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Standard Specifications for Highways and Structures

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The District of Columbia Department of Transportation (DDOT) Standard Specifications for Highways and Structures are standard for all DDOT contracts awarded by the Mayor of the District of Columbia, the Council of the District of Columbia, and/or the Contracting Officer. The Standard Specifications shall also be used for all the construction activities and material control within the Public Space of the District of Columbia.

These Standard Specifications may be revised or amended from time to time, but only to the extent specified under a supplemental specification or special provision included in the specific contract.

Notes for 2013 Standard Specifications:

  1. DC Water Specifications:  DC Water Specifications can be requested by sending an email to: DCWater_Specification_Request@dcwater.com
  2. DDOT Standard Drawings: In general, the first three digits of the drawing number in the 2015 DDOT Standard Drawings correlate to the Section number from the 2013 DDOT Standard Specifications for Highways and Structures.

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