Public Works Inspector's Manual Seventh Edition

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A complete operational and technical guidebook for all professionals involved in inspecting public works construction for city, state, and federal agencies. The most complete and authoritative reference of its kind ever written. Many of the forms used as examples are are actual copies or forms used by the City of Los Angeles. These forms can be adopted by other agencies by making a simple title change or slight modification.


75 charts, tables and drawings show how to set a inspection policy, make records and reports, deal with waivers and disclaimers, project delays, suspension of the work, project scheduling and risk management. Also covers construction performance guidelines, as well as construction methods and inspection procedures for soil testing, earthwork construction, street surface improvements, sewer construction, storm drain construction, street light and traffic signal construction, landscape and irrigation, concrete, paint, structural steel, tunnelling and much more.


Explains the inspection procedure in detail, and closing reports -- including which unresolved items should delay and whcih should not delay a final "sign off".

Weight 3.1000
ISBN 978-1-55701-639-3
Page Count 574
Author Silas B. Birch, Erik Updyke
Publisher BNi Building News
Dimensions 8 1/2 x 11

A complete operational and technical guidebook for all professionals involved in inspecting public works construction for city, state, and federal agencies. The most complete and authoritative reference of its kind ever written. Many of the forms used as examples are are actual copies or forms used by the City of Los Angeles. These forms can be adopted by other agencies by making a simple title change or slight modification.

75 charts, tables and drawings show how to set a inspection policy, make records and reports, deal with waivers and disclaimers, project delays, suspension of the work, project scheduling and risk management. Also covers construction performance guidelines, as well as construction methods and inspection procedures for soil testing, earthwork construction, street surface improvements, sewer construction, storm drain construction, street light and traffic signal construction, landscape and irrigation, concrete, paint, structural steel, tunnelling and much more.

Explains the inspection procedure in detail, and closing reports -- including which unresolved items should delay and whcih should not delay a final "sign off".

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