The ADOT Construction Manual is based on the Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) Standard Specifications for Road and Bridge Construction and is organized in the same manner. The Construction Manual is a manual of administration practices and inspection procedures. It does not replace or supersede the Standard Specifications, Project Plans, Special Provisions or other contract documents. The Construction Manual should be viewed as a supplement to common contract requirements. It also provides an informal and more complete perspective of contract requirements than can be found in formal contract specifications. The manual is written primarily for the inspector, office personnel, project supervisor and resident engineer who need more insight into the intent and application of ADOT construction specifications.