What's New

Date Page / Section / Item Changed Change Details

9-11-17

2. Construction Activities

Construction Templates > 2.4.5D

Updated Construction Payment Request Checklist template and revised associated instructions. This template was previously named Progress Payment Checklist.

Deleted DSC Policy letter on Invoice processing guideline.

9-11-17

Design Standards

Added measurement and payment requirements for Pile or Pier Type Foundations.

8-25-17

Design-Bid-Build (DBB)

DBB Design Deliverables

Clarified Permitting Lead selection (DBB PD & DD)and Late Permit Scoping process (DBB DD & DBB DD Deliverables).

8-18-17

2. Construction Activities

Construction Guidelines > 2.1.1A
Construction Forms > 2.1.1B

Hard Copy Submittal Review Process guideline now includes both the flowchart and detailed step-by-step process.

Reformatted the CM-16 Transmittal Form.

7-27-17

2. Construction Activities

Clarified payrolls submittal and review process including verifying payroll reports do not contain Personal Identifiable Information (PII).

7-27-17

2. Construction Activities

Construction Forms > 2.4.5D & 2.4.5D1

Note: Due to a newer change on 9-11-17 (see above), Pay Estimate and Limitations on Subcontracting Report forms are referenced as 2.4.5C & 2.4.5C1.

New 2.4.5D1 Limitations on Subcontracting Report form.

On page 2 of the Pay Estimate Form (2.4.5D), added Prime Contractor's Certification note 5:

  • For Set-Aside contracts only - In accordance with Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) 52.219-14, 52.219-3, 52.219-3 with Alternative I, the Contractor is required to self-perform ______% of the actual work under this contract. If current % is less than the minimum requirements, the Contractor is required to submit a recovery plan to the Contracting Officer (CO). The Contractor has self-performed ______% of the contract amount to date. (Submit attached subcontracting plan worksheet to substantiate certification.)
  • By completing note 5, the Contractor is certifying the contract and FAR required percentage for self performance are met.

5-23-17

Design Templates

Design Standards

The NPS Project Sustainability Checklist template and Sustainability Standards were updated to reference the Guiding Principles for Sustainable Federal Buildings and Associated Instructions (pdf) - February 2016.

5-12-17

Design Templates

Specification 01 42 00 has been updated and clarified, specifically with the following:

  • Title changed from References to Reference Standards
  • 1.4 Abbrevations & Acronyms
    1. Industry Organizations:
      Industry Organizations now coincide with Unified Facilities Guide Specifications (UFGS).
    2. Federal Government Agencies: ADAAG & ADA were replaced with ABA & ABAAS.
    3. Standards & Regulations:
      Clarified UFAS (Uniform Federal Accessibility Standards) - UFAS is only for housing projects.
  • Macros were removed. Enter the Park/PMIS in the unlocked footer.

5-8-17

1. Pre-Construction Activities

Construction Guidelines > 1.3C & 1.3F

Under the Guidelines section for both the Accident Prevent Plan and Blasting Safety Plan, added reference to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineer's Engineer Manual (EM) 385-1-1 Safety and Health Requirements (pdf).

5-4-17

Quality Assurance (QA) Guideline & Review Checklists

New Fire Protection Engineering QA Review Checklist and Occupational Health & Safety Engineering QA Review Checklist.

These checklists were previously combined in the Safety & Fire Protection Engineering QA Checklist.

5-1-17

Design Standards

The DSC Requirements for accessible pedestrian route slopes and cross-slopes have been updated to reflect current industry construction tolerances.

4-27-17

Design Templates

On the Labor worksheet, corrected formulas for Total Hours for PD SD (PD SD Task Order Price Proposal template) and Total Hours for DD CD (DD CD Task Order Price Proposal template) to include Permitting items.

4-18-17

Design Standards

All Design Standards have been reformatted and now list the practical requirements first, such as Building Codes and Industry Standards, then followed by supporting laws and Executive Orders (EO).

4-10-17

Design Standards

New Accessibility & Universal Design Standards, combined in 1 standard.

These were previously 2 separate standards - Accessibility Standards and Universal Design Standards.

4-6-17

1. Pre-Construction Activities

Construction Guidelines > 1.1 SharePoint

New guideline (pdf) that provides a workaround to view the Open with Windows Explorer option in the SharePoint image library when using the Internet Explorer (IE) 11 browser.

12-2-16

Design-Bid-Build (DBB)

DBB Design Deliverables

Design > Permitting Forms, Samples, & Guidelines

Design Templates

Construction > 1. Pre-Construction Activities >
1.2 Permits

New Pemitting process integrated through the Design-Bid-Build (DBB) Design process.

The Denver Service Center (DSC) Permitting process *(External Regulatory Permitting) consists of Permit Scoping, Permit Planning, and Permit Acquisition Services and uses the Permitting Assessment Form (PAF) and Permit Plan Form.

Permitting Definitions

Deleted Types of Permits previously listed under the Guidelines section on the 1.2 Permits page.

 

Last updated: September 11, 2017