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General Supplemental Specifications (GS)
Supplemental Specifications (SS)
Developmental Specifications (DS)
Special Provisions (SP)
Definitions and Requirements
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Thomas L. Reis, P.E.
Coordinates the specifications functions for the Department, and provides liaison between the department, FHWA, state legislature, and the construction industry regarding specification issues.
Coordinates the Specification Committee, which reviews recommendations for specification changes and oversees implementation of those changes.
Serves as the liaison for the Iowa Statewide Urban Specifications and Design (SUDAS) group.
Serves on various other task forces and committees for the department.
Assistant Specifications Engineer
Eric Johnsen, P.E.
Reviews/writes Supplemental Specifications and Developmental Specifications, checking for accuracy and compliance with Iowa DOT and federal requirements.
Compiles revisions to the General Supplemental Specification to update/revise the Standard Specifications semi-annually.
Prepares minutes of all Specification Committee meetings, including joint meetings with industry associations.
Attends and makes presentations at the Iowa DOT and industry conferences.
Coordinates specification automation needs.
Edits the new Standard Specification Books for publishing.
Maintains the electronic reference library (ERL) and oversees its publication.
Produces the opening page and graphic portions of the ERL CD, General Supplemental Specification cover, and ERL CD label.
Prepares special provisions, supplemental specifications, and general supplemental specifications for printing and publication for each contract letting, and converts them to HTML for inclusion in the ERL.
Maintains a listing of the specifications being published for each letting (except Local Systems projects).
Updates and maintains the master copy of the Standard Specification Book and coordinates its printing, binding, and publication.
Serves as web developer.
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