All Hands Plan
Tools & Downloads
HOW TO USE THE ALL-HANDS PLAN
- The Contractor and TxDOT representative should bring the All-Hands Plan to the pre-pave meeting and fill out the first page only. Make enough copies to distribute to those in the field.
- On the job site, distribute the All-Hands Plan and review page one and discuss pages two and three, making note of any decisions made.
- Use page four as a guide for a daily debrief.
- The contractor and TxDOT field representative should produce a copy of the final document with all notes.
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