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Low Boy Trailer, Rigid Neck, Three Axle, 50 Ton Capacity with Hydraulic Tail

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Bid Information

Bid Alert No: 00000454239

Bid Title: Low Boy Trailer, Rigid Neck, Three Axle, 50 Ton Capacity with Hydraulic Tail

Agency Bid No. Title: H-16-257P

Received Date: 01/07/2016

Close Date: 01/20/2016

Purchase Type: Not Stated

Delivery Point: District 7 Headquarters, 2245 California Avenue, Camden, Arkansas, 71701

Delivery Date: Not Stated

Special Notices: Bid Bond Required: $1000, Warranty Required, Performance Bond Required: 5%


Specifications include, but are not limited to:1.General: This specification is intended to cover a three axle, single drop, level deck, low bed semi-trailer designed to haul construction equipment. It shall be equipped with air ride suspension, a gooseneck mounted winch, a recessed hydraulic upper deck ramp and a hydraulically operated folding tail. 2.Capacity: Trailer shall have a minimum payload capacity of 100,000 pounds distributed, 70,000 pounds concentrated in any 10 section, at no less than 50 mph. 3.Construction: Frame shall be of the four main beam design, utilizing four longitudinal steel I-beams with 100,000 psi minimum top and bottom flanges and 80,000 psi minimum web. The web material for the main deck shall be of a one piece design containing no splices. (If necessary, center beams may be tapered to allow the hydraulic recessed ramp specified in Paragraph 7 to set down into the bed when not in use.) Shall be all electric welded construction, meeting American Welding Society standards. The trailer frame shall be crowned to support maximum loads. Crossmembers shall be constructed of no less than 6 I-beam on not more than 8 centers, or, no less than 8 I-beam on not more than 12 centers. The frame shall be designed, constructed and rated for the full capacity of the trailer. 4.Dimensions: A.Main deck shall be same level from behind gooseneck to beginning of hydraulic tail. Deck width shall be 102 . Deck length from back of gooseneck to beginning of hydraulic tail shall be no less than 32. Platform portion of hydraulic tail shall extend no less than 8 behind main deck. Overall length of trailer shall be no less than 50. Loaded deck height, measured at mid-point of deck, shall not exceed 36 . B.Gooseneck shall be full width of trailer and provide an upper deck area with a minimum platform length of 9. Gooseneck shall have a vertical drop to the main deck. Shall have a king pin setting of no less than 15 but no more than 20. Swing clearance behind king pin under gooseneck shall be no less than 84. Fifth wheel loaded height shall be approximately 50. 5.Flooring: Shall be laid longitudinally. Flooring material shall be apitong with a nominal thickness of 1-1/2 . Wheel well openings and all areas of trailer deck and tail not covered with wood shall be covered with 1/4 minimum steel floor plate. In addition, the hydraulic tail and the fold under section of the hydraulic tail shall be equipped with star type or comparable traction material. 6.Hydraulic Tail: Shall be full width of trailer and consist of a platform no less than 8 in length with a fold-under section no less than 36 in length, providing a minimum overall length of 11. Tail assembly shall raise up approximately 58 and lower to ground level. Shall be equipped with heavy duty I-beam reinforced full width piano type hinge and be controlled by a minimum of two (2) hydraulic cylinders no less than 5 in diameter, capable of operating at 2,000 3,000 psi. Tail shall have a transport support so that tail ramp is not supported by hydraulic pressure during normal transport mode. The fold-under section shall be hydraulic powered by a minimum of one (1) hydraulic cylinder and shall pivot on not less than 1-1/2 hinge pins. 7. Hydraulic Recessed Ramp: Trailer shall be equipped with a recessed hydraulic ramp to provide access from the main deck to the deck area over the gooseneck. Ramp shall be no less than 92 wide and no less than 72 long. Shall be lifted with a minimum of two (2) hydraulic cylinders that will support rated capacity requirements and be equipped with no less than two (2) locking supports to permit loading in the up position. Ramp to be nominally flush with deck in the lowered position. 8. Hydraulic Winch: Trailer shall be equipped with a hydraulic winch with a minimum rating of 12,000 pounds, mounted at the front of the gooseneck. Winch shall be equipped with a minimum of 65 of no less than 7/16 wire rope and be complete with tail chain and hook. A winch remote control unit, complete with a minimum of 50 of cord, shall be furnished. Winch shall have automatic brake and free spooling capability. 9. Hydraulic System and Controls: Shall be set up to receive power for operation from tractor hydraulic system. Trailer shall be equipped with stackable hydraulic control valves, hydraulic cylinders and all necessary hoses, fittings and couplers required for receiving power from the tractor hydraulic system and for operating hydraulic tail, hydraulic recessed ramp and winch. Controls for operating the hydraulic functions shall be conveniently located and placed with regard to operators safety.

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Product Codes: 07347, 07330

Agency Information

Issuing Agency: State of Arkansas Department of Highway and Transportation

State: Arkansas

Agency Type: State and Local

Contact: Joanna McFadden AHTD Equipment and Procurement Division, 11302 W. Baseline Road, Little Rock, Arkansas, 72203

Phone: 501-569-2298




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