The City of Bentonville Minimum Standard Specifications for Streets (Street Specifications) was adopted by City Council on November 28th, 2006. The Street Specifications are set forth to govern the design, construction, and maintenance of streets, alleys, and sidewalks which lie within the jurisdiction of the City of Bentonville. The specifications presented within are the minimum requirements and it is understood that more stringent requirements may be mandated by the Planning Commission, City Engineer, and/or the project design engineer with regard to a specific project.
Below is a basic overview of the specification and its contents:
- Article 100 - General Provisions
- This article is an introduction in to the specifications and discuss regulations and applicability.
- Article 200 - General Requirements
- This article is about the requirements for submitting plans and the responsibilities of the Developer/Owner
- Article 300 - Design Data and Plan Submission
- This article goes into more detail about design and plan submissions
- Article 400 - Street Design Principles
- This article is about the design principles of streets
- Article 500 - Pavement Design
- This article goes discusses pavement sections, materials and basic construction methodologies
- Article 600 - Utilities and Utility Crossings
- This article discusses the installation of utilities within the Right-of-Way and encasement pipes.
- Article 700 - Erosion Control
- This article discusses the general use of erosion controls and briefly discusses the requirements of permits.
- Article 800 - Inspection and Testing
- This article describes inspections and testing required for streets and construction within the Right-of-Way.
- Article 900 - Sidewalks
- This article describes the design and construction of sidewalks and handicap ramps.
- Article 1000 - Excavations and Alterations
- This article discusses permits and bonds required for excavations or construction within the Right-of-Way