDF)

CPD 20-4 (PDF)  Coronavirus Construction Contract Effects 3/16/2020  
CPD 20-3 (PDF) Temporary Pedestrian Access Routes Update 3/16/2020  
CPD 20-2 (PDF) Changes to CTM 523 in accordance with ASTM International Standards 1/23/2020

Attachment 1: Sample Form CEM-4903, "Change Order Memorandum" ASTM (PDF)

Attachment 2: Sample Form CEM-4900, "Change Order" ASTM (PDF)

Attachment 3: C31/C31M - 19, Standard Practice for Making and Curing Concrete Test Specimens in the Field

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Attachment 4: Revised CTM 523, Method of Test for Flexural Strength of Concrete (Modulus of Rupture) (PDF)

Attachment 5: FHWA Form CA-358(c), "Record of Blanket Prior Approval for Major Contract Change Order" (PDF)

CPD 20-1 (PDF) Subcontractor Registration and Licensing 1/16/2020
CPD 19-16 (PDF)  Flagging 11/20/2019 

Attachment 1: Sample Form CEM-4903, "Change Order Memorandum" AFAD (PDF)

Attachment 2: Sample Form CEM-4900, "Change Order" AFAD (PDF)

Attachment 3: Change Order Attachment AFAD Specifications (PDF)

Attachment 4: Sample Form CEM-4903, "Change Order Memorandum" PCMS (PDF)

Attachment 5: Sample Form CEM-4900, "Change Order" PCMS (PDF)

Attachment 6: FHWA Form CA-358(c), "Record of Blanket Prior Approval for Major Contract Change Order" (PDF)

CPD 19-15 (PDF) Expanded Work Windows for Construction  10/31/2019

Attachment 1: Deputy Directive 60-R2, “Transportation Management Plans" (PDF)

Attachment 2: Sample Form CEM-4903, “Change Order Memorandum" Expanded Work Windows (PDF)

Attachment 3: Sample Form CEM-4900, “Change Order" Expanded Work Windows (PDF)

Attachment 4: FHWA Form CA-358(c), “Record of Blanket Prior Approval for Major Contract Change Order" (PDF)

Attachment 5: Non-Standard Special Provision 12-4.02C(10), “End of Queue Monitoring and Warning" (PDF)

Attachment 6: Non-Standard Special Provision 12-3.39, “Temporary End of Queue Warning System" (PDF)

Attachment 7: New Construction Detail Sheet Type 1 (PDF)

Attachment 8: New Construction Detail Sheet Type 2 (PDF)

CPD 19-14 (PDF) Public Safety Power Shutoffs 10/28/2019
CPD 19-13 (PDF) Temporary Pedestrian Access Routes Inspection Documentation 9/30/2019
CPD 19-12 (PDF) Buy Clean California Act - Environmental Product Declarations 8/29/2019 Attachment 1: Standard Special Provision for Buy Clean California Act (PDF)
CPD 19-11 (PDF) Construction Re-staking Rate Charges Update  8/23/2019  
CPD 19-10 (PDF)
Concrete Pavement Smoothness
8/9/2019

Attachment 1: Concrete Pavement Smoothness Sample CEM-4903, “Change Order Memorandum” (PDF)

Attachment 2: Concrete Pavement Smoothness Sample CEM-4900, “Change Order” For CRCP New Alignment or Reconstruction (Target 60) (PDF)

Attachment 3: Concrete Pavement Smoothness Sample CEM-4900, “Change Order” For CRCP Widen (Target 67.5) (PDF)

Attachment 4: Concrete Pavement Smoothness Sample CEM-4900, “Change Order” For JPCP New Alignment or Reconstruction (Target 67.5) (PDF)

Attachment 5: Concrete Pavement Smoothness Sample CEM-4900, “Change Order” For JPCP Widen (Target 75) (PDF)

Attachment 6: Concrete Pavement Smoothness Form FHWA CA-358(c) “Record of Blanket Prior Approval for Major Contract Change Order” (PDF)

CPD 19-8 (PDF) Hamburg Wheel Track Test for Rubberized Hot Mix Asphalt — Gap Graded 4/2/2019 Attachment 1: Hamburg Wheel Track Test Sample - Form CEM-4903, “Change Order Memorandum” (PDF)
Attachment 2: Hamburg Wheel Track Test Sample - Form CEM-4900, “Change Order” (PDF)
Attachment 3: Hamburg Wheel Track Test Sample - Revised Specification for Hamburg Wheel Track (PDF)
Attachment 4: Hamburg Wheel Track Test Sample - FHWA “Record of Blanket Prior Approval for Major Contract Change Order” (PDF)
CPD 19-7 (PDF) Modified SB-1 Project Funding Identification Signs 3/12/2019 Attachment 1: Modified SB-1 Project Funding Identification Signs Sample - Form CEM-4903, “Change Order Memorandum” (PDF)
Attachment 2: Modified SB-1 Project Funding Identification Signs Sample - Form CEM-4900, “Change Order” (PDF)
Attachment 3: C 48 (CA) Project Funding Identification Sign Details Sheet” (PDF)
Attachment 4: Modified SB-1 Project Funding Identification Signs Sample - FHWA “Record of Blanket Prior Approval for Major Contract Change Order” (PDF)
CPD 19-6 (PDF) Hot Mix Asphalt Pavement Smoothness 3/4/2019 Attachment 1: Hot Mix Asphalt Pavement Smoothness Sample - Form CEM-4903, “Change Order Memorandum” (PDF)
Attachment 2: Hot Mix Asphalt Pavement Smoothness Sample - Form CEM-4900, “Change Order” (PDF)
Attachment 3: Hot Mix Asphalt Pavement Smoothness Sample - FHWA “Record of Blanket Prior Approval for Major Contract Change Order (PDF)"
CPD 19-5 (PDF) Updated Dispute Resolution Advisor and Dispute Resolution Board Forms 3/1/2019
CPD 19-4 (PDF) Mandatory Safety Meeting Regarding Valley Fever 1/25/2019
CPD 19-3 (PDF) Electronic Transmission of Certified Payroll 1/25/2019
CPD 19-2 (PDF) Safety Documentation on Emergency Contracts 1/9/2019
CPD 19-1 (PDF) Materials on Hand 1/9/2019 Attachment 1: Materials on Hand Sample - Revised Standard Specification (PDF)
Attachment 2: Materials on Hand Sample - Form CEM-5101, Request for Payment for Materials on Hand (PDF)
Attachment 3: Materials on Hand Sample - Form CEM-5105, Materials on Hand Summary (PDF)
CPD 18-8 (PDF)

Wildfire Effects on Construction Projects

12/17/2018

 

CPD 18-7 (PDF)

X-Lite Guardrail End Treatment Suspension

8/24/2018

Attachment: X-Lite Guardrail Memo (PDF)

CPD 18-6 (PDF)

High-Performance Glass Beads

6/13/2018

 

CPD 18-5 (PDF)

Steel Price Increases (PDF)

6/1/2018

 

CPD 18-4 (PDF)

Thermoplastic Application Rate

6/1/2018

Attachment 1: Thermoplastic Application Rate Sample - CEM-4900, “Change Order” (PDF)
Attachment 2: Thermoplastic Application Rate Sample - CEM 4903, “Change Order Memorandum” (PDF)

CPD 18-3 (PDF)

ProVAL Smoothness Assurance Module Guide and Training

3/26/2018

 

CPD 18-2 (PDF) SB-1 Project Funding Identification Signs 3/12/2018

Attachment 1: SB-1 Project Funding Identification Signs Sample - CEM-4903, “Change Order Memorandum” (PDF)
Attachment 2: SB-1 Project Funding Identification Signs Sample - CEM-4900, “Change Order” (PDF)
Attachment 3: "Project Funding Identification Signs (PDF)"

CPD 18-1 (PDF) Permanent Pedestrian Facilities ADA Compliance Handbook 3/6/2018
CPD 17-7 (PDF) Permanent Pedestrian Facilities Forms (Non-Standard Plan Curb Ramps) 12/01/2017
CPD 17-6 (PDF) Contractor Option to Use Returned Plastic Concrete 09/29/2017
CPD 17-4 (PDF) Protection From Exposure to Respirable Crystalline Silica Training 09/08/2017

 

CPD 17-3 (PDF) Implementation of 6-Inch Traffic Lines and Discontinued Use of Non-reflective Pavement Markers 08/15/2017

Attachment 1: Implementation of 6-Inch Traffic Lines and Discontinued Use of Non-reflective Pavement Markers Sample - CEM-4903, “Change Order Memorandum” (PDF)
Attachment 2: Implementation of 6-Inch Traffic Lines and Discontinued Use of Non-reflective Pavement Markers Sample - CEM-4900, “Change Order” (PDF)
Attachment 3: 2015 Revised Standard Plans, A20 and A40 series (PDF)
Attachment 4: FHWA Form CA-358(c), “Record of Blanket Prior Approval for Major Contract Change Order” (PDF)

CPD 17-2 (PDF) Acceptance Testing Turnaround for Job-Produced Materials 07/25/2017

 

CPD 17-1 (PDF) Permanent Pedestrian Facilities Inspection Training 07/14/2017

 

CPD 16-14 (PDF) Reinstatement of SRT Systems and Rescission of Construction Procedure Directive 16-11 10/31/2016

Attachment: Division of Traffic Operations Memorandum, “Reinstatement of Use of SRT Systems,” dated October 28, 2016 (PDF)

Supersedes CPD 16-11

CPD 16-13 (PDF) Bridge Deck Crack Prevention 10/11/2016

Attachment 1: Bridge Deck Crack Prevention Sample - CEM-4903, “Change Order Memorandum” (PDF)

Attachment 2: Bridge Deck Crack Prevention Sample - CEM-4900, “Change Order” (PDF)

Attachment 3: Change Order Attachment—Bridge Deck Crack Prevention Specifications (PDF)

Attachment 4: Division of Engineering Services Memorandum, “Construction Specifications for Bridge Deck Crack Prevention,” dated August 11, 2016 (PDF)

Attachment 5: FHWA Form CA-358 (c), “Record of Blanket Prior Approval for Major Contract Change Order” (PDF)

 

CPD 16-12 (PDF) G-12 Funds Request Memorandum 10/07/2016  
CPD 16-10 (PDF) Americans With Disabilities Act Compliance in Construction 07/26/2016  
CPD 16-5 (PDF) Rebates for Reducing Water Usage 05/3/2016
CPD 16-4 (PDF)

Authorization to Proceed for Ordered Extra Work

4/5/2016

 

CPD 16-3 (PDF)

Extra Work Bill Review

4/5/2016

 

CPD 16-1 (PDF)

Bidder Inquiries

1/4/2016

 

CPD 15-4 (PDF) Recycled Water Usage for Landscaping 12/1/2015

Attachment 1: Sign S28(CA) “USING RECYCLED WATER” details (PDF)

Attachment 2: Sample Change Order Memorandum for Recycled Water Information Signs (PDF)

Attachment 3: Sample Change Order for Recycled Water Information Signs (PDF)

Attachment 4: FHWA Form 358(c), “Record of Blanket Prior Approval for Major Contract Change Order (PDF)

CPD 15-3 (PDF) Proper Charging for Stormwater Contract Administration Work 5/28/2015

 

CPD 15-2 (PDF) Final Materials Certification Form 5/26/2015
CPD 15-1 (PDF) Stormwater Program—Construction Compliance Evaluation Plan 3/25/2015

 

CPD 14-10 (PDF) Suspension of the ET-Plus, ET-Plus 31, ET-2000 Plus, and ET-2000 11/14/2014

Attachment: Traffic Operations Memorandum, “Suspension of the ET-Plus, ET-Plus 31, ET-2000 Plus, and ET-2000, dated November 14, 2014 (PDF)

CPD 14-6 (PDF) Guidance for the Work Breakdown Structure and Workplan Standards Guide 07/10/2014

 

CPD 14-5 (PDF) Construction Resource Estimating Norms 07/10/2014

 

CPD 13-6 (PDF) Local Agency Fees, Permits, and Services 08/05/2013
CPD11-3 (PDF) Use of the California Highway Patrol in Construction Work Zones 08/24/2011
CPD 09-9 (PDF) Charges for Restaking Rate 08/13/2009
CPD 06-7 (PDF)

Eliminate Haunch Detail for Type 1 Retaining Walls with Safety Barrier

08/24/2006
CPD 01-11 (PDF) Hoisting Operations near Public Traffic and Pedestrians 9/17/2001 Attachment 1 (PDF)
Attachment 2 (PDF)