2014 English Special Specifications to Items 5000 - 5999 Incidental Construction/Miscellaneous (All)


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SS5152  PDF  RTF  Patching Milled Concrete Rumble Strips - For project 0008-03-094 in Parker, Tarrant Counties. This Special Specification governs the patching milled concrete rumble strips. It includes cleaning, priming, and patching the milled groove for rumble strips on concrete pavement. It includes furnishing the patching materials. One-Time Use.
SS5151  PDF  RTF  Railroad Track Construction - For project 0094-01-032 in Tarrant County. Furnish all materials, equipment, labor, and allowances necessary for track construction as shown on plans, in accordance with Union Pacific Railroad (UPRR) Special Conditions, and this Specification. One-Time Use.
SS5150  PDF  RTF  Precast Concrete Wheel Stops - For project 0901-19-176 in Grayson County. Furnish, install, move, and remove precast concrete wheel stops as shown on the plans, as provided for in the Specifications for this project, or as directed. One-Time Use.
SS5149  PDF  RTF  Precast Concrete Wheel Stops - For project 0910-16-168 in Smith County. Remove and stockpile existing concrete wheel stops. Furnish and install precast concrete wheel stops. One-Time Use.
SS5148  PDF  RTF  Riprap Canal Liner - For project 1064-01-032 in Hidalgo County. Furnish and place riprap canal liner in United Irrigation District (UID) facility. One-Time Use.
SS5147  PDF  RTF  Precast Concrete Wheel Stops - For project 0903-06-022 in Clay County. Furnish, install, and move precast concrete wheel stops as shown on the plans, as provided for in the specifications for this project, or as directed. One-Time Use.
SS5146  PDF  RTF  Bicycle Ramps - For project 0016-01-133 in Travis County. Construct hydraulic cement concrete bicycle ramps. One-Time Use.
SS5145  PDF  RTF  Gate (Install) - For project 1064-01-032 in Hidalgo County. Gate installation is project specific with five different gates proposed on the project. One-Time Use.
SS5144  PDF  RTF  Settlement Gauge with Plates - For project 0102-04-097 in Kleberg County. Install, maintain, and monitor settlement monitoring gauges as indicated for the purpose of obtaining embankment settlement data during and following placement of embankment construction. One-Time Use.
SS5143  PDF  RTF  Settlement Monitoring Points - For project 0102-04-097 in Kleberg County. Install, maintain, and monitor settlement monitoring points as indicated for the purpose of obtaining embankment and wall settlement data during and following placement of embankment and wall construction. One-Time Use.
SS5142  PDF  RTF  Commissioning of Fire Standpipe System - For project 0196-07-034 in Dallas County. Test and commission the Fire Standpipe System. Test and commission the air compressor systems and associated equipment. One-Time Use.
SS5141  PDF  RTF  Identification for Fire Standpipe Systems and Equipment - For project 0196-07-034 in Dallas County. Furnish and install identification for fire standpipe systems and equipment. One-Time Use.
SS5140  PDF  RTF  Fire Extinguishers - For project 0196-07-034 in Dallas County. Furnish and install portable, hand-carried fire extinguishers and mounting brackets for fire extinguishers. One-Time Use.
SS5139  PDF  RTF  Compressed Air System - For project 0196-07-034 in Dallas County. Provide installation of the compressed air system as indicated on the plans. One-Time Use.
SS5138  PDF  RTF  Valves and Actuators for Fire Standpipe Systems - For project 0196-07-034 in Dallas County. Furnish and install valves and actuators for fire standpipe systems. One-Time Use.
SS5137  PDF  RTF  Fireproofing - For project 0196-07-034 in Dallas County. Furnish and install fireproofing as shown on the plans or as directed. One-Time Use.
SS5136  PDF  RTF  Fire-Protection Cabinets - For project 0196-07-034 in Dallas County. Furnish and install fire-protection cabinets to house the tunnel fire hose valves. One-Time Use.
SS5135  PDF  RTF  Fire Standpipe Systems - For project 0196-07-034 in Dallas County. Furnish, install and test the fire standpipe system, to include pipes, fittings, and specialties, fire-protection specialty valves, and fire hose connections. One-Time Use.
SS5134  PDF  RTF  Common Work Results for Fire Suppression - For project 0196-07-034 in Dallas County. Construction, installation, connection, testing, and operation the fire suppression work for this project. One-Time Use.
SS5133  PDF  RTF  Hangers and Supports for Fire Standpipe Systems - For project 0196-07-034 in Dallas County. Furnish and install custom fabricated metal supports; metal pipe hangers, supports, and accessories; metal framing systems; fastener systems; and equipment supports. One-Time Use.
SS5132  PDF  RTF  Lead Containing Coating Management - For project 0009-12-219, 0195-02-076, 0353-02-037, 0903-15-105 in Cooke, Denton, Rockwall Counties. Implement worker protections or engineering and work practice controls as needed to minimize worker risk of lead exposure when torch-cutting, heating, welding, or grinding metal components with lead-containing coatings. One-Time Use.
SS5131  PDF  RTF  Bollards - For project 0196-07-034 in Dallas County. Similar to 5112. Removed references to Removable Bollards. One-Time Use.
SS5130  PDF  RTF  Adjust Fire Hydrant - For project 0921-06-311 in Cameron County. Removing the ''City of Houston 02520-01 Fire Hydrant Detail'' from existing SS 5106 and replacing with ''Fire Hydrant Detail in Construction Plan Set'' throughout the proposed OTU Special Specification. One-Time Use.
SS5129  PDF  RTF  Floating Turbidity Barrier - Furnish, install, maintain, and remove floating turbidity barrier (FTB) to minimize transport and accomplish the isolation of disturbed materials resulting from construction operations. Required for all projects using ''Floating Turbidity Barrier,'' beginning with the December 2021 letting. Replaces SS5048 . Statewide Use.
SS5128  PDF  RTF  Bat House - Furnish and install Bat Houses to provide for safe, non-toxic roost and nursery colony habitat for bats. Replaces SS5017 . Statewide Use.
SS5127  PDF  RTF  Bat Exclusion System - Furnish, install, maintain, and replace Bat Exclusion Systems (BES) onto structures including bridges and culverts to prevent the roosting or return of roosting bats. Statewide Use.
SS5126  PDF  RTF  Natural Stone Veneer - For project 0530-01-007 in Bastrop County. Revised SS5049 to meet requirements of natural stone found within Bastrop County. One-Time Use.
SS5125  PDF  RTF  Pedestrian Barrier - For project 0015-10-062, 0015-10-071, 0015-10-072, 0015-13-077, 0521-04-294 in Bexar, Travis Counties. Updated to clarify the intent of the Materials to be furnished, Construction of the Pedestrian Barrier,and Measurement and Payment articles to include Furnish and Install, Designated Source, and Remove and Stockpile provisions. One-Time Use.
SS5124  PDF  RTF  Settlement Gauge - For project 0074-05-098, 0200-16-020 in Jefferson, San Patricio Counties. Install, maintain, monitor, and abandon Settlement Gauges. One-Time Use.
SS5122  PDF  RTF  Water Quality Sand Filtration Pond - For project 2690-01-037 in Williamson County. Furnish, construct, and install proposed water quality and detention pond in conformance with Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ), including the removal and disposal of accumulated sediment from water quality pond associated with the project. One-Time Use.
SS5121  PDF  RTF  Historical Marker Relocation - For project 0113-02-062, 0188-05-027 in Brazoria, Gillespie Counties. Alters uses existing SS5108 with changes in language and wording to make the SS more generic. One-Time Use.
SS5120  PDF  RTF  State Park Infrastructure - For project 0902-39-040 in Palo Pinto County. Furnish all materials, equipment, labor allowances, and incidentals necessary for the construction of all the infrastructure at the State Park. One-Time Use.
SS5119  PDF  RTF  Stone Masonry Repair - For project 0914-26-009 in Mason County. Similar to SS 5009. This will govern for the construction and repair work of stone masonry wall and column composed of approved stone and lime-cement mortar on a concrete footing. One-Time Use.
SS5118  PDF  RTF  Porous Concrete Sidewalks - For project 2452-02-083 in Bexar County. Construct porous concrete in accordance with the details shown on the plans and the manufacturer's recommendations. One-Time Use.
SS5117  PDF  RTF  Pedestrian Barrier - For project 0912-72-610 in Harris County. Furnish, install, remove, or maintain pedestrian barrier mounted on concrete traffic barrier in accordance with the plans or as directed. One-Time Use.
SS5116  PDF  RTF  Amphibian and Reptile Exclusion Fence - Furnish, install, maintain, replace and remove Amphibian and Reptile Exclusion Fence (AREF) to prevent harm to state and federally listed threatened and endangered species during construction activities. Statewide Use.
SS5115  PDF  RTF  Lead Paint Abatement - For project 0195-01-119 in Cooke County. Abate and remove Lead containing paint before cutting any structure, as indicated on the plans. Abatement operations are to follow all Local, State, and Federal Regulations. One-Time Use.
SS5114  PDF  RTF  Sidewalk Construction Next to Historic Resource - For project 0026-02-037, 0087-06-031, 0179-10-109, 0617-01-205 in Calhoun, Fayette, Lavaca, Nueces, San Patricio Counties. This Item will govern for the removal, reconstruction, installation, or repair of sidewalk directly adjacent to any historic resource. One-Time Use.
SS5113  PDF  RTF  Wrought Iron Fence - For project 0271-07-329, 0902-90-036 in Harris, Tarrant Counties. Furnish and install wrought iron fence at locations shown on the plans and as directed. One-Time Use.
SS5112  PDF  RTF  Bollards - For project 0047-07-228 in Dallas County. Furnish and install bollards as shown on the plans. One-Time Use.
SS5111  PDF  RTF  Install Salvaged Fence - For project 0353-03-100, 0905-00-110, 2452-02-083 in Bexar, Lubbock, Tarrant Counties. Install cable wire fence, previously salvaged and stockpiled on project site, at the locations shown on the plans. One-Time Use.
SS5110  PDF  RTF  Pedestrian Cable Railing with Mesh Infill - For project 0047-07-228 in Dallas County. Fabricate, furnish, and install the pedestrian railing system at locations shown on the Contract Plans, in accordance with the details shown on the plans, and as specified in these specifications. One-Time Use.
SS5109  PDF  RTF  Water Valve Adjustments  - For project 0037-08-042, 0169-02-068 in Dimmit, Potter Counties. Furnish all labor, equipment, and materials for the adjustment of waterline valve covers and valve stacks as shown in the plans. One-Time Use.
SS5108  PDF  RTF  Historical Marker Relocation - For project 0291-06-053 in Bandera County. Remove and relocate existing Historical Marker at locations shown on the plans. One-Time Use.
SS5107  PDF  RTF  Steel Fence - For project 0195-01-119, 0681-01-023, 0920-39-026 in Chambers, Cooke, Wichita Counties. Furnish, install, remove or relocate, if approved, steel fence in accordance with the plans. One-Time Use.
SS5106  PDF  RTF  Adjust Fire Hydrant - For project 1258-04-065 in Harris County. Adjust fire hydrants to grade in accordance with the City of Houston 02520-01 Fire Hydrant Detail. One-Time Use.
SS5105  PDF  RTF  Precast Concrete Fence Installation - For project 0090-05-100 in Potter County. Install precast concrete fence at locations. One-Time Use.
SS5104  PDF  RTF  Ballasted Track Construction - For project 0081-03-048 in Denton County. The construction of ballasted track on constructed trackbed. One-Time Use.
SS5103  PDF  RTF  Reinforced Grass Paving - For project 0912-73-183 in Galveston County. Furnish and place Reinforced Grass Paving Mats. One-Time Use.
SS5102  PDF  RTF  Pedestrian Shelter and Canopy - For project 0016-05-119 in Comal County. Furnish, construct and install pedestrian shelter and canopy. One-Time Use.
SS5101  PDF  RTF  Glass and Ceramic and Natural Stone Tile - For project 0186-04-032 in Burleson County. Furnish and install glass tile, ceramic tile, or natural stone tile. One-Time Use.
SS5100  PDF  RTF  Floating Turbidity Barrier - For project 0697-02-039 in Henderson County. Furnish, install, maintain and remove floating turbidity barrier (FTB) to minimize transport and accomplish the isolation of disturbed materials as a result of construction operations. One-Time Use.
SS5099  PDF  RTF  Remove, Clean, Palletize, Store, and Relay Street Brick - For project 0079-04-049, 0128-04-038, 0343-04-044, 0712-01-041 in Erath, Johnson, McCulloch Counties. Removal, cleaning, palletizing, storing and relaying of street brick. One-Time Use.
SS5098  PDF  RTF  Wooden Bollards - For project 0585-01-016, 0625-01-001, 6329-98-001 in Aransas, Hardin, Limestone Counties. Furnish and install wooden bollards. One-Time Use.
SS5097  PDF  RTF  Bird Exclusion Methods - For project 0167-01-113 in El Paso County. Furnish, install, maintain, and remove bird exclusion netting devices on bridges. One-Time Use.
SS5096  PDF  RTF  Tree Grate - For project 0072-14-030, 0124-03-062 in Kendall, Wilbarger Counties. Furnish and install tree grates. One-Time Use.
SS5095  PDF  RTF  Safety Rest Area Renovation - For project 0367-06-064, 6334-99-001, 6335-00-001 in Concho, Galveston, Knox Counties. Demolition of Existing Safety Rest Area and Construction of New Safety Rest Area Building One-Time Use.
SS5094  PDF  RTF  Aesthetic Fence - Furnish and install Aesthetic Fence as shown in the plans, as detailed in the special specifications and as directed. Districtwide Use. El Paso District.
SS5093  PDF  RTF  Stone Masonry (Rock Wall) - For project 2590-01-020 in Nacogdoches County. 1.1. This Item will govern for the construction and repair work of stone masonry wall composed of approved stone and lime-cement mortar on a concrete footing. One-Time Use.
SS5092  PDF  RTF  Filling Milled Asphalt Rumble Strips - For project 0053-07-040, 0079-01-038, 0158-01-081, 0255-01-084, 0264-04-052, 0463-04-026, 0463-06-028, 2296-02-026, 6351-61-001 in Brown, Coke, Glasscock, Jim Wells, Midland, Milam, Runnels, Scurry, Winkler Counties. Fill milled shoulder and centerline rumble strips in asphalt concrete pavements to provide a smooth, stable surface with the line and grade conforming to the adjacent pavement. One-Time Use.
SS5091  PDF  RTF  Ballasted Track Construction - For project 0081-04-025 in Denton County. This Item shall govern for the construction of ballasted track on constructed trackbed. One-Time Use.
SS5090  PDF  RTF  Railroad Handrail with Fence - For project 0081-04-025 in Denton County. Furnish and install railroad handrail with fence as shown in the plans. One-Time Use.
SS5089  PDF  RTF  Fixed Decorative Bollards - For project 0389-05-116 in Harris County. Furnish and install bollards as shown on the plans. One-Time Use.
SS5088  PDF  RTF  Bird Exclusion Methods - For project 0691-01-035, 0907-14-009, 0989-02-054, 6335-24-001 in Coke, Karnes, Nueces, Presidio Counties. Provides for furnishing, installing, maintaining, and removing bird exclusion netting devices in culverts or on bridges. Approved for CSJ: 6335-24-001, 0957-09-018, 0907-14-009 One-Time Use.
SS5087  PDF  RTF  BIRD DETERRENT - For project 0271-15-097, 6327-42-001 in Harris County. Furnish and install bird spikes and coils on bridges for restricting bird nesting. One-Time Use.
SS5086  PDF  RTF  Pre-Engineered Metal Building/ Canopy - For project 0535-02-048 in Guadalupe County. Pre-engineered metal building, complete with primary and secondary roof framing, rigid frame with straight columns, bracing, anchor bolts, metal panel roofing, siding, and metal soffit panels. One-Time Use.
SS5085  PDF  RTF  Removing Shoulder Texturing - For project 0142-14-061 in Kerr County. Remove shoulder texturing to provide a smooth surface with the line and grade conforming to the adjacent pavement surface. One-Time Use.
SS5084  PDF  RTF  Bollards - For project 0001-01-062, 0374-02-097, 0535-02-048, 0907-24-054, 0914-04-309 in El Paso, Guadalupe, Tom Green, Travis Counties. Furnish, install, remove and replace bollards as shown on the plans. One-Time Use.
SS5080  PDF  RTF  Vertical Barrier Gate - For project 0271-17-163 in Harris County. Furnish and install vertical barrier gates in designated field locations One-Time Use.
SS5079  PDF  RTF  Stone Masonry Columns - For project 0044-07-070 in Cooke County. Provides for the construction of stone masonry columns consisting of approved stone, laid in lime-cement mortar. One-Time Use.
SS5076  PDF  RTF  Install Wrought Iron Fence - For project 0912-71-799, 0920-39-026 in Chambers, Harris Counties. Furnish and install wrought iron fence at locations shown on the plans and as directed. One-Time Use.
SS5074  PDF  RTF  Precast Concrete Wheel Stops - For project 0127-02-142 in Eastland County. Furnish, install, move, and remove precast concrete wheel stops as shown on the plans, as provided for in the specifications for this project, or as directed. One-Time Use.
SS5073  PDF  RTF  Precast Concrete Wheel Stops - For project 0625-01-001, 0911-40-029, 0914-00-419, 0919-03-053, 2371-01-012 in Harrison, Limestone, Travis, Trinity, Ward Counties. Provides for furnishing, installing, moving, and removing precast concrete wheel stops. One-Time Use.
SS5072  PDF  RTF  Precast Concrete Wheel Stops - For project 0918-47-096, 0918-47-118, 2371-01-012 in Dallas, Ward Counties. Remove and reset existing precast concrete wheel stops. One-Time Use.
SS5071  PDF  RTF  Remove and Replace Wood Fence - For project 0920-39-026, 2374-01-180 in Chambers, Dallas Counties. Provides for the removal and replacement of wood fence supported by posts at locations shown on the plans or as designated by the Engineer. One-Time Use. One-Time Use.
SS5070  PDF  RTF  Steel Fence - For project 0258-04-035, 0271-07-329, 0681-01-023, 0768-01-057, 0902-38-120, 0908-19-025, 0909-22-180, 0910-12-134, 0910-12-138, 0910-16-147, 2374-01-180, 2452-03-112 in Bexar, Bosque, Dallas, Harris, Hunt, McLennan, Parker, Scurry, Smith, Van Zandt, Wichita Counties. Remove and relocate existing steel fence in accordance with the plans. One-Time Use. One-Time Use.
SS5069  PDF  RTF  Steel Grate Sidewalk Crossing - For project 0094-02-121 in Tarrant County. Construct steel grate sidewalk crossing in accordance with the details shown in the plans. One-Time Use.
SS5068  PDF  RTF  Check Valve - For project 2374-04-049, 2374-04-076 in Dallas County. This specification is needed to furnish and install a check valve at the downstream end of an RCP pipe for backflow prevention as part of this project. One-Time Use.
SS5067  PDF  RTF  Precast Concrete Wheel Stops - For project 0374-02-097, 6315-91-001 in El Paso County. Furnish, install, move, and remove precast concrete wheel stops as shown on the plans, as provided for in the specifications for this project, or as directed. One-Time Use.
SS5066  PDF  RTF  Railroad Track Construction - For project 8170-12-001 in Harris County. Furnish all materials, equipment, labor and allowances and incidentals necessary for the track construction. One-Time Use.
SS5065  PDF  RTF  Concrete Scupper - For project 0094-02-121, 0581-01-156, 0581-01-159 in Dallas, Tarrant Counties. Construct concrete scupper in accordance with the details shown in the plans. One-Time Use.
SS5064  PDF  RTF  Adjust Fire Hydrant - For project 0094-02-121 in Tarrant County. Adjust fire hydrant to grade in accordance with the North Central Texas Council of Government (N.C.T.C.O.G.) standard Fire Hydrant Installation detail found in the plans. One-Time Use.
SS5063  PDF  RTF  Relocate Bus Stop Shelters - For project 0271-17-161 in Harris County. Proposed change is to add a relocate to storage of the shelters and reset at a later date. One-Time Use.
SS5062  PDF  RTF  Patching Milled Concrete Rumble Strips - For project 0047-01-063, 0047-18-075, 0066-04-079, 0066-05-065, 0135-10-050, 0196-02-132, 0259-06-011, 0261-02-074 in Dallas, Denton, Grayson, Johnson, Moore Counties. Specification for patching milled concrete rumble strips. One-Time Use.
SS5061  PDF  RTF  Mobile Water Storage Tank - For project 1477-01-040 in Bexar County. Specification for mobile water storage tank. One-Time Use.
SS5060  PDF  RTF  Portable Storage Tank and Pump - For project 0016-03-114, 1477-01-040 in Bexar, Hays Counties. Specification for portable storage tank and pump. One-Time Use.
SS5059  PDF  RTF  Waste Management and Stormwater Pollution Prevention - For project 1477-01-040 in Bexar County. Establishes procedures for waste management and stormwater pollution prevention. One-Time Use.
SS5058  PDF  RTF  Metal Bench & Shelter - For project 6287-23-001 in Cameron County. 100% metal bench and metal shelter. One-Time Use.
SS5057  PDF  RTF  Precast Concrete Wheel Stops - For project 0370-05-052, 0904-02-047, 0907-00-193, 0907-20-005, 3422-01-011 in Fort Bend, Kimble, Potter, Tom Green, Victoria Counties. Furnish, install, move, and remove precast concrete wheel stops as shown on the plans, as provided for in the specifications for this project, or as directed. One-Time Use.
SS5056  PDF  RTF  Impermeable Liner - For project 0016-03-114, 0253-04-146, 0910-12-066 in Bexar, Hays, Van Zandt Counties. Furnish and install impermeable geomembrane liner. One-Time Use.
SS5055  PDF  RTF  Extended Detention PVC Outlet Riser - For project 0015-01-243, 0253-04-146 in Bexar, McLennan Counties. Provides for the furnishing and installation of an extended detention basin PVC outlet riser and trash rack assembly. One-Time Use.
SS5054  PDF  RTF  Remove and Reset Existing Precast Concrete Wheel Stops - For project 0331-04-067 in Cameron County. Provides for the removal and resetting of existing precast concrete wheel stops. One-Time Use.
SS5053  PDF  RTF  Treated Timber Bike Rack - For project 0331-04-067 in Cameron County. Provides for the installation of bike racks. One-Time Use.
SS5052  PDF  RTF  Barrier Gates - For project 0007-06-084, 0015-10-062, 0074-05-098, 0167-01-113, 0271-17-161, 1047-02-050, 2552-05-002 in Dallas, Denton, Eastland, El Paso, Harris, San Patricio, Travis Counties. Provides for furnishing and installing barrier gates. One-Time Use.
SS5051  PDF  RTF  Glass and Ceramic Tile - For project 0116-03-060 in Burleson County. Furnish and install glass tile, ceramic tile or both. One-Time Use.
SS5050  PDF  RTF  Stone Masonry (Facade Masonry)  - For project 0072-14-030, 0116-03-060 in Burleson, Kendall Counties. Provides for the construction of stone and brick masonry walls composed of approved stone or brick and lime-cement mortar. One-Time Use.
SS5049  PDF  RTF  Natural Stone Veneer - For project 0506-01-105 in Brazos County. Provides for furnishing and constructing natural stone veneer for aesthetic columns and abutment wingwalls of bridge structure. One-Time Use.
SS5048  PDF  RTF  Floating Turbidity Barrier - VOID - DO NOT USE. Provides for furnishing, installing, maintaining and removing of floating turbidity barrier (FTB). Also approved for: 0245-02-031, 0592-02-015, 0697-02039, 167302017, 226302095, 03732001,058501016,091638014,018004130, 114002038, 081701024, 054903024, 1022-01-034 and 0691-01-040 Replaced by SS5129 . Districtwide Use. Tyler District.
SS5047  PDF  RTF  Raised Traffic Separator Curb Guidance System Repair - For project 0015-10-062, 0015-13-077, 0259-05-080, 6299-44-001, 6299-93-001, 6301-90-001, 6302-06-001, 6311-42-001, 6311-43-001, 6324-43-001, 6372-50-001, 6372-51-001, 6372-52-001, 6395-40-001, 6411-85-001, 6411-87-001 in Bexar, Comal, Dallas, Guadalupe, Johnson, Travis Counties. Provides for removing and replacing raised traffic separator curb guidance systems, curb, vision strip, curb transition end sections, and delineator posts/assemblies. One-Time Use.
SS5046  PDF  RTF  Litter Receptacle - For project 0902-49-068 in Erath County. Provides for furnishing the materials, equipment, labor and incidentals for installing metal litter receptacles. One-Time Use.

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