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MODEL CLAUSES FOR CIVIL ENGINEERING WORKS
SECTION 202 Contents 202.001 202.002 202.003 202.004 202.005 202.006 202.007 202.008 202.009 202.010 References ROAD PAVEMENTS Pavement construction permitted options Horizontal alignments, surface levels and surface regularity of pavement courses General requirements for sub-base and base Excavation, trimming and reinstatement of existing surfaces Breaking up or perforation of redundant pavement Weather conditions for laying of bituminous materials Unbound materials Bituminous bound materials Concrete and cement bound materials Mastic asphalt British Standards Model Clauses Other Publications Page 2 2 2 2 3 3 3 3 3 4 4 4 5

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Backfilling of excavations shall be in accordance with Section 51: Excavations. 202. clause 702. crossfall and pavement course thicknesses shown on the Contract Drawings shall be used to determine the design levels of pavement courses.002 Horizontal alignments. Delete “Appendix 2/3” and substitute “the Contract Drawings”. with the following amendments: Delete “Appendix 7/2” and substitute “the Contract Drawings”.Reference Issue Publication date Compliance date NR/L3/CIV/140/202C 2 5th September 2009 5th December 2009 SECTION 202 Pavement construction permitted options Horizontal alignments. with the following amendments: Delete “Appendix 1/12” and substitute “setting out information as shown on the Contract Drawings”. The vertical profile.001 ROAD PAVEMENTS Road pavements shall be constructed from one of the permitted options described in Appendix 202/1. Delete “Appendix 7/1” and substitute “Appendix 202/1”. General requirements for sub-base and base 202.004 Existing surfaces shall be excavated. clauses 801 and 810. trimmed and reinstated in accordance with the Specification for Highway Works. surface levels and surface regularity of pavement courses shall be in accordance with the Specification for Highway Works. table 7/2. Page 2 of 5 . The permitted surface irregularities shall be in accordance with Category B Roads as defined in the Specification for Highway Works.003 Sub-bases and bases shall be in accordance with the Specification for Highway Works. trimming and reinstatement of existing surfaces 202. surface levels and surface regularity of pavement courses 202. The grid for checking surface levels of pavement courses shall be as shown on the Contract Drawings. with the following amendment: Delete “Appendix 7/1” and substitute “Appendix 202/1”. clause 706. Excavation.

Series 900.009 Concrete and cement bound materials shall be in accordance with the Specification for Highway Works. Delete “Appendix 1/5” and substitute “the Contract Drawings”. Unbound sub-base materials shall be laid in the locations and to the thicknesses given in Appendix 202/1. Bituminous bound materials 202. with the following amendment: Delete “Appendix 7/6” and substitute “the Contract Drawings”. with the following amendments: Delete “Appendix 7/1” and substitute “Appendix 202/1”. Weather conditions for laying of bituminous materials Unbound materials 202.008 Bituminous bound materials shall be in accordance with the Specification for Highway Works. clauses 800 to 807. Bituminous pavement courses design base materials shall be laid in the locations and to the thicknesses stated in Appendix 202/N.005 Redundant pavements shall be broken up or perforated in accordance with the Specification for Highway Works clause 707. Series 1000 and clauses 810 to 880. with the following amendments: Delete “Appendix 7/1” and substitute “Appendix 202/1”. with the following amendments: Concrete and cement bound materials pavement courses design base materials shall be laid in the locations and to the thicknesses given in Appendix 202/N.006 Bituminous mixtures shall be laid only when the weather conditions are in accordance with clause 945 of the Specification for Highway Works except where modified by Appendix 202/1. Delete “Appendix 7/1” and substitute “Appendix 202/N”.007 Unbound sub-base materials shall be in accordance with the Specification for Highway Works. Delete “Appendix 1/5” and substitute “the Contract Drawings”. 202. Concrete and cement bound materials 202. Page 3 of 5 .Reference Issue Publication date Compliance date NR/L3/CIV/140/202C 2 5th September 2009 5th December 2009 Breaking up or perforation of redundant pavement 202. Delete “Appendix 1/5” and substitute “the Contract Drawings”.

Where mastic asphalt pavements are to incorporate waterproofing to the substructure beneath. a two-coat underlay of roofing grade mastic asphalt manufactured in accordance with BS 6925 and laid in accordance with BS 8218 shall be included. Mastic asphalt 202. The concrete sub-surface for mastic asphalt pavement surfacing shall receive a U2 finish.010 Mastic asphalt pavements shall be paving grade mastic asphalt manufactured. in accordance with Section 80: Structural Concrete. REFERENCES This is a list of publications referred to within this Section of the Model Clauses.Reference Issue Publication date Compliance date NR/L3/CIV/140/202C 2 5th September 2009 5th December 2009 Unless otherwise directed by the Employer’s Representative. with the direction of tamping at right angles to the line of the slope. Code of practice for mastic asphalt roofing. The underlay shall include a glass fibre isolating membrane of asphalt grade between 50 g/m² and 70 g/m² in weight. in accordance with Section 80: Structural Concrete. laid and finished in accordance with BS 1447. the requirements for trial lengths as described in Specification for Highway Works clauses 1028 and 1030 and 810 shall not apply. Specification for constituent materials and for mixtures. Title Structural concrete Issue date 1988 BS 4987-1 2005 BS 6925 BS 8218 Model Clauses 80 1988 1998 Issue date 03/96 Page 4 of 5 . Coated macadam (asphalt concrete) for roads and other paved areas. A high-bond rubber emulsion primer shall be applied to the concrete surface prior to asphalting. footways and pavings in building. An asphalt grade glass fibre tissue isolating membrane of 50 g/m² to 70 g/m² in weight shall be placed on the sub-surface prior to laying the mastic asphalt. British Standards BS 1447 Title Specification for mastic asphalt (limestone fine aggregate) for roads. The proposed construction method for concrete pavement shall be submitted for agreement prior to the commencement of work. The concrete sub-surface for mastic asphalt for sloping pavements shall receive a U1 finish. Specification for mastic asphalt for building and civil engineering (limestone aggregate).

Issue date TSO Latest version available online Page 5 of 5 . Specification for Highway Works Highways Agency Design Manual for Roads and Bridges Volume 7. Pavement Design and Maintenance.Reference Issue Publication date Compliance date NR/L3/CIV/140/202C 2 5th September 2009 5th December 2009 Other Publications TSO Title Highways Agency Manual of Contract Documents for Highway Works Volume 1.