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CONCRETE CONSTRUCTION AND REPAIR

(contract last updated 03/21/2019)

SCOPE: Contract for the purchase of Concrete Construction and Repair.
NOTE:  UW Madison users of this contract (unless exempted) must contact Facilities Planning and Management (FPM) staff in order to get prior approval before any work can begin by the Contractor. See Purchasing Policies and Procedures PPP #4 (Special Approvals) for requirements at Exceptions to this policy are noted in the PPP section.

CONTRACT # DESCRIPTION
16-5694 CONCRETE CONSTRUCTION AND REPAIR
CONTRACT ORIGIN: ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
UW-Madison
Purchasing Services
21 N Park St, Ste 6101
Madison, WI 53715-1218
UW-Madison users contact:
Brad Bauman
(608) 265-1462 FAX (608) 262-4467
brad.bauman@wisc.edu
  Non-UW-Madison users contact: Vendor Representative
COOPERATIVE PURCHASING:

YES - BAUER & RAETHER BUILDERS INC, & JOE DANIELS CONSTRUCTION CO.
YES - HOMBURG CONTRACTORS INC. (except for University of Wisconsin System campuses)

CONTRACT TERM: December 1, 2015 through November 30, 2018, with automatic renewal extensions to November 30, 2020, unless amended, cancelled or rebid.

Vendor(s)
(JOINT AWARD)
050965
Bauer & Raether Builders Inc
4801 Tradewinds Pkwy  Ste 200
Madison  WI  53718
     
Sales Representative: PHONE # FAX #
Dennis Bauer 608-222-8941 608-222-0862
E-mail dbauer@bauer-raether.com
  PHONE # FAX #
Ordering/Expediting: 608-222-8941 608-222-0862
Invoice Information: 608-222-8941 608-222-0862
Returns: 608-222-8941 608-222-0862
Supplier Diversity Reporting: 608-222-8941 608-222-0862
Website: www.bauer-raether.com
Commodity Code 150-15 / 210-00 / 210-13 / 210-15 / 210-16 / 210-18 / 210-25 / 210-26 / 210-28 / 210-45 / 210-47 / 210-72 / 913-95
Federal Employee ID # (FEIN) 39-122493
F.O.B.

“D” F.O.B. DESTINATION
“V” F.O.B. SERVICE/MAINTENANCE

Terms: N/30
Invoicing: Invoices shall reflect contract pricing.
Minimum Order: None
Other: The following statements apply to all UW Madison campus projects. This is only a partial list and shall not be considered all the terms and conditions of this contract:

* No single job shall exceed $30,000

* Contractor shall notify Physical Plant (608) 263-3333 prior to starting work for each project on UW campus. Contractor may presume work can start as soon as it has given its phone notice; no affirmative response by Physical Plant will be made.

* An information copy of invoice, with attachments, must be sent to the department staff ordering work or providing the project release.
Warranty: 1 year
Pricing Information: SEE BELOW

ITEM

DESCRIPTION

UNIT

UNIT PRICE

1

Concrete walk, 6" thick, remove and replace

S.F.

$9.00

2

Concrete walk, slab and island, 6" thick, new

S.F.

$8.00

3

Concrete walk, slab and island, each additional inch in thickness.

S.F.

$1.00

4

Slab, flume,  and other flat work, removal only

S.F.

$2.00

5

Concrete Pavers removal only

S.F.

$2.00

6

Thickened edge (thickened edge portion of walk only)

L.F.

$6.00

7

Concrete curb and gutter, 30” remove and replace

L.F.

$40.00

8

Concrete curb and gutter,  30” new

L.F.

$38.00

9

Concrete curb and gutter,  24” new

L.F.

$40.00

10

Concrete curb and gutter,  24” remove and replace

L.F.

$40.00

11

Concrete curb and gutter, 18” remove and replace

L.F.

$40.00

12

Concrete curb and gutter, 18” new

L.F.

$40.00

13

Concrete standing curb, 6" x 24” remove and replace

L.F.

$50.00

14

Concrete standing curb, 6" x 24” new

L.F.

$46.00

15

Concrete standing curb and concrete curb and gutter, removal only

L.F.

$5.00

16

Concrete approaches and drives to be 7" thick and reinforced

S.F.

$10.00

17

Concrete integral curb, 6" face, new

L.F.

$9.00

18

Concrete integral curb, each inch additional increase in height, new

L.F.

$2.00

19

Longitudinal expansion felt, 1/2” thick

L.F.

$2.00

20

Concrete and Asphalt Concrete saw cutting 3”

L.F.

$3.00

21

Concrete and Asphalt Concrete saw cutting 5”

L.F.

$4.00

22

Concrete and Asphalt Concrete saw cutting 7”

L.F.

$5.00

23

Concrete stair construction, including epoxy steel wire mesh and reinforcement rods

S.F.

$60.00

24

Concrete stair removal, including all steel reinforcement

S.F.

$18.00

25

Concrete walls (8”) with footings, new

C.F. 

$32.00

26

Concrete walls (8”) without footings, new

C.F. 

$28.00

27

Concrete walls each additional inch in thickness

S.F. 

$1.20

28

Concrete flume, 24" wide, new

L.F.

$40.00

29

Concrete sidewalk flume, new

L.F.

$66.00

30

Epoxy Steel reinforcing rods in place

Pounds

$3.00

31

Epoxy Steel wire mesh, W1.4 x W1.4, 6 x 6, in place

S.F.

$1.05

32

Sand fill in place

C.Y.

$18.80

33

Crushed stone in place

Ton

$22.00

34

Top Soil in place

C.Y.

$22.00

35

Excavation

C.Y.

$18.00

36

Storm sewer inlet, including frame and grate, to depth shown on detailed drawing, plus or minus two feet

Each

$1,800.00

37

Storm sewer inlet, each one foot additional increase in structure depth beyond 5 feet below frame

V.F.

$150.00

38

Storm sewer pipe, 12", to depth shown on detailed drawing, plus or minus one foot

L.F.

$60.00

39

Storm sewer pipe, 12", for each one foot additional increase in depth

L.F.

$6.00

40

Resetting storm sewer inlet or man hole cover 

Each

$300.00

41

Bituminous concrete pavement removal

S.Y.

$3.00

42

Air compressor (including one laborer and small tools, jack hammer, etc.)

Hour

$80.00

43

Each additional laborer, and jack hammer and tools.

Hour

$80.00

44

Truck, including driver (5 C.Y. minimum)

Hour

$85.00

45

End loader, including operator (3/4 C.Y. minimum)

Hour

$100.00

46

Backhoe, including operator (capable of 10 ft. depth trench excavation)

Hour

$125.00

47

Skid Steer with operator

Hour

$90.00

48

Skid Steer with operator and hammer attachment

Hour

$90.00

49

Concrete walk, slab or ramp, thick, lightweight concrete with deck form, new

S.F.

$10.00

50

Concrete walk, slab or ramp, each additional inch in thickness, lightweight concrete with deck form, new

S.F.

$1.00

51

Road Flagman

Hour

$68.00

53

General Laborer

Hour

$68.00

54

Cement Finisher

Hour

$80.00

55

Foreman

Hour

$85.00

56

Concrete – per cubic yard, 6 bag mix with no additive, delivered to jobsite – full load

Each

$94.00

57

Concrete– per cubic yard, 6 bag mix with up to 1% additive, delivered to jobsite – full load

Each

$96.00

58

Concrete – per cubic yard, 9 bag mix with no additive, delivered to jobsite – full load

Each

$105.00

59

Concrete– per cubic yard, 9bag mix with up to 1% additive, delivered to jobsite – full load

Each

$110.00

60

Colored or tinted concrete– per cubic yard, 6 bag mix with no additive, delivered to jobsite  removal and replace  full load

Each

$8.00

61

Colored or tinted concrete walk, slab and island, each additional inch in thickness.

S.F.

$4.00

62

6” exposed aggregate remove and replace

S.F.

$16.00

63.

 Stamped/Concrete Patterned

S.F.

$24.00


Vendor(s)
(JOINT AWARD)
034961
Homburg Contractors Inc.
5590 Monona Drive
Monona WI 53716-3131
     
Sales Representative: PHONE # FAX #
Mike Hackel 608-241-1178 608-244-9113
E-mail mhackel@homburginc.com
  PHONE # FAX #
Ordering/Expediting: 608-222-6597 608-244-9113
Invoice Information: 608-244-3554 608-244-9113
Returns: N/A  
Supplier Diversity Reporting: 608-222-6597 608-244-9113
Website: www.homburginc.com
Commodity Code 150-15 / 210-00 / 210-13 / 210-15 / 210-16 / 210-18 / 210-25 / 210-26 / 210-28 / 210-45 / 210-47 / 210-72 / 913-95
Federal Employee ID # (FEIN) 39-1144821
F.O.B.

“D” F.O.B. DESTINATION
“V” F.O.B. SERVICE/MAINTENANCE

Terms: N/30
Invoicing: Invoices shall reflect contract pricing.
OTHER: Pricing not available to: University of Wisconsin System campuses.
OTHER: Pricing available to: University of Wisconsin System campuses (within Dane County), State of Wisconsin Agencies (within Dane County), Wisconsin Municipalities (within Dane County), other CIC member institutions or Non-Profit Organizations specifically linked by their mission to the University of Wisconsin Madison (within Dane County).
Other: The following statements apply to all UW Madison campus projects. This is only a partial list and shall not be considered all the terms and conditions of this contract:

* No single job shall exceed $30,000

* Contractor shall notify Physical Plant (608) 263-3333 prior to starting work for each project on UW campus. Contractor may presume work can start as soon as it has given its phone notice; no affirmative response by Physical Plant will be made.

* An information copy of invoice, with attachments, must be sent to the department staff ordering work or providing the project release.
Warranty: 1 year from the installation date
Pricing Information: SEE BELOW

ITEM

DESCRIPTION

UNIT

UNIT PRICE

1

Concrete walk, 6" thick, remove and replace

S.F.

$10.50

2

Concrete walk, slab and island, 6" thick, new

S.F.

$9.50

3

Concrete walk, slab and island, each additional inch in thickness.

S.F.

$1.00

4

Slab, flume,  and other flat work, removal only

S.F.

$3.25

5

Concrete Pavers removal only

S.F.

$2.00

6

Thickened edge (thickened edge portion of walk only)

L.F.

$10.00

7

Concrete curb and gutter, 30” remove and replace

L.F.

$52.00

8

Concrete curb and gutter,  30” new

L.F.

$46.00

9

Concrete curb and gutter,  24” new

L.F.

$45.00

10

Concrete curb and gutter,  24” remove and replace

L.F.

$53.00

11

Concrete curb and gutter, 18” remove and replace

L.F.

$48.00

12

Concrete curb and gutter, 18” new

L.F.

$43.00

13

Concrete standing curb, 6" x 24” remove and replace

L.F.

$54.00

14

Concrete standing curb, 6" x 24” new

L.F.

$50.00

15

Concrete standing curb and concrete curb and gutter, removal only

L.F.

$8.00

16

Concrete approaches and drives to be 7" thick and reinforced

S.F.

$12.50

17

Concrete integral curb, 6" face, new

L.F.

$12.00

18

Concrete integral curb, each inch additional increase in height, new

L.F.

$3.00

19

Longitudinal expansion felt, 1/2” thick

L.F.

$2.00

20

Concrete and Asphalt Concrete saw cutting 3”

L.F.

$5.00

21

Concrete and Asphalt Concrete saw cutting 5”

L.F.

$6.50

22

Concrete and Asphalt Concrete saw cutting 7”

L.F.

$8.00

23

Concrete stair construction, including epoxy steel wire mesh and reinforcement rods

S.F.

$65.00

24

Concrete stair removal, including all steel reinforcement

S.F.

$25.00

25

Concrete walls (8”) with footings, new

C.F. 

$35.00

26

Concrete walls (8”) without footings, new

C.F. 

$40.00

27

Concrete walls each additional inch in thickness

S.F. 

$12.00

28

Concrete flume, 24" wide, new

L.F.

$45.00

29

Concrete sidewalk flume, new

L.F.

$175.00

30

Epoxy Steel reinforcing rods in place

Pounds

$2.75

31

Epoxy Steel wire mesh, W1.4 x W1.4, 6 x 6, in place

S.F.

$1.50

32

Sand fill in place

C.Y.

$25.00

33

Crushed stone in place

Ton

$27.00

34

Top Soil in place

C.Y.

$31.00

35

Excavation

C.Y.

$30.00

36

Storm sewer inlet, including frame and grate, to depth shown on detailed drawing, plus or minus two feet

Each

$2,800.00

37

Storm sewer inlet, each one foot additional increase in structure depth beyond 5 feet below frame

V.F.

$250.00

38

Storm sewer pipe, 12", to depth shown on detailed drawing, plus or minus one foot

L.F.

$75.00

39

Storm sewer pipe, 12", for each one foot additional increase in depth

L.F.

$8.00

40

Resetting storm sewer inlet or man hole cover 

Each

$350.00

41

Bituminous concrete pavement removal

S.Y.

$4.00

42

Air compressor (including one laborer and small tools, jack hammer, etc.)

Hour

$105.00

43

Each additional laborer, and jack hammer and tools.

Hour

$85.00

44

Truck, including driver (5 C.Y. minimum)

Hour

$95.00

45

End loader, including operator (3/4 C.Y. minimum)

Hour

$145.00

46

Backhoe, including operator (capable of 10 ft. depth trench excavation)

Hour

$145.00

47

Skid Steer with operator

Hour

$115.00

48

Skid Steer with operator and hammer attachment

Hour

$140.00

49

Concrete walk, slab or ramp, thick, lightweight concrete with deck form, new

S.F.

$12.00

50

Concrete walk, slab or ramp, each additional inch in thickness, lightweight concrete with deck form, new

S.F.

$2.00

51

Road Flagman

Hour

$75.00

52

Barricades – Flashers for Concrete Curing process

Day

$35.00

53

General Laborer

Hour

$81.00

54

Cement Finisher

Hour

$90.00

55

Foreman

Hour

$95.00

56

Concrete – per cubic yard, 6 bag mix with no additive, delivered to jobsite – full load

Each

$137.00

57

Concrete– per cubic yard, 6 bag mix with up to 1% additive, delivered to jobsite – full load

Each

$143.00

58

Concrete – per cubic yard, 9 bag mix with no additive, delivered to jobsite – full load

Each

$160.00

59

Concrete– per cubic yard, 9bag mix with up to 1% additive, delivered to jobsite – full load

Each

$170.00

60

Colored or tinted concrete– per cubic yard, 6 bag mix with no additive, delivered to jobsite  removal and replace  full load

Each

$225.00

61

Colored or tinted concrete walk, slab and island, each additional inch in thickness.

S.F.

$3.00

62

6” exposed aggregate remove and replace

S.F.

$15.00

63

Stamped/Concrete Patterned

S.F. 

$18.00

 

All non-listed, related items from manufacturer's catalog or product list are available at 0% discount. 


Vendor(s)
(JOINT AWARD)
027179
Joe Daniels Construction Co
919 Applegate Rd
Madison WI 53713
     
Sales Representative: PHONE # FAX #
Carl Falk 608-271-4800 608-271-4570
E-mail cfalk@danielsco.com
  PHONE # FAX #
Ordering/Expediting: 608-271-4800 608-271-4570
Invoice Information: 608-271-4800 608-271-4570
Returns: 608-271-4800 608-271-4570
Supplier Diversity Reporting: 608-271-4800 608-271-4570
Website: www.danielsco.com
Commodity Code 150-15 / 210-00 / 210-13 / 210-15 / 210-16 / 210-18 / 210-25 / 210-26 / 210-28 / 210-45 / 210-47 / 210-72 / 913-95
Federal Employee ID # (FEIN) 39-122493
F.O.B.

“D” F.O.B. DESTINATION

“V” F.O.B. SERVICE/MAINTENANCE
Terms: N/30
Minimum Order: None
Invoicing: Invoices shall reflect contract pricing.
Other:

The following statements apply to all UW Madison campus projects. This is only a partial list and shall not be considered all the terms and conditions of this contract:

* No single job shall exceed $30,000

* Contractor shall notify Physical Plant (608) 263-3333 prior to starting work for each project on UW campus. Contractor may presume work can start as soon as it has given its phone notice; no affirmative response by Physical Plant will be made.

* An information copy of invoice, with attachments, must be sent to the department staff ordering work or providing the project release.
Warranty: 1 year from date of install on labor and materials
Pricing Information: SEE BELOW

ITEM

DESCRIPTION

UNIT

UNIT PRICE

1

Concrete walk, 6" thick, remove and replace

S.F.

$11.35

2

Concrete walk, slab and island, 6" thick, new

S.F.

$10.25

3

Concrete walk, slab and island, each additional inch in thickness.

S.F.

$1.70

4

Slab, flume,  and other flat work, removal only

S.F.

$3.40

5

Concrete Pavers removal only

S.F.

$4.60

6

Thickened edge (thickened edge portion of walk only)

L.F.

$7.35

7

Concrete curb and gutter, 30” remove and replace

L.F.

$54.50

8

Concrete curb and gutter,  30” new

L.F.

$50.00

9

Concrete curb and gutter,  24” new

L.F.

$48.00

10

Concrete curb and gutter,  24” remove and replace

L.F.

$49.00

11

Concrete curb and gutter, 18” remove and replace

L.F.

$46.00

12

Concrete curb and gutter, 18” new

L.F.

$45.00

13

Concrete standing curb, 6" x 24” remove and replace

L.F.

$58.00

14

Concrete standing curb, 6" x 24” new

L.F.

$56.75

15

Concrete standing curb and concrete curb and gutter, removal only

L.F.

$10.25

16

Concrete approaches and drives to be 7" thick and reinforced

S.F.

$12.85

17

Concrete integral curb, 6" face, new

L.F.

$13.25

18

Concrete integral curb, each inch additional increase in height, new

L.F.

$3.75

19

Longitudinal expansion felt, 1/2” thick

L.F.

$2.20

20

Concrete and Asphalt Concrete saw cutting 3”

L.F.

$5.25

21

Concrete and Asphalt Concrete saw cutting 5”

L.F.

$6.10

22

Concrete and Asphalt Concrete saw cutting 7”

L.F.

$8.00

23

Concrete stair construction, including epoxy steel wire mesh and reinforcement rods

S.F.

$68.00

24

Concrete stair removal, including all steel reinforcement

S.F.

$24.00

25

Concrete walls (8”) with footings, new

C.F. 

$48.00

26

Concrete walls (8”) without footings, new

C.F. 

$46.00

27

Concrete walls each additional inch in thickness

S.F. 

$7.00

28

Concrete flume, 24" wide, new

L.F.

$48.00

29

Concrete sidewalk flume, new

L.F.

$100.00

30

Epoxy Steel reinforcing rods in place

Pounds

$13.00

31

Epoxy Steel wire mesh, W1.4 x W1.4, 6 x 6, in place

S.F.

$1.80

32

Sand fill in place

C.Y.

$32.00

33

Crushed stone in place

Ton

$34.00

34

Top Soil in place

C.Y.

$35.00

35

Excavation

C.Y.

$40.00

36

Storm sewer inlet, including frame and grate, to depth shown on detailed drawing, plus or minus two feet

Each

$1,950.00

37

Storm sewer inlet, each one foot additional increase in structure depth beyond 5 feet below frame

V.F.

$187.00

38

Storm sewer pipe, 12", to depth shown on detailed drawing, plus or minus one foot

L.F.

$74.00

39

Storm sewer pipe, 12", for each one foot additional increase in depth

L.F.

$9.25

40

Resetting storm sewer inlet or man hole cover 

Each

$485.00

41

Bituminous concrete pavement removal

S.Y.

$7.00

42

Air compressor (including one laborer and small tools, jack hammer, etc.)

Hour

$100.00

43

Each additional laborer, and jack hammer and tools.

Hour

$84.00

44

Truck, including driver (5 C.Y. minimum)

Hour

$95.00

45

End loader, including operator (3/4 C.Y. minimum)

Hour

$145.00

46

Backhoe, including operator (capable of 10 ft. depth trench excavation)

Hour

$145.00

47

Skid Steer with operator

Hour

$90.00

48

Skid Steer with operator and hammer attachment

Hour

$93.00

49

Concrete walk, slab or ramp, thick, lightweight concrete with deck form, new

S.F.

$14.85

50

Concrete walk, slab or ramp, each additional inch in thickness, lightweight concrete with deck form, new

S.F.

$2.75

51

Road Flagman

Hour

$75.00

52

Barricades – Flashers for Concrete Curing process

Day

$36.00

53

General Laborer

Hour

$75.00

54

Cement Finisher

Hour

$78.00

55

Foreman

Hour

$80.00

56

Concrete – per cubic yard, 6 bag mix with no additive, delivered to jobsite – full load

Each

$120.00

57

Concrete– per cubic yard, 6 bag mix with up to 1% additive, delivered to jobsite – full load

Each

$125.00

58

Concrete – per cubic yard, 9 bag mix with no additive, delivered to jobsite – full load

Each

$130.00

59

Concrete– per cubic yard, 9bag mix with up to 1% additive, delivered to jobsite – full load

Each

$135.00

60

Colored or tinted concrete– per cubic yard, 6 bag mix with no additive, delivered to jobsite  removal and replace  full load

Each

$138.00

61

Colored or tinted concrete walk, slab and island, each additional inch in thickness.

S.F.

$2.05

62

6” exposed aggregate remove and replace

S.F.

$17.00

63

Stamped/Concrete Patterned

S.F. 

$16.50

SPECIFICATIONS

DETAILED SPECIFICATIONS FOR CONCRETE AND SITE CONSTRUCTION WORK

GENERAL REQUIREMENTS
INDEX
1.   GENERAL  (for all types of work done under this contract, items 1a-1j will apply)
2.   SPECIAL SITE CONDITIONS – USE OF THE PREMISES
3.   LAYOUT, FIELD MEASUREMENTS & INSPECTION OF SURFACES
4.   MUTUAL RESPONSIBILITY
5.   TEMPORARY FACILITIES
6.   PROTECTION
7.   CUTTING & PATCHING
8.   SOIL CONSERVATION
9.   CLEANING

 

1. GENERAL  (For all types of work done under this contract, items 1A-1J will apply)

Sequence of operations or place of commencement may be determined by the Project Manager as deemed to best serve the needs and convenience of the Owner or as necessity of occasion requires.

For all work to be done, Contractors will be required to provide quotations or estimates on a time and materials or itemized detailed basis depending on Customer’s requests.  Any resulting invoice must match the format and listing used on the quote or estimate.

A.    WORKERS
The University may require the Contractor not to assign any employee the University deems incompetent, careless, insubordinate, or otherwise objectionable to work on University projects.

B.    EMPLOYEE IDENTIFICATION:
Contractor's workers must provide identification showing they are employees of the contractor.

C.    NOTIFICATION PRIOR TO START OF WORK:

(1)   Preconstruction Meeting

        Before starting any work, contractor must contact the UW Madison Project Manager referenced on the release or purchase order.  All questions concerning the project should be referred to the Project Manager.  The Project Manager will contact Contractor to schedule a pre-construction meeting in order to review the construction schedule, drawings and specifications.

(2)   Notifying UW Madison Physical Plant
Contractor shall notify Physical Plant, Telephone No. (608) 263-3333, prior to starting work in ANY University area.  Contractor may presume that job site entry is permitted as soon as it has given its phone notice; no affirmative response by Physical Plant will be made.

D.    ORDERING WORK:
Contractor shall proceed with work on University Madison campus only upon receipt of a purchase order or release number authorized by ordering department.

        If contacted, the Contractor must return calls within 24 hours to give customers availability and pricing information.  If unavailable, the customer may contact secondary contractor(s) to get quotations necessary.  Contractors who consistently fail to return calls or consistently refuse work requests (too busy/over booked) may be terminated from the contract.

E.    WORK TIME:           
When a starting date has been determined with the contractor, the contractor shall be on the job site on that date.  Start time not to take place prior to 8:00 a.m. around any UW Madison Housing Department Residence Hall or Apartment unless directed to by UW Housing staff.

F.     COMPLETION OF JOB:
After the completion of a job, the contractor shall notify the Project Manager that the project is ready for inspection.  As applicable, the Contractor will also be responsible to contact UW Physical Plant Landscape Architect for final approval.

G.    FINAL ACCEPTANCE:
In some cases, the Project Manager will have final approval for payment when all of the specifications of the job have been completed.  Under these conditions, the invoice will not be paid until final acceptance has been made.

H.    WARRANTY:
Contractor shall provide, at no cost to the University, services to correct any defects in material and/or workmanship requiring return to the job site for rework for a period of one year after completion of the work.

I.      DAMAGES INCURRED DURING WORK:
If Contractor anticipates potential damage that may occur during the construction process, contractor shall report details to Project Manager prior to start of work.  Project Manager will advise contractor how to proceed including requirements necessary to protect vegetation from construction damage and how to complete restoration.

Reimbursement for damages is the responsibility of the contractor.  Project Manager will notify the contractor of the cost of the repairs which will be performed or arranged by Physical Plant, Union or Housing Staff.  The actual cost, not to exceed the estimate, will be deducted from a future contractor's invoice with proper documentation provided with payment. 

J.     PARKING:
University parking is very limited.  Each contractor and/or employee shall make its own arrangements for parking through the University Parking Office in Room #124, WARF Building, 610 Walnut Street, Madison, WI, Telephone (608) 263-6666.  Construction permits shall not be issued for parking.  No additional costs will be allowed for parking fees or violations.  Vehicles and equipment must not be parked within the drip line of any tree and project manager will designate construction parking areas.

Unauthorized vehicles parking in University lots or loading docks without permits will be ticketed.

2.     SPECIAL SITE CONDITIONS - USE OF THE PREMISES

A.    Confine all operations, equipment, apparatus and storage of materials, to the immediate area of work to the greatest possible extent.  Contractor shall determine, observe and comply with all rules and regulations in effect on the project site, including, but not limited to parking and traffic regulations, use of walks, security restrictions, hours of allowable ingress and egress.

B.    Interference with, or inconvenience to University operations shall be kept to a minimum.  All required exits, doors, passageways and walks are to be kept in an unobstructed manner at all times.

C.    Contractor or his authorized representative must be present to accept delivery of all equipment and/or materials shipments.  The Owner's personnel will not knowingly accept, unload or store anything delivered to the project site addressed to the Contractor or for the Contractor's use.  Inadvertent acceptance of delivery by any representative of the Owner shall not constitute acceptance or responsibility for any of the materials or equipment.  It shall be the Contractor's responsibility to assume all liability for equipment and material delivered to the job site.

3.     LAYOUT, FIELD MEASUREMENTS AND INSPECTION OF SURFACES
A.    Contractor shall be solely responsible for the accuracy of measurements and laying out their own work and shall make good any errors due to faulty measurements taken, information obtained, layout, or failure to report discrepancies.  The Owner will assist the Contractor in establishing preliminary working lines and benchmarks.

B.    The Contractor shall notify the Project Manager in writing of any defects noted in such surfaces that are to receive their work.  The Architect/ Engineer will direct such surfaces to be remedied.

4.     MUTUAL RESPONSIBILITY

A.    Contractor shall coordinate the work with adjacent work and shall cooperate with all other trades so as to facilitate the general progress of the work.  Each trade shall give due notice and proper information and afford all other trades every reasonable opportunity for the installation of their work and for the storage of their material.  In no case will any Contractor be permitted to exclude from the premises or work, any other Contractor or his employees, or interfere with any Contractor in the executing or installation of his work.

B.    Any cost caused by defective or ill-timed work shall be borne by the Contractor responsible for these costs.

5.     TEMPORARY FACILITIES
A.    Water and electric power, on-site storage and work areas are available through existing facilities free of charge at the site.  The contractor shall make arrangements with the Owner for the use of such facilities and shall comply with such requirements and restrictions for their use as may be prescribed.  Contractor shall provide all extensions from existing sources to project work area(s) as required to carry out the work.  Any services in excess of those available at site shall be provided by Contractor.

B.    Toilets:  Contractor may arrange with the Owner to use nearby existing toilet facilities.  Toilets used by workmen shall be kept clean and sanitary at all times.

C.    Fence:  No temporary fence may be erected, except as necessary to meet applicable safety regulations.

D.    Field Office:  No temporary office may be placed for the Project Manager or his representative unless as approved by the Project Manager.

E.    Telephone:  No separate project telephone will be made available.  The Contractor is to make his own arrangements for receiving telephone messages.  Cost of all telephone calls shall be paid by the Contractor.

F.     Project Sign:  No project sign is allowed without prior approval of the Project Manager.

6.     PROTECTION
A.    Work shall comply with the General Orders on Safety in Construction as issued by the Department of Commerce, Division of Safety and Buildings.

B.    Precaution shall be exercised at all times for the protection of persons, (including employees) and property.  The safety provisions of applicable laws, building and construction codes shall be observed. Machinery, equipment and all hazards shall be guarded or eliminated in accordance with applicable safety provisions.

C.    All structures and equipment shall be constructed, installed and operated with guards, controls and other devices in conformance with the Wisconsin Administrative Code, Chapter Ind. 1, Safety.6.

D.    Fire Protection: The Contractor shall provide and maintain in working order during the entire construction period, such fire protective equipment and devices as required by applicable safety standards and as necessary and suitable for any possible class or type of fires.  Extinguishers shall be non-freeze type of not less than ten (10) pound capacity each.

E.    The Contractor shall provide protection against rain, wind, or heat to maintain all work, materials, apparatus, and fixtures, incorporated in the work or stored on the site, free from injury or damage.  At the end of the day's work, all new work likely to be damaged will be covered.

F.     Contractor shall assume the responsibility for the protection of all existing improvements subject to damage by work related to each project and finished construction within or adjacent to the area of work under his Contract and shall repair and restore any and all damaged work to its original state as approved by the Project Manager.

G.    Contractor shall acquaint itself with the location of utilities which may be encountered or be affected by contractor's work and contractor shall be responsible for damage caused by neglect to provide proper precautions or protection.

H.    Contractor shall provide, erect and maintain all required planking, barricades, guard rails, temporary walkways, etc., of sufficient size and strength necessary for protection of material storage, sidewalks, curbs, streets, drives, adjoining property and adjacent buildings as well as to prevent accidents to the public and the workmen at the job site.

I.      Contractor shall repair any work or landscape damaged by failure to provide proper and adequate protection to the original site to the satisfaction of the Owners, or remove, repair or replace at the Contractor's expense.

J.     Watchmen will not be provided by the Owner.  Contractor will be held responsible for loss or injury to persons or property where its work is involved, and shall take such precautionary measures as may be deemed necessary to protect their own interest.

K.    Erosion control will be implemented in worksite at Contractor’s cost and will include at a minimum:  sewer inlet covers, silt fence where needed and tarping soil surfaces or soil piles.

7.     CUTTING AND PATCHING
A.    The Contractor shall perform all cutting necessary for installation of new work or joining and keying of new work to existing work.  Items removed temporarily for convenience of Contractor shall be removed and replaced by Contractor as approved by the Project Manager.

B.    The Contractor shall neatly replace, patch and finish in kind all adjacent surfaces or features displaced or disturbed in performance of each project and make joinings of new and all existing work as inconspicuous as possible.  Upon completion of work there shall be no discrepancy between new work and existing work. All broken units shall be replaced with whole units.

C.    Where cutting and patching is required, the Contractor shall hire workers skilled in such cutting and patching to do the work.

D.    The use of equipment which produces excessive dust or is unusually loud or is otherwise objectionable to the Owner shall be discontinued at the Owner's request.

E.    Wherever any existing material, equipment, or other fixture, not noted for removal, is damaged, the cost of repair or replacement shall be charged to the Contractor responsible for the damage.

8.     SOIL CONSERVATION
In accordance with implications of the Section 92.02 of the Wisconsin Statutes concerning soil conservation practices, all Contractors shall be governed by the following:

A.    The Contractor hereby agrees to maintain all project grounds, public streets and associated areas, including fill areas in a manner consistent with the general policy to conserve soil and soil resources, to control and prevent soil erosion and to control and prevent siltation into lakes, rivers and streams.  The following shall include, but not limit, areas in which control is to be exercised:
(1)   Street maintenance.
(2)   Stockpiling and erodible materials.
(3)   Minimum stripping provisions.
(4)   Spillage.
(5)   Maintenance of off-site project related fill disposal areas.

B.    Responsibility and authority for inspections are vested in the Department of Administration through the Division of State Facilities (DSF).

9.     CLEANING
Contractor shall keep premises free from accumulations of surplus materials and rubbish caused by its operations.  Combustible rubbish shall be removed from the premises each day.  Burning of rubbish on premises is not permitted.  Use of University dumpsters is not allowed unless pre-approved by the Project Manager.  In addition, the Contractor shall perform final cleaning to remove all foreign matter, spots, soil and construction dust and complete the project in a finished condition ready for acceptance and use intended.  Contractor will be responsible to clean up any concrete wash, asphalt, gravel and any excess soil on a daily basis.

Trucks that are washed during service work must be done in a manner that controls runoff so that it is properly disposed of per industry guidelines.

CONSTRUCTION SPECIFICATIONS

INDEX
 1.        SCOPE OF WORK
 2.        DETAILED DRAWINGS
 3.        UNIT PRICES
 4.        SURVEY AND LAYOUT
 5.        SUPERVISION
 6.        D.O.T. SPECIFICATIONS
 7.        ADJUSTMENT OF CASTINGS
 8.        UNDERGROUND UTILITIES
 9.        REMOVALS
10.       CONCRETE-GENERAL
11.       CONCRETE WALKS, STEPS, STOOPS, AND GATE ISLAND SLABS
12.       CONCRETE CURB, CURB AND GUTTER, INTEGRAL CURB, THICKENED EDGE CURB, AND FLUME
13.       CONCRETE WALLS AND STORM SEWER INLETS
14.       STORM SEWER PIPE

 

1.         SCOPE OF WORK

            A.         This contract shall include various campus maintenance and improvement projects anticipated to be done at locations on the campus of the University of Wisconsin, Madison, all in accordance with the following specifications.

            B.         The work to be performed will consist of a variety of concrete maintenance and construction projects which will vary in size.  Many of the small projects will consist of the removal and replacement of concrete curb and gutter, walk, etc., at various campus buildings and parking lots.  Plans may be furnished by the Owner on more complex projects but on routine projects only written work orders will be furnished.

            C.         It is not known at this time what the actual work requirements will be for the contractual period.  The purpose of this contract is to have a contractor available on short notice to perform minor maintenance and construction projects.  The type of work and quantities shown on the bid form are for the purpose of obtaining a bid only, and the quantities shown may be increased or decreased substantially in accordance with actual work requirements. 

2.         DETAILED DRAWINGS
Typical construction detail drawings of concrete structures that may be constructed will be available at time of construction.

3.         UNIT PRICES
Unit prices submitted on the bid form will be used as the basis for payments for work done under this contract.  Unit price bid shall include all cost of materials, labor, equipment, insurance, taxes, overhead and profit. 

4.         SURVEY AND LAYOUT
See General Requirements, Section 3.

5.         SUPERVISION FOR PROJECTS THAT ARE NOT UNION OR HOUSING RELATED
Supervision of the projects will be furnished by Facilities Planning & Management (FP&M) of the University of Wisconsin.  Where the work Owner or engineer appears in this specification it shall refer to an FP&M Representative or will be a Housing or Union Project Manager.

6.         D.O.T. SPECIFICATIONS
Wherever D.O.T. appears in this specification, it refers to the State of Wisconsin, Department of Transportation, Division of Highways standard Specifications for Road and Bridge Construction, latest edition with supplements.

7.         ADJUSTMENT OF CASTINGS
The Owner will adjust existing manhole frames to the proposed finished grades.  Storm sewer inlet frames and water valve boxes encountered in the work will be adjusted to the proposed finished grade by the Contractor.  No payment will be made for such adjustment, and the adjustment will be considered as subsidiary and incidental to other items of the contract.

8.         UNDERGROUND UTILITIES
See General Requirements, Section 6 G.

9.         REMOVALS

            A.         Description
This work shall consist of the removal, wholly or in part, of existing concrete structures and for the removal of bituminous concrete pavement at various locations on the campus area as directed by the Owner, or as shown on plans provided by the Owner at the time of construction.  The work shall include disposing of the materials from the campus area and backfilling of the resulting areas when required.  Material being removed shall be loaded onto trucks as it is being removed and shall be hauled away from the campus area as trucks are filled.

            B.         Construction Methods

                        1.         Concrete Removal:  Where a portion of the existing concrete structure is to be retained, the structure shall be sawed to a true line with a face perpendicular to the surface being cut.  No devices or equipment shall be used which might damage structures, facilities, or property to be preserved and retained.  Existing structures, if damaged by the contractor during removal or construction operations, shall be removed and replaced with a similar structure at the contractor's expense.

                        2.         Bituminous Concrete Removal:  The connecting edges of the bituminous concrete pavement being removed shall be saw cut or chipped with power tools before removal operations can begin.  The pavement shall be cut to a true line with the face of the cut perpendicular to the surface of the abutting pavement.

                        3.         Backfilling:  All trenches, holes and pits resulting from the breaking down or removal of miscellaneous structures shall be filled with satisfactory soil, Granular Backfill or Topsoil as specified and placed in layers not more than 6 inches in thickness.  Each layer shall be thoroughly compacted by means of approved mechanical compaction equipment.

                        4.         Salvageable Crushed Stone:  When directed by the Owner, the contractor shall segregate salvageable crushed stone from the existing work and use the same for base or fill at no additional cost to the Owner.  Surplus salvageable crushed stone material shall be stockpiled in locations on campus as determined by the Owner.

            C.         Method of Measurements

                        1.         General:  Unless otherwise provided, removal work will be measured in the original position of the structure or pavement being removed.

                        2.         Concrete Walk, Slab, Steps and Stoops:  Concrete walks, slabs, steps and stoops will be measured by area in square feet irrespective of the depth of concrete encountered.  Integral curb and thickened edge curb will be included in the surface measurement of the walk, slab, steps and stoops being removed.

                        3.         Concrete Curb, Curb and Gutter, and Flume:  Concrete curbs and flumes will be measured for payment by length in linear feet. Curb, and curb and gutter will be measured alongside the curb face.  Flume will be measured along the center line.

                        4.         Concrete and Asphalt Concrete Saw Cutting:  Concrete and Asphalt Concrete saw cutting will be measured for payment by length in linear feet, except that the concrete saw cutting required for the removal of the roof slabs on the existing concrete utility conduit boxes will not be measured for separate payment but will be included in the unit price bid for that item of work.

                        5.         Bituminous Concrete Pavement:  Bituminous concrete pavement to be removed, will be measured for payment by area in square yards irrespective of the depth or number of courses encountered, based upon field measurements taken prior to the removal of the pavement.

                        6.         Granular Material (Sand):  When granular material or sand fill is specified, it will be measured for payment as volume in cubic yards delivered.  The contractor shall furnish a delivery ticket with each load delivered showing date, volume of granular material delivered and pit making delivery.

                        7.         Topsoil:  Topsoil will be measured as volume in cubic yards delivered. 

                        8.         Special Equipment:  The use of non-contractor-owned special equipment may be required to perform other miscellaneous work and may be billed as agreed and negotiated with the Project Manager.

            D.         Basis of Payment

                        1.         General:  The contract unit price for removing miscellaneous concrete structures or bituminous concrete pavement, shall be payment in full for breaking down, removing and disposal of material for backfilling (except if Granular Material or Topsoil is specified).  Concrete and Asphalt Concrete saw cutting, when required, will be paid for as a separate item at the contract unit price per foot.

                        2.         Granular Material and Topsoil:  Granular material (Sand)and topsoil measured as required and specified, will be paid for at the contract unit price per cubic yard.  The contract unit price will be full compensation for furnishing, placing, spreading and compacting material.

10.       CONCRETE-GENERAL

            A.         Description:  This work shall consist of construction of concrete structures, including walks, slabs, islands, curb, curb and gutter, flumes, steps, stoops, walls, storm inlets boxes and other miscellaneous structures, with or without steel reinforcement in accordance with the design and dimensions as shown on detailed drawings or on plans furnished by the Owner at the time of construction.

            B.         General:  All concrete for use in the work under this contract shall conform to the pertinent requirements of the following subsections of D.O.T. Specifications except as modified herein:
501.3    Materials
501.4    Classes and Grades of Concrete
501.5    Composition of Concrete
501.6    Handling Material
501.7    Proportioning
501.8    Ready-Mixed Concrete
501.10  Concrete Consistency
501.12  Mixing and Protecting During Cold Weather

            C.         Material

                        1.         Regular Weight Concrete:

                        a)         Cement:  Type 1A, air-entraining Portland Cement, AASHTO M85

                        b)         Grade:  Grade A (6sks. per C.Y.).

                        c)         Compressive Strength:  Minimum 3000 psi at 28 days.

                        d)         Chert:  Maximum limit, 3% by weight.

                        e)         Slump:  Horizontal pours, 2"-4"; Vertical pours, 3”-5".

                        f)          Air Content:  7%, plus or minus 1.5%.

                        g)         Admixtures:  Air entrainment only unless approved by Owner.

                        h)         Aggregates:  Conform to D.O.T. Subsection 501.3.6

                        2.         Light weight concrete, when specified, shall be selected in accordance with ACI 211.2 "Recommended Practice for Selecting Proportions for Structural Lightweight Concrete."  Mix design shall also be in accordance with ACI 213R "Guide for Structural Lightweight-Aggregate Concrete."

                        3.         Liquid Curing Compound:  Liquid curing compound used in the work shall conform to the requirements of the "Specifications for Liquid Membrane-Forming Compounds for Curing Concrete" (AASHTO Designation:  M-148, Type 1-D, clear).

                        4.         Expansion Joint Material:  The expansion joint material for use in this work shall be of the pre-formed bituminous fiber type and shall meet the requirements of AASHTO Specification M153, Type III. The expansion joint material shall have the same shape and dimensions as the section in which it is installed.  For any expansion joint services done, they must be preapproved and coordinated with owner/manager.

                        5.         Epoxy Steel Reinforcing:  Epoxy Bar steel reinforcement and welded epoxy steel wire mesh used in this work shall conform to the pertinent requirements of D.O.T. Subsection 505.2.  Epoxy Bar steel shall have a yield strength of 60,000 psi with ASTM Designation, A 615, Graded.

                        6.         Castings:  Gray iron castings used in this work shall conform to the requirements for Class 30 of the "Specification for Gray Iron Castings", ASTM Designation A48.

                        7.         Weep Hole Sleeves:  Sleeves for weep holes shall be schedule 40 PVC as shown on drawings provided at time of construction.

                        8.         Granular Material (Sand):  When sand or granular material is specified to be used for bedding or as backfill it shall conform to the requirements of D.O.T. Subsection 209.2.

                        9.         Crushed Stone:  Crushed stone aggregate used for bedding, foundation preparation or backfilling shall conform to the requirements of D.O.T. Subsection 304.2 for the size specified.

                        10.       Top Soil:  Top soil used in this work shall be of humus bearing soil, able to maintain planted grass or other vegetation plant life, and shall be free of stones, debris, vegetable material and excesses of peat, sand or clay.  The quality standards for topsoil shall be defined as: one hundred (100) percent of the top soil used shall be able to pass through a one-inch sieve and at least ninety (90) percent shall pass thru a No. 10 sieve.

                        11.       Seed and Mulch: Areas covered with top soil after construction completion will be seeded with seed and mulch per Madison Parks Mix and will be covered with straw/hay coverings to help seed start.

            D.         Construction Methods

                        1.         General:  All work shall conform to the most current edition of the American Concrete Institute Building Code ACI-318 except as amended below.  All concrete finishing operations shall be done by experienced finishers.

                        2.         Removals:  Concrete structures being removed for replacement shall comply with the requirements in the Removal Section of this Specification

                        3.         Excavation and Foundation Preparation:  The foundation shall be prepared by excavating or filling to the lines, grades and cross section shown on drawings or plans that may be furnished, and required for placing of the concrete masonry.  All soft or unsuitable material shall be removed and replaced with suitable material, and the foundation or material underlying the proposed structure shall be compacted thoroughly and finished to a firm, true surface.  The foundation shall be thoroughly moistened immediately prior to placing of the concrete.

                        4.         Forms:  Forms shall be of a height equal to the specified thickness of the concrete being poured.  Forms shall be free from warps and kinks and of sufficient strength to retain the line and grade specified.  Flexible forms shall be used for construction on curves having a radius of one hundred (100) feet or less.  Damaged forms or forms which in the opinion of the Owner are unsuitable will not be used in the job site.  Forms shall be cleaned before being set and all forms shall be oiled before concrete is placed against them.  Design of forms shall conform to the shape, lines and dimensions of the members called for on drawings provided at time of construction and shall be substantially tight to prevent leakage of mortar.

                        5.         Placing Concrete:  Placing of concrete in the forms shall be completed within one (1) hour after the introduction of the mixing water to the cement and aggregates.  The foundation, forms, and any reinforcement used shall be checked and approved by the Owner before the concrete is placed.  The concrete shall be poured to the required depth, consolidated and spaded against the forms, struck off and finished to the required section with wood or metal floats.

                        6.         Contractor's Identification Stamp:  Depending on the project involved, the contractor shall stamp his name and the year constructed on concrete structures built under this contract. Such identification shall be stamped at the beginning and end of each section of work.

11.       CONCRETE WALKS, STEPS, STOOPS, AND GATE ISLAND SLAB.

            A.         General:

                        1.         All pertinent requirements under Construction Section 11, CONCRETE-GENERAL, of this Specification shall apply in the construction of concrete sidewalk, gate island slab, tree grate slabs, steps and stoops and per the detailed drawings provided at time of construction.

                        2.         Concrete walk, slab, and other flat concrete work, shall be closed to pedestrian traffic for 24 hours and to vehicular traffic for ten (10) days unless otherwise directed by the Owner.

            B.         Material:  Material used in this work shall conform to the requirements designated in Construction Specification Section 10.C, Concrete General: Material, for the particular material applicable to this work.

            C.         Construction Methods:

                        1.         Excavation and Foundation Preparation:  Excavation and foundation preparation shall be as hereinbefore specified in Construction Subsection 10.D.(3) of this Specification.

                          2.         Forms:  Forms used for construction shall be as specified in Construction Subsection 10.D.(4) and as amended:

                                    a)         Metal forms shall be used in the construction of concrete bases, walks, tree grate slabs and gate island slabs.  Wood forms may be used in special cases when approved by the Owner.

                                    b)         Wood forms shall be used for the construction of concrete steps and stoops.  Wood forms shall be surfaced plank of at least two (2) inch nominal thickness stock. 

                        3.         Placing Concrete:  Concrete shall be placed as hereinbefore specified in Construction Subsection 11.D(5).  The Contractor may, with prior approval of the Owner, elect to use a machine for placing, forming and consolidating concrete sidewalk.

                        4.         Finishing and Joint Construction:

                                    a)         Sidewalk, Handicap Walk, Slab and Islands

                                                1)         After the concrete has been placed and struck off, transverse joints shall be constructed in the walk, slab or islands at right angles to the center line and joints shall be constructed to make the individual stones approximately square or as laid out by the Owner in the field.  Transverse joints shall be one (1) inch deep by one quarter (1/4) inch wide, constructed with a jointer tool having a minimum depth of one (1) inch.

                                                2)         Transverse expansion joints shall be constructed at approximately forty (40) foot intervals in the walk area and on both sides of driveways using one half (1/2) inch bituminous felt conforming to the requirements as previously specified.

                                                3)         Longitudinal expansion joints shall be constructed as directed by the Owner.  Expansion felt shall be placed so that it completely separates the two (2) adjacent portions of structures abutting the felt.

                                                4)         Surfaces shall be worked until a thin uniform mortar surface is obtained immediately after the concrete has been placed and struck off by means of wood or metal floats.  As soon as the water glaze or sheen has disappeared from the surface and before the mortar has set, the surface shall be troweled smooth with a metal trowel.  All edges shall be finished with an edging tool having a radius of one quarter (1/4) inch.  Transverse and longitudinal joints shall be finished with a jointer having radii of one quarter (1/4) inch and a minimum depth of one (1) inch.  The final surface finish shall be obtained by brushing lightly with a damp floor brush having soft bristles.

                                                5)         Physical Plant has drawings and specifications available by request for the proper design for installation and imprinting of all curb-cut/ADA ramps.  This will include truncated domes type and size.

                                    b)         Concrete Steps and Stoops

                                                1)         After the concrete has been placed and consolidated as specified, all exposed surfaces shall be troweled smooth with a metal hand trowel.  Riser forms shall be removed for finishing riser face as soon as the concrete has set enough to retain its shape.  All exposed faces shall be thoroughly troweled and finished by brushing with a damp brush. All edges and joints shall be finished with a steel edging tool having a one quarter (1/4) inch radius.  Any honeycombing appearing in the concrete after the remaining forms are stripped shall be pointed immediately.  Exposed form surfaces shall be rubbed with a fine carborundum brick and then lightly brushed.

                                                2)         Hand railing installation, when required, will be surface mount or side mount and may be completed and installed by the contractor or by the owner’s designee.

                        5.         Curing:  As soon as the free water has disappeared after the final finishing operations, all exposed surfaces of the concrete shall be sealed by spraying with curing material meeting the requirements of Construction Specification Subsection 10.C.3.  Application shall be at the rate of not less than one-half (1/2) gallon per one hundred (100) square feet of surface area.

            D.         Method of Measurement

                        1.         Sidewalk, Handicap Walk, Gate Island Slab, Steps and Stoops:

                                    a)         Walks, slabs, steps and stoops shall be measured for payment in square feet in place based on measurements taken in the field upon completion of the work.

                                    b)         In the case of steps and stoops, the area measured for payment will be the total of the areas of the treads, computed by multiplying the width of the tread or stoop by the length of the tread or stoop out to the integral wall, if any.

                        2.         Epoxy Steel Wire Mesh:  Steel wire mesh, when not included in other contract unit prices, will be measured for payment based on measurements taken in the field upon completion of work.  Bid items specifying epoxy steel wire mesh in their unit price bid are listed in the "Basis of Payment" Section of this specification.

                        3.         Longitudinal Expansion Felt:  Longitudinal expansion felt will be measured for payment by length in linear feet based upon field measurements taken upon completion of the work and when directed to be installed by the Owner.

                        4.         Excavation:  Excavation cut, when not included in other contract unit prices, will be measured for payment as volume in cubic yards in its original position, computed by the method of average end areas, with no correction for curvature.  Bid items specifying excavation cut in their unit price are listed in the Basis of Payment Section of this Specification.

                        5.         Crushed Stone:  Crushed stone, when not included in other contract unit price will be measured for payment by weight per ton delivered.  The contractor shall furnish a delivery ticket with each load showing date, weight of stone delivered and pit making delivery.  Bid items specifying crushed stone material in their unit price are listed in the Basis of Payment Section of this Specification.

                        6.         Granular Material:  Granular material or sand, when not included in other contract unit price will be measured for payment as specified in Construction Specification Subsection 9.D.(2).  Bid items specifying granular material or sand in their unit price bid are listed in the Basis of Payment Section of this specification.

                        7.         Top Soil:  Top soil will be measured for payment as hereinbefore specified in Construction Specification Subsection 9.D.(2).

            E.         Basis of Payment

                        1.         Removal and Replacement Walk:  The area for removal and replacement of walk, slab and handicapped walk, measured as specified, will be paid at the contract unit price per square foot.  The contract unit price shall be full compensation for furnishing all material, including concrete masonry, transverse expansion material, backfill material; removal and disposal of existing concrete structure; excavation; forming, placing, finishing, protecting and curing of concrete;  installation of transverse expansion felt; back-filling and disposal of surplus material; and site restoration.

                        2.         New Walk and Slab:  The area for new concrete walk, island slab and handicapped walk, measured as specified, will be paid for at the contract unit price per square foot.  The concrete unit price shall be full compensation for furnishing all material, including concrete masonry, transverse expansion material and backfill material; the first twelve (12) inches of excavation;  furnishing, protecting and curing of concrete up to 5 days; for installation of transverse expansion material; backfilling, compaction and disposal of surplus material; and for site restoration.

                        3.         Concrete Steps and Stoops:

                                    a)         The area for concrete steps and stoops, measured as specified, will be paid for at the contract unit price per square foot.  The contract unit price shall be full compensation for furnishing all material, including concrete masonry, steel wire mesh, steel reinforcement rods for steps, expansion joint material and backfill material (the Owner will furnish hand rail sleeves when required); for all excavation, forming, placing, finishing, protecting and curing of concrete; for installation of expansion joint material, installation of steel wire mesh, and steel reinforcement rods in steps, installation of hand rail sleeves; backfilling, disposal of surplus material; and for site restoration.

                                    b)         Stair landings will be paid for as concrete walk

                        4.         Epoxy Steel Wire Mesh:  Steel wire mesh, measured as specified, will be paid for at the contract unit price per square foot.  The contract unit price shall be full compensation for furnishing and placing of wire mesh.

                        5.         Longitudinal Expansion Felt:  Longitudinal expansion felt measured as specified, will be paid for at the contract unit price per linear foot.  The contract unit price shall be full compensation for furnishing and installation of expansion material.

                        6.         Excavation:  Excavation cut, measured as specified, will be paid for at the contract unit price per cubic yard.  The contract unit price shall be full compensation for removal and disposal of all type of material encountered, including saw cutting and removal of bituminous concrete pavement when required.

                        7.         Crushed Stone:  Crushed stone material, measured as specified, will be paid for at the contract unit price per ton. The contract unit price shall be full compensation for preparation of foundation, including furnishing, hauling, placing, compacting and finish grading the material.

                        8.         Granular Material (Sand) and Top Soil:  Granular material (sand) and top soil, measured as  specified, will be paid for at the contract unit price per cubic yard.  The contract unit price shall be full compensation for preparation of foundation, including furnishing, hauling, placing, compacting and finish grading the material.

12.       CONCRETE CURB, CURB AND GUTTER, INTEGRAL CURB, THICKENED EDGE CURB, AND FLUME

            A.         General

                        1.         All pertinent requirements under Construction Concrete Section 10, CONCRETE-GENERAL, of this specification shall apply in the construction of concrete curbs and flumes all in accordance with the detailed drawings available at time of construction.

                        2.         Where integral curb or thickened edge concrete is specified, such work shall consist of a sidewalk or slab constructed with a concrete curb or thickened edge built integral with the walk or slab as shown on the detailed drawings available at time of construction.

            B.         Construction Methods

                        1.         Excavation and Foundation Preparation:  Excavation and foundation preparation shall be as specified in Construction Specification Subsection 11.D (3).

                        2.         Forms:  Forms used for construction of concrete curbs and flumes shall be as specified in Construction Specification Subsection 11.D (4).  Metal forms shall be used for all form work.  Wood forms may be used in special cases when approved by the Owner.

                        3.         Placing Concrete:  Concrete shall be placed as specified in Construction Subsection 11.D(5) of this specification.  The contractor may, with approval of the Owner, elect to use a machine for placing, forming and consolidating concrete curb.

                        4.         Finishing and Joint Construction:

                                    a)         Contraction joints for concrete curb and gutter and for flumes shall be at approximately ten (10) foot intervals using steel separator plates with a minimum depth of three (3) inches cut to the true contour of the section being constructed.

                                    b)         Contraction joints for straight concrete curb and concrete integral curb shall be formed by the installation of tin strips in the curb at approximately ten (10) foot intervals.  Tin strips shall be coated to prevent bond.

                                    c)         Transverse expansion joints consisting of one-half (1/2) inch bituminous felt shall be constructed at approximately one hundred (100) foot intervals, on both sides of storm inlets, and at the beginning and end of all radius points. Where concrete curb and gutter and sidewalk abut each other, longitudinal expansion felt shall be installed between the walk and curb.

                                    d)         Face forms shall be removed for finishing curb face and fillets as soon as the concrete has set long enough to retain its shape.  Exposed surfaces shall be thoroughly troweled and finished by brushing with a damp brush at right angles to the line of curb. All edges and joints shall be finished with steel edging and jointer tools having a one-quarter (1/4) inch radius.  Jointer tools shall have a minimum depth of one (1) inch.  Prior to applying the final surface finish, the flow line shall be checked and any areas which show a deviation of more than one -eighth (1/8) inch shall be corrected immediately.  Back forms may be removed after the concrete has been in place for twelve (12) hours.  Any honeycombing appearing in the concrete after the forms are stripped shall be pointed with mortar immediately after the forms are removed.

                                    e)         Curb faces shall be omitted from curb and gutter sections in driveway areas and in areas where ramp walk is constructed.

                        5.         Curing:  As soon after the final finishing operations as the free water has disappeared, all exposed surfaces of the concrete shall be sealed by spraying with curing material meeting the requirements of Construction Specification Subsection 11.C(2).  Application shall be at the rate of not less than one-half (1/2) gallon per one hundred (100) square feet of surfaced area.

            C.         Method of Measurement

                        1.         Curbs, Curb and Gutter, Flumes and Thickened Edge:  Straight curb, integral curb, curb and gutter, drainage flume, sidewalk flume and thickened edge concrete will be measured by length in linear feet along the base of the curb face or along the center line of flume.

                        2.         Longitudinal Expansion Felt, Excavation, Sand Fill, Crushed Stone and Top Soil:  Longitudinal expansion felt, excavation, sand fill, crushed stone and top soil will be measured as specified in the Sidewalk Section of this specification, except that items already included in other unit price bids will not be measured for payment.

            D.         Basis for Payment

                        1.         Removal and Replacement Curb and Flume:  The footage for removal and replacement of concrete straight curb, curb and gutter, and flume, measured as specified, will be paid for at the contract unit price per linear foot.  The contract unit price shall be full compensation for furnishing all material, including concrete masonry, transverse expansion material, backfill material, removal and disposal of existing concrete structure; forming; placing, finishing, protecting and curing of concrete; for installation of transverse expansion material; furnishing and installation of metal tin strips in straight curb and integral curb; backfilling and disposal of surplus material; and site restoration.

                        2.         Curb, drainage Flume and Thickened Edge Concrete:  The footage for construction of new concrete straight curb, integral curb, curb and gutter, drainage flume, sidewalk flume, and thickened edge concrete, measured as specified, will be paid for at the contract unit price per linear foot.  The contract unit price shall be full compensation for furnishing all material, including concrete masonry, transverse expansion material, backfill material, for all excavation; forming, placing, finishing, protecting and curing of concrete; installation of transverse expansion material; furnishing and installation of metal tin strips in straight curb and integral curb; backfilling and disposal of surplus material; and site restoration.

                        3.         Longitudinal Expansion Felt, Excavation, Sand, Crushed Stone and Top Soil:  These items, as  measured, will be paid for at the contract unit price as specified in the Sidewalk Section of this specification.

13.       CONCRETE WALLS AND STORM INLETS

            A.         General

                        1.         All pertinent requirements under Construction Specification Section 11, CONCRETE-GENERAL, of this specification shall apply in the construction of concrete walls and storm inlets all in accordance with the detailed drawings available at time of construction.

                        2.         Inlet boxes may be constructed of solid concrete block or precast concrete sections or concrete throat with the Owners prior approval.

                        3.         The construction of concrete walls and storm inlets shall conform to detailed drawing or as directed by the Owner in the field.

            B.         Material:  Materials used in this work shall conform to the requirements of Construction Specification Subsection 10.C, Materials.

            C.         Construction Methods 

                        1.         Removals:  Removal of concrete structures and the partial removal of utility conduit boxes shall comply with the requirements set forth in the removal Section of this specification.

                        2.         Excavation and Foundation Preparation:  Excavation and foundation preparation shall be as hereinbefore specified in Construction Subsection 11.B of this specification.

                        3.         Forms:

                                a)         Forms and form design shall be as specified in Construction Subsection 11.B of this specification except as amended herein. Contractor will have the option of the type of forms he may elect to use provided they meet with the approval of the Owner and the type selected produces a smooth exposed concrete surface. Contractor may elect to use metal, plywood, pressed wood form liners, or plastic surfaced plywood.

                                b)             Walls of structure shall be double formed and laid out to provide straight line joints and an exposed concrete surface that is true and cleaned faced with a minimum of joints.  Forms shall be built using pieces as large as is practical.  Clamps and ties shall be arranged to permit tightening while concrete is being poured to avoid bulging or deflection of forms.  Shore bracing shall be used to secure forms in place and wedges placed at top or bottom if required.  Contractor shall insure that the required amount of ties and braces are used and that the forms are properly braced and tied to maintain their proper position and shape.  Bolts, rods, or other approved devices shall be used for form ties.  Ties shall be arranged so that when forms are removed no metal shall be within one (1) inch  of the concrete surface.  Removal of the wall ties shall leave holes clean cut and of practically the same size as metal removed, and without leaving shallow depressions or disfigurements on face of concrete.  Wood and metal forms will be coated with non-staining form oil before steel reinforcement is placed.  Wipe off excess oil with rags.  Oil, lacquer or other agent will not be permitted on reinforcement.  In hot weather, metal forms shall be cooled by thoroughly wetting with water just prior to placing concrete.

                                    c)         Top of wall footings shall be at least forty two (42) inches below the proposed ground line on the exposed side of the wall. Weep holes, two (2) inch diameter, shall be placed at fifteen (15) foot intervals through the vertical stem of walls.

                                    d)         The bases of storm inlet boxes shall be poured prior to pouring or building of structure walls.

                                    e)         Forms shall not be disturbed until the concrete has adequately cured.  Shoring shall not be removed until members supported have acquired sufficient strength to support safely its own weight and other loads to be imposed.  The minimum waiting period after pouring concrete walls before forms may be removed is three (3) days unless otherwise directed by the Owner.  Above curing time shall apply to curing at mean temperatures above forty degrees (40oF.).  For lower mean temperatures, the waiting time shall be increased fifty percent (50%), also the concrete shall have acquired eighty percent (80%) of its specified cylinder strength.  Tie rod clamps that are to be removed entirely from the wall shall be loosened twenty four (24) hours after concrete is placed and form ties may be removed at that time, except for a sufficient number to hold the forms in place.

                        4.         Placing Concrete:  Placing of concrete shall be as hereinbefore specified in Construction Subsection 11.C of this specification and D.O.T. Subsections 501.11 and 502.3.8.2.

                        5.         Finishing and Joint Construction:

                                    a)         Concrete Walls:  After placing of concrete, the top of walls shall be struck off to the correct elevation and the surface troweled and brushed.  After the forms have been removed, any honeycombing appearing in the concrete shall be pointed immediately, and all exposed form surfaces shall be rubbed with a fine carborundum brick and then lightly brushed with a whitewash brush.  Contraction joints shall be placed at approximately twenty five (25) foot intervals with a keyed expansion joint at every fourth contraction joint.

                                    b)         Storm Inlet Boxes:  Rubbed or special finishes will not be required for any formed faces of these structures.

                        6.         Curing:  Curing shall be by the application of curing material meeting the requirements of Construction Subsection 11.C of this specification.  Application shall be at a rate of not less than one-half (1/2) gallon per one hundred (100) square feet of surface area.

                        7.         Backfilling:  Excavations for wall and inlet box structures shall be backfilled with granular material meeting the requirements of Construction Subsection 11.C.of this specification compacted in layers not exceeding 6 inches with mechanical compaction equipment approved by the Owner.  Backfill material shall be compacted to at least ninety five percent (95%)of its maximum density.

            D.         Measurement for Payment.

                        1.         Walls:

                                    a)         Concrete:  Concrete for walls will be measured for payment by the cubic foot of concrete in place, based upon computed dimensions and elevations shown on detailed drawing provided by the Owner at the time of construction.

                                    b)         Epoxy Bar Steel:  Epoxy Bar steel reinforcement will be measured by the pound, based upon the number of pounds incorporated in the work in accordance with detailed drawings or as directed by the Owner in the field.  The weight of bars will be computed from standard theoretical weights for corresponding sizes for plain bars.  The computed weight for payment will not include the extra metal used for devices used to support or fasten the steel in place

                                    c)         Excavation and Backfill:  Excavation and backfill for walls will not be measured for payment but will be considered as subsidiary to and a part of the concrete cubic yard unit price bid.

                        2.         Storm Water Inlet Boxes

                                    a)         Inlet Boxes:  Inlet boxes will be measured for payment separately as units of each.

                                    b)         Excavation and Backfilling:  Excavation and backfilling of excavations for storm water inlet boxes will not be measured for payment but will be considered as subsidiary to and a part of the inlet box unit price bid.

            E.         Basis of Payment

                        1.         Walls

                                    a)         Concrete:  This item, measured as specified, will be paid for at the contract unit price per cubic foot.  The contract unit price shall be full compensation for furnishing all material, including concrete masonry, dowels, expansion joint material for contraction and expansion joints, washed stone,  backfill material, (epoxy bar steel reinforcement will be paid for as a separate item); for all excavation; forming, placing, finishing, protecting and curing for concrete; installation of joint material; backfilling and disposal of surplus material; and site restoration.

                                    b)         Epoxy Bar Steel:  Epoxy Bar steel reinforcement, measured as specified, will be paid for at the contract unit price per pound. The contract unit price shall be full compensation for furnishing and placing of steel.

                        2.         Storm Water Inlet Boxes:  Inlet boxes, measured as specified, will be paid for at the unit price each.  The contract unit price will be full compensation for furnishing all material, including concrete masonry, epoxy bar steel reinforcement, inlet frame and granular backfill materials, for all excavation, forming, placing, finishing, protecting and curing of concrete, installation of epoxy bar steel,  backfilling and disposal of surplus material and site restoration.

                        3.         See 12.D. for all other components not listed to determine Basis of Payment

14.       STORM SEWER PIPE

            A.         General

                        1.         All material furnished and construction methods used shall conform to the requirements specified in D.O.T. Section 608, reinforced concrete pipe storm sewers except as modified herein and in accordance with the detailed drawing available at time of construction.

                        2.         Concrete storm water inlet boxes required shall be constructed as specified in Construction Section 14 of these specifications.

            B.         Material

                        1.         General: The materials furnished and used in the work shall conform to the pertinent requirements of D.O.T. Subsection 615.2 except as modified or amended herein.

                        2.         Reinforced concrete sewer pipe shall be twelve (12) inch reinforced, Class 3, ASTM Specification C76.

                        3.         Joints for concrete pipe and fittings shall be rubber gasket C443.

                        4.         The backfilling material shall be granular backfill, in accordance with D.O.T. Subsection 209.2

            C.         Construction Methods

                        1.         Construction methods shall conform to the pertinent requirements set forth in D.O.T. Subsection 608.3 construction methods.

                       2.         All storm sewer connections shall be inspected by the University Plumbing Shop before backfilling.

           D.         Measurement

                        1.        Storm sewer pipe will be measured for payment by length in linear foot in place.  The footage to be paid for shall not include the construction into or through catch basins, manholes or inlets.

            E.         Basis for Payment

                        1.         Storm sewer pipe, measured as provided above, will be paid for at the contract unit price per linear foot installed.  This price shall be payment in full for furnishing all materials, including special Y's, mitered sections, elbows and connections; for all excavation, forming foundation, sheeting and shoring, laying pipe, sealing joints and making connections to new or existing fixtures; backfilling, furnishing granular backfill material, including bedding material; removing sheeting and shoring, cleaning out and restoring the site of work; and for all labor, tools, equipment, and incidentals necessary to complete the work in accordance with the contract.

                        2.         See 12.D. for all other components not listed to determine Basis of Payment


Revision History

(3/21/19): updated to change Joe Daniels Construction Co to cooperative purchasing.
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