Special Provision Boiler Plate for Federal Aid Projects - updated Sept. 13, 2022.
PBOT Special Provision Boiler Plate and Standard Bid Item List - updated Sept. 1, 2022.
The City of Portland Standard Construction Specifications apply to all public improvements and work in the city right-of-way. The book is a collaborative effort between the Bureau of Environmental Services (BES), the Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT), the Portland Water Bureau (PWB), as well as the city's Procurement Services and the City Attorney's offices. The City Standard Construction Specifications are patterned after the 2018 ODOT/APWA Oregon Standard Specifications for Construction with modifications to accommodate the issues typical to the urban city environment. Special Provisions are updated on a regular basis and posted on this page when standard specifications needs to be modified.
Questions? Contact Jason Grassman at 503-823-8669 or Jason.Grassman@portlandoregon.gov
PBOT Special Provisions
BES Special Provisions
PBOT Unique Special Provisions
BES Unique Special Provisions
Requirements for Fire Department Access and Water Supplies
(Superseded by 2020 specifications. Only use the following for projects adhering to 2010 specifications.)
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