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Agenda for SUDAS Board of Directors Meeting
May 18, 2018; 10:00 am

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Consent Agenda

(These items will not be discussed during the meeting unless a motion is made to remove the item from the consent agenda. Please carefully review these items prior to the meeting.)

  1. Minutes of the previous meeting
    The minutes of the previous meeting will be considered at the meeting.
  2. Errata and format revisions
    Minor errors and formatting revisions.
  3. HMA binder grades (Design Section 5D-1; Spec Section 7021, 2.04)
    Modified binder grades per new climate information.
  4. Contract subletting requirement (Section 1080, 1.01, A)
    Modified the limitation that the prime contractor had to be responsible for 50% of the contract.
  5. Water main tracer wire (Section 5010, 2.05, B)
    Modified tracer wire requirements for trenchless installations.
  6. BT joint tie bar (Figure 7010.101)
    Modification to Figure 7010.101 (PV-101) to identify an option for tie bar.
  7. Anchor plate (Section 9080, 2.05, A, 1 and Figures 9080.101 - 9080.103)
    Corrected the dimensions of the anchor plate for safety rail to be consistent with what is actually used.


  1. Budget and work plan
    The 2018-2019 work plan and budget will be considered at the meeting.
  2. Officer election
    A new SUDAS Board of Directors Treasurer needs to be elected.
  3. Expanded use of SUDAS
    Discussion of using SUDAS Specifications for non-federal aid projects let by Iowa DOT.

Design Manual Items

  1. Pavement thickness design (Section 5F-1)
    Updated and expanded truck mix tables; modified parameters to use AASHTO charts for seasonal variability, resilient modulus, and modulus of subgrade reaction; developed new thickness tables.
  2. Cold-in-place recycling (Design Section 5J-2 and Spec Section 7090)
    Developed new Design and Spec sections for cold-in-place recycling (CIR) projects.
  3. Full depth reclamation (Design Section 5J-3 and Spec Section 7091)
    Developed new Design and Spec sections for full depth reclamation (FDR) projects.
  4. General Permit No. 2 updates (Sections 7A-1 and 7B-1)
    Updated the requirements to reflect changes in General Permit No. 2 regulations (effective March 1, 2018).
  5. Brick sidewalks and ADA compliance (Section 12A-2, E)
    Enhanced design information on the use of bricks and pavers in pedestrian access routes.

Specifications Manual Items

  1. Brick sidewalk requirements (Section 7030, 1.08, F; 2.03-2.07; 3.06-3.07 and Figure 7030.203)
    Deleted sand bedding and modify brick/paver requirements to meet ADA.
  2. Traffic signal pole foundations in rock (Spec Figure 8010.102 and Design Sect 13E-1)
    Added option for placement in rock.


  1. Products and/or research
    Board members can suggest new products to be proposed for SUDAS manual inclusion; suggestions for potential research projects can also be made at this time.
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