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Bid Information

Bid Alert No: 00000517645

Bid Title: US 65: PCCP REHAB

Agency Bid No. Title: H.012093.6

Received Date: 03/21/2016

Close Date: 04/13/2016

Purchase Type: Not Stated

Delivery Point:

Delivery Date: Not Stated


Specifications include, but are not limited to: The mix shall be tested by the contractor atthe plant for aggregate gradation, asphalt content and percent crushed aggregate. The mix shallbe tested in accordance with DOTD TR 309, TR 323 and TR 306. The lot average and standarddeviation shall be determined for aggregate gradation and asphalt content. The percent withinlimits (PWL) shall be determined on the Nos. 8 and 200 (2.36 mm and 75 m) sieves and forGmm. Corrective action shall be taken if these parameters fall below 71 PWL. For each lot, thecontractor shall report all quality control data to the DOTD Certified Plant Technician. The fullrange of gradation mix tolerances will be allowed even if they fall outside the control points.The District Laboratory Engineer may require re-validation of the mix when the average of theQuality Control data indicates non-compliance with the specified limits or tolerances.Subsection 502.08, Hauling, Placing and Finishing.The following paragraph shall be inserted between the first and second paragraph.For WMA mixtures, the mixing temperature shall not be less than 270F (132 C). Mixturesshall be transported from the plant and delivered to the paver at a temperature no cooler than25F (-4C) below the lower limit of the approved job mix formula. The temperature of the mixgoing through the paver shall not be cooler than 230 F (110 C).Subsection 502.10, Roadway Quality Control is amended as follows.Heading (b), Surface Tolerance, is deleted in its entirety and the following substituted: (b) Surface Tolerance: The contractor shall constantly monitor equipment, materials, andprocesses to ensure that surface tolerance requirements are met. The contractor shall test thepavement within 7 calendar days. (1) Equipment: For longitudinal surface tolerance quality control and acceptancetesting on mainline wearing and binder courses, the contractor shall furnish and use a DOTDCertified inertial profiler. Certified profilers will have a DOTD decal indicating the date ofcertification and profiler system parameter settings. Longitudinal surface profile shall bemeasured in inches per mile (mm per km) in accordance with DOTD TR 644 and reported as theInternational Roughness Index (IRI). Profiler system parameter settings shall be verified before each run by the DOTDinspector. The inspector will observe the daily set up procedure and pre-operation tests, whichshall be performed by the contractor in accordance with the manufacturer's procedures andDOTD TR 644. A copy of the manufacturer's setup, pre-operation, and general operatingprocedures for measuring surface tolerance shall be available at all times during measurement. For transverse quality control testing and for longitudinal quality control testing forwearing course on bike paths, detour roads, parking lots, and shoulders, the contractor shallfurnish and use an approved 10-foot metal static straight-edge and electronic or static level. Thestraight-edge and level shall also be furnished for acceptance testing

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Product Codes: 91327, 91396, 91395

Agency Information

Issuing Agency: State of Louisiana - Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD)

State: Louisiana

Agency Type: State and Local

Contact: Alfonzo Simon

Phone: 225-379-1111

Fax: 225-379-1857




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