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Standard specification for road works 2015/2016

Details:

Title

Standard specification for road works 2015/2016

Collection

Standard specification for road works; Reports; PublicationNT

Date

2015

Description

Made available via the Publications (Legal Deposit) Act 2004 (NT).; Check within Publication or with content Publisher.

Notes

miscellaneous provisions ■ provision for traffic ■ clearing grubbing and rehabilitation ■ earthworks ■ conformance testing ■ pavements and shoulders ■ stabilisation ■ spray sealing ■ dense graded asphalt ■ slurry surfacing ■ miscellaneous concrete works ■ drainage works ■ protection works ■ road furniture and traffic control devices ■ pavement marking ■ landscape ■ ducting and conduits ■ traffic control signals ■ traffic counting stations ■ street lighting ■ directional (thrust) boring ■ measurement and payment ■ referenced documents ■ nt climate zones table ■ This document specifies the general standards of materials and workmanship required by the Department of Infrastructure for construction of civil road network assets

Language

English

Subject

Roads -- Northern Territory -- Works -- Periodicals.

Publisher name

Department of Infrastructure

Place of publication

Palmerston

Edition

Second edition

Parent handle

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/265830

Citation address

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/456054

Page content

TRAFFIC CONTROL SIGNALS STANDARD SPECIFICATION ROADWORKS DoI REFERENCE TEXT December 2015 Page 122 Blank out the unused aspect positions of target boards with a material of similar colour and finish to the target board. Signal lantern doors to be capable of opening through 90 degrees without having to alter the adjustment of any signal lantern. Signal Lanterns to be NT Standard LED Type by Aldridge Traffic Systems Pty. Ltd., or a similar product approved by Superintendent before installation. Maintain the vehicle signal lanterns with a cover of suitable heavy duty material immediately after erection of the signal lantern and prior to commissioning. Attach the temporary covers neatly so that they remain in place during all weather conditions. Provide an inspection hole in the cover, to allow for testing of lantern wiring with covers in place. 18.3.5 Pedestrian Signal Lanterns Use lanterns with 200 mm diameter lens. Use symbolic displays. Position lantern so that - no part is within 300 mm of the line of the kerb face; - centre of green lens is 2.2 m above the footway; and - the signal is clearly visible from the opposite side of the carriageway. Signal lantern doors to be capable of opening through 90 degrees without having to alter the adjustment of any signal lantern. Pedestrian Signal Lanterns to be NT Standard LED Type by Aldridge Traffic Systems Pty. Ltd., or a similar product approved by Superintendent before installation. 18.3.6 Traffic Signal Controller Locate the controller as specified. Mount the controller on a concrete foundation block as specified. Refer to standard drawing CS 1503. Arrange and connect power to the controller, and supply and provide additional plant, equipment or work required by the PowerWater Corporation. Transport and install the controller in accordance with the manufacturer's specifications. Supply and install an earth stake. Test and commission the completed installation. 18.3.7 Painting Finish colours for: - lantern assemblies including backing plates to be matt black; and - terminal assembly finial caps and controller housing to be medium sea grey (BS 381C-637; Hex #899194; CMYK 7:2:0:42). 18.4 TRAFFIC SIGNAL CABLING - HOLD POINT Hold Point - Submit documentation of proposed cable layout for approval prior to commencing installation of cabling. 18.4.1 Multicore Connecting Cable Cable used shall be 51 core multicore as per AS/NZS 2276.1 and shall have a polyamide jacket termite sheath installed Terminate the cabling of signal lanterns and multicore cable in each associated terminal assembly. 18.4.2 Loop Detector Feeder Cables Cable used shall be as per AS/NZS 2276.2 and shall have a polyamide jacket termite sheath installed. Install and connect feeder cables from detector loops to detector sensors units located in the controller housing. Feeder cables to be Telcon - type B3102 CS/NJ/PVC or equivalent. Feeder cables to be indelibly marked with the loop detector number at each end. 18.4.3 Loop Cable for Vehicle Detectors Cable used shall be as per AS/NZS 2276.3 Cable will be V90 HT, 30/0.25. Supply and install the cable for the loop in a saw cut in the pavement surface. Clean the saw cut of debris and sharp edges before installing the cable. Twist loop feeder cable one turn every 200 mm between each loop and junction in the detector pit. Backfill around the loop cables with emulsion filler. Use Pabkote Emulsion No. 3 or similar. House cables in conduits where they pass under kerbs. Refer to standard drawing CS 1507. 18.4.4 Power Supply Cable Supply and Install 2x 1C 25 Sq mm Cu XLP/Nj/PVC cable or PowerWater approved equivalent. PowerWater to approve cable type and connection details Provide connection of the PowerWater cable to controller. Provide Notice of Intent to PowerWater for unmetered connection