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ICE'Spec for piling and embedded retaining walls

ICE'Spec for piling and embedded retaining walls

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Specificationforpiling,
andembeddedretainingwalls
Sp~cification.ContractdocumentationandmeasurementGuidancenotes
TheInstitutionofCivilEngineersincollaborationwith
the
HighwaysAgency,Ove
Aruo
&
partners,and
the
Federation
ofPilingSpecialists
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Tat:
INSTITuTIO!ilOFCIVIL
ENGINEERS
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ThomasTelford
 
PublishedbyThomasTelfordPublishing,ThomasTelfordServicesLtd,1HeronQuay,London
E144JD
Firstpublished1996Reprinted1997.2000,2001,2003DistributorsforThomasTelfordbooksare
USA:
AmericanSocietyofCivilEngineers.PublicationsSalesDepartment,345East47thStreet,NewYork;
NY
10017-2398
Japan;
MaruzenCo.Ltd,BookDeparttnent,~10Nihonbashi2-chome,Chuo-ku,Tokyo103
Australia;
DABooksandjournals,648WhitehorseRoad,Mitcham3132,VictoriaTheIristitutionof
Civil
EngineersSpecification
is
basedontheHighwaysAgencySeries1600SpecificationPilingandEmbeddedRetainingWallswhichisCrowncopyright
and
hasbeenadaptedwiththepermissionoftheControllerofHerMajesty'sStationeryOfficeandtheHighwaysAgency.
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"
Acataloguerecordforthisbookisavailable:fromtheBritishLibraryClassification
Availability:
Unrestricted
Content:
Recommendationsbasedoncurrentpractice
Status:
Refereed
User;
PractisingcivilandstructuralengineersanddesignersISBN:0727725661
©
TheInstitutionofCivilEngineersandCrown,1996Allrights,includingtranslationreserved.Exceptforfaircopying,nopartofthispublicationmaybereproduced,storedinaretrievalsystemortransmittedinanyformorbyanymeans,electronic,mechanical;photocopying
01'
other-wise,withoutthepriorwrittenpermlssionoftheBooksPublbher,PublishingDivision,ThomasTelfordServicesLtd,1HeronQuay,LondonE144JD.Thisbookis.publishedontheunderstandingthattheauthorsaresolelyresponsibleforthestatementsmadeandopinionsexpressedinitandthatitspublicationdoesnotnecessarilyimplythatsuchstatementsand/oropinionsareorreflecttheviewsoropinionsofthepublishers,Everyefforthasbeenmadetoensurethatthestatementsmadeandtheopinionsexpressedinthispublicationprovideasafeandaccurateguide;however,noliabilityorresponsibilityofanykindcanbeacceptedinthisrespectbythepublishersortheauthors.Specifiersofpilesorretainingwallsareresponsibleforensuringthatthestandardrequirementsofthisspecificationareappropriateforparticularprojectsandforamendingthespecificationwherenecessaryfortheirproject'sparticularcircumstances.Typeset
by
WestKeyLtd,Falmouth,Cornwall.
 
Foreword
TheInstitutionofCivilEngineers
Specificationforpiling,
publishedin1988,providedanewstandard
documentation
forthedifferentpilingconstructiontechniques.ItwasthewishoftheWorkingPartywhichproduceditthatitshouldbequotedasastandardspecifica-tionincontractdocumentationinthesamewayasthethenDepartmentofTransport
Specificationforhighwayworks.
ThisnewSpecificationincludesmanysignificantchangesanditis-believedthatitcannowbeadoptedasthe
de
facto
nationalstandardfordeepfoundationworks
in
theUKItsoriginsstartedwithaworkingparty
in
theICEwhosetask
was
toextendthe1988specifica-tiontocovertheincreasinglyimportantfieldofembeddedretainingwalls.In1992,OveAmpandPartnerswerecommissionedbythenowrenamedHighwaysAgencytoreviewcompletelytheAgency's
specifi-_
cationforpilinganddiaphragmwaUing.
OveArupandPartnersaskedtheICEforpermissiontousethedraftdevelopedbytheworkingpartyonembeddedwallsandtousetheexistingIcESpecificationasastartingpoint.Inaddition,theywereaskedbytheHighwaysAgencytoensurethatthespecialistcontractors,throughtheirtradefedera-tion,theFederationofPilingSpecialists,wereconsultedthroughoutthedevelopment.TheresultisanewHighwaysAgencydocumentwhichprovidesacomprehensivespecificationformostload-bearingandembeddedretainingwalltechniques.TheGroundBoardoftheICEconsideredthattheHighwaysAgencydocumentationcouldberevisedtoleaveintactthetechni-calcontentofthespecificationbuttoremovereferencestospecificAgencystandardsanddocumentation,andtherebytocreateanationalstandardspecification.TheHighwaysAgencywithouthindranceagreedtotheICEusingtheirnewdocumentationandthisgenerouscontributionisacknowledgedbytheinclusionoftheirlogoontheICE
documentation,
TheICESpecificationpre-sentedhereinistheendproductofthiscollaboration.Thisisconsideredtobeasignifican
t
stepforwardforthe
UK
constructionindustryasitwillmeanthatalldeepfoundationworkscanbeundertakentoacommonsetofrulesandexpectations,withspe-cialistcontractorsabletodeveloptheirownworksprocedurestoauniversallyusablestandard.Thefirstpartofthisvolumecomprisesthe
Specificationforpilingandembeddedretainingwalls.
ItisanticipatedthatspecifierswillreferonlytothisSpecificationandthat
it
doesnotneedtoberepro-ducedforeachcontract.ThedocumentneedstocontainonlythespecialamendmentstotheSpecificationthatthespecifierswishtomakeandtheParticularSpecificationdetailscalledupbyeachoftherelevantchapters.Thesecondpartofthevolumecontainsguidanceonparticularissues(substantiallybasedontheContractDocumentationandMeasurementvolumeoftheICE
Specificationforpiling,
1988),andthethirdpartcontainsspecificusernotesforeachchapterbasedontheHighwaysAgency
Notes
forguidance.
Partstwoandthreewouldnotformpartofacontractualspecification,buttheadvicecontainedinthemwouldnormallybereflectedincontractdocumentation.

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