Mixville Pond Dam

Cheshire, Connecticut

September 4, 2014

SECTION 03 30 00

A. Section includes cast-in-place concrete for the following:
1. Concrete sidewalks on compacted base where indicated on the Contract Plans.
2. Concrete pads and foundation walls for site CMU enclosures.


Related Sections:
1. Section 03 10 00 - Concrete Forming and Accessories.
2. Section 03 20 00 - Concrete Reinforcing.
3. Section 03 39 00 - Concrete Curing.

Basis of Work
A. Concrete Work:


Includes concrete, placement accessories, consolidating, leveling, troweling, control joints
(component, placement with accessories), expansion joints (component, placement with
accessories), curing and protective sealant.

A. American Concrete Institute:
1. ACI 117 - Standard Tolerances for Concrete Construction and Materials.
2. ACI 301 - Specifications for Structural Concrete.
3. ACI 302 IR - Guide for Concrete Floor and Slab Construction.
4. ACI 304 R - Guide for Measuring, Mixing, Transporting and Placing Concrete.
5. ACI 305 - Hot Weather Concreting.
6. ACI 306.1 - Standard Specification for Cold Weather Concreting.
7. ACI 308.1 - Standard Specification for Curing Concrete.
8. ACI 309 - Standard Practice for Consolidation of Concrete.
9. ACI 311 - Recommended Practice for Concrete Inspection.
10. ACI 318 - Building Code Requirements for Structural Concrete.

ASTM International:
1. ASTM C33 - Standard Specification for Concrete Aggregates.
2. ASTM C39/C39M - Standard Test Method for Compressive Strength of Cylindrical
Concrete Specimens.
3. ASTM C94/C94M - Standard Specification for Ready-Mixed Concrete.
4. ASTM C143/C143M - Standard Test Method for Slump of Hydraulic Cement Concrete.
5. ASTM C150 - Standard Specification for Portland Cement.
6. ASTM C172 - Standard Practice for Sampling Freshly Mixed Concrete.

Cast-In-Place Concrete
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3. Connecticut 7. Hot Applied. ASTM E119 . ASTM D994 .Standard Specification for Chemical Admixtures for Concrete. Perform Work in accordance with the State of Connecticut Department of Transportation (CTDOT) Form 816.Mixville Pond Dam Cheshire. ASTM D1752 . State of Connecticut Department of Transportation (CT-DOT) Form 816. Project Record Documents: Accurately record actual locations of embedded utilities and components concealed from view in finished construction. 12. B. 9.2 . CLOSEOUT SUBMITTALS A. 1.Standard Test Methods for Fire Tests of Building Construction and Materials. Identify mix ingredients and proportions.Standard Specification for Preformed Expansion Joint Filler for Concrete Paving and Structural Construction (Nonextruding and Resilient Bituminous Types). September 4. for Concrete and Asphalt Pavements. Product Data: Submit data on joint devices. Submit concrete mix design for each concrete strength. Hot and cold weather concrete work. admixtures and protective sealant.Standard Test Method for Air Content of Freshly Mixed Concrete by the Pressure Method. Cast-In-Place Concrete 03 30 00 . ASTM D1751 . 1. Bridges and Incidental Construction 2004.Specifications for Non-Shrink Grout. ASTM C494/C494M . Army Corps of Engineers Concrete Research Division (CRD): 1. including admixtures. CRD-C 621 . 10.Standard Specification for Preformed Sponge Rubber and Cork Expansion Joint Fillers for Concrete Paving and Structural Construction. Air entrained concrete work. ASTM D6690 . attachment accessories. 1.6 QUALITY ASSURANCE A. "Standard Specifications for Roads.Standard Test Method for Air Content of Freshly Mixed Concrete by the Volumetric Method. 8. "Standard Specifications for Roads. D. 13.Standard Specification for Preformed Expansion Joint Filler for Concrete (Bituminous Type)." including Supplemental Specifications.5 Design Data: 1.Standard Specification for Air-Entraining Admixtures for Concrete. C. Identify chloride content of admixtures and whether or not chloride was added during manufacture. Submit separate mix designs when admixtures are required for the following: a. ASTM C260 . 2.Standard Specification for Joint and Crack Sealants. 2014 ASTM C173/C173M ." including Supplemental Specifications.4 SUBMITTALS A. 14. Bridges and Incidental Construction 2004. b. 11. 15. ASTM C231 .

concrete batch certificates. ENVIRONMENTAL REQUIREMENTS A. concrete design mix. whose longest dimension exceeds five times their maximum thickness. 1. Connecticut September 4.1 when concreting during cold weather. gravel. Conform to ACI 305 when concreting during hot weather. Loss on Abrasion: When tested by means of the Los Angeles Machine. using AASHTO Method T 104. Acquire cement and aggregate from one source for all Work. dirt. Coarse aggregate shall be broken stone. C. b. Perform Work in accordance with ACI 301. B. coarse aggregate shall not have a loss of more than 10% at the end of five cycles. Cement: ASTM C150. 2. as determined by the testing method used by the Laboratory. or reclaimed concrete aggregate defined as mortar-coated rock. c. consisting of clean durable fragments of uniform quality throughout. Type II . Concrete Materials: 1. e. coarse aggregate shall not have a loss of more than 40%. COORDINATION A. Coarse Aggregate: a.1 CONCRETE MATERIALS A.8 Maintain high early strength concrete temperature after installation at minimum 50 degrees F for minimum 3 days. Maintain one copy of shop drawings. organic or other injurious material and shall not contain more than one percent of dust by mass.7 E. a. D. It shall be free from soft. PART 2 PRODUCTS 2. Conform to ACI 306. Coordinate placement of joint devices with erection of concrete formwork and placement of form accessories. Maintain concrete temperature after installation at minimum 50 degrees F for minimum 7 days. mud. and testing laboratory results. gray color. Soundness: When tested with magnesium sulfate solution for soundness. 1. F. Coarse aggregate of a size retained on a 1-inch (25 mm) square opening sieve shall not contain more than 8% of flat or elongated pieces. Cast-In-Place Concrete 03 30 00 . using AASHTO Method T 96.3 .Moderate Portland type. Cement having a temperature exceeding 160° F (71° C) at the time of delivery to the mixer shall not be used in the concrete. 2014 B. d. disintegrated pieces.Mixville Pond Dam Cheshire.

01. 4 0-5 g.2.4 . using AASHTO T 11. Connecticut f.Mixville Pond Dam Cheshire. hard. Fine Aggregate: a. 4 95-100 No. loam. free from lumps of clay. If the fine aggregate fails to meet this requirement. it shall be tested for chloride content prior to being mixed with virgin aggregate. soft or flaky material. September 4. No aggregate will be accepted if the chloride content as determined from this test exceeds 0.5 pound/cubic yard. 2014 Grading: The mix shall be designed utilizing a nominal maximum size of No. d. c. Section 5. 11. durable. b. Fine aggregate shall be sand consisting of clean. Organic Impurities: Fine aggregate subjected to the colorimetric test shall not produce a color darker than Gardner Color Standard No. 16 50-85 No. 6 aggregate. 50 10-30 No. in accordance with the gradation table in Section M. 8 80-100 No. e. Fine Materials: Fine aggregate shall contain not more than 3% of material finer than a #200 (75 µm) sieve. organic or other injurious material. FHWA-RD-77-85.01 of the CT-DOT Form 816. using AASHTO T 21. The test used to determine chloride content shall be that outlined in the FHWA Report No. 30 25-60 No. will govern. Grading: Fine aggregate shall be uniformly graded from coarse to fine and shall meet the following gradation requirements: Grading for Fine Aggregates Sieve Size Percent Passing by Weight 3/8” 100 No. uncoated particles of quartz or other rock. 3. 100 2-10 Cast-In-Place Concrete 03 30 00 . Chloride Content: When reclaimed concrete aggregate is used. the provisions of AASHTO M 6. In no case shall sand containing lumps of frozen material be used. Grading for Coarse Aggregates Sieve Size Percent Passing by Weight 1” 100 3/4" 90-100 1/2" 20-55 3/8” 0-15 No.

03. Grading Size No. Water: ACI 318. potable.2 September 4. whose contents have been approved by the Engineer. f. For the purpose of determining the degree of uniformity. C.(a).20 either way from the fineness modulus of the representative sample will be rejected. Water: ASTM C94/C94M. All admixtures shall be from one manufacturer or else the Ready Mix Concrete Producer shall certify compatibility. Before starting work. a fineness modulus determination will be made upon representative samples from any source.Water Reducing and Retarding. Fly Ash: Use AASHTO M 295Class C or Class F. ADMIXTURES A. e. d. B. shall not be used on any project without the written express approval of the Engineer.01 13.5 . Type E .Water Reducing. Type B . 2. B. Type D . for the fly ash he proposes to use in the work. Fly ash shall be sampled and tested in accordance with the procedures and methods prescribed in ASTM C 311 and consistent with the requirements of CT-DOT Form 816. b. Coarse Aggregate Maximum Size: Crushed rock or washed gravel consisting of hard durable fragments of rock of uniform quality throughout and meeting ASTM C33. Type C . Type F .Water Reducing. Connecticut 4. 67.0%. 6. if different from the producing plant. Furnish materials in accordance with municipality and CT DOT Form 816. The gradation from any one source shall be reasonably uniform and not subject to the extreme percentages of gradation specified above. a. the name and location of the producing plant and the name and location of the bulk storage facilities. Severity Class 3 S. Fine aggregate from any one source having a variation in fineness modulus greater than 0. Fine Aggregates: Natural washed sand of hard and durable particles. Fly ash shall be obtained from an approved source and shall be supplied from silos or bulk storage facilities. in writing. The fly ash shall be substituted on a weight basis. Fly ash may be used to replace up to a maximum of 15% of the required portland cement. Air Entrainment: ASTM C260. Loss on Ignition for either class of fly ash shall not exceed 4. High Range and Retarding.Retarding. b. c. Section M.Mixville Pond Dam Cheshire. 5.Water Reducing and Accelerating. 7. and without deleterious amounts of chloride ions. Different classes of fly ash or the same class from different producing plants. of the class. Chemical Admixture: ASTM C494/C494M. 2014 The above gradation represents the extreme limits which shall determine suitability for use from all sources of supply. not detrimental to concrete. clean. Type G . potable. Type A . High Range. the Contractor shall notify the Engineer. Cast-In-Place Concrete 03 30 00 . Normal Weight Aggregates: 1. a. d. c.Accelerating. 2.Water Reducing. g. with a minimum of 1 pound of fly ash for 1 pound of portland cement.

Water Reducing and Retarding Type E . B.500 psi Compressive Strength (28 day) Min 4. Bonding Agent: Polymer resin emulsion.Water Reducing and Accelerating 2. Connecticut C.3 ACCESSORIES A. cement. 2. September 4. as shown on the Drawings: Material and Property All Concrete Compressive Strength (7 day) Min 2.5) A.5 Sealant and Primer: As specified in General Conditions. premixed compound consisting of non-metallic aggregate. 2014 Air Entrainment: ASTM C260. 2. B. JOINT DEVICES AND FILLER MATERIALS (See section 3. Select proportions for normal weight concrete in accordance with ACI 301. CONCRETE MIX A. Daravair by W. B. Micro Air by Master Builders. Provide concrete to the following criteria.R. Air Mix by Euclid.6 .Water Reducing Type B .Mixville Pond Dam Cheshire. Chemical: ASTM C494 Type A . water reducing and plasticizing agents. meeting Corps of Engineers Specifications for Non-Shrink Grout (CRD-C 621). Grace.4 Non-Shrink Grout: ASTM C1107/C1107M. Joint Filler: ASTM D1751 Asphalt impregnated fiberboard or felt. or approved equal. D.Retarding Type C Accelerating Type D .000 psi Cement Type ASTM C 150 Cement Content Min 658 lbs/cy Fly Ash Content Max 15% of cementious materials by weight Aggregate Type Normal weight Aggregate Size (maximum) Slump 3/4 inch 4.0 inches plus or minus 0.5 inches Cast-In-Place Concrete 03 30 00 .

2 Verify anchors. and concrete substrates. and will not interfere with placing concrete. 4. September 4. Average Compressive Strength Reduction: Permitted in accordance with ACI 318. D. The forms Cast-In-Place Concrete 03 30 00 . Remove debris and ice from formwork. Use set retarding admixtures during hot weather only if approved by the Engineer. 1. Do not use calcium chloride nor admixtures containing calcium chloride. positioned securely. E.3 FORMING A. reinforcement and other items to be cast into concrete are accurately placed. Use accelerating admixtures in cold weather only if approved by the Engineer. B. Add air entrainment admixture to concrete mix for work exposed to freezing and thawing. Use of admixtures will not relax cold weather placement requirements. PART 3 EXECUTION 3.Mixville Pond Dam Cheshire. In locations where new concrete is doweled to existing work. F.44 Reinforcing Bar Cover (minimum) 2 inches Admixtures: Include admixture types and quantities indicated in concrete mix designs only when approved by the Engineer. 2014 6% plus or minus 1% Water-Cementious Materials Ratio Max 0. reinforcement. PREPARATION A. D.1 EXAMINATION A. Site Mixed Concrete: Mix concrete in accordance with ACI 318. Connecticut Air Content C. 2. Forms are to made of standard steel construction of if necessary 2”x6” wood. Ready Mixed Concrete: Mix and deliver concrete in accordance with ASTM C94/C94M. insert steel dowels and pack solid with non-shrink grout. 3. drill holes in existing concrete. C. Remove water from areas receiving concrete before concrete is placed. 3. pipes. seats. straight.7 . Verify requirements for concrete cover over reinforcement. free from warp and of sufficient strength to resist springing from the pressure of the concrete. Prepare existing and/or previously place concrete by cleaning with steel brush and applying bonding agent in accordance with manufacturer's instructions B. plates. 3.

Mixville Pond Dam Cheshire. Screed slabs-on-grade level. Deposit concrete at final position. B. K. Connecticut September 4. are not disturbed during concrete placement. Expansion joint material must be ½” x 5”. B. Two 5/8” x 24” long smooth steel rods are to be used at every expansion joint. Install joint fillers in accordance with manufacturer's instructions. Cast-In-Place Concrete 03 30 00 . PLACING CONCRETE A. Place concrete in continuous operation for each panel or section determined by predetermined joints. Notify Owner minimum 24 hours prior to commencement of operations. Expansion joints are to be placed in the forms before concrete is poured. 3. J. M. I. and formed joint fillers. braced and held firm to the line and grade and shall be tight to prevent leakage. and construction joints. G. The steels rods are to be asphalt dipped or foil cover at both endes through expansion joints. B. Secure to resist movement by wet concrete. Joints must not be pushed through wet cement. F. This whole assembly is to be placed in forms before pour. Prevent segregation of mix. air temperature. H. 3. Record date. L. C.4 All forms shall be cleaned and oiled each time they are used for a pour. E. Extend joint filler from bottom of slab to within 1/8inch of finished slab surface. Place concrete in accordance with ACI 301. location. Place concrete continuously between predetermined expansion. Set top to required elevations. D. The reinforced concrete container pads shall have construction joints with spacing at least every 20 feet.8 . and test samples taken. Expansion joints shall be placed every 15’ from the beginning and end of every pour (or as directed by the engineer) and where 5” deep concrete meets 8” deep concrete. Place joint filler in slabs as indicated on Drawings. embedded parts. do not permit cold joints to occur. Construction joints shall be cut in newly poured concrete within 48 hours. Maintain records of concrete placement. control. Do not interrupt successive placement. Ensure reinforcement.5 EXPANSION JOINTS A. quantity. maintaining surface flatness of maximum 1/4 inch in 10 ft. 2014 shall be securely staked.

Connecticut 3. Permit concrete to attain a set sufficient for floating and supporting the weight of the finisher and equipment. entrapped debris. protect concrete from premature drying. 2. 6. Apply protective sealant. Tooled joints (depth 1-1/2” for 5”. Defects: 1. and mechanical injury. Repair formed surfaces by removing minor honeycombs. Provide edges perpendicular to the surface and patch with nonshrink grout. Patch tie holes and defects when the forms are removed. consolidate. Exposed surfaces shall be uniform in appearance and finished to a smooth form finish. Surface shall be level to within 1/4 inch in 10 feet where floor drains are not provided. 7. 5. No curing compounds will be allowed. excessively hot or cold temperatures. 2” for 8”) shall be formed every five (5) feet with a jointing tool. 3.6 September 4. or otherwise defective areas. 3. All work shall be in conformance with the manufacture’s recommendations and to the satisfaction of the Engineer. Cure concrete in accordance with ACI 308. 4. grade.25 inch maximum depth. A jointer shall be used to form a rounded edge not exceeding ¼ radius at all surface edges. Floated Finish: 1. 2. Do not use dry cement to absorb bleedwater. drag the excess water off or remove by absorption with porous materials.Mixville Pond Dam Cheshire. B. If bleedwater is present prior to floating the surface. unless otherwise specified.1. Concrete with extensive honeycomb (including exposed steel reinforcement. 3. and elevation before bleedwater appears. unless otherwise specified C. 4. Apply a curing compound compatible with the specified use as instructed by the Engineer. or other defects) which affect the serviceability or structural strength will be rejected.8 PROTECTIVE SEALANT A. separated aggregate. 5. unless correction of defects is approved. Cast-In-Place Concrete 03 30 00 . The surface of the concrete shall not vary more than the allowable tolerances of ACI 301. C. Maintain concrete with minimal moisture loss at relatively constant temperature for period necessary for hydration of cement and hardening of concrete. 3. Obtain approval of corrective action prior to repair.7 B. and immediately strike off concrete to obtain proper contour. “Consolideck Saltguard WB” or approved equal to all surfaces of new concrete. CURING AND PROTECTION A. Finish and repair concrete surfaces in accordance with ACI 301.9 . Place. pits greater than 1 square inch surface area or 0. D. Immediately after placement. cold joints. 2014 CONCRETE FINISHING A.

Record date. in accordance with ACI 301. Defective Concrete: Concrete not conforming to required lines. B. A certificate shall be furnished from the supplier for each batch of concrete that is supplied. 4. location. Repair or replacement of defective concrete will be determined by Engineer. tolerances or specified requirements will be repaired or replaced at no cost to the Owner. 3. F. Maintain records of concrete placement. quantity. or replace exposed concrete except upon express direction of Engineer for each individual area. Field inspection and testing shall be performed by the Engineer or Owner’s testing laboratory if deemed necessary. fill. Measure slump and temperature for each compressive strength concrete sample plus additional slump tests as required by the Engineer. Connecticut 3. D.10 . dimensions. 3. Field Testing: 1. 2014 FIELD QUALITY CONTROL A. Excessive honeycomb or embedded debris in concrete is not acceptable. Provide free access to Work and cooperate with appointed firm. Temperature Test Method: ASTM C1064/C1064M. Notify Engineer upon discovery. air temperature and test samples taken. certifying that the concrete complies with the approved design mix. Slump Test Method: ASTM C143/C143M. touch-up. Air Content Test Method: ASTM C173/C173M 3.Mixville Pond Dam Cheshire. C. E. repair. Patch imperfections at no cost to Owner and as directed by Engineer. 5.11 DEFECTIVE CONCRETE A. details. in accordance with ACI 301.10 PATCHING A. C. B. Measure air content in air entrained concrete for each compressive strength concrete sample. Do not patch. 2.9 September 4. Results of all field testing and inspection shall be submitted to the Engineer for review. Allow Engineer to inspect concrete surfaces immediately upon removal of forms. END OF DOCUMENT Cast-In-Place Concrete 03 30 00 . C. B.