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Schedule of Minimum Testing Requirements Governing Items of Work of the DPWH Specifications for Highways, Bridges and Airports (2004 Edition)

PART C - EARTHWORKS

ITEM 100 CLEARING AND GRUBBING
* This item shall consist of clearing, grubbing, removing and disposing all vegetation and debris as designated in the contract.
Tests: None

ITEM 101 REMOVAL OF STRUCTURES AND OBSTRUCTIONS
* This item shall consist of the removal wholly or in part, and satisfactory disposal of all buildings, fences, structures, old pavements abandoned pipelines, and any other obstruction
which are not designated or permitted to remain.
Tests: None

ITEM 102 EXCAVATION
* This item shall consist of roadway, drainage and borrow excavation and the disposal of materials.
Tests: Same as for Items 103, 104 and 105, whichever is applicable

ITEM 103 STRUCTURE EXCAVATION
* This item shall consist of the necessary excavation for foundation of bridges, culverts, under-drains, and other structures not otherwise provided in the specifications.
If the excavated materials are washed, the volume involved shall be reported so that quality control requirements may be adjusted accordingly (submit Project Engineer
Certificate of Waste).
If the excavated materials are incorporated into the work:
Tests:
For every 1,500 m
3
or fraction thereof:
1 G, Grading Test
1 P, Plasticity Test (LL, PL, PI)
1 C, Laboratory Compaction Test
For every 150 mm in uncompacted depth:
1 D, Field Density

ITEM 104 EMBANKMENT
* This item shall consist of the construction of embankment.
Tests:
For every 1,500m
3
or fraction thereof:
1 G, Grading Test
1 P, Plasticity Test (LL, PL, PI)
1 C, Laboratory Compaction Test
For each 500m
2
of each layer of compacted fill or fraction thereof: At least one group of three in situ density test. The layer shall be placed not
exceeding200 mm in loose measurement or based on the result of compacted trials.

ITEM 105 SUBGRADE PREPARATION
* This item shall consist of the preparation of the sub-grade for the support of overlying structural layers.
Tests: Same as for Item 104

ITEM 106 COMPACTION EQUIPMENT AND DENSITY CONTROL STRIPS
* This item shall be used in determining the density requirements of selected embankments, sub-grade, bases and bituminous concrete.
Tests: Same as for Items104, 105, 200, 201, 202, 203, 204, 205, 206 and 300

ITEM 107 OVERHAUL
* This item shall consist of authorized hauling in excess of free-haul distance.
Tests: None

PART D SUB - BASE AND BASE COURSE

ITEM 200 AGGREGATE SUBBASE COURSE
* This item shall consist of furnishing, placing and compaction of aggregate sub-base course on a prepared sub-grade.
Tests:
For every 300 m
3
or fraction thereof:
1 G, Grading Test
1 P, Plasticity Test (LL, PL, PI)
For every 1,500 m
3
or fraction thereof:
1 C, Laboratory Compaction Test
1 Q, Quality Test (Grading, Plasticity and Abrasion)
For every 2,500m
3
or fraction thereof:
1 CBR, California Bearing Test
For every layer of 150 mm of compacted depth based on the result of compaction test trials:
At least one group of three in situ density tests for each 500 m
2
or fraction thereof

ITEM 201 AGGREGATE BASE COURSE
* This item shall consist of furnishing, placing, and compaction of aggregate base course on a prepared sub-grade.
Tests:

For every 300 m
3
or fraction thereof:
1 G, Grading Test
1 P, Plasticity Test (LL, PL, PI)
For every 1,500 m
3
or fraction thereof:
1 C, Laboratory Compaction Test
1 Q, Quality Test (Grading, Plasticity and Abrasion)
For every 2,500m
3
or fraction thereof:
1 CBR, California Bearing Test
For every layer of 150 mm of compacted depth based on the result of compaction test trials:
At least one group of three in situ density tests for each 500 m
2
or fraction thereof

ITEM 202 CRUSHED AGGREGATE BASE COURSE
* This item shall consist of furnishing, placing, and compacting crushed gravel, crushed stone or crush rock on a prepared sub-grade.
Tests:
Same as for Item 201
For every 1,500m
3
or fraction thereof:
1 F, Fractured face

ITEM 203 LIME STABILIZED ROAD MIX BASE COURSE
* This item shall consist of a foundation for surface course composed of soil aggregate, lime and water in proper proportions.
Amount of lime to be added:
3 12 mass percent of dry soil aggregates test
2
Tests:
A. SOIL AGGREGATE
For every 300 m
3
or fraction thereof:
1 G, Grading Test
1 P, Plasticity Test (LL, PL, PI)
For every1,500 m
3
or fraction thereof:
1 Q, Quality Test (Grading, Plasticity and Abrasion)
B. MIX
For every 300 m
3
or fraction thereof:
1 C, Laboratory Compaction Test
1 UC, Unconfined Compaction Test
C. COMPACTED BASE COURSE
For every layer of 150 mm compacted depth:
1 D, Field Density Test for every 150 m or fraction thereof
1 T, Thickness determination fro every 150 m or fraction thereof
D. HYDRATED LIME
For every 100T or fraction thereof:
1 Q, Quality Test

ITEM 204 PORTLAND CEMENT STABILIZED ROAD MIX BASE COURSE
* This item shall consist of a foundation for surface course, composed of soil aggregate, Portland cement and water in proper proportions.
Amount of cement to be added:
6 to 10 mass of dry soil aggregate
Tests:
A. SOIL AGGREGATE
Same as for Item 203
B. CEMENT
1 Q, Quality Test for every 2,000 bags or fraction thereof
C. WATER
1 Q, Quality Test/Project Engineers Certificate
D. MIX
For every 300 m
3
or fraction thereof:
1 C, Laboratory Compaction Test
1 UC, Unconfined Compaction Test
1 CBR, California Bearing Ratio
E. COMPACTED BASE COURSE
For every layer of 150 mm compacted depth:
1 D, Field Density Test for every 150 m or fraction thereof
1 T, Thickness Determination for every 150 m or fraction thereof

ITEM 205 ASPHALT STABILIZED ROAD MIX BASE COURSE
* This item shall consist of a foundation for surface course, composed of soil aggregate and asphaltic material in proper proportions.
Amount of asphalt to be added:
4 7 mass of dry soil aggregate
Tests:
A. SOIL AGGREGATE
Same as for Item 203
B. EMULSIFIED ASPHALT
1 Q, Quality Test for every 40T of 200 drums or fraction
thereof
C. MIX
Same as for Item 203
C. COMPACTED BASE COURSE
Same as for Item 203

ITEM 206 PORTLAND CEMENT STABILIZED TREATED PLANT MIX BASE COURSE
* This item shall consist of a foundation for surface course composed of aggregate Portland cement and water in proper proportion.
Amount of cement to be added:
6 to 10 mass of dry soil aggregate
Tests:
A. SOIL AGGREGATE
Same as for Item 203
B. PORTLAND CEMENT
For every 2,000 bags or fraction thereof:
1 Q, Quality Test
C. MIX
Same as for Item 204
D. WATER
1 Q, Quality Test/Project Engineers Certificate
E. COMPACTED BASE COURSE
For every layer of 150 mm compacted depth:
1 D, Field Density Test for every 150 m or fraction thereof
1 T, Thickness Determination for every 150 m or fraction thereof

ITEM 207 AGGREGATE STOCKPILE
* This item shall furnishing and placing aggregate in stockpiles at locations.
Tests:
Same as the specified Item No. of the Specification

PART E SURFACE COURSES

ITEM 300 AGGREGATE SURFACE COURSE
* This item shall consist of wearing of top course composed of gravel or crushed aggregate and other binder material.
Tests:
For every 300 m
3
or fraction thereof:
1 G, Grading Test
1 P, Plasticity Test (LL, PL, PI)
For every 1,500 m
3
or fraction thereof:
1 C, Laboratory Compaction Test
1 Q, Quality Test (Grading, Plasticity and Abrasion)
For every layer of 150 mm of compacted depth based on the result of compaction test trials:
At least one group of three in situ density tests for each 500 m
2
or fraction thereof
For crushed gravel or crushed stone 1,500 m
3
or fraction thereof:
1 F, Fractured face
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ITEM 301 BITUMINOUS PRIME COAT
* This item shall consist of preparing and treating an aggregate base course.
Quantity:
1 to 2 L/m
2

Test: 1 Q, Quality Test for every 40T or 200 drums

ITEM 302 BITUMINOUS TACKCOAT
* This item shall consist of preparing and treating an existing bituminous or cement concrete with bituminous material.
Quantity:
0.2 to 0.7 L/m
2

Test:
1 Q, Quality Test for every 40T or 200 drums

ITEM 303 BITUMINOUS SEAL COAT
* This item shall consist of an application of bituminous material with or w/o an application of aggregate on an existing bituminous surface course.
A. BITUMINOUS MATERIALS
Quantity:
0.2 to 1.5 L/m
2
Test:
1 Q, Quality Test for every 40T or 200 drums
B. COVER AGGREGATES
Quantity:

5 to 14 kg/m
2
Test:
For every 75 m
3
/200 kg or fraction thereof:
1 G, Grading Test

ITEM 304 BITUMINOUS SURFACE TREATMENT
* This item shall consist of either a single application of bituminous materials followed by a single spreading of aggregate (single surface treatment) or two applications bituminous
material each followed.
A. AGGREGATES
Quantity:
13.6 to 38 kg/m
2
if using cut back asphalt or asphalt cement
13.6 to 19.04 kg/m
2
if using emulsified asphalt
Tests:
For every 75 m
3
/200 kg or fraction thereof:
1 G, Grading Test
1 P, Plasticity Test (LL, PI)
For every 1,500 m
3
or fraction thereof:
1 Q, Quality Test (Grading, Plasticity and Abrasion)
For every 1,500m
3
or fraction thereof:
1 F, Fractured Face
B. BITUMINOUS MATERIALS
Quantity:
1.58 to 2.04 L/m
2
if using cut back asphalt or asphalt cement
1.58 to 2.04 L/m
2
if using emulsified asphalt

ITEM 305 BITUMINOUS PENETRATION MACADAM PAVEMENT
* This item shall consist of furnishing and placing one or more aggregate and one or more application of bituminous material followed by a seal coat a with cover aggregate
constructed on a prepared base.
A. AGGREGATES
Quantity:
Using Asphalt Cement or Rapid Curing Emulsified Asphalt
Course (crushed) 80 kg/m
2

Key (crushed) 24 kg/m
2

Cover (crushed or screened) 8 kg/m
2

B. BITUMINOUS MATERIALS
Quantity:
7.2 to 11 L/m
2
Test:
Same as for Item 301

ITEM 306 BITUMINOUS ROAD MIX SURFACE COURSE
* This item shall consist of constructing a bituminous road mix surface course on a prepared base.
A. AGGREGATES
Tests:
Same as for Item 304
B. BITUMINOUS MATERIALS
Quantity:
Using cut back asphalt 4.5 to 7 mass % of total dry aggregate
Using emulsified asphalt 6 to 10 mass % of total dry aggregate
Tests:
Same as for Item 301
C. MIX
Tests:
For every 75 m
3
/130T or fraction thereof:
1 G, Grading Test
1 Ext, Stability Test
1 C, Laboratory Compaction Test
D. HYDRATED LIME
Tests:
For every 100T or fraction thereof:
1 Q, Quality Test
E. COMPACTED PAVEMENT
Tests:
For each full days operation:
D & T (Density & Thickness Test), at least one (1) but not more than three (3) samples shall be taken

ITEM 307 BITUMINOUS PLANT MIX SURFACE COURSE GENERAL
* This item includes general requirements that are applicable to all type of bituminous surface courses irrespective of gradation of aggregate or kind and amount of bituminous
material.
A. AGGREGATE
Tests:
4
For every 75 m
3
/200T or fraction thereof:
1 G & P, Grading & Plasticity Tests
For every 1,500m
3
or fraction thereof:
1 Q, Quality Test (Grading, Plasticity and Abrasion, Stripping and Bulk specific gravity)
1 F, Fractured face
B. BITUMINOUS MATERIALS
Quantity:
5 to 8 mass percent of total dry aggregates
Tests:
1 Q, Quality Test for each 40T or 200 drums or fraction thereof
C. MIX
Tests:
For every 75 m
3
/130T or fraction thereof:
1 G. Grading Test
1 Ext, Stability Test
1 C, Laboratory Compaction Test
D. HYDRATED LIME
Tests:
For every 100T or fraction thereof:
1 Q, Quality Test
E. MINERAL FILLER
Tests:
For every 75 m
3
or fraction thereof:
1 G & P, Grading & Plasticity Tests (LL, PL, PI)
F. COMPACTED PAVEMENT
Tests:
For each full days operation:
D & T (Density & Thickness Test), at least one (1) but not more than three (3) samples shall be taken

ITEM 308 BITUMINOUS PLANT MIX SURFACE COURSE COLD LAID
* This item shall consist of constructing Bituminous Surface Course (Asphalt Cold Mix) prepared in central mixing plant, laid cold on a prepared base.
A.AGGREGATE
Tests:
Same as for Item 307
B. BITUMINOUS MATERIALS
Quantity:
Using cut back asphalt -- 4.5 to 7 mass % of total dry aggregate
Using emulsified asphalt 6 to 10 mass % of total dry aggregate
Tests:
1 Q, Quality Test for each 40T or 200 drums fraction thereof
C. MIX
Tests:
Same as for Item 307
D. HYDRATED LIME
Tests:
Same as for Item 307
E. MINERAL FILLER
Tests:
For every 75 m
3
or fraction thereof:
1 G & P, Grading & Plasticity Tests (LL, PL, PI)
F. COMPACTED PAVEMENT
Tests:
Same as for Item 307

ITEM 309 BITUMINOUS PLANT MIX (STOCKPILE MAINTENANCE MIXTURE)
* This item shall consist of a bituminous stockpile maintenance mixture composed of aggregate, mineral filler, hydrated lime and bituminous material mixed in a central plant.
A. AGGREGATE
Tests:
Same as for Item 307
B. BITUMINOUS MATERIALS
Quantity:
4 to 10 mass percent of total mix
Tests:
1 Q, Quality Test for each 40T or 200 drums fraction thereof
C. MIX
Tests:
Same as for Item 307
D. HYDRATED LIME
Tests:
Same as for Item 307
E. MINERAL FILLER
Tests:
Same as for Item 307
F. COMPACTED PAVEMENT
Tests:
Same as for Item 307

ITEM 310 BITUMINOUS CONCRETE SURFACE COURSE HOT LAID
* This item shall consist of constructing a bituminous concrete surface course composed of aggregate, mineral filler and bituminous material mixed in a central plant, constructed and
laid hot on prepared base.

A. AGGREGATES
Tests:
Same as for Item 307
B. BITUMINOUS MATERIALS
Quantity:
5 to 8 mass percent of total mix
Tests:
1 Q, Quality Test for each 40T or 200 drums fraction thereof
C. MIX
Tests:
Same as for Item 307
D. HYDRATED LIME
Tests:
5
Same as for Item 307
E. MINERAL FILLER
Tests:
Same as for Item 307
F. COMPACTED PAVEMENT
Tests:
Same as for Item 307

ITEM 311 PORTLAND CEMENT CONCRETE PAVEMENT
* This item shall consist of pavement of Portland cement concrete, with or without reinforcement, constructed on the prepared base.
A. CEMENT
Quantity:
9.0 bags/m
3
(40 kg/bag)
Test:
For every 2,000 bags or fraction thereof:
1 Q, Quality Test
B. FINE AGGREGATE
Quantity:
0.50 m
2
/m
3
concrete if using rounded course aggregate
0.54 m
2
/m
3
concrete if using angular or crushed coarse aggregate
Tests:
For every 1,500 m
3
or fraction thereof:
a.) For a source not yet tested or failed in previous quality test:
1 Q, Quality Test (Grading, Elutriation wash, Bulk Specific Gravity, Absorption, Mortar Strength, Soundness, Organic Impurities, Unit Weight,
% clay lumps and % shale)
b.) For a source previously tested and passed quality test:
1 Q, Quality Test (Grading, Elutriation wash, Bulk Specific Gravity, Absorption, Mortar Strength)
For every 75 m
3
or fraction thereof:
1 G, Grading Test
C. COURSE AGGREGATE
Quantity:
0.77 m
2
/m
3
concrete if using rounded coarse aggregate
0.68 m
2
/m
3
concrete if using angular or crushed coarse aggregate
Tests:
For every 1,500 m
3
or fraction thereof:
a.) For a source not yet tested or failed in previous quality test:
1 Q, Quality Test (Grading, Bulk Specific Gravity, Absorption, Abrasion, Soundness and Unit Weight)
b.) For a source previously tested and passed quality test:
1 Q, Quality Test (Grading, Bulk Specific Gravity, Absorption and Abrasion)
For every 75 m
3
or fraction thereof:
1 G, Grading Test

D. WATER
Test:
1 Certificate from Project Engineer or 1 Q, Quality Test if source is questionable
E. JOINT FILLER
1. Poured joint filler
Test:
1 Q, Quality Test on each type of ingredient for each shipment
2. Pre molded joint filler
Test:
1 Q, Quality Test on each thickness of filler for each shipment
F. SPECIAL CURING AGENTS
Test:
1 Q, Quality Test for each shipment
G. STEEL BARS
Test:
For every 10,000 kg or fraction thereof for each size:
1 Q, Quality Test (Bending, Tension and Quality Analysis)
H. CONCRETE
Test:
Flexural Strength Test on concrete beam samples:
1 Set consisting of 3 beam samples shall represent a 330 m
2
of pavement, 230 mm depth or fraction thereof placed each day
Volume of concrete not more than 75 m
3

I. COMPLETED PAVEMENT
Test:
Thickness determination by concrete core drilling on a lot basis
Five (5) holes per km per lane or five (5) holes per 500 m when two (2) lanes are poured concurrently

PART F BRIDGE CONSTRUCTION

ITEM 400 - PILING
* This item shall consist of piling, furnished, driven or placed, cut and spliced.
A. TIMBER PILES
Test:
1 Inspection Report for each size and shipment of timber
B. CONCRETE PILES
a.) Concrete
Test: Same as for Item 405
b.) Reinforcing Steel
Test: Same as for Item 404
C. STRUCTURAL PILES
Tests:
1 IR, inspection Report
1 Q, Quality Test or Mill Test Certificate

ITEM 401 RAILINGS
* This item shall consist of furnishing, fabricating or placing, for bridges and other structures of the material of combination of materials.
A. CONCRETE
Test:
Same as for Item 405, Class C
B. REINFORCING STEEL
Test:
Same as for Item 404
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ITEM 402 TIMBER STRUCTURES
* This item shall consist of construction of timber structures to the dimensions, lines and grades as shown on the plans.
Tests:
1 Q, Quality Test or Manufacturers Certificate for each type of material used
1 IR, Inspection Report for each type and shipment of timber

ITEM 403 METAL STRUCTURES
* This work shall consist of steel structures portions of composite structures, constructed in reasonably close conformity with the lines, grades and dimension.
Tests:
1 Q, Quality Test or Manufacturers Certificate for each type of material used
1 IR, Inspection Report for each type and shipment of metal

ITEM 404 REINFORCING STEEL
* This item shall consist of furnishing, bending, fabricating and placing of steel reinforcement of the type, size, shape and grade required.
A. BAR REINFORCEMENT FOR CONCRETE
Test:
For every 10,000 kg or fraction thereof for each size:
1 Q, Quality Test (Bending, Tension and Quality Analysis)
B. WIRE AND WIRE MESH
Test:
1 Q, Quality Test

ITEM 405 STRUCTURAL CONCRETE
* This item shall consist of furnishing, bending, and placing and finishing concrete in all structures except pavements.
A. CEMENT
Quantity: (40 kg/bag)
Class A 9 bags/m
3
of concrete 3,000 psi/20.7 MPa
Class B 8 bags/m
3
of concrete 2,400 psi/16.4 MPa
Class C 9.5 bags/m
3
of concrete 3,000 psi/20.7 MPa
Class P 11 bags/m
3
of concrete 5,000 psi/20.7 MPa
Class Seal 9.5 bags/m
3
of concrete 3,000 psi/20.7 MPa
Test:
For every 2,000 bags or fraction thereof:
1 Q, Quality Test
B. FINE AGGREGATES
Quantity:
ROUNDED ANGULAR/CRUSHED
Class A 0.50 0.54 m
2
/m
3
of concrete
Class B 0.45 0.52 m
2
/m
3
of concrete
Class C 0.53 0.59 m
2
/m
3
of concrete
Class P 0.44 0.47 m
2
/m
3
of concrete

Test:
For every 1,500 m
3
or fraction thereof:
a.) For a source not yet tested or failed in previous quality test:
1 Q, Quality Test (Grading, Elutriation wash, Bulk Specific Gravity, Absorption, Mortar Strength, Soundness, Organic Impurities, Unit Weight,
% clay lumps and % shale)
b.) For a source previously tested and passed quality test:
1 Q, Quality Test (Grading, Elutriation wash, Bulk Specific Gravity, Absorption, Mortar Strength)
For every 75 m
3
or fraction thereof:
1 G, Grading Test
C. COARSE AGGREGATES
Quantity:
ROUNDED ANGULAR/CRUSHED
Class A 0.77 0.68 m
2
/m
3
of concrete
Class B 0.82 0.73 m
2
/m
3
of concrete
Class C 0.70 0.66 m
2
/m
3
of concrete
Class P 0.56 0.65 m
2
/m
3
of concrete

Test:
For every 1,500 m
3
or fraction thereof:
a.) For a source not yet tested or failed in previous quality test:
1 Q, Quality Test (Grading, Bulk Specific Gravity, Absorption, Abrasion, Soundness and Unit Weight)
b.) For a source previously tested and passed quality test:
1 Q, Quality Test (Grading, Bulk Specific Gravity, Absorption and Abrasion)
For every 75 m
3
or fraction thereof:
1 G, Grading Test
D. WATER
Tests:
1 Certificate from Project Engineer or 1 Q, Quality Test if source is questionable
E. PRE MOLDED FILLER FOR EXPANSION JOINTS
Test:
1 Q, Quality Test on each thickness of filler for each shipment
F. STEEL REINFORCEMENT
Test:
For every 10,000 kg or fraction thereof for each size:
1 Q, Quality Test (Bending, Tension and Quality Analysis)
G. CONCRETE
Tests:
Compressive Strength Test on concrete cylinder samples, one (1) set consisting three (3) concrete cylinder samples shall be taken from each days
pouring and to represent not more than 75 m
3
of concrete or fraction thereof

ITEM 406 PRE STRESSED CONCRETE STRUCTURES
* This item shall consist of pre-stressed concrete structures and the pre-stressed concrete portions of composite structures.
A. CONCRETE
Tests:
Same as for Item 405, Class P
B. STEEL REINFORCEMENT
Test:
Same as for Item 404
C. WIRE STRAND
Test:
1 Q, Quality Test for every 20T or fraction thereof
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ITEM 407 CONCRETE STRUCTURES
*This item shall consist of the general description of the materials, equipment, workmanship and construction requirements of concrete structures and the concrete portions of
composite structures.
Tests:
Same as for Items 403, 404 and 411
Elastometric Bearing Pads will be tested to determine its quality

ITEM 408 STEEL BRIDGES
* This item shall consist of construction of steel structure conforming to the lines, grades, dimension and designs.
Tests:
Same as for Item 403 and 411
Painting:
1 Q, One 20 L can for every 100 cans or fraction thereof
1 Q, One 4 L can for every 100 cans or fraction thereof

ITEM 409 WELDED STRUCTURAL STEEL
* This work shall consist of the joining of structural steel members with welds of the type.
Test:
Same as for 403 and Inspection Report

ITEM 410 TREATED AND UNTREATED TIMBER
* This item shall consist of structural timber of the specie size called on the plans either treated or untreated as called for in the proposal.
Test:
1 IR, Inspection report
1 Q, Quality Test for preservatives

ITEM 411 PAINT
* This item shall consist of furnishing and applying all paint materials including vehicles, pigments, pastes, dryers, thinners, and mixed paints for steel and wooden structures.
Test:
1 Q, One 20 L can for every 100 cans or fraction thereof
1 Q, One 4 L can for every 100 cans or fraction thereof

ITEM 412 ELASTOMETRIC BEARING PADS
*This item shall consist of the requirement for elastomeric bearing pads whose main function is to transfer loads or accommodate relative movement between a bridge superstructure
and its supporting structures

ITEM 413 PRE MOLDED JOINT FILLER FOR CONCRETE PAVING AND STRUCTURAL CONCRETE
* Preformed sponge rubber and rock expansion joint filler for concrete paving and structural construction

PART G DRAINAGE AND SLOPE PROTECTION STRUCTURES

ITEM 500 PIPE CULVERTS AND STORMDRAINS
* This item shall consist of the construction or reconstruction of pipe culverts and storm drains.
A. PIPES
Test:
1 Q, Quality Test for one (1) pipe for every 50 pieces (Strength, Absorption and Dimension)
Alternative Requirements:
1. Compressive Strength for one (1) set consisting of three (3) concrete cylinder samples for not more than twenty five (25) pipe cast in the field
2. Inspection Report for each size for not more than twenty five (25) pipes cast in the field
B. MORTAR AND JOINT FILLER
Cement, fine aggregates and water:
Test:
Same as for Item 405

ITEM 501 UNDERDRAINS
* This item shall consist of constructing under drains, using pipe and granular filter materials, under drain pipe outlets, and blind drain using granular materials.
A. CONCRETE PIPE (NON REINFORCED)
Test:
Quality Test for 0.5% of the number of pipes for each size but not less than two (2) for Strength, Absorption and Dimension
Alternative requirements:
1. Compressive Strength for one (1) set consisting of three (3) concrete cylinder samples for not more than twenty five (25) pipe cast in the field
2. Inspection Report for each size for not more than twenty five (25) pipes cast in the field
B. CLAY PIPE
Test:
Quality Test for one (1) pipe for every 200 pieces of each size, with a minimum number of two (2) specimens for Strength, Absorption and
Dimension

ITEM 502 MANHOLES, INLETS AND CATCHBASINS
* This item shall consist of the construction, reconstruction or adjustment of manholes, inlets, and catch basins.
A. CONCRETE
Test:
Same as for Item 405, Class A
B. LIDS, CAST IRON FRAMES AND GRATING
Test:
Inspection Report

ITEM 503 DRAINAGE STEEL GRATING WITH FRAME
* The steel frame clear openings of drainage grates shall be 15 mm larger than nominal sizes of industry standard sized pits.

ITEM 504 CLEANING AND RECONDITIONING OF EXISTING DRAINAGE STRUCTURES
* This item shall consist of cleaning and reconditioning existing pipes and appurtenant structures.
Test:
Inspection Report

ITEM 505 RIPRAP AND GROUTED RIPRAP
* This item shall consist of the furnishing and placing riprap with or without grout as the case maybe, with or without filter backing.
Test:
Same as for Item 506
(Cement Aggregate ratio = 1:3)

ITEM 506 STONE MASONRY
* This item shall consist of stone masonry of minor structures, in headwalls for culverts, in retaining walls at the toes of slopes.
A. CEMENT
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Quantity:
2 bags/m
3
of concrete
Test:
For every 2,000 bags or fraction thereof:
1 Q, Quality Test
(Cement Aggregate ratio = 1:2)
B. FINE AGGREGATE
Quantity:
0.17 m
2
/m
3
of concrete
Test:
For every 1,500 m
3
or fraction thereof:
1 Q, Quality Test (same as for Item 405)
For every 75 m
3
or fraction thereof:
1 G, Grading Test
C. STONE
Test:
Inspection Report
D. WATER
Test:
1 Certificate from Project Engineer or 1 Q, Quality Test if source is questionable
ITEM 507 RUBBLE CONCRETE
* This item shall consist of construction of rubble concrete.

ITEM 508 HAND LAID ROCK EMBANKMENT
* This item shall consist of hand-laid rock embankment.
Test:
Inspection Report

ITEM 509 SHEET PILES
* This item shall consist of furnishing, driving cutting off of sheet pile.
A. TIMBER SHEET PILES
Test:
Inspection Report
B. CONCRETE SHEET PILES
Test:
Same as for Item 400
C. STEEL SHEET PILES
Test:
Same as for Item 403

ITEM 510 CONCRETE SLOPE PROTECTION
* This item shall consist of furnishing and placing of concrete slope protection including all necessary excavation, a bed course and reinforced concrete to the required thickness and
extent to protect slope against erosion.
A. BED COURSE
Test:
Same as for Item 200
B. STEEL REINFORCEMENT
Test:
Same as for Item 404
C. CONCRETE
Test:
Same as for Item 405

ITEM 511 GABIONS
* This item shall consist of furnishing, forming wire mesh baskets, and placing rocks installed at the location designated.
Test:
1 Q, Quality Test for each shipment

PART H MISCELLANEOUS STRUCTURES

ITEM 600 CURB AND GUTTER
* This item shall construction of curb and gutter either pre-cast of cast - in place made of concrete.
A. CONCRETE
Quantity:
0.078 m
3
/m (curb only)
0.092 m
3
/m (curb and gutter, Type A)
0.145 m
3
/m (curb and gutter, Type B)
0.074 m
3
/m (curb and gutter, Type C)
Test:
Same as for Item 405
B. JOINT FILLER
Test:
Same as for Item 311

ITEM 601 SIDEWALK
* This item shall consist of construction of asphalt of Portland cement concrete sidewalk.
A. CONCRETE
Test:
Same as for Item 405, Class A
B. PRE MOLDED EXPANSION JOINT FILLER
Test:
Same as for Item 311

ITEM 602 MONUMENTS, MARKERS AND GUIDE POSTS
* This item shall consist of right-of-way monuments, maintenance marker posts, kilometer posts and/ or guideposts.
A. CONCRETE
Test:
Same as for Item 405, Class A
B. REINFORCING STEEL
Test:
Same as for Item 404
C. TIMBER
Test:
Same as for Item 410
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D. PAINT
Test:
Same as for Item 411

ITEM 603 GUARDRAIL
* This item shall consist of furnishing and constructing posts and guardrails.
A. STEEL POSTS
Test:
Same as for Item 403
B. TIMBER POSTS
Test:
Same as for Item 410
C. CONCRETE
Test:
Same as for Item 405
D. REINFORCING STEEL
Test:
Same as for Item 404
E. RAIL
Test:
Inspection Report
F. PAINT
Test:
Same as for Item 411

ITEM 604 FENCING
* This item shall consist of furnishing and constructing of post and barb wire or chain link fences.
A. BARB WIRE, CHAIN LINK FABRIC
Test:
1 Q, Quality Test
B. CONCRETE POSTS
Test:
Same as for Item 405
C. STEEL REINFORCEMENT
Test:
Same as for Item 404

ITEM 605 ROAD SIGN
* This item shall consist of furnishing and installing road signs.
Test:
Inspection Report

ITEM 606 PAVEMENT MARKINGS
* This item shall consist of placing markings of the finished pavement.
Test:
Same as for Item 411

ITEM 607 REFLECTIVE PAVEMENT STUDS
* This item shall consist of furnishing and installing reflective pavement studs on the surface of the pavement.
Test:
Inspection Report

ITEM 608 TOPSOIL
* This consists of topsoil furnished, transported and spread, or topsoil removed from designated areas, haul and spread.
Test:
Inspection Report

ITEM 609 SPRIGGING
* This item consists of planting sprigs of living grass plants.
Test:
Inspection Report

ITEM 610 SODDING
* This item shall consist of furnishing and laying of live sod on the shoulders, slopes, ditches, or other locations as designated, construction of sod ditch checks or similar
appurtenances.
Test:
Inspection Report

ITEM 611 TREE PLANTING
* This item shall consist of furnishing and planting deciduous shade, flowering trees evergreen trees less than 150 mm diameter on the areas.
Test:
Inspection Report

ITEM 612 REFLECTIVE THERMOPLASTIC STRIPPING
* This item shall be applied to the road surface in a molten state by mechanical means with surface application glass beads at a rate not less than 350g/L.

PART I MATERIALS DETAILS

ITEM 700 HYDRATED CEMENT
Test:
Same as for Item 405

ITEM 701 CONSTRUCTION LIME (HYDRATED)
Test:
1 Q, Quality Test for every 100T or fraction thereof

ITEM 702 BITUMINOUS MATERIALS
Test:
Same as for Items 301, 302, 303, 306, 307, 308, 309 and 310

ITEM 703 AGGREGATES
Test:
Same as for item of work in the Bill of Quantities

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ITEM 703A MINERAL FILLER
* This item shall consist of finely divided material mineral matter such as rock dust, slug dust, hydrated lime, hydraulic cement, fly ash or other suitable mineral matter.
Test:
Same as for Item 307

ITEM 704 MASONRY UNITS
Test:
1 Q, Quality Test for every 10,000 units or fraction thereof

ITEM 705 JOINT MATERIALS
Test:
Same as for Items 311 and 500

ITEM 706 CONCRETE, CLAY, PLASTIC AND FIBER PIPES
A. CONCRETE
Test:
Same as for Item 500
B. CLAY AND OTHER TYPE OF PIPES
Test:
Refer to applicable requirements of AASHTO Test and Specs

ITEM 707 METAL PIPE
Test:
Same as for Item 400

ITEM 708 CONCRETE CURING MATERIALS AND ADMIXTURE
* This item specifies the classification, sampling, testing, packing and marking of concrete admixtures.
Test:
1 Q, Quality Test for each shipment

ITEM 709 PAINTS
Test:
Same as for Item 411

ITEM 710 REINFORCING STEEL AND WIRE ROPE
A. REINFORCING STEEL
Test:
Same as for Item 404
B.WIRE ROPE
Test:
Same as for Item 406

ITEM 711 FENCE AND GUARDRAIL
A. FENCE
Test:
Same as for Item 604
B. GUARDRAIL
Test:
Same as for Item 603

ITEM 712 STRUCTURAL METAL
Test:
Same as for Items 403 and 406

ITEM 713 TREATED AND UNTREATED TIMBER
Test:
Same as for Item 410

ITEM 714 WATER
Test:
Certificate from Project Engineer or 1 Q, Quality Test, if source is questionable

ITEM 715 GEOTEXTILES
* This item covers geotextiles fabric for use in subsurface drainage, hydraulic filter, erosion control, sediment control, pavement superstructures as a water proofing and stress
relieving membrane, and as permeable separator to prevent mixing of dissimilar materials.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS FOR SUBMISSION OF SAMPLES
MATERIALS MNIMUM TESTING
REQUIREMENTS
MINIMUM QUANTITY/VOLUME OF
MATERIALS FOR EACH SAMPLE
SUBMITTED
1. Cement 1 sample per 2000 bags 10 kg
2. Asphaltic material 1 sample per 40T or 200 drums 5L
3. Aspahlt mix 1 sample per 130T 20 kg
4. Aggregates
a. coarse aggregate
b. fine aggregate
1 sample per 1,500 m
3

70 kg
50 kg
5. Soil aggregates
a. Classification
b. Routinary tests
c. MDR test and CBR
1 sample per 1,500 m
3

20 kg
50 kg
50 kg
6. Non Reinforced Concrete Pipes 2 pipes min./0.5% of no. of pipes 2 pipes
7. Reinforced Concrete Pipes
1 sample per 50 pipes or 2% of # of
pipes
1 pipe (1 m length)
8.Steel pipe (galvanized)
1 sample per 500 lengths 2 pcs Of 100 mm long taken from both ends w/
thread
9. Concrete hollow blocks (CHB)
a. strength
b. moisture content
1 sample per 10,000 units
3 units
3 units
10. Steel bar 1 sample per 10T 1 m
11. Steel sheet (galvanized) 1 sample per 100 sheets 3 pcs 60mm x 60mm
12. Wire strand 1 sample per 20T 2 m
13. Gabion 1m x 2m
14. Paints 1 sample per 100 cans 1 - 4L can
15. Joint filler (pre molded) 1 400mm x 400mm
11
16. Curing compound 1L
17. Concrete cylinder 1 sample per 75 m
3
1 set (3 cylinders)
18. Concrete beam 1 sample per 75 m
3
or 1 day pouring 1 set (3 cylinders)
19. Concrete core 5 holes for every km/lane
20. Asphalt core 1 core for every 100m
21. Water
a. Chemical analysis
b. Sediment load analysis

500 ml
500 ml
22. Structural steel/sheet 1 sample per 50T Reduced section as prescribed
23. Hydrated lime 1 sample per 100T

COMPOSITION AND STRENGTH OF CONCRETE FOR USE IN STRUCTURE
Class of concrete Minimum cement
content per cu. M

kg (bags)
Maximum water
cement ratio

kg/kg
Consistency range in
slump

mm (inch)
Designated size of coarse aggregate

square opening std. mm
Minimum compressive strength
of 150mm x 300mm concrete
cylinder @ 28 days
MN/m
2
(psi)
A 360 (9) 0.53 50 -100 (2 4) 37. 5 4.75 (1 - No. 4) 20.7 (3000)
B 320 (8.5) 0.58 50 -100 (2 4) 50.0 4.75 (2 - No. 4) 16.5 (2400)
C 380 (9.5) 0.55 50 -100 (2 4) 12. 5 4.75 ( - No. 4) 20.7 (3000)
P 440 (11) 0.49 100 max ( 4 max) 19.0 4.75 (3/4 - No. 4) 37. 7 (5000)
Seal 380 (9.5) 0.58 100 200 (4 8) 25.0 4.75 (1 - No. 4) 20.7 (3000)

PAYMENT ADJUSTMENT FOR PAVEMENT WITH DEFICIENCY IN STRENGTH
Deficiency in strength of concrete pavement
Percent (%)
Percent (%) of
contract price
allowed
Less than 5 100
5 to less than 10 80
10 to less than 15 70
15 to less than 20 60
20 to less than 25 50
25 or more 0

PAYMENT ADJUSTMENT FOR PAVEMENT WITH DEFICIENCY IN THICKNESS
Deficiency in the
average thickness
per lot(mm)
Percent (%) of
contract price
per lot
0 5 100
6 10 95
11 15 85
16 20 70
21 25 50
more than 25 removed and replaced (no payment)

COMMON LABORATORY TESTS
Kind of material Type of test Test duration per sample (min. # of days)
Cement Physical and chemical 8
Coarse aggregate Grading 3
Specific gravity 3
Absorption 3
Abrasion 1
Unit weight 1

Fine aggregate Grading 3
Specific gravity 3
Absorption 3
Unit weight 1

Soil aggregates mixture (subbase, base
and surfaces courses
Grading 3
Liquid limit 3
Plastic limit 3
Compaction 3
CBR 7
Abrasion 1

Asphalt Physical 4
Paint Physical and chemical 4

Concrete cylinder Compressive 1

Concrete beam Flexural 1

Concrete core Cutting of sample 1

LIMITATIONS/VARIATIONS
ITEM
104
ITEM 105 ITEM 200 1TEM 201 ITEM 202 ITEM 203 ITEM 300
Abrasion loss 50% max 50% max 45% max 45% max
Plastic index 6% max 12% max 6% max 6% max 4% to 10% 4% to 9%
Liquid limit 30%
max
35% max 25% max 25% max 35% max
Permitted variation
from design
THICKNESS OF
LAYER

20mm 10mm
+15mm, -
5mm
Permitted variation
from design LEVEL
OF SURFACE

+20mm, -
30mm
+10mm, -
20mm
-5mm, -
10mm

+15mm, -
5mm
Permitted surface
irregularity measured

30mm 20mm 5mm 5mm
12
by 3-m straight edge
Permitted variation
from design cross fall
or camber

0.5% 0.3% 0.2% +0.2%
Permitted variation
from design
longitudinal grade over
25m length

0.1% 0.1% 0.1% +0.1%
California Bearing
Ratio

25% min 80% min 80% min 100% 80% min

DIMESION OF PILES
Length of pile (1m from the butt) Minimum
tip minimum maximum
less than 12m 300mm 450mm 200mm
12m to 18m 320mm 450mm 180mm
more than 18m 350mm 500mm 150mm

REMOVAL OF FORMS
Scope of work Minimum time Minimum % of design strength
Centering under girders, beams, frames or
arches
14 days 80%
Floors slabs 14 days 70%
Walls 1 day 70%
Columns 2 days 70%
Sides of beams and all other vertical
surfaces
1 day 70%

SIEVE SIZES
NO. 200 0.075mm NO. 20 0.840mm
NO. 100 0.150mm NO. 16 1.180mm
NO. 60 0.300mm NO. 12 1.700mm
NO.50 0.250mm NO. 10 2.000mm
NO. 40 0.425mm NO. 8 2.360mm
NO. 30 0.600mm NO. 4 4.750mm

DETAILS OF WELDS
Size of fillet weld Maximum thickness of part
5mm 13mm
6mm 19mm
8mm 32mm
10mm 51mm
13mm 152mm
16mm 152mm and above

MINIMUM LAP FOR SPLICING
GRADE 40 GRADE 60
Tension 24 times bar 36 times bar
Compression 20 times bar 24 times bar

MINERAL FILLER SHALL BE GRADE WITH IN THE FF. LIMITS (703-A)
Sieve size Mass % passing
NO. 30 100
NO. 50 95 100
NO. 200 70 - 100

HYDRATED LIME SHALL CONFORM TO THE FF. REQUIREMENTS (701)
Sieve size Mass % passing
NO. 20 100
NO. 200 85 - 100

MINIMUM WEIGHT OF SAMPLE FOR MOISTURE CONTENT
Sieve No. (passing) Weight
NO. 40 25 grams
NO. 10 50 grams
NO. 4 200 grams
300 grams
1 500 grams
2 1000 grams