The following field considerations are a guide for the important aspects of planning a thin functional overlay project. Thorough answers to these questions should be determined before, during, and after application. The appropriate staff to do this work will vary by job type and size. Some topics may need attention from several staff members. These are not meant to be a report but to bring attention to important aspects and components of the project process. Note that some specifications described in the following content may not be the same as the specifications followed by your agency. Always check with your state agency’s standards and specifications when using these guidelines.