Concrete PavementSection 600
601DRY LEAN CEMENT CONCRETE SUB-BASE601.1Scope601.1.1
The work shall consist of construction of dry lean concrete sub-base forcement concrete pavement in accordance with the requirements of these Specificationsand in conformity with the lines, grades and cross-sections shown on the drawings or asdirected by the Engineer. The work shall include furnishing of all plant and equipment,materials and labour and performing all operations, in connection with the work, as approvedby the Engineer.
The design parameters of Dry Lean Concrete (DLC) sub-base, viz., width,thickness, grade of concrete, details of joints, if any, etc. shall be as stipulated in the Contractdrawings.
601.2Materials601.2.1Source of Materials :
The Contractor shall indicate to the Engineer thesource of all materials with relevant test data to be used in the dry lean concrete worksufficiently in advance and the approval of the Engineer for the same shall be obtained atleast 45 days before the scheduled commencement of the work in trail length. If theContractor later proposes to obtain the materials from a different source, he shall notify theEngineer for his approval at least 45 days before such materials are to be used.
Any of the following types of cement may be used with priorapproval of the Engineer:
S. No.TypeConforming to
i)Ordinary Portland Cement 43 GradeIS:8112ii)Portland Blast Furnace Slag CementIS:455iii)Portland Pozzolana CementIS:1489-Part Iiv)Ordinary Portland Cement 53 GradeIS:12269
1)Fly ash upto 20 percent by weight of Cement may be used in53 Grade Cement. No fly ash shall be used in any other grade of Cementother than 53 Grade. The fly ash shall conform toIS:3812 (Part-I).2)Site mixing of fly ash shall be permitted only after ensuring availability atsite, uniform blending through a specific mechanical facility withautomated process control like batch mix plant conforming to IS:4925and IS:4926.