Specifications

Developmental Specifications 2015

Following is a list of Iowa DOT Developmental Specifications. Please note that most of the DSs require the approval of a "Controller" in order to be used on a project. Other Iowa DOT documents and publications may be accessed in the Electronic Reference Library.


Requirements for submitting Supplemental and Developmental specifications

Category DS Number Title Date Status Controller Phone
Structures DS-15001 Concrete Surface Preparation and Testing Prior to Coating Application 12/15/2015 New Kimball Olson 515-233-7722
Miscellaneous Construction DS-15002 Airport Safety Requirements 10/20/2015 New Mike Marr 515-239-1468
General Requirements and Covenants DS-15003 Added Options Bidding 10/20/2015 New Ed Kasper 515-239-1414
General Requirements and Covenants DS-15004 Best Value Alternative (A - D) Bidding 10/20/2015 New Ed Kasper 515-239-1414
General Requirements and Covenants DS-15005 Construction Progress Schedule 10/20/2015 New Kevin Merryman 515-239-1848
Structures DS-15006 Sliplining Existing Pipe Culverts 10/20/2015 Replaced by DS-15068 Jimmy Ellis 515-233-7949
Miscellaneous Construction DS-15007 Contractor Stockpiled Shoulder Material 10/20/2015 New None  
Structures DS-15008 Fabric Formed Concrete Structure Revetment 10/20/2015 New Jimmy Ellis 515-233-7949
Structures DS-15009 Bridge Deck Over-Depth Repair and Overlay 10/20/2015 New None  
Surface Courses DS-15010 Dowel Bar Retrofit 10/20/2015 New Kevin Merryman 515-239-1848
Surface Courses DS-15011 PCC Pavement Non-Destructive Thickness Determination 10/20/2015 Replaced by DS-15051 Kevin Jones 515-239-1237
General Requirements and Covenants DS-15012 Lane Rental (A + B Bidding with Incentive/Disincentive) 10/20/2015 New Ed Kasper 515-239-1414
Surface Courses DS-15013 Alternate Acceptance of HMA for Local Systems Projects 10/20/2015 Replaced by DS-15082 None  
Structures DS-15014 Precast Reinforced Concrete Three-Sided Culvert 10/20/2015 New Jimmy Ellis 515-233-7949
Miscellaneous Construction DS-15015 Portable Temporary Traffic Signals for Flagger Stations 10/20/2015 Replaced by DS-15065 Dan Sprengeler 515-239-1823
General Requirements and Covenants DS-15016 Small Business Development Contracts 10/20/2015 Replaced by DS-15045 Karen Kienast 515-233-7970
General Requirements and Covenants DS-15045 Small Business Development Contracts 8/16/2016 Replaced By DS-15048 Karen Kienast 515-233-7970
Structures DS-15017 Adhesive-Bonded Anchors and Dowels for Traffic Railings 10/20/2015 Replaced by DS-15080 Michael Nop 515-239-1233
Structures DS-15081 Mass Concrete - Control of Heat of Hydration 4/21/2020 Replaces DS-15077 Curtis Carter 515-239-1185
Surface Courses DS-15018 Pavement Interlayer Geotextile 10/20/2015 Replaced by DS-15046 None  
Erosion Control DS-15019 Floating Silt Curtain 10/20/2015 New None  
Structures DS-15020 Structural Concrete (4500 psi or Greater) 10/20/2015 Replaced by DS-15056 Ahmad Abu-Hawash 515-239-1393
Surface Courses DS-15021 Transverse Joint Leveling for HMA Pavements 10/20/2015 Replaced by DS-15070 None  
Surface Courses DS-15022 Partial Depth PCC Finish Patches 10/20/2015 Replaced by DS-15050 Kevin Merryman 515-239-1848
Structures DS-15023 Partial Depth Bridge Deck Patching 10/20/2015 New Michael Nop 515-239-1233
Surface Courses DS-15024 Hot Mix Asphalt Interlayer 10/20/2015 Replaced by SS-15006 Jeffrey Shmitt 515-239-1013
Surface Courses DS-15025 Hot Mix Asphalt Thin Lift Overlay 10/20/2015 Replaced by DS-15037 Jeffrey Shmitt 515-239-1013
Miscellaneous Construction DS-15026 Construction or Maintenance Work on Railroad Right-of-Way (Chicago, Central, & Pacific Railroad Company and Cedar River Railroad Company) 10/20/2015 Replaced by DS-15034 Eric Johnsen 515-239-1662
Miscellaneous Construction DS-15027 Construction Work on Railroad Right of Way with A + B for Bidding Railroad Flaggers (Union Pacific) 10/20/2015 Replaced by DS-15040 Eric Johnsen 515-239-1662
Miscellaneous Construction DS-15028 Maintenance Work on Railroad Right of Way (Union Pacific) 10/20/2015 Replaced by DS-15041 Eric Johnsen 515-239-1662
Structures DS-15029 Fiber Reinforced Polymer Repair for Concrete Containment of Collision Damaged Pretensioned Prestressed Concrete Beams 10/20/2015 New None  
Structures DS-15030 Modular Expansion Joint Assembly 10/20/2015 New Michael Nop 515-239-1233
Surface Courses DS-15031 Quality Management Concrete (QM-C) 10/20/2015 Replaced by DS-15038 Kevin Merryman 515-239-1848
Structures DS-15032 Mass Concrete - Control of Heat of Hydration 10/20/2015 Replaced by DS-15077 Curtis Carter 515-239-1185
Structures DS-15033 High Performance Concrete for Structures 10/20/2015 Replaced by DS-15044 Wayne Sunday 515-239-1185
Miscellaneous Construction DS-15034 Construction or Maintenance Work on Railroad Right-of-Way (Chicago, Central, & Pacific Railroad Company and Cedar River Railroad Company) 11/17/2015 Replaced by DS-15042 Eric Johnsen 515-239-1662
Structures DS-15035 Structural Concrete Coating 12/15/2015 New Kimball Olson 515-233-7722
Surface Courses DS-15036 Evaluation of Longitudinal Joint Quality for Flexible Paving Mixtures with Incentive/Disincentive 12/15/2015 New Jeffrey Shmitt 515-239-1013
Surface Courses DS-15037 High Performance Thin Lift Overlay 2/16/2016 Replaced by DS-15043 Jeffrey Shmitt 515-239-1013
Surface Courses DS-15043 High Performance Thin Lift Overlay 10/18/2016 Replaced by DS-15057 Jeffrey Shmitt 515-239-1013
Surface Courses DS-15038 Quality Management Concrete (QM-C) 4/19/2016 Replaced by DS-15084 Elijah Gansen 515-233-7865         
Miscellaneous Constructions DS-15039 Construction or Maintenance Work on Railroad Right-of-Way (Dakota, Minnesota, & Easter Railroad Corporation dba Canadian Pacific) 4/19/2016 Replaced by DS-15047 Eric Johnsen 515-239-1662
Miscellaneous Construction DS-15040 Construction Work on Railroad Right-of-Way with A+B for Bidding Railroad Flaggers (Union Pacifc Railroad) 5/17/2016 Replaced by DS-15061 Eric Johnsen 515-239-1662
Miscellaneous Construction DS-15041 Maintenance Work on Railroad Right-of-Way (Union Pacifc Railroad) 5/17/2016 Replaced by DS-15054 Eric Johnsen 515-239-1662
Miscellaneous Construction DS-15042 Construction or Maintenance Work on Railroad Right-of-Way (Chicago, Central, & Pacific Railroad Company and Cedar River Railroad Company) 5/17/2016 Replaced by DS-15053 Eric Johnsen 515-239-1662
Structures DS-15044 High Performance Concrete for Structures 6/21/2016 Replaced by DS-15073 Kyle Frame 515-239-1619
Surface Courses DS-15046 Pavement Interlayer Geotextile for PCC Overlays 11/15/2016 Replaced by DS-15052 Kevin Merryman 515-239-1848
Miscellaneous Construction DS-15047 Construction or Maintenance Work on Railroad Right-of-Way (Dakota, Minnesota, & Eastern Railroad Corporation dba Canadian Pacific) 10/18/2016 Replaced by DS-15088 Eric Johnsen 515-239-1662
Miscellaneous Construction DS-15088 Construction or Maintenance Work on Railroad Right-of-Way (Dakota, Minnesota, & Eastern Railroad Corporation dba Canadian Pacific) 11/16/2021 Replaces DS-15047 Eric Johnsen 515-239-1662
General Requirements and Covenants DS-15048 Small Business Development Contracts 12/20/2016 Replaced by DS-15075 Karen Kienast 515-239-7970
Surface Courses DS-15049 Primary and Interstate Pavement Smoothness 12/20/2016 Replaced by DS-15079 Jeff Devries 515-239-1237
Surface Courses DS-15050 Partial Depth PCC Finish Patches 01/18/2017 Replaced by GS-15006 Kevin Merryman 515-239-1848
Surface Courses DS-15051 PCC Pavement Non-Destructive Thickness Determination 1/18/2017 Replaced by DS-15064 Jeff Devries 515-239-1237
Surface Courses DS-15052 Pavement Interlayer Geotextile for PCC Overlays 1/18/2017 Replaces DS-15046 Elijah Gansen 515-233-7865         
Miscellaneous Construction DS-15053 Construction or Maintenance Work on Railroad Right-of-Way (Chicago, Central, & Pacific Railroad Company and Cedar River Railroad Company) 2/21/2017 Replaced by DS-15055 Eric Johnsen 515-239-1662
Miscellaneous Construction DS-15054 Maintenance Work on Railroad Right-of-Way (Union Pacifc Railroad) 5/16/2017 Replaced by DS-15062 Eric Johnsen 515-239-1662
Miscellaneous Construction DS-15055 Construction or Maintenance Work on Railroad Right-of-Way (Chicago, Central, & Pacific Railroad Company and Cedar River Railroad Company) 5/16/2017 Replaced by DS-15059 Eric Johnsen 515-239-1662
Structures DS-15056 Structural Concrete (4500 psi or Greater) 10/17/2017 Replaces DS-15020 Ahmad Abu-Hawash 515-239-1393
Surface Courses DS-15057 High Performance Thin Lift Overlay 10/17/2017 Replaced by DS-15063 Jeffrey Shmitt 515-239-1013
Surface Courses DS-15069 PCC Pavement Nondestructive Thickness Determination 1/16/2019 Replaced by GS-15012 Elijah Gansen 515-233-7865         
Miscellaneous Construction DS-15067 Maintenance Work on Railroad Right-of-Way (Union Pacific Railroad) 10/16/2018 Replaced by DS-15098 Eric Johnsen 515-239-1662
Surface Courses DS-15066 High Performance Thin Lift Overlay 09/18/2018 Replaced by DS-15071 Jeffrey Schmitt 515-239-1013
Miscellaneous Construction DS-15065 Portable Temporary Traffic Signals for Flagger Stations 7/17/2018 Replaces DS-15015 Dan Sprengeler 515-239-1823
Surface Courses DS-15064 PCC Pavement Nondestructive Thickness Determination 4/17/2018 Replaced by DS-15069 Kevin Jones 515-239-1237
Surface Courses DS-15063 High Performance Thin Lift Overlay 4/17/2018 Replaced by DS-15066 Jeffrey Schmitt 515-239-1013
Miscellaneous Construction DS-15062 Maintenance Work on Railroad Right-of-Way (Union Pacific Railroad) 4/17/2018 Replaced by DS-15067 Eric Johnsen 515-239-1662
Miscellaneous Construction DS-15061 Construction Work on Railroad Right-of-Way with A+B for Bidding Railroad Flaggers (Union Pacific Railroad) 4/17/2018 Replaced by DS-15098 Eric Johnsen 515-239-1662
Surface Courses DS-15060 Penetrating Engineered Fog Seal 2/20/2018 Obsolete Chris Brakke 515-239-1882
Miscellaneous Construction DS-15059 Construction or Maintenance Work on Railroad Right-of-Way (Chicago, Central, & Pacific Railroad Company and Cedar River Railroad Company) 11/21/2017 Replaced by DS-15074 Eric Johnsen 515-239-1662
Miscellaneous Construction DS-15058 On-Call Contracting for High Tension Cable Guardrail Repair 1/17/2018 New Daniel Harness 515-239-1727
Structures DS-15068 Sliplining Existing Pipe Culverts 11/20/2018 Replaced by DS-15085 Jimmy Ellis 515-233-7949
Surface Courses DS-15070 Transverse Crack Leveling for HMA Pavements 4/16/2019 Replaces DS-15021 None  
Surface Courses DS-15071 High Performance Thin Lift Overlay 4/16/2019 Replaced by DS-15078 Jeffrey Schmitt 515-239-1013
Miscellaneous Construction DS-15072 Flood Debris Removal 4/16/2019 New None  
Structures DS-15073 High Performance Concrete for Structures 10/15/2019 Replaced by DS-15099 Curtis Carter 515-239-1185
Miscellaneous Construction DS-15074 Construction or Maintenance Work on Railroad Right-of-Way (Chicago, Central, & Pacific Railroad Company and Cedar River Railroad Company) 11/19/2019 Replaced by DS-15087 Eric Johnsen 515-239-1662
General Requirements and Covenants DS-15075 Small Business Development Contracts 10/15/2019 Replaces DS-15048 Karen Kienast 515-239-7970
Structures DS-15076 Girder Erection Plan 12/17/2019 New Michael Nop 515-239-1233
Structures DS-15077 Mass Concrete - Control of Heat of Hydration 12/17/2019 Replaced by DS-15081 Curtis Carter 515-239-1185
Surface Courses DS-15078 High Performance Thin Lift Overlay 12/17/2019 Replaced by DS-15083 Jeffrey Schmitt 515-239-1013
Surface Courses DS-15079 Primary and Interstate Pavement Smoothness 12/17/2019 Replaced by SS-15011 Jeff Devries 515-239-1237
Structures DS-15080 Adhesive-Bonded Anchors and Dowels for Traffic Railings 1/22/2020 Replaces DS-15017 Michael Nop 515-239-1233
Surface Courses DS-15082 Alternate Acceptance of HMA for Local Systems Projects 4/21/2020 Replaces DS-15013 Jeffrey Schmitt 515-239-1013
Surface Courses DS-15083 High Performance Thin Lift Overlay 7/21/2020 Replaces DS-15078 Jeffrey Schmitt 515-239-1013
Surface Courses DS-15084 Quality Management Concrete (QM-C) 12/15/2020 Replaces DS-15038 Elijah Gansen 515-233-7865         
Structures DS-15085 Sliplining Existing Pipe Culverts 12/15/2020 Replaced by DS-15090 Jimmy Ellis 515-233-7949
Surface Courses DS-15086 High Performance Thin Lift Overlay 12/15/2020 Replaces DS-15083 Jeffrey Schmitt 515-239-1013
Miscellaneous Construction DS-15087 Construction or Maintenance Work on Railroad Right-of-Way (Chicago, Central, & Pacific Railroad Company and Cedar River Railroad Company) 12/15/2020 Replaced by DS-15096 Eric Johnsen 515-239-1662
Miscellaneous Construction DS-15089 Multi-Component Liquid Pavement Markings 2/15/2022 Replaced by DS-15097 Clayton Burke 515-239-1587
Structures DS-15090 Sliplining Existing Pipe Culverts 2/15/2022 Replaces DS-15085 Jimmy Ellis 515-233-7949
Miscellaneous Construction DS-15091 Electronic Ticketing 12/21/2021 Replaced by DS-15095 Matthew Miller 515-233-7843
Structures DS-15092 Ultra High Performance Concrete Connections 3/15/2022 New Curtis Carter 515-239-1185
Structures DS-15093 Ultra High Performance Concrete Overlay 3/15/2022 New Curtis Carter 515-239-1185
Structures DS-15094 Partial Removal of Existing Bridge Deck Using Hydrodemolition 3/15/2022 New Michael Nop 515-239-1233
Miscellaneous Construction DS-15095 Electronic Ticketing 12/21/2021 Replaces DS-15091 Matthew Miller 515-233-7843
Miscellaneous Construction DS-15096 Construction or Maintenance Work on Railroad Right-of-Way (Chicago, Central, & Pacific Railroad Company and Cedar River Railroad Company) 04/19/2022 Replaces DS-15087 Eric Johnsen 515-239-1662
Miscellaneous Construction DS-15097 Multi-Component Liquid Pavement Markings 3/15/2022 Replaces DS-15089 Clayton Burke 515-239-1587
Miscellaneous Construction DS-15098 Construction or Maintenance Work on Railroad Right-of-Way (Union Pacific Railroad) 6/21/2022 Replaces DS-15061 and DS-15067 Eric Johnsen 515-239-1662
Structures DS-15099 High Performance Concrete for Structures 10/18/2022 Replaces DS-15073 Curtis Carter 515-239-1185
Miscellaneous Construction DS-15101 On-Call Contracting for High Tension Cable Guardrail Repair 2/21/2023 Replaces DS-15058 Daniel Harness 515-239-1727
Miscellaneous Construction DS-15102 Fuel Adjustment for AASHTOWare Project 12/20/2022 New Kevin Merryman 515-239-1848
Surface Courses DS-15103 High Performance Thin Lift Overlay 2/21/2023 Replaces DS-15086 Jeffrey Schmitt 515-239-1013
Surface Courses DS-15104 Cross Stitching of Concrete Pavement 2/21/2023 New Elijah Gansen 515-233-7865

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