MHCA, MI agree on micro-surfacing specification, strike steering committee

MHCA
February 08, 2019
By MHCA
MHCA, MI agree on micro-surfacing specification, strike steering committee
Photo: MHCA
Manitoba Infrastructure (MI) has agreed to establish with the heavy construction industry a joint MHCA/MI specification steering committee.

The committee’s mandate would be to oversee any proposed initiatives or issues raised by either party, including those concerning bituminous paving, concrete paving, aggregates, grading, culvert jacking, traffic, environmental, general conditions, bidding procedures or liquidated damages.

At an industry/MI meeting Tuesday, it was decided that MI will proceed with the micro-surfacing specification, effectively codifying what has been in existence for years in special provisions. There was consensus around the table that this was appropriate.

It is expected the new steering committee would have 4-5 representatives from each of MHCA and MI and meet 2 to 3 times per year. Identified topics could be referred to sub-committee(s) and would be returned to the joint spec review committee (and/or the MHCA Highways Committee) for final review prior to implementation.

The MHCA company representatives were named and the individuals from the companies are to be confirmed.

MI is looking, specifically, for industry comment on concrete pavement specs, contractor mix design, end of season issues and any other matter the industry may identify.

Add comment


Security code
Refresh

Subscription Centre

 
New Subscription
 
Already a Subscriber
 
Customer Service
 
View Digital Magazine Renew

Most Popular

Latest Events

Quarry Tech
April 25, 2019
SC&RA free webinar
May 22, 2019
CRAC Conference 2019
June 5-8, 2019
CCA Fall Board Meeting
September 10-12, 2019

We are using cookies to give you the best experience on our website. By continuing to use the site, you agree to the use of cookies. To find out more, read our Privacy Policy.