NEW PORT PR OJEC T STEERI NG COMMITTEE

Qatar Emiri Naval Forces Base
Contract Number - NPP/0050
Specification Section 6 - Roadworks

9254-03-CI-SPC-2001
17 December 2014

WorleyParsons Qatar WLL
Infrastructure & Environment
AL Wosail Tower,
AL Taween St.Westbay
P.O. Box 18130 Doha State of Qatar
Telephone: +974 4019 3333
Facsimile: +974 4019 3300
www.worleyparsons.com
© Copyright 2014 WorleyParsons

NEW PORT PROJECT STEERING COMMITTEE
QATAR EMIRI NAVAL FORCES BASE
CONTRACT NUMBER - NPP/0050
SPECIFICATION SECTION 6 - ROADWORKS

CONTENTS
1.

INTRODUCTION ................................................................................................................ 7
1.1

Reference Documents ........................................................................................................ 7

1.2

Abbreviations ...................................................................................................................... 7

2.

SCOPE ............................................................................................................................... 8

3.

STANDARDS, CODES AND SPECIFICATIONS ........................................................... 110
3.1

Reference to Standards .................................................................................................... 10

3.2

Government Published Specifications, Regulations, Notices and Circulars .................... 10

4.

AMENDMENTS TO QCS 2010 ........................................................................................ 12
4.1

QCS 2010 Section 1: GENERAL ..................................................................................... 12
4.1.1

4.2

5.

Part 8 Quality Assurance ..................................................................................... 12

QCS 2010 Section 6: ROADWORKS ............................................................................... 12
4.2.1

Part 1 General ..................................................................................................... 12

4.2.2

Part 3 Earthworks ................................................................................................ 12

4.2.3

Part 4 Unbound Pavement Materials ................................................................... 13

4.2.4

Part 5 Asphalt Works ........................................................................................... 15

4.2.5

Part 5 Asphalt Works ........................................................................................... 17

4.2.6

Part 14 Road Drainage ........................................................................................ 17

PART 17: SPECIFICATION FOR HEAVY DUTY PAVEMENTS – BERTH FACILITIES. 19
5.1

Introduction ....................................................................................................................... 19

5.2

Scope ................................................................................................................................ 19

5.3

Pavement Types ............................................................................................................... 20

5.4

Extent of Pavements ........................................................................................................ 20

5.5

Interaction with Other Works ............................................................................................ 20

6.

CONSTRUCTION REQUIREMENTS .............................................................................. 21
6.1

Codes and Standard Specifications ................................................................................. 21

6.2

Compaction Requirements ............................................................................................... 22

6.3

Construction Requirements .............................................................................................. 23

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6.4
7.

Testing Requirements ...................................................................................................... 23
SUBGRADE PREPARATION........................................................................................... 24

7.1

General ............................................................................................................................. 24

7.2

Proof Rolling - Subgrade .................................................................................................. 24

7.3

Subgrade Replacement .................................................................................................... 24

7.4

Plate Load Testing ............................................................................................................ 24

7.5

Selected Fill Placement .................................................................................................... 25

7.6

Level and Surface Control ................................................................................................ 25

7.7

Testing Frequency ............................................................................................................ 25

8.

UNBOUND PAVEMENT MATERIALS ............................................................................. 27
8.1

Scope ................................................................................................................................ 27

8.2

Material Requirements ..................................................................................................... 27

8.3

Construction Requirements .............................................................................................. 27

9.

CEMENT BOUND GRANULAR MATERIAL .................................................................... 29
9.1

Scope ................................................................................................................................ 29

9.2

Material Requirements ..................................................................................................... 29

9.3

Trial Mixes ........................................................................................................................ 29

9.4

Construction...................................................................................................................... 29
9.4.1

Transport.............................................................................................................. 29

9.4.2

Laying and Compaction ....................................................................................... 30

9.4.3

Working Time ....................................................................................................... 31

9.4.4

Curing, Protection and Trafficking ....................................................................... 31

9.5

Treatment of Surface of CBGM ........................................................................................ 32

9.6

Testing and Frequency ..................................................................................................... 32

9.7

Preliminary Trial ................................................................................................................ 32

10.

CONCRETE BLOCK PAVEMENTS ................................................................................. 34
10.1

Scope ........................................................................................................................... 34

10.2

Material Requirements ................................................................................................. 34

10.3

Bedding Sand (Laying Course Material) ...................................................................... 35

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10.3.1 Material Requirements ......................................................................................... 35
10.3.2 Sampling and Testing .......................................................................................... 36
10.3.3 Testing Frequency ............................................................................................... 36
10.3.4 Construction Requirements ................................................................................. 37
10.4

Paving Units ................................................................................................................. 38
10.4.1 Requirements for Products .................................................................................. 38
10.4.2 Sampling and Testing of Pavers .......................................................................... 39
10.4.3 Testing Frequency ............................................................................................... 39
10.4.4 Construction Requirements ................................................................................. 40
10.4.5 Initial Compaction ................................................................................................ 41

10.5

Joint Filling Material ..................................................................................................... 42
10.5.1 Material Requirements ......................................................................................... 42
10.5.2 Sampling and Testing .......................................................................................... 42
10.5.3 Joint Filling and Final Compaction ....................................................................... 42

10.6

Joint Sand Consolidation ............................................................................................. 43

10.7

Finished Surface .......................................................................................................... 43

10.8

Edge and Intermediate Restraints and Level Control .................................................. 44

10.9

Bedding Sand Drainage ............................................................................................... 45

10.10

Paving Trial .................................................................................................................. 45

11.

FILLING ............................................................................................................................ 46
11.1

Filling of QENFB Berth Areas and Main Control Gate (Where Applicable) ................. 46
11.1.1 Unsuitable Fill Materials....................................................................................... 46
11.1.2 General Acceptability of Fill Material ................................................................... 46
11.1.3 General Requirements for Filling ......................................................................... 48
11.1.4 Ownership & Retention of Fill Materials .............................................................. 48
11.1.5 Handling & Storage of Fill Materials .................................................................... 48
11.1.6 Haulage of Fill Materials ...................................................................................... 48
11.1.7 Fill materials Allowed to Deteriorate or to Become Unsuitable ........................... 48
11.1.8 Placement of Fill Materials................................................................................... 49

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.1...................1............NEW PORT PROJECT STEERING COMMITTEE QATAR EMIRI NAVAL FORCES BASE CONTRACT NUMBER ........0 engineering0..................................... 50 11......................................14 Completion of Formations.....ROADWORKS 11................................................................1......... 49 11.......................................................17 Disposal of Surplus Material ....15 Protection of Earthworks Final Surfaces & Formations ................ 53 11.... 54 j:2540.....1........doc : 9254-03-CI-SPC-2001 Rev 0 : 23 December 2014 Page 6 of 54 .............................................01 ci-civil0...............12 Compaction Testing .....16 Settlement of Earthworks..................1................11 Moisture Content of Fill Materials .qenfb infrastructure and utility buildings\tender\specifications254-03-ci-spc-20010254-03-ci-spc-2001_0....13 Compaction Trials ................NPP/0050 SPECIFICATION SECTION 6 ........................................... 53 11..................................18 Tolerances of Final Surfaces & Formations for Earthworks ........................1........................................1...............10 Compaction of Fill Materials ................01 nbc-03 (cp25) ..................01...............9 Overfilling ......... 50 11..............................................1....1.......... 54 11.....................1.............................. 50 11...... 54 11... 52 11............................................................

pavements and storm water drainage in the Qatar Emiri Naval Forces Base (QENFB) under Contract Number NPP/0050.NEW PORT PROJECT STEERING COMMITTEE QATAR EMIRI NAVAL FORCES BASE CONTRACT NUMBER .01 nbc-03 (cp25) .01.1 Reference Documents The following documents have been referenced in this report: • Qatar Construction Specifications 2010 • Qatar Highway Design Manual and Qatar Traffic Manual.0 engineering0.01 ci-civil0. • Section 29 – General Requirements and Conditions • Section 30 – Preferred Vendor List 1. additional project specification for heavy duty pavement including amendments to QCS 2010. INTRODUCTION This specification has been prepared for the construction of roads. 1.NPP/0050 SPECIFICATION SECTION 6 .doc : 9254-03-CI-SPC-2001 Rev 0 : 23 December 2014 Page 7 of 54 .This specification document is carried out in compliance with Section 6 Roadworks of Qatar Construction Specification (QCS 2010).2 Abbreviations MOE Ministry of Environment QENFB Qatar Emiri Naval Forces Base QHDM Qatar Highway Design Manual QTM Qatar Traffic Manual NPP New Port Project QCS Qatar Construction Specification CONTRACTOR As defined in Project Contract Documents EMPLOYER As defined in Project Contract Documents ENGINEER As defined in Project Contract Documents j:2540.ROADWORKS 1.qenfb infrastructure and utility buildings\tender\specifications254-03-ci-spc-20010254-03-ci-spc-2001_0.

Where standards are listed in QCS 2010 the latest editions of the standards shall be applicable. Additional Requirements Refer to Part 17 Specification for heavy duty Pavements. Part 10 Traffic Signs. Where there are discrepancies between this Specification and QCS 2010 the provision of this Specification shall be applicable. Markings and Studs Part 13 Traffic Signals Part 14 Road Drainage Part 15 Geosynthetics Part 16 Miscellaneous j:2540.For Concrete Block Pavement including Edge & Intermediate Restraints (in Berth areas). The works to be executed under this Contract shall comply with.For Cement Bound Granular Materials (Berth areas).qenfb infrastructure and utility buildings\tender\specifications254-03-ci-spc-20010254-03-ci-spc-2001_0.For Filling.01 nbc-03 (cp25) .ROADWORKS 2. Refer to Part 17 Specification for heavy duty Pavements. Section 6 ROADWORKS of QCS 2010. but not limited to Section 1 General. all of the provisions of QCS 2010. authorities amendments to QCS 2010 and the additional specifications specific to the project. the Contractor shall propose appropriate alternative standards for Engineer’s approval. Section 6 shall apply. Where standards have been superseded.01 ci-civil0. Part 7 Vehicle Crash Barriers Part 8 Kerbs.NPP/0050 SPECIFICATION SECTION 6 . Part 4 Part 5 Asphalt Works Part 6 Concrete Road Pavements .0 engineering0.01. Except where expressly stated otherwise. Footways and Paved Areas . Refer to Part 17 Specification for heavy duty Pavements.NEW PORT PROJECT STEERING COMMITTEE QATAR EMIRI NAVAL FORCES BASE CONTRACT NUMBER .doc : 9254-03-CI-SPC-2001 Rev 0 : 23 December 2014 Page 8 of 54 . SCOPE The Scope of work includes construction of roads inside the Qatar Emiri Naval Forces Base under Contract Number NPP/0050. as follows: Applicable QCS Parts in Section 6 Part 1 General Part 2 Site Clearance Part 3 Earthworks Unbound Pavement Materials .

Related to Drainage Works SECTION 8 Part 2 Earthworks SECTION 8 Part 3 Pipes and Fittings Materials SECTION 8 Part 4 Pipeline Installation SECTION 8 Part 5 Valves.01.01 nbc-03 (cp25) .doc : 9254-03-CI-SPC-2001 Rev 0 : 23 December 2014 Page 9 of 54 .qenfb infrastructure and utility buildings\tender\specifications254-03-ci-spc-20010254-03-ci-spc-2001_0. Penstocks and Appurtenance SECTION 8 Part 7 Miscellaneous GRP Works SECTION 8 Part 8 Protective Coatings and Painting SECTION 19 Part 3 Plumbing Pipework in Trenches Additional Parts to QCS Part 17 Specification for Heavy Duty Pavements (additional) j:2540.NEW PORT PROJECT STEERING COMMITTEE QATAR EMIRI NAVAL FORCES BASE CONTRACT NUMBER .01 ci-civil0.NPP/0050 SPECIFICATION SECTION 6 .0 engineering0.ROADWORKS Additional Parts from QCS 2010.

ST AND ARDS. • The Code of Practice and Specification for Road Openings in the Highway prepared by the previous Ministry of Industry & Public Works.NPP/0050 SPECIFICATION SECTION 6 . regulations. CODES AND SPECIFICATIONS 3. and circulars: • The Qatar Construction Specification (QCS) issued by the Qatar Standards. January 1992. The works shall be executed in accordance with the following Government specifications.ROADWORKS 3. • The Qatar Traffic Manual prepared by the former Ministry of Public Works and the Qatar Highway Design Manual prepared by MMAA. 1997. notices or circulars issued by the Public Works Authority.1 Reference to S tandards A.01 ci-civil0.01 nbc-03 (cp25) . the Supreme Council for the Environment and Natural Reserves or the appropriate local Municipality prior to the date of the announcement inviting tenderers. Ministry of Environment.qenfb infrastructure and utility buildings\tender\specifications254-03-ci-spc-20010254-03-ci-spc-2001_0. • The Qatar Survey Manual prepared by the Survey Section of the former Ministry of Industry & Public Works. • Any current and relevant regulations. notices.01.0 engineering0. specifications and drawings specified herein shall be read in conjunction with QCS 2010. the Qatar General Organisation for Standards and Metrology. B. The latest revisions of the codes. Section 11 (Health and Safety). 3. standards.doc : 9254-03-CI-SPC-2001 Rev 0 : 23 December 2014 Page 10 of 54 . Regulations. • The Traffic Control at Road Works Manual issued by the former Ministry of Industry & Public Works.NEW PORT PROJECT STEERING COMMITTEE QATAR EMIRI NAVAL FORCES BASE CONTRACT NUMBER . • The Guide for Civil Users of Explosives in Qatar prepared by the former Ministry of Public Works. Translations of standards not written in English shall also be provided where necessary. j:2540. Notices and Circulars A. The Contractor shall provide copies to the Engineer of all referenced standards applicable to the work being undertaken.2 Government Published Specifications. Ministry of Municipal Affairs & Agriculture (including the previous Ministry of Public Works and the previous Ministry of Industry and Public Works). 2010 and all revisions and addenda issued by the same ministry prior to the date of the announcement inviting tenderers. Laboratories and Standardisation Affairs.

regulations. Vendor specification requirements.NEW PORT PROJECT STEERING COMMITTEE QATAR EMIRI NAVAL FORCES BASE CONTRACT NUMBER . etc or any correspondence refers to a Government Ministry. • State of Qatar Law No. specification. • The Method of Measurement for Road and Bridgeworks published by the Ministry of Industry and Public Works. • Developer’s Drainage Guide prepared by the Public Works Authority. notices and circulars referred to in A above.NPP/0050 SPECIFICATION SECTION 6 .01.ROADWORKS • State of Qatar Law No.doc : 9254-03-CI-SPC-2001 Rev 0 : 23 December 2014 Page 11 of 54 .0 engineering0. 30 of 2002 and all subsequent amendments concerning “The Environment and Natural Resources Protection” – Articles 6. division. department. Civil Engineering Department . D. Where any standard publication. division. (6) of 1987 and all subsequent amendments concerning Materials and Equipment from Qatar or other CCASG countries. 19 & 35. notice. 17.01 nbc-03 (cp25) . department. 2. 2007. The Contractor shall be deemed to have his own copy of the Government specifications. Shop drawings as per local authorities’ requirements. regulation. etc it will be deemed to be the same as any successor Ministry. j:2540.01 ci-civil0. etc which has or may subsequently be officially promulgated by the Government of the State of Qatar. B.qenfb infrastructure and utility buildings\tender\specifications254-03-ci-spc-20010254-03-ci-spc-2001_0. 1987. section. section. Coordination and installation sequence during construction shall include but not limited to: 1. C.

2 Reference Add new Test 9 as follows: BS 1377 Test 9 Determination of the soil pH value.2 Part 3 Ea rt hw orks 3.2 QCS 2010 Section 6: RO ADWORKS 4.2.doc : 9254-03-CI-SPC-2001 Rev 0 : 23 December 2014 Page 12 of 54 .16 Appendix C – Sampling and Testing Frequencies Delete Footnote 2 and insert the below text: Footnote 2: All testing will have to be carried out on site by an independent designated laboratory irrespective of whether the materials have been tested by the manufacturer or by an intermediate party (such as asphalt.01 nbc-03 (cp25) . contractor) or the availability of the conformity certificates. AME NDMENTS TO QCS 2010 4. • 3.0 engineering0.3.ROADWORKS 4.1 QCS 2010 Section 1: GENERAL 4.1 Part 8 Q ualit y Assura nce • 8.3.3 MATERIAL • 3.NEW PORT PROJECT STEERING COMMITTEE QATAR EMIRI NAVAL FORCES BASE CONTRACT NUMBER .2.1 GENERAL • 3.qenfb infrastructure and utility buildings\tender\specifications254-03-ci-spc-20010254-03-ci-spc-2001_0.1.01 ci-civil0.4 Materials Testing Delete Item 2 and replace with the below text: In addition to these requirements the Contractor shall provide a fully equipped site laboratory for all routine tests and shall arrange for materials and samples to be transported to the Ministry of Environment (MOE) for testing or otherwise specified by the Engineer or the Project Documentation.1. 3. 4.1 Part 1 G ene ral • 1. 4.075mm sieve.5 Selected Fill j:2540. Add new paragraph (j) as follows (j) Solid having a pH value <7 or >9. concrete etc.01.3 Unsuitable Material Delete Item (i) and replace with the below text: (i) Soil having more than 20% passing the 0.NPP/0050 SPECIFICATION SECTION 6 .

1 Scope Add new paragraph 3 as follows: Materials: The materials included by the specification are: a) Crushed Rock/Crushed Gravel subbase and b) Crushed Rock/Crushed Gravel Road base 4. thickness California Bearing Ratio and other properties of the materials or workmanship.ROADWORKS Delete Item (a) and (b) and replace with the below text: (a) The material passing the 0. In all excavations. 4.3 Part 4 Unbou nd Pavement Mat erials 4.10 TESTING • 3.2 Testing Degree of Compaction Delete Item 5 and replace with the below text: In cases of non-uniformity of test results the Engineer may instruct that the density-in-place of earthworks layers be tested by the Sand Cone Method as per the procedure in BS 1377 in all cases. • 3. (b) The liquid limit shall not exceed 35% and the plasticity index shall not exceed 6%.075 mm sieve shall be less than 20 %.01.1 GENERAL 4.2. compaction. Add a new Item (d) as follows: (d) PH of the soil shall be min 7 – max 9.NEW PORT PROJECT STEERING COMMITTEE QATAR EMIRI NAVAL FORCES BASE CONTRACT NUMBER . 3.5.10.01 nbc-03 (cp25) .1.0 engineering0. • 3.2 Excavating High Level areas Delete paragraph 4 and substitute with the following: 4.doc : 9254-03-CI-SPC-2001 Rev 0 : 23 December 2014 Page 13 of 54 .NPP/0050 SPECIFICATION SECTION 6 . the groundwater level shall be maintained at least 900mm below the formation level.01 ci-civil0.qenfb infrastructure and utility buildings\tender\specifications254-03-ci-spc-20010254-03-ci-spc-2001_0.4 MIX DESIGNS – TITLE TO BE REPLACED WITH: “ROAD BASE AND SUB-BASE MATERIAL” Delete Item 6 and substitute with the following: j:2540.1 General Delete paragraph and substitute with the following: The Contractor shall be responsible for verifying adherence to the specification of moisture content. and shall supply this information to the Engineer for approval before placement of subsequent layers.10.

2 or 2. 4.6 (4.ROADWORKS 6.36 0.doc : 9254-03-CI-SPC-2001 Rev 0 : 23 December 2014 Page 14 of 54 .NPP/0050 SPECIFICATION SECTION 6 . The aggregate bases shall conform to the class A.425 0.01 ci-civil0.9 TESTING • 4. substrata conditions and traffic level.01 nbc-03 (cp25) .9. j:2540. When tested in accordance with test 2.qenfb infrastructure and utility buildings\tender\specifications254-03-ci-spc-20010254-03-ci-spc-2001_0.1: Gradation Table for Aggregates Used in Base (a) and Sub-Base (b) (a) Road Base – Class A Sieve Size (mm) 63 50 37.2 Compaction Delete Item 1 and replace with the below text: The sub-base or road base shall be compacted and tested for acceptance in accordance with CML 12-97 and BS 1377.5 25 20 10 5 2.0 engineering0.5 100 60-90 25 70-90 42-77 20 60-90 35-70 10 45-75 25-60 5 35-65 15-40 2.075 0-15 2-9 Note: the selection of subbase class is dependent on the subgrade CBR value. The aggregate sub bases shall conform to the class B or class C as given in Table 4.425 15-30 5-15 0. Table 4.NEW PORT PROJECT STEERING COMMITTEE QATAR EMIRI NAVAL FORCES BASE CONTRACT NUMBER .075 Percentage Passing 100 70-100 55-85 50-80 40-70 30-60 20-50 10-30 5-15 (b) Road Subbase – Class B & Class C BS Sieve Size Percentage Passing Note (mm) Class (Heavy Class C (Low CBR Traffic) Fully and/or Partially Saturated Areas) 60 100 50 90-100 37. Two tests every 500m² shall be carried out unless otherwise directed by the Engineer.1.1 of BS 1377 Part 9:1990 a minimum density of 100 % of the maximum dry density of the material tested in accordance with BS 1377 Part 4 test 3.5 kg Ramer method) shall be attained.01.36 25-50 10-26 0.

5.0 engineering0.2. the resultant mixture will meet the required gradation.2. shale. CBM.01.11.01 ci-civil0. Any layer containing deviations or variations exceeding the tolerances specified here shall be corrected or removed and replaced in accordance with the instructions of the Engineer and to his satisfaction.1 Fine Aggregate Delete Item 1 and replace with the below text: Fine aggregate is that portion of the mineral aggregate passing the 4. Coarse aggregate shall consist of crushed natural stones and gravel.qenfb infrastructure and utility buildings\tender\specifications254-03-ci-spc-20010254-03-ci-spc-2001_0.2.NEW PORT PROJECT STEERING COMMITTEE QATAR EMIRI NAVAL FORCES BASE CONTRACT NUMBER .11 SAMPLING TESTING AND ACCEPTANCE • 5.2 MATERIALS • 5. Crushed particles shall be cubic and angular in shape and shall not be thin.76mm BS Sieve.6 Evenness of Surface (Surface Roughness) Delete all paragraphs and substitute with the following: a. The Contractor shall put at the disposal of the Engineer a 3 m long straightedge and a crown template of sturdy and approved design and enough labour to assist in the checking operations. 3. The Engineer shall test the evenness of surface for each course of various asphalt paving courses and other pavement layers to determine compliance.ROADWORKS 4. Table 5-3: Irregularity requirements for asphalt courses of minor roads and other pavement layers AC Wearing Course of Minor Roads only AC Intermediate and AC Base Course of Minor roads.2 Coarse Aggregate Delete paragraph 1 and substitute with the following: Coarse aggregate is that portion of the mineral aggregate retained on the 4. • 5.3. Base and Sub base layers Irregularity 4mm 4mm Length (m) 300 75 300 75 300 75 300 75 Number of Irregularities 20 9 4 1 40 18 9 2 7mm 7mm j:2540.4 Part 5 Asphalt Works 5.doc : 9254-03-CI-SPC-2001 Rev 0 : 23 December 2014 Page 15 of 54 . Specific Gravity of individual fraction (size) of approved aggregates shall not vary by more than ± 1%.Minor Roads & all other pavement layers except wearing course of major roads 1. The longitudinal regularity of the surface of various pavement layers shall be within the relevant limits given in Table 5. flaky or elongated. 4.NPP/0050 SPECIFICATION SECTION 6 . 2. etc. The gradation shall be such that when combined with other aggregate fraction in proper proportions.01 nbc-03 (cp25) .76mm BS sieve. Coarse aggregates shall be of uniform quality and free from decomposed stone.

3 metres and 3.Flexible Pavement: Average value over a 400 metre section < 0. The rideability (Roughness) of the finished wearing course when tested with a Laser Road Surface testing Machine shall have an IRI (International Roughness Index) not exceeding the following values: • New Construction . Where the total length of pavement is less than 300 m the measurements shall be taken in 75 m lengths.Major Roads with design speed 80kph or greater.01 nbc-03 (cp25) . Sections shorter than 300 m forming part of a longer pavement shall be assessed using the number of irregularities for a 300 m length prorated to the nearest whole number. 7. and shall have an IRI (International Roughness Index) not exceeding the following values: . Directional ramps on bridges or interchanges and tunnels of minimum length of 500m and with widely spaced joints of more than 25m should be tested.Average value over a 400 metre section < 0.90 m/km.New construction.0 engineering0.ROADWORKS 5.01 ci-civil0. 6.8 3.90 m/km j:2540.qenfb infrastructure and utility buildings\tender\specifications254-03-ci-spc-20010254-03-ci-spc-2001_0.3 above shall be tested with a rolling straight edge along any line or lines parallel to the centre line of the pavement on sections of 300 m selected by the Engineer. whether or not it is constructed in shorter lengths. • The minimum length of any pavement section to be tested shall be 500m.01. filtered between (a) 1 metre and 3. Any irregularity is a variation of not less than 4 mm or 7 mm of the profile of the road surface as measured by a rolling straight edge. No irregularity exceeding 10 mm shall be permitted.5 m/km (Not more than 2 values per 400 metres) .3 metres and 13 metres shall not exceed the following values: Filtering Length (m) Amplitude Tolerance (mm) 1 to 3.doc : 9254-03-CI-SPC-2001 Rev 0 : 23 December 2014 Page 16 of 54 .NPP/0050 SPECIFICATION SECTION 6 . Pavements shall also be measured transversely for irregularities at points decided by the Engineer by a 3 m long straight edge placed at right angles to the centre line of the road. The maximum allowable differences between the pavement surface and the straight edge shall be 3 mm b. Peak individual value over a 25 metre section shall be < 1.3 1. • • The amplitude of the longitudinal profile of the road.3 to 13 4 • All humps and depressions exceeding the specified tolerance shall be corrected by removing the defective work and replacing it with new material as directed by the Engineer at the Contractor’s cost.NEW PORT PROJECT STEERING COMMITTEE QATAR EMIRI NAVAL FORCES BASE CONTRACT NUMBER . unless otherwise instructed by the Engineer. Compliance with Table 5.

2.qenfb infrastructure and utility buildings\tender\specifications254-03-ci-spc-20010254-03-ci-spc-2001_0.3 Pipe j:2540.NPP/0050 SPECIFICATION SECTION 6 .0 engineering0. deflection and maximum deformation criteria specified in BS EN 124. parking areas and other links (with a length less than the minimum length specified or those constructed of closely spaced joints shall be excluded. • Ramps. 4. acceleration and deceleration lanes. c.2. Manhole covers and gratings shall be formed from ductile iron to BS 2789 / ISO 1083.ROADWORKS . shoulders.01 ci-civil0.2 MATERIALS • 5.doc : 9254-03-CI-SPC-2001 Rev 0 : 23 December 2014 Page 17 of 54 .20 m/km • Individual roughness readings at joints in rigid pavement shall be excluded during processing of the roughness data and shall be ignored in the analysis. All covers and grating with loading class F900 shall withstand the test load.5 MANHOLE COVERS AND GULLY GRATINGS Add new item 15 with the below text: 15.9 TRENCH SOAKAWAYS • 14.Rigid Pavement: Average value over a 400 metre section < 1.1 Fine Aggregate Delete Item 1 and replace with the below text: Fine aggregate is that portion of the mineral aggregate passing the 4. 4. Pavement within 20m of Bridge decks or railroad crossings shall be also excluded. for each loading category. U Turn lanes.76mm BS sieve. measured with a 3m straightedge laid in any direction.01 nbc-03 (cp25) . the finished surfaces of the individual layers shall fall within the following maximum tolerances.2. sides street tie-ins. • The roughness measurements shall be undertaken at minimum 1 week before opening to the traffic • The minimum length of the rectification work undertaken shall be 100m.6 Part 14 Road D rain age 14. loops. • All rectified segments shall be re-tested following the completion of rectification work at no additional cost to the client.01. service roads. 14.5 Surface Layer Finished Surface Tolerance (mm) Base Course 6 Binder Course 6 Wearing Course 4 Part 5 Asphalt Works 5.9.Surface tolerance for Bituminous Courses At final compaction.NEW PORT PROJECT STEERING COMMITTEE QATAR EMIRI NAVAL FORCES BASE CONTRACT NUMBER .

0 engineering0. Pipe perforations shall be 10mm diameter in staggered rows around the circumference of the pipe with a pitch of 40degrees.NEW PORT PROJECT STEERING COMMITTEE QATAR EMIRI NAVAL FORCES BASE CONTRACT NUMBER . • 14.doc : 9254-03-CI-SPC-2001 Rev 0 : 23 December 2014 Page 18 of 54 . All concrete works shall comply with the requirements of Section 5 of the specification. j:2540. Chambers shall also conform in all respects to the requirements for surface water drainage manholes in Section 8.01.qenfb infrastructure and utility buildings\tender\specifications254-03-ci-spc-20010254-03-ci-spc-2001_0.NPP/0050 SPECIFICATION SECTION 6 .01 nbc-03 (cp25) .9. The longitudinal spacing between each row of holes shall be 200mm. Concrete shall be Grade C40.ROADWORKS Delete Item 1 and replace with the below text: 1.6 Catchpit Chambers Delete Item 2 and replace with the below text: 2. The pipe shall be a 300mm HDPE perforated pipe supported on 20mm nominal single-size coarse aggregate bedding conforming to Section 8. Sulphate Resisting Cement shall be used. Chambers shall consist of rectangular reinforced concrete sections with internal dimension 700 x 1600mm.01 ci-civil0.

placement and testing of materials from subgrade level to finished surface level.doc : 9254-03-CI-SPC-2001 Rev 0 : 23 December 2014 Page 19 of 54 .01 nbc-03 (cp25) .NPP/0050 SPECIFICATION SECTION 6 .01. A list of Detailed Drawings is presented below: Drawing Number Drawing Title 9254-03-PV-CI-DRG-2106 PAVEMENT LAYOUT – SHEET 6 OF 25 9254-03-PV-CI-DRG-2107 PAVEMENT LAYOUT – SHEET 7 OF 25 9254-03-PV-CI-DRG-2108 PAVEMENT LAYOUT – SHEET 8 OF 25 9254-03-PV-CI-DRG-2110 PAVEMENT LAYOUT – SHEET 10 OF 25 9254-03-PV-CI-DRG-2111 PAVEMENT LAYOUT – SHEET 11 OF 25 9254-03-PV-CI-DRG-2112 PAVEMENT LAYOUT – SHEET 12 OF 25 9254-03-PV-CI-DRG-2114 PAVEMENT LAYOUT – SHEET 14 OF 25 9254-03-PV-CI-DRG-2115 PAVEMENT LAYOUT – SHEET 15 OF 25 9254-03-PV-CI-DRG-2116 PAVEMENT LAYOUT – SHEET 16 OF 25 9254-03-PV-CI-DRG-2201 PAVEMENT DETAILS j:2540. and the supply.2 Scope The scope of work shall include construction of new pavements in the QENFB Berth Areas. 5.1 P ART 17: SPECIFIC ATION FOR HE AVY DUTY P AVEMENTS – BERTH FACILITIES Introduction This section provides project specific specification for heavy duty pavements for QENFB Berth Areas under the Contract Number NPP/0050 of the Qatar Emiri Naval Forces Base. The location and different types of pavements to be constructed in the berth area are as shown on the Drawings and described in this Specification.NEW PORT PROJECT STEERING COMMITTEE QATAR EMIRI NAVAL FORCES BASE CONTRACT NUMBER . Structural fill material will be placed and compacted in layers up to the formation or subgrade level to achieve the minimum compaction requirements specified in the Detailed Design Report.ROADWORKS 5.qenfb infrastructure and utility buildings\tender\specifications254-03-ci-spc-20010254-03-ci-spc-2001_0.0 engineering0. The scope included in this Detailed Specification covers the preparation of the subgrade. 5. The items of work comprising compaction of the existing soil and filling to top of subgrade level are not covered by this Specification. and forms an additional part. PART 17 to the Section 6 – Roadworks Specification of QCS 2010.01 ci-civil0.

4 Extent of P avem ents The extents of different types of pavements to be constructed are as shown on the Detailed Drawings. potable and firewater lines.0 engineering0.qenfb infrastructure and utility buildings\tender\specifications254-03-ci-spc-20010254-03-ci-spc-2001_0.3 Pavement Types Design requires two types of heavy pavements to be constructed: • Pavement Type 5 • Pavement Type 6 5. and electrical services are not shown on the Pavement Drawings. j:2540.01. Therefore. 5. • Any conflict of services or other infrastructure with the construction of the pavements shall be brought to the notice of the Engineer prior to commencement of any construction works.doc : 9254-03-CI-SPC-2001 Rev 0 : 23 December 2014 Page 20 of 54 . including stormwater and wastewater drainage.01 nbc-03 (cp25) . the Contractor shall refer to other drawings and specifications relevant for the project and make himself aware of the other services and infrastructure present in the area prior to commencement of any pavement construction works.NPP/0050 SPECIFICATION SECTION 6 .ROADWORKS 5.5 Interaction w ith Other Works The details for the civil services. • CONTRACTOR shall coordinate with others to ensure that there are no conflicts.NEW PORT PROJECT STEERING COMMITTEE QATAR EMIRI NAVAL FORCES BASE CONTRACT NUMBER .01 ci-civil0.

doc : 9254-03-CI-SPC-2001 Rev 0 : 23 December 2014 Page 21 of 54 .01 ci-civil0. 6. as Mixing Water for Concrete BS EN 1097-1: 1996 – Tests for mechanical and physical properties of aggregates – Part 1: Determination of the resistance to wear (Micro-Deval) BS EN 1097-5: 2009 – Tests for mechanical and physical properties of aggregates – Part 5: Determination of Determination of the water content by drying in a ventilated oven.1 CONSTRUCTION REQUIREMENTS Codes and S tandard Specifications The latest revisions of the codes.Specification for Sampling. BS EN 1338:2003 – Concrete paving blocks – Requirements and test methods BS 1377-4: 1990 – Methods of test for soils for civil engineering purposes – Part 4: Compaction related tests BS 1881-115: 1986 – Testing concrete – Part 115: Specification for compression testing machines for concrete BS 3690-1:1989 – Bitumen for building and civil engineering – Specification for bitumen for roads and other paved areas j:2540. Testing and Assessing the Suitability of Water. performance.qenfb infrastructure and utility buildings\tender\specifications254-03-ci-spc-20010254-03-ci-spc-2001_0. Including Water Recovered from Processes in the Concrete Industry. nominal size of apertures BS EN 1008: 2002 – Mixing Water for Concrete . When an edition date is not indicated for a code or standard.NEW PORT PROJECT STEERING COMMITTEE QATAR EMIRI NAVAL FORCES BASE CONTRACT NUMBER .01 nbc-03 (cp25) .NPP/0050 SPECIFICATION SECTION 6 . the latest edition in force at the time of contract award shall apply.ROADWORKS 6.0 engineering0. specifications and drawings specified herein shall be read in conjunction with and shall form part of this specification. standards.01. production and conformity BS 812-111: 1990 – Testing aggregates – Part 111: Methods for determination of ten percent fines value (TFV) BS EN 933-1:1997 –Tests for geometrical properties of aggregates – Part 1: Determination of particle size distribution – sieving method BS EN 933-2:1996 – Tests for geometrical properties of aggregates – Part 1: Determination of particle size distribution – Test sieves. including: Qatar Construction Standard (QCS) 2010: Part 3 Earthworks Qatar Construction Standard (QCS) 2010: Part 4 Unbound Pavement Materials Qatar Construction Standard (QCS) 2010: Part 6 Concrete Road Pavements BS EN 206-1:2000 – Concrete – Part 1: Specification.

NEW PORT PROJECT STEERING COMMITTEE QATAR EMIRI NAVAL FORCES BASE CONTRACT NUMBER . ambiguity or discrepancy. the provisions with the most stringent shall apply.qenfb infrastructure and utility buildings\tender\specifications254-03-ci-spc-20010254-03-ci-spc-2001_0. natural stone or concrete pavers – Part 3: Code of practice for laying precast concrete paving blocks and clay pavers for flexible pavements BS 8110-1:1997 – Structural use of concrete – Part 1: Code of practice for design and construction BS 8500-1:2006 – Concrete – Complementary British Standard to BS EN 206-1 – Part 1: Method of specifying and guidance for the specifier BS EN 12620:2002 BS EN 14227:2004 – Aggregates for concrete – Hydraulically bound mixtures – Specifications – Part 1: Cement bound granular mixtures In the event of conflict. subbase and base course.01. 6.2 Compaction Requirements For subgrade.NPP/0050 SPECIFICATION SECTION 6 .Specification for bitumen for industrial purposes BS 4449:2005 – Steel for the reinforcement of concrete BS 7533-3: 2005 – Pavements constructed with clay.5 kg rammer method).0 engineering0.doc : 9254-03-CI-SPC-2001 Rev 0 : 23 December 2014 Page 22 of 54 .01 nbc-03 (cp25) . The compaction requirements for the subgrade and various pavement layers are as follows: Pavement Layer or Location Minimum Compaction Requirement Fill material placed below the top 500mm of formation (subgrade) level 95% of the modified Proctor maximum dry density throughout Fill material placed within the top 500mm of formation (subgrade) level 98% of the modified Proctor maximum dry density Base and Subbase Granular Material 100% of the modified Proctor maximum dry density Cement Bound Granular Material (CBGM) 100% of the modified Proctor maximum dry density j:2540.ROADWORKS BS 3690-2:1989 – Bitumens for building and civil engineering .01 ci-civil0. • BS 1377 Test 13 heavy compaction test (4. the required compaction is expressed in terms of density relative to the maximum density determined by one of the following methods: • Modified Proctor Method to ASTM D1557 or AASHTO T180.

qenfb infrastructure and utility buildings\tender\specifications254-03-ci-spc-20010254-03-ci-spc-2001_0.3 Construction Requirem ents Prior to the construction of any pavement layer.ROADWORKS 6. 6.01. including all materials and workmanship and testing work not otherwise specified.doc : 9254-03-CI-SPC-2001 Rev 0 : 23 December 2014 Page 23 of 54 .NPP/0050 SPECIFICATION SECTION 6 .NEW PORT PROJECT STEERING COMMITTEE QATAR EMIRI NAVAL FORCES BASE CONTRACT NUMBER .01 ci-civil0.0 engineering0.4 Testing Requirements All testing works. shall comply with the relevant provisions of all Qatar codes of practice. the Contractor shall secure the Engineer’s approval that the underlying layer has been constructed as specified.01 nbc-03 (cp25) . j:2540.

The Contractor shall supply a detailed Method Statement including details of the equipment and kentledge to be used. 7. The Contractor shall supply details of the operator’s experience for the approval of the Engineer.4 Plate Load Testing Plate Load Testing shall be undertaken to identify the presence of soft or otherwise unsuitable material. The test equipment shall be in general accordance with BS 1377. Acceptable proof rolling shall be taken to be no visible signs of deformation or instability in the subgrade.NEW PORT PROJECT STEERING COMMITTEE QATAR EMIRI NAVAL FORCES BASE CONTRACT NUMBER .01 ci-civil0.ROADWORKS 7. The test shall be conducted by an experienced operator. with a tyre pressure of 750kPa. The roller shall be operated for a maximum of two coverage’s where one coverage is defined as one application of the roller to each point on the subgrade surface. 7.5.Subgrade Following completion of subgrade compaction. 7. Proof rolling of the subgrade shall be a designated Witness (or Hold) Point. j:2540. the whole of the subgrade area shall be inspected by proof rolling to identify the presence of soft or otherwise unsuitable material.NPP/0050 SPECIFICATION SECTION 6 . trimming.1 SUBGRADE PREPAR ATION General The subgrade preparation shall be carried out to comply with the requirements of QCS Section 6 Part 3 Earthworks and this Specification.qenfb infrastructure and utility buildings\tender\specifications254-03-ci-spc-20010254-03-ci-spc-2001_0. Proof rolling of the subgrade shall be undertaken as directed by the Engineer using a pneumatic tyred roller loaded to minimum 2 tonnes per wheel.doc : 9254-03-CI-SPC-2001 Rev 0 : 23 December 2014 Page 24 of 54 .2 Proof Rolling . 7. conforming to QCS Part 3.0 engineering0. The assessment shall be carried out by walking behind and to the side of the roller outer wheels and continuously observing the response of the subgrade surface to the rolling wheel. and satisfactory density testing. which shall be placed and compacted in accordance with the requirements of Section 6 and Section 7. The subgrade shall be assessed visually by observing the deflection and recovery of the surface of the subgrade behind and beside the roller tyres.01 nbc-03 (cp25) .3 Subgrade Replacement Unstable areas of subgrade shall be excavated to the full extent and depth of the instability as determined by proof rolling and replaced with Selected Fill.01.

The subgrade shall be prepared to the levels shown on the Drawings to a tolerance of between +/. A layer of levelling sand shall be placed to fill any minor irregularities on the compacted surface.qenfb infrastructure and utility buildings\tender\specifications254-03-ci-spc-20010254-03-ci-spc-2001_0. The material shall be moisture conditioned and compacted as specified. the Engineer shall be at liberty to order further tests as maybe necessary. The surface may be lightly sprinkled with water during compaction if necessary to replace moisture loss. 7.01 nbc-03 (cp25) . The levelling sand layer shall be as thin as possible and excess sand shall be removed. Each layer of material shall be trimmed as construction proceeds. In the event the test is compromised.doc : 9254-03-CI-SPC-2001 Rev 0 : 23 December 2014 Page 25 of 54 .ROADWORKS The plate load test shall be undertaken using a circular plate of 600mm diameter. 7.NEW PORT PROJECT STEERING COMMITTEE QATAR EMIRI NAVAL FORCES BASE CONTRACT NUMBER .7 Testing Frequency Testing frequencies for the subgrade preparation shall be as defined in the following table: Material/Location Test Frequency Subgrade CBR (Soaked) 1 per 200 m 2 Plate Load Test 1 per 500 m 2 j:2540.6 Level and S urface Control Level and surface control shall be carried out to comply with the requirements of QCS Section 6 Part 3 and this Specification.0 engineering0.01.5 Selected Fill Placement Selected Fill shall be placed and compacted in layers not exceeding 200 mm loose thickness parallel to the finished grade line.15 mm when checked by a level instrument. 7.01 ci-civil0. The test loads shall be as follows: Load Increment No.NPP/0050 SPECIFICATION SECTION 6 . The Contractor shall provide sufficient kentledge to allow 10 tonnes of force to be imparted onto the plate if required. 1 2 3 4 5 6 Load kN 10 20 40 60 80 100 The results of each test including all readings taken shall be supplied to the Engineer.

NPP/0050 SPECIFICATION SECTION 6 .01.doc : 9254-03-CI-SPC-2001 Rev 0 : 23 December 2014 Page 26 of 54 .qenfb infrastructure and utility buildings\tender\specifications254-03-ci-spc-20010254-03-ci-spc-2001_0. j:2540.01 nbc-03 (cp25) .ROADWORKS Material/Location Selected Fill Test Frequency Compaction 1 per 200 m2 Maximum Dry 1 per 3 insitu Density/Optimum Moisture density tests Sieve Analysis 1 per 200 m3 CBR (Soaked) 1 per 200 m2 /layer Liquid Limit 1 per 200 m2 Plasticity Index 1 per 200 m2 Compaction 1 per 200 m2 /layer Maximum Dry 1 per 3 insitu Density/Optimum Moisture density tests Thickness and Level Control 1 per 10m The testing frequencies may be relaxed by the Engineer if the test results consistently comply with the requirement of the specification.0 engineering0. The Engineer shall be at liberty to order full compliance with testing frequency as specified in the event any test fail to meet the set requirements.NEW PORT PROJECT STEERING COMMITTEE QATAR EMIRI NAVAL FORCES BASE CONTRACT NUMBER .01 ci-civil0.

000 m3 Ten Percent Fines Value 1 per 1.01 ci-civil0.0 engineering0. UNBOUND P AVEMENT M ATERIALS 8. QCS Section 6 Part 4 – Unbound Pavement Materials and this Specification.1 Scope This section of the Specification covers all unbound pavement materials to be supplied for construction of pavements for the project. 8. • Ten Percent Fines Value to BS 812-111 shall be minimum 100kN.ROADWORKS 8.qenfb infrastructure and utility buildings\tender\specifications254-03-ci-spc-20010254-03-ci-spc-2001_0. compaction and testing of unbound pavement materials shall conform to relevant British Standards. Section 6.2 Material Requirements The subbase material shall conform to the requirements of the “aggregate base” as defined in QCS.doc : 9254-03-CI-SPC-2001 Rev 0 : 23 December 2014 Page 27 of 54 .3 Construction Requirem ents Construction and testing requirements shall be in accordance with the requirements for granular base material (aggregate base) as specified in QCS.NPP/0050 SPECIFICATION SECTION 6 .000 m 3 Acid Soluble Sulphate 1 per 1. 8.000 m 3 Elongation Index 1 per 1.000 m 3 Los Angeles Abrasion Loss 1 per 1. Testing frequencies are as specified in the following table.01. Part 4.000 m 3 Magnesium Soundness Test 1 per 1. Additional requirements for the subbase material are: • The 4 day soaked CBR shall be minimum 60%. Section 6.NEW PORT PROJECT STEERING COMMITTEE QATAR EMIRI NAVAL FORCES BASE CONTRACT NUMBER .01 nbc-03 (cp25) . Part 4. Material/Location Test Frequency Granular Subbase Sieve Analysis 1 per 200 m3 CBR 1 per 200 m2 /layer Flakiness Index 1 per 1.000 m3 Compaction 1 per 200 m2 /layer Sulphate j:2540. Supply. placement.000 m 3 Acid Soluble Chloride 1 per 1.

NPP/0050 SPECIFICATION SECTION 6 .01 ci-civil0.doc : 9254-03-CI-SPC-2001 Rev 0 : 23 December 2014 Page 28 of 54 .NEW PORT PROJECT STEERING COMMITTEE QATAR EMIRI NAVAL FORCES BASE CONTRACT NUMBER .000 m of laid material of the placed Thickness and Level Control 3 1 per 10m The testing frequencies may be relaxed by the Engineer if the test results consistently comply with the requirement of the specification. The Engineer shall be at liberty to order full compliance with testing frequency as specified in the event any test fail to meet the set requirements.0 engineering0.01.01 nbc-03 (cp25) . .ROADWORKS Material/Location Test Frequency Maximum Dry 1 per 3 insitu Density/Optimum Moisture density tests Gradation material 1 per 1. j:2540.qenfb infrastructure and utility buildings\tender\specifications254-03-ci-spc-20010254-03-ci-spc-2001_0.

4 Construction Prior to the construction of any CBGM layer. the Contractor shall certify to the Engineer that the underlying layer has been constructed as specified.4. 9. 9. The unbound granular material to be used in preparation of CBGM shall be tested to ensure compliance with the relevant requirements of Unbound Pavement Materials as specified in Section 8.1 Scope This section of the Specification covers all cement bound granular material (CBGM) to be supplied for construction of pavements for the project. compaction and testing of CBGM shall conform to relevant British Standards.doc : 9254-03-CI-SPC-2001 Rev 0 : 23 December 2014 Page 29 of 54 .01.3 Trial Mixes The Contractor shall prepare trial mixes from each source of CBGM to be used in the Works.0 engineering0. QCS Section 6 Part 6 – Concrete Road Pavements and this Specification.01 nbc-03 (cp25) . 9.1 Transpo rt Materials shall be transported from the source of supply to the works in vehicles which are so constructed that loss of material does not occur. Supply.01 ci-civil0. The mixes must be made using the plant and degree of quality control proposed for the Works.2 Material Requirements The base material to be used in the construction of the pavement shall be Cement Bound Granular Mixture (CBGM) of the strength class C8/10 in accordance with BS EN 14227-1:2004 – Hydraulically bound mixtures – Specifications – Part 1: Cement bound granular mixtures. Prior to the manufacture of any CBGM for use in the Works the Contractor must provide to the Engineer for approval results of the trial mixes demonstrating that the CBGM and its constituents conform with all specified requirements. j:2540.ROADWORKS 9.NPP/0050 SPECIFICATION SECTION 6 .0 N/mm2 • Cube or Cylinder strength (height/diameter – H/D = 1): Minimum 10. CEMENT BOUND GRANULAR M ATE RI AL 9.qenfb infrastructure and utility buildings\tender\specifications254-03-ci-spc-20010254-03-ci-spc-2001_0.0 N/mm2 The CBGM aggregate shall be gabbro derived from gabbro parent rock. placement.NEW PORT PROJECT STEERING COMMITTEE QATAR EMIRI NAVAL FORCES BASE CONTRACT NUMBER . 9. The trial mixes must cover the range of crushed rock base material properties from each source that will be used to manufacture CBGM for the Works. The characteristic 28 day compressive strength shall be as follows: • Cylinder strength (height/diameter – H/D = 2): Minimum 8.

or where mixed material is laid against another run of the same layer.NEW PORT PROJECT STEERING COMMITTEE QATAR EMIRI NAVAL FORCES BASE CONTRACT NUMBER .2 Laying and Compa ction Each pavement layer worked shall be generally parallel to the finished pavement surface and shall extend the full width of the layer. The Contractor must place and finish the base course such as to: • prevent segregation or loss of material. CBGM shall be laid in thicknesses that enable the specified density and surface tolerance to be achieved with the equipment being used.01 nbc-03 (cp25) .01. Segregation and drying out shall be prevented during loading. At tapers and other changes in section the construction joint layout shall be as detailed on the Drawings. by a levelling beam or joint matching shoe on the side of the spreading machine adjacent to a completed paving run. Laying shall be carried out avoiding segregation and drying out. The self-propelled paving machine must have a dual tamping screed. The Engineer may reject material delivered to the work site which is unsuitable for reasons such as segregation or contamination. The face of previously compacted CBGM or other material shall be vertical. • produce a product which is homogeneous between joints and edges. Compacted layer thicknesses shall be not more than 250mm nor less than 100mm.qenfb infrastructure and utility buildings\tender\specifications254-03-ci-spc-20010254-03-ci-spc-2001_0. and • prevent the development of delaminations in the pavement. Automatic level control must be by sensors connected to string lines. shaped and provided with initial compaction using self-propelled paving machines utilising automatic level control unless otherwise approved by the Engineer.75 m.ROADWORKS CBGM shall be transported directly to the point where it is to be laid and protected from the weather both during transit and whilst awaiting tipping. Compaction must be a continuous operation and must commence immediately after spreading the stabilised pavement material. 9. • prevent slurrying of the surface. shaping and compaction through to primary trimming must proceed continuously until completion which must be both within the nominated working time and the same day as placement.0 engineering0. The processes of spreading. All activities associated with compaction and primary trimming must be j:2540. The self-propelled paving machine must be operated at a uniform rate without stop/start operation. Material supply must be scheduled to achieve such operation.doc : 9254-03-CI-SPC-2001 Rev 0 : 23 December 2014 Page 30 of 54 . Individual bay widths shall not exceed 4.4.NPP/0050 SPECIFICATION SECTION 6 . transport and discharge. • provide the specified course thickness and surface finish.01 ci-civil0. The pavement materials must be spread. Such rejected material shall be regarded as non-conforming material.

9. On completion of compaction the surface shall be well-closed. j:2540. CBGM shall not be trafficked for 7 days.NPP/0050 SPECIFICATION SECTION 6 . The full depth of the stabilised pavement material must be compacted over the entire area. The curing of a lot. Protection and Trafficking Curing shall conform to the requirements of Section 6. the Contractor shall demonstrate by a preliminary trial the adequacy of the proposed compaction equipment and the methodology to achieve the specified compaction levels. All defective areas shall be rectified within the working time for the binder (construction period) stated in Section 9.4.4. shall the surface of the CBGM be allowed to dry out. • Working time derived from the maximum dry density.doc : 9254-03-CI-SPC-2001 Rev 0 : 23 December 2014 Page 31 of 54 .6 in QCS Section 6 Part 6. ruts. potholes.01 nbc-03 (cp25) .3 Working Ti me The nominated Working Time for any proposed mix is the time measured from the commencement of the addition of the binder to the compaction of the stabilised material.4. and prior to the placing of the next lift or commencement of curing (or application of an approved curing membrane). free from ridges.5. If rectification is not completed within the working time. which corresponds to 80% of the mean value of three determinations of UCS. for samples compacted one hour after incorporation of the binder. and new mixture laid and compacted.4 Curing. cracks. The Working Time shall be the lesser value of.3. • 2 hours. to protect the bound material against rapid drying out. shear planes and other defects.2.qenfb infrastructure and utility buildings\tender\specifications254-03-ci-spc-20010254-03-ci-spc-2001_0.ROADWORKS completed within both the nominated working time and the same day as placement. loose material.01.0 engineering0. the defective area shall be removed to the full thickness of the layer. Prior to commencement of construction in permanent works.NEW PORT PROJECT STEERING COMMITTEE QATAR EMIRI NAVAL FORCES BASE CONTRACT NUMBER . The Contractor shall select the appropriate type of equipment to be used for compaction of CBGM in order to achieve the specified compaction levels within specified time periods. At no time after compaction. 9.01 ci-civil0. The 2 hours may be varied at the discretion of the Engineer to suit local climatic conditions if the preliminary trial indicates that this is necessary or appropriate. The full depth of the layer shall be compacted to achieve the compaction requirements specified in Section 6. must commence immediately after compaction is completed. • Working time derived from the unconfined compressive strength. Compaction of CBGM layers shall be completed without drying out and before setting of the mixture.

NPP/0050 SPECIFICATION SECTION 6 . the top surface of the final layer of CBGM shall be sealed using a sprayed membrane of Class K1-60 bitumen emulsion complying with BS 434-1 (or Class C60 B 3 bitumen emulsion complying with BS EN 13808:2005) applied to produce an even and complete coverage at a rate of 2 2 between 1. 9.6 Testing and Frequency Frequency of testing shall be as follows: Test Frequency Maximum Wet Density 1 per 500 m Shear Box 1 per 1.000 m3 Saturated Unit Weight 1 per 500 m3 Sieve Analysis 1 per 500 m 3 Moist Unit Weight 1 per 500 m 3 CBR 1 per 500 m2/layer Maximum Dry 1 per 3 insitu Density/Optimum density tests 3 Moisture 2 Compaction 1 per 500 m /layer Thickness and Level Control 1 per 10m The unbound granular material to be used in preparation of CBGM shall be tested to check for comply with the relevant requirements of Unbound Pavement Materials as specified in Section 8. the surface shall be free of all loose material and standing water.01 nbc-03 (cp25) .doc : 9254-03-CI-SPC-2001 Rev 0 : 23 December 2014 Page 32 of 54 .ROADWORKS 9.7 Preliminary Trial A preliminary trial shall be carried out as specified in Section 6.0 l/m and 1. Before spraying commences.qenfb infrastructure and utility buildings\tender\specifications254-03-ci-spc-20010254-03-ci-spc-2001_0.0 engineering0.5 l/m . This shall be followed by the application of clean 2-6mm chippings at a rate 2 of spread of 6-8 kg/m followed by light rolling. 9.NEW PORT PROJECT STEERING COMMITTEE QATAR EMIRI NAVAL FORCES BASE CONTRACT NUMBER .5 Treatment of Surface of CBGM On completion of curing.5. Construction plant and vehicles not involved in the current construction or testing of the work must not be permitted to use the pavement until the seal has been applied and 7 days has elapsed since placement of the CBGM.01.01 ci-civil0.7 of QCS Section 6 Part 6 prior to commencement of CBGM works. j:2540.

the materials.0 engineering0. After approval has been given. laying compaction plant and construction procedures shall not be changed without the approval of the Engineer who may require the Contractor to lay a further trial area to assess the suitability of the proposed changes. mixing.doc : 9254-03-CI-SPC-2001 Rev 0 : 23 December 2014 Page 33 of 54 . mix proportions.01 nbc-03 (cp25) .NPP/0050 SPECIFICATION SECTION 6 .qenfb infrastructure and utility buildings\tender\specifications254-03-ci-spc-20010254-03-ci-spc-2001_0.ROADWORKS The main construction in the Permanent Works shall not start until the trial has been approved by the Engineer.01. j:2540.NEW PORT PROJECT STEERING COMMITTEE QATAR EMIRI NAVAL FORCES BASE CONTRACT NUMBER .01 ci-civil0.

It does not take the place of any testing required for quality control during production. The paving Contractor or subcontractor shall produce documentary evidence to show satisfactory completion of similar concrete block paving installation works in heavy industrial applications. The independent testing is intended for project quality assurance.01 ci-civil0.1 CONCRETE BLOCK P AVEMENTS Scope This section of the Specification covers construction of concrete block pavements for the project. Recording of results and reporting shall be in accordance with the relevant British Standard with reports forwarded to the Engineer upon completion of each test. Results shall be incorporated into the Pavement Works Record.2 Material Requirements All materials used (pavers and sands) shall be subject to inspection and test by an independent testing laboratory appointed by the Engineer.doc : 9254-03-CI-SPC-2001 Rev 0 : 23 December 2014 Page 34 of 54 .01 nbc-03 (cp25) .0 engineering0. 10. Sampling and testing in accordance with the relevant British Standard and this Specification shall be undertaken.qenfb infrastructure and utility buildings\tender\specifications254-03-ci-spc-20010254-03-ci-spc-2001_0.NEW PORT PROJECT STEERING COMMITTEE QATAR EMIRI NAVAL FORCES BASE CONTRACT NUMBER .01. The areas where concrete block pavements are required and pavement details are as shown on the Drawings. Failure of a test shall be sufficient grounds for rejection of the lot from which the sample was selected. j:2540. The shape of the pavers shall be as shown on the Drawings. The Contractor shall submit a Quality Assurance system for the paving units and their installation.ROADWORKS 10. 10. The Engineer shall be notified immediately if any test results do not meet the requirements of this Specification. Interlocking block paving units pavement construction shall comply with the relevant British Standard except where varied by this Specification.NPP/0050 SPECIFICATION SECTION 6 . All test results shall be provided to the Engineer within two working days of completion of the tests.

Sand shall be naturally occurring.75mm (No. 30) 25 to 60 0.01 nbc-03 (cp25) .5mm (3/8”) 100 4. 100) 2 to 10 0. 8) 85 to 100 1.qenfb infrastructure and utility buildings\tender\specifications254-03-ci-spc-20010254-03-ci-spc-2001_0. 4) 95 to 100 2.NPP/0050 SPECIFICATION SECTION 6 . j:2540. gap graded sands or those containing an excessive amount of fines shall not be used. The Contractor shall supply a sample of the bedding sand to be used in the contract prior to delivering any such material to site for incorporation into the works. 16) 50 to 85 0. 50) 10 to 30 0.3 Bedding S and (Laying Course Material) 10.0 engineering0. washed and sand particles shall be rounded not sharp.1 Material Requi rements Bedding sand shall conform to the requirements of Laying Course Material for Category IB as specified in BS 7533-3.01 ci-civil0. 200) 0 to 1 Single sized. Certificates of test results issued by a testing laboratory approved by the Engineer showing the samples conform to the requirements of this Specification shall accompany the sample.36mm (No.18mm (No.300mm (No.600mm (No.075mm (No.NEW PORT PROJECT STEERING COMMITTEE QATAR EMIRI NAVAL FORCES BASE CONTRACT NUMBER .ROADWORKS 10. The grading limits shall conform to Category IB of BS 7533-3 or to the following if ASTM sieve sizes are used: Sieve Size % Passing by Mass 9.3.01.doc : 9254-03-CI-SPC-2001 Rev 0 : 23 December 2014 Page 35 of 54 .150mm (No.

then the initial testing frequency shall be reinstated.150mm – 5 No. If any of these testing parameters are different.2 No.063mm .BS 7533-3 Micro 1 Test BS EN 1097 – Part 1 Maximum allowable percentage passing: Deval Degradation 2 increase in 2 Sieve Size : Sieve Size : 0.150mm) – 5 0.5kg shall be remixed and each placed in a normal 125mm diameter one litre capacity porcelain jar together with two 25mm diameter steel ball bearings weighing 75 +/-5 gms each. The jar shall be rotated at 50 rpm for six hours.NEW PORT PROJECT STEERING COMMITTEE QATAR EMIRI NAVAL FORCES BASE CONTRACT NUMBER . Approval shall be based on the material samples supplied to the Engineer together with results of tests listed in the following table: Test Test Reference Complying Test Requirements Sieve analysis and fines content (grading test) BS EN 933-1 Category IB .075mm) .qenfb infrastructure and utility buildings\tender\specifications254-03-ci-spc-20010254-03-ci-spc-2001_0. Only one category of sieve sizes shall be used.250mm – 5 No. 2 If all tested sand samples pass all requirements for a sequence of 12.300mm) – 5 0.3 Testing Frequenc y 2 The initial testing frequency shall be at the rate of one set of tests per every 2.2 Note: 1. 2.ROADWORKS 10.01. The sieve analysis shall then be repeated and the average of the three sub-samples taken and compared with the results of the grading tests obtained previously. j:2540.000 m pavement area.01 nbc-03 (cp25) . If any sand samples fail any of these tests.500 m of pavement area. three sub-samples of 0.0 engineering0.01 ci-civil0.doc : 9254-03-CI-SPC-2001 Rev 0 : 23 December 2014 Page 36 of 54 . approval shall be obtained from the Engineer for the testing and complying parameters prior to commencement of testing.500 m of pavement area.NPP/0050 SPECIFICATION SECTION 6 .3. 100 (0. 50 (0.3. From a sample taken from the grading test. 200 (0. then the 2 testing frequency may be reduced with the approval of the Engineer to a set of tests for each 10.2 Sampling and Testing Initial approval of materials for bedding sand shall be obtained from the Engineer before laying starts. 10.

Saturated sand shall not be used. The sand shall be of uniform moisture content and within the range 4% to 8% when spread and shall be protected against rain when stockpiled prior to spreading.01.NPP/0050 SPECIFICATION SECTION 6 . The bedding sand shall be free of deleterious soluble salts or other contaminants likely to cause efflorescence. Any pre-compacted sand or screeded sand left overnight shall be loosened before further paving units are placed. Any depressions in the screeded sand exceeding 5mm shall be loosened.qenfb infrastructure and utility buildings\tender\specifications254-03-ci-spc-20010254-03-ci-spc-2001_0.doc : 9254-03-CI-SPC-2001 Rev 0 : 23 December 2014 Page 37 of 54 . Field trials shall be repeated as necessary for new deliveries of sand or changes in its moisture content. Thickness variations shall not be used to correct irregularities in the base course surface.0 engineering0. The sand bed shall be of uniform thickness and within ±5mm of the specified thickness. j:2540.NEW PORT PROJECT STEERING COMMITTEE QATAR EMIRI NAVAL FORCES BASE CONTRACT NUMBER . the area to be paved shall be sealed as specified in Section 9.5.01 nbc-03 (cp25) .ROADWORKS 10.01 ci-civil0. The bedding sand shall be spread loose in a uniform layer whose thickness shall be determined on the basis of field trials to give a depth after compaction of the paving units of 30mm.3. Sand shall be lightly screeded in a loose condition to the predetermined depth only slightly ahead of the laying of the paving units.4 Con struction Req ui reme nts Prior to laying of the bedding sand. raked and re-screeded before laying the paving blocks. The spread sand shall be carefully maintained in a loose condition and protected against pre-compaction both prior to and following screeding.

doc : 9254-03-CI-SPC-2001 Rev 0 : 23 December 2014 Page 38 of 54 . A typical block shape is as indicated on the Pavement Details drawings. and by their plan geometry. The average compressive strength of paving blocks. type and manufacturer shall be issued by the Engineer prior to the Contractor placing any order for supply and delivery of concrete blocks.500 m pavement area Bedding Thickness Layer To be agreed with the Engineer Minimum one per every 2 500 m pavement area Finished Levels of bedding sand layer To be agreed with the Engineer Daily Surface Accuracy of bedding sand layer Straight Edge Daily – Minimum twenty 2 tests for every 1. shape and dimensions.ROADWORKS Following tests shall be carried out during construction: 10.qenfb infrastructure and utility buildings\tender\specifications254-03-ci-spc-20010254-03-ci-spc-2001_0.1 Requirements for Product s Concrete paving units shall comply with the relevant British Standard.NEW PORT PROJECT STEERING COMMITTEE QATAR EMIRI NAVAL FORCES BASE CONTRACT NUMBER . Paving units shall have spacing nibs on the vertical faces. shall be not less than 55MPa with no individual unit below 50MPa.4. The tenderer shall submit with his tender details of the proposed shape. The location and size of the nibs shall be such as to separate all paving units to achieve the specified joint spacing. j:2540. Approval of the shape. are capable of being laid in herringbone bond.01. type. Concrete blocks shall be tested for compressive strength. when interlocked. physical and mechanical properties shall comply with the requirements for Class 4 blocks as specified in BS EN 1338.18 for 80mm blocks to compensate for the height of unit and chamfers.4 Test Test Method Frequency Moisture content of bedding sand BS EN 1097-5 Minimum one for every 2 2.000 m pavement area Paving Units 10.NPP/0050 SPECIFICATION SECTION 6 . manufacturer and experience of manufacturer. If whole pavers are tested. the tested compressive strength should be multiplied by an adjustment factor of 1. sampled in accordance with BS 1881-115 or ASTM C140. Requirements for materials. Paving units shall be a minimum of 80mm thick and be chamfered units which key into each other on four sides.01 nbc-03 (cp25) .0 engineering0. resist the spread of joints parallel to both the longitudinal and transverse axes of the units.01 ci-civil0. except as specified otherwise in this Specification.

The entire bundle of pavers from which the tested paver(s) were sampled shall be rejected when any of the individual test results fails to meet the specified requirements.qenfb infrastructure and utility buildings\tender\specifications254-03-ci-spc-20010254-03-ci-spc-2001_0.4. The first consignment shall be taken as either the whole of the first delivery of blocks to site or the first 15. aggregate or other materials. all sample blocks shall be tested for compressive strength.NPP/0050 SPECIFICATION SECTION 6 .3 Testing Frequenc y Initial sampling and testing of pavers shall be from each day’s production at the outset of the project to demonstrate consistency among aggregates and concrete mixes. the sequence of the paver production run that should be rejected. weathering resistance for water absorption and abrasion resistance shall be undertaken in accordance with BS EN 1338. then the initial testing frequency shall be reinstated. abrasion resistance and dimensional tolerance. 2 If all tested pavers pass all requirements for a sequence of 12.500 m of pavers.0 engineering0. The cost of sampling and testing shall be borne by the Contractor. cement. If any pavers fail any of these tests. The method and rate of sampling shall accord with BS EN 1338 but with a minimum of eight (8) pairs of blocks being tested for strength (both compressive and tensile splitting). Packs shall be labelled so that identification can be made both at the manufacturing plant and on the Site. water absorption. The Engineer may request additional sampling and testing to determine the extent of nonconforming clusters and/or bundles of pavers.4. Additional testing from bundles manufactured both before and after the rejected test sample shall be performed to determine. to the satisfaction of the Engineer. For the remaining testing the frequency shall be one set of tests per every day’s production of pavers manufactured for the project. and base rejection of clusters of entire bundles on those findings.500 m manufactured. The extent of non-conformance of test results may necessitate rejection of entire bundles of pavers or larger quantities. 10.doc : 9254-03-CI-SPC-2001 Rev 0 : 23 December 2014 Page 39 of 54 . 10.ROADWORKS Each production run of blocks shall be packed and strapped in a manner suitable for transporting to the site.01. j:2540. The Contractor shall submit test results with reference to production dates to show conformity of the requirements of testing during production stage as specified in BS EN 1338.NEW PORT PROJECT STEERING COMMITTEE QATAR EMIRI NAVAL FORCES BASE CONTRACT NUMBER .01 nbc-03 (cp25) . mix design. Testing for compressive strength shall be undertaken in accordance with BS 1881-115 or ASTM C140. then the testing frequency may be reduced with the approval of the Engineer to test a minimum of five (5) pairs of full-sized pavers 2 from each 2. Any additional testing shall be performed at no cost to the Project.000 blocks delivered (as agreed with the Engineer) whichever is the lesser.2 Sampling and Testing of Pa vers Testing for tensile splitting strength. or whenever any change occurs in the manufacturing process.01 ci-civil0. Each pack in a production run shall be labelled by suitable means to a single production date and individual pack number.

4 Con struction Req ui reme nts Laying of pavers shall conform to the requirements specified in BS 7533-3.01 nbc-03 (cp25) . j:2540.0 engineering0.NPP/0050 SPECIFICATION SECTION 6 . the use of infill concrete or discontinuities in laying pattern will not be permitted in locations other than the approved locations. a mechanical or hydraulic guillotine. Intermediate Restraints will be required to separate pavements with different orientations of laying pattern. The paved area shall only incorporate cut units at the perimeter or edges of the pavement.doc : 9254-03-CI-SPC-2001 Rev 0 : 23 December 2014 Page 40 of 54 . The first row shall be located next to an edge restraint.ROADWORKS 10. The best and worst orientations of the herringbone pattern relative to the dominant direction of traffic are as shown in the following diagrams: DIRECTION OF TRAFFIC Best Orientation Worst Orientation The orientation of laying pattern shall be changed at different areas to suit dominant direction of traffic so that best orientation is achieved.01. Use of a stretcher course or soldier course is not acceptable at edges exposed to traffic. Paving units shall be placed on the uncompacted screeded sand bed to the nominated laying pattern.01 ci-civil0.4.NEW PORT PROJECT STEERING COMMITTEE QATAR EMIRI NAVAL FORCES BASE CONTRACT NUMBER . To achieve this. Cutting of blocks. Specially manufactured edge paving units (conforming to BS 7533-3) are permitted or edge units may be cut using a power saw. care being taken to maintain the specified bond throughout the job. Once the laying pattern has been established it shall continue without interruption over the entire pavement surface.qenfb infrastructure and utility buildings\tender\specifications254-03-ci-spc-20010254-03-ci-spc-2001_0. bolster or other approved cutting machine and laid at edges adopting the pattern as shown on the drawings. at an intermediate restraint and around obstacles. Paving units shall be laid in herringbone laying pattern throughout the pavement.

qenfb infrastructure and utility buildings\tender\specifications254-03-ci-spc-20010254-03-ci-spc-2001_0. Sufficient plate compactors shall be maintained at the paving site for both bedding compaction and joint filling. the "laying face" shall be checked at least every two metres as the face proceeds.5 Initial Compaction After laying the paving units. the paving units shall not be hammered into position.0 engineering0. In each row all full units shall be laid first. however.01 nbc-03 (cp25) . It is not recommended to use mortar to infill small gaps. In this regard. Compaction shall not. Where adjustment of position is necessary care shall be taken to avoid premature compaction of the sand bedding.ROADWORKS Paving units shall be placed to achieve gaps nominally 2 to 3mm wide between adjacent units such that all joints are correctly aligned.3. Compaction shall continue until lipping has been eliminated between adjoining units. Closure units shall be cut and fitted subsequently. 10. Compaction shall proceed as closely as possible following laying and prior to any traffic. The depth of the infill shall not be less than the depth of a paver unit. Joints shall then be filled and recompacted as described in Section 10. a concrete having 1:2:4 cement: sand: coarse aggregate mix and a strength of 45MPa shall be used. All work further than one metre from the laying face shall be left fully compacted at the completion of each day's laying.2m that transmits a force of not less than 100kPa at 75 to 100 Hz. Any units which are structurally damaged prior to or during compaction shall be immediately removed and replaced. No joint shall be less than neither 1.doc : 9254-03-CI-SPC-2001 Rev 0 : 23 December 2014 Page 41 of 54 .5. Frequent use of string lines shall be used to check alignment.5mm nor more than 4mm. they shall be compacted to achieve consolidation of the sand bedding and brought to design levels and profiles by not less than two (2) passes of a suitable vibrating plate compactor.01 ci-civil0.NEW PORT PROJECT STEERING COMMITTEE QATAR EMIRI NAVAL FORCES BASE CONTRACT NUMBER . Within such mix the nominal aggregate size shall not exceed one third the smallest dimension of the infill space. it must be corrected prior to initial compaction and before further laying proceeds. Such closure units shall consist of not less than 25% of a full unit. Should the face become out of alignment. 2 The vibrating plate compactor shall have a plate area not less than 0.4. Prior to compaction all debris shall be removed from the surface. be attempted within two (2) metres of the laying face. Except where it is necessary to correct any minor variations occurring in the laying bond. j:2540.NPP/0050 SPECIFICATION SECTION 6 .01. To infill spaces between 25mm and 50mm wide.

250mm 12 to 40 0.125mm 0 to 10 0.500mm 40 to 95 0.NPP/0050 SPECIFICATION SECTION 6 . Approval shall be based on the material samples supplied to the Engineer together with results of tests listed in the following table: Test Test Reference Complying Test Requirements Sieve analysis and fines content (grading test) BS EN 933-1 As nominated in Section 10.063mm 0 to 2 The material shall be kept in sealed bags until required for immediate use for filling joints in block paving.1 of this Specification 10.01 ci-civil0. Both the sand and paving units shall be dry when sand is spread and broomed into the joints to prevent premature setting of the sand. sand for joint filling shall be spread over the pavement.5.1 Material Requi rements Joint filling sand shall conform to the requirements of jointing material for conventional pavements as specified in BS 7533-3.doc : 9254-03-CI-SPC-2001 Rev 0 : 23 December 2014 Page 42 of 54 . j:2540.5.0 engineering0.5. The Contractor shall supply a sample of the joint filling sand to be used in the contract prior to delivering any such material to site for incorporation into the works.NEW PORT PROJECT STEERING COMMITTEE QATAR EMIRI NAVAL FORCES BASE CONTRACT NUMBER .ROADWORKS 10.01.5 Joint Filling Material 10.2 Sampling and Testing Initial approval of materials for joint filling sand shall be obtained from the Engineer before laying starts. The grading limits shall comply with the requirements in the following table: Sieve Size – BS EN 933-2 % Passing by Mass 2mm 100 1mm 90 to 100 0. The jointing sand shall be broomed to fill the joints.3 Joint Filling and Final Compaction As soon as practical after initial compaction and in any case prior to the termination of work on that day and prior to the acceptance of construction traffic. 10.5.01 nbc-03 (cp25) . Certificates of test results issued by a testing laboratory approved by the Engineer showing the samples conform to the requirements of this Specification shall accompany the sample.qenfb infrastructure and utility buildings\tender\specifications254-03-ci-spc-20010254-03-ci-spc-2001_0.

0 engineering0.ROADWORKS Excess sand shall then be removed from the pavement surface and the paving units shall be compacted and brought to level using a vibrating plate compactor. and the skill of the vibrating plate operator. and adjustment of the vibrating plate.01 nbc-03 (cp25) . the thickness of the pavers.01 ci-civil0. Consolidation also reduces infiltration of water into the sand and base. sand angularity. rigid putty knife into the joint and pressing down. Some of these include moisture. additional passes shall be made with a plate compactor after refilling the joint. j:2540. 10. Each area shall be inspected visually and physically by taking at least 30 measurements of joint sand depth and consolidation. Joints shall be inspected again after refilling and compaction. If areas are found deficient in consolidation and/or joint sand. It shall not penetrate more than 6 mm when pressed firmly into the joint. Measurements shall be taken by inserting a thin.NEW PORT PROJECT STEERING COMMITTEE QATAR EMIRI NAVAL FORCES BASE CONTRACT NUMBER .7 Finished Surface The difference in level (lipping) between adjacent units shall not exceed 3mm with not more than 1% in any 3m x 3m area exceeding 2mm.NPP/0050 SPECIFICATION SECTION 6 .doc : 9254-03-CI-SPC-2001 Rev 0 : 23 December 2014 Page 43 of 54 . weather plus the size. 10. Fill and compact shall continue until the joint sand has consolidated so that a putty knife moves less than 6 mm into the joint. sand gradation. Consolidation is important to achieving interlock among the units.01. Following completion of laying. condition. Higher force compactors will be required on pavers thicker than 80 mm to comply with the requirements of BS 7533-3. This shall be done by dividing the 2 2 project into areas of about 500 m to 1. The number of passes and effort required to produce completely filled joints will vary based on many factors. Where the Engineer so directs.6 Joint Sand Consolidation After the final compaction of the joints in the sand. deviations from the required levels exceeding 6 mm shall be corrected by removing and relaying the concrete blocks in the offending area. filling and consolidation of the joint sand shall be checked by visually inspecting them. Pavements which deform by more than 8mm over a 3m section during final compaction shall be taken out and reconstructed to the satisfaction of the Engineer.qenfb infrastructure and utility buildings\tender\specifications254-03-ci-spc-20010254-03-ci-spc-2001_0. the entire area shall be subjected to not less than 4 passes of a 6 tonne deadweight rubber coated drum vibrating roller or its equivalent. It shall have a minimum compaction of 26 kN. passing repeatedly over the entire surface until all the joints are completely filled with consolidated joint sand to full depth. No traffic shall be permitted to use the pavement until all joints have been completely filled with sand and compacted. compacting and joint filling of the concrete block paving. With the paved surface dry additional jointing material shall be brushed and vibrated into joints as necessary to fill the joints. the configuration of the pavers.000 m . The finished surface levels shall conform to levels shown on the Drawings. Such remedial works shall be carried out to the satisfaction of the Engineer.

0m elsewhere. Expansion joints shall be provided in edge and intermediate restraints at the interface with other pavement structures and at a spacing not exceeding 12.3. and the tests shall be carried out in his presence. In locations where block paving areas abut asphalt surfacing.01 ci-civil0. j:2540. A calibrated wedge may be used to determine the straightedge clearance.ROADWORKS Tests for surface regularity of the finished concrete block paving shall be carried out using a 3m long straightedge.doc : 9254-03-CI-SPC-2001 Rev 0 : 23 December 2014 Page 44 of 54 . shall be vertical down to the base. The straightedge for the test shall be purpose made with a flat square edge of metal. The block paving shall not be laid against a restraint until it has gained sufficient strength as agreed with the Engineer. Edge and intermediate restraints shall be laid on a freshly mixed concrete foundation or a mortar bed on a previously prepared concrete foundation as shown on the drawings.01. restraint shall be provided in the form of integral kerb and gutter. The expansion joints shall be sealed with an approved joint sealant as specified in Section 6. the Contractor shall saw-cut the asphalt. Where shown on the Drawings. anywhere in any direction. If 2 or more of these additional tests fail or if the failed test position/area would cause water to pond the block paving within the failed area shall be corrected by removing the concrete blocks and replacing them to the satisfaction of the Engineer.0 engineering0.23 of QCS Section 6 Part 6. Immediately adjacent to gullies and catchpits the finished surface of the block paving shall be between 5 mm and 10 mm higher. When a routine test fails.000m laid.8 Edge and Intermediate Restraints and Level Control Adequate edge and intermediate restraints along the perimeter of all block paving areas. within large areas of paving including joints/junctions between different pavement areas are to be constructed as detailed on the Drawings in advance of the laying of blocks. For continuous drains and access chambers the finished surface of the block paving shall be between 3 mm and 6 mm higher. Neither the clearance beneath the straightedge between points of contact with the surface during test nor the calculated height of any high spot shall exceed 6 mm. 10 additional tests shall 2 be made within an area of 50 m surrounding the failed test position as directed by the Engineer.qenfb infrastructure and utility buildings\tender\specifications254-03-ci-spc-20010254-03-ci-spc-2001_0. at least 75mm wide along the full length of the base. The face of such edge restraining where it abuts paving units.NPP/0050 SPECIFICATION SECTION 6 .NEW PORT PROJECT STEERING COMMITTEE QATAR EMIRI NAVAL FORCES BASE CONTRACT NUMBER . concrete kerb or edge/intermediate strip or established structure as detailed on the Drawings. Twenty tests shall be made for every 2 1. Thickness of the Joint Filler shall be not less than 10mm.01 nbc-03 (cp25) . The location shall be selected by the Engineer or his representative. The straightedge shall be placed unsupported on the surface. The Joint Filler used in expansion joints shall be Fosroc Hydrocell Filler or approved equivalent. construct a flush kerb and lay blocks against the vertical face of the kerb. other than across the crown of a camber or across a drainage channel. 10.

stitching of half or full pavers among clusters. end-of. site clean up. and to serve as an example of compliance with the construction documents.doc : 9254-03-CI-SPC-2001 Rev 0 : 23 December 2014 Page 45 of 54 . • A demonstration of the typical methods for inspection and acceptance of existing site conditions. the mock-up shall demonstrate the items listed below: • Efficient. Experience has shown that with inadequate drainage the bedding sand get liquefied and pumped through the joints of the blocks from repeated vehicular traffic resulting in rutting and failure. When accepted by the Engineer. stitching and adjusting of pavers.0 engineering0. • The quality of workmanship that will be produced for the remainder of the project including cut pavers at edges. laying face configuration. it is essential that provision is made for draining the laying course material at low/'Valley' points in the pavement including where these coincide with edge and intermediate restraints and also to ensure that wash-out of the material is prevented at drainage points. j:2540.day installation and site conditions.NEW PORT PROJECT STEERING COMMITTEE QATAR EMIRI NAVAL FORCES BASE CONTRACT NUMBER . and typical application of sand stabilizer. typical joint widths. The mock-up area shall be at least 100 m . and techniques for protecting materials and work from inclement weather. The mockup shall be retained and used as a standard for judging the remainder of the work. Until approval has been given by the Engineer the block paving work required for the project will not be permitted to start. 10. typical surcharge and compaction depth of bedding sand and pavers. cluster placement and offsets. This area shall 2 be constructed prior to starting full paving activities. At the time of substantial completion of paving. No change shall be made afterwards in either the laying methods or plant/equipment without the approval of the Engineer. The standard of workmanship and finish of all concrete block paving work included in the project shall be equal or better than that of the “Approved” trial area.NPP/0050 SPECIFICATION SECTION 6 . cleaning of the paver surface.10 Paving Trial A test area or mock up is necessary to demonstrate the competence and efficiency of the paver installation subcontractor. initial compaction of the pavers into the bedding sand. placement of the bedding sand. the mock-up may become part of completed work.01 ci-civil0. dimensional control procedures for the clusters. pattern direction. cleaning of base surfaces in preparation for paving. paver cutting. It is the responsibility of the Contractor to refer to Stormwater Drainage Drawings and ensure that provision for draining the bedding sand is provided as shown on the Drainage Drawings. paver pattern(s) in the field of pavement.01.qenfb infrastructure and utility buildings\tender\specifications254-03-ci-spc-20010254-03-ci-spc-2001_0. uninterrupted use of all mechanical installation and screeding equipment. joints filled with consolidated sand.ROADWORKS 10. paver border courses. complete installation of the joint sand and fullness of joints.9 Bedding S and Dr ainage Drainage of the bedding sand layer is important for long-term pavement performance. if specified. the mock-up shall remain in an undisturbed condition for periodic referencing against the work in progress. joint lines. At a minimum. Details for proper drainage of bedding sand are shown on the Stormwater Drainage Drawings. Therefore. placement of the pavers. The approved trial area shall be permanently marked “Approved” and dated.01 nbc-03 (cp25) . this may require a new trial area to be laid and approved.

f) materials which. whether these materials are site-won or imported.1 FILLING Filling of QENFB Berth Ar eas and Main Control Gate (Wher e Applicable) 11. otherwise unsuitable site-won earthworks materials to the satisfaction of the Engineer Prior to the commencement of filling. This fill may be augmented by processing. graded and compacted as necessary to provide fill of suitable geotechnical properties to satisfy the performance requirements of the Specification. Unsuitable fill material shall be defined as fill material that contains any of the following: a) Material which includes marine mud or sabkahs. j:2540.01 nbc-03 (cp25) .0 engineering0.doc : 9254-03-CI-SPC-2001 Rev 0 : 23 December 2014 Page 46 of 54 . 11. when placed. e) metal.1. 11. soluble or perishable material. or any other man-made material except inert construction rubble if permitted by the Engineer in writing prior to commencement of the works. d) dangerous or toxic material or material susceptible to combustion.qenfb infrastructure and utility buildings\tender\specifications254-03-ci-spc-20010254-03-ci-spc-2001_0.1 Uns uitable Fill Mat erial s This Clause refers to materials which shall not be used for placement as fill. timber.1.0. expressed as sulphate ions . vegetation or other organic matter.01. The Contractor’s proposals shall include details of the compaction plant and methods to be used for adjusting the quality and the moisture content of the fill.2 Gen eral Ac ceptability of Fill Material Earthworks fill material shall generally be obtained from stockpiles be the NDPP/0009 contractor. b) any plastic soils (soils that stick together when wet or can be rolled into a thread that supports soil’s own weight).ROADWORKS 11. mixed.NPP/0050 SPECIFICATION SECTION 6 . c) peat.NEW PORT PROJECT STEERING COMMITTEE QATAR EMIRI NAVAL FORCES BASE CONTRACT NUMBER .01 ci-civil0. contain acid soluble chlorides and sulphates in excess of the following limits:  sulphates. plastic or synthetic material. the Contractor shall submit his proposals for carrying out the work to the Engineer for his approval.6% by weight. rubber.

durable.1.3 5 3.doc : 9254-03-CI-SPC-2001 Rev 0 : 23 December 2014 Page 47 of 54 . where D60 and D10 are particle sizes such that within the fill mass 10% of the material is finer than D10 and 60% . as set out in this document. Table 11. excavated and/or crushed rock (other than argillaceous rock) or some combination thereof.qenfb infrastructure and utility buildings\tender\specifications254-03-ci-spc-20010254-03-ci-spc-2001_0. natural sand.5 100 95-100 28 20 14 10 6.01 nbc-03 (cp25) .1. In the Road Corridors and in the Berth areas.01. hard. he shall import material as necessary at no additional cost to the Contract. having particle size distributions within the ranges stated in Table 11.18 600 300 150 63 <15 placed in the dry in the QENFB Berth Areas and Main Control Gate General Fill placed in the dry 100 95-100 Selected Fill placed in the wet <15 100 95-100 0-10 in the QENFB Berth Areas and Main Control Gate General Fill placed in the wet 100 95-100 0-10 In the QENFB Berth Areas and Main Control Gate.ROADWORKS Fill material shall be clean. Pt 4 – 1990. well-graded fill comprising natural gravel. All fill material placed underwater shall be subject to ground improvement. fill materials placed within 500mm of the finished level shall be compacted so as to have a minimum CBR of 10% to BS 1377. Well-graded fill is defined as fill which shall have a uniformity coefficient greater than 5 (uniformity coefficient is calculated as a ratio = D60/D10.finer than D60).NEW PORT PROJECT STEERING COMMITTEE QATAR EMIRI NAVAL FORCES BASE CONTRACT NUMBER . j:2540.1: Particle Size Distribution of Fill Materials % Passing by Weight Size (mm) BS Test Sieve (mm) Size (microns) Type of Fill Material BS Series 500 300 125 Selected Reclamation Fill 90 75 37. crushed gravel.0 engineering0. If the Contractor is unable to meet the quality and grading specified for the different areas of filling from material stockpiled on site.35 2 1.01 ci-civil0. Fill for the QENFB Berth Areas and Main Control Gate shall be sourced where possible from that excavated and stockpiled be the NDPP/0009 contractor.NPP/0050 SPECIFICATION SECTION 6 .1. granular. the uppermost 500mm of reclamation shall only be constructed in the dry and compacted in layers.

ROADWORKS 11.1. 11.01 ci-civil0.1. 11. Earthworks material which is suitable for use as fill shall be maintained in a suitable condition and shall not be allowed to become contaminated with unsuitable material. deterioration.1.NPP/0050 SPECIFICATION SECTION 6 . The Contractor shall be responsible for maintaining the nature of suitable material so that when it is placed and compacted it remains suitable in accordance with the Specification.4 Ow ners hip & R etention of Fill Mate rial s Earthworks material within the Site at the commencement of the Contract shall remain the property of the Employer. The Contractor is fully responsible for carrying out the Works in such a manner as to avoid causing the instability of fill materials and of underlying or adjacent strata. Under no circumstances shall the following materials be used for placement in layers and compaction: - fill materials with maximum particle size greater than two thirds of the compacted layer depth.qenfb infrastructure and utility buildings\tender\specifications254-03-ci-spc-20010254-03-ci-spc-2001_0. grading. 11.0 engineering0.01 nbc-03 (cp25) . 11. The Contractor shall notify the Engineer before any fill materials are removed from the Site.6 Haulage of Fill Mat erial s Haulage of material to an area of fill shall proceed only when sufficient compaction and grading plant is available and operating in the area to be filled such as to be able to achieve the specified requirements for relative compaction of the fill material.NEW PORT PROJECT STEERING COMMITTEE QATAR EMIRI NAVAL FORCES BASE CONTRACT NUMBER .7 Fill mate rials Allow ed to Deteri orate or to Become Uns uita ble The Contractor shall employ only such equipment and working methods that are suited to the materials to be handled and traversed.doc : 9254-03-CI-SPC-2001 Rev 0 : 23 December 2014 Page 48 of 54 .3 Gen eral Re qui re me nts for Filling All methods used for the placing.5 Handling & Storage of Fill Mate rials Fill material shall be handled and stored in such a manner as to avoid contamination. segregation. erosion or instability of the material. j:2540.1. levelling and compaction of fill materials shall be to the approval of the Engineer.1. and/or - fill materials for which the D50 particle size (where D50 is particle sizes such that within the fill mass 50% of the material is finer than D50) is greater than one third of the depth of the compacted layer.01. Earthworks material which is required for use in the Permanent Works as fill shall not be removed from the Site except for temporary storage unless otherwise permitted by the Engineer. Different types of earthworks material shall be kept separate from each other.

pits and trenches.doc : 9254-03-CI-SPC-2001 Rev 0 : 23 December 2014 Page 49 of 54 . layers of fill material shall be placed horizontally.NPP/0050 SPECIFICATION SECTION 6 . The construction of the Works shall be controlled in such a manner that any compaction of fill material resulting from the passage of construction plant or haulage vehicles is uniform. to the approval of the Engineer. The replacement material shall have the same density after compaction as the material which it replaces and shall be sourced. and the thickness of each layer shall be uniform over the area to be filled.0 engineering0. 11.01. whichever is greater.5m or three times the thickness of the compacted layer.1.ROADWORKS Fill material forming part of the permanent Works and which has been caused or allowed to deteriorate or otherwise become unsuitable such that in the opinion of the Engineer it no longer complies with the Specification. Fill material shall not be deposited by end-tipping or pushing loose material down slope faces or by other methods such as would result in segregation and/or inadequate compaction. except for any gradient required for drainage. the edge of the higher area shall be benched to the approval of the Engineer before fill material is placed against it. j:2540. Material provided to replace fill material which has been caused or allowed to deteriorate or otherwise become unsuitable shall be an equivalent material to that which it replaces prior to deterioration. Fill material shall be deposited in layers of a thickness appropriate to the compaction methods and plant to be used Unless otherwise permitted by the Engineer.NEW PORT PROJECT STEERING COMMITTEE QATAR EMIRI NAVAL FORCES BASE CONTRACT NUMBER . 11. Over-filling shall extend beyond the earthworks final surface by a horizontal distance of 0. Except in excavations for structures. Adequate supervision shall be provided to ensure that construction traffic is prevented from following in the tracks of other vehicles on the surface of fill such as to cause undue rutting or deterioration of the surface. The material replaced shall be disposed of by the Contractor at his own expense.8 Place ment of Fill Mate rials Fill material obtained from excavations within the Site shall be deposited in its final location as soon as practicable after it has been excavated.01 nbc-03 (cp25) .qenfb infrastructure and utility buildings\tender\specifications254-03-ci-spc-20010254-03-ci-spc-2001_0. shall be replaced or dealt with at the Contractor’s own expense by methods approved by the Engineer.9 Ove rfilling Earthworks final fill surfaces sloping at a gradient steeper than 1v : 3h shall be formed by overfilling and cutting back after compaction. deposited and compacted at the Contractor’s own expense.01 ci-civil0. if the difference in level between adjacent areas to be filled exceeds 1m.1.

1. 11.ROADWORKS 11. provided that the fill material is still capable of being compacted in accordance with the specified requirements to form stable areas of fill.1990 or similar approved standard.1990 or similar approved standard. The tolerance on optimum moisture content shall be between +1% and -3%. All necessary measures shall be taken to achieve and maintain the specified moisture content. The values of maximum dry density shall be obtained in accordance with BS 1377: Pt 4: .NPP/0050 SPECIFICATION SECTION 6 . In-situ density of compacted fill shall be obtained in accordance with BS 1377: Pt 9: . fill material shall be compacted to obtain a density of at least 95% of the modified Proctor maximum dry density throughout.10 Compaction of Fill Materials Fill materials to the QENFB Berth shall be compacted in layers to form a stable formation as soon as practicable after deposition and in a manner appropriate to the location and to the material to be compacted.0 engineering0.1990 or similar approved standard.1. Fill material within the top 500mm of formation level shall be compacted to obtain a density of at least 98% of the modified Proctor maximum dry density throughout.11 Moisture Content of Fill Materi als Fill materials shall be maintained at their optimum moisture content throughout compaction. In all cases no more than 5% air voids shall be allowed.NEW PORT PROJECT STEERING COMMITTEE QATAR EMIRI NAVAL FORCES BASE CONTRACT NUMBER . 11. a) Pre-placement testing of fill The fill material shall be tested prior to placement for compliance with this Specification and to derive the placement target requirements.12 Compaction Testin g All testing shall be carried out in accordance with the requirements of the relevant parts of BS 1377 or similar approved standards.1. The frequency of pre-placement testing shall be as follows: j:2540.01 ci-civil0.01 nbc-03 (cp25) . Unless stated otherwise elsewhere in the Specification and except within the top 500mm of formation level. The permission of the Engineer shall be obtained before subsequent layers are deposited on each layer of compacted fill. The optimum moisture content shall be determined in accordance with BS 1377: Pt 4 .01.qenfb infrastructure and utility buildings\tender\specifications254-03-ci-spc-20010254-03-ci-spc-2001_0.doc : 9254-03-CI-SPC-2001 Rev 0 : 23 December 2014 Page 50 of 54 .

01 ci-civil0. Sulphates - once a week (or if suspected locally) - Resistivity - once a week - Laboratory maximum dry density value and optimum moisture content - once a week (at least three tests prior to commencement of works) - Laboratory CBR (on compacted to 95% maximum dry density and soaked samples) - 2 tests per 1000m3 of the top metre of placed and compacted reclamation 3 At least three test results of each type listed above shall be available and shall be subject to Engineer’s approval prior to commencement of Works.01.qenfb infrastructure and utility buildings\tender\specifications254-03-ci-spc-20010254-03-ci-spc-2001_0.compaction testing shall be as follows: 2 - Field dry density (including derivation of the air voids) - 3 tests per 1000m of each layer.ROADWORKS 3 - Grading and uniformity coefficient - 1 test per 1000m but not less than once daily - Plasticity indices - 1 test per 1000m3 but not less than once daily - Moisture content (immediately prior to placement) - 2 tests per 1000m but not less than 3 times daily - Organic matter content. 0. at depths equal to 0.NEW PORT PROJECT STEERING COMMITTEE QATAR EMIRI NAVAL FORCES BASE CONTRACT NUMBER . pH.doc : 9254-03-CI-SPC-2001 Rev 0 : 23 December 2014 Page 51 of 54 .01 nbc-03 (cp25) .0 engineering0.50 and 0. b) Post-compaction testing of fill The fill shall be tested for compliance with this Specification after compaction of each layer and prior to placement of fill material into the next layer above. The frequency of post.NPP/0050 SPECIFICATION SECTION 6 .75 of the layer thickness - In-situ CBR - 2 tests per 1000m of each layer within the top metre of placed and compacted reclamation 2 j:2540.25.

qenfb infrastructure and utility buildings\tender\specifications254-03-ci-spc-20010254-03-ci-spc-2001_0. 11. b) the method of fill placement and the specification of plant to be used.01.NEW PORT PROJECT STEERING COMMITTEE QATAR EMIRI NAVAL FORCES BASE CONTRACT NUMBER . each layer of compacted fill material shall be tested to determine its in-situ density and moisture content.13 Compaction Trials Prior to placing any fill materials. The results obtained from the trials shall be used by the Contractor to assess the acceptability of the particular compaction methods proposed.ROADWORKS Unless otherwise agreed with the Engineer. the material densities achieved then being checked by means of 4No laboratory compaction tests undertaken on soil samples take adjacent to the in-situ tests. Any remedial works with respect of non-compliance shall be carried out at no addition to the Contract Price. d) details of the tests to be conducted on the compacted fill materials to demonstrate compliance with the Contractor’s design and the Specification. Each trial shall be carried out over an area of not less than 40m x 20m and shall comprise the compaction of at least four layers of fill. The Contractor shall submit a proposal for the compaction trials for the Engineers’ approval.NPP/0050 SPECIFICATION SECTION 6 .doc : 9254-03-CI-SPC-2001 Rev 0 : 23 December 2014 Page 52 of 54 .1. j:2540. the Contractor shall carry out compaction trials to demonstrate to the satisfaction of the Engineer. methods and sequence of construction proposed by the Contractor for the Permanent Works together with the undertaking of 4No in-situ sand replacement density tests at selected locations within the lower half of the compacted layers to the approval of the Engineer. but shall not be limited to the following: The a) full details of the objectives and methodology of the trials. The compaction trials shall be undertaken at locations to be agreed with the Engineer. Each compaction trial shall comprise the placing and compacting of fill materials within the trial area using the plant.01 ci-civil0. Testing shall commence within 1 hour of completion of the filling operation for the layer and shall be completed expeditiously. The results of the testing shall be presented to the Engineer within 24 hours of the test being undertaken. Additional trials will be required if the material used for filling varies significantly during the progress of the Works. Pt 4 – 1990 or similar approved. Separate trials will be required for each type of fill material used. Contractor’s proposal shall include. c) the method to be used for monitoring layer thicknesses. the adequacy of the Contractor’s proposed method of fill placement and compaction to achieve the requirements of the Specification. If a layer of material is found not to comply with the Specification. the full layer shall be recompacted within the failed area until the Specification requirements are satisfied.01 nbc-03 (cp25) .0 engineering0. Tests shall be conducted to BS 1377.

pavement sub-bases shall be rolled with one pass of a non-vibrating smooth-wheeled roller.doc : 9254-03-CI-SPC-2001 Rev 0 : 23 December 2014 Page 53 of 54 . j:2540. Unless otherwise permitted. After all formation work and testing have been completed and any damage caused by testing made good.0 engineering0. The report shall include a full summary of the method of conduct of the trial.NPP/0050 SPECIFICATION SECTION 6 .ROADWORKS On completion of each compaction trial. interpretations of the data from the trial in tabular and graphical format with supporting text. and conclusions and recommendations. 11. the compactive effort applied per layer. the Contractor shall submit a report for the approval of the Engineer covering the scope and outcome of the tests and with conclusions and recommendations. full materials descriptions together with a summary of the insitu and laboratory density test results.1.01. Formations shall not be trafficked by construction equipment or vehicles.15 Protection of Earthw orks Final Surfac es & Formations Earthworks final surfaces and formations shall be completed and maintained in a stable condition and shall be protected from damage due to water or other causes and from exposure to conditions which may adversely affect the surface. details of the compaction equipment used.1. Any defect in the formation revealed during proof-rolling by deformation of the formation which in the opinion of the Engineer is excessive. 11. Formations above structures or utilities shall be completed after construction of the structure or utility. The Contractor shall ensure that the top 1m of earthworks shall be made of free-draining material and no ponding shall be permitted throughout the Defects Notification Period.14 Completion of Formations Earthworks final surfaces shall be completed to smooth alignments without abrupt irregularities unless otherwise stated in the Contract. The roller shall have a static load per 100mm width of roll of at least 4kN and shall travel at a speed not exceeding 2m/sec.01 nbc-03 (cp25) . The roller shall have a load per 100mm width of roll of at least 2kN. Unless otherwise permitted by the Engineer.01 ci-civil0. the layer thicknesses subject to compaction. Where the trafficking by site machinery is essential to construct the subsequent work the formation shall be protected by a capping layer and then re-levelled and re-tested prior to placement of the pavement. The formation shall be rolled in the presence of the Engineer by at least two passes of a non-vibrating smooth-wheeled roller.NEW PORT PROJECT STEERING COMMITTEE QATAR EMIRI NAVAL FORCES BASE CONTRACT NUMBER . proof-rolling shall be carried out on formations.qenfb infrastructure and utility buildings\tender\specifications254-03-ci-spc-20010254-03-ci-spc-2001_0. formations which will not immediately be covered by the Permanent Works shall be protected by methods approved by the Engineer. shall be made good as instructed by the Engineer.

ROADWORKS 11.01.1. The tolerances for formations do not apply to pipes or pre-formed structures.doc : 9254-03-CI-SPC-2001 Rev 0 : 23 December 2014 Page 54 of 54 .01 ci-civil0.18.18. 11.18 Tolerances of Final Surfaces & Formations for Ea rt hw orks Earthworks final surfaces and formations shall be within the level tolerances stated in Table 11.NPP/0050 SPECIFICATION SECTION 6 .16 Settlement of Earthw orks The formation levels shown on the drawings are the required finished levels at the end of the Defects Notifications Period.01 nbc-03 (cp25) . both within the fill and the underlying soils.0 engineering0. The Contractor shall make good and compact in an approved manner with fill material or other suitable material as approved by the Engineer.1.qenfb infrastructure and utility buildings\tender\specifications254-03-ci-spc-20010254-03-ci-spc-2001_0. which require to be supported over their complete length or area.1.NEW PORT PROJECT STEERING COMMITTEE QATAR EMIRI NAVAL FORCES BASE CONTRACT NUMBER .17 Disposal of Surplus Mate rial All excavated material which is surplus to the requirements of the NDP Project shall be deposited off site.1. with a Placing and compaction of fill material gradients shallower than 1v : 10h Other earthworks final surfaces Placing and compaction of fill material Tolerance (mm) + - 50 50 50 50 j:2540.1. Table 11. and shall adjust the construction profile and levels of fill accordingly to ensure that the finished levels and profiles for the fill are achieved.1. The Contractor shall make due allowance for any settlement and creep that may occur during construction of fill. The tolerances stipulated relate to the levels given on the Drawings.1: Tolerances for Earthworks Final Surfaces & Formations Type of Surface Method of Forming Surface Earthworks final surfaces other than formations. all settlement that occurs in and adjacent to pits and trenches. 11.