A Unit Cost and Construction Specification Framework for Utility Installations, Part 1
Texas Transportation Institute, Texas A&M University System, 2007 - Public utilities - 145 pages
This report summarizes the work completed to develop a prototype framework of construction specification requirements and corresponding unit cost work items for utility installations at TxDOT and recommendations on how to implement that framework in Texas. The report includes a review of utility relocation and reimbursement practices, describes a prototype unit cost structure framework, describes a prototype framework for water and sanitary sewer specifications, discusses utility installation special provisions, and summarizes conclusions and recommendations for implementation.
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APPLICABILITY OF THE UNIT COST APPROACH FOR UTILITY
WATER AND SANITARY SEWER SPECIFICATIONS
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1993 Special Specification 1993 Specification Date adjustment or relocation backﬁll Concrete conﬂict construction speciﬁcations contractor cost categories Depth of cover District document DUCTILE IRON Eligibility Ratio ENCASEMENT PIPE engineer’s estimate engineering example federal Federal Highway Administration federal-aid feet ﬁ'om ﬁnal bill framework GATE VALVE Gravity Sanitary Sewer highway construction Horizontal Directional Drilling Hydrant Hydrostatic Test items as indicated Mains and Sanitary MANHOLE material Microtunneling NCTCOG Non-Reimbursable Costs ofﬁcials overhead pavement pay items payment Pipe installation PIPE WATER MAIN procedures Proposed Specification reimbursement Removing requirements SAN SEWER Sanitary Sewer Pipe SANSEWER Section special provision text Specification Writer standard speciﬁcations Steel Style subsidiary items Table TAPSLEEVE Texas Texas Transportation Institute trafﬁc control Transportation Trenchless TxDOT unit cost data utility agreements utility companies utility installations utility relocation cost water and sanitary WATER LINE WATER MAIN PIPE Water Meter WET CONNECTIONS XXXX Water Pipe XXXX XXXX Water