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The current 2016 edition of the State of New Hampshire Department of Transportation Standard Specifications for Road and Bridge Construction is now available online.

NHDOT Standard Specifications

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How to use the 2016 Edition document…

This 2016 edition of the NHDOT Standard Specifications for Road and Bridge Construction is in Adobe Acrobat PDF format file.

Click on the link below, when the webpage has finished loading, right click anywhere on the screen. A small menu will appear select the option "Show Navagation Pane Buttons". On the far left side of the browser window you will see an icon that resembles a bookmark, select that, a menu will appear from which you can navigate to the Section that you need to view. Additionally there are links throughout the book that will bring you to other referenced locations within the book.

2016 NHDOT Standard Specifications:

Web Version (Links and Searchable)

Printable Version (Searchable)


Summary of Updates for the 2016 Spec Book



Supplemental Specifications

Special Provisons

Special Attentions


How to Purchase this Document....

To purchase a hardcopy of the 2016 edition of the NHDOT standard specifications for Road and Bridge Construction, please contact our Records Section.


Helpful Links:

AAN - American Association of Nurserymen

AAR - Association of American Railroads

AASHTO - American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials

ACI - American Concrete Institute

AGC - Associated General Contractors of America

AIA - American Institute of Architects

AISC - American Institute of Steel Construction

AISI - American Iron and Steel Institute

ANSI - American National Standards Institute

ARA - American Railway Association

AREMA - American Railway Engineering Maintenance-of-Way Association

ASCE - American Society of Civil Engineers

ASLA - American Society of Landscape Architects

ASME - American Society of Mechanical Engineers

ASTM - American Society for Testing and Materials

AWPA - American Wood-Preservers’ Association

AWWA - American Water Works Association

AWS - American Welding Society

CFR - Code of Federal Regulations

CGP - Construction General Permit

EPA - Environmental Protection Agency

FHWA - Federal Highway Administration

FSS - Federal Specifications and Standards, General Services Administration

LRFD - Load and Resistance Factor Design

MUTCD - Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices

NEC - National Electric Code

NEMA - National Electrical Manufacturers Association

NTPEP - National Transportation Product Evaluation Program

NEPCOAT - North East Protective Coating Committee

NPDES - National Pollutant Discharge Elimination system

OSHA - Occupational Safety and Health Administration

RSA - The New Hampshire Revised Statutes Annotated

SAE - Society of Automotive Engineers

UL - Underwriter's Laboratory

USACOE - United States Army Corps of Engineer


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