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CIVIL ENGINEERING TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS
Engineering Department
Civil Engineering Division
Stormwater Engineering Division
Traffic Engineering Division
City of Knoxville
Engineering Department
Civil Engineering Division




Note 1: The City of Knoxville (COK) technical specifications are maintained by the Civil Engineering Division, 1400 Loraine Street, Knoxville TN 37921. These technical specifications are used for all projects that are constructed or bid by the City of Knoxville, and as a minimum standard for street and drainage construction for private development.
Note 2: The City of Knoxville does not accept responsibility for potential misuse of these specifications, other than explicitly described in city bidding documents or as part of city construction contracts. For city bidding documents and contracts, the technical specifications are further modified by General Conditions, Special Conditions and the construction drawings.
Note 3: TDOT Standard Specifications for Road and Bridge Construction, a primary reference for some specifications, can be purchased from TDOT for a minimal cost or downloaded from the TDOT website.
Note 4: Download the COK technical specifications from this website in Portable Document Format (PDF) (as signified by  *.pdf  filenames) that can be viewed on screen or printed using the free software called Adobe Reader. Be sure to edit settings or preferences in your web browser (such as Firefox, Chrome, or Internet Explorer) to view files with PDF extension using Adobe Reader. The following link will allow you to download the latest version of Adobe Reader.
Note 5: Please contact the Civil Engineering Division with written comments or questions. Be specific concerning the page number and location. Comments may also be e-mailed to tclabo@cityofknoxville.org.


COK-tech-specs.pdf (1,347 kb) 213 All specifications together in one PDF file.
File name Size (kb) Rev. Date Pages COK Technical Specifications
TS-TOC.pdf 22 2013 2 Table of Contents
TS-01.pdf 66 2013 1 Mobilization of Forces, Supplies and Equipment
TS-02.pdf 69 2013 2 Clearing and Grubbing
TS-03.pdf 31 2013 3 Removal of Structures and Obstructions
TS-04.pdf 47 2013 9 Grading
TS-05.pdf 28 2013 2 Mineral Aggregate Base
TS-06.pdf 26 2013 1 Prime Coat
TS-07.pdf 27 2013 2 Tack Coat
TS-08.pdf 30 2013 2 Bituminous Plant Mix Seal Coat
TS-09.pdf 32 2013 3 Bituminous Plant Mix Base
TS-10.pdf 39 2013 5 Asphaltic Concrete Surface
TS-11.pdf 51 2013 7 Portland Cement Concrete Pavement (Plain)
TS-12.pdf 26 2013 1 Concrete Curb, Gutter, and Combined Curb & Gutter
TS-13.pdf 27 2013 2 Concrete Sidewalks, Driveways, and Median Strip
TS-14.pdf 30 2013 2 Flowable Fill Material (Flowable Mortar)
TS-15.pdf 50 2013 9 Concrete
TS-16.pdf 28 2013 2 Concrete Masonry Units
TS-17.pdf 25 2013 1 Waterproofing
TS-18.pdf 29 2013 2 Mineral Aggregate Trail Base and Surface
TS-20.pdf 39 2013 5 Storm Sewers and Pipe Culverts
TS-21.pdf 29 2013 2 Underdrains
TS-22.pdf 32 2013 3 Manholes, Catch Basins, Inlets and Junction Boxes
TS-23.pdf 28 2013 2 Adjusting Storm Sewer Frames
TS-25.pdf 28 2013 2 Rip Rap
TS-26.pdf 29 2013 2 Topsoil
TS-27.pdf 30 2013 2 Seeding
TS-28.pdf 29 2013 2 Sodding
TS-29.pdf 35 2013 4 Landscape Development, General
TS-30.pdf 43 2013 6 Trees
TS-31.pdf 34 2013 5 Erosion Prevention & Sediment Control
TS-32.pdf 26 2013 1 Chain Link Fence
TS-33.pdf 31 2013 3 Guardrail
TS-34.pdf 227 2013 13 Construction Area Traffic Control
TS-35.pdf 28 2013 2 Electrical Equipment, Wiring and Installation
TS-36.pdf 33 2013 3 Geotextiles
TS-37.pdf 32 2013 3 Reworking/Resurfacing Existing Asphalt Pavements
TS-38.pdf 29 2013 2 Milling/Grinding of Asphaltic Concrete From Streets
TS-39.pdf 28 2013 2 Pavement Markings and Temporary Paint
TS-40.pdf 92 2013 6 Retroreflective Preformed Pavement Markings
TS-41.pdf 80 2013 12 Painted Pavement Marking
TS-42.pdf 26 2013 1 Concrete Ditch
TS-45.pdf 27 2013 2 Gabion
TS-50.pdf 26 2013 1 Bollards
TS-51.pdf 26 2013 1 Linked Chain
TS-52.pdf 41 2013 3 Fog Seal
TS-53.pdf 28 2013 2 Coal Tar Sealcoat
TS-54.pdf 26 2013 1 Hot-Poured Joint and Crack Sealants For Pavements
TS-55.pdf 30 2013 2 Field Drains
TS-56.pdf 29 2013 2 Timber Structures
TS-57.pdf 27 2013 2 Wire Mesh Mattresses
TS-58.pdf 31 2013 3 Adjusting Manholes
TS-59.pdf 27 2013 2 Adjusting Valve Boxes
TS-60.pdf 29 2013 2 Chain Link Cantilever Slide Gates
TS-61.pdf 35 2013 4 Boring and Casing for Storm Sewers
TS-63.pdf 29 2013 2 Signage
TS-64.pdf 77 2013 1 Painting of Bridge Deck Drainage System
TS-65.pdf 29 2013 2 Cleaning Concrete Surfaces
TS-66.pdf 43 2013 6 Simulated Stone Surfaces
TS-67.pdf 51 2013 8 Micropile Construction
TS-68.pdf 95 2013 16 Permanent Soil Nails and Wall Excavation
TS-69.pdf 58 2013 11 Permanent Shotcrete Facing & Wall Drainage
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