02-SITE CLEARANCE&E.W



SITE CLEARANCE and EARTH WORK

SITE CLEARANCE

  1. All adequate precautions against soil erosion, water pollution, etc., and where required, undertake additional works to that effect.
  2. Pole lines, fences, monuments, buildings, pipelines and sewers within or adjacent to the bridge proper are not to be disturbed and shall be protected from injury or damage.
  3. Existing culverts, bridges, pavements and other structures which are within the bridge proper and which are designated for removal, shall be removed up to the limit and extent specified in the Drawings

EARTHWORK

  1. The excavations shall conform to the lines, grades, side slopes and levels shown in the Drawings.   
  2. Shall not excavate outside the limits of excavation. Subject to the permitted tolerances, any excess depth/width excavated beyond the specified levels/dimensions in the Drawings shall be made good with suitable material of characteristics similar to that removed and compacted to the  satisfaction of the Engineer.

ROCK EXCAVATION

  1. Rock shall be removed up to the foundation level as specified in the Drawing.
  2. The excavation operations shall be so carried out that at no point on cut formations, the rock protrudes above the specified levels.
  3. Notwithstanding the foregoing, all loose pieces of rock on excavated slope surface which move when pierced by a crowbar shall be removed.
  4. Where blasting is required, the same shall be carried out as per the MoRTH Specifications for Road and Bridge works.

RELATED CODES:

  1. MoRTH-Specifications for Road and Bridge works (5th revision).

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