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From page 7...
... 7   To provide context for the optimization processes presented later in this guide, an implementing DOT should first identify the standard inspection program and acceptance protocols for materials and workmanship (i.e., including standard rigor and frequency) for salient work items or operations.
From page 8...
... 8 Risk-Based Construction Inspection: A Guide Phase 1: Comprehensive list of KDOT inspection and testing activities No. Construction Division Section Activity Acceptance Inspection/test/ certificate/other Procedures 192 Division 600Flexible pavement CM - Part V 5.2.7.1 & SPECS 602.2 HMA quality control plan approval Other Documents review and approval for contractor's HMA quality control plan 5.2.7.1 HMA: CONTRACTOR'S QUALITY CONTROL PLAN 1.
From page 9...
... Understanding Current Inspection Practices 9   401 BITUMINOUS BASE AND PAVEMENT Date: Contractor: Contract: Route: Project: Item and Location: Bituminous Base and Pavement seY smetI .oN No N/A 1 Job mix formula approved? 2 Was subgrade released from previous inspections?
From page 10...
... 10 Risk-Based Construction Inspection: A Guide 2.1.2 Inspection and Testing Plans Sampling and testing protocols vary across DOTs, but many have developed standard published schedules for field sampling and testing by specification division. Subpart B of 23 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR)
From page 11...
... Item Description Parameter or Procedure Acceptance Criteria CRE2O Link (if applicable)
From page 12...
... 12 Risk-Based Construction Inspection: A Guide 2.2 Optimization Strategies While DOTs have generally been able to meet inspection needs when faced with funding constraints, funding challenges have moved agencies toward making in-house staff reductions or using less experienced staff and outsourcing inspection responsibilities when managing larger construction programs or projects. To adapt to these constraints, some DOTs have implemented strategies to optimize inspection and increase efficiency.
From page 13...
... Understanding Current Inspection Practices 13   The manual includes a series of tables sorted by items of work, including specification reference number, inspection level, inspection objectives, and inspection activities describing the min imum inspection requirements of the major items of work. More specifically, the guide includes: • Levels of inspection are defined as Continuous, Intermittent, and End Product.
From page 14...
... 14 Risk-Based Construction Inspection: A Guide 2.2.2 Use of Contractor Test Results Contractors have been taking on more sampling and testing responsibility in recent years. These responsibilities are associated with the use of statistically based QA specifications and alternative project delivery methods that place more performance risk on the industry.
From page 15...
... Understanding Current Inspection Practices 15   meeting the minimum sampling and testing frequencies (e.g., by visual inspection, certification, or other methods) if the proposed quantity for that material is less than the minimum required quantity.

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