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Grading and Base Manual

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Grading and Base Manual

This manual is intended as a tool to help the Inspector measure the quality of the materials and evaluate the work as construction progresses.

Log of manual updates since 2010 (doc), last updated: May 25th, 2022

Note: An extensive email list of the Grading and Base Manual owners as of December 15, 2010, has been compiled to notify them of future changes. To verify that you are on the list, or if you wish to be placed on the list, contact Terry Beaudry, 651-366-5456.

Current edition

NEW Grading and Base Manual (doc), May 5, 2022

Archived editions

Archived editions available on request. Latest edition makes no contractual changes, only design recommendations and ADA changes.