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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




Made available via the Publications (Legal Deposit) Act 2004 (NT).




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

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Department of Infrastructure

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BITUMINOUS SURFACE MAINTENANCE STANDARD SPECIFICATION FOR ROAD MAINTENANCE DoI REFERENCE TEXT October 2015 Page 77 Adjust drag broom to distribute surplus aggregate, but not to dislodge embedded aggregate. Ensure aggregate on the final surface is uniformly distributed, and firmly held by binder. Re-roll the surface after sweeping to ensure uniform bedding of aggregate in binder. TRAFFIC ON RESEALS 8.16 Co-ordinate work to minimise traffic delays. Prohibit traffic: - until at least 3 passes of a roller has taken place or until sufficient rolling has taken place to prevent damage to the applied seal, whichever is greater; and - from adjacent strip of roadway during spraying. Sweep all loose aggregate from the carriageway at completion of rolling. WASTE MATERIAL 8.17 Remove from the site and dispose of all waste material in legal waste disposal facility. Specification Reference Refer to the Northern Territory Government Standard Specification for Environmental Management and to the RFT. OTHER REQUIREMENTS 8.18 (If applicable) Refer to PROJECT SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS section of Request for Tender.

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