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2015 Greenbook: Public Works-eBook Combo

2015 Greenbook: Standard Specifications for Public Works Construction - Print and eBook Combo

By Public Works Standards, Inc.

The accepted source for public works specifications for hundreds of counties, municipalities, and public works agencies throughout the nation. Print and eBook combo!

Price: $159.95
Product Code/ISBN: 9781557018571
Year: 2015     Page Count: 530
Publisher: BNi Building News


NOTE: To access the eBook portion of this combo package, please register on www.constructionworkzone.com (registration is free). Then, please call us at 1.888.264.2665 (M-F) between 9:00 AM and 7:30 PM Eastern time, and we will confirm your purchase and activate this publication in your personal eBook library. A print edition will also be shipped to you.

Searchable! The eBook portion of this combo is compatible with PC and Mac. For a single user or computer.

Published every three years, this 2015 Edition represents the most comprehensive and important update to the "Greenbook" in over a decade. Over 30 major changes have been added since the 2012 Edition. This new edition of the "Greenbook" is much more consistent with Caltrans while going, in some ways, beyond the scope of Caltrans to meet the needs of local agencies more completely.

The 2015 Edition adds new specifications for water system facilities and appurtenances and includes:

  • An extensive revision of Section 306: Underground Conduit Construction, to address construction of both gravity and pressure pipelines
  • A new Part 6: Temporary Traffic Control
  • A new Part 7: Traffic Signal and Street Lighting Systems
  • And a new Part 8: Landscaping and Irrigation

The Greenbook is adopted by many municipalities for providing standard construction specifications on public works construction. It's especially useful when comparing competitive bids among contractors, or for contractors in making sure their bids conform to required specs.

Order Your 2015 Greenbook: Standard Specifications for Public Works Construction today!

The Greenbook is designed to aid in furthering uniformity of plans and specifications accepted and used by those involved in public works construction and to take such other steps as are designed to promote more competitive bidding by private contractors.

This book provides specifications that have general applicability to public works projects:

  • Roadway Surfacing
  • Metal Fabrication and Construction
  • Underground Conduit Construction
  • Street Lighting and Traffic Signals
  • Landscaping and Irrigation Installation
  • Pavement Market Placement and Removal

Please note: Standard Specifications for Public Works Construction, popularly known as the "The Greenbook" does NOT test or approve products. It is the function of public agencies and private project owners that utilize the Greenbook to determine whether products proposed by a contractor satisfy the Greenbook specifications or the Special Provisions.