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Maintenance Manual

Last Modified: December 30, 2009

Preface

Section A - General Information and Organization

  1. Chapter 1 - General Information
  2. 1.1 Background and History
  3. 1.2 Administration
  4. 1.3 The Transportation Commission
  5. 1.4 Program Authority and Objectives
  6. 1.5 Montana Department of Transportation's Mission Statement
  7. 1.6 Program Responsibilities
  8. 1.7 Department Funding
  9. 1.8 Federal Highway Administration
  10. 1.9 Highway System
  1. Chapter 2 - MDT Organization
  2. 2.1 Organization
  3. 2.2 Organization of the Montana Department of Transportation
  4. 2.3 MDT Districts
  1. Chapter 3 - Maintenance Division Organization
  2. 3.0 Introduction
  3. 3.1 Maintenance Definition
  4. 3.2 Maintenance Goals and Objectives
  5. 3.3 Maintenance Responsibilities
  6. 3.4 Maintenance Division
  7. 3.5 Headquarters Organizational Structure
  8. 3.6 Maintenance Areas

Section B - Employee Information

  1. Chapter 1 - Employee Responsibilities
  2. 1.0 Introduction
  3. 1.1 Work Readiness
  4. 1.2 Alcohol and Drugs
  5. 1.3 Public Relations
  6. 1.4 Workplace Harassment
  7. 1.5 Sexual Harassment
  8. 1.6 Firearms Possession and Storage
  9. 1.7 Liability Protection
  10. 1.8 Equipment Care and Use
  11. 1.9 Materials Care and Use
  12. 1.10 Facilities
  13. 1.11 Work Attire
  14. 1.12 Accidents
  15. 1.13 Accounting and Reporting
  16. 1.14 Use of State Equipment
  17. 1.15 Driver's License Requirements
  18. 1.16 References
  1. Chapter 2 - Salary and Benefits
  2. 2.0 Introduction
  3. 2.1 Salary
  4. 2.2 Overtime and Compensatory Time
  5. 2.3 Payroll Deductions
  6. 2.4 Travel Reimbursement
  7. 2.5 Leave
  8. 2.6 Retirement
  9. 2.7 Benefits
  10. 2.8 Fringe Benefits
  11. 2.9 Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  12. 2.10 Reference
  1. Chapter 3 - Training - Career Development
  2. 3.0 Introduction
  3. 3.1 Training Program Goals
  4. 3.2 Required Training
  5. 3.3 Maintenance Technician Series Career Ladder Policy
  6. 3.4 Policy
  7. 3.5 References
  1. Chapter 4 - Safety and Welfare
  2. 4.0 Introduction
  3. 4.1 Safety Policy (Policy # 3-0803)
  4. 4.2 Risk Management
  5. 4.3 Chemical Hazard Communication
  6. 4.4 References

Section C - Maintenance Procedures

  1. Chapter 1 - Maintenance Introduction
  2. 1.0 Introduction
  3. 1.1 Organization
  1. Chapter 2 - Maintenance Management System
  2. 2.0 Introduction
  3. 2.1 Definition
  4. 2.2 Activity Code Numbers
  5. 2.3 Activity List
  1. Chapter 3 - Asphalt Pavement System
  2. 3.0 Introduction
  3. 3.1 Base and Surface Repair (MMS 1109)
  4. 3.2 Surface Patching-Hand (MMS 1101)
  5. 3.3 Machine Patching (MMS 1102)
  6. 3.4 Crack Filling/Joint Filling (MMS 1103)
  7. 3.5 Rut Filling (MMS 1105)
  8. 3.6 Chip Seal (MMS 1106)
  9. 3.7 Rejuvenating /Fog Seal (MMS 1107)
  10. 3.8 Blading and Shaping Gravel Surfaces (MMS 1108)
  11. 3.9 Milling and Scarification (MMS 1112)
  12. 3.10 Contract Pavement Preservation (MMS 1301)
  1. Chapter 4 - Concrete Pavement Program
  2. 4.0 Introduction
  3. 4.1 Temporary Patching of PCC Pavement (MMS1101)
  4. 4.2 Permanent Patching of PCC Pavement (MMS 1101)
  5. 4.3 Paved Shoulder Repair (MMS 1101,1102)
  6. 4.4 Crack and Joint Sealing (MMS 1103)
  1. Chapter 5 - Roadway/Roadside Maintenance
  2. 5.0 Introduction
  3. 5.1 Cleaning Culverts, Culvert Openings and Basin Inlets (MMS 3101)
  4. 5.2 Culvert Repair, Replacement and Fish Betterment (MMS3102)
  5. 5.3 Cleaning, Shaping and Repairing Ditches (MMS3106)
  6. 5.4 Slope Repair (MMS 2206)
  7. 5.5 Unpaved Road Surface and Shoulder Maintenance (MMS 1108)
  8. 5.6 Vegetation Management-Mechanical Mowing (MMS 2201)
  9. 5.7 Chemical Vegetation Control-Chemical Spraying (MMS 2204)
  10. 5.8 Vegetation Management-Brush & Tree Removal (MMS 2202)
  11. 5.9 Maintenance of Landscaped Areas (MMS 2202)
  12. 5.10 Inspection and Repair of Fences and Gates (MMS 2101)
  13. 5.11 Cattle Guard Repair (MMS 2104)
  1. Chapter 6 - Roadside Cleanup Program
  2. 6.0 Introduction
  3. 6.1 Removal of Debris and Litter (MMS 1203)
  4. 6.2 Sweeping or Flushing (MMS 1201)
  1. Chapter 7 - Maintenance of Facilities
  2. 7.0 Introduction
  3. 7.1 Maintenance of Buildings and Sites (MMS 5201 and 5203)
  4. 7.2 Maintenance of Rest Areas (MMS 5202, 5203)
  1. Chapter 8 - Guidance, Safety and Road Closures
  2. 8.0 Introduction
  3. 8.1 Traffic Signs (MMS 6101, 6102, 6103, 6104, & 6204)
  4. 8.2 Guardrail Repair and Replacement (MMS 6106)
  5. 8.3 Pavement Striping (MMS 6201)
  6. 8.4 Pavement Markings (MMS 6202)
  7. 8.5 Maintenance-Delineators, Reference Markers, Snow Poles (MMS 6101 6105)
  8. 8.6 Flashing Lights, Traffic Signals & Luminaries (MMS 6109, 6110, 6204)
  9. 8.7 Impact Attenuators (Crash Barriers) & Repair to Escape Ramp (MMS 6111)
  1. Chapter 9 - Winter Maintenance
  2. 9.0 Introduction
  3. 9.1 Winter Maintenance Service Level Guidelines
  4. 9.2 Snow Plowing and Removal (MMS 7202 & 7205)
  5. 9.3 Patrolling for Snow and Ice (MMS 7201)
  6. 9.4 Snow Fence and Berms (MMS 7204 & 7205)
  1. Chapter 10 - Structure Maintenance Program
  2. 10.0 Introduction
  3. 10.1 Maintenance and Repair of Structures (MMS 4101-4113)
  4. 10.2 Inspection of Structures: Bridges and Culverts (MMS 4201)
  1. Chapter 11 - Materials Production Program
  2. 11.0 Introduction
  3. 11.1 Aggregate Production and Acquisition (MMS 8408)
  4. 11.2 Purchase/Production of Premix Asphalt Materials (MMS 8402, 8403, 1301)
  5. 11.3 Treating Anti-skid Aggregates (MMS 8404)
  6. 11.4 Hauling Materials (MMS 8405)
  1. Chapter 12 - Equipment Inspection, Operation, Preventive Maintenance and Repair
  2. 12.0 Introduction
  3. 12.3 Equipment Repairs (MMS 9401)
  1. Chapter 13 - Emergency Procedures
  2. 13.0 Introduction

Section D - Administrative Procedures

  1. Chapter 1 - Acquisition and Disposal of Materials and Equipment
  2. 1.0 Introduction
  3. 1.1 Purchasing Policy
  4. 1.2 Inventory Process
  5. 1.3 Disposal of Surplus Property
  6. 1.4 Land Acquisition
  7. 1.5 Maintenance Aggregate Acquisition
  8. 1.6 Lost and Found
  9. 1.7 Accounts Receivable (AR)
  10. 1.8 Leases and Rentals
  1. Chapter 2 - Contract Administration
  2. 2.0 Introduction
  3. 2.1 Aggregate Production
  4. 2.2 Maintenance Overlays
  5. 2.3 Chip Seal Projects
  6. 2.4 Crack Seal Projects
  7. 2.5 Roadway Striping Projects
  8. 2.6 Rest Area Contracts
  9. 2.7 Contracts for other Activities
  1. Chapter 3 - Environmental Issues
  2. 3.0 Introduction
  3. 3.1 Water Quality
  4. 3.2 Air Quality
  5. 3.3 Hazardous Waste Management
  6. 3.4 Noxious Weed Control
  7. 3.5 Dead Animal Disposal
  8. 3.6 Cultural and Archeological Concerns
  1. Chapter 4 - Interagency Cooperation
  2. 4.0 Introduction
  3. 4.1 City/County Governments
  4. 4.2 State Agencies
  5. 4.3 Tribal Governments
  6. 4.4 Federal Agencies
  1. Chapter 5 - Public Relations
  2. 5.0 Introduction
  3. 5.1 Public Relations Guidelines
  4. 5.2 Public Information Office
  5. 5.3 Transportation Awareness Program
  6. 5.4 Adopt-A-Highway Program
  7. 5.5 Traveler Information System
  8. 5.6 Official Correspondence
  9. 5.7 Public Meetings
  10. 5.8 MDT Web Sites
  1. Chapter 6 - Agreements and Permits
  2. 6.0 Introduction
  3. 6.1 Access to non-MDT Land
  4. 6.2 Encroachments to MDT Right-of-Way
  5. 6.3 Approach Permits to MDT Roadway
  6. 6.4 Outdoor Advertising
  7. 6.5 Special Use of MDT Roadways/Right-of-Way
  8. 6.6 Maintenance Agreements and Memoranda of Understanding (MoU's)
  9. 6.7 Environmental Permits

Section E - Environmental Best Management Practices

  1. Acronyms
  2. Definition Of Terms
  3. Introduction
  4. Training
  5. Documentation/Reporting
  6. Monitoring
  7. Process For Review
  8. MDT Maintenance Management System (MMS)
  9. Asphalt And Concrete Pavement Programs (MMS 1101-1107, 1109, 1307)
  10. Blading And Shaping Gravel Surfaces (MMS 1108)
  11. Dust Abatement For Blading And Shaping Gravel Surfaces
  12. Sweeping Or Flushing (MMS 1201)
  13. Cleaning, Repairing And Shaping Ditches (MMS 3106)
  14. Cleaning Culverts, Culvert Openings And Basin Inlets (MMS 3101), Culvert Repair And Replacement (MMS 3102), Includes Fish Passage/Habitat Restoration, Cleaning Of Detention Ponds, Swales, And Pump Stations
  15. Culvert And Inlet Repair
  16. Slope Repair (MMS 2206)
  17. Drift Removal
  18. Bridge Cleaning/Maintenance
  19. Structure Repair
  20. Mechanical Mowing (MMS 2201), Brush And Tree Removal (MMS 2202)
  21. Chemical Spraying (MMS 2204)
  22. Other Vegetation Management
  23. Guardrail Replacement (MMS 6106)
  24. Snow Plowing, Ice Removal And Sanding (MMS 7202 And 7205)
  25. Emergency Maintenance (No MDT MMS)
  26. Stockpiling (MMS 8408)

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