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New - for Designers
2014 Standard Specifications for Construction (effective for projects let on or after December 2, 2013)
2014 Spec Book Edition
Standard Specifications for Construction (PDF, 3.7 MB)
To order hard copies of the 2014 Spec Books, use the form at: http://www.dot.state.mn.us/mapsales/docs/standardspecsforconst.pdf
2005 Spec Book Edition
Table of Contents - view the table contents (283 KB)
Division I – General Requirements and Covenants (935 KB)
Spec 2005 from 1101 through 1911 (670 KB)
Division II – Construction Details (6.1 MB)
Spec 2005 from 2021 through 2360 (2.1 MB)
Spec 2005 from 2401 through 2481 (1.9 MB)
Spec 2005 from 2501 through 2554 (1.4 MB)
Spec 2005 from 2557 through 2582 (1.6 MB)
Division III – Materials (7.8 MB)
Spec 2005 from 3101 through 3491 (2.6 MB)
Spec 2005 from 3501 through 3834 (2.3 MB)
Spec 2005 from 3835 through 3973 (2.6 MB)
Index – view index pages (426 KB)
Disclaimer to Spec Book, 2000 Edition:
Due to problems with conversion, the PDF pages that we are posting here are not an exact
match to the printed Standard Specification for Construction 2000 Edition.
The printed/published book governs.
2000 Spec Book Edition
Table of Contents - view the table contents (30 KB)
Division I – General Requirements and Covenants
Spec 2000 from 1101 through 1911 (968 KB)
Division II – Construction Details
Spec 2000 from 2021 through 2321 (712 KB)
Spec 2000 from 2331 through 2360 (891 KB)
Spec 2000 from 2401 through 2461 (767 KB)
Spec 2000 from 2471 through 2564 (694 KB)
Spec 2000 from 2565 through 2581 (524 KB)
Division III – Materials
Spec 2000 from 3101 through 3491 (692 KB)
Spec 2000 from 3501 through 3850 (612 KB)
Spec 2000 from 3861 through 3973 (597 KB)
Index – view index pages (147 KB)
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