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Standard Specifications (FP)


The Standard Specifications for the Construction of Roads and Bridges on Federal Highway Projects (FP) is issued primarily for constructing roads and bridges on Federal Highway projects under the direct administration of the Federal Highway Administration. It is also used by the U. S. Forest Service and other Federal agencies on their projects. These specifications are cited as "FP-14" indicating "Federal Project" Standard Specifications issued in 2014 and contain both United States Customary and Metric units of measure.

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Use of the above downloadable versions of the FP is encouraged; however, FLH customers may obtain a paper copy of the FP from their Contracting Officer. A single paper copy can also be obtained from the Research & Technology Product Distribution Center (RTPDC) by e-mail, phone 814-239-1160, or fax 814-239-2156.


The FP-24 was published in 2024 and will replace the FP-14. At the present time the new FP is provided for information. Do not use this specification for project work unless specifically directed by the Project Manager.

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Updated: Thursday, February 8, 2024