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Checklist and Guidelines for Review of Geotechnical
Reports and Preliminary Plans and Specifications

PS&E Review Checklist for Specific Features


B. Centerline Cuts and Embankments

  1. Where excavation is required, are excavation limits and description of unsuitable organic soils shown on the plans?

        (Yes   /   No   /   Unknown or N/A)

  2. Are plan details and special provisions provided for special drainage details, such as lined surface ditches, drainage blanket under sidehill fill, interceptor trench drains, etc.?

        (Yes   /   No   /   Unknown or N/A)

  3. Are special provisions included for fill materials requiring special treatment, such as nondurable shales, lightweight fill, etc.?

        (Yes   /   No   /   Unknown or N/A)

  4. Are special provisions provided for any special rock slope excavation and Stabilization measures called for in plans, such as controlled blasting, wire mesh slope protection, rock bolts, shotcrete, etc.?

        (Yes   /   No   /   Unknown or N/A)

 

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Updated: 04/07/2011
 

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