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PROJECT QUESTION: Looking at the standard plans and the bid tabs for both Portland and Cedar with respect to the Bid item Select Granular Mod 10%, the quantity appears for the roadway core. Is there incidental Select Granular Mod 10% required for backfill of bridge abutments per standard plan 5-297.233 (bridge abutment approach treatment) for (Cedar, Portland, or both) or would the abutments be backfilled with previous excavated material.

Q: Looking at the standard plans and the bid tabs for both Portland and Cedar with respect to the Bid item Select Granular Mod 10%, the quantity appears for the roadway core. Is there incidental Select Granular Mod 10% required for backfill of bridge abutments per standard plan 5-297.233 (bridge abutment approach treatment) for (Cedar, Portland, or both) or would the abutments be backfilled with previous excavated material.

A: Quantity for item 2106.522 SELECT GRANULAR EMBANKMENT MOD 10% (CV) shown in the Statement of Estimated quantities in the Portland and Cedar Avenue plan sets includes roadway core material only. Contractor shall be responsible to provide all material required for the project. Unit cost should account for any other material required and not quantified.