Check List for R&B WorksGovt. of A.P., Roads & Bldgs. Department
CHECK LIST No. 1
Check list For Clearing And Grubbing
1)Review the plans, special provision, right of way agreements, which may require specialstaking.2)Confirm land acquisition is completed and area demarcated is in possession.3)Confirm encroachments (if any) are removed and tree cutting (if any) is carried out with permission of competent authority.4)Check whether all the tree roots and stumps are removed in the formation area. Check whether the pits from where trees have been removed are filled with granular materialand suitably compacted.5)Ensure that features and facilities, which are to be preserved, are clearly marked.6)Attention shall be paid to environmental commitments.7)Determine the method for disposal of all materials outside the right of way.8)Identify the location of all public utilities (telephone poles, power lines, water supply lines, sewer lines, UG cables etc.) and ensure proper liaison with concerned authoritiesfor shifting or for carrying out work safely without affecting the utilities during executionof works.
1)Check whether the Executing Agency equipment has required safety devices for theprotection of personnel and environment. (In forest areas required spark arrestersshall be used in the equipment).2)Ensure no hazard to public during operations like timber felling, blasting.3)Ensure a better and coordinated traffic control.4)Check whether adjacent property and environmentally service-line areas are being affected and prevent such operations.5)Limits of clearing areas which do not require removal of stumps should be determined,and the height of stumps above natural ground be checked.6)Determine if dead, dying or otherwise unstable trees, which are in the right of way butoutside the clearing limits to constitute a hazard. Any such tree shall be removed.7)Check whether the cut timber is being handed over to the concerned agencies, in casethe contract provides such handing over.8)When burial of debris is permitted within the right of way that it will not act as apermeable layer, does not block drainage and will not interfere with maintenance.9)Ensure proper precautions, if burning of debris is permitted. Ensure that the smoke willnot interfere with the visibility of public traffic and no air pollution problem is created.10)Ensure that tree branches overhanging above the roadway are cut off as specified.