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Special Provisions

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Special Provisions for all trunk highway construction projects

Special Provisions Boilerplates are used to prepare the Division S for trunk highways. The proposal order indicates the make-up of the complete bidding proposal. Please see Proposal Sequence below for links to other boilerplate divisions.

Please note: The Time and Traffic Provisions and IDIQ Specs have been incorporated into the Boilerplate SP2020 file.

The effective letting date for using the 2020 Edition of the Minnesota Department of Transportation “Standard Specifications for Construction” and the SP2020 special provisions is January 27, 2022 per Tech Memo 21-02-TS-02.

Special Provisions 2020 boilerplates

Special Provisions 2018 boilerplates

Special Provisions guidance

Proposal sequence

The proposal order indicates the make up of the complete bidding proposal.

Sequence Title When used
1 Title Sheet (No standard file – project specific) All
2 To the Commissioner of Transportation of the State of Minnesota (PDF) All
3 Notice to all Bidders – Bid Rigging (PDF) Federal
4 MnDOT Notice to Bidders: Suspension/Debarments (PDF) All
5 Federally Funded Construction Contracts – Special Provisions Division A - Labor Federal
6 State Funded Only Construction Contracts – Special Provisions Division A - Labor State
7 Notice to Bidders Traffic Control Prevailing Wage Coverage (PDF) Federal
8 Federal Wage Rates Federal
9 State Wage Rates All
10 Notice of Truck Rental Rate Certification and Effective Date (PDF) All
11 Notice to Bidders Work Under the Contract (PDF) All
12 Division S All
NA Division SB If required
NA Division SL If required
NA Division SS If required
NA Division ST If required
NA Division SZ If required
NA Other Division Special Provisions If required
13 (1803) Project Schedules (PDF) All
14 (1910) Fuel Escalation Clause (PDF) All
15 Conversion Table for MnDOT Rolled Erosion Prevention Products (PDF) Use only with SP2018 if required
16 Blanding’s Turtles Fact Sheet (PDF) Use only with SP2018 if required
17 Blanding’s Turtle Flyer (PDF) Use only with SP2018 if required
18 Asbestos & Regulated Waste Assessment Summary (No standard file – project specific) If required
19 Notification Form for Disposal of Bridge Steel (PDF) If required
20 Asbestos and Regulated Waste Inspection/Assessment report for Bridge _____ If required
21 Demolition Debris Recycling Form (PDF) If required
22 Schedule of Materials Control 2018 All 2018 projects
23 Schedule of Materials Control 2020 All 2020 projects
24 Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Special Provisions (PDF) Federal
25 Targeted Group Business (TGB) and Veteran-Owned Small Business (VET) Special Provisions (PDF) State
26 Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Special Provisions (PDF) All
27 Schedule of Prices - Notice to Bidders (PDF) All
28 Stipulation for Iron or Steel Materials (PDF) Federal
29 Schedule of Prices (No standard file – project specific) All
30 MnDOT Proposal Bond (PDF) All
31 Construction Plan (No standard file – project specific) All