Engineering Specifications

Purpose
The following Standard Specifications and Standard Details are to be utilized as minimum standards for all roadway and utility construction within the jurisdiction of the Town of Apex. These standards supersede all previous editions and all amendments previously issued by the Town of Apex.

Last Revisions Adopted:                July 21, 2015 (Summary of Revisions)
Corrections Since Last Adoption: March 21, 2016 (Summary of Corrections)  

 Standard Specifications
Cover Page  
Section 100 Preliminary Considerations & Instructions
Section 200 General Provisions
Section 300 Streets
Section 400 Soil Erosion & Sedimentation Control
Section 500 Storm Drainage
Section 600 Water Distribution
Section 620 Cross Connection Control
Section 700 Sanitary Sewers
Section 800 Wastewater Pumping Stations & Force Mains
Standard Details - Overall  
Section 200  PDF DWG
Section 300  PDF
DWG
Section 400  PDF
DWG
Section 500  PDF
DWG
Section 600  PDF
DWG
Section 620  PDF
DWG
Section 700  PDF
DWG
Section 200 - General Provisions
 Std. # Sheet # Description PDF DWG
 200.01 1/1 Underground Electrical Service Connection PDF
DWG
 200.02 1/2 Dumpster Pad PDF DWG
 200.02
2/2 Dumpster Pad
PDF
DWG
 200.03
1/1 Greenway Typical Sections
PDF
DWG
 200.04
1/1 Parking
PDF
DWG
Section 300 - Streets
 Std. # Sheet # Description PDF DWG
 300.01  1/5 Street Typical Sections (Residential) PDF DWG
 300.01  2/5 Street Typical Sections (Collectors) PDF DWG
 300.01  3/5 Street Typical Sections (3/5-Lane Thoroughfares) PDF
DWG
 300.01  4/5 Street Typical Sections (Divided Thoroughfares) PDF
DWG
 300.01  5/5 Street Typical Sections (Underdrain) PDF
DWG
 300.02  1/1 Cul-De-Sac PDF
DWG
 300.03  1/1 Concrete Curb & Gutter PDF
DWG
 300.04  1/1 Method of Removing Existing Curb PDF
DWG
 300.05  1/1 Method of Ending Curb PDF
DWG
 300.06  1/1 Curb Drain PDF
DWG
 300.07  1/1 Driveway Apron PDF
DWG
 300.08  1/1 Concrete Sidewalk PDF
DWG
 300.09  1/3 Curb Ramp PDF
DWG
 300.09  2/3 Curb Ramp PDF
DWG
 300.09  3/3 Curb Ramp PDF
DWG
 300.10  1/1 Street Cross Section Showing Utility Locations PDF
DWG
 300.11  1/2 Conduit Crossing for Driveways & Sidewalks PDF
DWG
 300.11  2/2 Conduit Crossing for Driveways & Sidewalks PDF
DWG
 300.12  1/1 Shoulder Section Without Sidewalk PDF
DWG
 300.13  1/1 Trench & Pavement Repair Sections PDF
DWG
 300.14  1/1 Street Geometric Standards PDF
DWG
 300.15  1/1 Barricade for Dead End Roads PDF
DWG
 300.16  1/1 Pavement Widening Taper & Markings PDF
DWG
 300.17  1/1 Speed Hump PDF
DWG
 300.18  1/1 Speed Table - Elevated Crosswalk PDF
DWG
 300.19  1/1 Hi-Visibility (mid-block) Crosswalk PDF
DWG
 300.20  1/1 Bicycle Parking PDF
DWG
 300.21  1/1 Median Island Traffic Calming Device PDF
DWG
 300.22  1/1 Neckdown Traffic Calming Device PDF
DWG
 300.23  1/1 Neighborhood Traffic Mini-Circle PDF
DWG
 300.24  1/1 Fire Lane Pavement Marking PDF
DWG
 300.25  1/1  Stub Street Turn-Around  PDF DWG 
Section 400 - Soil Erosion & Sedimentation Control
 Std. # Sheet # Description PDF DWG
 400.01 1/1 Temporary Silt Fence PDF DWG
 400.02 1/2 Temporary Silt Fence Outlet PDF DWG
 400.03 2/2 Catch Basin Riser / Filter PDF DWG
 400.04 1/1 Catch Basin & Yard Inlet Protection PDF DWG
 400.05 1/1 Check Dam PDF DWG
 400.06 1/2 Construction Entrance PDF DWG
 400.06 2/2 Construction Entrance PDF DWG
 400.07 1/1 Diversion Ditch PDF DWG
 400.08 1/1 Block & Gravel Drop Inlet Protection PDF DWG
 400.09 1/1 Gravel & Rip Rap Horseshoe Inlet Basin for Existing Pipe Inverts PDF DWG
 400.10 1/1 Pipe Inlet Protection (Plywood & Stone) PDF DWG
 400.11 1/2 Temporary Stream Crossing PDF DWG
 400.11 2/2 Temporary Stream Crossing PDF DWG
 400.12 1/1 Riser Barrel Sediment Basin PDF DWG
 400.13 1/2 Skimmer Sediment Basins PDF DWG
 400.13 2/2 Skimmer Sediment Basins PDF DWG
 400.14 1/1 Skimmer Detail PDF DWG
 400.15 1/1 Rip Rap Lined Channels PDF DWG
 400.16 1/1 Temporary Silt Ditch PDF DWG
 400.17 1/1 Temporary Slope Drain PDF DWG
 400.18 1/1 Pipe Outlet PDF DWG
 400.19 1/1 Inlet Sediment Control Device PDF DWG
Section 500 - Storm Drainage
 Std. # Sheet # Description PDF DWG
 500.01 1/1 Yard Inlet w/ Concrete  PDF DWG
 500.02 1/1 Yard Inlet w/ Grate & Frame PDF DWG
 500.03 1/1 Grate Placement Detail for Catch Basins PDF DWG
 500.04 1/1 Block Catch Basin Detail PDF DWG
 500.05 1/1 Precast Batch Basin Detail PDF DWG
 500.06 1/1 Precast Manhole Junction Box PDF DWG
 500.07 1/3 Median Curb Inlet PDF DWG
 500.07 2/3 Median Curb Inlet PDF DWG
 500.07 3/3 Median Curb Inlet PDF DWG
 500.08 1/1 Frame Detail for Catch Basins PDF DWG
 500.09 1/1 Storm Drain Pipe Bedding & Backfilling                                       PDF DWG
Section 600 - Water Distribution
 Std. # Sheet # Description PDF DWG
 600.01 1/2 3/4" & 1" Backflow Meter Assembly PDF DWG
 600.01 2/2 3/4" & 1" Backflow Meter Assembly PDF DWG
 600.02 1/1 1-1/2" & 2" Meter Installation & Vault PDF DWG
 600.03 1/2 3" & Larger Meter Installation & Vault PDF DWG
 600.03 2/2 3" & Larger Meter Installation & Vault PDF DWG
 600.04 1/1 Blow-Off Assembly PDF DWG
 600.05 1/1 Hydrant Installation PDF DWG
 600.06 1/1 Hydrant Location PDF DWG
 600.07 1/1 Yard Hydrant (non-freeze) PDF DWG
 600.08 1/1 Valve Box Installation PDF DWG
 600.09 1/1 Valve Cover PDF DWG
 600.10 1/1 Capping Detail PDF DWG
 600.11 1/1 Thrust Collar Installation PDF DWG
 600.12 1/1 Air Release Manhole for Water Mains PDF DWG
 600.13 1/1 Reaction Blocking PDF DWG
 600.14 1/1 Multiple Branch Services PDF DWG
 600.15 1/1 Valve Box Marker for Unpaved Areas PDF DWG
 600.16 1/1 Tapping Sleeve & Post Indicator Valve PDF DWG
 600.17 1/1 Butterfly Valve with 5' Manhole Encasement PDF DWG
 600.18 1/1 Bore & Jack Detail PDF DWG
 600.19 1/1 Sprinkler Riser & Fire Department Connection                              PDF DWG
 600.20 1/1 Curb Side Fire Department Connection PDF DWG
 600.21 1/1 Water Main Pipe Backfilling PDF DWG

Section 620 - Cross Connection Control
 Std. # Sheet # Description PDF DWG
 620.01 1/2 Typical Service & Irrigation Connections PDF DWG
 620.01 2/2 Typical Service & Irrigation Connections PDF DWG
 620.02
1/1 Typical Fire Connections
PDF DWG
 620.03
1/1 3/4" to 2" Residential & Commercial Irrigation Backflow Assembly
PDF DWG
 620.04
1/1 3/4" to 2" Commercial Outdoor Backflow Assembly
PDF DWG
 620.05 1/1 3/4" to 2" Commercial Indoor Backflow Assembly PDF DWG
 620.06 1/1 Commercial Outdoor Backflow Assembly (greater or equal to 3") PDF DWG
 620.07 1/1 Commercial Indoor Backflow Assembly (greater or equal to 3") PDF DWG
Section 700 - Sanitary Sewers
 Std. # Sheet # Description PDF DWG
 700.01 1/1 Sanitary Sewer Pipe Bedding & Backfilling PDF DWG
 700.02 1/1 Sanitary Sewer Tap & Service PDF DWG
 700.03 1/1 Sanitary Sewer Service Connections PDF DWG
 700.04 1/3 Precast Manhole PDF DWG
 700.04 2/3 Precast Manhole PDF DWG
 700.04 3/3 Precast Manhole PDF DWG
 700.05 1/2 Manhole Ring & Cover (Paved Areas) PDF DWG
 700.05 2/2 Manhole Ring & Cover for Watertight Manholes (Non-Traffic Only) PDF DWG
 700.06 1/2 Manhole Ring & Cover Encasement PDF DWG
 700.06 2/2 Manhole Ring & Cover Encasement PDF DWG
 700.07 1/1 Drop Manhole PDF DWG
 700.08 1/1 Drop Manhole for Sewer Service PDF DWG
 700.09 1/1 Air Release Manhole for Sanitary Sewer Force Mains PDF DWG
 700.10 1/1 4" Sanitary Sewer Tap & Service for Sewer Mains Over 13' Deep PDF DWG
 700.11 1/1 High Velocity Manhole Invert PDF DWG
 700.12 1/1 Doghouse Manhole Installation Over Existing Sewer Main PDF DWG
 700.13 1/1 Manhole Vent PDF DWG
 700.14 1/1 Cleanout Cover for Vehicle Traffic Areas PDF DWG
 700.15 1/1 Concrete Encasement for Stream Crossing PDF DWG
 700.16 1/1 Sanitary Sewer Plug Installation PDF DWG
 700.17 1/1 Sanitary Sewer Easement PDF DWG