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Ali Al Sabah Military Academy

SECTION 01580
PROJECT IDENTIFICATION
PART 1 - GENERAL
1.01

SUMMARY
A.

Includes: Three (3) nos. well lit project identification signs, each in both English and Arabic, of
types as approved by the Engineer.
1.
Design
2.
Installation
3.
Maintenance
4.
Removal

B.

System Description
1.

2.

3.
4.

5.

Each project identification sign board will have the following information :
i.
Perspective of Contract as provided by the Engineers Representative.
ii.
Name of the Employer
iii.
Name of the Contract
iv.
Date of Enterprise and Contract Period
v.
Value of Contract
vi.
Name of Project Manager
vii.
Name of Consultant
viii.
Name of Contractor
ix etc. Names of Approved Sub-contractors, one per slat.
The size of each board shall be 6.040 meter x 9.000 meter including the size of
Perspective of Contract which shall be 5.60 x 2.40 meter. The English letters
shall be in capital, of approx. size 20cm high x 1.25cm thick x 1cm distant within
the same word and 2cm distant between adjacent words; the Arabic digits and
letters shall be similar and shall match; all to the approval of Engineer.
The lettering shall be in black colour, over white background.
The sign boards shall be erected within thirty (30) calendar days from the Date of
Enterprise, at locations as approved by the Engineer and shall be dismantled and
cleared away after completion of the Works and the ground below made good.
The signboards should be illuminated with sufficient flood light projectors as
shown on the drawings. The Contractor to connect and provide all means of
power supply.

C.

Submittals
1.
Submit shop drawings to the Engineer for approval.
2.
Submit design calculations of sign surface metal plates, foundations, supports,
framing etc. to the Engineers Representative for approval. For wind speeds etc,
follow 80 miles/hour, exposure D as per UBC 97.
3.
Show content, layout, lettering, colours, foundation, structure, sizes and grades
of members.
4.
Obtain approval of Engineers Representative and of Local Authorities having
Jurisdiction.

D.

Quality Assurance
1.
Engage professional installer with not less than five years experience in similar
kind of work. Submit details to the Engineers Representative for approval.
2.
Design in accordance with statutory requirements and instruction of Engineers
Representative.

Gulf Consult/SOM
15th May, 2012

Project Identification

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Ali Al Sabah Military Academy

E.

Sign Materials
1.
Structure and Framing : Steel, structurally sound.
2.
Paint and Primers : Exterior quality, two coats. Colours as approved by the
Engineer.

F.

Installation

G.

H.

1.

Ensure that project identification signs are installed to the Engineer's


Representative approval.

2.

Erect supports and framing on secure foundation, rigidly braced and framed to
resist wind loadings.

3.

Install sign surface in plumb and level and anchor securely.

4.

Provide required level of illumination including all connections and power supply.

Maintenance
1.

Maintain signs and supports, clean and repair where deterioration or damages
have occurred to the satisfaction of the Engineer's Representative at no increase
in Contract Price.

2.

Repaint as necessary.

Removal
1.

The project identification and signs shall be removed after obtaining the
Engineers Representative approval.

END OF SECTION

Gulf Consult/SOM
15th May, 2012

Project Identification

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