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Project Manual for Demolition of Quick Buy Houses-2008 Charlotte

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					                            Bid Set No:_____________

                            Bidder:________________




          Project Manual
                for
Demolition of Quick Buy Houses-2008
    Charlotte, North Carolina


   MECKLENBURG COUNTY
     NORTH CAROLINA




         DECEMBER _, 2008
                                   TABLE OF CONTENTS
                                            FOR
                            PROFESSIONAL DEMOLITION SERVICES
                                    Quick Buy Houses-2008
                                       (December 2008)

GENERAL INFORMATION

Notice to Contractors
Instructions to Contractor
Definitions
Minority, Women & Small Business Enterprise Provisions and Forms
General Conditions of Contract

DIVISION ONE - GENERAL REQUIREMENTS

01010         Summary of Work
01020         Base Cost
01030         Harassment
01100         Special Conditions
01110         Work Restrictions
01200         Schedule of Payment
01210         Project Management and Coordination
01300         Temporary Facilities and Controls
01400         Cleaning Up
01405         Construction & Demolition Waste Management & Recycling
01500         Storage and Protection
01600         Project Closeout

DIVISION TWO – SITE WORK

02100         Sedimentation and Erosion Control
02110         Site Clearing
02120         Tree Preservation and Protection
02200         Earth Work
02210         Fine Grading
02220         Building Demolition
02300         Seeding

ASBESTOS ABATEMENT SPECIFICATIONS

01013         Summary of the Work - Asbestos Abatement
01043         Project Coordination - Asbestos Abatement
01091         Definitions and Standards - Asbestos Abatement
01092         Codes, Regulations and Standards
01301         Submittals
01410         Air Monitoring and Test Laboratory Services
01503         Temporary Facilities - Asbestos Abatement:
01513         Temporary Pressure Differential and Air Circulation System
01526         Temporary Enclosures
01560         Worker Protection - Asbestos Abatement
01711         Project Decontamination
01714         Work Area Clearance
02081         Removal of Asbestos-Containing Materials
02082         Non-friable Removal of Asbestos Containing Roofing
02083         Glove-bag Removal of Asbestos-Containing Materials
02084          Disposal of Asbestos Containing Waste Material
02085          Removal of Asbestos Containing Floor Tiles


PROPOSAL & CONTRACT FORMS

Proposal and Contract Form
State and County Sales Tax Statement and Certification
Form of Agreement
Mecklenburg County Solid Waste Recycling Report Form
Certification of Compliance with ADA
Certification of Non-Discrimination in Employment

ATTACHMENTS
                                   MECKLENBURG COUNTY
                                           Storm Water Services


                               NOTICE TO DEMOLITION CONTRACTORS

                                                December 10, 2008

        REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL FOR DEMOLITION AND ASBESTOS ABATEMENT SERVICES
                        QUICK BUY 2008-RESIDENTIAL STRUCTURES


Mecklenburg County is requesting proposals for demolition and asbestos abatement services of
multiple residential structures located in Charlotte, NC. These structures are flood-prone dwellings
that Mecklenburg County Stormwater has ear-marked for possible demolition. The project involves the
demolition of between possibly 30 to 50 residential structures, all necessary asbestos abatement, associated
concrete, gravel or asphalt drive way removal, grading, erosion control and seeding, possible underground
storage tank removal, septic tank removal and well abandonment.

It is the intent of the County to have this contract represent the following quantities;

    •    Demolition of 30 houses
    •    Average of 500 Sq. Ft. of Asbestos per house
    •    Remove underground storage tanks from 25% of the houses
    •    Removal of 10 cu. yds. of contaminated soil per tank
    •    Properly abandon 2 tanks in place
    •    Abandon wells at 10% of houses
    •    Removal of septic tanks at 10% of houses

A listing of the addresses of the potential structures is attached for your information. Drive by or internet
Polaris inspections are encouraged.

Mecklenburg County will receive proposals for demolition and asbestos abatement services for the residual
structures until 12:00 pm on Tuesday, December 23, 2008. Proposals shall be directed to James Gordon at the
address listed below. Mecklenburg County will award the contract to the company that meets the needs of the
County based on a consideration of all the factors outlined in this request for proposal. Cost is only one of the
factors that Mecklenburg County will consider and the contractor with the lowest proposed cost may not be
awarded the contract.
ANTICIPATED SCHEDULE

December 23, 2008              Proposal Submittal Deadline 12:00 pm
January 2008                   Contractor Selected
January 2008                   Contract Executed between Mecklenburg County and Contractor
January 2009                   County gives Contractor Notice to Proceed

The contractor is expected to be familiar with the demolition contract documents including the project
manual and demolition drawings ("Demolition Documents") when responding to this proposal. A copy
of the Demolition Documents may be obtained from James Gordon at the address listed below or
downloaded on the internet from the following site:
ftp://ftp1.co.mecklenburg.nc.us/luesa/stormwater/CavalierDemolition/

Contractor's proposal shall address each of the following:

PROJECT APPROACH
The Project Approach should contain a brief description of the firms understanding of and approach to
asbestos abatement. Include a description of the type and amount of equipment that will be employed
by the Contractor to complete this project and whether you own the equipment or will have to lease the
equipment to do the work and how much of the project that will be sub-contracted.

SIMILAR EXPERIENCE
The project includes asbestos abatement, building demolition, removal of all footings and slabs above
and under ground, removal of drive ways, patios, gravel and other impervious surfaces, grading,
sedimentation and erosion control measures, seeding and mulching and utility coordination. Also the
project may include the removal of any and all underground storage tanks, septic tanks and the proper
abandonment of any wells.

PROJECT TEAM
Provide a description of the number, job description and qualification of the personnel that the
Contractor will devote to this project consistently on a daily basis for the duration of the contract. This
must include the personnel for any sub-contractors. For instance, if you intend to use a sub-contractor
to perform the asbestos abatement, the sub-contractor must be disclosed in this proposal.

COST & SCHEDULE
Provide the Contractor's cost for the following items
           • Total proposed unit cost for demolition per unit dwelling.
           • Total proposed unit cost of asbestos removed per square foot in accordance with the
              asbestos report as furnished by Mecklenburg County. The asbestos removal unit cost
              will be broken down into four (4) categories: Flooring & Mastic, Surfacing Material,
              Roofing, and Misc.
           • Total unit cost of removing each underground storage tank as per the environmental
              assessment report as furnished by Mecklenburg County.
           • Total proposed unit cost for removing contaminated soils associated with removal of
              underground storage tanks.
           • Total proposed unit cost for pumping and filling of underground storage tanks in place
              in accordance with instructions given by Mecklenburg County personnel, in the event
              Mecklenburg County decides to leave the tanks in place.
           • Total proposed unit cost for properly abandoning of existing well that has been
              identified by an environmental assessment provided by Mecklenburg County.
           •   Total proposed unit cost for removal of each septic tank as directed by Mecklenburg
               County Representative.


M/W/SBE REQUIREMENTS
Contractor must submit the necessary documentation to comply with the Minority, Women and Small
Business Enterprise Provisions as contained in the Project Manual in the Demolition Documents.

SUBMITTAL REQUIREMENTS
Proposals are limited to:

•   Submittals may be color or black/white; they should be concise and to the point; not elaborate
    productions. Submittals are limited to a maximum of 10 pages inclusive of the cover letter. The
    submittal may include maps, spreadsheets, graphics, logos and a cover letter, but all of these
    objects will be included in the 10 page limit. It shall be typed using a font size 12 or larger on 8 ½”
    x 11” sheets, single-spaced, one side only with no less than one inch margins. All pages in excess
    of the 10 page limit will be discarded. The 10 page limit does not include M/W/SBE forms and
    requirements.
•   Proposals may be submitted electronically in Adobe Acrobat PDF format (preferably in one file) or
    in hardcopy form by the date indicated in the schedule above. If submitting electronically, please
    send to James Gordon at the e-mail address below. It is recommended that you submit before the
    last day and contact James Gordon to confirm the submittal.
•   Scanned signatures shall be valid for this submittal. E-mail routing and IP information will be
    logged to verify authenticity and becomes a part of your submittal signature as well as date-time
    logging.
•   If applicable, clearly disclose all potential conflicts or appearances of conflicts of interest with third
    parties; include (1) present or prior relationships, (2) work in same or different discipline, (3) work
    in local area or elsewhere, (4) work as prime or sub-consultant., etc.

To request a copy of the Demolition Documents or if you have any questions concerning the project
contact:

                                 James Gordon, P.E., Project Manager
                               Mecklenburg County Storm Water Services
                              700 North Tryon Street, Charlotte NC 28202
                                            704-336-3871
                              James.Gordon@MecklenburgCountyNC.gov

Upon request, this information will be made available in an alternative format for persons with
disabilities.
INSTRUCTIONS TO CONTRACTOR

1. FAMILIARITY WITH WORK AND CONDITIONS: Before preparing Proposals, Contractors are
    encouraged to drive by or identify by internet Polaris each site in order to familiarize themselves with
    all conditions. Mecklenburg County Stormwater (Owner) will not be responsible to the Contractor for
    payments other than as set out in the Demolition Contract should conditions be different from those
    assumed or contemplated by the Contractor. The Contractor is required to satisfy himself, before
    submitting a proposal, as to the correctness of the site as indicated by the Contract Documents.

2. FAMILIARITY WITH LAWS, ETC.: The Contractor shall be familiar with all Federal, State and
    Local Laws, ordinance and regulations, which may in any manner affect those engaged or employed
    in Work, or the materials or equipment in or upon the Work, or in any way affect the conduct of the
    Work, and no pleas of misunderstanding will be considered on account of the ignorance thereof. If
    the Contractor shall discover any provisions in the plans, specifications or Demolition Contract
    (hereinafter sometimes referred to as “Contract”) which are contrary to or inconsistent with any such
    law, ordinance, or regulation, he shall immediately report it to the Owner in writing before the
    awarding of the contract.

3. INTERPRETATIONS OF PLANS AND SPECIFICATIONS: If any prospective Contractor is in
   doubt as to the true meaning of any part of the Contract Documents, he shall submit to the Owner no
   later than seven (7) calendar days prior to the bid opening, a written request for an interpretation
   thereof.

    Any interpretation of the proposed documents will be made only by Addenda to the Contract
    Documents, which will be sent to all persons to whom Contract Documents have been issued.
    Interpretations, corrections and changes in Contract Documents made in any other manner will not be
    binding.

    All such addenda shall become part of the Contract Documents. The Consultant and the Owner will
    not be responsible for any other explanations or interpretations.

    The Proposal shall be based upon the materials and equipment described in the Contract Documents
    or on substitutions that have been approved for use on this project.

4. INSURANCE, PERFORMANCE & PAYMENT AND MATERIAL BOND: See the General
    Conditions for Insurance and Performance & Payment and Material Bond requirements.

5. PROPOSAL FORM: All forms included in the proposal documents shall be completed in ink or be
    typewritten. Both words and figures shall be indicated in the proposal. If there is a discrepancy
    between the wording and the figures, the wording shall govern. With each proposal, the Contractor
    shall include Certification of Non-Discrimination in Employment, Certification of Compliance with
    Americans with Disabilities Act, MWSBE Good Faith Effort, and either MWSBE Forms I or II. If
    there are any omissions, lines left blank on the forms, or alterations, qualifiers of the forms; the
    proposal shall be deemed as non-responsive unless such omission, alteration or qualifier is waved by
    the Owner as an informality or technicality in the Owner’s sole discretion. A person that is legally
    authorized to bind the Contractor to a contract with the Owner shall sign the proposal. The signer of
    the bid proposal shall initial any corrections.


6. QUALIFICATIONS: Contractors will find special information in the Supplementary Conditions for
    this project regarding the Contractor’s Qualification Statement. The Owner reserves the right to

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   disqualify a Contractor if the Contractor does not possess the minimum stipulated qualifications for
   the Work, or has not provided the requested information.

7. PROPOSAL VALIDITY: The Proposal shall be deemed valid for a period of one hundred and
   twenty (120) calendar days after the opening thereof, for purposes of execution of the Contract.

8. CONTRACT BONDS: Within ten (10) days of notification of award of contract, the Contractor
   shall secure and post a Performance Bond and Labor and Material Bond each in the amount of
   $50,000. A surety, acceptable to the County, shall issue all such bonds. The County shall be named
   as the beneficiary. Cash bond will not be accepted.

9. AWARDING OF CONTRACT: The Owner will award a Contract conditioned on the availability
   of funds. The Owner shall have the right to accept Alternates in any order or combination. The Owner
   shall award the Contract based on many factors cost being one of those factors taking into
   considerations quality, performance and the time specified in the Proposal for the performance of the
   Contract. The Owner reserves the right to negotiate with the Contractor to reduce the scope of the
   Work to be within budget. The Owner also reserves the right to reject any or all proposals and to
   waive informalities or technicalities. After the project has been awarded to the Contractor by the
   Owner, the Owner shall prepare a Contract for the Contractor to execute. Notice to Proceed shall be
   issued after all parties have executed the Contract.

10. EXECUTION OF CONTRACT: The successful Contractor shall execute the Contract within ten
   (10) calendar days of receipt of the Contract.

11. NON-DISCRIMINATION IN EMPLOYMENT: During the performance of the Contract, the
   Contractors must agree as follows:

   The Contractors will not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of
   race, color, or religion, sex, disability or national origin. The Contractors will take affirmative action
   to ensure that applicants are employed and that employees are treated equal during employment
   without regard to race, color, religion and handicap. Such action will include, but not limited to, the
   following: employment, upgrading, demotion, or transfer, recruitment, or recruitment advertising,
   layoff or termination: rates of pay or other forms of compensation: and selection of training, including
   apprenticeship. The Contractors agree to post in conspicuous places, available to employees and
   applicants for employment, notices to be provided by the Local Public Agency setting forth the
   provisions of this non-discrimination clause.

   Contractors must submit with their Proposal a signed statement certifying compliance with
   requirements of this proposal regarding non-discriminatory employment practices.

12. MINORITY AND WOMEN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY: "It is the policy of The Owner to provide
   minorities and women equal opportunity for participating in all aspects of the County's contracting
   and procurement programs, including but not limited to employment, construction development
   projects, materials/services contracts and/or lease agreements, consistent with the laws of the State of
   North Carolina. It is further the policy of The Owner to prohibit discrimination against any person or
   business in pursuit of these opportunities on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age,
   handicap or veteran's status. It is further the policy of The Owner to conduct its contracting and
   procurement programs so as to prevent such discrimination and to resolve any and all claims of such
   discrimination."



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13. AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT REQUIREMENTS: The Owner will comply with
   the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), which prohibits discrimination on the basis of a
   disability. The Owner will make reasonable accommodations in all programs to enable participation
   by an individual with a disability who meets essential eligibility requirements. The Owner’s
   programs will be available in the most integrated setting for each individual. If any accommodations
   are necessary for participation in any program or services, participants are encouraged to notify
   County Staff. Contractors must also submit a signed statement as provided herein, certifying
   compliance with the requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act regarding non-
   discriminatory employment practices.

14. SUBSTITUTIONS: All Requests for approval of substitutions for specified products will be
   considered only upon submission of samples and manufacturers' data, in triplicate, of the product
   intended for substitution. The Owner, no later than ten (10) calendar days prior to awarding the
   contract, must receive all written requests for proposed substitutions for consideration. If the Owner
   accepts any proposed substitutions, such acceptance will be set forth in an addendum.



                           END OF INSTRUCTIONS TO CONTRACTORS




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DEFINITIONS




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                                         DEFINITIONS
Whenever in these specifications and contract documents the following terms, or pronouns in places of
them are used, the intent and meaning shall be interpreted as follows:

CONSULTANT:                    Duly authorized representative of Mecklenburg County working in a
                               direct or indirect capacity.

CONTRACT:                      The agreement covering the furnishing of materials, equipment, and/or
                               apparatus and the performance of the work. The Contract shall include
                               the "Proposal", "Plans", "Specifications", Addenda, "Surety Bond", and
                               agreement.

                               It should be thoroughly understood that all items and sections herein
                               contained are hereby made a part of the specifications and Contract and
                               are to be considered an instrument. The intent is to make them
                               explanatory one of the other. No papers attached to or bound with any of
                               the above shall be detached there from, as all are necessary parts thereof.

CONTRACT PERIOD:               The time fixed for performance and completion of the Contract which
                               includes the calendar period of time from the date set by the Owner in
                               the Notice to Proceed to the date established by adding the number of
                               days specified, and any time extension allowed by the Owner.

CONTRACTOR:                    Any individual, firm, corporation, or partnership, with whom a contract
                               is made by Mecklenburg County for the total project.

COUNTY OR OWNER:               Mecklenburg County, North Carolina

COUNTY MANAGER:                The County Manager of Mecklenburg County, North Carolina

COUNTY
REPRESENTATIVE:                An authorized representative of any Mecklenburg County agency
                               assigned to make any and all necessary inspections of the work
                               performed and materials furnished by the Contractor for compliance to
                               all Federal, State or Local requirements.

INSPECTOR:                     An authorized representative of Federal, State or Local governing agency
                               assigned to make any and all necessary inspections of the work
                               performed and materials furnished by the Contractor for compliance to
                               all Federal, State or Local requirements.

LABORATORY:                    The official laboratory designated or employed by the Mecklenburg
                               County with the approval of the County Manager.




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"OR EQUAL" CLAUSE:   The name of a certain brand, make, or definite specification is to denote
                     the quality standard of the article desired, but does not restrict contractors
                     to the specific brand, make, or manufacturer named. It is to set forth and
                     convey to prospective contractors the general style, type, character, and
                     quality of the article described.

                     Wherever the words, "or equal" appear in the specifications, they shall be
                     interpreted to mean an item of material or equipment similar to that
                     named and which is suited to the same use and capable of performing the
                     same function as that named.

PLANS:               All drawings, or reproductions of drawings pertaining to the construction
                     under the Contract.

PROPOSAL:            The approved prepared form on which the Contractor is to, or has
                     submitted his proposal for the contemplated work.

RIGHT-OF-WAY:        The area that has been acquired for the location, installation, and
                     maintenance of a public or private utility, roadway drainage facility,
                     sewer lines and water lines. The bounds of the right of way are shown
                     on and defined on the Plans.

SINGLE PRIME
CONTRACTOR:          Any individual, firm, corporation, or partnership, with whom a contract
                     is made by Mecklenburg County for the total project.

SPECIFICATIONS:      The directions, requirements and provisions herein contained in the
                     Notice to Contractors, Definitions, Instructions to Contractors, General
                     Conditions, Proposal, Agreement, and Addenda, relating to the method
                     and manner of performing the work, or the quantity and quality of
                     material to be furnished or the results to be obtained under the Contract.

STREET:              The whole right-of way between building line or property lines.

SUBCONTRACTOR:       Any individual, firm, or corporation with whom a Contractor with the
                     written consent of the Consultant & Owner, sublets, assigns, or otherwise
                     disposes of any part of the work covered by the contract.

SURETY:              The corporate body, which is bound with and for the Contractor, who is
                     primarily liable and which engages to be responsible for the Contractor
                     for his acceptable performance of the work for which he has contracted.



                             END OF DEFINITIONS




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MECKLENBURG COUNTY
 MWSBE PROVISIONS




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                                        POLICY STATEMENT



It shall be policy of Mecklenburg County Government to provide minority-owned, women-owned, and
small business enterprises (collectively “MWSBE”) as well as other responsible vendors with fair and
reasonable opportunity to participate in Mecklenburg County’s business opportunities.

Mecklenburg County’s MWSBE Program is committed to support the economic development of small
business enterprises and the minority community. The M/W/SBE program encourages contractors to
actively and aggressively seek MWSBE participation. It is further the intent of the program to widen
opportunities for participation, increase competition, and ensure the proper and diligent use of public
funds.

The County Manager shall implement an M/W/SBE Program that includes aspirational goals for
M/W/SBE utilization in proportion to the availability of qualified vendors in particular areas of
procurement as recommended in MGT of America’s 2003 Disparity Study. On an annual basis, the
County Manager shall report to the Board of County Commissioners regarding M/W/SBE utilization in
comparison to the aspirational goals. The County Manager is authorized to make changes in MWSBE
procedures consistent with this policy and applicable laws. The Board of County Commissioners shall
then determine whether the aspirational goals should be modified, eliminated, or remain in effect.




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                  MECKLENBURG COUNTY GOVERNMENT
  MINORITY, WOMEN, AND SMALL BUSINESS ENTERPRISES PROGRAM PROVISIONS

                                      INTRODUCTION

The Mecklenburg County Board of Commissioners' adopted a Minority and Women's Business Enterprise
(M/W/SBE) Plan, to require contractors and sub-contractors to take all necessary steps to ensure
maximum opportunity for the participation of M/W/SBE's in its contracting activities with Mecklenburg
County.

Mecklenburg County conducts its contracting and procurement in a manner to provide equal opportunities
for M/W/SBE firms. Copies of the official M/W/SBE Plan and additional information may be obtained
from:

               Ms. Teresa McDow
               The Minority, Women & Small Business Enterprises Program
               Central Piedmont Community College (CPCC) Professional Development Building
               Central Campus
               124 East Independence Blvd.
               Suite 204
               Charlotte, North Carolina 28204-2224

               Telephone: (704) 432-4504
               Facsimile: (704) 432-4505




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                                           SECTION I
                                    PURPOSE AND DEFINITIONS


Mecklenburg County Government (hereinafter referred to as the “County”) procures supplies materials
and equipment (“Goods”), construction, alteration and repair work of buildings (“Construction and
Repair”), and other services (“Other Services”). In connection with such procurements, the County
desires that M/W/SBE firms have a fair and reasonable opportunity to participate, and the MWSBE
Program will maintain an ongoing outreach effort to ensure that end. Participation shall be measured in
terms of the actual dollars received by M/W/SBE firms.

Participant: Any person, firm, partnership, corporation, association, or joint venture seeking to be
awarded a public contract or subcontract.

Contract: A mutual legally binding relationship or any modification thereof obligating the seller to
furnish equipment or services, including construction and leases, that obligates the buyer to pay for said
equipment or services.

Contractor: Any person, firm, partnership, corporation, association, or joint venture which has been
awarded a public contract or lease, to furnish materials, equipment, or provide services at a specified
price, including every subcontract on such a contractual agreement with guaranteed warranties and
insurance.

Discrimination: To distinguish, differentiate, separate or segregate solely on the basis of age, race,
religion, color, sex, national origin, disability or veteran's status.
Equipment: Includes materials, supplies, commodities, and apparatus.

Goal: A numerical objective.

Joint Venture: An association of two or more businesses to carry out a single business enterprise for
profit, for which purpose they combine their property, capital, efforts, skills and knowledge.

Lessee: A business that leases, or is negotiating to lease, property from the County/Contractor or
equipment or services to the County/Contractor, or to the public on County property.

Minority: A person who is a citizen or lawful permanent resident of the United States and who is:
       a.     African American - this is, a person having origins in any of the black racial groups of
              Africa;
       b.     Hispanic American - that is a person of Spanish or Portuguese culture with origins in
              Mexico, South America, or the Caribbean Islands, regardless of race;
       c.     Asian American - that is, a person having origins in any of the original peoples of the Far
              East, Southeast Asia, Asia, the Indian subcontinent, the Pacific Islands;
       d.     Native American - that is a person having origins in any of the original peoples of North
              America;

Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) and Women Business Enterprise (WBE):
A business which is at least fifty-one percent (51%) owned and controlled by minority group members or
European American female(s). An MBE/WBE is bonafide only if the minority group or European
American female ownership interests are real and continuing and not created solely to meet the
MBE/WBE requirement. In addition, the MBE/WBE must himself/herself perform satisfactory work or
services to provide supplies under the contract and not act as a mere conduit. In short, the contractual
relationship must also be bonafide. Certification of minority and women businesses is provided by
City/County Certification Committee.

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Owned and Controlled: A business which is (1) a sole proprietorship legitimately owned by an
individual who is a minority or European American female; (2) a partnership or joint venture controlled
by minorities or European American females, and in which at least fifty-one percent (51%) of the
beneficial ownership interests legitimately are held by minorities or European American females; or (3) a
corporation or other entity controlled by minorities or European American females, and in which at least
fifty-one percent (51%) of the voting interests and fifty-one percent (51%) of the beneficial ownership
interests are legitimately held by minorities or European American females. In addition, these persons
must control the management and operation of the business on a day to day basis.

Significant Material Suppliers: Any aggregation of material, equipment or supplies provided by a
single person or business for utilization in a County construction project, the total value of which is ten
percent (10%) or more of the value of the contract or $2,000, whichever is less.

Sub-bids: Any quote for labor and/or material to a Contractor.

Subcontractor: Any named person, firm, partnership, corporation which supplies any work, labor,
services, supplies, equipment, materials or any combination of the foregoing under contract with the
contractor on a public contract.

Sub-Recipient: Any subcontractor or sub-lessee.

Woman:
     a.          European American female - that is a female that does not have origins in any of
                the groups listed under Minority.


                                              SECTION II
                                            M/W/SBE GOALS

The aspirational goals for participation by Minority, Women, and Small Business Enterprises as
subcontractors on this project have been set at:

                          Recommended Goals for Each Business Category
                    by Race/Ethnic/Gender Classification Based on MGT Study
                 Category                MBE Goal           WBE Goal             SBE Goal
    Construction                            10%                 6%                 21%
    Architecture & Engineering               4%                 7%                 16%
    Professional Services                    9%                 9%                 23%
    Other Services (other than               5%                 4%                 14%
    Architecture & Engineering and
    other Professional Services)
    Goods                                    3%                 3%                 11%
   *NOTE: *The overall SBE Goal can be achieved by any combination of participation by MBE, WBE
and or SBE’s.


                                   SECTION III
                 MINORITY, WOMEN, AND SMALL BUSINESS ENTERPRISES
                              PARTICIPATION GOAL
                     AND "GOOD FAITH EFFORTS" REQUIREMENT


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The Contractor will consider all competitive sub-bids and quotes received from M/W/SBE firms. When a
subcontract is not awarded to the M/W/SBE firm submitting the lowest bid, the Contractor must
document the reason(s) award was not made and substantiate that documentation in writing. If the
Contractor terminates an agreement and/or subcontract with an M/W/SBE firm, the Contractor will be
required to adhere to these provisions of a "Good Faith Effort" in the selection of the replacement for
that M/W/SBE firm.


                                        SECTION IV
                             M/W/SBE SUBMITTAL AND TIME FRAME

The Contractor will submit the following forms, completed with his (her) proposal:

1. "Statement of Intent for M/W/SBE Utilization" (Form I)
This form will illustrate the areas in which the Contractor has identified potential MBE, WBE and SBE
subcontract opportunity, the dollar value and percentage in which the Contractor proposes to attain in
MBE, WBE and SBE utilization.

The purpose of this document is to measure the Contractor's "Good Faith Efforts" in the pre-bid stage.
It is not the intent of this document to commit the Contractor to subcontracting these areas only to MBE,
WBE and SBE firms or releasing the Contractor from negotiating with MBE, WBE and SBE firms for
subcontract opportunities in other areas.

                                                     or

2. "Statement of Intent of Performing Work Without Subcontracting" (Form II)
This form is to be submitted if the bidder does not intend to subcontract any portions of the work and if
there are not any significant material purchases on which MBE, WBE and/or SBE firms can be utilized.
The bidder must certify that this has been a typical practice on projects of similar scope and dollar value;
and provide with his/her bid a list of those projects along with: the project name, the owner, the owner's
project manager and/or representative, total dollar value, the beginning and completion date.

By submittal of Form II, the Contractor is certifying that:

(1)     He (she) will not enter into any subcontract for duration of project, and if he (she) does decide to
        subcontract any portion of the work he (she) will:
        (a)    Notify the County immediately of the decision to subcontract.
        (b)    Adhere to the provision of "Good Faith Efforts" in filling that subcontract opportunity.

(2)     He (she) does not typically subcontract on projects of similar scope and dollar value.

        The M/W/SBE Program Coordinator may request the apparent low bidder to provide
        additional information to clarify the bidder's responsiveness. Failure to submit the
        completed form(s) with your bid may deem the bid as non-responsive.


Upon the receipt of the Letter of Intent to Award/Letter of Award, the apparent low bidder will be
requested to attend a pre-construction conference at which time he/she will be required to submit the
following M/W/SBE Documentation:

A.      If MBE, WBE & SBE participation equals or exceeds overall County goals:
        (1)    Minority, Women's and Small Business Utilization Commitment (Form III).
        (2)    Letter of Intent to Perform as a Subcontractor and/or Provide Supplies or Services

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                (Form IV) for each M/W/SBE firm or copy of the subcontract agreement(s).


B.      If M/W/SBE participation does not equal or exceed the overall County goals:
        (1)    Documentation showing solicitation of bids and material quotes from MBE, WBE and
               SBE’s, and the Certificate of M/W/SBE Unavailability (Form V), or if no response was
               received from an MBE, WBE and/or SBE.
        (2)    Documentation showing the reasons a subcontract or significant material purchase was
               not awarded to an MBE, WBE and/or SBE.
        (3)    M/W/SBE Utilization Commitment (Form III).
        (4)    Letter of Intent to Perform as a Subcontractor and/or provide Supplies or Services (Form
               IV) for each M/W/SBE subcontractor/supplier.
        (5)    The M/W/SBE Program Coordinator may require the Contractor to submit additional
               information to verify his (her) "Good Faith Efforts".


C.      If no subcontracts are used:
        (1)     The payrolls from the previous project(s) of similar scope and dollar value or a current
                list of employees and job classifications.
        (2)     The list of equipment owned or leased for the previous project(s) of similar scope and
                dollar value or a list of equipment owned or leased to be used on this project.
        (3)     A schedule of major project items with tentative beginning and completion dates.

The M/W/SBE documentation will be received by the Real Estate Services Department at the pre-
construction conference and forwarded to the M/W/SBE Program Coordinator within three (3) working
days for a determination of compliance. The M/W/SBE Program Coordinator will make a determination
of compliance within ten (10) working days from receipt of the documentation from the Real Estate
Services Department. If the Contractor does not submit his M/W/SBE documentation at the pre-
construction conference he/she will be deemed to be in non-compliance with the "Good Faith Efforts".
The M/W/SBE Program Coordinator will notify the Contractor of the determination of compliance or
non-compliance and forward a copy of the notification to the Real Estate Services Department.

The penalty for non-compliance as stated in Section III will be applied against the contract until the
Contractor is determined to be in compliance with his (her) "Good Faith Efforts".
At the time of the final request for payment upon completion of the project, the Contractor shall submit a
Statement of Final Payments to M/W/SBE Subcontractors and Suppliers (Form VI).
Final payment will not be released until Form VI is submitted.


                                            SECTION V
                                         RESPONSIBILITIES

M/W/SBE Program Coordinator
At the time of advertisement for bids, the M/W/SBE Program Coordinator will notify certified Minority,
Women, and Small Business Enterprise firms of the opportunities available to them and will provide them
with a list of potential prime bidders. The M/W/SBE Program Coordinator will provide the bidders with
a list of certified M/W/SBE firms that can provide sub-bids and/or quotes for scope of services upon
request.

Prime Contractor
The primes will be required to solicit quotations from certified M/W/SBE firms and provide the same
information, request and time to M/W/SBE firms as they would non-M/W/SBE firms.


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If the Contractor elects to use an M/W/SBE firm that is not certified by the City/County M/W/SBE
Certification process, it is the Contractor's responsibility to notify that firm that the M/W/SBE firm should
submit an application for certification within thirty (30) days of signing the letter of intent (Form IV). If
the firm does not submit an application within the specified time frame or fails to meet the certification
criteria that contract amount with that M/W/SBE firm will not be considered as M/W/SBE participation.

MBE, WBE and SBE Firms
It is the responsibility of the M/W/SBE firm to contact the M/W/SBE Program Coordinator for contract
opportunities, to provide quotes and/or sub-bids when requested. The M/W/SBE will also be responsible
for completing the letter of intent (Form IV) in a timely manner and returning it to the prime contractor.

The M/W/SBE firm must be certified by the City/County Certification Process in order for their contract
dollar amounts to be counted as M/W/SBE participation.

If the M/W/SBE firm is not certified at the time the firm commits to provide services, the M/W/SBE
should apply for certification with the City/County Certification Committee within thirty (30) days.

If the M/W/SBE firm fails to submit an application for certification within the specified time frame or if
the M/W/SBE firm is not certified by the City/County Certification Committee, that
M/W/SBE firm’s contract dollar amount will not be counted as MWSBE participation.


                                              SECTION VI
                                              PENALTIES

A penalty of five percent (5%) of the contract payment amount will be imposed against prime contractors
who fail to meet the requirements of the "Good Faith Efforts" as documented herein.

All documents and information submitted by the Contractor will become a legal and binding part of the
contract documents.

A finding by the County that any of the information submitted is deliberately inaccurate, false or
incomplete will constitute grounds for non-compliance, and the penalty of five percent (5%) of the
contract payment amount applied.

If the Contractor is found to be continuously in non-compliance, with these provisions or in direct
contention, such actions may be considered by the County as a basis for not awarding
future contracts.


                                           SECTION VII
                                      GRIEVANCE PROCEDURE

The Grievance (internal complaint resolution) procedure is a resource available to all contractors,
subcontractors, and vendors doing business with Mecklenburg County under the M/W/SBE Program.
Grievances related to the administration of the M/W/SBE Plan will be processed by the County's
M/W/SBE Program Coordinator as follows:

1.                               The grievance must be reported in writing to the Mecklenburg County
                                 M/W/SBE Program Coordinator, CPCC Professional Development
                                 Building, Central Campus, 124 East Independence Blvd., Suite 204,
                                 Charlotte, North Carolina 28204-2224.


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       2.     The Program Coordinator and other designated County representatives will review the
              basis and the issues of the complaint and may request supporting evidence. Processing of
              a grievance will be completed within fifteen (15) working days unless circumstances
              mandate otherwise.
       3.     Any participant who desires to appeal the decision or ruling of the Program Coordinator
              may request an appeal to the County Manager.
       4.     The final decision will be rendered by the County Manager based upon a review of the
              record.

Any complainant not satisfied by the County Manager's decision may avail himself/herself of any
remedies available under the law.




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                                     FORM I
                             STATEMENT OF INTENT OF
                MINORITY, WOMEN'S AND SMALL BUSINESS UTILIZATION
                           (TO BE SUBMITTED WITH BID)

We,                                                                        , do certify that on
               (Bidder)

the
                                                      (Project Name)

(                                          )
       (Dollar Amount of Bid)

we anticipate expending a minimum of _____% of the total dollar amount on the bid with minority
business enterprises, _____% with women's business enterprises, and _____% with small business
enterprises. MBE/WBE/SBE's may be employed as construction subcontractors, vendors, suppliers, or
professional services. The bidder indicates that he (she) will utilize MBE/WBE/SBE in the following
areas:

Description of Work           MBE Amount    WBE Amount SBE Amount
_________________________│_____________ │_______________│________________

_________________________│_____________               │_______________│_________________

_________________________│__________              │_______________ │_________________

_________________________│__________              │_______________ │_________________

_________________________│_______              ______│_______________ │_________________

_________________________│________                    │_______________ │_________________

_________________________│________                    │______________ _│_________________
       TOTALS
_________________________│___                  ______│______________ _│_________________


The undersigned will make every effort to enter into formal agreements with Minority, Women's or Small
Business firms for the work listed in this schedule conditional upon execution of a contract with
Mecklenburg County.

The undersigned understands that they are permitted to negotiate with additional MBE/WBE/SBE firms
for other materials and services not listed in the above schedule.

Submitted by: __________________________________ Date: ________________
         (Authorized Representative)

Print Name: ________________________________

TITLE: ____________________________________

ADDRESS: __________________________________

TELEPHONE NO.: ____________________________


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                                                 FORM II

      STATEMENT OF INTENT TO PERFORM WORK WITHOUT SUBCONTRACTING
                        (TO BE SUBMITTED WITH BID)


We,                                                              , hereby certify that it is our intent
                              (Bidder)

to perform 100% of the work required for the

                                                                                         contract
                                   (Name of Project)

In making this certification, the Bidder states the following:

        1.      That it is a normal business practice of the bidder to perform all elements of this
                type contract with its own work forces without the use of subcontracts,

                                                    AND

        2.      That if it should become necessary to subcontract some portion of the
                work at a later date, the bidder will comply with all requirements of the
                "Good Faith Efforts" in providing equal opportunity to MWSBE firms
                to subcontract the work.

The undersigned hereby certifies that he or she has read the terms of this statement and is authorized to
bind the bidder as herein set forth.

Signature and title of authorized official of the company and the date must be properly executed on this
document and a list of previous projects of similar scope and dollar value as stated in Section II attached
or the bid may be deemed non-responsive.


Date: _____________________ Company Name: ________________________________


Submitted By: _____________________________________________________________
                 (Authorized Representative)

Print Name:


TITLE: ____________________________________________________________________

ADDRESS: __________________________________________________________________

CITY/STATE/ZIP CODE: ______________________________________________________

TELEPHONE NO.: ____________________________




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                                 FORM III
         MINORITY, WOMEN AND SMALL BUSINESS ENTERPRISE UTILIZATION
                               COMMITMENT

We,                                                                             , do certify that on the
                                (Prime Contractor)


                                (Project Name)

____________________________
(Dollar Amount of Bid)

has committed a minimum of _____% of the total dollar amount of the contract with minority business
enterprises, and _____% with women's business enterprises.

                                                                    Type of
                                                                    Work
                                                          Contact   To Be           Dollar
Name of Firm            MBE         WBE        SBE        Person    Performed       Value




        TOTAL

The contractor has also furnished Letter of Intent (Form IV).

The undersigned has or will enter into a formal agreement with the Minority, Women or Small Business
firms for work listed in this schedule.

The undersigned hereby certifies that he or she has read the terms of this commitment and is authorized to
bind the contractor to the commitment herein set forth.

Signature and title of authorized official of the company and the date must be properly executed on this
document.

Submitted by: __________________________________ Date: ________________
                      (Authorized Representative)

Print Name:
TITLE:
ADDRESS:

TELEPHONE NO.:




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                                             FORM IV

Project Name:



                LETTER OF INTENT TO PERFORM AS A SUBCONTRACTOR OR
                            PROVIDE SUPPLIES OR SERVICES


TO: __________________________________ ADDRESS: ___________________________
     (Prime Contractor)

CONTACT PERSON: ________________________ TELEPHONE NO.: ___________________

The undersigned intends to provide supplies or services in connection with the above bid request as a
Minority, Women’s or Small Business Enterprise.

Check all that apply: _____African American ___ Hispanic American; ___Asian           American;
       Native American;     ____ European American Female;         ___Small Business.

The undersigned is prepared to perform the following described work in connection with the above
project. (Specify in detail particular work items or parts thereof to be performed):

___________________________________________________________________________

___________________________________________________________________________

at the following price: $_________________________________.

You have projected the following delivery date for such supplies and services, and the undersigned is
projecting completion of such work as follows:

                                               Items

___________________________________________________________________________

___________________________________________________________________________

The signed: ____________________       Print Name:_____________________ has or will enter into a
formal agreement with you for the above supplies or services conditioned upon your execution of a
contract with Mecklenburg County.

Date: _____________________, 20____ __________________________________________
                                   (Name of Minority, Women's or Small Business Enterprise)

CONTACT PERSON: ___________________________________________________________

TITLE: _________________________________________________________________                 ___

ADDRESS: ______________________________________________________________                 ____

TELEPHONE NO.: ____________________________




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                                        FORM V
                         CERTIFICATE OF MWSBE UNAVAILABILITY

NAME: ______________________________ Project Name: _______________________
           (Prime Contractor)

Contact Person: ____________________ Address: ____________________________

Telephone No.: _____________________

___________________________________________________________________________

Name and Address of                   Type of Work (Electric,                Reason for
Minority, Women’s or                  Paving, etc.) and Contract             Unavailability
Small Business                        Items or Supplies to be
Contractor                            Performed


___________________________________________________________________________

___________________________________________________________________________

___________________________________________________________________________

___________________________________________________________________________

___________________________________________________________________________

___________________________________________________________________________

___________________________________________________________________________

___________________________________________________________________________

The undersigned certifies that the above Minority, Women's or Small Business Enterprise(s) was (were)
contacted in "Good Faith" and that said MWSBE(s) were unable to submit a bid.

Date: _______________________, 20      __ Submitted by: ____________________
                                                            (Signature of Authorized
                                                             Representative)

                                                              Title: ________ ________________


CONTACT PERSON: ________           ___________________________________________________

TITLE: ____        ________________________________________________________________

ADDRESS: ____          ______________________________________________________________

TELEPHONE NO.:____                                                 _______________________




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                                      FORM VI
            STATEMENT OF PAYMENTS TO MWSBE SUBCONTRACTORS & SUPPLIERS
                   (TO BE SUBMITTED WITH FINAL PAYMENT REQUEST)


     Project: _________________________________ Contract #: ___________________

     Contractor's Name: _____________________________________

Cert. #    MBE     WBE      SBE   Name of Firm / Address & Phone #       Total                 Contact
                                                                         Amount                Person




     Total Contract Cost:

     Total % M/W/SBE:

     I hereby certify that this statement is true and that above payments have been made.

     Contractor:
     Address:

     By:                ______
                 Contractor                                                            Title

     PRINT NAME:


     Subscribed and sworn to before me this ___________ day of ___________________ 20 ____

     Notary Public: _____________________________________

     My Commission Expires: _____________________________




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ATTACH TO BID ATTACH TO BID              ATTACH TO BID ATTACH TO BID            ATTACH TO BID



                                         Mecklenburg County
                                       "GOOD FAITH EFFORT"

County of ________________________

Affidavit of____________________________________________________
                (Name of Bidder)

I have made a good faith effort to comply under the following areas checked:
(A minimum of 50 points is required to have achieved a “good faith effort”)

(Y/N)

____(1) Contacting minority, women’s or small businesses that reasonably could have been expected to
                submit a quote and that were known to the contractor or available on State or
                local government maintained lists at least 10 days before the bid or proposal date and
                notifying them of the nature and scope of the work to be performed. Value = 10 points

____(2) Making the construction plans, specifications and requirements available for
               review by prospective minority, women’s or small businesses or providing these
               documents to them at least 10 days before the bid or proposals are due. Value = 10
               points

____(3)         Breaking down or combining elements of work into economically feasible units to
                facilitate minority, women’s or small business participation. Value = 10 points

____(4)         Working with minority trade, community, or contractor organizations identified by the
                Office of Historically Underutilized Businesses and included in the bid documents that
                provide assistance in recruitment of minority businesses. Value = 10 points.

____(5)         Attending any pre-bid meetings scheduled by the public owner. Value = 10 points.

____(6)         Providing assistance in getting required bonding or insurance or providing
                alternatives to bonding or insurance for subcontractors. Value = 20 points.

____(7)         Negotiating in good faith with interested minority, women’s or small businesses and not
                rejecting them as unqualified without sound reasons based on their capabilities. Any
                rejection of minority, women’s or small businesses based on lack of qualification should
                have the reasons documented in writing. Value = 15 points.

____(8)         Providing assistance to an otherwise qualified minority, women’s or small business in
                need of equipment, loan capital, lines of credit, or joint pay agreements to secure loans,
                supplies, or letters of credit, including waiving credit that is ordinarily required.
                Assisting minority, women’s or small businesses in obtaining the same unit pricing with
                the bidder's suppliers in order to help minority, women’s or small businesses in
                establishing credit. Value = 25 points.



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____(9)          Negotiating joint venture and partnership arrangements with minority, women’s or small
                 businesses in order to increase opportunities for minority, women’s or small business
                 participation on a public construction or repair project when possible. Value = 20 points.

____(10)         Providing quick pay agreements and policies to enable minority, women or small
                 business contractors and suppliers to meet cash-flow demands. Value = 20 points.


          In accordance with GS143-128.2(d) the undersigned will enter into a formal agreement with the
          firms listed in the Identification of Minority Business Participation schedule conditional upon
          execution of a contract with the Owner. Failure to abide by this statutory provision will
          constitute a breach of the contract.

          The undersigned hereby certified that he or she has read the terms of the minority, women’s and
          small business commitment and is authorized to bind the bidder to the commitment herein set
          forth.

          Date:____________      Name of Authorized Officer:___________________________________

                 Signature:__________________________________________________

                 Title:______________________________________________________


          State of North Carolina, County of______________________________
          Subscribed and sworn to before me this ______day of _______________20___
          Notary Public____________________________________
          My commission expires____________________________




                Seal




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GENERAL CONDITIONS




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                          GENERAL CONDITIONS OF CONTRACT

1. SCOPE: The work to be performed under the specifications is to cover the completed work
 shown on the contract documents or called for herein. The Contractor shall furnish all machinery,
 tools, equipment, and labor necessary to complete the work.

2. OBSERVANCE OF LAWS: The Contractor shall at all times observe and comply with all
 Federal, State and Local laws, ordinances, regulations and all such decrees as exist at present or may
 be enacted during period of construction, by bodies or tribunal having any jurisdiction or authority
 over the work, in any manner affecting the conduct of the work. No plea of misunderstanding will
 be considered on account of his ignorance thereof.

3. PERMITS AND LICENSES: The Contractor shall procure all permits and licenses, pay all
 charges and fees, and give all notice necessary, and incidents to the due and lawful prosecution of
 the work.

4. NOTICE AND SERVICE THEREOF: All notices to the Contractor shall be in writing and shall
 be signed by an authorized representative of the County. Such notices can be delivered in person to
 the official representative of the Contractor or mailed to the Contractor’s official address. Such
 delivery in person or by mail shall constitute service of the notice.

5. ASSIGNMENTS: The contractor shall not assign or subcontract the whole or any part of this
 contract or any moneys due or to become due hereunder without written consent of any
 understanding of the assignee substantially to the effect of the following; it is agreed that the right of
 the assignee in and to any moneys due to become due to the Contractor shall be subject to prior liens
 of all persons, firms and corporations for services rendered or materials supplied for the performance
 of work under this contract.

6. MUTUAL RESPONSIBILITY OF CONTRACTORS: If, through acts of negligence on the part
 of the Contractor, any other contractor or subcontractor shall suffer loss or damage on the work, the
 Contractor agrees to settle with such other contractor or subcontractor by agreement, mediation, or
 arbitration, if such other contractor or subcontractor will so settle.

7. PUBLIC CONVENIENCE AND SAFETY: The Contractor at all times shall conduct the work
 in such a manner as to insure the least obstruction to vehicular and pedestrian traffic. The
 convenience of the general public and of residents along and adjacent to the work shall be
 satisfactorily provided for, including provisions and maintenance of access to passageways and
 entrances into public and private property. Work shall be satisfactorily provided for, including
 provisions and maintenance of access to passageways and entrances into public and private property.
 The Contractor shall provide, erect and maintain all necessary barricades, suitable and sufficient
 warning lights and danger signals, provide watchmen, and take all precautions necessary for the
 protection of the work and safety of the public. Any necessary signs shall be mounted on suitable
 and approved standards. The Contractor shall provide and maintain in a neat and sanitary condition,
 toilet facilities for use by all employees.

8. PROTECTION AND SAFETY: The Contractor shall, at the Contractor’s own risk and expense,
 shore up and otherwise protect buildings, bridges, fences, wall, property monuments, pipes and other
 structures and objects legally existing along the line, or adjacent to the work; and in the event of any
 injury to such public or private property by reason of, or consequent upon any act, omission, neglect
 or misconduct in the execution of the work provided for herein, the Contractor shall, at the
 Contractor’s own cost and expense make all such repairs as may be necessary to restore such


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 property to its former condition. Failure on the part of the Contractor to make all necessary repairs,
 or to satisfy any legal demand or liability, shall confer upon the County the right to make, or have
 made such repairs and discharge any such liability and demand, and any cost and expense thereof
 shall be deducted form any monies due or to become due the Contractor under this Contract.

 The Contractor shall not, without proper consent, enter upon or occupy any property or land except
 public street roadways. The Contractor shall not cause any hindrance to or interfere with any
 individual firm, corporation, highway organization or public utility, in the pursuance of their usual
 work and shall commit no public nuisance. The Contractor’s attention is called to the fact that there
 may be delays because of work to be done by the aforementioned organizations in repairing and
 relocation poles, conduits, or other facilities, and he is requested to cooperate in any way possible to
 assure completion of the project as quickly as possible. It is distinctly understood that the
 Contractor will have no claims whatsoever against Mecklenburg County for any delay resulting
 from work performed by these organizations.

 It is clearly understood that it is the responsibility of the Contractor to maintain reasonable
 cleanliness of all streets which are used in the construction of the project. When in the opinion of
 the County any street inside or outside of the project becomes excessively dusty or unclean due to its
 use by the Contractor’s equipment; the Contractor shall thoroughly clean the above mentioned
 streets to a degree acceptable to the requesting party. At the completion of the project the
 Contractor shall thoroughly clean the above mentioned streets to a degree acceptable to the County.
 The inspection of these streets will be a part of the final inspection.

9.     INDEMNITY & INSURANCE: The Contractor shall indemnify and save harmless
 Mecklenburg County, its agents and employees and assigns from and against all loss, cost, damages,
 expense and liability caused by an accident or other occurrence resulting in bodily injury, including
 death, sickness and disease to any person; or damage or destruction to property, real or personal;
 arising directly or indirectly from operations, products or services rendered under this contract. The
 Contractor further agrees to purchase and maintain during the life of this Contract with an insurance
 company acceptable to Mecklenburg County authorized to do business in the State of North
 Carolina the following insurance:

    Automobile: Bodily injury and property damage liability covering all owned, non-owned and
    hired automobiles for limits of not less than $1,000,000 each occurrence bodily injury liability
    and $1,000,000 each occurrence property damage liability.

    Comprehensive General Liability: Bodily injury and property damage liability insurance as shall
    protect the Contractor and any subcontractor performing work under this contract from claims of
    bodily injury or property damage which arise from operations of this contract whether such
    operations be performed by the Contractor, any subcontractor, or anyone directly or indirectly
    employed by either. The amounts of such insurance shall not be less than $1,000,000 bodily
    injury and property damage liability each occurrence/aggregate. This insurance shall include
    coverage for products/completed operations, and contractual liability assumed under the
    indemnity provision of this contract. To be included in Comprehensive General Liability is the
    Broad Form Property Damage.

    Workman’s Compensation & Occupational Disease Insurance:

    Coverage A – Worker’s Compensation: Meeting the statutory requirements of the State of North
    Carolina.



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        Coverage B – Employer’s Liability: $100,000 each accident/$100,000 disease – each
        employee/$500,000 disease- policy limits.

        Builder’s Risk Insurance: Mecklenburg County shall purchase and maintain “all risk” Builder’s
        Risk Insurance, including, without duplication of coverage, theft, vandalism, and malicious
        mischief. This insurance shall cover the entire work at the site to which this contract applies, to
        the full insurable value thereof and shall be for the benefit of the Owner and Contractor as their
        interest may appear, except that any loss not covered because of deductible clauses or policy
        exclusions shall be the sole responsibility of the Contractor.

        The Owner’s Builder’s Risk Policy carries the following deductible:

        A) All perils - $2500 deductible each loss.

    Certificates of such insurance will be furnished to Mecklenburg County and shall contain the
    provision that Mecklenburg County be given thirty days written notice of any intent to amend or
    terminate by either the Contractor or the insuring company.

10. INTERPRETATION OF PLANS: The approved contract documents, which shall be performed in
    strict accordance therewith and in accordance with the specifications. Any deviation from the plans,
    specifications, etc., as may be required by the exigencies of construction in all cases will be
    determined by the County. If it becomes necessary to make minor alterations in the plans or in the
    character of the work, and such alterations produces an increased cost or result in decreased cost to
    the Contractor, a fair and equitable sum, therefore, to be agreed upon in writing by the Contractor
    and the County before such work is begun, shall be added to or subtracted from the contract price as
    the case may be. The County retains the right to delete any or all of the work covered under this
    contract as it deems to be in its best interest. No allowance will be made for anticipated profits or
    overhead expenses.

     In all cases, the figured dimensions shall govern in the case of discrepancy between the scales and
     the figures. The Contractor shall take no advantage of any error or omission in the Contract
     Documents, or of any discrepancy between the Plans and Specifications, and the County shall make
     such corrections and interpretations as may be deemed necessary for the fulfillment of the intent of
     the contract documents as construed by them and their decision shall be final.

     The County will render interpretations necessary for the proper execution of progress of the work,
     with reasonable promptness and in accordance with any time limit agreed upon. Either party to the
     Contract may make written request to the County concerning such interpretations. Claims, disputes
     and other matters in question between the Contractor and the Owner relating to the execution of
     progress of the work or the interpretation of the Contract Documents shall be referred to the County
     for a decision which will be rendered in writing within a reasonable time. All interpretations and
     decisions of the County shall be consistent with the intent of and reasonably inferable form the
     Contract Documents and will be in writing or in the form of drawings.

11. INSPECTION OF MATERIALS AND WORK: The Contractor shall furnish the County every
    reasonable facility to ascertain whether or not the work as performed is in accordance with
    requirements and the intent of the Specifications and the Contract. Inspectors employed by the
    Federal, State and Local jurisdictions shall be authorized to inspect all work done and materials
    furnished and such inspection may extend to all or any part of the work and to the preparation or
    manufacture of the materials to be used. An inspector will report to the County whenever it appears



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    that the materials furnished and work performed by the Contractor fail to fulfill the requirements of
    the Contract Documents, and to call to the attention of the Contractor such failure or other default.

    Such inspection, however, shall not relieve the Contractor from any obligations to perform all of the
    work strictly in accordance with the requirements of the Contract Documents and all Federal, State
    and Local regulatory agencies. In the Case of any disputes arising between the Contractor and the
    County as to the materials furnished or the manner of performing the work, the County shall have
    the authority to reject materials or suspend work until the questions at issue can be resolved. Any
    Inspector shall not be authorized to revoke, alter, enlarge, relax, or release any requirements of the
    Contract Documents, not to approve or accept any portion of the work, not to issue instructions
    contrary to the Contract Documents. The Inspector shall in no case act as foreman or perform
    duties for the Contractor, nor interfere with the management of the work by the latter.

12. PROSECUTION OF WORK: The work shall be prosecuted from as many different points in such
    part or parts and at such times as may be reasonably directed, and shall be conducted in such a
    manner and with sufficient materials, equipment, and labor as is considered necessary to assure its
    completion within the time set forth in the Contract. The Contractor may discontinue the work only
    when written permission is granted by the County to discontinue the work. The Contractor shall
    notify the County at least twenty-four (24) hours prior to resuming operations. The Contractor shall
    keep a minimum of one (1) fully staffed crew on the job at all times with a competent and reliable
    English-speaking representative present, authorized to receive orders and act for the Contractor.

13. PAYMENTS TO THE CONTRACTOR: The County will receive pay requests during the last week
    of each month following the issuance of The Notice To Proceed. No payment request will be
    processed for residential demolition until final acceptance of each individual property has been
    issued. All necessary receipts and weigh tickets must accompany the pay requests. The County will
    retain five (5) per cent of the amount of the contracted amount until acceptance of all work covered
    by the contract. Also a notarized tax statement for the amount of N.C. State and County Sales Tax
    paid during the period for the payment request must be included. The request shall contain five (5)
    original copies of the payment form with a minimum of three (3) copies of the notarized tax
    statement and copies of all listed invoices.

    Neither final payment nor any remaining retained percentage shall become due until the Contractor
    submits to the Consultant:
       a) Consent of surety to Final Payment
       b) Contractor’s release and Waiver of Claim
       c) N.C. and Mecklenburg County Sales or Use Tax Statements and Certifications
       d) Itemized Statement of Payments Made to Minority and Women’s Business Enterprises

14. ADDITIONAL WORK: The County may require the Contractor to do work not provided for in the
    proposal. Should such circumstances arise which the County will provide a Request for Proposal for
    the anticipated additional work. The Contractor will provide an estimate for all of the additional
    work. Upon approval, the County will submit a letter ordering such work to be undertaken by the
    Contractor. No additional work will be performed by the Contractor until written approval from the
    County is received. Costs for additional work performed prior to the written approval will not be
    compensated for any circumstances.
15. OSHA REQUIREMENTS: The Contractor shall comply with all Federal, State, and Local
    Regulations which govern the removal and hauling of asbestos containing materials, as well as the
    demolition of structures, applicable to the work. The Contractor shall submit the name of the




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     competent person at the pre-construction conference. The Contractor shall provide Material Safety
     Data Sheets (MSDS) to the County for all required materials on this project.
16. SUBSURFACE INVESTIGATION: The Contractor shall make his own subsurface investigations.
    The County will make its own subsurface investigation before issue of demolition order is given to
    the contractor. When this information is provided to the contractor, demolition procedures will be
    discussed based on the subsurface investigation. For example, if a storage tank is discovered, a
    decision may be made on the disposition of the tank.

17. ADDITIONAL OR EXTRA WORK NOT IN CONTRACT: The County may require the Contractor
    to furnish materials and to do additional or extra work not provided in the contract or in the
    specifications, but which may be found necessary to the proper protection and completion of the
    work included in this contract.

     Should the County request the Contractor to supply additional materials, the Contractor will receive
     the actual cost of such materials, including transportation charges paid by him, to which 15 percent
     will be added. Compensation for other additional work is to be negotiated. If a price cannot be
     negotiated, then the work shall be accomplished in accordance with Section 109-3 Force Account
     Work of the NCDOT Specifications. No work other than that included in the Contract shall be
     done, and no additional labor or materials shall be furnished by the Contractor without a
     WRITTEN Change Order from the County, in advance of the work. In the absence of a Written
     Change Order from the County, the Contractor shall not be entitled to payment for such additional
     or extra work. Bills for additional or extra work shall be filed with the County within three (3) days
     after such additional or extra work is completed, in order that the accuracy of the additional or extra
     work bills may be established.

18. TAXES & LICENSES: North Carolina sales and/or use taxes are applicable to purchases of building
    materials and other tangible personal property by Contractors for use in performing County
    contracts. Use tax is also due on construction equipment brought into North Carolina for use in the
    performance of County contracts (N.C. Revenue Laws, G.S. 105-164.4 and G.S. 105-164.6).
    Contractors are liable for payment of applicable privilege licenses (N.C. Revenue Laws, G.S. 105-
    54). Contractors are also liable for payment of applicable franchise, corporate income, license and
    withholding taxes (N.C. Revenue Laws, G.S. 105-122, G.S. 105-123, G.S. 105-134 and G.S. 105-
    163.2).


19. CONSTRUCTION STAKES, LINES AND GRADES: The Contractor shall provide construction
    stakes, lines, and grades where necessary or when directed by the County. There will be no separate
    measurement or payment made for construction stakes, lines and grades, and shall be considered
    incidental to the work being performed.


20. GUARANTEE: The Contractor shall guarantee all materials and workmanship for a period of one
    (1) year from the date of acceptance by the County and shall replace any portions that fail because of
    faulty materials or workmanship at no additional cost to the County. A six (6) month and eleven
    (11) month inspection will be held during the warranty period. The Contractor shall immediately
    repair or replace all defective items upon notification. Items repaired under the provisions shall have
    an extended warranty period of twelve (12) months from the date of acceptance by the County of
    repair of the item.




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     Date of acceptance is defined as the date Contractor is notified in writing by the County, that all
     construction provided for and contemplated by the contract or any portion thereof is found to be
     satisfactorily completed.

21. CLAIMS FOR ADJUSTMENTS AND DISPUTES: If for any reason the Contractor deems that
    additional compensation is due him for work or materials not clearly provided for in the contract,
    plans, or specifications or previously authorized as extra work, he shall notify the County in writing
    of his/her intention to claim such additional compensation before he begins the work on which the
    claim is based. If such notification is not given or the County is not afforded proper opportunity by
    the Contractor for keeping strict account of actual cost as required, then the Contractor hereby agrees
    to waive any claim for such additional compensation. Such notice by the Contractor, and the fact
    that the County has kept account of the cost of the work, shall not in any way be construed as
    proving or substantiating the validity of the claim. When the work on which the claim for additional
    compensation is based has been completed, the Contractor shall, within 10 calendar days, submit
    his/her written claim to the County for consideration in accordance with state and local laws or
    ordinances.

     Nothing in this subsection shall be construed as a waiver of the Contractor’s right to dispute final
     payment based on differences in measurements or computations.


22. CONTRACT PERIOD AND PAYMENT SCHEDULE: The Contract Period will begin upon
    issuance of Notice to Proceed, and will extend for one (1) year. The County may extend the contract
    period if the awarded contract sum has not been expended. The Contract Notice to Proceed is a
    written notice to proceed with work on the project. Issuance of the Contract Notice to Proceed will
    begin the Contract Period.


23. MECKLENBURG COUNTY DRUG-FREE WORKPLACE POLICY: Mecklenburg County is a
    drug-free workplace employer. The County Commission has also adopted a policy requiring County
    construction and service contractors to provide a drug-free workplace in the performance of any
    County Contract.

     In order to be eligible to submit a bid or proposal for a County construction or service contract, a
     prospective Contractor must certify that it will, if awarded the contract, provide a drug-free
     workplace during the performance of the contract. This requirement is met by:

        notifying employees that the unlawful manufacture, distribution, dispensation, possession, or use
        of a controlled substance is prohibited in the workplace and specifying the actions that will be
        taken for violations of such prohibition;

        establishing a drug-free awareness program to inform employees about

        the dangers of drug abuse in the workplace

        the Contractor’s policy of maintaining a drug-free workplace

        any available drug counseling, rehabilitation, and employee assistance program

        the penalties that may be imposed upon employees for drug abuse violations;



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        notifying each employee that as a condition of employment, the employee will (1) abide by the
        terms of the prohibition outlined in (a) above and (2) notify the Contractor of any criminal drug
        statue conviction for a violation occurring in the workplace not later than five days after such
        conviction;

        notifying the County within ten days after receiving from an employee a notice of a criminal drug
        statue conviction or after otherwise receiving actual notice of such conviction;

        imposing a sanction on, or requiring the satisfactory participation in a drug counseling,
        rehabilitation or abuse program by, an employee convicted of drug crime;

        making a good faith effort to continue to maintain a drug-free workplace for employees; and

        requiring any party to which it subcontracts any portion of the work under the contract to comply
        with the provisions of (a) through (f).

        If the prospective Contractor is an individual, the drug-free workplace requirement is met by not
        engaging in the unlawful manufacture, distribution, dispensation, possession, or use of a
        controlled substance in the performance of the contract.

By submitting a bid or proposal, a prospective Contractor certifies that it will comply with the County’s
drug-free workplace requirement. A false certification or the failure to comply with the above drug-free
workplace requirements during the performance of a contract shall be grounds for suspension, termination
or debarment.




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DIVISION ONE




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                           SECTION 01010 - SUMMARY OF WORK


SUMMARY OF WORK

PART 1 - GENERAL

1.01   WORK COVERED BY CONTRACT DOCUMENTS

       A.
              I. The Contractor shall furnish all supervision, labor, materials, and equipment required
                  to abate the asbestos containing materials located in all buildings and related items to
                  the complete satisfaction of the County representative and to properly dispose of said
                  materials in accordance with all applicable governmental requirements. The asbestos
                  abatement must occur prior to the general demolition.

              II. The Contractor shall furnish all supervision, labor, materials, and equipment required
                  to demolish and clear all sites of all buildings, support structures, asphalt, fencing,
                  debris and related items to the complete satisfaction of the County representative and
                  to properly dispose of said materials in accordance with all applicable governmental
                  requirements.

             III. The Contractor shall furnish all supervision, labor, materials, and equipment required
                  to remove any underground storage tanks that may be located on site of demolition
                  dwellings. The Contractor shall also remove any and all contaminated soils as
                  directed by County personnel. These materials must be properly disposed of in
                  accordance with all applicable governmental requirements. This task will be discussed
                  prior to mobilization to the site for demolition process.

             IV. The Contractor shall furnish all supervision, labor, materials, and equipment required
                  to properly abandon any wells that may be located on demolition site. This task will
                  be discussed prior to mobilization to the site for demolition process.

       B. The Contractor must demolish the structures and does not have a relocation option.

       C. This project shall be awarded as a unit price contract.

       D. Below grade walls shall be removed and the area filled and compacted to the level of the
          adjacent land with material approved by the Project Manager as a part of the demolition and
          shall not be paid as an additional item. In addition, all concrete, asphalt, graveled areas will
          be removed. The site will be stripped of top soil, properly graded, as per County
          Representative instructions, and top soil replaced. Site will then be seeded and fertilized for
          proper germination.

       E. Strict erosion control requirements will be enforced during the demolition process. Double
          silt fence backed by wire reinforcement will be required along the lowest half of the property
          line and single silt fence will be required where County Representative feels it is necessary.

       F. All materials resulting from the demolition work, except such materials as may be the
          property of utility companies providing service to the buildings, shall become the property of
          the Contractor and shall be disposed of or used by him, or else may be sold by him as his own


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           property. The County will not be responsible for any materials considered for salvage value
           by the Contractor that are removed between a pre-proposal meeting and issuance of the
           “Notice to Proceed” to the Contractor.

       G. If any underground storage tanks or wells are discovered during demolition, that were not
          identified by the County Representative, the Contractor will stop work and notify the County
          for disposition procedures.

       H. The Contractor will be required to conduct his hauling operations in such a manner as not to
          interfere with the normal traffic flow.

1.02   RELATED REQUIREMENTS

       A. All sections of the specifications.
       B. Conditions of the Contract, General Conditions, Supplementary Conditions, and Drawings.

1.03   CONTRACT

       A. Provide the work under the selected Form of Agreement between the Contractor and the
              County.

1.04   WORK SEQUENCE

       A. Coordinate the work schedule and operations with the County's representative.
          Mecklenburg County Stormwater will perform asbestos inspection and testing procedure on
          each dwelling. Also Mecklenburg County Stormwater will perform a environmental site
          assessment to determine the whether a underground fuel tank or well is present on the site.
          When the information regarding the asbestos and environmental conditions have been
          determined, the Contractor will be issued a task order to procure the necessary permits and
          demolition of the dwelling. From the time of issuance of the task order, the contractor will
          have 40 days to complete the grading work. If , in the event that an underground storage tank
          is to be removed, an additional amount of time can be negotiated when necessary.

       B. Work can be performed Monday through Friday, 7:00 AM until 6:00 PM. Any work after
          6:00 PM or on the weekend shall be scheduled with the County’s representative.

       C. Care shall be taken to keep the general public out of the demolition area.

       D. The Contractor shall not proceed with the demolition of any structures until he or his
          authorized agent has visited the structure with the inspector assigned by the Mecklenburg
          County Land Use and Environmental Services, Code Enforcement Section, has received
          appropriate permits, and has received a “Notice to Proceed” from the County. Immediately
          prior to beginning any demolition work on a building, the Contractor shall inspect the
          building to make certain that there are no persons or animals in the building at the time of
          commencement of demolition.

       E. Sequencing of demolition of structures shall require that no removal of impervious ground
          cover (pavement) shall be accomplished prior to the installation of erosion and sedimentation
          measures.

1.05   EXISTING CONDITIONS


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       The Contractor is responsible for ensuring the all utilities have been disconnected all equipment
       has been removed from the premises.

1.06   EXECUTION

       A. Work: This work includes, but is not limited to the destruction and removal of all structures
          including asbestos containing materials, fences, concrete or masonry structures, foundation
          walls, walks, curb and gutter, asphalt and concrete paving, out buildings (unless specifically
          excluded), slabs, all abandoned furniture and equipment, crawl spaces, basements, sheds,
          household articles, dead or damaged trees and trees and vegetation in the proximity of the
          work that must be removed to facilitate the demolition.

       B. Mobilization: The contractor shall be given adequate notice to proceed and will be expected
          to perform the herein services in a prompt and timely manner so as to avoid creating a
          neighborhood nuisance (i.e., vandalism, health and safety hazard, vagrants, etc.).

                NO DEBRIS OR MATERIAL MAY BE BURIED ON ANY PARCEL.

       C. Demolition and Salvage: Except where materials are designated to be incorporated into new
          work, items indicated to be removed but of salvable value to Contractor may be removed as
          work progresses. Transport salvaged items from site as they are removed.

       D. Damages: Promptly repair damages caused to adjacent or other facilities by demolition work
          at no cost to the County or adjacent property Owner. All such repairs must have Project
          Managers approval in advance. The Contractor will be required to restore, at its own
          expense, all private, and public property damaged during the performance of this project to its
          original condition.

       E. Permits And Licenses: The Contractor shall obtain all permits and licenses that are required
          for the performance of the work by all laws, ordinances, rules and regulations, or order of any
          officer and/or body lawfully empowered to make or issue the same and having jurisdiction.
          The Contractor shall give all notices necessary in connection therewith and pay all fees
          relating thereto and all costs or expenses incurred. These permits shall be displayed in a
          prominent place on the demolition site and shall be left in place during demolition. ALL
          PERMITS AND FEES SHALL BE PAID BY THE CONTRACTOR.

       F. Work Access: All access or egress shall be limited to one area within the property so that
          control is maintained over the tracking of mud, dirt, debris, etc., onto streets by the
          Contractor's vehicles.

       G. Damage to/Removal of Existing Utilities: Prior to any excavation, the Contractor shall
          determine locations of all existing water, gas, sewer, electric, telephone, telegraph, television,
          and any other underground utilities. See Division Two, Building Demolition.

       H. Landfill: All materials to be disposed of must be disposed in a certified landfill designated
          as acceptable for the type of debris being disposed. See Division One, Construction, and
          Demolition Waste. Copies of All receipts for disposal of materials must be furnished to the
          County.



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1.07   SCHEDULE

       A. The funding for the Work expires on one (1) year after issues of Notice to Proceed.
          Therefore all Work and requests for payments from the Contractor must be finalized before
          that time period.
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                                  SECTION 01020-BASE COST:


TOTAL COST - GENERAL:

Unit Cost for Demolition per Dwelling
Unit Cost for Asbestos Removal per Sq. Ft.
     Flooring & Mastic
     Surfacing Material
     Roofing
     Misc.
Unit Cost for Removal of Under Ground Storage Tank
Unit Cost for Removal of Contaminated Soil
Unit Cost for Pumping, Filling and Abandoning Storage Tanks
Unit Cost for Properly Abandoning Wells
Unit Cost for Properly Abandoning Septic Tanks



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                               SECTION 01030 – HARASSMENT

PART I – GENERAL

   1.01.       Mecklenburg County is strongly committed to maintaining a workplace and service
        environment free of harassment and discrimination towards its employees, customers,
        contractors, and other service providers.

   1.02.        Harassment on the job site by the contractors or sub contractors toward another
        individual (this also includes the general public) because of sex, race, religion, age, national
        origin, or physical/mental challenged shall not be tolerated. Such behavior is illegal under Title
        VII of the Civil Rights Act and will be treated as an offense.

   1.03.         Definition – Harassment is verbal or physical conduct that denigrates or shows hostility
        or aversion toward an individual because of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age,
        disability or political affiliation, which has the purpose or effect of creating an intimidating,
        hostile, or offensive environment or interferes with an individual’s work performance or
        otherwise adversely affects an individual. Sexual harassment also includes unwelcome behavior
        such as gestures, comments, suggestions, jokes or derogatory pictures, cartoons, or drawings,
        unwanted sexual advances (i.e. including but not limited to whistling, yelling, “cat-calling”,
        etc.), and pressure for sexual favors.

PART II – ACTION

   2.01.        Any person who is aware of any instance of harassment as defined above shall report the
        alleged act immediately to his or her supervisor or the County’s Project Manager. The County’s
        Project Manager will contact the Contractor’s Project Manager.

   2.02.       The person(s) that have allegedly harassed someone shall be removed from the
        demolition project site for the number of days required to investigate the alleged harassment.

   2.03.       If the person(s) having allegedly harassed someone enters the project site or has any
        contact with those person(s) reporting the alleged harassment during the investigation, that
        person shall be removed from the site immediately, and a restraining order shall be served.
        Violation of the restraining order is subject to the legal terms of the order.

   2.04.       The county’s project manager shall notify Mecklenburg County’s legal department and
        they will conduct the investigation. The contractors and sub contractors shall cooperate fully
        and completely with the legal department.

   2.05.       All complaints will be investigated promptly, impartially, and discreetly and, upon
        completion of the investigation, the appropriate parties will be notified immediately of the
        findings. Any employee(s) of the demolition contractor or sub contractor or Mecklenburg
        County who have been found to harass anyone will be subject to appropriate corrective action as
        deemed by the law.




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                         SECTION 01100 - SPECIAL CONDITIONS



1.01   GENERAL:



       A.   Coordinate the work of this section with specific requirements contained elsewhere in the
            contract documents.

       B.   All work performed shall be in accordance with applicable requirements of the Rules and
            Regulations governing the Construction Industry, promulgated by the North Carolina
            Department of Labor.

1.02   INTENT AND WORKMANSHIP:



       A.   The work of all Contractors and trades under this contract shall be coordinated in a
            manner to obtain the best workmanship possible for the entire project, and all
            components of the work shall be completed in accordance with the best practices of the
            particular trade.

1.03   DRAWINGS AND SPECIFICATIONS:


       A.   Individual sheets of the contract drawings make graphical representation of items that are
            of a general nature and do not relate specifically to the title of the individual sheet. Sheet
            titles are assigned by the Consultant to facilitate logical arrangement and indexing of the
            contract drawings.

       B.   The words "furnish", "furnish and install", "install", and "provide", or words with similar
            meaning shall be interpreted, unless otherwise specifically stated, to mean, "furnish, and
            install complete in place and ready for service.

       C.   Where reference is given to codes, or standard specifications, or other date published by
            regulating agencies or accepted organizations, including National Electric code, North
            Carolina State Building Code, Federal Specifications, ASTM Specifications, and various
            institute specifications, it shall be understood that such reference is the latest edition,
            including addenda, published prior to the date of the Contract Documents.

1.04   WORK IN RIGHT-OF-WAYS:


       A.   Excavation, grading, fill, storm drainage, paving and any other construction or
            installations in right-of-ways of streets, highways, public carrier lines, utility lines (either
            aerial, surface and subsurface), etc. shall be done in accordance with requirements of the
            authorities having jurisdiction and of applicable requirements of these specifications. See
            Division One, “Work Restrictions”



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       B.        The Contractor shall make all necessary arrangements with the proper authorities,
                 including the obtaining of permits, approval of demolition methods, etc., and shall pay all
                 cost charged in connection with the work. Upon completion of such work, the Contractor
                 shall present to the Consultant, from the proper authorities stating that work has been
                 done in accordance with their requirements, and that all costs charged to the work by
                 them have been paid in full.

       C.        The Contractor shall obtain, from the proper governmental agencies as required, existing
                 elevations of curbs and gutters, pavement, storm drainage structures, and other such items
                 as soon as grading operations are begun on the site, and in any case sufficiently early in
                 the demolition period to prevent any adverse effect on the project.

1.05   LAYOUT AND COORDINATION AND COORDINATION DRAWINGS:

       A.        The Contractor shall verify any grades, lines, levels, and dimensions indicated on the
                 drawings.

       B.        The work of all Contractors and trades shall be thoroughly coordinated by the Contractor
                 regarding locations and elevations of proposed grades so as to insure that such items can
                 be properly installed, adjusted, and used.

            1.     Should any conflicts occur in the locations and elevations of items of work, The
                   Contractor with approval from the Project Manager shall be responsible for decisions
                   regarding relocation of the work of any Contractor or trade.


1.06   CHANGES TO EXISTING UTILITIES:


       A.        The Contractor shall adhere to the provisions of the 1985 Underground Damage
                 Prevention Act North Carolina General Statutes 887 Chapter 785 Senate Bill 168 Article
                 3. To assist the Contractor and utility owners in meeting the requirements of this law,
                 there is a "one call system" called "NC ONECALL". The Contractor shall include the
                 cost of any coordination and cooperation of utilities in his proposal. No additional
                 payment will be made for re-mobilization required by the utility's failure to relocate
                 utility at the request of the Contractor. No additional compensation shall be allowed for
                 preventive safety measures required by other utilities (re-routing, bridging structures,
                 etc.)

                 Where changes to utility facilities are to be made solely for the convenience of the
                 Contractor, it shall be the Contractor's responsibility to arrange these changes such that
                 the schedule will not be affected, and the Contractor shall bear all costs of such changes.

1.07   CUTTING, DIGGING, FITTING, AND PATCHING:



       A.        The Contractor shall cut, fit and patch the work, as necessary to properly connect the
                 various parts and to prepare the work to meet, fit and connect the several parts of the




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               work as indicated or reasonably implied by the Contract Documents. The word "cutting"
               as used in this sub-paragraph shall be taken to mean cutting exclusive of core drilling.

       B.      The Contractor shall be entirely responsible for all cutting, digging, fitting and patching
               required, and shall coordinate the work of all Contractors as necessary to provide a
               complete and finished job.

1.08   PHOTOGRAPHS OF PROJECT:

       A.      Prior to the commencement of demolition and at any appropriate time during demolition,
               the Contractor is encouraged to take non-digital color photographs of the project area.

1.09   DEMOLITION RECORD DRAWINGS:

       A.      As the work progresses, each Contractor shall keep a complete record of any and all
               utility termination locations.

1.10   BLASTING:

       A. Anticipated project conditions are such that blasting will not be required. In any event,
          blasting will not be permitted on the site.

1.11   DOCUMENTS FURNISHED TO SELECTED FIRM:

       A.      Contract Documents may be purchased from the graphic reproduction company indicated
               by the Project Manager.

1.12   EXAMINATION OF SITE AND PREMISES:

       It shall be the sole responsibility of each Contractor and or sub-contractors to examine all
       documents and drawings pertaining to the project and to visit the premises on which the proposed
       Work is to be preformed to determine the existing conditions in the areas included in the
       “Summary of Work”. If a discrepancy, omission, ambiguity, or conflict exists between the
       existing conditions and the Request for Proposal Documents, the Contractor shall inform the
       Project Manager prior to the submission of his proposal.

       It is the responsibility of the Contractor to verify all dimensions of the areas. Herein are the
       general conditions for Contractors existing conditions, the Owner assumes no responsibility for
       assessment of existing conditions nor for their accuracy. The Contractor shall satisfy himself of
       all existing conditions prior to submission of a Proposal, and the Proposal shall reflect the
       Contractor’s cost for completion of the work in compliance with these specifications and
       requirements and/or recommendations of the manufacturer’s specifications.

1.13   PRE-PROPOSAL SITE ACCESS:

       The owner will make the site available for additional pre-proposal inspections (other than the pre-
       proposal meeting) at a time that is mutually convenient to the Contractor and the Project
       Manager. Coordination of additional pre-proposal site visits shall be the responsibility of the
       Contractor.



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1.14   ACCESS TO THE SITE FOR DEMOLITION:

       Every effort shall be made by the owner during demolition to allow expedient access to the Work
       site subject to local codes and restrictions. The owner, prior to use, shall approve all staging and
       lay down areas by the Contractor

       The Contractor shall be responsible for the erection and dismantling of any required scaffolding
       or safety netting. Scaffolds/safety nets shall be erected accordance with local, state and federal
       laws and regulations. It is intended that the Contractor shall perform his work with a minimum of
       disruption to the owner’s or surrounding owner’s operations.

1.15   OWNER’S SUBCONTRACTORS:

       During the course of the work, it may become necessary for the owner to subcontract additional
       work in connection with the project. In such event, and upon written notice, the Contractor shall
       coordinate as necessary his work to provide opportunities for the owner’s Sub-Contractor(s) to
       complete their work. The Contractor shall freely exchange drawings or other information, and
       shall review, integrate and coordinate, upon request, the work of such other Contractors with its
       own.

1.16   PROPERTY OWNER CONTACT & NOTIFICATION

       All contact with adjacent property owners (if required) shall be coordinated through the Project
       Manager. However during any necessary contact with adjacent property owners, the Contractor
       is expected to interact in a professional and courteous manner.

       Work requested by an adjacent property owner that is not part of the approved drawings and
       specifications must be contracted between the property owner and the Contractor. Any additional
       work by the Contractor for an adjacent Property Owner shall not begin until all County work has
       been accepted. The Contractor shall not suggest or recommend additional work to the property
       owners during the performance of the work contracted with the County.

1.17   HAZARDOUS MATERIALS

       If the Contractor encounters any materials considered or suspected of being hazardous, he shall
       immediately secure the area and contact the Project Manager (704) 336.3871 or (704) 634.5310
       for further instructions.

       A.      Asbestos Containing Materials (ACMs): See the specifications pertaining to ACMs.

       B.      Underground Storage: The Contractor shall immediately notify the Project Manager if
               any underground storage tanks not previously identified are found. The Project Manager
               in coordination with the appropriate environmental agency will determine what action
               will be accepted out with regards to removal of this tank.

       C.      Hazardous of Toxic Waste: Any material that is found to be classified, as hazardous or
               toxic waste, other than what has been identified, shall be reported immediately to the
               Project Manager. The Project Manager in coordination with the appropriate
               environmental agency will determine what action will be accepted out with regards to the



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     segregated from the remaining debris in such a fashion as to allow remaining debris to be
     loaded and transported to the appropriate disposal facility.

D.   Water wells: If a water well has been identified and is noted for abandonment, the
     casing shall be removed to a depth of twenty-four inches (24”) below the surrounding
     grade and be capped with non-removable caps or slurry-grout filled. The Contractor shall
     immediately notify the Project Manager if any water wells not previously identified are
     found. The Project Manager in coordination with the appropriate environmental agency
     will determine what action will be accepted concerning the possible reuse or
     abandonment.

E.   Septic Tanks: If a septic tank has been identified and is noted for abandonment, it shall
     be abandoned in accordance with Mecklenburg County Health Department -
     Environmental Health Division provisions. The Contractor shall immediately notify the
     Project Manager if any septic tanks not previously identified are found. The Project
     Manager in coordination with the appropriate environmental agency will determine what
     action will be accepted concerning the possible reuse or abandonment. Proper septic tank
     abandonment will be considered additional services.




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                             SECTION 01110 - WORK RESTRICTIONS

GENERAL


1.1        RELATED DOCUMENTS

      A.   Drawings and general provisions of the Contract, including General and Supplementary
           Conditions and other Division 1 Specification Sections, apply to this Section.


1.2        USE OF PREMISES

      A.   Use of Site: Limit use of premises to work in areas indicated. Do not disturb portions of site
           beyond areas in which the Work is necessary.

           1.    Limits: Confine demolition operations to Parcels owned by Mecklenburg County.

           2.    Driveways and Entrances: Keep driveways and entrances serving premises clear and
                 available to Owner, Owner's employees, and emergency vehicles at all times. Do not use
                 these areas for parking or storage of materials.

                 a.    Schedule hauling activities to minimize use of driveways and entrances.
                 b.    Schedule hauling activities to minimize space and time requirements for storage of
                       materials and equipment on-site.

      B.   Use of Existing Building: Maintain existing buildings in a secure condition throughout the
           demolition period. Protect building during demolition period to prevent access during
           temporary suspension of daily demolition operations and during overnight, weekend, and
           holiday periods.


1.3        OCCUPANCY REQUIREMENTS

      A.   Not Used
                PRODUCTS (Not Used)
                EXECUTION


1.4        TRAFFIC CONTROL




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A. Beginning Work and Street Closings: The Contractor is responsible for notifying the
   Transportation Engineering Division of the Charlotte Department of Transportation (CDOT)
   (Rich Clifton: 336-3938), in accordance with Section IV of the Work Area Traffic Control
   Handbook (WATCH), of any work at which the number of travel lanes is reduced from normal
   conditions. The Contractor shall install the project advanced warning signs one week prior to
   demolition activity. The Contractor shall begin demolition activity on a street on the scheduled
   date of the closing of the travel lane.

B. Right of Way Use Permit: The Contractor will be responsible for obtaining any Right of Way
   Use Permit(s) from CDOT or NCDOT for approval to work in the applicable street rights-of-way.

C. Traffic Control Plan: Traffic Control will be performed by the Contractor based upon the Traffic
   Control Special Provisions. The Traffic Control Special Provisions may refer to plan sheets for
   major work items or details in the WATCH handbook or both.

    1. The Contractor shall be thoroughly familiar with the current edition of the WATCH. All
       traffic control devices and procedures shall conform to the requirements of the WATCH, the
       current edition of the Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices, the current edition of the
       North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) Supplement to

    2. The Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices for Streets and Highways, the NCDOT
       Roadway Standard Drawings and the current edition of the NCDOT Specifications for Roads
       and Structures.

    3. The Contractor shall maintain the traffic control as described herein, if any, unless the
       Contractor submits an alternate traffic control plan to the County, and the County approves it.
       The County may direct the Contractor to modify traffic control, if in its opinion, traffic is not
       moving safely or efficiently.

D. Maintenance of Traffic: (No separate measurement or payment will be made for traffic control)
    1. The Contractor shall maintain all travel lanes in accordance with the WATCH and the
       diagrams referenced. Construction or maintenance work which involves closure of a lane of
       traffic will not be allowed during the peak flow hours as described in Section VI of the
       WATCH unless otherwise specified in the contract documents.

    2. Travel along two-lane roadways shall not be permitted during peak traffic hours (7:00 am to
       9:00 am and 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm). Ingress/egress from public roadways onto private
       properties shall not be permitted during peak traffic hours (7:00 am to 9:00 am and 4:00 pm
       to 6:00 pm).

    3. The Contractor shall use a flagman(s) to control in accordance with Sections XV and XVI of
       the WATCH for all vehicular movements from public roadways into driveways where the
       movement would obstruct traffic flow or cause a hazard due to limited sight distance.

    4. In areas of drop-offs and low shoulders, the Contractor shall backfill up to the edge and
       elevation of the existing pavement in accordance with Section XI, Part A of the WATCH.

    5. The Contractor will be required to maintain ingress and egress to all businesses and
       dwellings, and easy access to fire hydrants in accordance with Section XI, Part C of the
       WATCH handbook.


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     6. The Contractor shall provide adequate drainage under driveways and within the project area
        for the duration of the project.

     7. The Contractor shall mark all hazards within the project limits with well-maintained signs,
        barricades, warning, and/or channeling devices.

E. Traffic Control Devices: Traffic control signs and barricades shall be installed and maintained
   during demolition to allow local traffic along roadways during demolition. The Contractor shall
   comply with the latest edition of the City of Charlotte’s WATCH for placement of construction
   signs and appurtenances.

F. Pedestrian Considerations: The Contractor shall accommodate the needs of all pedestrians in
   accordance with Section VIII of the WATCH.

G. Equipment and Material Storage: During periods of demolition inactivity, the Contractor shall
   store all demolition materials and equipment as specified in Section XI, Part D of the WATCH.

H. Excavations and Trenches: Excavations and trenches that cannot be properly backfilled and
   patched prior to the end of the workday shall be secured as specified in Section XIX of the
   WATCH.

I.   Traffic Requirements and Local Drainage: The Contractor shall plan his work and provide and
     maintain, at his expense, a means of ingress and egress for all residents and businesses along any
     section of the project. He shall provide all adjacent property owners a satisfactory means of
     access to a public street and allow traffic flow to and from all local business establishments
     within or near the limits of the project. The Contractor shall conduct his work in such a manner
     as to not interfere or block existing storm drainage system.

J.   Repair to Public Roads: The Contractor shall be responsible for repairing any public road
     damaged by the demolition to a condition equal to or better than that, which existed before the
     demolition.

     3.2             CHILDREN IN WORK AREA:

     A.      The Contractor shall be aware of any children in the area at all times, especially on the
             weekends. Equipment shall be parked as far away from residences as possible and made
             secure from vandalism and unauthorized operation.




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                        SECTION 01200 - SCHEDULE OF PAYMENT


1.01 GENERAL:

      A.    Submit to the Project Manager a Pay Request during the last week of the month during
            the time period of the contract.

1.02 FORM OF SUBMITTAL:

      A.    Not Used.


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                SECTION 01210 - PROJECT MANAGEMENT AND COORDINATION


GENERAL


1.5        RELATED DOCUMENTS

      A.   Drawings and general provisions of the Contract, including General and Supplementary
           Conditions and other Division 1 Specification Sections, apply to this Section.


1.6        SUMMARY

      A.   This Section includes administrative provisions for coordinating demolition operations on the
           Project including, but not limited to, the following:

           1.    General project coordination procedures.
           2.    Conservation.
           3.    Administrative and supervisory personnel.
           4.    Project meetings.

      B.   Related Sections: The following Sections contain requirements that relate to this Section:

           1.    Division 1 Section "Project Closeout" for coordinating Contract closeout.


1.7        COORDINATION

      A.   Coordination:     Coordinate demolition operations included in various Sections of the
           Specifications to ensure efficient and orderly completion of each part of the Work.

           1.    Schedule demolition operations in sequence required to obtain the best results.
           2.    Coordinate removal of different components with other contractors to ensure maximum
                 accessibility.
           3.    Make adequate provisions to accommodate items scheduled for later installation.

      B.   If necessary, prepare memoranda for distribution to each party involved, outlining special
           procedures required for coordination. Include such items as required notices, reports, and list of
           attendees at meetings.

           1.    Prepare similar memoranda for Owner and separate contractors if coordination of their
                 Work is required.

      C.   Administrative Procedures: Coordinate scheduling and timing of required administrative
           procedures with other demolition activities and activities of other contractors to avoid conflicts
           and to ensure orderly progress of the Work. Such administrative activities include, but are not
           limited to, the following:

           1.    Preparation of Contractor's Demolition Schedule.
           2.    Preparation of the Schedule of Values.
           3.    Installation and removal of temporary facilities and controls.


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           4.    Delivery and processing of submittals.
           5.    Progress meetings.
           6.    Project closeout activities.

      D.   Conservation: Coordinate demolition activities to ensure that operations are carried out with
           consideration given to conservation of energy, water, and materials.

           1.    Salvage materials and equipment involved in performance of, but not actually
                 incorporated into, the Work.


1.8        SUBMITTALS N/A


1.9        ADMINISTRATIVE AND SUPERVISORY PERSONNEL                      N/A


1.10       PROJECT MEETINGS

      A.   General: Schedule and conduct meetings and conferences at Project site, unless otherwise
           indicated.

           1.    Attendees: Project Manager will inform participants and others involved, and individuals
                 whose presence is required, of date and time of each meeting. Meeting dates will be
                 established at the pre-demolition meeting.
           2.    Agenda: Project Manager will prepare meeting agenda if needed.
           3.    Minutes: Project Manager will record significant discussions and agreements achieved
                 and distribute the meeting minutes to everyone concerned.

      B.   Pre-demolition Conference: A pre-demolition conference will be scheduled before starting
           demolition, at a time convenient to all parties at the Project site. The meeting will review
           responsibilities and assignments.

           1.    Attendees: Authorized representatives of Owner, Contractor and its superintendent;
                 major subcontractors; suppliers; and other concerned parties shall attend the conference.
                 All participants at the conference shall be familiar with Project and authorized to
                 conclude matters relating to the Work.
           2.    Agenda: Discuss items of significance that could affect progress, including the
                 following:

                 a.    Tentative demolition schedule.
                 b.    Phasing.
                 c.    Critical work sequencing.
                 d.    Designation of responsible personnel.
                 e.    Procedures for processing field decisions and Change Orders.
                 f.    Procedures for processing Applications for Payment.
                 g.    Distribution of the Contract Documents.
                 h.    Submittal procedures.
                 i.    Preparation of Record Documents.
                 j.    Use of the premises.
                 k.    Responsibility for temporary facilities and controls.



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               l.     Parking availability.
               m.     Equipment deliveries and priorities.
               n.     Security.
               o.     Working hours.

       D.      Close Out Meeting: Closeout Meeting will be held to review final conditions

            1. Attendees: In addition to representatives of Owner, each contractor, subcontractor,
               supplier, and other entity concerned with current progress or involved in planning,
               coordination, or performance of future activities shall be represented at these meetings.
               All participants at the conference shall be familiar with Project and authorized to
               conclude matters relating to the Work.

        2. Agenda: Review all items required and submittals for Final Close out of Project.
                 a) Items identified as deficient in previous meeting or site visits
                 b) Requirements for Final submittals and close out as indicated in Division one,
                     Project Closeout.
PRODUCTS (Not Used)
EXECUTION (Not Used)


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               SECTION 01300 - TEMPORARY FACILITIES AND CONTROLS

1.01   GENERAL

       A.      The Contractor shall not have access to water and electricity at the site.
       B.      The contractor shall pay for telephone as needed for his construction.
       C.      The cost to deliver utilities (if needed) to point of construction shall be born by the
               contractor.
       D.      The Contractor shall be responsible for compliance with Codes, Ordinances and
               Requirements of local officials for Temporary Facilities and Controls and Safety and
               Health Requirements related there to.

1.02   TEMPORARY FACILITIES:

       A.      The Contractor shall provide and pay all the cost for any temporary utilities including
               electricity, telephone, and water. The Contractor shall be responsible for compliance
               with code ordinances and requirements of local officials for temporary facilities, controls,
               and related health and safety requirements.
       B.      The Contractor shall provide and pay all the cost for toilet facilities for all workers, as
               required by local ordinances for complete and adequate sanitary arrangements. Sanitary
               facilities and the surrounding area shall be kept clean and neat at all times.
       C.      The Contractor may provide any necessary temporary storage shed for its own use. All
               temporary structures shall be constructed in a sound, manner and located on the project
               site as approved by the Project Manager.

1.03   DEMOLITION SIGN:

               The contractor shall install a demolition sign at each work location. The demolition sign
               shall be approved by the Project Manager and shall be displayed in a prominent location.


1.04   PROTECTION OF ADJOINING PROPERTY

       The Contractor shall take proper means to protect the adjacent or adjoining property or properties
       in any way encountered, which might be injured or seriously affected by any process of
       demolition to be undertaken under this Agreement, from any damage or injury by reason of said
       process of demolition. He shall be liable for any and all claims for such damage on account of his
       failure to fully protect all adjoining property. The Contractor agrees to indemnify, save, and hold
       harmless the County against any claim or claims for damages due to any injury to any adjacent or
       adjoining property, arising or growing out of the performance of the Contract, but any such
       indemnity shall not apply to any claim of any kind arising out of the existence or character of the
       work. Existing facilities including landscaping, grass, etc., disturbed or damaged by construction,
       shall be restored or repaired to original or better condition at Contractor’s expense.



                                          END OF SECTION




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                SECTION 01400 - QUALITY CONTROL SERVICES

PART 1   GENERAL

1.01     RELATED DOCUMENTS:


         A.   Drawings and general provisions of the Contract, including General and
              Supplementary Conditions and other Division 1 Specification Sections, apply to this
              Section.

1.02     DESCRIPTION OF REQUIREMENTS:

         A.     General: Required inspection and testing services are intended to assist in the
                determination of probable compliance of the work with requirements specified or
                indicated. These required services do not relieve the Contractor of responsibility
                for compliance with these requirements or for compliance with requirements of
                the Contract Documents.

         B.     Specified Inspection and Tests: Inspection, tests and related actions specified in
                this section and elsewhere in the Contract Documents are not intended to limit
                the Contractor's own quality control procedures which facilitate overall
                compliance with requirements of the Contract Documents.

         C.     Contractor Quality Control: Requirements for the Contractor to provide quality
                control services as required by the Engineer, the Owner, governing authorities or
                other authorized entities are not limited by the provisions of this section.

1.03     RESPONSIBILITIES:

         A.     Contractor Responsibilities: Contractor is responsible for his own quality control
                testing and inspection to insure the quality of his means and methods of
                construction will produce the specified quality of work, and for any tests and
                inspections required by regulatory agencies. Costs for these services shall be
                included in the contract sum. The Contractor may employ and pay an
                independent agency, testing laboratory or other qualified firm to perform quality
                control services specified, or these services may be performed by qualified
                contractor personnel.

                                         1.      The Contractor shall submit for Engineer's
                        approval a Quality Control (QC) Plan delineating his methods for each
                        item requiring inspections, tests, and similar services.
         B.     Responsibility for Associated Services: The Contractor is required to cooperate
                with the independent agencies performing required inspections, tests, and similar
                services. Provide such auxiliary services as are reasonably requested. Notify the
                testing agency sufficiently in advance of operations to permit assignment of
                personnel. These auxiliary services include but are not necessarily limited to the
                following:

                1.      Providing access to the work.
                2.      Taking samples or providing assistance with taking samples.

1.04            SCHEDULE OF SERVICES:


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         Schedule of Inspections and Tests: Each specification section identifies principal
         inspections, tests and similar services required by the Contract Documents.

PART 2   PRODUCTS (Not Applicable)

PART 3   EXECUTION

3.01     REPAIR AND PROTECTION:

         General: Upon completion of inspection, testing, sample-taking, and similar services
         performed on the work, repair damaged work and test sites to eliminate deficiencies.
         Protect work exposed by or for quality control service activities, and protect repaired
         work. Repair and protection is the Contractor's responsibility, regardless of the
         assignment of responsibility for inspection, testing or similar services.


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                                SECTION 01400 - CLEAN UP


1.01   GENERAL:

       A.   Coordinate the requirements of this section with cleaning requirements specified in each
            section of the Technical Specification and drawings.

       B.   Maintain the project premises and public properties free from accumulations of waste,
            debris, and rubbish caused by operations. The site shall be cleaned once a week or as
            requested by a County Representative.

       C.   At the completion of work, remove waste materials, rubbish, tools, equipment, and
            machinery and surplus materials and leave the project clean.

       D.   The contractor can place a box for trash in a location approved by the owner.

1.02   HAZARDS CONTROL:

       A.   Prevent the accumulation of wastes, which create hazardous conditions. Store volatile
            wastes in covered metal containers, and remove from premises daily. Provide adequate
            ventilation during use of volatile and noxious substances.

       B.   Conduct cleaning and disposal operations to comply with local ordinances and anti-
            pollution laws.

            1.      Do not burn or bury rubbish and waste materials on the project site.
            2.      Do not dispose of volatile wastes such as mineral spirits, oil, or paint thinner in
                    storm or sanitary drains.
            3.      Do not dispose of wastes into streams, waterways, or open drainage ways.

1.03   MATERIALS: N/A

1.04   DEMOLITION CLEANING:

       A.   Execute cleaning to ensure that the buildings, grounds, and public properties are
            maintained free from accumulations of waste materials. Provide suitable approved
            containers on the site for collection of waste materials and rubbish.

       B.   No less than one time per week, before acceptance of the project, or whenever directed
            by the County representative, the project demolition area, transportation routes, borrow
            sources, waste areas, and all ground occupied by the Contractor within the project limits
            in connection with the work, shall be cleaned of all stockpiled waste or debris or
            discarded materials from any contract items or other project related activities and rubbish
            including but not limited to the following: shopping carts, household waste, old
            foundations, excess materials, temporary structures, soil, water, and abandoned
            equipment.

1.05   FINAL CLEANING:



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A.   At final inspection, the site shall be clean and completely prepared in accordance with the
     contract documents without additional work by the Owner.




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               SECTION 01405 CONSTRUCTION WASTE MANAGEMENT



PART 1 - GENERAL

1.01  DESCRIPTION
    A The Owner has established that this Project shall include proactive measures for waste
      management participation by all parties to the contract.
      1. The purpose of this program is to ensure that during the course of the Project all diligent
          means are employed to pursue practical and economically feasible waste management and
          recycling options.
      2. Upon award, each subcontractor shall be required to furnish documentation from suppliers or
          manufacturers regarding waste management and recycling options for those products and
          procedures furnished.
      3. Waste disposal to landfills shall be minimized.
    B Definitions:
      1. Waste: Any material that has reached the end of it's intended use. Waste includes salvageable,
          returnable, recyclable and reusable material.
      2. Construction waste: Solid wastes including, but not limited to, building materials, packaging
          materials, debris and trash resulting from construction operations.
      3. Salvage: To remove a waste material from the Project site to another site for resale or reuse
          by others.
      4. Hazardous waste: Any material or byproduct of construction that is regulated by the
          Environmental Protection Agency and that may not be disposed in any landfill or other waste
          end-source without adherence to applicable laws.
      5. Trash: Any product or material unable to be returned, reused, recycled or salvaged.
      6. Landfill: Any public or private business involved in the practice of trash disposal.
      7. Waste Management Plan: A Project-related plan for the collection, transportation, and
          disposal of the waste generated at the construction site.
2.01  SUBMITTALS:
    A Project Information:
      1. Contractor's Construction Waste Management Plan.
3.01  CONSTRUCTION WASTE MANAGEMENT PLAN
    A Waste Management Plan shall include the following:
      1. Solid Waste Disposal and Diversion document.
          (a) Identification of materials recycled.
          (b) Identification of materials landfill.
          (c) Identification of hazardous wastes and disposal.
      2. Locations of sorting and waste storage facilities on Site Plan of project.
      3. Final documentation of subcontractor/supplier waste management/recycling data.
      4. Final documentation of hazardous waste disposal plan.
    B Construction Waste Management Plan Implementation:
      1. The Contractor shall designate an on-site party (or parties) responsible for instructing workers
          and overseeing and documenting the Waste Management Plan.
      2. The "Summary of Construction Waste/Recycling" shall be completed each month and
          submitted as part of Application For Payment.
          (a) All materials identified in the Summary shall be reported by weight.




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        (b) Where weight is not applicable, Contractor shall report materials by units applicable to
            material recipient.
        (c) Contractor shall procure receipts or other validation of waste management procedures
            and include them as part of the submittal.
     3. The Contractor shall distribute copies of the "Summary of Construction Waste/Recycling" to
        the Consultant, Owner and each subcontractor involved in the plan.
     4. The Contractor shall provide on-site instruction of appropriate separation, handling, and
        recycling, salvage, reuse and return methods to be used by all parties at appropriate stages of
        the Work.
     5. Separation facilities:
        (a) Contractor shall define specific areas to facilitate separation of materials for recycling,
            salvage, re-use or return.
        (b) Recycle and waste bin areas are to be maintained in an orderly manner and clearly
            marked to avoid contamination of materials.
        (c) Do not mix recyclable materials.
        (d) Store hazardous wastes in secure areas.
     6. Hazardous wastes:
        (a) Hazardous wastes shall be separated, stored and disposed of in accordance with local and
            EPA regulations and additional criteria listed below:
            (1) Building products manufactured with PVC or containing chlorinated compounds
                shall not be incinerated.
            (2) Disposal of fluorescent tubes to open containers is not permitted.
            (3) Unused fertilizers shall not be co-mingled with construction waste.
   C Program profits:
     1. All profits from recycling of construction waste shall be granted to the Contractor.

PART 2 - PRODUCTS - NOT USED

PART 3 - EXECUTION - NOT USED


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                        SECTION 01500 - STORAGE AND PROTECTION


PART 1 - GENERAL

1.01   SUMMARY

       A.      Protect products scheduled for use in the Work by means including, but not necessarily
               limited to, those described in this Section.

       B.      Related Work:
               1.      Documents affecting work of this Section include, but are not necessarily limited
                       to, General Conditions, Supplementary Conditions, and Sections in Division 1 of
                       these Specifications.
               2.      Additional procedures also may be prescribed in other Sections of these
                       Specifications.

1.02   QUALITY ASSURANCE

       A.      Include within the Contractor's quality assurance program such procedures as are
               required to assure full protection of work and materials.

1.03   MANUFACTURERS' RECOMMENDATIONS

       A.      Except as otherwise approved by the Project Manager, determine and comply with
               manufacturers; recommendations on product handling, storage, and protection.

1.04   PACKAGING

       A.      Deliver products to the job site in their manufacturer's original container, with labels
               intact and legible.
               1.       Maintain packaged materials with seals unbroken and labels intact until time of
                        use.
               2.       Promptly remove damaged material and unsuitable items from the job site, and
                        promptly replace with material meeting the specified requirements, at no
                        additional cost to the Owner.

       B.      The Project Manager may reject as non-complying such material and products that do not
               bear identification satisfactory to the Project Manager as to manufacturer, grade, quality,
               and other pertinent information.

1.05   PROTECTION

       A. Provide protection for all materials prior to and after installation.

       B. Maintain finished surfaces clean, unmarred, and suitably protected until accepted by the
          Owner.

       C. The Contractor shall be responsible for the safeguarding of their site, materials, and
          equipment against fire, theft, dumping, trespassing, and vandalism and shall not hold the
          County responsible in any way for occurrences of it. The Contractor shall furnish and erect,


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           at no additional cost, safeguarding measures as may be necessary for the protection of the
           general public, including but not limited to barricades, fences, etc.

       D. CARE OF WORK: The Contractor shall furnish and erect, at no additional cost to the
          County, whatever sidewalks, bridges and culverts, or other works as may be necessary for the
          protection of the public (including but not limited to barricades, fences, etc.) and for the safe
          and proper execution of other public utility lines so as not to interfere therewith or damage or
          cause damage thereto. The Contractor shall be responsible for all damages to persons or
          property that occur as a result of his fault, omission, or negligence in connection with the
          prosecution of the work and shall be responsible for the proper care and protection of all
          work performed hereunder until completion and final acceptance, whether or not the same
          has been covered in whole or in part by payments made by the County.

1.06   REPAIRS AND REPLACEMENTS

                           A. In the event of damage, promptly make replacements and repairs to the
                              approval of the Project Manager and at no additional cost to the Owner.

       B. Additional time required to secure replacements and to make repairs will not be considered
          by the Project Manager to justify an extension in the Contract Time of Completion.

1.07   MATERIALS AND EQUIPMENT STORAGE / SITE SECURITY

       A. The Contractor shall be responsible for locating and providing storage and mobilization areas
          for separation of construction materials and equipment. The storage and mobilization areas
          shall comply with all local and state ordinances throughout the construction period. The
          Contractor shall return the storage area to its original condition upon completion of the
          project or upon such time as directed by the County. Such restoration shall be at no
          additional cost to the County.



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                               SECTION 1600 - PROJECT CLOSEOUT


PART 2 -

      A.   Preliminary Procedures: The Contractor shall, before requesting inspection for determining
           date of Substantial Completion, complete the following. List items below that are incomplete in
           request.

           1.    Prepare a list of items to be completed and corrected (punch list), the value of items on
                 the list, and reasons why the Work is not complete.
           2.    Advise Owner of pending insurance changeover requirements.
           3.    Submit specific warranties, workmanship bonds, final certifications, and similar
                 documents.
           4.    Obtain and submit releases permitting Owner unrestricted use of the Work and access to
                 services and utilities. Delete first subparagraph below if submittal of final record
                 information is delayed until final acceptance.
           5.    Prepare and submit Project Record Documents, “As-Builts” drawings, Final Completion
                 construction photographs and photographic negatives if required, damage or settlement
                 surveys, property surveys, and similar final record information.
           6.    Terminate and remove temporary facilities from Project site, along with mockups,
                 demolition tools, and similar elements.
           7.    Complete final cleaning requirements.

      B.   Inspection: Submit a written request for inspection for Substantial Completion. On receipt of
           request, County will either proceed with inspection or notify Contractor of unfulfilled
           requirements. County will prepare the Certificate of Substantial Completion after inspection or
           will notify Contractor of items, either on Contractor's list or additional items identified by
           County, that must be completed or corrected before certificate will be issued. The County’s
           Substantial Completion list is composed by verification of the punch list submitted by the
           Contractor and any additional defects in the work observed by the County.

           1.    Re-inspection: Request re-inspection when the Work identified in previous inspections
                 as incomplete is completed or corrected.
           2.    Results of completed inspection will form the basis of requirements for Final
                 Completion.


2.2        FINAL COMPLETION




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                    SECTION 02100 - SEDIMENTATION AND EROSION CONTROL


PART 01 - GENERAL

1.01   Related Documents:
       Drawings and general provisions of the Request for Proposal and Contract Requirements, and
       Division l - General Requirements shall govern the work under this section.


1.02   Description of Work:

       Work Included in This Section:
              Temporary Sedimentation and Erosion Control Devices

       Related Work Specified Elsewhere:
               Division Two Site Clearing
               Division Two Tree Protection
               Division Two Earthwork
               Division Two Fine Grading
               Division Two Seeding

1.03   Existing Conditions:

       Site Conditions:
       Contractor shall visit the site, familiarize himself with actual conditions and verify existing
       conditions in the field.

1.04   Protection:
       Benchmarks, existing utilities and existing vegetation shall be identified prior to mobilization and
       shall be protected by this Contractor.

1.05   Quality Assurance:
       The Sedimentation Pollution Control Act of 1973 governs the activities herein specified. As this is
       a performance-oriented law, it is the Contractor's responsibility to execute and to maintain erosion
       control measures to prevent off-site sedimentation.

PART 02 - PRODUCTS

2.01   Rip Rap Stone:
       Rip Rap Stone for erosion control shall be Class A or Class I as defined by NCDOT Standard
       Specifications for Roads and Structures, 1990, Section 1042, as indicated on Project Manual details.

2.02   Filter Stone:
       Filter stone for silt basins, check dams, etc., shall be NCDOT No. 57 stone.

2.03   Matting for Erosion Control:
       Matting for Erosion Control shall be Jute, Excelsior or equal approved by the County
       Representative. Matting shall conform to Section 1060-7 of NCDOT Standard Specifications for
       Roads and Structures, 1990.



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2.04   Temporary Silt Fencing:
       Silt Fence shall conform to Double Temporary Silt Fence Detail included in the Project Manual.

2.05   Grassing:
       Permanent grassing shall be as specified in Section 02910 of these specifications.


PART 03 - EXECUTION

3.01   Temporary Silt Fencing:


3.02   Temporary Gravel Construction Entrance:


3.03   Temporary Diversion Swales:

3.04   Inlet Protection for Storm Drainage:

3.05   Outlet Protection:

3.06   Maintenance:
       All temporary sedimentation and erosion control measures shall be maintained at 50% minimum
       capacity. Once basins, swales, silt fences, check dams, etc., have reached 50% capacity, Contractor
       shall clean silt out of devices, distribute silt on site in an approved manner or dispose of in a legal
       manner off site as determined by the County Representative.

3.07   Sediment Barrier: The Contractor shall provide such sediment barriers as necessary in order to
       intercept all water borne pollution before it escapes to streets or the property of others.

3.08   Clean-Up:
       Once site is fine graded, stabilized, and has been approved by the County Representative and the
       Environment Inspector, all temporary erosion control measures shall be removed and disposed of
       off-site in a legal manner. All areas disturbed in clean-up shall be fine graded and stabilized by
       grassing, planting, etc., as indicated in Project Manual. All permanent erosion control measures
       shall be completed at this time. Prior to final acceptance, site shall be clean, stabilized and all
       drainage facilities clean and functioning at 100%.

3.09   Phasing:
       The Sedimentation and Erosion Control shall be installed as the County deems appropriate.



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                                 SECTION 02110 - SITE CLEARING

PART 01 - GENERAL

1.01   Related Documents:
       Drawings and general provisions of the Request for Proposal and Contract Requirements, and
       Division l - General Requirements shall govern the work under this section.

1.02   Description of Work:

       Work Included in This Section:
              Clearing of Site

       Related Work Specified Elsewhere:
               Division Two Erosion Control
               Division Two Earthwork
               Division Two Fine Grading

1.03   Existing Conditions:

       A.      Site Conditions:
               Contractor shall visit the site, familiarize himself with actual conditions and verify existing
               conditions in the field.

1.04   Protection:

       A.      Bench Marks:
               Maintain carefully any benchmarks, monuments and other reference points. If disturbed or
               destroyed, replace as directed.

       B:      Existing Utilities:
               Contractor shall notify ULOCO @ 1-800-632-4949 forty-eight (48) hours prior to
               beginning any clearing or excavation. Should any functioning underground utilities be
               uncovered during the work, the Contractor shall promptly notify the County Representative
               in writing. The Contractor shall be held responsible for any damage to underground or
               overhead utility services and shall immediately repair and restore services at no additional
               cost to the Owner.

       C.      Trees:
               During all phases of the site clearing and earthwork, the Contractor shall comply with
               Division Two Tree Preservation and Protection.


PART 02 - PRODUCTS
      Not Used

PART 03 - EXECUTION

3.01   Clearing and Grubbing:
       Clearing, grubbing, and disposition of debris shall be in accordance with Division Two Earthwork.



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                       SECTION 02120 - TREE PRESERVATION AND PROTECTION


PART 01 - GENERAL

1.01    Related Documents
        Drawings and general provisions of the Request for Proposal and Contract Requirements, and
        Division l - General Requirements shall govern the work under this section.

1.02    Description of Work:

        Work Included in This Section:
        Construction of Tree Protection Barricades

PART 02 - PRODUCTS

2.01    Materials:

        Tree Protection Barricades:
        Barricades shall be constructed of wood or orange safety fencing, in accordance with tree protection
        detail included in the demolition drawings.

PART 03 - EXECUTION

Trees located within the street right-of-way or City property shall be protected from damage. Any proposed
construction adjacent to trees or root system shall require a permit from the City Arborist. This includes the
following: storm drainage, underground utilities, driveways, sidewalks, etc.        Adjacent trees on private
property will be protected in the same manner.

3.01    Barricades:
        Unless otherwise detailed, protective barriers shall be placed around trees trunks at a minimum of 1’
        radius for every 1” trunk diameter. The County Representative must approve deviations from this
        on an individual basis. All tree protection barriers shall be installed prior to any grading or other
        land disturbing activity. See Tree Protection Detail in Project manual.

3.02    Temporary Access:
        In some cases, permits may be issued to allow temporary (30 days) access across the protected area.
        Mulch 4" to 6" deep will be required in these areas to act as a cushion to prevent soil compaction.
        Do not store materials or park machinery in any portion of the protected root zone.

3.03    Fill Around Existing Trees to Remain:
        Fill dirt no deeper than two inches (2") may be allowed within the drip line of the tree. This work
        shall be performed under the observation of the County Representative.

3.04    Tree Damage:
        Climbing irons, spurs or spikes shall not be used on trees to be pruned. Any tree damage caused by
        the Contractor is to be repaired immediately at no additional expense to the County. The County
        Representative will evaluate any damages resulting in the disfigurement and/or shortened life
        expectancy of a tree. The entire value of the tree will be pro-rated by the loss of life expectancy and
        that value assessed to the Contractor. Trees damaged beyond repair, as judged by the County
        Representative, are to be removed at no expense to the County, and replaced by trees of size and


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       species designated at no additional expense to the County; or the dollar value of such damaged trees
       as determined by the County Representative is deducted from the monies owed the Contractor.

3.05   N/A

3.06   Discontinuance of Work:
       Any practice obviously hazardous to people or harmful to the trees, as determined by the County
       Representative, shall be immediately discontinued by the Contractor upon receipt of either written
       or oral notice to discontinue such practice.

3.07   Root Pruning:
       Consult with the County Representative prior to any root pruning and perform all root pruning in
       the presence of the County Representative. Low hanging branches shall be thinned. Dead and weak
       limbs shall be removed.

3.08   Pruning and Thinning of Existing Trees:
       All branches overhanging roadways shall be removed as directed by the County Representative.
       Dead wood and crossed branches shall be removed from the trees within the contract area, as
       designated by the County Representative. The pruning shall be done in a manner which preserves
       the natural character of the crown, by employing sound arboricultural pruning practices as outlined
       in the National Arborist Association Standards.

3.09   Tree Preservation:
       The Contractor shall consult with the County Representative and highlight trees that are to remain.

3.10   Tree Removal: If it becomes necessary to remove any trees from the site, the Contractor shall
       consult with the County Representative and highlight them in the field. No trees are to be removed
       without prior approval of the County Representative.

3.11   Clean Up:
       Remove all barriers upon completion of project and fill the holes with suitable soil and restore area
       to original condition.




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                                   SECTION 02200 - EARTHWORK


PART 01 - GENERAL

1.01    Related Documents:
        Drawings and general provisions of the Request for Proposal and Contract Requirements, and
        Division l - General Requirements shall govern the work under this section.

1.02    Description of Work:

        The Work site shall be left in a cleared and smooth condition with no low places or pockets to
        retain water longer than 24 hours. Below grade walls shall be removed and the area filled and
        compacted to the level of the adjacent land with material approved by the Project Manager as a
        part of the demolition and shall not be paid as an additional item. Below Grade walls adjacent to
        a street or adjacent property or building not owned by the County and in any other areas as
        directed by the Project Manager will not be removed until specifically advised.

1.03    Work Included in This Section:
        Stripping, stockpiling, and redistribution of topsoil, rough grading, rock removal, and excavation of
        the site.

1.04    Related Work Specified Elsewhere:
        Division Two, Sedimentation and Erosion Control
        Division Two, Site Clearing
        Division Two, Fine Grading
        Division Two, Tree Preservation and Protection

1.05    Existing Conditions:

        A.      Acceptance:
                Contractor is required to accept actual conditions at site and do work specified without
                additional compensation for possible variation from grades and conditions.

1.06.   Protection:

        A.      Benchmarks and Monuments:
                Maintain carefully all benchmarks, monuments and other reference points. If disturbed or
                destroyed, replace as directed. If found at variance with the drawings, notify the County
                Representative before proceeding to layout work.

        B.      Protection of Existing Work Remaining:
                All existing curbs, sidewalks and paving designated by the County Representative to
                remain that are damaged in performance of this work shall be restored without extra cost to
                the Owner in the manner prescribed by authorities having jurisdiction.

        C.      Tree Preservation and Protection:
                During all phases of earthwork and site grading, the Contractor shall comply with Division
                Two Tree Preservation and Protection.

PART 02 – PRODUCTS


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2.01   MATERIALS

       A.         Topsoil:
                  Topsoil may or may not be required to be imported to the site. Topsoil shall come from
                  stockpiles of topsoil excavated on site or from an off-site borrow pit approved by the
                  County Representative, prior to importing.

                  Topsoil: shall be natural, fertile, agricultural soil, capable of sustaining vigorous plant
                  growth. It shall be of uniform composition throughout, with admixture of subsoil. It shall
                  be free of stones, construction gravel, lumps, live plants and their roots, sticks, and other
                  material toxic to plant growth. Topsoil shall not be used while in a frozen or muddy
                  condition.

                  Topsoil shall contain the following specified percentages of constituents:

                          Maximum 30% clay (red clay, well pulverized); clay shall be sterile.
                          Minimum 5% well-rotted sawdust, leaf mold or other approved partially
                          decomposed organic matter.
                          Maximum 50% silt.
                          Maximum 45% coarse sand free of rock.

                  Topsoil shall have an acidity range of ph 6.5 to ph 7.0 and shall contain not less than six
                  percent (6%) organic matter, as determined by loss on ignition of moisture-free samples
                  dried at 65 degrees centigrade. A sample of the proposed topsoil and planting mix shall be
                  submitted to the County Representative not less than three working days prior to
                  installation and be approved prior to installation.

2.02   Surplus Material:
       Remove unsuitable materials and surplus excavated materials from the site and legally dispose of it
       if directed by County representative.

2.03   Fill Material:
       Material for fill shall be free from roots, wood or other organic material. Use suitable excavated
       material for required fills and backfills. Provide any additional fill material as necessary to produce
       the required grades. The County Representative will determine the suitability of all materials to be
       used as fill.

PART 03 - EXECUTION

3.01   Inspection:
       Examine the areas and conditions under which earthwork and site grading is to be performed and
       notify the County Representative in writing of conditions detrimental to the proper and timely
       completion of the work. Do not proceed with the work until unsatisfactory conditions have been
       corrected in an acceptable manner.

3.02   Testing:

       A.         Laboratory:
                  If required, the County shall employ services of a testing laboratory to perform tests
                  required under this section.


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       B.      Quality Control Testing During Construction:
               It is the responsibility of the Contractor to notify the County Representative and the testing
               lab (if required) at appropriate times when testing is required. Testing service must inspect
               and approved subgrade and fill layers before construction work is performed thereon.

       C.      Perform field density tests in accordance with ASTM D-698.

       D.     Make field density tests for areas that are proof-rolled as requested by the County
       Representative.

3.03   Stripping, Stockpiling, and Distributing of Topsoil:

       A.      Conditions:
                       This work shall be carried out when dry weather exists and the topsoil is
               reasonably loose and dry.

       B.      Extent:
                       Remove topsoil and unsuitable structural soil to its entire depth from identified
               areas and from cut and filled areas.

       C.      Stockpiling:
               Pile topsoil in designated or approved locations. Stockpiles shall be of such size and shape
               as will keep loss of topsoil by erosion and wind to a minimum. In no case will stockpiles
               violate the provisions of Division Two Tree Protection.

3.04   Site Grading:

       A.      Grades:
               Do all cutting, filling, compacting of fills and rough grading required to bring the entire site
               to match existing grades.

               For paved surface areas (roadways, parking areas, steps and walks) to be removed, the
               finished grades shall match the underside of the respective surfacing or base course, as
               fixed by the finished grades therefore.

               Where building slab removal is required, finished grades shall match grades of adjacent
               paved or planted areas. Positive drainage of these areas must be established. No “bowls”
               or low spots created by the removal of pavement or slabs shall be permitted.

       B.      Fills:
                        Where fill is required to raise the existing grades (if new elevations are indicated),
               such fill shall be of earth, placed compacted as specified.

               Remove all debris subject to termite attack, rot or corrosion, and all other deleterious
               materials from areas to be filled. Prior to placing fill material, the surface of the ground
               shall be scarified to a depth of 6" and the moisture content of the loosened material shall be
               such that it will readily bond with the first layer of fill material.

                        Place the material in successive horizontal layers in loose depths for the full width
               of the cross section. Deposit fill in layers no more than 12" thick under lawn areas.


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                Compact each layer of fill under foundations and basements, etc. that are designated to be
                removed by rolling or tamping to 95 percent density as defined by ASTM D-698.
                Compaction shall be accomplished by the use of power rollers, machine tampers, or other
                approved mechanical equipment. If necessary, soil shall be moistened, or allowed to dry to
                the correct moisture content before compaction. Do not deposit any fill on a subgrade that
                is muddy, frozen, or containing frost. Compact fills under lawns to the compaction of 90%
                Standard Proctor Dry Density by routing spreading equipment uniformly over the area up
                to 18" below finished grade. From 18" below finished grade to finished grade, place
                subsoil and topsoil loosely, light tamping only to limit settlement.

                Testing service (if required) must inspect and approve all subgrade and fill layers before
                further construction work is performed thereon.

        C.       Unsuitable Soils:

                Excavation and Disposal of Unsuitable Soil: This item shall include all labor, equipment
                and materials necessary to excavate unsuitable soil in areas designated by the County
                Representative. Unsuitable soil will be as determined by the County Representative will
                generally be sub-grade soil unsuitable for structural use due to content and structure of the
                soil. Soils with high organic content, unit weight of less than 90 lbs. per cubic foot or
                plastic-clay soils are typical of unsuitable soils. The County Representative will make final
                determination of suitability on site. Soil that is too wet or too dry will not be considered
                unsuitable as defined here if soil characteristics would be acceptable at optimum moisture
                content. Unit price for excavation and disposal of unsuitable soil will be used only when
                defined as above by and when directed to be removed by County representative. Disposal
                shall be on site or off site as indicated in applicable unit price.

3.05    Field Quality Control:

        A.      Rough Grading:
                Rough grading of all areas within the project, including excavated and filled sections and
                adjacent transition areas, shall be reasonably smooth, compacted, and free from irregular
                surface changes. Provide rounding at top and bottom of banks and at other breaks in grade.
                The degree of finish shall be that ordinarily obtainable from either blade-grader or scraper
                operations, except as otherwise specified.

        B.      Tolerances:
                         The finished subgrade surface generally shall be not more than 0.5 foot above or
                below the established grade or approved cross section, with due allowance for topsoil, and
                seeding.

        C.      Drainage Slope:
                         All ditches, swales and gutters shall be finished to drain readily. The subgrade
                shall be evenly sloped to provide drainage away from building walls in all directions at a
                grade not less than 2%.

3.06.   Maintenance:

        A.      Protection of Graded Areas:



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               Protect newly graded areas from traffic and erosion. Keep free of trash and debris. Repair
               and re-establish grades in settled, eroded, and rutted areas to the specified tolerances.
               Remove all softness or disturbed material and replace in compacted areas.

       B.      Reconditioning Compacted Areas:
                       Where completed compacted areas are disturbed by subsequent construction
               operations or adverse weather, scarify the surface, re-shape, and compact to the required
               density prior to further construction.

3.07   Redistribution of Topsoil:
               Spread topsoil to a depth of 4"minimum over graded areas to be planted with grass. After
               topsoil is spread, remove all hard lumps of clay, stones over ½" in diameter, roots, limbs
               and other deleterious matter which would be harmful, or prevent proper establishment
               and/or maintenance of lawn and planting area.

               Each site shall be left in a cleared and smooth condition with no low places or pockets to
               retain water longer than 24 hours.

3.08   OSAHA Requirements:

               The Contractor shall comply with OSHA 1926, “Subpart P - Trenching and Shoring
               Regulations” applicable to the work. The Contractor shall submit the name of the
               competent person at the pre-construction conference.

       The Contractor shall provide Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) to the County for all required
       materials on this project.




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                                  SECTION 02210 - FINE GRADING



PART 01 - GENERAL

1.01   Related Documents:

       A.       Drawings and general provisions of the Request for Proposal and Contract Requirements,
                and Division l - General Requirements shall govern the work under this section.

1.02   Work Included:

       A.       Provide all labor, materials, necessary equipment and services to complete the Fine Grading
                work, as indicated on the drawings, as specified herein or both, except as for items
                specifically indicated as "NIC ITEMS".

1.03   Related Work:
       A.      Division Two Earthwork
       B.      Division Two Seeding

1.04   Site Inspection:

       A.       The Contractor shall visit the site and acquaint himself with all existing conditions.

1.05   Existing Contours:

       A.       Obtain information concerning proposed final grading from the County Representative.
                Make whatever corrections and/or repairs necessary to make finish grades consistent with
                the requirements of the grading drawings and specifications.

1.06   Utilities:

       A.       Before starting site operations verify that the earlier contractors, if any, have disconnected all
                temporary utilities, which might interfere with the fine grading work.

       B.       Locate all existing, active utility lines traversing the site and determine the requirements for
                their protection. Observe in operating condition all active utilities adjacent to or transversing
                the site that is designated to remain.

       C.       Observe rules and regulations governing respective utilities in working under requirements
                of this section. Adequately protect utilities from damage, remove or relocate as indicated,
                specified or required. Remove, plug or cap inactive or abandoned utilities encountered in
                excavation. Record location of active utilities.

1.07   Quality Assurance:

       A.       Requirements of all applicable building codes and other public agencies shall have
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       B.      Primary emphasis should be given to the aesthetic appearance and functioning of berming
               and swales, as directed by the County Representative. The Contractor shall employ skilled
               personnel and all necessary equipment to insure that finish grading is smooth, aesthetically
               pleasing, drains well, and is ideal for receiving grass and plant materials. All grading shall be
               to the satisfaction of the County Representative.

PART 02 - MATERIALS

2.01   Existing Soil:

       A.      Use on-site material, unless otherwise directed by County Representative, free from debris,
               biodegradable materials, and other deleterious materials. The Contractor shall insure that all
               existing soil has sufficient percolation and surface drainage to support grasses and plant
               material and that compaction occurs only in areas to insure stabilization for pavements and
               structures.

PART 03 - EXECUTION

3.01   Job Conditions:

       A.      Dust control: Use all means necessary to prevent dust from construction operations from
               being a nuisance to adjacent property owners. Methods used for dust control are subject to
               approval by the County Representative.

       B.      Protection: Use all means necessary to protect curbs, gutters, sprinklers, utilities and
               vegetation designated to remain, and, in the event of damage, immediately make all repairs,
               replacements and dressings to damaged plants necessary to the approval of the County
               Representative. Contractor shall incur all cost for the replacement of damaged objects and
               vegetation that was indicated to remain.

3.02   Scheduling:

       A.      Schedule all work in a careful manner with all necessary consideration for adjoining
               property owners and the public.

       B.      Coordinate schedule with other contractors (if applicable) to avoid conflicts with the work.

3.03   Excavation:

       A.      Excavate where necessary to obtain subgrades, percolation and surface drainage as required.

       B.      Materials to be excavated are unclassified, except as noted in Division Two Building
               Demolition.

       C.      Remove entirely any existing obstructions after approval by the County Representative.

       D.      Remove from site and dispose of debris and excavated material not required.

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       A.      The Contractor shall establish finished grades as directed by the County Representative,
               including areas where the existing grade has been disturbed by other work.

3.05   Compaction:

       A.      Compact each layer of fill in designated areas with approved equipment to achieve a
               maximum density at optimum moisture, as defined by ASTM D-698.

               1.      Under seeded area, compaction shall not exceed 90% of maximum dry density.

       B.      Compaction in limited areas shall be obtained by the use of mechanical tampers or approved
               hand tampers. When hand tampers are used, the materials shall be deposited in layers not
               more than four inches thick. The hand tampers used shall be suitable for this purpose and
               shall have a face area of not more than 100 square inches.

3.06   Correction of Grade:

       A.      Bring to required grade levels areas where settlement, erosion or other grade changes occur.
               Adjust grades as required to carry drainage to prevent ponding.

       B.      Remove all rock or objectionable material larger than ¾" any direction prior to commencing
               landscaping.

       C.      Contractor shall be responsible for stabilizing grades by approved methods prior to
               landscaping, and shall be responsible for correction of grades as mentioned above, and
               cleanup of any wash outs or erosion.




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                             SECTION 02220 - BUILDING DEMOLITION


GENERAL


2.3        RELATED DOCUMENTS

      A.   Drawings and general provisions of the Contract, including General and Supplementary
           Conditions and Division 1 Specification Sections, apply to this Section.


2.4        SUMMARY

      A.   This Section includes the following:

               1.     Demolition and removal of buildings and structures.
               2.     Demolition and removal of site improvements adjacent to a building or structure to
                      be demolished.
               3.     Disconnecting, capping or sealing, and removing site utilities.

      B.   Related Sections include the following:

               1.     Division 1 Section "Summary" for use of the premises and phasing requirements.
               2.     Division 1 Section "Work Restrictions" for restrictions on use of the premises due to
                      Owner or tenant occupancy of adjacent structures.
               3.     Division 1 Section "Special Conditions" for pre-construction photographs taken
                      before building demolition.
               4.     Division 1 Section "Temporary Facilities and Controls" for temporary protection
                      facilities, and environmental-protection measures for building demolition operations.
               5.     Division 2 Section "Site Clearing" for site clearing and removal of above and below
                      grade improvements not part of building demolition.


2.5        DEFINITIONS

      A.   Remove: Detach items from the existing work site and legally dispose of them off-site unless
           indicated to be removed and salvaged or recycled.

      B.   Remove and Salvage: Detach items from existing construction and deliver them to Owner.

      C.   Existing to Remain: Existing items on the work site that are not to be removed and that are not
           otherwise indicated to be removed, removed and salvaged, or recycled.


2.6        MATERIALS OWNERSHIP

      A.   Historic items, relics, and similar objects including, but not limited to, cornerstones and their
           contents, commemorative plaques and tablets, antiques, and other items of interest or value to
           Owner that may be encountered during building demolition remain Owner's property. Carefully
           remove and salvage each item or object in a manner to prevent damage and deliver promptly to
           Owner.


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2.7        SUBMITTALS

      A.   Proposed Environmental-Protection, Dust-Control and Measures: Submit statement or
           drawing that indicates the measures proposed for use, proposed locations, and proposed time
           frame for their operation. Identify options if proposed measures are later determined to be
           inadequate.

      B.   Schedule of Building Demolition Activities: Indicate the following:
             1. Detailed sequence of demolition and removal work, with starting and ending dates for
                each activity.
             2. Interruption of utility services. (If required)
             3. Coordination for shutoff, capping, and continuation of utility services.

      C.   Pre-demolition Photographs or Videotape: Show existing conditions of adjoining property
           and site improvements, including finish surfaces that might be misconstrued as damage caused
           by building demolition operations. Submit before Work begins.

      D.   Landfill Records: Indicate receipt and acceptance of wastes by a landfill facility licensed to
           accept wastes of the type encountered on the work site. See Division One Construction and
           Demolition Waste.

      E.   Statement of Refrigerant Recovery: Signed by refrigerant recovery technician responsible for
           recovering refrigerant, stating that all refrigerant that was present was recovered and that
           recovery was performed according to EPA regulations. Include name and address of technician
           and date refrigerant was recovered.


2.8        QUALITY ASSURANCE

      A.   Refrigerant Recovery Technician Qualifications:     Certified by EPA-approved certification
           program.

      B.   Regulatory Requirements: Comply with governing EPA notification regulations before
           beginning demolition. Comply with hauling and disposal regulations of authorities having
           jurisdiction.

      C.   Standards: Comply with ANSI A10.6 and NFPA 241.

      D.   Pre-demolition Conference: Conduct conference at Project site to comply with requirements in
           Division 1 Section "Project Management." Review methods and procedures related to building
           demolition including, but not limited to, the following:

               1.    Inspect and discuss condition of construction to be demolished.
               2.    Review and finalize building demolition schedule and verify availability of
                     demolition personnel, equipment, and facilities needed to make progress and avoid
                     delays.
               3.    Review and finalize protection requirements.




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2.9        PROJECT CONDITIONS

      A.   Contactor to verity that buildings to be demolished been vacated and their use discontinued
           before start of Work.

      B.   Conduct building demolition so adjacent Owner's operations will not be disrupted.
              1.     Maintain access to existing walkways, exits, and other adjacent occupied or used
                     facilities.
              2.     Do not close or obstruct walkways, exits, or other occupied or used facilities without
                     written permission from authorities having jurisdiction.

      C.   Owner assumes no responsibility for buildings and structures to be demolished.

               1.     Conditions existing at time of inspection for the Request for Proposal purpose will
                      not be guaranteed to be maintained by Owner.

      D.   Hazardous Materials: It is not expected that hazardous materials will be encountered in the
           Work.

               1.     Asbestos Containing Hazardous materials shall be removed by Contractor before
                      demolition. See Asbestos Abatement Specifications.
               2.     If materials suspected of containing hazardous materials are encountered, do not
                      disturb; immediately notify the Project Manager.

      E.   Storage or sale of removed items or materials on-site is not permitted.


2.10       COORDINATION

  A.  Arrange demolition schedule so as not to interfere with adjacent property Owner's operations.
PRODUCTS[ (Not Used)]


2.11       SOIL MATERIALS

  A.  Satisfactory Soils: Comply with requirements in Division 2 Section "Earthwork."
EXECUTION


2.12       EXAMINATION

      A.   Survey existing conditions and correlate with requirements indicated to determine extent of
           building demolition required.

      B.   Review Project Record Documents of existing construction provided by Project Manager.
           Owner does not guarantee that existing conditions are the same as those indicated in Project
           Record Documents.

      C.   Inventory and record the condition of items to be removed and salvaged, if any.




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  D.   Performance engineering survey of condition of building to determine whether removing any
       element might result in structural deficiency or unplanned collapse of any portion of structure or
       adjacent structures during building demolition operations.


2.13   PREPARATION

  A.    Refrigerant in paragraph below may be part of equipment such as air-conditioning units,
        chillers, refrigerators,     freezers, icemakers, heat pumps, dehumidifiers, and drinking
        water coolers.

       Refrigerant: Remove refrigerant according to 40 CFR 82 and regulations of authorities having
       jurisdiction. Remove refrigerant from air-conditioning equipment before starting demolition.

  B.   Existing Utilities: Locate, identify, disconnect, and seal or cap off indicated utilities serving
       buildings and structures to be demolished.

       The Contractor shall make all necessary arrangements with appropriate utility companies (i.e.
       gas, electricity, telephone and cable TV) for the disconnecting of service and the removal of and
       recovery by them of all meters, poles, or any other utility facilities or equipment owned by
       them. The Contractor shall ascertain that utility service connections to the structure have been
       removed in accordance with the regulations of the utility concerned and all applicable local
       Codes and Ordinances before starting demolition of any structure.

       The Contractor shall also arrange for, and actually effect the disconnecting and closing of water
       and sewer connections to buildings, including but not limited to any work that must be done in
       addition to that normally done by the utility company, in conformity with all applicable codes
       and regulations of the local Boards of Health.

       The Contractor shall disconnect and plug all sanitary sewer laterals at the property line or back
       of the sidewalk, that serve structures scheduled for demolition. Laterals will be plugged by
       using brick and mortar or concrete in a manner acceptable to Charlotte-Mecklenburg Utilities.
       The Contractor shall saw cut the utility lines at the property line before beginning removal of
       the line.

       Water lines shall be removed to the property line or to the back of the sidewalk.

       The location of all underground utility terminations shall be accurately noted with dimensions
       to type, size, and depth and referenced to a permanent benchmark

       All costs incurred in connection with the above work shall be paid for by the Contractor.

       The Contractor shall, at its expense, make good any direct or indirect damage to any utility
       structure or property through or by reason of the demolition process or the removal of utility
       services

  C.   Rodent Control: The Contractor and the Mecklenburg County Land Use and Environmental
       Services, Public Health Pest Management & Environmental Services Dept. shall inspect each
       structure for rodent infestation and received appropriate permits. If infestation exists, the
       Contractor shall take appropriate steps necessary to exterminate the rodents so that such rodents



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        do not spread to adjoining properties. Any steps taken to exterminate rodents must be in
        compliance with Mecklenburg County Land Use and Environmental Services, Public Health
        Pest Management & Environmental Services

  D.    Temporary Shoring: Provide and maintain interior and exterior shoring, bracing, or structural
        support to preserve stability and prevent unexpected movement or collapse of buildings and
        improvements being demolished.

            1.     Strengthen or add new supports when required during progress of demolition.


  E.    Pollution Controls

          Dust Control: The Contractor shall employ whatever measures are necessary to control dust
          during this project.

          1. Use water mist, temporary enclosures, and other suitable methods to limit spread of dust
             and dirt. Comply with governing environmental-protection regulations.

          2. Do not use water when it may damage existing construction or create hazardous or
             objectionable conditions, such as ice, flooding, and pollution.

          3. The Contractor will be responsible for making any arrangements with the Charlotte-
             Mecklenburg Utility Department to install a meter at an appropriate fire hydrant for use
             in controlling the dust.

  F.    Disposal: Remove and transport debris in a manner that will prevent spillage on adjacent
        surfaces and areas.

          1. Remove debris from elevated portions of building by chute, hoist, or other device that will
              convey debris to grade level in a controlled descent.

   G Cleaning: Clean adjacent structures and improvements of dust, dirt, and debris caused by
     demolition operations. Return adjacent areas to condition existing before demolition operations
     began.


2.14    PROTECTION

  A.    Existing Facilities: Protect adjacent walkways, driveways and other building facilities during
        demolition operations.

  B.    Existing Items to Remain: Protect site improvements and landscaping indicated to remain
        against damage and soiling during demolition.

  C.    Existing Utilities: Maintain utility services indicated to remain (if any) and protect them against
        damage during demolition operations.

            1.     Do not interrupt existing utilities serving adjacent occupied or operating facilities
                   unless authorized in writing by the Project Manager and adjacent building Owner
                   and authorities having jurisdiction.



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           2.     Provide temporary services during interruptions to existing utilities, as acceptable to
                  the Project Manager and adjacent building Owner and to authorities having
                  jurisdiction.
           3.     Provide at least 72 hours' notice to Owner if shutdown of service is required during
                  changeover.

  D.    Temporary Protection: Erect temporary protection, such as walks, fences, railings, canopies,
        and covered passageways, where required by authorities having jurisdiction and as indicated.
        Comply with requirements in Division 1 Section "Temporary Facilities and Controls" and
        Division 2 Section “Tree Preservation and Protection”.

            1.     Protect existing site improvements, appurtenances, and landscaping to remain.
            2.     Erect a plainly visible fence around drip line of individual trees or around perimeter
                   drip line of groups of trees to remain. See Division Two, Tree Preservation and
                   Protection.
            3.     Provide temporary barricades and other protection required to prevent injury to
                   people and damage to adjacent buildings and facilities to remain.
            4.     Provide protection to ensure safe passage of people around building demolition area
                   and to and from occupied portions of adjacent buildings and structures.
            5.     Protect walls, windows, roofs, and other adjacent exterior construction that are to
                   remain and that are exposed to building demolition operations.
            6.     Erect and maintain dustproof partitions and temporary enclosures to limit dust and
                   dirt migration and to separate areas from fumes and noise from occupied portions of
                   adjacent buildings.

   E.   Securing structure: The Contractor shall secure and continue to secure any structures located on
        the assigned parcels from unauthorized entry during demolition.


2.15    DEMOLITION, GENERAL

  A.    General: Demolish indicated existing buildings and structures and site improvements
        completely. Use methods required to complete the Work within limitations of governing
        regulations and as follows:

            1.     Do not use cutting torches until work area is cleared of flammable materials.
                   Maintain portable fire-suppression devices during flame-cutting operations.
            2.     Maintain adequate ventilation when using cutting torches.
            3.     Locate building demolition equipment and remove debris and materials so as not to
                   impose excessive loads on supporting walls, floors, or framing.

  B.    Engineering Surveys: Perform surveys as the Work progresses to detect hazards that may result
        from building demolition activities.

  C.    Site Access and Temporary Controls: Conduct building demolition and debris-removal
        operations to ensure minimum interference with roads, streets, walks, walkways, and other
        adjacent occupied and used facilities.

            1.     Do not close or obstruct streets, walks, walkways, or other adjacent occupied or used
                   facilities without permission from the Project Manager and authorities having




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                 jurisdiction. Provide alternate routes around closed or obstructed traffic ways if
                 required by authorities having jurisdiction.
           2.    Use water mist and other suitable methods to limit spread of dust and dirt. Comply
                 with governing environmental-protection regulations. Do not use water when it may
                 damage adjacent construction or create hazardous or objectionable conditions, such
                 as ice, flooding, and pollution.


2.16   MECHANICAL DEMOLITION

  A.   Remove buildings and structures and site improvements intact when permitted by authorities
       having jurisdiction.

  B.   Proceed with demolition of structural framing members systematically, from higher to lower
       level. Complete building demolition operations above each floor or tier before disturbing
       supporting members on the next lower level.

  C.   Remove debris from elevated portions by chute, hoist, or other device that will convey debris to
       grade level in a controlled descent.

           1.    Remove structural framing members and lower to ground by method suitable to
                 minimize ground impact or dust generation.

  D.   Concrete: Cut concrete full depth at junctures with construction indicated to remain, using
       power-driven saw, then remove concrete between saw cuts.

  E.   Masonry: Cut masonry at junctures with construction indicated to remain, using power-driven
       saw, then remove masonry between saw cuts.

  F.   Concrete Slabs-on-Grade: Saw-cut perimeter of area to be demolished at junctures with
       construction indicated to remain, then break up and remove.

  G.   Structural Steel: Dismantle field connections.      Do not use flame-cutting torches unless
       otherwise authorized by Project Manager.

           1.    Transport steel trusses and joists as whole units without dismantling them further.

  H.   Carpet and Pad: Remove in large pieces and roll tightly after removing demolition debris, trash,
       adhesive, and tack strips.

  I.   Building Components: Remove doors windows door hardware cabinet’s mirrors toilet
       accessories, plumbing fixtures, and light fixtures, as whole units when practical.

  J.   Equipment: Disconnect equipment at nearest fitting connection to services, complete with
       service valves. Remove as whole units, complete with controls.

  K.   Below-Grade Construction: Demolish foundation walls and other below-grade construction.
        Remove below-grade construction, including basements, foundation walls, and footings,
        completely too at least 48 inches below grade.




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       Below Grade walls adjacent to a street or adjacent property or building not owned by the County
       and in any other areas as directed by the Project Manager will not be removed until specifically
       advised. These walls will be removed to a minimum of (48) forty eight inches below the
       adjacent grade. The Contractor shall remove any water from the below grade area prior to
       demolition. Below Grade slabs located greater that (48) forty eight inches below the existing
       adjacent grade shall be cracked so as not to hold water.

  L.   Existing Utilities: Demolish and remove existing utilities and below-grade utility structures.

           1.     Remove utilities in coordination with Paragraph 3.2b, Preparation of existing utilities


2.17   EXPLOSIVE DEMOLITION

  A.   Explosives: Use of explosives is not permitted.


2.18   SITE RESTORATION

  A.   Below-Grade Areas: Completely fill below-grade areas and voids resulting from building
       demolition operations with satisfactory soil materials according to backfill requirements in
       Division 2 Section "Earthwork."

  B.   Site Grading: Uniformly rough grade area of demolished construction to a smooth surface, free
       from irregular surface changes. Provide a smooth transition between adjacent existing grades
       and new grades.


2.19   REPAIRS

  A.   General: Promptly repair damage to adjacent construction caused by building demolition
       operations.

  B.   Where repairs to existing surfaces are required, patch to produce surfaces suitable for new
       materials.

  C.   Restore exposed finishes of patched areas and extend restoration into adjoining construction in a
       manner that eliminates evidence of patching and refinishing.


2.20   RECYCLING DEMOLISHED MATERIALS

  A.   General: Separate recyclable demolished materials from other demolished materials to the
       maximum extent possible. Contractor is responsible for assessing the recycling material for the
       impacts from mold. Separate recyclable materials by type. See Division One, Construction,
       and Demolition Waste.

           1.     Provide containers or other storage method approved by Architect for controlling
                  recyclable materials until they are removed from Project site.
           2.     Stockpile processed materials on-site without intermixing with other materials.
                  Place, grade, and shape stockpiles to drain surface water. Cover to prevent
                  windblown dust.


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           3.     Stockpile materials away from demolition area. Do not store within drip line of
                  remaining trees.
           4.     Store components off the ground and protect from the weather.
           5.     Transport recyclable materials off Owner's property and legally dispose of them.

  B.   Recycling Incentives: Revenues, savings, rebates, tax credits, and other incentives received for
       recycling building demolition materials shall accrue to Contractor.

  C.   Asphalt: Break up and transport asphalt-to-asphalt recycling facility.

  D.   Concrete: Remove reinforcement and other metals from concrete and sort with other metals.
       Break up and transport to recycling facility.

  E.   Masonry: Remove metal reinforcement, anchors, and ties from masonry and sort with other
       metals. Break up and transport to recycling facility.

  F.   Wood Materials: Sort and stack members. Separate dimensional and engineered lumber, panel
       products, and treated wood materials. Transport to recycling facility.

  G.   Metals: Separate metals by type.

           1.     Structural Steel: Stack members according to size, type of member, and length.
           2.     Remove and dispose of bolts, nuts, washers, and other rough hardware.

  H.   Roofing: Separate organic and glass-fiber shingles and felts.

  I.   Doors and Hardware: Brace open end of door frames. Except for removing door closers, leave
       door hardware attached to doors.

  J.   Equipment: Drain tanks, piping, and fixtures. Seal openings with caps or plugs.

  K.   Piping: Reduce piping to straight lengths and store by type and size. Separate supports,
       hangers, valves, sprinkler heads, and other components by type and size.

  L.   Lighting Fixtures: Separate lamps by type.

  M.   Electrical Devices: Separate switchgear, transformers, meters, panel boards, circuit breakers,
       and other devices by type.

  N.   Conduit: Reduce conduit to straight lengths and store by type and size.


2.21   DISPOSAL OF DEMOLISHED MATERIALS

  A.   General: Except for items or materials indicated to be recycled, reused, salvaged, reinstalled, or
       otherwise indicated to remain Owner's property, remove demolished materials from Project site,
       and legally dispose of them in an EPA-approved landfill.

           1.     Do not allow demolished materials to accumulate on-site.
           2.     Remove and transport debris in a manner that will prevent spillage on adjacent
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  B.   Burning: Do not burn demolished materials.

  C.   Disposal: Transport demolished materials off Owner's property and legally dispose of them.


2.22   CLEANING

  A.   Clean adjacent structures and improvements of dust, dirt, and debris caused by building
       demolition operations. Return adjacent areas to condition existing before building demolition
       operations began.


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                                        SECTION 2300 – SEEDING



PART 01 - GENERAL

1.01   Related Documents
       The General Provisions of the Contract, including General and Supplementary Conditions and
       General Requirements, apply to the work specified in this Section.

1.02   Description of Work:
       The work in this section is the furnishing and installation of turf. The Contractor shall seed,
       fertilize, and mulch all disturbed areas as necessary to establish a vigorous, healthy and uniform
       stand of grass. The Contractor shall visit the site every two weeks for 60 days after completion of
       the work to verify the establishment of a vigorous, healthy and uniform stands of grass and to
       monitor erosion control. If an adequate uniform stand of grass has not been established at the end
       of the 60-day period, the Contractor shall repeat the seed, fertilize, and mulch process in all areas
       where the stand of grass has not been established. Any identified failures in the erosion control
       measures shall be repaired immediately.

1.03   Work Included in This Section:
              Seeding of new general lawn areas.

1.04   N/A

1.05   Substitutions:
       The species or varieties, materials, or products specified herein by botanical and common name,
       shall be provided as specified. Substitutions will be permitted only upon written application by the
       Contractor to the County Representative and when approved by said County Representative in
       writing. Request for permission to substitute will not be entertained unless adequate evidence
       substantiating the unavailability of the specified item accompanies the request for substitution.

PART 02 - PRODUCTS

2.01   Shipment and Delivery:
       Promptly notify the County Representative in advance, when the seed, fertilizer, and soil
       amendments are to be delivered and the manner of shipment.

       Furnish therewith an itemized list of the actual quantities. Materials shall be delivered to the site in
       sealed standard size containers, showing weight, analysis, name of vendor, and germination test.
       Materials, which have become wet, moldy, or otherwise damaged, will not be acceptable. Deliver
       the necessary inspection certificates to accompany each seed, fertilizer, and soil amendment bag.

       When shipment is made by truck, pack all materials to provide adequate protection against climate
       and breakage during transit.

       Use a suitable method to handle to insure careful, workmanlike delivery of materials.

2.02   Soil Materials (If applicable)

       A.      Topsoil: Shall be natural, fertile, agricultural soil, capable of sustaining vigorous turf


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               growth. It shall be of uniform composition throughout, with admixture of subsoil. It shall
               be free of stones, lumps, live plants, roots, sticks, and any other material toxic to plant
               growth. Topsoil shall not be installed while in a frozen or muddy condition.

       B.      Topsoil shall contain the following specified percentages of constituents:

                        Maximum 30% clay (red clay, well pulverized); clay shall be sterile
                        Minimum 5% well-rotted sawdust, leaf mold or other approved partially
                        decomposed organic matter.
                        Maximum 50% silt.
                        Maximum 45% coarse sand free of rock

               Topsoil shall have an acidity range of ph 6.5 to 7.0 and shall contain not less than six
               percent (6%) organic matter, as determined by loss on ignition of moisture free samples
               dried at 65 degrees centigrade.

               A sample of the proposed topsoil shall be submitted to the County Representative three
               working days prior to installation and be approved prior to installation.

2.03   Fertilizer:
       Lime shall be ground limestone (Dolomite) containing not less than 85% total carbonates and shall
       be ground to such fineness that 50% will pass through a 100-mesh sieve and 90% will pass through
       a 20-mesh sieve.

       The following is a list of acceptable starter fertilizer for new lawn:

                        FERTILIZER                 APPL. RATE

                                              340 lbs./acre or 8
                           13-25-12
                                                  lbs/1000 ft
                                              220 lbs./acre or 5
                           20-26-6
                                                lbs/1000 sq. ft
                                              250 lbs./acre or 6
                           18-24-10
                                               lbs./1000 sq. ft.

       Commercial fertilizer applied at seeding time shall be per analysis listed above in which ½ of the
       nitrogen is slowly available. All fertilizer shall be uniform in composition, dry, free flowing and
       shall be delivered to the site in the original unopened container, each bearing the manufacturer’s
       guaranteed analysis. Any fertilizer becoming caked or damaged will not be accepted.

2.04   Seed: Grass seed shall be a drought resistant tall fescue or Annual Rye dependent upon planting
       season (see Section 3.03) Seed shall have a 97% minimum purity and 85% minimum germination,
       and be free of noxious weed seeds, as certified by the North Carolina Co-op Improvement
       Association or its approved equivalent by the County Representative.

2.05   Water: Clean, fresh, and free from harmful substances shall be provided by contractor. Water turf
       thoroughly until final acceptance of project. Contractor shall verify with owner if an existing
       irrigation system is available to meet watering requirements listed below. Contractor shall utilize
       existing irrigation system if available.

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3.01   Turf Bed Preparation: The contractor shall take representative samples of existing soil conditions
       where turf is to be installed and have soil tested by a qualified soils testing lab. Test results shall be
       submitted to owner for review, and soil deficiencies corrected by the contractor. Any re-testing cost
       shall be at the contractor’s expense.

3.02   Fine grading of Seedbed: Unless otherwise approved by the County Representative, all other site
       work required by this contract shall be complete and in place before grassing operations are begun.
       Work may be completed in parts if so requested by the contractor and approved by the County
       Representative. Prior to planting operations, all proposed turf areas shall be scarified to 8” depth
       and pulverized until the surface is smooth, friable, and of a uniformly fine texture. Remove stones
       and foreign material over one inch in diameter, and grade for positive drainage as required to
       prevent ponding of water.

       Provide minimum lime quantities at the following: Spread rate for lime,”45 lbs lime per 1000 sf
       area.” The need for any additional lime will be determined after review of Soil test required by
       Part 3.01. Lime shall be broadcast and worked into the soil at all areas at the rate dictated by the
       soil test. Provide a PH level in the range of 6.5-7.0.

3.03   Seed Mix: Seed, fertilizer, and lime may be applied with a mechanical hand spreader in two (2)
       successive sowings with the second perpendicular to the first. The rate of each sowing shall be ½
       the total seed rate specified. Immediately after seeding, all lawn areas shall be lightly rolled. If
       slope is too excessive then seed shall be raked into top ¼” of soil. Seed shall be installed uniformly
       over the general park area at the rates listed below:

          Season        Type of Seed                       Date                                Rate

          Fall          Tall Fescue                September 1 – November 15                   10 lbs. /1000 sf

          Winter        Tall Fescue                November 15 – March 1                       5 lbs. /1000 sf
                        Annual Rye                 November 15 – March 1                       2 lbs. /1000 sf

          Spring        Tall Fescue                March 1 – June 1                            10 lbs. /1000 sf

          Summer        Tall Fescue                June 1 – September 1                        10 lbs. /1000 sf

3.04   Lawn Operations: Seed, fertilizer, and lime may be applied with a mechanical hand spreader in two
       (2) successive sowings with the second perpendicular to the first. The rate of each sowing shall be
       ½ the total seed rate specified. Immediately after seeding, all lawn areas shall be lightly rolled. If
       slope is too excessive then seed shall be raked into top ¼” of soil. Seed shall be installed uniformly
       over the general park area at the rates listed below:

       After seeding installation apply fertilizer, mulch, tack, and water as specified herein.

3.05   Maintenance: The contractor is immediately responsible for all maintenance of turf until final
       acceptance. This includes all necessary watering, fertilizing, mowing, trimming, pruning, leaf
       removal, and any necessary weed control. Also, this includes any erosion repair, reseeding, and
       incidental operations necessary to establish a vigorous, healthy and uniform stand of grass. All
       areas, which fail to show a uniform stand of grass for any reason, shall be treated repeatedly until a
       uniform stand of at least 90% coverage is attained with no bare areas greater than five square feet.



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3.06   Guarantee: The contractor shall guarantee all new turf area materials and workmanship for a period
       of twelve (12) months from the date of final acceptance by the owner. Damage prior to final
       acceptance is the contractor’s responsibility. Turf replacements shall be as specified here in.

3.07   Clean Up: During installation, the contractor shall be required to keep all areas cleaned. Any
       defacement, stains, dirt, debris, or other trash caused by landscape operations shall be disposed by
       contractor. The contractor shall remove construction equipment, excess materials, tools, and all
       other debris and rubbish from the site.

3.08   Final Acceptance: Upon completion of planting operations, including clean-up, the contractor shall
       notify the County Representative for inspection of work. Any items found to be unsatisfactory shall
       be corrected. The one-year guarantee period begins at the date of final acceptance.



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ASBESTOS ABATEMENT
   SPECIFICATIONS




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SECTION 01013 - SUMMARY OF THE WORK - ASBESTOS ABATEMENT

PART 1 - GENERAL

RELATED DOCUMENTS:

Drawings, general provisions of Contract, including General and Supplementary Conditions, and other
Division-1 Specification Sections, apply to work of this section.

PROJECT/WORK IDENTIFICATION:

General: Project name is Asbestos Abatement – Quick Buy Houses-2008. Contract Documents: Indicate
the work of the Contract and related requirements and conditions that have an impact on the project.

Related requirements and conditions that are indicated on the Contract Documents include, but are not necessarily
limited to the following:

        Applicable codes and regulations.

        Notices and permits.

        Existing site conditions and restrictions on use of the site.

        Work performed prior to work under this Contract.

        Alterations and coordination with existing work.

        Work to be performed concurrently by the Owner.

        Work to be performed concurrently by separate contractors.

        Requirements for partial Owner occupancy prior to substantial completion of the Contract Work.

ASBSETOS CONSULTANT:                       S&ME, Inc.
                                           9751 Southern Pine Boulevard
                                           Charlotte, North Carolina 28273
                                           Attn: Mike Cashio
                                           Telephone:      704-523-4726
                                           Fax:            704-525-3953


The work includes the removal of asbestos containing materials according to the requirements of the following
specification sections in the sequence indicated:

General and Administrative Requirements: are set forth in the following specification sections:
01013 Summary of the Work - Asbestos Abatement
01043 Project Coordination - Asbestos Abatement
01091 Definitions and Standards - Asbestos Abatement
01301 Submittals
01711 Project Decontamination



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Abatement Work: requirements are set forth in the following specification sections, listed here according to the
sequence of the work:

01092 Codes, Regulations and Standards - Asbestos Abatement: sets forth governmental regulations and industry
standards which are included and incorporated herein by reference and made a part of the specification. This section
also sets forth those notices and permits which are known to the Owner and which either must be applied for and
received, or which must be given to governmental agencies before start of work.

01503 Temporary Facilities - Asbestos Abatement: sets forth the support facilities needed such as electrical and
plumbing connections for the decontamination unit and office space for the Project Administrator.

01526 Temporary Enclosures: details the requirements for the sheet plastic barriers isolating the work area from the
balance of the building.

01410 Air Monitoring and Test Laboratory Services: describes air monitoring by Owner so that the building beyond
the work area will remain uncontaminated. Air monitoring to determine required respiratory protection is the
responsibility of the Contractor.

01563 Decontamination Units: explains the setup and operation of the
personnel and material decontamination units.

01513 Temporary Pressure Differential and Air Circulation System: sets forth the procedures to set up pressure
differential isolation and ventilation of the work area.

01560 Worker Protection - Asbestos Abatement: describes the equipment and procedures for protecting workers
against asbestos contamination and other workplace hazards except for respiratory protection.

01562 Respiratory Protection: sets forth the procedures and equipment required for adequate protection against
inhalation of airborne asbestos fibers.

Asbestos Removal Work Procedures: are described in the following specification sections:

        02081 Removal of Asbestos-Containing Materials
        02083 Glovebag Removal of Asbestos-Containing Materials
        02084 Disposal of Asbestos Containing Waste Material

Decontamination of the Work Area: after completion of abatement work is described in the following sections:

        01711 Project Decontamination: describes the sequence of cleaning and decontamination procedures to be
        followed during removal of the sheet plastic barriers isolating a work area.

        01714 Work Area Clearance: describes the analytical methods used to determine if the work area has been
        successfully cleaned of contamination.

PLAN OF ACTION:

Submit a detailed plan of the procedures proposed for use in complying with the requirements of this specification.
Include in the plan the location and layout of decontamination areas, the sequencing of asbestos work, the interface of
trades involved in the performance of work, methods to be used to assure the safety of building occupants and visitors
to the site, disposal plan including location of approved disposal site, and a detailed description of the methods to be
employed to control pollution. Expand upon the use of portable HEPA ventilation system, closing out of the


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building's HVAC system, method of removal to prohibit visible emissions in work area, and packaging of removed
asbestos debris. The plan must be approved by the Owner's Representative prior to commencement of work.

POTENTIAL ASBESTOS HAZARD:

The disturbance or dislocation of asbestos-containing materials may cause asbestos fibers to be released into the
buildings` atmosphere, thereby creating a potential health hazard to workmen and building occupants. Apprise all
workers, supervisory personnel, subcontractors and consultants who will be at the job site of the seriousness of the
hazard and of proper work procedures which must be followed.

Where in the performance of the work, workers, supervisory personnel, subcontractors, or consultants may encounter,
disturb, or otherwise function in the immediate vicinity of any identified asbestos-containing materials, take
appropriate continuous measures as necessary to protect all building occupants from the potential hazard of exposure
to airborne asbestos. Such measures shall include the procedures and methods described herein, and compliance with
regulations of applicable federal, state and local agencies.

STOP WORK:

If the Owner, the Owner's Representative, or the Project Administrator presents a written stop work order
immediately and automatically stop all work. Do not recommence work until authorized in writing by Owner's
Representative.

ASBESTOS-CONTAINING MATERIALS:

The following summary identifies asbestos-containing material to be removed:

                                SUMMARY OF MATERIAL TO BE REMOVED

    1. Sprayed applied popcorn ceiling surfacing in materials is located in units: 3015C, 3015H, 3015G,
       3011C, 3011D, 3011G, 3011H, 3009C, 3009D, 3009G, 3009H, 646G, 646C, 646D, 642H, 642D,
       638H, 638G, 638D, 634H, 634C, 634D, 628G, 628D, 624G, 624H, 616C, 612G, 612H, 609D,
       3005C, 3001C, 600H, 606C, 605H, 605G, 2901D, 2901G, 2901H, 610C, 620D, 640H, 640G,
       640D, 630H, 630C, 630D, Office apartment H, D, and G– 2% to 3% Chrysotile (26,000 SF); this
       is a friable material,
    2. Layer of flooring beneath grey and pink block-style sheet flooring found in kitchens of 3009G,
       638G, 624H, 600G, 3005C, 609G, 620H, 630D, 606C, 624H, and Foyer of 3009D, 624G, 606C,
       and 605D– Beige Flooring =None Detected, Brown Flooring =25% Chrysotile (25,500 SF); this
       is a friable material,
    3. 1’x1’ tan and grey block pattern sheet flooring in kitchens, restrooms and foyers of units 605H,
       605C, 609H, 610D, 610G, 610H, 620D,620G, 620C, 620H, 640G, 630G, Buildings 3005/3001
       first floor, and laundry closets of 2nd floor units of 3005/3001 – Linoleum 1= None Detected,
       Mastic 1= None Detected, Backing= 55% Chrysotile (4,000 SF); this is a friable material,
    4. Tan sheet flooring with grey lines in unit 2901D kitchen – 30% Chrysotile (54 SF); this is a
       friable material,
    5. Black sink coating in unit 2901D kitchen sink – 2% Chrysotile (4 SF); this material is a category
       II non-friable material,
    6. Roof perimeter and penetrations flashing located in buildings 605/609, 600/606, 634/638,
       3011/3015 and 3009 – 4% Chrysotile (2,000 SF); this material is a category I non-friable
       material,




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    7. Caulking around frames of windows and doors located on the exterior of all buildings around
       frames of all exterior windows and door frames – 3% Chrysotile (110 SF); this material is a
       category II non-friable material,
    8. Reflective paper in outdoor light fixture located on exterior walkways, upper and lower, of
       buildings 2905, 605, 609, 606, 600, 612, 616, 621, 628, 634– 65% Chrysotile (32 SF); this is a
       friable material, and
    9. Corrugated paper and caulk located at expansion joints of upper walkways of all building
       exteriors – Paper=None Detected, Caulk=7% Chrysotile (50 SF); this material is a category II
       non-friable material.

In all cases, quantity estimates are approximate. The Contractor is expected to verify quantities prior to submitting a
proposal. There will be no adds allowed for quantity increases unless the asbestos is in a location not described
in the project manual.

CONTRACTOR USE OF PREMISES:

General: The Contractor shall limit his use of the premises to the work indicated, so as to allow for Owner occupancy
and use by the public.

Use of the Site: Confine operations at the site to the areas permitted under the Contract. Portions of the site beyond
areas on which work is indicated are not to be disturbed. Conform to site rules and regulations affecting the work
while engaged in project construction.

Contractor's Use of the Existing Building: Maintain existing building in a safe and weathertight condition throughout
the construction period. Repair damage caused by construction operations. Take all precautions necessary to protect
the building and its occupants during the construction period.

Keep public areas such as hallways, stairs, elevator lobbies and toilet rooms free from accumulation of waste, rubbish
or construction debris.

Smoking or open fires will not be permitted within the building enclosure or on the premises.

The General Contractor shall provide portable toilet facilities for use by contractor personnel. Use of existing toilets
within the building, by the Contractor and his personnel, will not be permitted.

OWNER OCCUPANCY:

Partial Owner Occupancy: The Owner reserves the right to place and install equipment as necessary in areas of the
building in which all asbestos abatement and project decontamination procedures have been completed, and to occupy
such completed areas prior to substantial completion, provided that such occupancy does not substantially interfere
with completion of the work. Such placing of equipment and partial occupancy shall not constitute acceptance of the
work or any part of the work.

SUBMITTALS:

Before the Start of Work: Submit the following to the Owner's Representative for review. Do not begin work until
these submittals are approved by the Owner's Representative.

        Plan of Action: Submit as a written report in the same manner as
        product data.



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      Inspection: Report on inspection carried out as required by this section. Include copies of all photographs,
      video tapes, etc. Submit in the same manner as product data.


PART 2 - PRODUCTS (Not Applicable)


PART 3 - EXECUTION (Not Applicable)


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SECTION 01043 - PROJECT COORDINATION - ASBESTOS ABATEMENT

PART 1 - GENERAL

RELATED DOCUMENTS:

Drawings and general provisions of Contract, including General and Supplementary Conditions and
other Division-1 Specification sections, apply to this section.

SUMMARY:

This section specifies administrative and supervisory requirements necessary for Project coordination
including, but not necessarily limited to:

 Administrative and Supervisory Personnel.

 Progress Meetings

 Pre-Construction Conference

 Daily Log

 Special Reports

 Contingency Plans

 Notifications to Other Entities at the Job Site

Requirements for the Contractor's Construction Schedule are included in Section "Submittals."

ADMINISTRATIVE AND SUPERVISORY PERSONNEL:

General Superintendent: Provide a full-time General Superintendent who is experienced in
administration and supervision of asbestos abatement projects including work practices, protective
measures for building and personnel, disposal procedures, etc. This person is the Contractor`s
Representative responsible for compliance with all applicable federal, state and local regulations,
particularly those relating to asbestos-containing materials.

Experience and Training: The General Superintendent must have a minimum of two (2) years
on-the-job training and experience in asbestos abatement procedures.

Competent Person: The General Superintendent is to be a Competent Person, as required by OSHA
in 29 CFR 1926.




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Accreditation: The General Superintendent is to be accredited as an Asbestos Abatement Supervisor
in accordance with North Carolina regulation 15A NCAC 19C .0601-.0607.

PROGRESS MEETINGS:

General: In addition to specific coordination and pre-installation meetings for each element of work,
and other regular project meetings held for other purposes, Owner's Representative will hold general
progress meetings as required. These meetings will be scheduled, where possible, at time of
preparation of payment request. Require each entity then involved in planning, coordination or
performance of work to be properly represented at each meeting.

PRE-CONSTRUCTION CONFERENCE:

An initial progress meeting, recognized as "Pre-Construction Conference" will be convened by the
Owner's Representative prior to start of any work. Meet at project site, or as otherwise directed with
General Superintendent, Owner, Owner's Representative, Project Administrator, and other entities
concerned with the asbestos abatement work.

72 hours advance notice will be provided to all participants prior to convening Pre-Construction
Conference.

This is an organizational meeting, to review responsibilities and personnel assignments and to locate
the containment and decontamination areas and temporary facilities including power, light, water,
etc.

DAILY LOG:

Daily Log: Maintain within the Decontamination Unit a daily log documenting the dates and time of
but not limited to, the following items:

 Name and accreditation number of personnel involved in the abatement

 Meetings; purpose, attendees, brief discussion

 Visitations; authorized and unauthorized

 Personnel, by name, entering and leaving the work area

 Special or unusual events, i.e. barrier breeching, equipment failures, accidents

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 Documentation of Contractor's completion of the following:

        Inspection of work area preparation prior to start of removal and daily thereafter,

        Removal of any sheet plastic barriers,

        Contractor's inspections prior to spray back, lock back, encapsulation, enclosure or any other
        operation that will conceal the condition of asbestos-containing materials or the substrate
        from which such materials have been removed,

        Removal of waste materials from work area,

        Decontamination of equipment (list items),

        Contractors final inspection/final air test analysis.

Have this log available to the Project Administrator (S&ME, Inc.) for review as requested.

Submit copies of this log at final closeout of project as a project closeout submittal. This log must
include all documentation required by AHERA before final payment will be made.

SPECIAL REPORTS:

General: Except as otherwise indicated, submit special reports directly to Owner within one day of
occurrence requiring special report, with copy to Owner's Representative and others affected by
occurrence.

Reporting Unusual Events: When an event of unusual and significant nature occurs at site
(examples: failure of pressure differential system, rupture of temporary enclosures), prepare and
submit a special report listing chain of events, persons participating, response by Contractor's
personnel, evaluation of results or effects, and similar pertinent information. When such events are
known or predictable in advance, advise Owner in advance at earliest possible date.

Reporting Accidents: Prepare and submit reports of significant accidents, at site and anywhere else
work is in progress. Record and document data and actions; comply with industry standards. For
this purpose, a significant accident is defined to include events where personal injury is sustained,
property loss of substance is sustained, or where the event posed a significant threat of loss or
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Report Discovered Conditions: When an unusual condition of the building is discovered during the
work (e.g. leaks, termites, corrosion) prepare and submit a special report indication condition
discovered.

CONTINGENCY PLAN:

Contingency Plan: Prepare a contingency plan for emergencies including fire, accident, power
failure, pressure differential system failure, supplied air system failure, or any other event that may
require modification or abridgement of decontamination or work area isolation procedures. Include
in plan specific procedures for decontamination or work area isolation. Note that nothing in this
specification should impede safe exiting or providing of adequate medical attention in the event of an
emergency.

Post: In clean room of Personnel Decontamination Unit, post telephone numbers and locations of
emergency services, including, but not limited to, fire, ambulance, doctor, hospital, police, power
company, telephone company.

NOTIFICATIONS:

Notify other entities at the job site of the nature of the asbestos abatement activities, location of
asbestos-containing materials, requirements relative to asbestos set forth in these specifications and
applicable regulations.

Notify, in writing, emergency service agencies including fire, ambulance, police or other agency that
may service the abatement work site in case of an emergency. Notification is to include methods of
entering work area, emergency entry and exit locations, modifications to fire notification or fire
fighting equipment, and other information needed by agencies providing emergency services.

Notifications of Emergency: Any individual at the job site may notify emergency service agencies if
necessary without effect on this Contract or the Contract Sum.

SUBMITTALS:

Before the Start of Work: Submit the following to the Owner's Representative for review. No work
shall begin until these submittals are returned with Owner's Representative's action stamp indicating
that the submittal is returned for unrestricted use or final-but-restricted use.




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Contingency Plans: for emergency actions.

Telephone Numbers: and location of emergency services.

Notifications: sent to other entities at the work site.

Notifications: sent to emergency service agencies.

Resume: of general superintendent.

Accreditation: Submit copy of certificate of accreditation of General Superintendent as an asbestos
abatement supervisor.

Staff Names: Within 15 days of Notice to Proceed, submit a list of the Contractor's principal staff
assignments, including the Superintendent and other personnel in attendance at the site; identify
individuals, their duties and responsibilities; list their telephone numbers, pager numbers, etc.

Post copies of the list in the clean room and the temporary field office.


PART 2 - PRODUCTS (Not Applicable)


PART 3 - EXECUTION (Not Applicable)


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SECTION 01091 - DEFINITIONS AND STANDARDS - ASBESTOS ABATEMENT

PART 1 - GENERAL

RELATED DOCUMENTS:

Drawings and general provisions of Contract, including General and Supplementary Conditions and
other Division-1 Specification Sections, apply to this section.

SUMMARY:

General Explanation: A substantial amount of specification language constitutes definitions for terms
found in other contract documents, including the drawings. (Drawings must be recognized as
diagrammatic in nature and not completely descriptive of the requirements indicated thereon.)
Certain terms used in Contract Documents are defined in this article.

General Requirements: The provisions or requirements of Division-1

Sections: apply to entire work of Contract and, where so indicated, to other elements which are
included in project.

DEFINITIONS:

General: Definitions contained in this Article are not necessarily complete, but are general to the
extent that they are not defined more explicitly elsewhere in the Contract Documents.

Indicated: This term refers to graphic representations, notes or schedules on the Drawings, or other
Paragraphs or Schedules in Specifications, and similar requirements in Contract Documents. Where
terms such as "shown," "noted," "scheduled," and "specified" are used, it is to help locate the
reference; no limitation on location is intended except as specifically noted.

Directed: Terms such as "directed", "requested", "authorized", "selected", "approved", "required",
and "permitted" mean "directed by the Owner's Representative", "requested by the "Owner's
Representative", and similar phrases. However, no implied meaning shall be interpreted to extend
the Owner's Representative's responsibility into the Contractor's area of construction supervision.

Approve: The term "approved," where used in conjunction with the Owner's Representative's action
on the Contractor's submittals, applications, and requests, is limited to the responsibilities and duties
of the Architect stated in General and Supplementary Conditions. Such approval shall not release the
Contractor from responsibility to fulfill Contract Document requirements, unless otherwise provided
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Regulation: The term "Regulations" includes laws, statutes, ordinances and lawful orders issued by
authorities having jurisdiction, as well as rules, conventions and agreements within the construction
industry that control performance of the Work, whether they are lawfully imposed by authorities
having jurisdiction or not.

Furnish: The term "furnish" is used to mean "supply and deliver to the project site, ready for
unloading, unpacking, assembly, installation, and similar operations."

Install: The term "install" is used to describe operations at project site including the actual
"unloading, unpacking, assembly, erection, placing, anchoring, applying, working to dimension,
finishing, curing, protecting, cleaning and similar operations."

Provide: The term "provide" means "to furnish and install, complete and ready for the intended use."

Installer: An "Installer" is an entity engaged by the Contractor, either as an employee, subcontractor
or sub- subcontractor for performance of a particular construction activity, including installation,
erection, application and similar operations. Installers are required to be experienced in the
operations they are engaged to perform.

The term "experienced," when used with the term "Installer," means having a minimum of 5 previous
Projects similar in size and scope to this project, and familiar with the precautions required, and has
complied with requirements of the authority having jurisdiction.

Project Site is the space available to the Contractor for performance of the work, either exclusively or
in conjunction with others performing other construction as part of the project. The extent of the
project site is shown on the Drawings, and may or may not be identical with the description of the
land upon which the project is to be built.

Testing Laboratories: A "testing laboratory" is an independent entity engaged to perform specific
inspections or tests, either at the project site or elsewhere, and to report on, and, if required, to
interpret, results of those inspections or tests.

Owner's Representative: This is the entity described as the "Architect" in AIA Document A201
"General Conditions of the Contract for Construction," All references to Architect or Engineer in the
Contract Documents in cases involving the abatement of asbestos, include the Industrial Hygienist
who is the Owner's Representative. The Owner's Representative will represent the Owner during
construction and until final payment is due. The Owner's Representative will advise and consult with
the Owner. The Owner's instructions to the Contractor will be forwarded through the Owner's
Representative.




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Project Administrator: This is the entity described as the "Project Representative" in AIA Document
A201 "General Conditions of the Contract for Construction,." The Project Administrator is a full
time representative of the Owner at the job site with authority to stop the work upon verbal order if
requirements of the Contract Documents are not met, or if in the sole judgement of the Project
Administrator, Owner's Representative, Owner, the interests of the Owner, safety of any person or
the Owner's property are jeopardized by the work.

General Superintendent: This is the Contractor's Representative at the work site. This person will
generally be the Competent Person required by OSHA in 29 CFR 1926.

Accredited or Accreditation (when referring to a person or laboratory): A person or laboratory
accredited in accordance with Section 206 of Title II of the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) or
in accordance with 15A NCAC 19C .0601 through .0607.

Aerosol: A system consisting of particles, solid or liquid, suspended in air.

Air Cell: Insulation normally used on pipes and duct work that is comprised of corrugated cardboard
which is frequently comprised of asbestos combined with cellulose or refractory binders.

Air Monitoring: The process of measuring the fiber content of a specific volume of air.

Amended Water: Water to which a surfactant has been added to decrease the surface tension to 35 or
less dynes.

Asbestos: The asbestiform varieties of serpentinite (chrysotile), riebeckite (crocidolite),
cummingtonite-grunerite, anthophyllite, and actinolite-tremolite. For purposes of determining
respiratory and worker protection the asbestiform variety of the above minerals and any of these
materials that have been chemically treated and/or altered shall be considered as asbestos.

Asbestos-Containing Material (ACM): Any material containing more than 1% by weight of asbestos
of any type or mixture of types.

Asbestos-Containing Building Material (ACBM): Surfacing ACM, thermal system insulation ACM,
or miscellaneous ACM that is found in or on interior structural members or other parts of a building.

Asbestos-Containing Waste Material: Any material which is or is suspected of being or any material
contaminated with an asbestos-containing material which is to be removed from a work area for
disposal.

Asbestos debris: Pieces of ACBM that can be identified by color, texture, or composition, or means
dust, if the dust is determined by an accredited inspector or air monitor to be ACM.

Authorized Visitor: The Owner, the Owner's Representative, testing lab personnel, the
Architect/Engineer, emergency personnel or a representative of any federal, state and local regulatory
or other agency having authority over the project.

Barrier: Any surface that seals off the work area to inhibit the movement of fibers.

Breathing Zone: A hemisphere forward of the shoulders with a radius of approximately 6 to 9
inches.



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Ceiling Concentration: The concentration of an airborne substance that shall not be exceeded.

Certified Industrial Hygienist (C.I.H.): An industrial hygienist certified in Comprehensive Practice
by the American Board of Industrial Hygiene.

Demolition: The wrecking or taking out of any building component, system, finish or assembly of a
facility together with any related handling operations.

Disposal Bag: A properly labeled 6 mil thick leak-tight plastic bags used for transporting asbestos
waste from work and to disposal site.

Encapsulant: A material that surrounds or embeds asbestos fibers in an adhesive matrix, to prevent
release of fibers.

Bridging encapsulant: An encapsulant that forms a discrete layer on the surface of an in situ asbestos
matrix.

Penetrating encapsulant: An encapsulant that is absorbed by the in situ asbestos matrix without
leaving a discrete surface layer.

Removal encapsulant: A penetrating encapsulant specifically designed to minimize fiber release
during removal of asbestos-containing materials rather that for in situ encapsulation.

Encapsulation: Treatment of asbestos-containing materials, with an encapsulant.

Enclosure: The construction of an air-tight, impermeable, permanent barrier around
asbestos-containing material to control the release of asbestos fibers into the air.

Filter: A media component used in respirators to remove solid or liquid particles from the inspired
air.

Friable Asbestos Material: Material that contains more than 1.0% asbestos by weight and that can be
crumbled, pulverized, or reduced to powder by hand pressure when dry.

Glovebag: A sack (typically constructed of 6 mil transparent polyethylene or polyvinylchloride
plastic) with inward projecting longsleeve gloves, which are designed to enclose an object from
which an asbestos-containing material is to be removed.

HEPA Filter: A High-Efficiency Particulate Air (HEPA) filter capable of trapping and retaining
99.97% of asbestos fibers greater than 0.3 microns in diameter.

HEPA Filter Vacuum Collection Equipment (or vacuum cleaner): High-efficiency particulate air
filtered vacuum collection equipment with a filter system capable of collecting and retaining asbestos
fibers. Filters should be of 99.97% efficiency for retaining fibers of 0.3 microns or larger.

High-efficiency particulate air filter: (HEPA) refers to a filtering system capable of trapping and
retaining 99.97 percent of all monodispersed particles 0.3 um in diameter or larger.

Negative Pressure Respirator: A respirator in which the air pressure inside the respiratory-inlet
covering is positive during exhalation in relation to the air pressure of the outside atmosphere and
negative during inhalation in relation to the air pressure of the outside atmosphere.


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Negative Pressure Ventilation System: A pressure differential and ventilation system.

Personal Monitoring: Sampling of the asbestos fiber concentrations within the breathing zone of an
employee.

Pressure Differential and Ventilation System: A local exhaust system, utilizing HEPA filtration
capable of maintaining a pressure differential with the inside of the Work Area at a lower pressure
than any adjacent area, and which cleans recirculated air or generates a constant air flow from
adjacent areas into the Work Area.

Protection Factor: The ratio of the ambient concentration of an airborne substance to the
concentration of the substance inside the respirator at the breathing zone of the wearer. The
protection factor is a measure of the degree of protection provided by a respirator to the wearer.

Repair: Returning damaged ACBM to an undamaged condition or to an intact state so as to prevent
fiber release.

Respirator: A device designed to protect the wearer from the inhalation of harmful atmospheres.

Surfactant: A chemical wetting agent added to water to improve penetration, thus reducing the
quantity of water required for a given operation or area.

Time Weighted Average (TWA): The average concentration of a contaminant in air during a
specific time period.

Visible Emissions: Any emissions containing particulate asbestos material that are visually
detectable without the aid of instruments. This does not include condensed uncombined water vapor.

Wet Cleaning: The process of eliminating asbestos contamination from building surfaces and
objects by using cloths, mops, or other cleaning utensils which have been dampened with amended
water or diluted removal encapsulant and afterwards thoroughly decontaminated or disposed of as
asbestos-contaminated waste.

Work Area: The area where asbestos-related work or removal operations are performed which is
defined and/or isolated to prevent the spread of asbestos dust, fibers or debris, and entry by
unauthorized personnel. Work area is a Regulated Area as defined by 29 CFR 1926.

INDUSTRY STANDARDS:

Applicability of Standards: Except where Contract Documents include more stringent requirements,
applicable construction industry standards have the same force and effect as if bound or copied
directly into Contract Documents. Such standards are made a part of the Contract Documents by
reference. Individual sections indicate which codes and standards the Contractor must keep available
at the Project Site for reference.

Referenced industry standards take precedence over standards that are not referenced but recognized
in the construction industry as applicable.

Unreferenced industry standards are not directly applicable to the work, except as a general
requirement of whether the work complies with recognized construction industry standards.


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Publication Dates: Where compliance with an industry standard is required, comply with standard in
effect as of date of Contract Documents.

Updated Standards: At the request of the Owner's Representative, Contractor or authority having
jurisdiction, submit a Change Order proposal where applicable code or standard has been revised and
reissued after the date of the Contract Documents and before performance of Work affected. The
Owner's Representative will decide whether to issue a Change Order to proceed with the updated
standard.

Conflicting Requirements: Where compliance with two or more standards is specified, and they
establish different or conflicting requirements for minimum quantities or quality levels, the most
stringent requirement will be enforced, unless the Contract Documents indicate otherwise. Refer
requirements that are different, but apparently equal, and uncertainties as to which quality level is
more stringent to the Owner's Representative for a decision before proceeding.

Minimum Quantities or Quality Levels: In every instance the quantity or quality level shown or
specified shall be the minimum to be provided or performed. The actual installation may comply
exactly, within specified tolerances, with the minimum quantity or quality specified, or it may exceed
that minimum within reasonable limits. In complying with these requirements, indicated numeric
values are minimum or maximum values, as noted, or appropriate for the context of the
requirements. Refer instances of uncertainty to the Owner's Representative for decision before
proceeding.

Copies of Standards: Each entity engaged in construction on the Project is required to be familiar
with industry standards applicable to that entities' construction activity. Copies of applicable
standards are not bound with the Contract Documents.

Where copies of standards are needed for performance of a required construction activity, the
Contractor shall obtain copies directly from the publication source.

Although copies of standards needed for enforcement of requirements may be part of required
submittals, the Owner's Representative reserves the right to require the Contractor to submit
additional copies as necessary for enforcement of requirements.

Abbreviations and Names: Trade association names and titles of general standards are frequently
abbreviated. Where acronyms or abbreviations are used in the Specifications or other Contract
Documents they mean the recognized name of the trade association, standards generating
organization, authority having jurisdiction or other entity applicable to the context of the text
provision. Refer to the "Encyclopedia of Associations," published by Gale Research Co., available
in most libraries.

Trade Union Jurisdictions: The Contractor shall maintain, and require subcontractors to maintain,
complete current information on jurisdictional matters, regulations and pending actions, as applicable
to construction activities. The manner in which Contract Documents have been organized and
subdivided is not intended to indicate of trade union or jurisdictional agreements.

Discuss new developments at project meetings at the earliest feasible dates. Record relevant
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Assign and subcontract construction activities, and employ tradesmen and laborers in a manner that
will not unduly risk jurisdictional disputes that could result in conflicts, delays, claims and losses.

SUBMITTALS:

Permits, Licenses and Certificates: For the Owner's records, submit copies of permits, licenses,
certifications, inspection reports, releases, jurisdictional settlements, notices, receipts for fee
payments, judgments, and similar documents, correspondence and records established in conjunction
with compliance with standards and regulations bearing upon performance of the work.


PART 2 - PRODUCTS (Not Applicable)


PART 3 - EXECUTION (Not Applicable)


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SECTION 01092 - CODES, REGULATIONS, AND STANDARDS – ASBESTOS
ABATEMENT

PART 1 - GENERAL

RELATED DOCUMENTS:

Drawings and general provisions of Contract, including General and Supplementary Conditions and
other Division-1 Specification Sections, apply to this section.

SUMMARY:

This section sets forth governmental regulations and industry standards which are included and
incorporated herein by reference and made a part of the specification. This section also sets forth
those notices and permits which are known to the Owner and which either must be applied for and
received, or which must be given to governmental agencies before start of work.

Requirements include adherence to work practices and procedures set forth in applicable codes,
regulations and standards.

Requirements include obtaining permits, licenses, inspections, releases and similar documentation, as
well as payments, statements and similar requirements associated with codes, regulations, and
standards.

CODES AND REGULATIONS:

General Applicability of Codes and Regulations, and Standards: Except to the extent that more
explicit or more stringent requirements are written directly into the contract documents, all applicable
codes, regulations, and standards have the same force and effect (and are made a part of the contract
documents by reference) as if copied directly into the contract documents, or as if published copies
are bound herewith.

Contractor Responsibility: The Contractor shall assume full responsibility and liability for the
compliance with all applicable Federal, State, and local regulations pertaining to work practices,
hauling, disposal, and protection of workers, visitors to the site, and persons occupying areas
adjacent to the site. The Contractor is responsible for providing medical examinations and
maintaining medical records of personnel as required by the applicable Federal, State, and local
regulations. The Contractor shall hold the Owner and Owner's Representative harmless for failure to
comply with any applicable work, hauling, disposal, safety, health or other regulation on the part of
himself, his employees, or his subcontractors.

Federal Requirements: which govern asbestos abatement work or hauling and disposal of asbestos
waste materials include, but are not limited to, the following:

OSHA: U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration, (OSHA),
including but not limited to:

Occupational Exposure to Asbestos, Tremolite, Anthophyllite, and Actinolite; Final Rules
Title 29, Part 1910, Section 1001 and Part 1926, Section 1101 of the
Code of Federal Regulations



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Respiratory Protection
Title 29, Part 1910, Section 134 of the
Code of Federal Regulations

Construction Industry
Title 29, Part 1926, of the
Code of Federal Regulations

Access to Employee Exposure and Medical Records
Title 29, Part 1910, Section 2 of the
Code of Federal Regulations

Hazard Communication
Title 29, Part 1910, Section 1200 of the
Code of Federal Regulations

Specifications for Accident Prevention Signs and Tags
Title 29, Part 1910, Section 145 of the
Code of Federal Regulations

DOT: U. S. Department of Transportation, including , but not limited to:

Hazardous Substances
Title 29, Part 171 and 172 of the
Code of Federal Regulations

EPA: U. S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), including, but not limited to:

National Emission Standard for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAPS)
National Emission Standard for Asbestos
Title 40, Part 61, Sub-part A,
and Sub-part M (Revised Sub-part B) of the
Code of Federal Regulations

State Requirements: which govern asbestos abatement work or hauling and disposal of asbestos
waste materials include, but are not limited to, the following:

15A North Carolina Administrative Code 19C .0601 through .0607.

Local Requirements: Abide by all local requirements which govern asbestos abatement work or
hauling and disposal of asbestos waste materials.

STANDARDS:

General Applicability of Standards: Except to the extent that more explicit or more stringent
requirements are written directly into the Contract Documents, all applicable standards have the
same force and effect (and are made a part of the Contract Documents by reference) as if copied
directly into the Contract Documents, or as if published copies are bound herewith.

Contractor Responsibility: The Contractor shall assume full responsibility and liability for the
compliance with all standards pertaining to work practices, hauling, disposal, and protection of


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workers, visitors to the site, and persons occupying areas adjacent to the site. The Contractor shall
hold the Owner and Owner's Representative harmless for failure to comply with any applicable
standard on the part of himself, his employees, or his subcontractors.

Standards: which apply to asbestos abatement work or hauling and disposal of asbestos waste
materials include but are not limited to the following:

American National Standards Institute (ANSI)
1430 Broadway
New York, New York 10018
(212)354-3300

Fundamentals Governing the Design and Operation of Local Exhaust Systems Publication Z9.2-79

Practices for Respiratory Protection Publication Z88.2-80

American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM)
1916 Race Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103
(215)299-5400

Safety and Health Requirements Relating to Occupational Exposure to Asbestos E 849-82

EPA GUIDANCE DOCUMENTS:

EPA Guidance Documents: discuss asbestos abatement work or hauling and disposal of asbestos
waste materials listed below for the Contractor's information only. These documents do not describe
the work and are not a part of the work of this contract. EPA maintains an information number (800)
334-8571.

Asbestos-Containing Materials in School Buildings - A Guidance Document. Part 1 & 2. (Orange
Books). EPA C00090 (out of print).

Guidance for Controlling Asbestos-Containing Materials in Buildings. (Purple Book). EPA
560/5-85-024 .

Friable Asbestos-Containing Materials in Schools: Identification and Notification Rule (40 CFR Part
763)

Evaluation of the EPA Asbestos-in-Schools Identification and Notification Rule. EPA 560/5-84-005.

Asbestos in Buildings: National Survey of Asbestos-Containing Friable Materials. EPA
560/5-84-006.

Asbestos in Buildings: Guidance for Service and Maintenance Personnel. EPA 560/5-85-018.

Asbestos Waste Management Guidance. EPA 530-SW-85-007.

Asbestos Fact Book. EPA Office of Public Affairs.

Asbestos in Buildings. Simplified Sampling Scheme for Friable Surfacing Materials.


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Commercial Laboratories with Polarized Light Microscopy Capabilities for bulk asbestos
identification.

A Guide to Respiratory Protection for the Asbestos Abatement Industry. EPA-560-OPTS-86-001

NOTICES:

Complete the "Asbestos Permit Application and Notification for Demolition/Renovation" and send
it, along with required fees, to the North Carolina Department of Environment, Health, and Natural
Resources, Asbestos Hazard Management Branch - P. O. Box 27686, Raleigh, North Carolina
27611-7686 (Phone 919-733-0820).

PERMITS:

No asbestos abatement work on site may be begun until the completed "Asbestos Permit Application
and Notification for Demolition/Renovation" with the permit number has been received from the
State and a copy is posted at the site.

ACCREDITATIONS:

Accreditations: Maintain current accreditations as required by applicable state or local jurisdictions
for the removal, transporting, disposal or other regulated activity relative to the work of this contract.

POSTING AND FILING OF REGULATIONS:

Posting and Filing of Regulations: Post all notices required by applicable Federal, State and local
regulations. Maintain two (2) copies of applicable Federal, State and local regulations and standard.
Maintain one copy of each at job site. Keep on file in Contractor's office one copy of each.

SUBMITTALS:

Before Start of Work: Submit the following to the Owner's Representative for review. No work
shall begin until these submittals are returned with Owner's Representative's action stamp indicating
that the submittal is returned for unrestricted use or final-but-restricted use.

Permits, Licenses, and Certificates: For the Owner's records, submit copies of permits, licenses,
certifications, inspection reports, releases, jurisdictional settlements, notices, receipts for fee
payments, judgments, and similar documents, correspondence and records established in conjunction
with compliance with standards and regulations bearing upon performance of the Work including:

        State and Local Regulations: Submit copies of codes and regulations applicable to the work.

        Notices: Submit notices required by Federal, State and local regulations together with proof
        of timely transmittal to agency requiring the notice. Include copies of notices filed with the
        local fire, police, and emergency medical services departments.

        Permits: Submit copies of current valid permits required by state and local regulations.




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      Licenses: Submit copies of all State and local accreditations, licenses and permits necessary
      to carry out the work of this contract.

PART 2 - PRODUCTS (Not Applicable)


PART 3 - EXECUTION (Not Applicable)


                                 END OF SECTION - 01092




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SECTION 01301 - SUBMITTALS

PART 1 - GENERAL

RELATED DOCUMENTS:

Drawings and general provisions of the Contract, including General and Supplementary Conditions
and other Division-1 Specification Sections, apply to this section.

SUMMARY:

This section specifies administrative and procedural requirements for submittals required for
performance of the Work, including:

 Contractor's Construction Schedule.
 Submittal Schedule.
 Daily Construction Reports.
 Shop Drawings.
 Product Data.
 Samples.
 Miscellaneous Submittals

Administrative Submittals: Refer to other Division-1 Sections and other Contract Documents for
requirements for administrative submittals. Such submittals include, but are not limited to:

 Permits
 Applications for Payment
 Performance and Payment Bonds
 Insurance Certificates
 List of Subcontractors

SUBMITTAL PROCEDURES:

Coordination: Coordinate preparation and processing of submittals with performance of construction
activities. Transmit each submittal sufficiently in advance of performance of related construction
activities to avoid delay.

Coordinate each submittal with fabrication, purchasing, testing, delivery, other submittals and related
activities that require sequential activity.

Coordinate transmittal of different types of submittals for related elements of the work so processing
will not be delayed by the need to review submittals concurrently for coordination.




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The Owner's Representative reserves the right to withhold action on a submittal requiring
coordination with other submittals until related submittals are received.

Processing: Allow sufficient review time so that installation will not be delayed as a result of the
time required to process submittals, including time for resubmittals.

Allow five days for initial review. Allow additional time if processing must be delayed to permit
coordination with subsequent submittals. The Owner's Representative will promptly advise the
Contractor when a submittal being processed must be delayed for coordination.

If an intermediate submittal is necessary, process the same as the initial submittal.

Allow one week for reprocessing each submittal.

No extension of Contract Time will be authorized because of failure to transmit submittals to the
Owner's Representative sufficiently in advance of the work to permit processing.

Submittal Preparation: Place a permanent label or title block on each submittal for identification.
Indicate the name of the entity that prepared each submittal on the label or title block.

Provide a space approximately 4" x 5" on the label or beside the title block on Shop Drawings to
record the Contractor's review and approval markings and the action taken.

Include the following information on the label for processing and recording action taken.

        Project name.
        Date.
        Number and title of appropriate Specification Section.
        Drawing number and detail references, as appropriate.

Submittal Transmittal: Package each submittal appropriately for transmittal and handling. Transmit
each submittal from Contractor to Owner's Representative using a transmittal form. Submittals
received from sources other than the Contractor will be returned without action.

On the transmittal, record relevant information and requests for data. On the form, or separate sheet,
record deviations from Contract Document requirements, including minor variations and limitations.
Include Contractor's certification that information complies with Contract Document requirements.

CONTRACTOR'S CONSTRUCTION SCHEDULE:

Schedule: Provide proposed detailed schedule coordinated with the General Contractor, including
work dates, work shift time, number of employees, dates of start and completion including dates of
preparation work, removals and final inspection dates.

SUBMITTAL SCHEDULE:

Listing: At the end of this section is a listing of the principal submittals required for the work. This
listing is not necessarily complete, nor does the listing reflect the significance of each submittal
requirement. The listing is included only for the convenience of users of the Contract Documents.
Additional submittals are noted in each section.



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Submit all required prejob submittals with the contractor's construction schedule, at least 10 days
before start of work.

Submit all post job submittals within 10 days of project completion.

Submit all worker qualification submittals for new workers or supervisors added to the job before
they begin work.

Distribution: Submit 4 bound copies of all submittals to the Owner's Representative.

PRODUCT DATA:

Collect Product Data into a single submittal. Product Data includes printed information such as
manufacturer's installation instructions, catalog cuts, standard wiring diagrams and performance
curves.

Mark each copy to show applicable choices and options. Where printed Product Data includes
information on several products, some of which are not required, mark copies to indicate the
applicable information. Include the following information:

        Manufacturer's printed recommendations.

        Compliance with recognized trade association standards.

        Compliance with recognized testing agency standards.

        Application of testing agency labels and seals.

MISCELLANEOUS SUBMITTALS:

Material Safety Data Sheets: Process material safety data sheets as "product data."

Records of Actual Work: Furnish 4 copies of records of actual work.

Standards: Where submittal of a copy of standards is indicated, and except where copies of
standards are specified as an integral part of a "Product Data" submittal, submit a single copy of
standards for the Owner's Representative's use. Where workmanship, whether at the project site or
elsewhere is governed by a standard, furnish additional copies of the standard to fabricators,
installers and others involved in the performance of the work.

Closeout Submittals: Refer to Section "Project Closeout" and to individual sections of these
specifications for specific submittal requirements of project closeout information.

Record Documents: Furnish set of original documents as maintained on the project site.

OWNER'S REPRESENTATIVE'S ACTION:

Except for submittals for record, information or similar purposes, where action and return is
required or requested, the Owner's Representative will review each submittal, mark to indicate
action taken, and return promptly.



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Compliance with specified characteristics is the Contractor's responsibility.


PART 2 - PRODUCTS (Not Applicable).


PART 3 - EXECUTION (Not Applicable).


                                    END OF SECTION - 01301




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SECTION 01410 - AIR MONITORING AND TEST LABORATORY SERVICES


PART 1 - GENERAL

RELATED DOCUMENTS:

Drawings and general provisions of Contract, including General and Supplementary Conditions and
other Division - 1 Specification Sections, apply to work of this section.

Air Monitoring: during work area clearance is described in Section 01711 Work Area Clearance.

DESCRIPTION OF THE WORK:

Not in Contract Sum: This section describes work being performed by the Owner. This work is not
in the Contract Sum.

This section describes air monitoring carried out by the owner to verify that the building beyond the
work area and the outside environment remains uncontaminated. This section also sets forth airborne
fiber levels both inside and outside the work area as action levels, and describes the action required
by the Contractor if an action level is met or exceeded.

Air monitoring required by OSHA is work of the Contractor and is not covered in this section.

AIR MONITORING:

Work Area Isolation: The purpose of the Owner's air monitoring is to detect faults in the work area
isolation such as:

        Contamination of the building outside of the work area with airborne asbestos fibers,

        Failure of filtration or rupture in the differential pressure system,

        Contamination of air outside the building envelop airborne asbestos fibers.

Should any of the above occur immediately cease asbestos abatement activities until the fault is
corrected. Do not recommence work until authorized by the Owner's Representative.

Work Area Airborne Fiber Count: The Owner will monitor airborne fiber counts in the Work Area.
The purpose of this air monitoring will be to detect airborne asbestos concentrations, which may
challenge the ability of the Work Area isolation procedures to protect the balance of the building or
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Work area clearance: To determine if the elevated airborne fiber counts encountered during
abatement operations have been reduced to an acceptable level, the Owner will sample and analyze
air per Section 01714 Work Area Clearance.

The Owner will be conducting air monitoring throughout the course of the project.

STOP ACTION LEVELS:

Inside Work Area: Maintain an average airborne count in the work area of less than the Stop Action
Level given below for the type of respiratory protection in use. If the fiber counts rise above this
figure for any sample taken, revise work procedures to lower fiber counts. If the Time Weighted
Average (TWA) fiber count for any work shift or 8 hour period exceeds the Stop Action Level, stop
all work except corrective action, leave pressure differential and air circulation system in operation
and notify Owner's Representative. After correcting cause of high fiber levels, do not recommence
work for 24 hours unless otherwise authorized, in writing, by Owner's Representative.


STOP                     IMMEDIATE                          MINIMUM               MINIMUM
ACTION                   STOP                               RESPIRATOR            PROTECTION
LEVEL                    LEVEL                              REQUIRED              FACTOR
(f/cc)                   (f/cc)


1                        10                                 Half face                10

5                        50                                 PAPR             50

10                       100                                Type C                   100


If airborne fiber counts exceed Immediate Stop Level given above for type of respiratory protection
in use for any period of time cease all work except corrective action. Notify Owner's Representative.
Do not recommence work until fiber counts fall below Stop Action Level given above for the type of
respiratory protection in use. After correcting cause of high fiber levels, do not recommence work
for 24 hours unless otherwise authorized, in writing, by Owner's Representative.

Outside Work Area: If any air sample taken outside of the Work Area exceeds the base line
established below, immediately and automatically stop all work except corrective action. The
Owner's Representative will determine the source of the high reading and so notify the Contractor in
writing.




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If the high reading was the result of a failure of Work Area isolation measures initiate the following
actions:

Immediately erect new critical barriers as set forth in Section 01526 Temporary Enclosures to isolate
the affected area from the balance of the building. Erect Critical Barriers at the next existing
structural isolation of the involved space (e.g., wall, ceiling, floor).

Decontaminate the affected area in accordance with Section 01712 Cleaning & Decontamination
Procedures.

Require that respiratory protection as set forth in Section 01562 Respiratory Protection be worn in
affected area until area is cleared for reoccupancy in accordance with Section 01714 Work Area
Clearance.

Leave Critical Barriers in place until completion of work and insure that the operation of the pressure
differential system in the Work Area results in a flow of air from the balance of the building into the
affected area.

If the exit from the clean room of the personnel decontamination unit enters the affected area,
establish a decontamination facility consisting of a Shower Room and Changing Room as set forth in
Section 01563 Decontamination Units at entry point to affected area.

After Certification of Visual Inspection in the Work Area remove critical barriers separating the
work area from the affected area. Final air samples will be taken within the entire area as set forth in
Section 01714 Work Area Clearance.

If the high reading was the result of other causes initiate corrective action as determined by the
Owner's Representative.

Effect on Contract Sum: Complete corrective work with no change in the Contract Sum if high
airborne fiber counts were caused by Contractor's activities. The Contract Sum and schedule will be
adjusted for additional work caused by high airborne fiber counts beyond the Contractor's control.

Fibers Counted: The following procedure will be used to resolve any disputes regarding fiber types
when a project has been stopped due to excessive airborne fiber counts.

Large Fibers: "Airborne Fibers" referred to above include all fibers regardless of composition as
counted by phase contrast microscopy (PCM), unless additional analysis by transmission or scanning
electron microscopy demonstrates to the satisfaction of the Owner's Representative that non-asbestos
fibers are being counted or other evidence objective evidence, acceptable to the Owner's
Representative that the fibers are not asbestos, is present. "Airborne Fibers" counted in samples
analyzed by scanning or transmission electron microscopy shall be asbestos fibers, greater than 5
microns in length and greater that 0.25 microns in diameter. For purposes of stop action levels,
subsequent to analysis by electron microscopy, the number of "Airborne Fibers" shall be determined
by multiplying the number of fibers, regardless of composition, counted by PCM by a number equal
to asbestos fibers counted divided by all fibers counted in the electron microscopy analysis.

Small Structures: If TEM or SEM analysis is used, then "Airborne Fibers" referred to above include
asbestos structures (fibers, bundles, clusters or matrices) of any diameter and any length greater than
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ANALYTICAL METHODS:

The following methods will be used by the Owner in analyzing filters used to collect air samples.
Sampling rates may be varied from printed standards to allow for high volume sampling.

Phase Contrast Microscopy (PCM) will be performed using the NIOSH 7400 Method. This analysis
may be carried out at the job site.

Transmission Electron Microscopy will be performed using the analysis method set forth in the
AHERA regulation 40 CFR Part 763 Appendix A.

SAMPLE VOLUMES:

General: Sample volumes may vary depending upon the analytical method used.

SCHEDULE OF AIR SAMPLES:

Before Start of Work:

The Owner may secure the Air Samples to establish a base line before start of work.

Base Line: an action level expressed in fibers per cubic centimeter which is the largest of the
following:

 Average of the PCM samples collected outside each Work Area

 Average of the PCM samples collected outside the building

 0.01 fibers per cubic centimeter




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Daily:

From start of work of Section 01526 Temporary Enclosures through the work of Section 01711
Project Decontamination, the Owner may be taking the following samples on a daily basis.

Location                Number          Analysis            Detection    Minimum     Rate
Sampled                 Of              Method              Limit        Volume      LPM
                        Samples                             Fibers/cc    (Liters)
Each Work Area          1               PCM                 0.01         1,200       1-10
                                                            OR AS REQUIRED BY CONDITIONS
Outside Each Work       2               PCM                 0.01         1,200       1-10
Area at Critical
Barrier
Outside Clean           1               PCM                 0.01               1,200            1-10
Room
Output Pressure         1               PCM                 0.01               1,200            1-10
Differential System

Additional samples may be taken at Owner's or Owner's Representative's discretion. If airborne fiber
counts exceed allowed limits additional samples will be taken as necessary to monitor fiber levels.

LABORATORY TESTING:

The test laboratory will be employed by the Owner to perform laboratory analyses of the air samples.
A microscope and technician will be set up at the job site, or samples will be sent overnight on a
daily basis, so that verbal reports on air samples can be obtained within 24 hours. The Contractor
will have access to all air monitoring tests and results.

PART 2 - PRODUCTS (NOT APPLICABLE)

PART 3 - EXECUTION
ADDITIONAL TESTING:

The Contractor may conduct his own air monitoring and laboratory testing. If he elects to do this, the
cost of such air monitoring and laboratory testing shall be at no additional cost to the Owner.

PERSONAL MONITORING:

Owner will not be performing air monitoring to meet Contractor's OSHA requirements for personnel
sampling or any other purpose.


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SECTION 01503 - TEMPORARY FACILITIES - ASBESTOS ABATEMENT

PART 1 - GENERAL

RELATED DOCUMENTS:

Drawings and general provisions of the Contract, including General and Supplementary Conditions
and other Division-1 Specification Sections, apply to work of this section.

DESCRIPTION OF REQUIREMENTS:

General: Provide temporary connection to existing building utilities or provide temporary facilities
as required herein or as necessary to carry out the work.


PART 2 - PRODUCTS

MATERIALS AND EQUIPMENT:

General: Provide new or used materials and equipment that are undamaged and in serviceable
condition. Provide only materials and equipment that are recognized as being suitable for the
intended use, by compliance with appropriate standards.

SCAFFOLDING:

Provide all scaffolding, ladders and/or staging, etc. as necessary to accomplish the work of this
contract. Scaffolding may be of suspension type or standing type such as metal tube and coupler,
tubular welded frame, pole or outrigger type or cantilever type. The type, erection and use of all
scaffolding shall comply with all applicable OSHA provisions.

Equip rungs of all metal ladders, etc. with an abrasive non-slip surface.

Provide a nonskid surface on all scaffold surfaces subject to foot traffic.

WATER SERVICE:

Temporary Water Service Connection: All connections to the Owner's water system shall include
backflow protection. Valves shall be temperature and pressure rated for operation of the
temperatures and pressures encountered. After completion of use, connections and fittings shall be
removed without damage or alteration to existing water piping and equipment. Leaking or dripping
valves shall be piped to the nearest drain or located over an existing sink or grade where water will
not damage existing finishes or equipment.

Water Hoses: Employ heavy-duty abrasion-resistant hoses with a pressure rating greater than the
maximum pressure of the water distribution system to provide water into each work area and to each
Decontamination Unit. Provide fittings as required to allow for connection to existing wall hydrants
or spouts, as well as temporary water heating equipment, branch piping, showers, shut-off nozzles
and equipment.

Hot Water Heater: Provide UL rated 40 gallon electric hot water heater to supply hot water for the
Decontamination Unit shower. Activate from 30 amp circuit breaker located within the


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Decontamination Unit subpanel. Provide with relief valve compatible with water heater operation;
pipe relief valve down to drip pan on floor with type L copper. Drip pans shall consist of a 12" X
12" X 6" deep pan, made of 19 gauge galvanized steel, with handles. A 3-quart kitchen saucepan
may be substituted for this purpose. Drip pan shall be securely fastened to the hot water heater with
bailing wire or similar material. Wiring of the hot water heater shall be in compliance with NEMA,
NECA, and UL standards.

ELECTRICAL SERVICE:

General: Comply with applicable NEMA, NECA and UL standards and governing regulations for
materials and layout of temporary electric service.

Temporary Power: Provide service to Decontamination Unit subpanel with minimum 60 amp, 2
pole circuit breaker or fused disconnect connected to the buildings main distribution panel. Subpanel
and disconnect shall be sized and equipped to accommodate all electrical equipment required for
completion of the work.

Voltage Differences: Provide identification warning signs at power outlets which are other than
110-120 volt power. Provide polarized outlets for plug-in type outlets, to prevent insertion of
110-120 volt plugs into higher voltage outlets. Dry type transformers shall be provided where
required to provide voltages necessary for work operations.

Ground Fault Protection: Equip all circuits for any purpose entering Work Area with ground fault
circuit interrupters (GFCI). Locate GFCI's exterior to Work Area so that all circuits are protected
prior to entry to Work Area. Provide circuit breaker type ground fault circuit interrupters (GFCI)
equipped with test button and reset switch for all circuits to be used for any purpose in work area,
decontamination units, exterior, or as otherwise required by national electrical code, OSHA or other
authority. Locate in panel exterior to Work Area.

Electrical Power Cords: Use only grounded extension cords; use "hardservice" cords where exposed
to abrasion and traffic. Use single lengths or use waterproof connectors to connect separate lengths
of electric cords, if single lengths will not reach areas of work.

Lamps and Light Fixtures: Provide general service incandescent lamps or fluorescent lamps of
wattage indicated or required for adequate illumination as required by the work or this section.
Protect lamps with guard cages or tempered glass enclosures, where fixtures are exposed to breakage
by construction operations. Provide vapor tight fixtures in work area and decontamination units.
Provide exterior fixtures where fixtures are exposed to the weather or moisture.

SELF-CONTAINED TOILETS: (Provided by the Contractor)


FIRST AID:

First Aid Supplies: Comply with governing regulations and recognized recommendations within the
construction industry.

FIRE EXTINGUISHERS:

Fire Extinguishers: Provide Type "A" fire extinguishers for temporary offices and similar spaces
where there is minimal danger of electrical or grease-oil-flammable liquid fires. In other locations


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provide type "ABC" dry chemical extinguishers, or a combination of several extinguishers of NFPA
recommended types for the exposures in each case.

As a minimum, one ABC fire extinguisher will be placed in each clean room and one in each work
area.


PART 3 - EXECUTION

SCAFFOLDING:

During the erection and/or moving of scaffolding, care must be exercised so that the polyethylene
floor covering is not damaged.

Clean as necessary debris from non-slip surfaces.

At the completion of abatement work clean all construction aids within the work area, wrap in one
layer of 6-mil polyethylene sheet and seal before removal from the Work Area.

INSTALLATION, GENERAL:

General: Use qualified tradesmen for installation of temporary services and facilities. Locate
temporary services and facilities where they will serve the entire project adequately and result in
minimum interference with the performance of the Work.
Require that tradesmen accomplishing this work be licensed as required by local authority for the
work performed.

Relocate, modify and extend services and facilities as required during the course of work so as to
accommodate the entire work of the project.

WATER SERVICE:

General: Hot water shall be supplied at a minimum temperature of 100 F. Supply hot and cold
water to the Decontamination Unit in accordance with Section 01516. In addition, water shall be
supplied for the following uses:

Maintain hose connections and outlet valves in leakproof condition. Where finish work below an
outlet might be damaged by spillage or leakage, provide a drip pan of suitable size to minimize the
possibility of water damage. Drain water promptly from pans as it accumulates.

ELECTRICAL SERVICE:

General: Provide a weatherproof, grounded temporary electric power service and distribution system
of sufficient size, capacity, and power characteristics to accommodate performance of work during
the construction period. Install temporary lighting adequate to provide sufficient illumination for safe
work and traffic conditions in every area of work.

Lockout: (In lieu of the following lockout provisions, the Contractor may establish that all power to
the building has been permanently cut off by the power company). Lock out all existing power to or
through the work area as described below. Unless specifically noted otherwise existing power and



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lighting circuits to the Work Area are not to be used. All power and lighting to the Work Area and
Decontamination facilities are to be provided from temporary electrical panel described below.

Lock out power to Work Area by switching off all breakers serving power or lighting circuits in
work area. Label breakers with tape over breaker with notation "DANGER circuit being worked
on". Lock panel and have all keys under control of Contractor's Superintendent or Owner's
designated Representative.

Lock out power to circuits running through Work Area wherever possible by switching off all
breakers serving these circuits.

Label breakers with tape over breaker with notation "DANGER circuit being worked on". Sign and
date danger tag. Lock panel and supply keys to Contractor, Owner and Owner's Representative. If
circuits cannot be shut down for any reason, label at intervals 4'-0" on center with tags reading,
"DANGER live electric circuit. Electrocution hazard."

Temporary Electrical Panel: Provide temporary electrical panel sized and equipped to accommodate
all electrical equipment and lighting required by the work. Connect temporary panel to existing
building electrical system. Protect with circuit breaker or fused disconnect. Locate temporary panel
as directed by Owner or Owner's Representative.

Power Distribution System: Provide circuits of adequate size and proper characteristics for each use.
In general run wiring overhead, and rise vertically where wiring will be at least exposed to damage
from construction operations.

Circuit Protection: Protect each circuit with a ground fault circuit interrupter (GFCI) of proper size
located in the temporary panel. Do not use outlet type GFCI devices.

Temporary Wiring: in the Work Area shall be type UF non-metallic sheathed cable located overhead
and exposed for surveillance. Do not wire temporary lighting with plain, exposed (insulated)
electrical conductors. Provide liquid tight enclosures or boxes for wiring devices.

Number of Branch Circuits: Provide sufficient branch circuits as required by the work. All branch
circuits are to originate at temporary electrical panel. At minimum, provide the following:

        One Circuit for each HEPA filtered fan unit

For power tools and task lighting, provide one temporary 4-gang outlet in the following locations.
Provide a separate 110-120 Volt, 20 Amp circuit for each 4-gang outlet (4 outlets per circuit).

        One outlet in the work area for each 2500 square feet of work area

        One outlet at each decontamination unit, located in equipment room

110-120 volt 20 amp branch circuits with 4-gang outlet for Owner's exclusive use while conducting
air sampling during the work as follows:

        One in each work area

        One at clean side of each Decontamination Unit.



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        One at each exhaust location for HEPA filtered fan units

110-120-volt 20-amp branch circuits with 4-gang outlet for Owner's exclusive use for conducting
final air sampling as set forth in Section 01714 Work Area Clearance as follows:

        Five inside work area

        Two outside work area in location designated by Owner's Representative

TEMPORARY LIGHTING:

Lockout: When possible and feasible, lock out and tag out all existing power to lighting circuits in
Work Area as described in Section 01526 Temporary Enclosures. Unless specifically noted
otherwise existing lighting circuits to the Work Area are not to be used. All lighting to the Work
Area and Decontamination facilities is to be provided from temporary electrical panel described
above.

Provide the following or equivalent where natural lighting or existing building lighting does not meet
the required light level:

One 200-watt incandescent lamp per 1000 square feet of floor area, uniformly distributed, for general
construction lighting, or equivalent illumination of a similar nature. In corridors and similar traffic
areas, provide one 100-watt incandescent lamp every 50 feet. In stairways and at ladder runs,
provide one lamp minimum per story, located to illuminate each landing and flight. Provide
sufficient temporary lighting to ensure proper workmanship everywhere; by combined use of
daylight, general lighting, and portable plug-in task lighting.

Provide lighting in areas where work is being preformed as required to supply a 100 foot candle
minimum light level.

Provide lighting in any area being subjected to a visual inspection as required to supply a 100 foot
candle minimum light level.

Provide lighting in the Decontamination Unit as required to supply a 50-foot candle minimum light
level.

Number of Lighting Circuits: Provide sufficient lighting circuits as required by the work. All
lighting circuits are to originate at temporary electrical panel.

Circuit Protection: Protect each circuit with a ground fault circuit interrupter (GFCI) of proper size
located in the temporary panel.

FIRE EXTINGUISHERS:

Fire Extinguishers: Comply with the applicable recommendations of NFPA Standard 10 "Standard
for Portable Fire Extinguishers". Locate fire extinguishers where they are most convenient and
effective for their intended purpose, but provide not less than one extinguisher in each Work Area in
Equipment Room and One outside Work Area in Clean Room.


END OF SECTION - 01503


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SECTION 01513 - TEMPORARY PRESSURE DIFFERENTIAL AND GENERAL
VENTILATION SYSTEM

PART 1 - GENERAL

RELATED DOCUMENTS:

Drawings and general provisions of Contract, including General and Supplementary Conditions and
other Division-1 Specification Sections, apply to work of this section.

MONITORING:

Continuously monitor and record the pressure differential between the Work Area and the building
outside of the Work Area with a monitoring device incorporating a continuous recorder (e.g., strip
chart).

SUBMITTALS:

Before Start of Work: Submit design of pressure differential system to the Owner's Representative
for review. Do not begin work until submittal is approved by the Owner's Representative. Include in
the submittal at a minimum:

        Number of HEPA filtered fan units required and the calculations necessary to determine the
        number of machines

        Description of projected air flow within Work Area and methods required to provide
        adequate air flow in all portions of the work area

        Anticipated pressure differential across Work Area enclosures

        Description of methods of testing for correct air flow and pressure differentials

        Manufacturer's product data on the HEPA filtered fan units to be used

        Location of the machines in the Work Area, ensure that there are no dead air spaces

        Method of supplying adequate power to the machines and designation of building electrical
        panel(s) which will be supplying the power

        Description of work practices to insure that airborne fibers travel away from workers

        Manufacturer's product data on equipment used to monitor pressure differential between
        inside and outside of Work Area

On a weekly basis: Submit printout from pressure differential monitoring equipment. Mark printout
with date and start of time for each day. Use printout paper that indicates elapsed time in intervals no
greater than hours. Indicate on each days record times of starting and stopping abatement work, type
of work in progress, breaks for lunch or other purposes, periods of stop work, and filter changes. Cut
printout into segments by day, attach to 8 1/2" by 11" paper. Label with project name, contractors
name and date.



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QUALITY ASSURANCE:

Monitor pressure differential at Personnel and Equipment Decontamination Units and at a point
inside the facility adjacent to the work area with a differential pressure meter equipped with a
continuous recorder. Meter shall be equipped with a warning buzzer, which will sound if pressure
differential drops below 0.01" of water. The point inside the building to be so monitored will be
subject to approval by the Owner's Representative.

NOTE: This requires a minimum of two units per work area and in some cases, three units
may be required. The designer may reduce this requirement to one unit per work area if
determined to be warranted.


PART 2 - PRODUCTS

HEPA FILTERED FAN UNITS:

General: Supply the required number of HEPA filtered fan units to the site in accordance with these
specifications. Use units that meet the following requirements.

Cabinet: Constructed of durable materials able to withstand damage from rough handling and
transportation. The width of the cabinet should be less than 30 inches to fit through standard-size
doorways. Provide units whose cabinets are:

        Factory-sealed to prevent asbestos-containing dust from being released during use, transport,
        or maintenance

        Arranged to provide access to and replacement of all air filters from intake end

        Mounted on casters or wheels

Fans: Rate capacity of fan according to usable air-moving capacity under actual operating conditions.

HEPA Filters: Provide units whose final filter is the HEPA type with the filter media (folded into
closely pleated panels) completely sealed on all edges with a structurally rigid frame.

Provide units with a continuous rubber gasket located between the filter and the filter housing to
form a tight seal.

Provide HEPA filters that are individually tested and certified by the manufacturer to have an
efficiency of not less than 99.97 percent when challenged with 0.3 um dioctylphthalate (DOP)
particles when tested in accordance with Military Standard Number 282 and Army Instruction
Manual 136-300-175A. Provide filters that bear a UL586 label to indicate ability to perform under
specified conditions.

Provide filters that are marked with: the name of the manufacturer, serial number, air flow rating,
efficiency and resistance, and the direction of test air flow.

Prefilters, which protect the final filter by removing the larger particles, are required to prolong the
operating life of the HEPA filter. Two stages of prefiltration are required. Provide units with the
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        First-stage prefilter: low-efficiency type (e.g., for particles 100 um and larger)

        Second-stage (or intermediate) filter: medium efficiency (e.g., effective for particles down
        to 5 um)

Provide units with prefilters and intermediate filters installed either on or in the intake grid of the
                                 unit and held in place with special housings or clamps.

Instrumentation: Provide units equipped with:

        Magnehelic gauge or manometer to measure the pressure drop across filters and indicate
        when filters have become loaded and need to be changed

        A table indicating the usable air-handling capacity for various static pressure readings on the
        Magnehelic gauge affixed near the gauge for reference, or the Magnehelic reading indicating
        at what point the filters should be changed, noting Cubic Feet per Minute (CFM) air delivery
        at that point

        Elapsed time meter to show the total accumulated hours of operation

Provide units with the following safety and warning devices:

        Electrical (or mechanical) lockout to prevent fan from operating without a HEPA filter

        Automatic shutdown system to stop fan in the event of a rupture in the HEPA filter or
        blocked air discharge

        Warning lights to indicate normal operation (green), too high a pressure drop across the
        filters (i.e., filter overloading) (yellow), and too low of a pressure drop (i.e., rupture in HEPA
        filter or obstructed discharge) (red)

        Audible alarm if unit shuts down due to operation of safety systems

        Electrical components: Provide units with electrical components approved by the National
        Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) and Underwriter's Laboratories (UL). Each
        unit is to be equipped with overload protection sized for the equipment. The motor, fan, fan
        housing, and cabinet are to be grounded.


PART 3 - EXECUTION

PRESSURE DIFFERENTIAL ISOLATION:

Isolate the Work Area from all adjacent areas or systems of the building with a Pressure Differential
that will cause a movement of air from outside to inside at any breach in the physical isolation of the
Work Area.

Relative Pressure in Work Area: Continuously maintain the work area at an air pressure that is lower
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outside of the building envelope. This pressure differential when measured across any physical or
critical barrier must equal or exceed a static pressure of:

        0.02 inches of water.

Accomplish the pressure differential by exhausting a sufficient number of HEPA filtered fan units
from the work area. The number of units required will depend on machine characteristics, the seal at
barriers, and required air circulation. The number of units will increase with increased make-up air or
leaks into the Work Area. Determine the number of units required for pressure isolation by the
following procedure:

        Establish required air circulation in the work area, personnel and equipment
        decontamination units.

        Establish isolation by increased pressure in adjacent areas or as part of seals where required.

        Exhaust a sufficient number of units from the work area to develop the required pressure
        differential.

The required number of units is the number determined above plus one additional unit.

        Vent HEPA filtered fan units to outside of building unless authorized in writing by Owner's
        Representative.

        Mount units to exhaust directly or through disposable ductwork.

        Use only new ductwork except for sheet metal connections and elbows.

        Use ductwork and fittings of same diameter or larger than discharge connection on fan unit.

        Use inflatable, disposable plastic ductwork in lengths not greater than 100 feet.

        Use spiral wire-reinforced flex duct in lengths not greater than 50 feet.

        Arrange exhaust as required to inflate duct to a rigidity, sufficient to prevent flapping.

        If direction of discharge from fan unit is not aligned with duct, use sheet metal elbow to
        change direction. Use six feet of spiral wire reinforced flex duct after direction change.


AIR CIRCULATION IN THE WORK AREA:

Air Circulation: For purposes of this section air circulation refers to either the introduction of outside
air to the Work Area or the circulation and cleaning of air within the Work Area.

Air circulation in the Work Area is a minimum requirement intended to help maintain airborne fiber
counts at a level that does not significantly challenge the work area isolation measures. The
Contractor may also use this air circulation as part of the engineering controls in his worker
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Determining the Air circulation Requirements: Provide a fully operational air circulation system
supplying a minimum of the following air circulation rate:

        4 air changes per hour

Determine Number of Units needed to achieve required air circulation according to the following
procedure:

Determine the volume in cubic feet of the work area by multiplying floor area by ceiling height.

Determine total air circulation requirement in cubic feet per minute (CFM) for the work area by
dividing this volume by the air change rate and multiplying by 60.

       Air Circulation Required in Cubic Feet of Air per Minute (CFM) =
Volume of work area (cu. ft.) X Number of air changes per hour 60 (minutes per hour)

Divide the air circulation requirement (CFM) above by capacity of HEPA filtered fan unit(s) used.
Capacity of a unit for purposes of this section is the capacity in cubic feet per minute with fully
loaded filters (pressure differential which causes loaded filter warning light to come on) in the
machine's labeled operating characteristics.

     Number of Units Needed =
     Air circulation Requirement (CFM)
     Capacity of Unit with Loaded Filters (CFM)

Add one (1) additional unit as a backup in case of equipment failure or machine shutdown for filter
changing.

EXHAUST SYSTEM:

Pressure differential isolation and air circulation in the Work Area are to be accomplished by an
exhaust system as described below.

Exhaust all units from the Work Area to meet air circulation requirement of this section.

Location of HEPA Filtered Fan Units: Locate fan unit(s) so that makeup air enters work area
primarily through decontamination facilities and traverses Work Area as much as possible. This may
be accomplished by positioning the HEPA filtered fan unit(s) at a maximum distance from the
worker access opening or other makeup air sources.

Place End of Unit an intake duct, or its exhaust duct, through an opening in the plastic barrier or wall
covering. Seal plastic around the unit or duct with tape.

Vent to Outside of Building, unless authorized in writing by the Owner's Representative.

Decontamination Units: Arrange Work Area and decontamination units so that the majority of make
up air comes through the Decontamination Units. Use only personnel or equipment
Decontamination Unit at any time and seal the other so that make up air passes through unit in use.




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Supplemental Makeup Air Inlets: Provide where required for proper air flow through the Work Area
in location approved by the Owner's Representative by making openings in the plastic sheeting that
allow air from outside the building into the Work Area. Locate auxiliary makeup air inlets as far as
possible from the fan unit(s) (e.g., on an opposite wall), off the floor (preferably near the ceiling), and
away from barriers that separate the Work Area from occupied clean areas. Cover with flaps to
reseal automatically if the pressure differential system should shut down for any reason. Spray flap
and around opening with spray adhesive so that if flap closes meeting surfaces are both covered with
adhesive. Use adhesive that forms contact bond when dry.

USE OF THE PRESSURE DIFFERENTIAL AND AIR CIRCULATION SYSTEM:

General: Each unit shall be serviced by a dedicated minimum 115V-20A circuit with ground fault
circuit interrupter (GFCI) supplied from temporary power supply installed under requirements of
Section 01503 "Temporary Facilities."

Testing the System: Test pressure differential system before any asbestos-containing material is
wetted or removed. After the Work Area has been prepared, the decontamination facility set up, and
the fan unit(s) installed, start the unit(s) (one at a time). Demonstrate operation and testing of
pressure differential system to Owner's Representative.

Demonstrate Condition of Equipment for each HEPA filtered fan unit and pressure differential
monitoring equipment, including proper operation of the following:

        Squareness of HEPA Filter

        Condition of Seals

        Proper Operation of all Lights

        Proper Operation of Automatic Shutdown if Exhaust is Blocked

        Proper Operation of Alarms

        Proper Operation of Magnehelic Gauge

        Proper Operation and Calibration on Pressure Monitoring Equipment

Demonstrate Operation of the pressure differential system to the Owner's Representative will
include, but not be limited to, the following:

        Plastic barriers and sheeting move lightly in toward Work Area.

        Curtain of decontamination units move lightly in toward Work Area.




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        There is a noticeable movement of air through the Decontamination Unit.

        Use smoke tube to demonstrate air movement from Clean Room through Shower Room
    to Equipment Room.

        Use smoke tubes to demonstrate a definite motion of air across all areas in which work is
    to be performed.

        Use a differential pressure meter or manometer to demonstrate the required pressure
    differential at every barrier separating the Work Area from the balance of the building,
    equipment, ductwork or outside.

       Modify the Pressure Differential System as necessary to demonstrate successfully the
    above.

Use of System During Abatement Operations:

Start fan units before beginning work (before any asbestos-containing material is disturbed). After
abatement work has begun, run units continuously to maintain a constant pressure differential and air
circulation until decontamination of the work area is complete. Do not turn off units at the end of the
work shift or when abatement operations temporarily stop.

Do not shut down air pressure differential system during encapsulating procedures, unless authorized
by the Owner's Representative in writing. Supply sufficient pre-filters to allow frequent changes.

Start abatement work at a location farthest from the fan units and proceed toward them. If an electric
power failure occurs, immediately stop all abatement work and do not resume until power is restored
and fan units are operating again.

At completion of abatement work, allow fan units to run as specified under Section 01711, to remove
airborne fibers that may have been generated during abatement work and cleanup and to purge the
Work Area with clean makeup air. The units may be required to run for a longer time after
decontamination, if dry or only partially wetted asbestos material was encountered during any
abatement work.

Dismantling the System:

When a final inspection and the results of final air tests indicate that the area has been
decontaminated, fan units may be removed from the Work Area. Before removal from the Work
Area, remove and properly dispose of pre-filter, decontaminate exterior of machine and seal intake to
the machine with 6-mil polyethylene to prevent environmental contamination from the filters.




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NOTE REGARDING PATENTS: The contractor shall be responsible for all patents, licenses,
etc; that may be required for performance of any of this work. The current status of patent
requirements, etc; are not known to the Owner or Owner's Representatives. The contractor
shall indemnify and hold harmless the Owner and Owner's Representatives in the event that
any allegations or lawsuits involving patent infringement, license violations, etc; occur.


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SECTION 01526 - TEMPORARY ENCLOSURES

PART 1 - GENERAL

RELATED DOCUMENTS:

Drawings and general provisions of Contract, including General and Supplementary Conditions and
other Division-1 Specification Sections, apply to work of this section.

SUBMITTALS:

Before Start of Work submit the following to the Owner's Representative for review. Do not begin
work until these submittals are returned with the Owner's Representative's action stamp indicating
that the submittal is returned for unrestricted use.

Spray Cement: Submit following:

        Product description including major components and solvents.

        Manufacturer's installation instructions. Indicate portions applicable to the project.

Material Safety Data Sheet: Submit the Material Safety Data Sheet, or equivalent, in accordance
with the OSHA Hazard Communication Standard (29 CFR 1910.1200) for spray cement material
proposed for use on the work. Include a separate attachment for each sheet indicating the specific
worker protective equipment proposed for use with the material indicated.

Signs: Submit samples of signs to be used.

PART 2 - PRODUCTS

SHEET PLASTIC:

Polyethylene Sheet: A single polyethylene film in the largest sheet size possible to minimize seams,
4.0 or 6.0 mil thick as indicated, clear, frosted, or black as indicated.

MISCELLANEOUS MATERIALS:

Duct Tape: Provide duct tape in 2" or 3" widths as indicated, with an adhesive which is formulated to
stick aggressively to sheet polyethylene.

Spray Cement: Provide spray adhesive in aerosol cans which is specifically formulated to stick
tenaciously to sheet polyethylene.

PART 3 - EXECUTION

SEQUENCE OF WORK:

Carry out work of this section sequentially. Complete each activity before proceeding to the next.




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GENERAL:

Work Area: the location where asbestos-abatement work occurs. It is a variable of the extent of
work of the Contract. It may be a portion of a room, a single room, or a complex of rooms. A
"Work Area" is considered contaminated during the work, and must be isolated from the balance of
the building, and decontaminated at the completion of the asbestos-control work.

Completely isolate the Work Area from other parts of the building so as to prevent
asbestos-containing dust or debris from passing beyond the isolated area. Should the area beyond the
Work Area(s) become contaminated with asbestos-containing dust or debris as a consequence of the
work, clean those areas in accordance with the procedures indicated in Section 01711. Perform all
such required cleaning or decontamination at no additional cost to owner.

Place all tools, scaffolding, staging, etc. necessary for the work in the area to be isolated prior to
completion of Work Area isolation.

Remove all removable furniture and carpet. Also remove uncontaminated equipment, and/or
supplies from the Work Area before commencing work, or completely cover with two (2) layers of
polyethylene sheeting, at least 6 mil in thickness, securely taped in place with duct tape. Such
furniture and equipment shall be considered outside the work area unless covering plastic or seal is
breached.

Disable ventilating systems or any other system bringing air into or out of the Work Area. Disable
system by disconnecting wires, removing circuit breakers, by lockable switch or other positive means
that will prevent accidental premature restarting of equipment.

Lock out power to Work Area by switching off all breakers serving power or lighting circuits in
work area. Label breakers with tape over breaker with notation "DANGER circuit being worked
on". Lock panel and have all keys under control of Contractor's Superintendent of Owner's
designated Representative.

Lock out power to circuits running through work area wherever possible by switching off all
breakers or removing fuses serving these circuits. Label breakers with tape over breaker with
notation "DANGER circuit being worked on". Lock panel and have all keys under control of
contractor's superintendent or owner's designated representative. If circuits cannot be shut down for
any reason, label at intervals 4'-0" on center with tags reading, "DANGER live electric circuit.
Electrocution hazard." Label circuits in hidden locations but which may be affected by the work in a
similar manner.

EMERGENCY EXITS:

Provide emergency exits and emergency lighting as set forth below:

Emergency Exits: At each existing exit door from the Work Area provide the following means for
emergency exiting:

Arrange exit door so that it is secure from outside the Work area but permits exiting from the Work
Area.

Mark outline of door on Primary and Critical Barriers with luminescent paint at least 1" wide. Hang
a razor knife on a string beside outline. Arrange Critical and Primary barriers so that they can be


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easily cut with one pass of razor knife. Paint words "EMERGENCY EXIT" inside outline with
luminescent paint in letters at least one foot high and 2" thick.

Provide lighted EXIT sign at each exit.

Provide battery-operated emergency lighting.

CONTROL ACCESS:

Submit to Owner's Representative a list of doors and other openings that must be secured to isolate
Work Area. Include on list notation if door or opening is in an indicated exit route.

After receiving written authorization from the Owner's Representative lock all doors into Work Area,
or, if doors cannot be locked, chain shut. Cover any signs that direct emergency exiting, either
outside or inside of Work Area, to locked doors. Do not obstruct doors required for emergency exits
from Work Area or from building.

After receiving written authorization from the Owner's Representative: construct partitions or
closures across any opening into Work Area. Partitions are to be a minimum of 8 feet high.

Partition construction shall comply with local fire codes.

Provide Warning Signs at each locked door leading to Work Area reading as follows:

Legend                                              Notation


KEEP OUT                                            3" Sans Serif Gothic or Block

CONSTRUCTION                                        1" Sans Serif Gothic or Block

WORK AREA                                           1" Sans Serif Gothic or Block

PROTECTIVE CLOTHING
REQUIRED BEYOND THIS POINT                          14 Point Gothic

Immediately inside door and outside critical barriers post an approximately 20 inch by 14 inch
manufactured caution sign displaying the following legend with letter sizes and styles of a visibility
required by 29 CFR 1926:

LEGEND:

                                                  DANGER

                                                 ASBESTOS

                               CANCER AND LUNG DISEASE HAZARD

                 RESPIRATORS AND PROTECTIVE CLOTHING ARE REQUIRED
                                    IN THIS AREA



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Provide spacing between respective lines at least equal to the height of the respective upper line.

Provide both English and Spanish signage.

ALTERNATE METHODS OF ENCLOSURE:

Alternate methods of containing the Work Area may be submitted to the Owner's Representative for
approval. Do not proceed with any such method(s) without prior written approval of the Owner's
Representative.

RESPIRATORY AND WORKER PROTECTION:

Before proceeding beyond this point in providing Temporary Enclosures:

        Provide Worker Protection per Section 01560

        Provide Respiratory Protection per Section 01562

        Provide Personnel Decontamination Unit per Section 01563

CRITICAL BARRIERS:

Completely Separate the Work Area from other portions of the building, and the outside by closing
all openings with sheet plastic barriers at least 6 mil in thickness, or by sealing cracks leading out of
Work Area with duct tape.

Individually seal all ventilation openings (supply and exhaust), lighting fixtures, clocks, doorways,
windows, convectors and speakers, and other openings into the Work Area with duct tape alone or
with polyethylene sheeting at least 6 mil in thickness, taped securely in place with duct tape.
Maintain seal until all work including Project Decontamination is completed. Take care in sealing of
lighting fixtures to avoid melting or burning of sheeting.

Provide Sheet Plastic barriers at least 6 mil in thickness as required to seal openings completely from
the Work Area into adjacent areas. Seal the perimeter of all sheet plastic barriers with duct tape or
spray cement.

Mechanically Support sheet plastic independently of duct tape or spray cement seals so that seals do
not support the weight of the plastic. Following are acceptable methods of supporting sheet plastic
barriers. Alternative support methods may be used if approved in writing by the Owner's
Representative.

Plywood squares 6" x 6" x 3/8" held in place with one 6d smooth masonry nail or electo-galvanized
common nail driven through center of the plywood and duct tape on plastic so that plywood clamps
plastic to the wall. Locate plywood squares at each end, corner and at maximum 4 feet on centers.

Nylon or polypropylene rope or wire, with a maximum unsupported span of 10 feet, minimum 1/4"
in diameter, suspended between supports securely fastened on either side of opening at maximum 1
foot below ceiling. Tighten rope so that it has 2" maximum dip. Drape plastic over rope from
outside Work Area so that a 2 foot long flap of plastic extends over rope into Work Area. Staple or
wire plastic to itself 1" below rope at maximum 6" on centers to form a sheath over rope. Lift flap



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and seal to ceiling with duct tape or spray cement. Seal loop at bottom of flap with duct tape. Erect
entire assembly so that it hangs vertically without a "shelf" upon which debris could collect.

Provide Pressure Differential System per Section 01513.

Clean housings, ducts and other surfaces of all overspray materials prior to erection of any Critical
Barrier that will restrict access.

Critical barriers over elevator doors shall be constructed as described herein and in accordance with
Plan C-1.

PREPARE AREA:

Scaffolding: If fixed scaffolding is to be used to provide access HEPA vacuum and wet clean area
prior to scaffolding installation.

Remove all electrical and mechanical items, such as lighting fixtures, clocks, diffusers, registers,
escutcheon plates, etc. which cover any part of the surface to be worked on with the work.

Clean All Surfaces in Work Area with a HEPA filtered vacuum or by wet wiping prior to the
installation of primary barrier.

Protect building and other surfaces in the Work Area from damage from water and high humidity or
from contamination from asbestos-containing debris, slurry or high airborne fiber levels by covering
with a primary barrier as described below.

Sheet Plastic: Protect surfaces in the Work Area with two (2) layers of plastic sheeting on floor and
walls, or as otherwise directed on the Contract Drawings or in writing by the Owner's Representative.
Perform work in the following sequence.

Cover Floor of Work Area with 2 individual layers of clear polyethylene sheeting, each at least 6 mil
in thickness, turned up walls at least 12 inches. Form a sharp right angle bend at junction of floor
and wall so that there is no radius that could be stepped on causing the wall attachment to be pulled
loose. Both spray-glue and duct tape all seams in floor covering. Locate seams in top layer six feet
from, or at right angles to, seams in bottom layer. Install sheeting so that top layer can be removed
independently of bottom layer. (NOTE: FOR DEMOLITION PROJECTS, 1 LAYER ONLY IS
REQUIRED)

Cover all walls in Work Area including "Critical Barrier" sheet plastic barriers with one layer of
polyethylene sheeting, at least 6 mil in thickness, mechanically supported and sealed with duct tape
or spray-glue in the same manner as "Critical Barrier" sheet plastic barriers. Tape all joints including
the joining with the floor covering with duct tape or as otherwise indicated on the Contract
Documents or in writing by the Owner's Representative.
(NOTE: IF THE SURFACE IS CLEANABLE, DESIGNER MAY ELECT TO WAIVE THIS
REQUIREMENT, AT DESIGNER’S DISCRETION)

Stairs and Ramps: Do not cover stairs or ramps with unsecured sheet plastic. Where stairs or ramps
are covered with plastic, provide 3/4" exterior grade plywood treads securely held in place, over
plastic. Do not cover rungs or rails with any type of protective materials.




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Repair of Damaged Polyethylene Sheeting: Remove and replace plastic sheeting which has been
damaged by removal operations or where seal has failed allowing water to seep between layers.
Remove affected sheeting and wipe down entire area. Install new sheet plastic only when area is
completely dry.

STOP WORK:

If the Critical or Primary barrier falls or is breached in any manner, stop work immediately. Do not
start work until authorized in writing by the Owner's Representative.

EXTENSION OF WORK AREA:

Extension of Work Area: If the Critical Barrier is breached in any manner that could allow the
passage of asbestos debris or airborne fibers, then add affected area to the Work Area. Enclose it as
required by this section of the specification and decontaminate it as described in Section 01711
Project Decontamination.


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SECTION 01560 - WORKER PROTECTION - ASBESTOS ABATEMENT

PART 1 - GENERAL

RELATED DOCUMENTS:

Drawings and general provisions of Contract, including General and Supplementary Conditions and
other Division-1 Specification Sections, apply to work of this section.

DESCRIPTION OF WORK:

This section describes the equipment and procedures required for protecting workers against asbestos
contamination and other workplace hazards except for respiratory protection.

RELATED WORK SPECIFIED ELSEWHERE:

Respiratory Protection: is specified in Section 01562.

WORKER TRAINING:

State Accreditation: All workers are to be trained, certified and accredited as required by North
Carolina regulation.

Train, in accordance with 29 CFR 1926, all workers in the dangers inherent in handling asbestos and
breathing asbestos dust and in proper work procedures and personal and area protective measures.
Include but do not limit the topics covered in the course to the following:

        Methods of recognizing asbestos

        Health effects associated with asbestos

        Relationship between smoking and asbestos in producing lung cancer

        Nature of operations that could result in exposure to asbestos

        Importance of and instruction in the use of necessary protective controls, practices and
        procedures to minimize exposure including:
                        Engineering controls
                        Work Practices
                        Respirators
                        Housekeeping procedures
                        Hygiene facilities
                        Protective clothing
                        Decontamination procedures
                        Emergency procedures
                        Waste disposal procedures

        Purpose, proper use, fitting, instructions, and limitations of respirators as required by 29
        CFR 1910.134

        Appropriate work practices for the work


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        Requirements of medical surveillance program

        Review of 29 CFR 1926

        Pressure Differential Systems

        Work practices including hands on or on-job training

        Personal Decontamination procedures

        Air monitoring, personal and area

MEDICAL EXAMINATIONS:

Provide medical examinations for all workers who may encounter an airborne fiber level of 0.1 f/cc
or greater for an 8 hour Time Weighted Average. In the absence of specific airborne fiber data
provide medical examinations for all workers who will enter the Work Area for any reason.
Examination shall as a minimum meet OSHA requirements as set forth in 29 CFR 1926.

SUBMITTALS:

Before Start of Work: Submit the following to the Owner's Representative for review. Do not start
work until these submittals are returned with Owner's Representative's action stamp indicating that
the submittal is returned for unrestricted use.

State Accreditation: Submit evidence that all workers have been trained, certified and accredited as
required by state or local code or regulation.

Certificate Worker Acknowledgement: Submit an original signed copy of the Certificate of Worker's
Acknowledgement found at the end of this section, for each worker who is to be at the job site or
enter the Work Area.

Report from Medical Examination: conducted within last 12 months as part of compliance with
OSHA medical surveillance requirements for each worker who is to enter the Work Area. Submit, at
a minimum, for each worker the following:

        Name and Social Security Number

        Physicians Written Opinion from examining physician, including at a minimum the
        following:

                Whether worker has any detected medical conditions that would place the worker at
                an increased risk of material health impairment from exposure to asbestos.

                Any recommended limitations on the worker or on the use of personal protective
                equipment, such as respirators.

                Statement that the worker has been informed by the physician of the results of the
                medical examination and of any medical conditions that may result from asbestos
                exposure.


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        Copy of information that was provided to physician in compliance with 29 CFR 1926

        Statement that worker is able to wear and use the type of respiratory protection proposed for
        the project, and is able to work safely in an environment capable of producing heat stress in
        the worker.

Notarized Certifications: Submit certification signed by an officer of the abatement contracting firm
and notarized that exposure measurements, medical surveillance, and worker training records are
being kept in conformance with 29 CFR 1926.

PART 2 - EQUIPMENT

PROTECTIVE CLOTHING:

Coveralls: Provide disposable full-body coveralls and disposable head covers, and require that they
be worn by all workers in the Work Area. Provide a sufficient number for all required changes, for
all workers in the Work Area.

Boots: Provide work boots with non-skid soles, and where required by OSHA, foot protectives, for
all workers. Do not allow boots to be removed from the Work Area for any reason, after being
contaminated with asbestos-containing material. Dispose of boots as asbestos-contaminated waste at
the end of the work or seal them in appropriately labeled bags.

Hard Hats: Provide head protectives (hard hats) as required by OSHA for all workers, and provide 4
spares for use by Owner's Representative, Project Administrator, and Owner. Label hats with same
warning labels as used on disposal bags. Require hard hats to be worn at all times that work is in
progress that may potentially cause head injury. Provide hard hats of type with plastic strap type
suspension. Require hats to remain in the Work Area throughout the work. Thoroughly clean,
decontaminate and bag hats before removing them from Work Area at the end of the work.

Goggles: Provide eye protectives (goggles) as required by OSHA for all workers involved in
scraping, spraying, or any other activity which may potentially cause eye injury. Thoroughly clean,
decontaminate and bag goggles before removing them from Work Area at the end of the work.

Gloves: Provide work gloves to all workers and require that they be worn at all times in the Work
Area Do not remove gloves from Work Area and dispose of as asbestos-contaminated waste at the
end of the work.

Provide protective clothing described above for the Owner's Representative.

ADDITIONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT:

Respirators, disposable coveralls, head covers, and footwear covers shall be provided by the
Contractor for the Owner, Owner's Representative, Project Administrator, and other authorized
representatives who may inspect the job site. Provide two (2) respirators and six (6) complete
coveralls and, where applicable, six (6) respirator filter changes per day.


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GENERAL:

Provide worker protection as required by the most stringent OSHA and/or EPA standards applicable
to the work. The following procedures are minimums to be adhered to, regardless of fiber count in
the Work Area.

Each time Work Area is entered remove all street clothes in the Changing Room of the Personnel
Decontamination Unit and put on new disposable coverall, new head cover, and a clean respirator.
Proceed through shower room to equipment room and put on work boots.

DECONTAMINATION PROCEDURES:

Require all workers to adhere to the following personal decontamination procedures whenever they
leave the Work Area:

Type C Supplied Air or Powered Air-Purifying Respirators: Require that all workers use the
following decontamination procedure as a minimum requirement whenever leaving the Work Area:

        When exiting area, remove disposable coveralls, disposable head covers, and disposable
        footwear covers or boots in the equipment room.

        Still wearing respirators, proceed to showers. Showering is mandatory. Care must be taken
        to follow reasonable procedures in removing the respirator to avoid asbestos fibers while
        showering. The following procedure is required as a minimum:

        Thoroughly wet body including hair and face. If using a Powered Air-Purifying Respirator
        (PAPR) hold blower unit above head to keep canisters dry.

        With respirator still in place thoroughly wash body, hair, respirator face piece, and all parts
        of the respirator except the blower unit and battery pack on a PAPR. Pay particular attention
        to seal between face and respirator and under straps.

        Take a deep breath, hold it and/or exhale slowly, completely wet hair, face, and respirator.
        While still holding breath, remove respirator and hold it away from face before starting to
        breath.

        Carefully wash facepiece of respirator inside and out.

If using PAPR: shut down in the following sequence:

        First, cap inlets to filter cartridges, then turn off blower unit (this sequence will help keep
        debris which has collected on the inlet side of filter from dislodging and contaminating the
        outside of the unit).

        Thoroughly wash blower unit and hoses.

        Carefully wash battery pack with wet rag. Be extremely cautious of getting water in battery
        pack as this will short out and destroy battery.

        Shower completely with soap and water.



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        Rinse thoroughly.

        Rinse shower room walls and floor prior to exit.

        Proceed from shower to Changing Room and change into street clothes or into new
        disposable work items.

Air Purifying-Negative Pressure Respirators: Require that all workers use the following
decontamination procedure as a minimum requirement whenever leaving the Work Area with a half
or full face cartridge type respirator:

        When exiting area, remove disposable coveralls, disposable head covers, and disposable
        footwear covers or boots in the Equipment Room.

        Still wearing respirators, proceed to showers. Showering is mandatory. Care must be taken
        to follow reasonable procedures in removing the respirator and filters to avoid asbestos
        fibers while showering. The following procedure is required as a minimum:

                 Thoroughly wet body from neck down.

Wet hair as thoroughly as possible without wetting the respirator filter if using an air purifying
                               type respirator.

                 Take a deep breath, hold it and/or exhale slowly, complete wetting of hair,
                 thoroughly wetting face, respirator and filter (air purifying respirator). While still
                 holding breath, remove respirator and hold it away from face before starting to
                 breath.

Dispose of wet filters from air purifying respirator.

Carefully wash facepiece of respirator inside and out.

Shower completely with soap and water.

Rinse thoroughly.

Rinse shower room walls and floor prior to exit.

    Proceed from shower to Changing Room and change into street clothes or into new

    disposable work items.


Remote Shower: The procedures above are to be used if the decontamination facility is used as a
remote shower. If a worker cannot gain direct access to the Equipment Room require that he enter
Decontamination Unit and proceed directly through Shower Room to Equipment Room.
Decontamination procedure is then completed as required above.

Within Work Area:




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Require that workers NOT eat, drink, smoke, chew tobacco or gum, or apply cosmetics in the Work
Area. To eat, chew, drink or smoke, workers shall follow the procedure described above ,then dress
in street clothes before entering the non-Work Areas of the building.

CERTIFICATE OF WORKER'S ACKNOWLEDGEMENT:

Following this section is a Certificate of Worker Training. After each worker has been included in
the Contractor's Respiratory Protection Program, completed the training program and medical
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                       CERTIFICATE OF WORKER'S ACKNOWLEDGEMENT

PROJECT
NAME_________________________________________DATE_____________________

PROJECT ADDRESS_____________________________________________________________

CONTRACTOR'S NAME__________________________________________________________


WORKING WITH ASBESTOS CAN BE DANGEROUS. INHALING ASBESTOS FIBERS
HAS BEEN LINKED WITH VARIOUS TYPES OF CANCER. IF YOU SMOKE AND
INHALE ASBESTOS FIBERS THE CHANCE THAT YOU WILL DEVELOP LUNG
CANCER IS GREATER THAN THAT OF THE NON-SMOKING PUBLIC.

Your employer's contract with the Owner for the above project requires that: You be supplied with
the proper respirator and be trained in its use. You be trained in safe work practices and in the use of
the equipment found on the job. You receive a medical examination. These things are to have been
done at no cost to you.

RESPIRATORY PROTECTION: You must have been trained in the proper use of respirators,
and informed of the type respirator to be used on the above referenced project. You must be given a
copy of the written respiratory protection manual issued by your employer. You must be equipped at
no cost with the respirator to be used on the above project.

TRAINING COURSE: You must have been trained in the dangers inherent in handling asbestos
and breathing asbestos dust and in proper work procedures and personal and area protective
measures. The topics covered in the course must have included the following:

 Physical characteristics of asbestos
 Health hazards associated with asbestos
 Respiratory protection
 Use of protective equipment
 Pressure Differential Systems
 Work practices including hands on or on-job training Personal decontamination procedures
 Air monitoring, personal and area

MEDICAL EXAMINATION: You must have had a medical examination within the past 12
months at no cost to you. This examination must have included: health history, pulmonary function
tests, and may have included an evaluation of a chest x-ray.




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By signing this document you are acknowledging only that the Owner of the building you are about
to work in has advised you of your rights to training and protection relative to your employer, the
Contractor.



Signature________________________ Social Security No_________________________

Printed Name____________________________Witness__________________________________


                                   END OF SECTION - 01560




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SECTION 01711 - PROJECT DECONTAMINATION

PART 1 - GENERAL

RELATED DOCUMENTS:

Drawings and general provisions of Contract, including General and Supplementary Conditions and
other Division-1 Specification Sections, apply to work of this section.

DESCRIPTION OF REQUIREMENTS:

General: Decontamination of the Work Area following asbestos abatement.

If the asbestos abatement work is on damaged or friable materials the work is a four step procedure
with two cleanings of the Primary Barrier plastic prior to its removal and two cleanings of the room
surfaces to remove any new or existing contamination. Unless specifically indicated otherwise all
materials are considered damaged or friable for purposes of this section.

If the asbestos abatement work is on undamaged and non-friable materials the decontamination
procedure is a two step procedure with two cleanings of the Primary Barrier plastic to remove
contamination, thus preventing contamination of the building when the Work Area isolation barriers
are removed.

In both cases operation of the pressure differential system is used to remove airborne fibers generated
by the abatement work.

RELATED WORK SPECIFIED ELSEWHERE:

Removal of Gross Debris is integral with the performance of abatement work and as such is specified
in the appropriate work section(s) of these specifications:

        Section 02081 Removal of Asbestos-Containing Materials

Work Area Clearance: Air testing and other requirements which must be met before release of
Contractor and reoccupancy of the work area are specified in Section 01714 Work Area Clearance.


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PART 3 - EXECUTION

GENERAL:

Work of This Section includes the decontamination of air in the Work Area which has been, or may
have been, contaminated by the elevated airborne asbestos fiber levels generated during abatement
activities, or which may previously have had elevated fiber levels due to friable asbestos-containing
materials in the space.

Work of This Section includes the cleaning, decontamination, and removal of temporary facilities
installed prior to abatement work, including:

        Primary and Critical Barriers erected by work of Section 01526

        Decontamination Unit erected by work of Section 01563

        Pressure Differential System installed by work of Section 01513

Work of This Section includes the cleaning, and decontamination of all surfaces (ceiling, walls,
floor) of the Work Area, and all furniture or equipment in the Work Area.

START OF WORK:

Previous Work: During completion of the asbestos abatement work specified in other sections, the
Secondary Barrier of polyethylene sheeting will have been removed and disposed of along with any
gross debris generated by the asbestos abatement work.

Start of Work: Work of this section begins with the cleaning of the Primary Barrier (if any). At start
of work the following may be in place:

        Primary Barrier: Two layers of polyethylene sheeting on floor and one layer on walls.

        Critical Barrier: An airtight barrier between the Work Area and other portions of the
        building or the outside.

        Critical Barrier Sheeting: Over lighting fixtures and clocks, ventilation openings, doorways,
        convectors, speakers and other openings. Decontamination Units: For personnel and
        equipment in operating condition.




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        Pressure Differential System: In operation.

        Decontamination Unit: for personnel, in operating condition.

        Pressure Differential System: Maintain in continuous operation.

FINAL CLEANING:

Final cleaning: Clean all surfaces in the work area; do not dry sweep.

Contractor's Testing: At the completion of the above cleaning visually inspect all surfaces. Reclean
if any dust, debris, etc. is found. At completion of this inspection sweep entire Work Area including
walls, ceilings, ledges, floors and other surfaces in the Work Area with exhaust from forced-air
equipment (leaf blower or equivalent). Do not direct forced-air equipment at any seal in any Critical
Barrier. If any debris or dust is found repeat the cleaning. Continue this process until no debris dust
or other material is found while sweeping of all surfaces with forced-air equipment.

VISUAL INSPECTION:

Perform a Complete Visual Inspection of the entire Work Area including: all surfaces, ceiling, walls,
floor, decontamination unit, all plastic sheeting, seals over ventilation openings, doorways, windows,
and other openings; look for debris from any sources, residue on surfaces, dust or other matter.
During visual inspection, sweep entire work area including walls, ceilings, ledges, floors, and other
surfaces in the room with exhaust from forced air equipment (leaf blower or equivalent). If any
debris, residue, dust or other matter is found repeat final cleaning and continue decontamination
procedure from that point. When the area is visually clean, and if after sweeping of all surfaces with
leaf blower, no debris, residue, dust or other material is found, complete the certification at the end of
this section. Visual inspection is not complete until confirmed in writing by the Owner's
Representative.

Temporary lighting: Provide a minimum of 100 foot candles of lighting on all surfaces in the areas
to be subjected to visual inspection. Provide hand held lights providing 150 foot candles at 4 feet
capable of reaching all locations in work area.

Lifts: Provide ladders, scaffolding, and lifts as required to provide access to all surfaces in the area to
be subjected to visual inspection. Access is to allow touching of all surfaces.

FINAL AIR SAMPLING:

Phase Contrast Microscopy (PCM): After the Work Area is found to be visually clean, air samples
will be taken and analyzed in accordance with the procedure for Phase Contrast Microscopy set forth
in Section 01714 Work Area Clearance:

        If Release Criteria are not met, repeat Final Cleaning and continue decontamination
        procedure from that point.

        If Release Criteria are met continue with the air testing by Transmission Electron
        microscopy.




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LOCKBACK:

Encapsulation of substrate: Perform encapsulation of substrate or installation of spray-applied
finishes or fireproofing, where required, before Removal of Work Area Isolation as specified below.
Maintain Pressure Differential System in operation during encapsulation work.

REMOVAL OF WORK AREA ISOLATION:

After all requirements of this section and Section 01714 Work Area Clearance have been met:

Shut down and remove the Pressure Differential System. Seal HEPA filtered fan units, HEPA
vacuums and similar equipment with 6-mil polyethylene sheet and duct tape to form a tight seal at
intake end before being moved from Work Area.

Remove Personnel Decontamination Unit.

Remove the Critical Barriers separating the Work Area from the rest of the building. Remove any
small quantities of residual material found upon removal of the plastic sheeting with wet wiping,
HEPA filtered vacuum cleaners and local area protection. If significant quantities, as determined by
the Owner's Representative, are found then the entire area affected shall be decontaminated.

Remove all equipment, materials, and debris from the work site.

Dispose of all asbestos-containing waste material as specified in Section 02084 Disposal of Asbestos
Containing Waste Material.

SUBSTANTIAL COMPLETION OF ABATEMENT WORK:

Asbestos Abatement Work is Substantially Complete upon meeting the requirements of this section
and Section 01714 Work Area Clearance, including submission of:
        Certificate of Visual Inspection.

        Receipts Documenting proper disposal as required by Section 02084 Disposal of
        Asbestos-Containing Waste Material.

        Punch list detailing repairs to be made and incomplete items.

CERTIFICATE OF VISUAL INSPECTION:

Following this section is a "Certificate of Visual Inspection." This certification is to be completed by
the Contractor and certified by the Project Administrator. Submit completed Certificate with
Application for Final Payment. Final payment will not be made until this Certification is executed.




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                             CERTIFICATION OF VISUAL INSPECTION


In accordance with Section 01711, "Project Decontamination," the Contractor hereby certifies that he
has visually inspected the Work Area (all surfaces including pipes, beams, ledges, walls, ceiling and
floor, Decontamination Unit, sheet plastic, etc.) and has found no dust, debris or residue.

by:     (Signature)___________________________________              Date____________________


        (Print Name)_________________________________


        (Print Title)__________________________________


                            OWNER'S REPRESENTATIVE ACCEPTANCE

The Owner's representative hereby certifies that he has accompanied the contractor on his visual
inspection and verifies that this inspection has been thorough and to the best of his knowledge and
belief, the Contractor's Certification above is a true and honest one.


by:     (Signature)___________________________________              Date____________________


        (Print Name)_________________________________


        (Print Title)__________________________________

                                   END OF SECTION - 01711




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SECTION 01714 - WORK AREA CLEARANCE

PART 1 - GENERAL

RELATED DOCUMENTS:

Drawings and general provisions of Contract, including General and Supplementary Conditions and
other Division - 1 Specification Sections, apply to work of this section.

        Visual Inspection: required as a prerequisite of air testing, is set forth in Section 01711
        Project Decontamination.

        Air Monitoring: performed by the Owner during abatement work, is described in Section
        01410 Test Laboratory Services.

SUMMARY:

Not in Contract Sum: This section describes work being performed by the Owner. This work is not
in the Contract Sum except for the requirement that the contractor provide fans and leaf blowers.

This section sets forth required post-abatement airborne asbestos concentrations in the Work Area
and describes testing procedures the Owner will use to measure these levels.

CONTRACTOR RELEASE CRITERIA:

The Asbestos Abatement Work Area is cleared when the Work Area is visually clean and airborne
asbestos structure concentrations have been reduced to the level specified below.

VISUAL INSPECTION:

Work of this section will not begin until the visual inspection described in Section 01711 Project
Decontamination is complete and has been accepted by the Project Administrator.

Notwithstanding any other part of this specification, the Contractor is solely responsible for the
adequacy of all visual inspections. Acceptance of the Contractor's visual inspection shall not be
construed to release the Contractor from any requirement of this specification should deficiencies be
discovered later, nor shall the responsibility for an erroneous determination of final visual clearance
rest upon any party other than the Contractor.

AIR MONITORING:

To determine if the elevated airborne asbestos structure concentration encountered during abatement
operations has been reduced to the specified level, the Owner will secure samples and analyze them
according to the following procedures:

        Aggressive sampling procedures as described below will be followed.

        Work Area Clearance: upon meeting the PCM Clearance requirements, the work of Section
        01711 Project Decontamination can continue.

AGGRESSIVE SAMPLING:


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All Air Samples will be taken using aggressive sampling techniques as follows:

        Before sampling pumps are started the exhaust from forced-air equipment (leaf blower) will
        be swept against all walls, ceilings, floors, ledges and other surfaces in the room.

        15- to 20-inch fans, one (1) per 10,000 SF of floor area, will be mounted in central
        locations, and operated at low speed for the entire period of sample collection.

        Air samples will be collected in areas subject to normal air circulation away from room
        corners, obstructed locations, and sites near windows, doors of vents.

        After air sampling pumps have been shut off, fans will be shut off.

Fans and Leaf Blowers required for aggressive sampling are to be provided by the Contractor.

SCHEDULE OF AIR SAMPLES:

General: The number and volume of air samples taken and analytical methods used by the Owner
will be in accordance with the following schedule. Sample volumes given may vary depending upon
the analytical instruments used.

PHASE CONTRAST MICROSCOPY:

In each homogeneous Work Area after completion of all cleaning work, typically, 3 to 7 samples
may be taken and analyzed as follows:

        Samples will be collected on 25-mm cassettes, with the following filter media:

                 PCM: 0.8 mixed cellulose ester in a cassette with a conductive extension cowl.

Analysis: Fibers on each filter will be measured using the NIOSH Method 7400 Revision 3.

        Fibers: referred to in this section, include fibers regardless of composition as counted by the
        phase contrast microscopy method used.

Release Criteria: Decontamination of the work site is not complete until every Work Area sample is
at or below the Detection Limit of 0.01 f/cc for PCM and/or TEM clearance as described below. If
sample results are outside the clearance criteria then the decontamination is incomplete and
recleaning per Section 01711 Project Decontamination is required.

TRANSMISSION ELECTRON MICROSCOPY:

TEM clearance shall be as required by 40 CFR, Part 763, Asbestos-Containing Materials in Schools:
Final Rule and Notice.

Where TEM clearance is required by State or Federal regulations, the clearance criteria shall be as
follows:

        A.       Sample volume at least 1200 liters for a 25-MM cassette.



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        B.      Average of all (at least 5) samples below 70 structures per mm2 of filter collection
                surface for inside containment samples.

LABORATORY TESTING:

PHASE CONTRAST MICROSCOPY:

The services of a testing laboratory will be employed by the Owner to perform laboratory analysis of
the air samples. A microscope and technician will be set up at the job site, or samples will be sent
daily, so that verbal reports on air samples can be obtained within 24 hours. A complete record,
certified by the testing laboratory, of all air monitoring tests and results will be furnished to the
Owner's Representative, the Owner and the Contractor.

PART 2 - PRODUCTS (NOT APPLICABLE)

PART 3 - EXECUTION (NOT APPLICABLE)

                                   END OF SECTION - 01714




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SECTION 02081 - REMOVAL OF ASBESTOS-CONTAINING MATERIALS

PART 1 - GENERAL

RELATED DOCUMENTS:

Drawings and general provisions of Contract, including General and Supplementary Conditions and
Division - 1 Specification Sections, apply to work of this section.

RELATED WORK SPECIFIED ELSEWHERE:

Installation of Critical and Primary Barriers, and Work Area Isolation Procedures are set forth in
Section 01526 Temporary Enclosures.

Project Decontamination procedures after removal of the Secondary Barrier are specified in Section
01711 Project Decontamination.

Disposal of asbestos-containing waste is specified in Section 02084

SUBMITTALS:

Before Start of Work: Submit the following to the Owner's Representative for review. Do not start
work until these submittals are returned with Owner's Representative's action stamp indicating that
the submittal is returned for unrestricted use.

Surfactant: Submit product data, use instructions and recommendations from manufacturer of
surfactant intended for use. Include data substantiating that material complies with requirements.

Removal Encapsulant: Submit product data, use instructions and recommendations from
manufacturer of removal encapsulant intended for use. Include data substantiating that material
complies with requirements.

NESHAP Certification: Submit certification from manufacturer of surfactant or removal encapsulant
that, to the extent required by this specification, the material, if used in accordance with
manufacturer's instructions, will wet Asbestos-Containing Materials to which it is applied as required
by the National Emission Standard for Hazardous Pollutants (NESHAP) Asbestos Regulations (40
CFR 61, Subpart M).

Material Safety Data Sheet: Submit the Material Safety Data Sheet, or equivalent, in accordance
with the OSHA Hazard Communication Standard (29 CFR 1910.1200) for each surfactant ,
encapsulating material and solvent proposed for use on the work. Include a separate attachment for
each sheet indicating the specific worker protective equipment proposed for use with the material
indicated.


PART 2 - PRODUCTS:

Wetting Materials: For wetting prior to disturbance of Asbestos-Containing Materials, use either
amended water or a removal encapsulant:




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        Amended Water: Provide water to which a surfactant has been added. Use a mixture of
        surfactant and water which results in wetting of the Asbestos-Containing Material and
        retardation of fiber release during disturbance of the material equal to or greater than that
        provided by the use of one ounce of a surfactant consisting of 50% polyoxyethylene ester
        and 50% polyoxyethylene ether mixed with five gallons of water.

Removal Encapsulant: Provide a penetrating type encapsulant designed specifically for removal
                             of Asbestos-Containing Material. Use a material which results
                             in wetting of the Asbestos-Containing Material and retardation
                             of fiber release during disturbance of the material equal to or
                             greater than that provided by water amended with a surfactant
                             consisting of one ounce of a mixture of 50% polyoxyethylene
                             ester and 50% polyoxyethylene ether in five gallons of water.

Polyethylene Sheet: A single polyethylene film in the largest sheet size possible to minimize seams,
4.0- or 6.0-mil thick, as indicated; clear, frosted, or black, as indicated.

Duct Tape: Provide duct tape in 2-inch or 3-inch widths, as indicated, with an adhesive which is
formulated to stick aggressively to sheet polyethylene.

Spray Cement: Provide spray adhesive in aerosol cans, which is specifically formulated to stick
tenaciously to sheet polyethylene.

Disposal Bags: Provide 6-mil thick leak-tight polyethylene bags labeled as required by Section
02084 Disposal of Asbestos Containing Waste Material.

Fiberboard Drums: Provide heavy-duty, leak-tight fiberboard drums with tight sealing locking metal
tops.

Paperboard Boxes: Provide heavy duty corrugated paper board boxes coated with plastic or wax to
retard deterioration from moisture. Provide in sizes that will easily fit in disposal bags.

Felt: Standard felt, approximately 1/16" thick and 36" to 72" in width.


PART 3 - EXECUTION

WORKER PROTECTION:

Before beginning work with any material for which a Material Safety Data Sheet has been submitted
provide workers with the required protective equipment. Require that appropriate protective
equipment be used at all times.

WET REMOVAL:

Thoroughly wet to satisfaction of Owner's Representative Asbestos-Containing Materials to be
removed prior to stripping and/or tooling to reduce fiber dispersal into the air. Accomplish wetting
by a fine spray (mist) of amended water or removal encapsulant. Saturate material sufficiently to wet
to the substrate without causing excess dripping. Allow time for amended water or removal
encapsulant to penetrate material thoroughly. If amended water is used, spray material repeatedly
during the work process to maintain a continuously wet condition. If a removal encapsulant is used,


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apply in strict accordance with manufacturer's written instructions. Perforate outer covering of any
installation which has been painted and/or jacketed in order to allow penetration of amended water or
removal encapsulant, or use injection equipment to wet material under the covering. Where
necessary, carefully strip away while simultaneously spraying amended water or removal
encapsulant on the installation to minimize dispersal of asbestos fibers into the air.

Mist work area continuously with amended water whenever necessary to reduce airborne fiber levels.

Remove saturated Asbestos-Containing Material in small sections from all areas. Do not allow
material to dry out. As it is removed, simultaneously pack material while still wet into disposal bags.
Twist neck of bags, bend over and seal with minimum three wraps of duct tape. Clean outside and
move to Washdown Station adjacent to Material Decontamination Unit.

Evacuate air from disposal bags with a HEPA filtered vacuum cleaner before sealing.

Pipe Insulation: Spray with a mist of amended water or removal encapsulant. Allow amended water
or removal encapsulant to saturate material to substrate. If a removal encapsulant is used, use in
strict accordance with manufacturer's instructions. Cut bands holding preformed pipe insulation, slit
jackets at seams, remove, and hand place in a disposal bag. Remove job-molded fitting insulation in
chunks and hand place in a disposal bag. Do not drop to floor. Remove any residue on pipe or fitting
with stiff-bristle nylon hand brush.


                                    END OF SECTION - 02081




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SECTION 02082 - NONFRIABLE REMOVAL OF ASBESTOS-CONTAINING ROOFING
MATERIALS

PART 1 - GENERAL


RELATED DOCUMENTS:

Drawings and general provisions of Contract, including General and Supplementary Conditions and
Division - 1 Specification sections, apply to work of this section.

RELATED WORK SPECIFIED ELSEWHERE:

Removal of Asbestos-containing Materials as specified in Section 02081.

Disposal of Asbestos-containing Waste as specified in Section 02084.

WORK INCLUDED:

General: Nonfriable removal of nonfriable roof flashing and field membrane.

Schedule: Schedule restrictions are specified in Section 01013.

SUBMITTALS:

Refer to Section 01300 for information on submittals required under this section.


PART 2 PRODUCTS:

Wetting Materials: For wetting prior to disturbance of asbestos-containing materials use amended
water:

Amended Water: Provide water to which a surfactant has been added. Use a mixture of surfactant
and water which results in wetting of the asbestos-containing material and retardation of fiber release
during disturbance of the material equal to or greater than that provided by the use of one ounce of a
surfactant consisting of 50 percent polyoxyethylene ester and 50 percent polyoxyethylene ether
mixed with five gallons of water.

Polyethylene Sheet: A single polyethylene film in the largest sheet size possible to minimize seams,
6 mil thick as indicated, clear, frosted, or black as indicated.
Duct Tape: Provide duct tape in 2 inch or 3 inch widths, with adhesive which is formulated to
aggressively stick to sheet polyethylene.

Spray Cement: Provide spray adhesive in aerosol cans which is specifically formulated to stick
tenaciously to sheet polyethylene.

Disposal Bags: Provide 6 mil thick leak-tight polyethylene bags. Provide containers suitable to
receive and retain asbestos-containing or contaminated material until proper disposal. Disposal bags
must be labeled as specified in section 02084.



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Transportation: As required for loading, temporary storage, transit, and unloading of contaminated
waste without exposure to persons or property. Section 02084 applies.

Decontamination Facilities: Refer to Section 01563 for specified requirements of Decontamination
Facilities.


PART 3 - EXECUTION

Establishing the Work Area: A secure work area will be defined to extend at least 10 feet from the
nearest roofing removal activity. The Contractor who will isolate the area by means of yellow
warning tape labeled with the appropriate asbestos hazard warnings, installed 3 to 4 feet above the
floor/ground/roof, as appropriate.

Completely Isolate the Work Area from other parts of the building so as to prevent
asbestos-containing dust or debris from passing beyond the isolated area. Roof air intakes within the
work area shall be sealed as described in section 01526. Should the area beyond the work area(s)
become contaminated with asbestos-containing dust or debris as a consequence of the work,
immediately stop all abatement work and clean those areas in accordance with the procedures
indicated in CLEAN UP OF WORK AREAS- GROSS REMOVAL (section 02081). Perform all
such required cleaning or decontamination at no additional cost to Owner.

Preparing the Area: HEPA vacuum any roofing debris in the immediate vicinity of the removal area.
Conduct of roofing removal without a containment is permitted, providing the material remains in a
nonfriable condition and fiber concentrations in excess of 0.01 f/cc do not occur.

Refer to Section 01562 for specified respiratory protection levels.

Abatement work will not begin until the Owner authorizes       work to commence, in writing.

ASBESTOS REMOVAL:

Roofing Removal: Roofing material may be sliced into pieces of manageble size. They may not be
sawn.

Any process that causes the roof to crumble will result in a friable condition. If the roof becomes
friable, or airborne asbestos fiber concentrations exceed 0.01 f/cc in the work area, then the removal
shall stop, the area shall be decontaminated and work shall continue as a friable removal under the
requirements of section 02081.

Removed roofing materials shall be wrapped and sealed on the roof and then gently lowered to the
ground. They may not be dropped.

Removed material shall be labeled as required by USEPA (SCDHEC), OSHA, and USDOT
regulations.

Waste shall be disposed as described in section 02084.


                                    END OF SECTION - 02082



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SECTION 02083 - GLOVEBAG REMOVAL OF ASBESTOS-CONTAINING
MATERIALS

PART 1 - GENERAL

RELATED DOCUMENTS:

Drawings and general provisions of Contract, including General and Supplementary Conditions and
Division - 1 Specification Sections, apply to work of this section.

RELATED WORK SPECIFIED ELSEWHERE:

Removal of Asbestos-containing Materials as specified in Section 02081.

Disposal of Asbestos-containing Waste as specified in Section 02084.

WORK INCLUDED:

General: Removal of pipe insulation as described in the summary of work which, in the Contractor's
opinion, may be removed utilizing the glovebag method described in this section. Glove bag use is
subject to approval by the Industrial Hygienist.

Schedule: Schedule restrictions are specified in Section 01013.

SUBMITTALS:

Refer to Section 01300 for information on submittals required under this section.

PART 2 PRODUCTS:

Wetting Materials: For wetting prior to disturbance of asbestos-containing materials use amended
water:

Amended Water: Provide water to which a surfactant has been added. Use a mixture of surfactant
and water, which results in wetting of the asbestos-containing material and retardation of fiber
release during disturbance of the material, equal to, or greater than, that provided by the use of one
ounce of a surfactant, consisting of 50 percent polyoxyethylene ester and 50 percent polyoxyethylene
ether mixed with five gallons of water.

Polyethylene Sheet: A single polyethylene film, in the largest sheet size possible, to minimize
seams, 6-mil thick, as indicated; clear, frosted, or black, as indicated.




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Duct Tape: Provide duct tape in 2-inch or 3-inch widths, with adhesive, which is formulated to
aggressively stick to sheet polyethylene.

Spray Cement: Provide spray adhesive, in aerosol cans, which is specifically formulated to stick
tenaciously to sheet polyethylene.

Disposal Bags: Provide 6-mil thick leak-tight polyethylene bags. Provide containers suitable to
receive and retain asbestos-containing or contaminated material until proper disposal. Disposal bags
must be labeled as specified in Section 02084.

Transportation: As required for loading, temporary storage, transit, and unloading contaminated
waste without exposure to persons or property. Section 02084 applies.

Glovebag System: Provide 6-mil thick single-use glovebag designed specifically for asbestos
removal and labeled with the proper warnings. The Contractor will submit manufacturer's written
information on the intended glovebag prior to the work to the Industrial Hygienist.

Decontamination Facilities: Refer to Section 01563 for specified requirements of Decontamination
Facilities.


PART 3 - EXECUTION

Establishing the Work Area: A work area will be defined by the Industrial Hygienist (IH) prior to
the commencement of the work. Where practical, the work area will extend from the piping to be
glove bagged to the nearest physical barriers (walls, ceilings, floors). Where this is not practical, the
IH will designate the limits of the Work Area to the Contractor who will isolate the area by means of
yellow warning tape labeled with the appropriate asbestos hazard warnings, installed 3 to 4 feet
above the floor.

Completely Isolate the Work Area from other parts of the building so as to prevent
asbestos-containing dust or debris from passing beyond the isolated area. Should the area beyond the
work area(s) become contaminated with asbestos-containing dust or debris as a consequence of the
work, immediately stop all abatement work and clean those areas in accordance with the procedures
indicated in CLEAN UP OF WORK AREAS- GROSS REMOVAL (page 02081-8). Perform all
such required cleaning or decontamination at no additional cost to Owner.

Preparing the Area: HEPA vacuum any debris in the immediate vicinity of the removal area.
Conduct glovebag removal in a mini containment or full containment. Requirements for construction
and ventilation of these containments are as specified in Sections 01526 and 01513, Except that only
critical barriers and drop cloths beneath the glovebags are required for containment.

Refer to Section 01562 for specified respiratory protection levels during glovebag removal.

Decontamination Units: Provide personnel decontamination facilities for use with glovebag removal
work. These units will be for common use between different work areas located within the same
building and are intended for use whenever a glovebag fails or asbestos contamination is released
inside the work area. Construct and maintain such units as specified in Section 01563.




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Decontamination Sequence:

Entering Work Area: Worker removes street clothing and puts on clean disposable coveralls and
respirator and proceeds to the glovebag work area.

Exiting Work Area: Before leaving the work area, the worker will vacuum himself clean with a
HEPA vacuum. The worker will remove the coveralls and dispose of properly as asbestos
contaminated waste. The worker will then exit the work area while still wearing his respirator. He
will then remove the respirator, and clean and store it as specified in Section 01562.

In the event of glovebag failure, worker decontamination shall proceed as follows: Before leaving the
work area, the worker shall remove any debris on his person with a HEPA vacuum. The worker shall
then put on a second pair of coveralls, head covers, and shoe covers and proceed directly to a
common personnel decontamination unit. He will then enter the unit and follow procedures as
specified in Section 01563.

The Contractor may submit all pertinent information pertaining to an alternate Decontamination
Enclosure System to the Industrial Hygienist, who will then review and make suggestions for
alteration or authorization for use.

Asbestos Abatement Work Will Not Commence Until:

        Arrangements have been made for disposal of waste at an acceptable site.

        Work areas and decontamination enclosure systems and parts of the building required to
        remain in use are effectively segregated.

        Tools, equipment and material waste receptacles are on hand.

        Arrangements have been made for building security.

        Proper notification has been made to the appropriate regulatory agencies.

        Industrial Hygienist has given approval and/or conducted a pre-inspection of the work area
        to ensure that the work area is properly contained and that all required equipment is in place.

        All other preparatory steps have been taken and applicable notices posted and permits
        obtained.

        All workers’ training has been completed.

        A plan of action has been submitted to and approved by the Industrial Hygienist.

        Abatement work will not begin until the Owner authorizes work to commence, in writing.

ASBESTOS REMOVAL:

Glovebag Removal: A team (or teams) having a minimum of two persons is required to perform
glovebag removal. One person shall perform the removal using the glovebag. The other person shall
be present at all times to assist, as required.



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Glovebags are for single use and will not be reused or repositioned.

Prior to hanging the glovebag on badly damaged or deteriorated sections of piping, encapsulate the
insulation with at least one coat of bridging encapsulant to prevent the release of fibers during
installation of the glovebag.

Slit top of the glovebag open (if necessary) and cut down the sides to accommodate the size of the
pipe (about 2 inches longer than the pipe diameter).

Place necessary tools into pouch located inside glovebag. This will usually include: bone saw,
utility knife, rags, non- metallic scrub brush, wire cutters, tin snips and pre-wetted cloth.

Place one strip of duct tape along the edge of the open top slit of glovebag and another along the
bottom seam for reinforcement.

Place the glovebag around section of pipe to be worked on and staple top together through
reinforcing duct tape. Next, duct tape the ends of glovebag to pipe itself, where previously covered
with plastic or duct tape.

Use smoke tube and aspirator bulb to test seal. Place tube into water sleeve (2 inch opening to
glovebag) squeezing bulb and filling bag with visible smoke. Remove smoke tube and twist water
sleeve closed. While holding the water sleeve tightly, gently squeeze glovebag and look for smoke
leaking out, (especially at the top and ends of the glovebag.) If leaks are found, tape closed using
duct tape and retest.

Insert wand from garden sprayer through water sleeve. Duct tape water sleeve tightly around the
wand to prevent leakage.

One person places his hands into the long-sleeved gloves while the second person directs garden
sprayer at the work.

Using a HEPA equipped vacuum cleaner, or equivalent, maintain the glovebag under reduced
pressure.

Use bone saw, if required, to cut insulation at each end of the section to be removed. A bone saw is a
serrated heavy gauge wire with ring-type handles at each end. Throughout this process, spray
amended water or removal encapsulant on the cutting area to keep dust to a minimum.

Remove insulation using putty knives or other tools. Place pieces in bottom of bag without
dropping.

Rinse all tools with water inside the bag and place back into pouch.

Using scrub brush, rags and water, scrub and wipe down the exposed pipe. (Inexpensive horse
rubdown mittens work well for this.)

Remove water wand from water sleeve and collapse the bag using the HEPA filtered vacuum.

Remove the vacuum nozzle, twist water sleeve closed and seal with duct tape.




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Put the Tools into a sleeve of the glove bag, turning the sleeve inside out and twist the sleeve tightly.
Place duct tape over twisted portion and then cut the tool bag from the glovebag, cutting through the
twisted/taped section. Contaminated tools may then be placed directly into next glovebag without
cleaning. Alternatively, tool pouch with the tools can be placed in a bucket of water, opened
underwater, and tools cleaned and dried.

Discard rags and scrub brush with asbestos waste.

With removed insulation in the bottom of the bag, twist the bag several times and tape it to keep the
material in the bottom during removal of the glovebag from the pipe.

Remove glovebag and place into 6-mil disposal bag. Collapse the bag with a HEPA vacuum, twist
top of bag, seal with at least three wraps of duct tape, bend over and seal again with at least three
wraps of duct tape. Dispose as described in Section 02084.

Clean all surfaces in the work area using disposable cloths wetted with water with surfactant or
removal encapsulant added. When these surfaces have dried, clean with a HEPA filtered vacuum.
Material adhered to a surface with removal encapsulant may require the application of additional
removal encapsulant to facilitate cleaning.

Any asbestos-containing insulation edges that have been exposed during the removal must be
encapsulated with a bridging encapsulant or sealed with 6-mil plastic to ensure that there is no
release of fibers from the edges.

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SECTION 02084 - DISPOSAL OF ASBESTOS-CONTAINING WASTE MATERIAL

PART 1 - GENERAL

RELATED DOCUMENTS:

Drawings and general provisions of Contract, including General and Supplementary Conditions and Division-1
Specification Sections, apply to work of this section.

Section 01092 Codes and Regulations - Asbestos Abatement describes applicable Federal, State and local
regulations.

DESCRIPTION OF THE WORK:

This section describes the disposal of Asbestos-Containing Materials. Disposal includes packaging of
asbestos-containing waste materials. Disposal may be accomplished either by landfilling or converting asbestos-
containing materials to non-asbestos waste.

SUBMITTALS:

Before Start of Work: Submit the following to the Owner's Representative for review. Do not start work until
these submittals are approved.

        Copy of state or local license for waste hauler.
        Name and address of landfill where asbestos-containing waste materials are to be buried. Include contact
        person and telephone number.

On a weekly basis, submit copies of all manifests and disposal site receipts to Owner's Representative.


PART 2 - PRODUCTS:

Disposal Bags: Provide 6-mil thick leak-tight polyethylene bags labeled in accordance with the requirements of:

        OSHA: 29CFR 1910.1000, 29CFR 1910.1001, 29CFR 1926.58

        EPA: NESHAPS Regulations, include waste generator labels complete with name and address of project,
        owner, and asbestos abatement contractor

        US DOT: 49CFR 171 and 172


PART 3 - EXECUTION

Comply with the following sections during all phases of this work:

 Section 01560 - Worker Protection - Asbestos Abatement
 Section 01562 - Respiratory Protection

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GENERAL:

All waste is to be hauled by a waste hauler with all required licenses form all state and local authority with
jurisdiction.

Load all asbestos-containing waste material in disposal bags or leak-tight drums. All materials are to be contained
in two 6-mil disposal bags.

Protect interior of truck or dumpster with Critical and Primary Barriers as described in Section 01526 Temporary
Enclosures.

Carefully load containerized waste in fully enclosed dumpsters, trucks or other appropriate vehicles for transport.
Exercise care before and during transport, to insure that no unauthorized persons have access to the material.

Do not store containerized materials outside of the Work Area. Take containers from the Work Area directly to a
sealed truck or dumpster.

Do not transport disposal bagged materials on open trucks. Label drums with same warning labels as bags.
Uncontaminated drums may be reused. Treat drums that have been contaminated as asbestos-containing waste and
dispose of in accordance with this specification.

Advise the landfill operator or processor, at least ten days in advance of transport, of the quantity of material to be
delivered.

At disposal site unload containerized waste:

        At a disposal site, sealed plastic bags may be carefully unloaded from the truck. If bags are broken or
        damaged, return to work site for rebagging. Clean entire truck and contents using procedures set forth in
        Section 01711, Project Decontamination.

        At a processing site, truck and loading dock are arranged as a controlled work area and containerized
        waste is transferred to storage area by site personnel. All bags including broken ones will be transferred.
        Clean truck, using procedures set forth in Section 01711 Project Decontamination.

Retain receipts from landfill or processor for materials disposed of.

At completion of hauling and disposal of each load, submit copy of waste manifest, chain-of- custody form, and
landfill receipt to Owner's Representative. It shall be the Contractor's responsibility to submit the waste receipts to
the appropriate regulatory agency and supply proof to the Owner or his Representative that this was accomplished
within the regulatory mandated time limit.

The Contractor shall pay for all highway fees and for damages to sidewalks, streets or to other public property or to
public utilities.

The Contractor shall secure all certificates of inspection and of occupancy, which may be required by
authorities having jurisdiction over the work. These shall be delivered to the Owner upon completion of the
work.

The Contractor shall pay for all material disposal fees.

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END OF SECTION – 02084




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SECTION 02085 - REMOVAL OF ASBESTOS-CONTAINING FLOOR TILES (INCLUDING
MASTIC)

PART 1 - GENERAL

RELATED DOCUMENTS:

Drawings and general provisions of Contract, including General and Supplementary Conditions and Division - 1
Specification sections, apply to work of this section.

RELATED WORK SPECIFIED ELSEWHERE:

Removal of asbestos containing materials is specified in section 02081.

Disposal of asbestos-containing waste is specified in Section 02084.

WORK INCLUDED:

General: Removal of non friable floor tiles will be performed as specified in this section. If the floor tiles are
friable or contain a friable backing, this section does not apply, use the requirements of section 02081. Refer to
Section 01013 for the summary of work required under this section.

Schedule: The abatement work is scheduled to commence as soon as possible. Schedule restrictions are specified
in Section 01013.

SUBMITTALS:

Refer to Section 01300 for information on Submittals required under this section.

PART 2 - PRODUCTS:

Wetting Materials: For wetting prior to disturbance of asbestos-containing materials use amended water:

Amended Water: Provide water to which a surfactant has been added. Use a mixture of surfactant and water which
results in wetting of the asbestos-containing material and retardation of fiber release during disturbance of the
material equal to or greater than that provided by the use of one ounce of a surfactant consisting of 50 percent
polyoxyethylene ester and 50 percent polyoxyethylene ether mixed with five gallons of water.

Polyethylene Sheet: A single polyethylene film in the largest sheet size possible to minimize seams, six mil thick
as indicated, clear, frosted, or black as indicated.

Duct Tape: Provide duct tape in two inches or three inches widths, with adhesive which is formulated to
aggressively stick to sheet polyethylene.

Spray Cement: Provide spray adhesive in aerosol cans which is specifically formulated to stick tenaciously to
sheet polyethylene.

Disposal Bags and Impermeable Containers: Provide six mil thick leak-tight polyethylene bags. Provide
containers suitable to receive and retain asbestos-containing or contaminated material until proper disposal. Use
one of two types of impermeable containers: 1) six mil polyethylene disposal bags to fit within the drum, 2) metal
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or fiber reinforced drums with tightly fitting lids. Disposal bags and impermeable containers must be labeled with
two labels, with text as follows:

First Label: Provide in accordance with 29 CFR 1910.1200(f) of OSHA's Hazard Communication standard:


                                       DANGER
                             CONTAINS ASBESTOS FIBERS
                               AVOID CREATING DUST
                          CANCER AND LUNG DISEASE HAZARD
             BREATHING AIRBORNE ASBESTOS, TREMOLITE, ANTHOPHYLLITE, OR
                  ACTINOLITE FIBERS IS HAZARDOUS TO YOUR HEALTH


Second Label: Provided in accordance with DOT regulations:


                                  RQ HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCE SOLID,
                                      N.O.S. (ASBESTOS) ORM/E,
                                                NA - 9l88


Disposal Drums: Provide labeled leak tight containers (fiberboard or steel drums) for transportation and disposal
of waste. Disposal drums must be labeled in the same manner as specified under "Disposal bags" (see above).

Transportation: As required for loading, temporary storage, transit, and unloading of contaminated waste without
exposure to persons or property.

Negative Air Pressure Equipment: Refer to Section 01513 for requirements of Local Exhaust System Equipment.

Decontamination Facilities: Refer to Section 01563 for requirements of Decontamination Facilities.




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PART 3 - EXECUTION

PREPARATION:

GENERAL - ALL WORK AREAS:

Work Area: Is the location where asbestos-abatement work occurs. It is a variable of the extent of work of the
contract. For this project a "work area" is defined as the area in which asbestos removal is being performed. A
"work area" is considered contaminated during the work, and must be isolated from the balance of the building,
and decontaminated at the completion of the asbestos-abatement work.

Completely Isolate the work area from other parts of the building so as to prevent asbestos-containing dust or
debris from passing beyond the isolated area. Should the area beyond the work area(s) become contaminated with
asbestos-containing dust or debris as a consequence of the work, immediately stop all abatement work and clean
those areas in accordance with the procedures indicated in INITIAL CLEAN-UP AND CLEARANCE TESTING
of this section). Perform all such required cleaning or decontamination at no additional cost to Owner.

Where Necessary, Disable any system bringing air into or out of the work area. Disable system by disconnecting
wires, removing circuit breakers, by lockable switch or other positive means that will prevent accidental premature
restarting of equipment.

Completely Separate the work area from other portions of the building, and the outside by sheet plastic critical
barriers at least six mil in thickness, or by sealing with duct tape. Exterior barriers shall be adequate to resist
normal environmental conditions.

Individually seal all ventilation openings (supply and exhaust), doorways, convectors and other openings into the
work area with duct tape alone or with polyethylene sheeting at least six mil in thickness, taped securely in place
with duct tape. Maintain seal until all work including Project Decontamination is completed. Take care in sealing
off lighting fixtures to avoid melting or burning of sheeting.

Provide Sheet Plastic barriers at least six mil in thickness as required to completely seal openings from the work
area into adjacent areas. Seal the perimeter of all sheet plastic barriers with duct tape or spray cement.

Construct and maintain decontamination enclosure system as specified in Section 01563. This system is required
by pending changes to 29 CFR 1926.58. An alternate procedure may be proposed for the Industrial Hygienist to
approve.

Install and operate exhaust ventilation system as specified in section 01513. The -0.02" H2O negative pressure
requirement does not apply.




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Asbestos Abatement Work Will Not Commence Until:

Arrangements have been made for disposal of waste at an       acceptable site.

Work areas and decontamination enclosure systems and parts of the building required to remain in use are
       effectively segregated.

Tools, equipment and material waste receptors are on hand.

Arrangements have been made for building security.

Proper notification has been made to the appropriate     regulatory agency.

All other preparatory steps have been taken and applicable notices posted and permits obtained.

All worker training has been completed.

Abatement work will not begin until the Industrial Hygienist authorizes work to commence.

ASBESTOS REMOVAL:

Work Areas Requiring Gross Removal:

Remove and properly dispose of all asbestos-containing materials indicated to be removed as described herein in
accordance with the methods and procedures outlined in the U. S. Department of Labor OSHA Asbestos
Regulations (Code of Federal regulations Title, 29, Parts 1910 and 1926, or as more stringently specified herein).

Prepare work area(s) as previously specified.

Spray large areas of asbestos material with amended water, using spray equipment recommended by surfactant
manufacturer capable of providing a "mist" application, to reduce the release of fibers. Wet the material
sufficiently to saturate it to the substrate without causing excessive dripping. Spray the asbestos material
repeatedly during removal to maintain wet conditions but do not use excessive amounts of water.




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Use extreme care when using water in connection with asbestos removal. Contractor shall be solely and
completely, financially and otherwise, responsible for all water damage in adjacent work areas and throughout the
remainder of the building which occurs as a result of executing the Work of this Section.

Remove the asbestos material in small sections. Do not allow material to dry out. As it is removed, place the
material in sealable plastic bags of six mil minimum thickness and place in labeled containers for transport.

Clean areas as described in INITIAL CLEANUP AND CLEARANCE TESTING (this section)

INITIAL CLEAN-UP AND CLEARANCE TESTING:

Provide general clean-up of work area concurrently with the removal of asbestos-containing materials. Do not
permit accumulation of removed materials on floor.

Wet-clean or HEPA vac all surfaces in the work area(s).

Notify Industrial Hygienist for observation of cleaning to determine completeness.

Clean all sealed impermeable containers and all equipment (excluding that which will be needed for further
cleaning) used in the work area(s) and remove from work area(s) via the equipment decontamination enclosure
system.

Standard of Cleaning for Initial Clearance: Consider work areas and all other decontaminated and cleaned areas
clean and ready for lockdown encapsulation when visual observation performed by the Industrial Hygienist shows
no visible contamination. Air samples inside the work area must show fiber concentrations to be <0.01 f/cc.

Final Clearance Air Testing:

Industrial Hygienist will test final air quality clearance level upon notice from Contractor that work areas and all
other decontaminated and cleaned areas are ready. All Final Clearance Tests shall be analyzed using Phase
Contrast Microscopy. Consider work areas and all other decontaminated and cleaned areas clean and ready for
reoccupancy when air testing performed by the Industrial Hygienist shows airborne asbestos concentrations to
meet the 0.01 f/cc clearance criteria and all containments have been removed and a last visual inspection shows no
asbestos contamination. Air samples will be taken using aggressive air sampling techniques. Note: The
Contractor shall provide a l HP leaf blower and fans necessary to conduct clearance air sampling.

Reclean at Contractor's expense all areas which do not comply with the standard of cleaning for final clearance.
Continue cleaning until the specified final air quality clearance level is achieved. Contractor shall bear cost of all
follow-up test necessitated by the failure of the air tests to meet the specified final clearance level. Owner will
deduct the cost of such follow-up tests from whatever monies remain due to the Contractor.

Following acceptance of clearance level test results and after Industrial Hygienist determines work area(s) to be
visually decontaminated:

The Contractor shall dismantle decontamination enclosure systems and thoroughly wet clean immediate areas.

The Contractor shall dispose of debris, used cleaning materials, unsalvageable materials used for sturdy barriers,
and any other remaining materials. Consider the materials as contaminated and dispose of as specified in Section
02084.

Asbestos abatement work is complete upon meeting the Work Area clearance criteria and fulfilling the following:
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-   Remove all equipment, materials, debris from the work site.

-   Dispose of all asbestos-containing waste material as
    specified in Section 02084.


                             END OF SECTION - 02085




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PROPOSAL & CONTRACT FORM
County of Mecklenburg
Land Use & Environmental Services Agency
700 North Tryon Street
Charlotte, North Carolina 28202

Gentlemen:

The undersigned, having carefully examined the contract documents, which include the M/W/SBE Provisions and Forms, the form of Proposal, form of Contract,
addenda (if any), form of bonds, Standard Specifications, Special Provisions, form of Performance and Payment Bond, and plans/details/drawings/reports as prepared
by or for Mecklenburg County hereby proposed to furnish all supervision, labor, equipment, materials and services, including all utility and transportation services
required to construct and complete:

Quick Bye Houses 2008 DEMOLITION

All in accordance with the above listed documents at and for the contract sum as determined by the unit prices proposed for work in place for the following items and
quantities.

The quantities shown in the Asbestos Report are considered to be as accurate as possible and will be used for contractor compensation for demolition purposes. If the
contractor can show that the quantity is in excess of 25% over the estimated quantity then the payment for demolition of asbestos may be adjusted, also, if the County
can show that estimated quantities are higher that actual quantities by 25%, then payment for demolition of asbestos will the be adjusted down.

Also, accompanying this proposal is “Statement of intent of minority women’s business utilization” (Form I) or “Statement of intent to perform work without
subcontracting” (Form II).

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF ADDENDA:

No.:                                   Date:                                   Signature:

No.:                                   Date:                                   Signature:

No.:                                   Date:                                   Signature:
                                                   COST SCHEDULE
                                      MECKLENBURG COUNTY STORM WATER SERVICES
                                              Quick Buy 2008 DEMOLITION

Item and Description And
Spec. No. Unit Price in Words                 Unit      Price

1        Dwelling Demolition                  EA        $______________

2        Asbestos Abatement
                 Flooring & Mastic Removal    Sq. Ft    $ ______________
                 Surfacing Material sq ft     Sq. Ft    $ ______________
                 Roofing sq ft                Sq. Ft    $ ______________
                 Misc. sq ft                  Sq. Ft    $ ______________

3        Remove Underground Storage Tanks     EA        $ ______________

4.       Properly Abandon Tanks in Place      EA        $ ______________
                 Including pumping and
                 Back filling tanks
5.       Contaminated Soil Removal            Cu. Yd.   $ ______________

6.       Abandonment of Well                  EA        $ ______________

7.       Removal of Septic Tank               EA        $ ______________
                                                          ASTE MATERIALS MANAGEMENT AND RECYCLING REPORT

          Project Name:
                                     Quick Buy Houses 2008
          Project Location:

          Project Owner &
          Architect:                 Mecklenburg County

          Contractor’s Name:                                                                   Waste/Recycling
                                                                                               Hauler Name:
                                                                                               (Note: If this varies please
          Street No. & Address                                                                 list beside material in chart
                                                                                               below)
          City, State & Zip:
                                                                                               Reporting Period
                                                                                               (Month & Year):


          Phone:                                                                               Date Submitted:

          Fax:                                                                                 Prepared by:

          E-mail:                                                                              Preparer’s Phone:


Material Type                    Salvage/Recycling        Quantity tons/cubic   Cost/Revenue per                                  Facility      Date   Ticket #
                                    or Disposal                 yards               ton/yard                                   Name & Address
                                      Method
                                    CERTIFICATION OF

              COMPLIANCE WITH AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT

I/We, being a licensed Contractor in North Carolina, do hereby agree to comply with all
applicable requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act throughout the duration of this
contract.


              _________________________________________________________
              Signed

              _________________________________________________________
              Print or Type Name of Signing Official

              _________________________________________________________
              Title

              _________________________________________________________
              Firm

              _________________________________________________________
              Address

              _________________________________________________________
              City                    State                   Zip

              _________________________________________________________
              Date
                                       CERTIFICATION OF

                          NON-DISCRIMINATION IN EMPLOYMENT

I/We, being a licensed Contractor in North Carolina, do hereby certify that we will not discriminate
against employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, or national origin.
We will take affirmative action to ensure that applicants are employed, and employees are treated
equal during employment without regard to race, color, religion, or handicap. Such action shall
include, but not be limited to, the following: employment, upgrading, demotion, or transfer
recruitment or recruitment advertising, layoff or termination; rates of pay or other forms of
compensation and selection for training, including apprenticeship. We will agree to post in
conspicuous places, available to employees and applicants for employment, notices to be provided by
the Local Public Agency setting forth the provisions of this non-discrimination clause.




               _________________________________________________________
               Signed

               _________________________________________________________
               Print or Type Name of Signing Official

               _________________________________________________________
               Title

               _________________________________________________________
               Firm

               _________________________________________________________
               Address

               _________________________________________________________
               City                    State                   Zip

               _________________________________________________________
               Date
STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA                   )
                                          )                        DEMOLITION CONTRACT
COUNTY OF MECKLENBURG                     )

THIS DEMOLITION CONTRACT, hereinafter sometimes “Contract” made this,                day of             ,
20      , by and between Mecklenburg County, a political subdivision of the State of North Carolina and
herein after called “Owner”, and                              hereinafter called “Contractor”.

                                            W I T N E S E T H:
This Contract represents the entire and integrated Contract between the parties hereto and supersedes all prior
negotiations, whether written or oral. That for and in consideration of the covenants set forth herein, the parties
hereto mutually promise and agree as follows:

1.      STATEMENT OF WORK: The Contractor shall furnish all supervision, labor, materials, tools,
        equipment, and perform and complete all work in an efficient and workmanlike manner, and in
        accordance the Contract Documents dated                   , as prepared by            , including
        all addenda and per the acceptance of the proposal from the Contractor dated  .


          Unit Cost for Demo/Dwelling                    $
          Unit Cost for Asbestos Removal /Sq. Ft.
               Flooring & Mastic                         $
               Surfacing Material                        $
               Roofing                                   $
               Misc.                                     $
          Unit Cost for Storage Tank Removal ea          $
          Unit Cost for Contaminated Soil cu. yd         $
          Unit Cost for Abandoning Tank in
          Place Including Pumping & Backfilling          $
          Unit Cost for Well Abandonment ea.             $
          Unit Cost for Septic Tank Removal ea           $


2.      CONTRACT TIME: The Contract Time as defined shall begin on the date specified on a written
        Notice to Proceed from the Consultant to the Contractor. This date is to be no more than
        approximately one year (365 days) after the acceptance of the Proposal of the Contractor by the
        Owner. Each Task Order that is issued and accepted by the Contractor will diligently prosecuted to
        completion within 30 calendar days after the date to start work as indicated in the Task Order. It is
        further agreed that the Owner shall have the right at its discretion to extend the time for completion of
        the Work.

3.      CONTRACT MODIFICATION: The Owner may require the Contractor to furnish materials and to
        do additional Work not provided in this Contract, but which may be found necessary to the proper
        protection and completion of the work embraced in this Contract. See the section in Division 1 of the
        Technical Specifications entitled “Contract Modification Procedures” for additional information.
4.   LIQUIDATED DAMAGES: The Contractor hereby further agrees that the Owner shall be and is
     hereby authorized to deduct and retain out of the monies which may be due or become due to the
     Contractor under this Contract, as damages for the non-completion of the Work within the Contract
     Time herein stipulated for completion in accordance with the provisions of this Contract. Liquidated
     Damages shall be fixed or allowed for such performance and completion in the amount of One hundred
     dollars per day. Liquidated Damages is an estimate of expenses the Owner will suffer by reason of such
     default and is not by way of a penalty.

5.   CONTRACT PAYMENTS: Partial payments will be made once a month, less five (5%) percent
     retainage, provided satisfactory progress is maintained on the project. See the section in Division 1 of
     the Technical Specifications entitled “Payment Procedures” for additional information.

6.   DISPUTE RESOLUTION: Disputes rising under this Contract shall initially be subject to the dispute
     resolution process specified in the section of the General Conditions entitled “Contract Mediation
     Provisions.”

7.   DOCUMENTS INCORPORATED BY REFERENCE. It is agreed and understood that the Bid
     Package, including without limitation, any Addendum to the Bid Package, the Notice to Bidders,
     Instructions to Bidders, the General Conditions, the MWSBE Provisions, Supplementary Conditions, all
     information in the Project Manual including the Technical Specifications, the Contractor’s Itemized
     Proposal, and all other specifications and drawings referenced therein (herein “Contract Documents”)
     are part of this Contract and are incorporated herein in full.

8.   MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS: The Contractor hereby agrees that he has read each and every
     clause of this Contract, including all Contract Documents, and fully understands the meaning of the
     same, and that he will comply with all its terms. This Contract is to be executed in five (5) copies, one
     (1) copy to be delivered to the Contractor and three (4) to be retained by the Owner. Each Contract
     shall contain an original Performance Bond and a copy of the Certificate of Insurance.

                     The performance and payment bond shall be addressed to:
                     Mecklenburg County
                     700 North Tryon Street
                     Charlotte, NC 28202
                     Attn: Mecklenburg County Storm Water Services
                     Mr. James Gordon


                     The Insurance shall be addressed to:

                     Mecklenburg County
                     700 North Tryon Street
                     Charlotte, NC 28202
                     Attn: Mecklenburg County Storm Water Services
                     Mr. James Gordon
Is WITNESS WHEREOF, the parties have duly executed this Contract as of the date first above written:

CONTRACTOR:                                                     ATTEST:

                                                ________________________________          Contractor
Signature                             (N/A for Sole Proprietor)




______________________________________________________________________________


MECKLENBURG COUNTY:                                             ATTEST:


                                                        ___________________________
General Manager/Deputy County Manager                   Clerk to the Board of County Commissioners




This instrument has been pre-                           APPROVED AS TO FORM:
audited in the manner required
by the Local Government Budget
and Fiscal Control Act.                                 _______________________________________
                                                         County Attorney

_______________________________________
Finance Director
                                                        APPROVED AS TO INSURANCE
                                                        REQUIREMENTS:



                                                        ________________________________________
                                                         Director, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Division of
                                                         Insurance Risk Management

				
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