Monthly Archives: June 2020

ODOT Implements New Longitudinal Tining Spec

Effective with the July 2020 letting, Special Provision 414-17(a) 09 for Longitudinal Finish (see attached) will be included in all contracts with Portland Cement Concrete Pavement.

This special provision will make longitudinal tining the preferred method of concrete finishing.

House T&I Committee Releases Surface Transportation Reauthorization Language

House T&I Committee Chairman Peter DeFazio (D-OR) today released the text of the much-anticipated surface transportation reauthorization, known as the INVEST in America Act, according to information provided by ACPA legislative consultants Ed Graber and Chad Bradley. This is a five-year, $494 billion package built largely on the framework he released in January. (Click here to download a pdf outline of the bill.)