Public Works Manual

FIRST EDITION
FRED H. BECKMANN, P.E.   PUBLIC WORKS DIRECTOR
FERNANDO A. VAZQUEZ, P.E.  CITY ENGINEER
APRIL 1, 2007 
FOR PROCEDURES, MINIMUM SPECIFICATIONS AND STANDARD DETAILS

TABLE OF CONTENTS

PART I DESIGN AND RIGHT-OF-WAY PERMITTING PROCEDURES

Section 1  STANDARD DESIGN AND PLAN PRODUCTION CRITERIA
A. Surveying Standards and Requirements
B. Geotechnical Considerations
C. Traffic Engineering
1. Traffic General
2. Traffic Calming
D. Environmental Best Management Practices for Constructions

I. Land Disturbance
II. Noise and Vibration
III. Waste Minimization and Recycling
IV. Contaminated Material and Wastes
V. Other Environmental Issues
VI. Checklist
VII. Environmental Review Worksheet
E. Electronic Media Standards and Requirements

Section 2  RIGHT-OF-WAY CONSTRUCTION REQUIREMENTS
A. Right-of-way Permits and Procedures
1.  Allocation Letter
2.  Asphalt Driveway
3.  Bus Shelter
4.  Concrete Decorative Drive Way
5.  Construction Dumpster Placement
6.  Crane Set Up in Right-of-Way
7.   Dewatering into City’s Storm Water System
8.   Fire Hydrant
9.   Fire Line Service Connections
10. Generator
11. Insurance Requirements
12. Local Street Closure
13. Manhole Maintenance
14. Pedestrian Scaffolding Placement
15. Roofing Equipment
16. Sanitary Sewer Lateral Connections
17. Search Light
18. Sidewalk Cafe
19. Sidewalk Curb & Gutter
20. Sidewalk Closure
21. Soil Boring
22. Underground Utilities
23. Water Meter Service
B. Utility Coordination
C. Maintenance of Traffic Requirements

Section 3  SPECIAL PROJECTS AND DEVELOPMENTS
A. Development Agreement Requirements
B. Permits, Submittals and Completion Certificates
C. Project Closure, Records and Documents
D. Building Permit Plans Review Check-List

Section 4  RIGHT-OF-WAY, EASEMENT AND LAND USE SPECIAL PROVISIONS
A. Platting Procedures
B. Right-of-Way and Easement Modifications
C. Restrictive Covenants and Maintenance Agreements

PART   II MINIMUM SPECIFICATIONS

Section 5  SITE AND ROAD WORK:
1.   General
2.   Demolition, Standard Clearing and Grubbing
3.   Depths of Removal of Roots, Stumps and Other Debris
4.   Trees to Remain
5.   Boulders
6.   Selective Clearing and Grubbing
7.   Protection of Property Remaining in Place
8.   Removal of Existing Structures
9.   Excavation
10. Disposal of Surplus and Unsuitable Material
11. Environmental Considerations
12. Utility Trench Restoration
13. Erosion and Sedimentation Control

Section 6  WATER DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM:
A. Materials
B. Installation
C. Flushing Testing and Disinfection
D. Special Considerations

Section 7  SANITARY SEWER GRAVITY COLLECTION SYSTEM:
1. Materials
A. Pipe and fittings
B. Pipe Joints and gaskets
C. Manholes
D. Brick for manholes
E. Manhole covers
F. Manhole couplings for pipes
G. Cleanouts
H. Miscellaneous material
2. Installation
3. Testing and Inspection
4. Special Considerations

Section 8  STORM WATER DRAINAGE SYSTEM:  – SOON  10/07
1. Materials
2. Installation
3. Testing and Certification
4. Special Considerations

Section 9   ROADWAYS: – SOON 10/07
1.   Materials
2.   Installation of Roadway Material
3.   Installation of Concrete
4.   Installation of Asphalt
5.   Installation of Concrete Pavers
6.   Installation of Textured Pavement
7.   Installation of sidewalks
8.   Installation of Curb Ramps
9.   Bicycle Facilities

Section 10  PUMP SYSTEM AND FORCE MAINS: – SOON 10/07
1.0 Materials
1.1 Fittings and Specials
1.2 Valves
1.3 Pump Stations
1.4 Submersible Pumps
1.5 Control Panel and Equipment
1.6 Operation of Pump Stations
1.7 Installation of Pump Station
1.8 Flushing and Testing
2.0 As Built Drawing Information
3.0 Warrant
4.0 Special Considerations

Section 11 IRRIGATION SYSTEM: – SOON 10/07
1.0 General
2.0 Materials
3.0 Execution

Section 12 LANDSCAPE WORK: – SOON 10/07
1.0 General
2.0 Materials
3.0 Execution

Section 13 STREET LIGHTING SYSTEM: – SOON 10/07
1.0 General
2.0 Materials
3.0 Execution

PART   III STANDARD DETAILS – SOON 10/07

Section 14 GENERAL NOTES AND ABBREVIATIONS
Section 15 SITE AND ROADWAY CONSTRUCTION
Section 16  WATER DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM
Section 17  SANITARY SEWER COLLECTION SYSTEM
Section 18  STORMWATER DRAINAGE SYSTEM
Section 19  SANITARY SEWER FORCE MAINS
Section 20  PUMP STATIONS

PART   IV PROJECT MANAGEMENT PROCEDURES – SOON 10/07

Section 21 PROJECT MANAGEMENT PROCEDURES – SOON 10/07
A.   PWD Project Delivery Manual
B.   Phases of Project Management
C.   Project Scope
D.   Quality Assurance (QA) For Design Reviews
E.   Final Design
F.   Project Closeout
G.   Engineer Plan Checklist