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2015/2016 Standard specification for road maintenance



2015/2016 Standard specification for road maintenance


Standard specification for road maintenance; Reports; PublicationNT




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Roads -- Northern Territory -- Maintenance and Repairs -- Periodicals

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ROAD AND MARINE AMENITY MAINTENANCE STANDARD SPECIFICATION FOR ROAD MAINTENANCE DoI REFERENCE TEXT October 2015 Page 183 will be paid for at the invoiced price plus the Contractors scheduled mark-up percentage. Comply with the specified response times for attendance and completion of work to be carried out for safety or other reasons, including afterhours call-outs. The Superintendent will engage a third party to attend to and complete the work at the Contractors expense if specified response times are not met. INFORMATION SIGN 19.8 Erect an information sign at each rest area with details of the: Name and telephone number of Period Contractor for Maintenance of Road and Marine Amenity Areas. Erect the sign to be clearly visible and securely attached to the shelter shed, and where there is no shelter shed, at a location approved by the Superintendent. Ensure that the information on the sign is kept current for the duration of the contract. Fabricate the sign from 0.6 mm off white prepainted sheet steel, size 600 mm x 400 mm, with 50 mm high Helvetica medium black lettering. Fix to the metal framework of the shelter with 4 mm pop rivets at 200 mm centres. RUBBISH COLLECTION 19.9 Service Levels for Rubbish Collection 19.9.1 Maintain Road and Marine Amenity areas; Clear the site of all rubbish that is visible from the site and ensure that, There are no more than ten items of rubbish within the site or visible from within the site at any time. Rubbish Collection Operations - 19.9.2 Witness Point Collect rubbish and remove from Road and Marine Amenity areas to comply with the service level requirements, and prior to grass cutting operations. Dispose of all rubbish at a Community or Council Waste Disposal Site and pay all dump fees where applicable. Do not store rubbish for later retrieval anywhere within the amenity areas. Rubbish is defined as any loose unattached inanimate item or any other object that does not form part of the Road Amenity areas. Rubbish includes, but is not limited to: food scraps goods packaging, paper products, plastic products, rubberized products, including tyres and batteries. glass products, metal / alloy products, stone or masonry products or items including concrete chunks, any material excluding liquids resultant from a vehicle accident, any vegetative item, any mechanical item or part that is not related to intact mechanical, electrical or servicerelated infrastructure occurring within the amenity areas, any loose, unattached inanimate item that the Superintendent deems is not required, wanted or expected to occur within the amenity areas. Witness Point - Normal rubbish collection does not include illegal signage or abandoned vehicles or equipment, however, report these items to the Superintendent. Witness Point - Report to the Superintendent any occurrences of concrete spills, gravel, sand or soil on any trafficable surface. These materials are not rubbish under the terms and conditions of the contract and may be removed by others. If not removed by others, remove upon issue of direction to work from the Superintendent at a fair and reasonable negotiated rate. Remove rubbish resulting from a significant spill event that cannot reasonably be removed within one hour of commencement of work at a fair and reasonable negotiated rate for time expended in excess of one hour. Remove any single item of rubbish with a weight greater than 50 kg at a fair and reasonable rate negotiated with the Superintendent. Roadside Rubbish Collection 19.9.3 Roadside rubbish collection is a specific maintenance item and is only to be carried out after a works order is issued by the Superintendent. Collect all rubbish and remove from the roadside verge, within 10 km of towns, communities, commercial areas, and roadhouses. Collect rubbish and remove from the roadside between the outside of the outer batters on each side of the road formation, and in fill areas 4 m from the toe of the batter, only upon issue of a direction to work from the Superintendent. RUBBISH REMOVAL 19.10 Service Levels for Rubbish Removal 19.10.1 and Bin Placement and Replacement Maintain amenity areas so that; bins do not overflow and have a build-up of rubbish on the ground around the base of the bin, bins are not unpleasant for users to deposit rubbish into, due to decomposing rubbish.

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