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SECTION 02225

SELECT BORROW

PART 1 – GENERAL

1.01 DESCRIPTION:

A. Provide and compact select borrow as indicated and specified.

1.02 RELATED WORK:

A. Section 02210: Earth Excavation, Backfill, Fill and Grading.

1.03 REFERENCES:

A. American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) Publications:

B. C33: Specification for Concrete Aggregates.

C. D422: Test Method for Particle-Size Analysis of Soils.

D. D1140: Test Method for Amount of Material in Soils Finer than the No. 200 (75 µm)
Sieve.

E. D1557: Test Method for Laboratory Compaction Characteristics of Soil Using Modified
Effort (56,000 ft-lbf/ft3 (600 kN-m/m3).

F. D2487: Standard Classification of Soils for Engineering Purposes (Unified Soil
Classification System).

G. Equivalent British/European codes and standards may be used; however, the equivalency
shall be demonstrated and submitted by the Contractor and approved by the CM/CS.

1.04 SUBMITTALS:

A. Submit the following in accordance with Section 01300:

B. Gradation and compaction test results from the soil testing laboratory, at least two (2)
weeks prior to hauling material, for the CM/CS’s acceptance.

C. Submit a 20-lb. [9 kg] sample of the material when requested by the CM/CS.

1.05 QUALITY ASSURANCE:

Libya Infrastructure Master Spec 02225-1 20-Nov-08

[38 mm] 70 . Material testing frequency and requirements as specified in Section 02210. and organic matter. B. Maximum particle size and gradation analyses shall be performed in accordance with ASTM D422. Select borrow shall be well-graded coarse-grained soil in accordance with ASTM D2487 and shall meet the following gradation: Sieve Percentage by Weight Passing Designation Square Mesh Sieves 3 in. Soil particles shall conform to the physical property requirements of ASTM C33. Provide in accordance with Section 01700. A. 200 [75 µm] 0-5 C. D.100 3/4 in. PART 2 . END OF SECTION Libya Infrastructure Master Spec 02225-2 20-Nov-08 .25 No. frost and frozen soil particles. and free of ice.85 No. leaves. Qualifications of the independent soil testing laboratory as specified in Section 02210. Specified in Section 02210 and as indicated on the drawings.PRODUCT 2.02 CONTRACT CLOSEOUT: A.75 mm] 30 . Provide in accordance with Section 01400 and as specified. Soil compaction test shall be performed in accordance with ASTM D1557 Procedure C.[19 mm] 50 .60 No. snow. B. [76 mm] 100 1-1/2 in. Use only material free from roots. 4 [4. PART 3 – EXECUTION 3. C.01 MATERIAL: A.01 PLACEMENT AND COMPACTION: A. 3. 50 [300 µm] 10 .

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