There are a number of policy and specification manuals of importance to contractors and consultants performing work for The City of Calgary.
Temporary Traffic Control Manual
The Temporary Traffic Control Manual is intended as a practical working reference to be used by private contractors, consultants, utility companies and City personnel. Uniform standards and procedures are set out in this manual and shall be adhered to when working on or adjacent to roadways under the jurisdiction of The City of Calgary. Includes information on working on City right-of-ways, performance guidelines, traffic control devices and incident/emergency procedures.
Printed copies are also available for $40 (plus GST) at the Traffic Engineering Service Counter, Manchester Building E, 2808 Spiller Road SE. A field version of the manual is available for $10 (plus GST) at the same location.
Standard Specifications Roads Construction
The 2012 Standard Specifications for Road Construction
sets forth the minimum standards for the design and construction/rehabilitation of road infrastructure owned by The City of Calgary. The document serves as a standard reference and is consistent with the current practice. Certain modifications necessary to suit the requirements of a specific project are generally specified in the contract as supplementary specifications or special provisions.
Force Account Rates
The 2013 Force Account Rates
include work not specified in the Contract or of a class not included in the Contract but is required to achieve the intent or scope of the Contract. All rates shall be approved by the Engineer prior to the commencement of any Force Account Work. If, in the opinion of the Engineer, there is no applicable Contract unit price, then all labour, equipment and material will be paid for as detailed in this document, or at the new unit prices agreed to by both the Engineer and the Contractor as per Clauses G.C.6.2.a and G.C.6.2.b in the Standard General Conditions.