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Standard specification for road works 2015/2016



Standard specification for road works 2015/2016


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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




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

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Department of Infrastructure

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CLEARING, GRUBBING AND REHABILITATION STANDARD SPECIFICATION ROADWORKS DoI REFERENCE TEXT December 2015 Page 25 SCARIFYING OF EXISTING ROADS 3.7 Remove seal from site. Alternatively, demolished seal may be buried in table drains if approved by the Superintendent. Provide 200 mm cover to buried material. Scarify, both longitudinally and laterally, for the full width of the formation by ripping to a depth of 250 mm resulting in a maximum size of demolished seal of 100 mm. Tyne spacing to be 500 mm maximum. GRUBBING 3.8 Grub out and remove from the site all vegetation to a depth of 200 mm below subgrade surface in cut and 200 mm below natural surface under fills. Fill grub holes and other excavations as required with standard fill material compacted to the density of the surrounding soil. REINSTATEMENT 3.9 Reinstate any clearing undertaken during the contract to rehabilitate the area back consistent with its untouched surrounds. This includes seeding, planting, watering and other measures necessary to rehabilitate the area. MULCH; Spread mulched material over the rehabilitated area, including batters and verges, to a uniform cover of 50 mm thickness. DETOURS; Where detours are specified in PROVISION FOR TRAFFIC, or otherwise agreed to, rehabilitate the detour areas in accordance with the requirements of this section. CLEANING UP 3.10 Remove all excess fill, rubble and other debris from the site. Dispose of the materials using a legal method. OTHER REQUIREMENTS 3.11 (If applicable) Refer to PROJECT SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS in the Request for Tender.