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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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MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS STANDARD SPECIFICATION FOR ROAD MAINTENANCE DoI REFERENCE TEXT October 2015 Page 7 MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS 1. STANDARDS 1.1 Comply with the Acts, Regulations, Guidelines and Codes applicable to the works. Comply with the requirements of Authorities with jurisdiction over the works. Conform to the Standards and Publications quoted throughout this document unless specified otherwise. Refer to REFERENCED DOCUMENTS. THE CONDITIONS OF TENDER AND 1.2 CONDITIONS OF CONTRACT The Conditions of Tender and the Conditions of Contract contain additional requirements which apply to works carried out under any contract awarded by NT Government, including any works carried out using this specification. ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT 1.3 The Standard Specification for Environmental Management applies for all construction and demolition work for building and civil works carried out by or on behalf of the Northern Territory Government. (An electronic copy of this document is available at: http://www.nt.gov.au/infrastructure/techspecs/inde x.shtml The Standard Specification for Environmental Management takes precedence over this specification. Standards in Conflict 1.3.1 Where conflict arises between a referenced standard and particular clauses of this specification the specification prevails. Overseas Standards 1.3.2 Where no Australian Standard exists standards published by the British Standards Institute (BSI) or the American Society for Testing Materials are referenced. PROJECT SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS 1.4 Comply with all provisions in the PROJECT SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS (PSRs) in the Request For Tender (RFT) or on the project drawings. Any conflicts must be advised in writing to the Superintendent for clarification. AS CONSTRUCTED INFORMATION - 1.5 WITNESS POINT Document all changes and variations of the design as the work proceeds. Witness Point - Provide amended versions of the information and drawings which reflect the as built conditions. Provide hard copies of drawings, and CAD format in AutoCad (Dwg.) or Microstation or as requested by Superintendent. Provide hard copies of the text information in A4 portrait format and in Microsoft Word document electronic format. Provide the amended information and drawings to the superintendent progressively as the work proceed, with or before the claim for the variation which led to the need to amend the information and drawings to accurately reflect the as built conditions. Amended drawings Hold Point 1.5.1 Hold Point - Before the work commences provide a proposed procedure for recording and submitting the amended drawings. Use an independent surveyor who is eligible for membership of the Institution of Surveyors Australia or the Institution of Engineering and Mining Surveyors Australia to record the changes and variations. DEFINITIONS 1.6 The terms used in this specification are in accordance with the definitions laid down in AS 1348 unless specified otherwise in the Definitions clauses. AAPA Aboriginal Areas Protection Authority. APVMA Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority. ASTM American Society for Testing and Materials. Base The layer of pavement immediately above the subgrade or sub-base and/or below the bituminous surfacing extending for the full width of the traffic lanes. Carriageway That portion of a road for the use of vehicles, that is between kerbs or barriers where these are provided, including shoulders and auxiliary lanes. Catch Drain A surface channel constructed along the high side of a road or embankment, outside the batter, to intercept the water. CLC Central Land Council. CSR Contractor Service Request. DLPE Department of Lands, Planning and the Environment DLRM Department of Land Resource Management http://www.nt.gov.au/infrastructure/techspecs/index.shtml http://www.nt.gov.au/infrastructure/techspecs/index.shtml

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