USA Banner

Official US Government Icon

Official websites use .gov
A .gov website belongs to an official government organization in the United States.

Secure Site Icon

Secure .gov websites use HTTPS
A lock ( ) or https:// means you’ve safely connected to the .gov website. Share sensitive information only on official, secure websites.

U.S. Department of Transportation U.S. Department of Transportation Icon United States Department of Transportation United States Department of Transportation

Specification Writers' Guide

swg.pdf (539.12 KB)

The Specification Writers' Guide is intended for writers that develop specifications for the Federal Highway Administration's Federal Lands Highway Program. This Guide is to promote and facilitate the writing of specifications that conform to the five Cs of specification writing: writing that is clear, concise, complete, correct, and consistent.

Adherance to the guidance provided in these chapters will help writers develop well-written specifications for use with the Standard Specification for Construction of Roads and Bridges on Federal Highway Projects (FP).


Last updated: Wednesday, July 20, 2022