The first inspection should occur when employees begin work on the project.
If a consultant is hired to oversee the project the RC should be available at all times to respond to any issues on the project.
The RC or designated consultant should have the necessary experience, training and knowledge to ensure that project construction and administration follows all requirements as described in the project documents and standard practice.
This article is intended as a guide to Local Public Agencys (LPAs) to ensure federal-aid project requirements are met while administering the construction of and corresponding documentation required of a typical LPA project.
No work is to be initiated on any part of the project until federal funding has been approved (obligated) by FHWA and the local agency has been notified by Mo DOT to proceed.
A pre-construction conference must be scheduled and attended by the LPA, the contractor and Mo DOT before any work begins on the project.