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Construction Manual

Description: This manual provides department construction engineering personnel instruction for fulfilling the objectives, procedures, and methods for construction administration of Washington State transportation projects. The Construction Manual is intended as a reference book.

The Construction Manual can be downloaded in pdf format and printed without charge.

  • Publication Number: M 41-01
  • Last Modified: August, 2014
  • Version: M 41-01.18
  • Manual Manager: Dan Gasche; 360-705-6970
  • Originators: State Construction Office, Engineering and Regional Operations Division
  • # of Pages: 894
  • Subject:
  • Keywords: Construction Manual, earthwork, structures, surface treatments, pavement, drainage structures, storm sewers, conduits, materials, quarry and pit sites, stockpiling, anchor bolts, asphalt, barrier, concrete, change order, girders, falsework, irrigation, manholes, piling, pit, precast concrete, stockpile, chip seal, testing, water, waterproofing
  • Related Publications:
    Materials Manual M 46-01
    Standard Specifications M 41-10

Construction Manual Individual Chapters 

Foreword (pdf 967 KB)
Contents (pdf 304 KB)

Chapter 1 Administration (pdf 1.5 MB)
Chapter 2 Earthwork (pdf 3.7 MB)
Chapter 3 Production From Quarry and Pit Sites and Stockpiling (pdf 3.1 MB)
Chapter 4 Bases (pdf 365 KB)
Chapter 5 Surface Treatments and Pavements (pdf 516 KB)
Chapter 6 Structures (pdf 4.4 MB)
Chapter 7 Drainage Structures, Sewers, and Conduits (pdf 3.2 MB)
Chapter 8 Miscellaneous Construction (pdf 3.7 MB)
Chapter 9 Materials (pdf 11.0 MB)
Chapter 10 Documentation (pdf 2.2 MB)
Chapter 11 Forms (pdf 3.6 MB) 


Revision History

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Revisions

2014 August

M 41-01.18

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2014 April

M 41-01.17

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2014 January

M 41-01.16

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PDF (3.0 MB)

2013 August

M 41-01.15

PDF (11.1 MB)

PDF (5.4 MB)

2013 January

M 41-01.14

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2012 July

M 41-01.13

PDF (15.8 MB)

PDF (4.7 MB)

2012 January

M 41-01.12

PDF (16.7 MB)

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2011 July

M 41-01.11

PDF (15.8 MB)

PDF (6.3 MB)

2011 January

M 41-01.10

PDF (14.5 MB)

PDF (3.9 MB)

2010 July

M 41-01.09 

PDF (14.7 MB)

PDF (3.2 MB)

2010 January

M 41-01.08

PDF (12.9 MB)

PDF (9.4 MB)

2009 July

M 41-07.07

PDF (13.0 MB)

PDF (8.2 MB)

2009 January

M 41-07.06

PDF (11.8 MB)

PDF (8.2 MB)

2008 July

M 41-07.05

PDF (12.9 MB)

PDF (4.0 MB)

2008 February

M 41-07.04

PDF (11.3 MB)

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2008 January

M 41-07.04

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2007 August

M 41-07.03

PDF (10.9 MB)

PDF (525 KB)

2007 July

M 41-07.02

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2007 January

M 41-07.01

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2006 June

 

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2006 February

 

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2005 July

 

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2005 January

 

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2004 July

 

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2004 January

 

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2003 August

 

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2003 July

 

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2003 February

 

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2003 January

 

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2002 July

 

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2002 April

 

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2001 May

 

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2000 August

 

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1998 April

 

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1997 January

 

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1996 June

 

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This abstract was last modified August 5, 2014