Construction of Local Streets and Roads, 2010 Edition
This is the gold standard for road and highway work in California. It covers general provisions including definitions and terms, proposal requirements, contract requirements, control of the wok, control of the material, legal requirements and responsibility.
The book covers dust control requirements, and construction area traffic control devices. It explains what’s required in clearing, grading and finishing roadways. Discusses requirements for subbases and bases—including lime stabilization, aggregate, cement, and lean concrete.
It covers surfacing and pavements including bituminous seals, asphalt concrete, portland cement, groove and grind pavement.
Finally it covers structures and signs, drainage facilities, traffic control facilities, and just about all materials used in road and highway construction.
If you’re looking for a reference that covers all the requirements for roads and highways in the State of California you should have this comprehensive guide.