Radha Krishna Temple Construction
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JOB SITE CONDITIONS, COORDINATION & PREPARATION
Radha Krishna Temple Kitchen Expansion Project
SECTION 15010 - GENERAL REQUIREMENTS FOR MECHANICAL SYSTEMS
EXCAVATION AND BACKFILLING
a) Perform all excavation and backfilling necessary for the installation of the work. This shall include shoring and pumping in ditches to keep them in dry condition until the work has been installed. All shoring required to protect the excavation and safeguard employees shall be properly performed.
b) Perform excavation and backfilling in strict accordance with the provisions of these specifications including trench safety requirements.
c) All excavations shall be made to the proper depth, with allowances made for floor slabs, forms, beams, etc. Ground under piping shall be well compacted before piping is installed.
d) Backfilling shall be made with selected soil, free from rocks and debris and shall be pneumatically tamped with 6 inch layers to secure a field density ratio of 95 percent as defined by ASTM Designation D698-57T (Proctor Soil Compaction Test).
e) Excavated materials not suitable and not used in the backfill shall be removed from the site.
f) Field check and verify the locations of all underground utilities. Avoid disturbing these as far as possible. In the event existing utilities are damaged, they shall be repaired at no cost to Owner.
g) In a lime stabilized area, the lime stabilization shall be fully restored after the excavation is complete.
h) Replace concrete, curbs, paving and other surface improvements cut during excavation to their original condition.
1.11 JOBSITE CONDITIONS
a) Examine the areas and conditions under which work of this Section will be performed. Include required work to correct conditions detrimental to the timely and proper completion of all Division 15 Work. Do not proceed until unsatisfactory conditions are corrected.
1.12 PREPARATION AND COORDINATION
a) Perform coordination work in strict accordance with provisions of these specifications and the following:
b) Coordinate as necessary with other trades to assure proper and adequate interface with all work.
c) Where ducts, pipes other mechanical items are shown in conflict with locations ofstructural members and other equipment, include labor and materials required for extensions, offsets and supports to clear the encroachment.
d) Although such work is not specifically indicated, furnish and install all supplementary or miscellaneous items, appurtenances and devices incidental to or necessary for a sound, secure and complete installation.
e) Coordinate accepted equipment changes from those scheduled or specified with other trades affected. Additional compensation to other trades for equipment changes is the responsibility of the Contractor making the change.
f) The Mechanical Drawings are diagrammatic, but are required to be followed as closely as actual construction and work of other trades will permit. Duct and piping arrangement have been designed for maximum economy consistent with good practice and other considerations. Install the systems arranged as shown on the drawings, except as otherwise approved in advance by the Architect.
g) Data indicated on the Drawings and in these Specifications are as exact as could be secured, but their absolute accuracy is not warranted. The exact locations, distances, levels, and other conditions will be governed by actual construction and the Drawings and Specifications should be used only for guidance in such regard.
h) Where items such as diffusers, thermostats, switches, and control panels are not specifically located on the Drawings, locate as determined in the field by the Architect. Where such items are installed without such specific direction, relocate as directed by the Architect and at no additional cost to the Owner.
i) Verify all dimensions and distances. No additional compensation will be allowed because of differences between work shown on the Drawings and actual dimensions and distances at the jobsite.
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