A supported cover, usually made of fabric, located over the sidewalk and held up by poles installed into the sidewalk.
The term “corrective action request” or “CAR” means a formal notice by the Department that work performed and/or a condition created or maintained on a street is in violation of these rules or other applicable law with a request that action be taken by the person to whom such notice is addressed to correct the work and/or the condition so described. [*]
Commercial General Liability insurance, required for a permittee registration application.
A location where construction will significantly impact pedestrians, motorists, and bicyclists.
A period of time during which street work (except for emergency work) is temporarily suspended due to a holiday, special event or other significant activity, as designated by NYC DOT. [*]
A situation endangering the public safety or causing or likely to cause the imminent interruption of service required by law, contract or franchise to be continuously maintained. [*]
Work necessary to correct a situation endangering the public safety or causing or likely to cause the imminent interruption of service required by law, contract or franchise to be continuously maintained (for example, by a government agency, a public utility, a franchisee). Such term shall not include work on new construction, regrades of existing hardware, continuation of an existing permit that has expired or will expire imminently or any other work that is not necessary to correct a condition to cause such imminent interruption. [*]
NYC DOT’s Highway Inspection and Quality Assurance unit is responsible for inspecting construction sites for compliance with Title 19 of the NYC Administrative Code, NYC DOT Rules and Regulations, NYC DOT Specifications and NYC DOT permit stipulations.
Mechanical removal of asphalt from a roadway prior to resurfacing the pavement.
Metropolitan Transportation Authority.
the Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices, a publication issued by the Federal Highway Administration containing the basic principles that govern the design and use of traffic control devices for all streets, highways, bikeways, and private roads open to public travel. http://mutcd.fhwa.dot.gov
(formerly DigNet and One Call Center) is a nonprofit organization that acts as a communications link between utility companies and individuals planning any digging activity in the five boroughs of New York City and Nassau and Suffolk counties on Long Island so that subsurface infrastructure is “marked out” prior to excavation work to promote safe digging and protect that infrastructure. http://www.NewYork-811.com
Terms and conditions listed on the permit that must be followed by the permittee. Permit stipulations can include allowable days and hours for work, restrictions on street usage, and provisions for the maintenance and protection of traffic.
NYC DOT Office of Permit Management.
an individual, corporation, business or other entity who secures permits for all work regulated by NYC DOT pursuant to the Highway Rules. [*]
NYC DOT Plan Examination Unit.
A street that has been resurfaced or reconstructed within five years prior to the date of application for a permit. [*]
That portion of a street between the curb lines, or the lateral lines of a roadway, and the adjacent property lines, intended for the use of pedestrians. [*]
A square of sidewalk, typically 5’ x 5’ in size. An entire sidewalk is comprised of multiple sidewalk flags.
The NYC DOT Standard Highway Specifications, indicating required construction materials. [*]
The NYC DOT Standard Details of Construction, which contains drawings showing required dimensions of items to be constructed. [*]
A public street, avenue, road, alley, lane, highway, boulevard, concourse, parkway, driveway, culvert, sidewalk, crosswalk, boardwalk, viaduct, square or place, except those designated as marginal streets on a city map. [*]
See “street excavation”.
Refers to any operation in which the street is cut open to install or access subsurface infrastructure.
See “street excavation”.
Summonses/Notices of Violation (NOVs)
Issued when there is a violation of laws, rules, regulations, specifications or stipulations.