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TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS
TABLE OF CONTENTS

DIVISION 1 - GENERAL REQUIREMENTS NO. OF PAGES


Section 01000 - General Instructions ...............................................................................................5
Section 01015 - Contractor's Use of the Site ...................................................................................1
Section 01020 - Quality Control ......................................................................................................2
Section 01040 - Coordination ..........................................................................................................1
Section 01050 - Construction Surveying .........................................................................................2
Section 01060 - Regulatory Requirements ......................................................................................3
Section 01070 - Abbreviations.........................................................................................................3
Section 01200 - Project Meetings ...................................................................................................1
Section 01300 - Submittals ..............................................................................................................1
Section 01310 - Construction Schedule ...........................................................................................1
Section 01500 - Temporary Facilities ..............................................................................................8
Section 01545 - Project Safety Requirements..................................................................................4
Section 01550 - Temporary Fencing ................................................................................................3
Section 01560 - Environmental Protection ......................................................................................2
Section 01600 - Materials and Installation ......................................................................................2
Section 01700 - Contract Closeout ..................................................................................................3
Section 01720 - Drawings of Record ...............................................................................................1

DIVISION 2 – SITE WORK NO. OF PAGES


Site Work .......................................................................................................................................10

DRAWING LIST

Legacy Trail Connections – (CAP 1317)


C-1 Surfaceworks 1
C-2 Surfaceworks 2
C-3 Surfaceworks 3 Canmore Nordic Centre Extension
C-4 Surfaceworks 4 Canmore Nordic Centre Extension
C-5 Profile STA 0+000 to STA 0+267
C-6 Penstock No. 1 - Profile STA 0+000 to STA 0+59.658
C-7 Penstock No. 1 - Profile STA 0+000 to STA 0+60.00
C-8 Penstock No. 2 - Profile STA 0+000 to STA 0+66.245
C-9 Penstock No. 2 - Profile STA 0+000 to STA 0+60.00
C-10 Site Drainage Plan
C-11 Details
DIVISION 1

GENERAL REQUIREMENTS
Section 01000
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GENERAL INSTRUCTIONS

PART 1.0 - GENERAL

.1 Description

.1 The work, unless specifically stated otherwise, shall include the furnishing of all
materials, products, plants, labour, equipment and transportation necessary to
complete the work. The intent is that the Contractor provides a complete job.

.2 The work shall not be deemed complete until all components are placed in
operation by the Contractor, and are operating satisfactorily.

.3 Any minor item of the work not called for in the specifications or shown on the
drawings but clearly required to meet the intent of design and normally provided
for the proper operation of the work shall be provided as if specifically called for
in the contract documents.

.4 The complete work under this contract shall be governed by the dictates of good
practice in all details, materials and workmanship even if not minutely specified.
The components of the work shall be properly coordinated to provide a complete
system.

.2 Subsurface Conditions

.1 No geotechnical investigation was completed.

.2 The Contractor shall also observe the requirements the Subsurface Conditions
clause contained in Clause 4 (Site Inspection during Tendering) contained in this
Section.

.3 Existing Surface Conditions

.1 The Contractor shall examine the site of the proposed work, prior to submitting
a tender, and ascertain that the location, size and depth of surface structures,
including roadway and concrete structures, landscaping and utilities, as shown on
the drawings and described in these documents, represent the actual conditions.

.2 The Contractor shall report immediately any discrepancies between the details
shown on the drawings and the actual field conditions or any omissions to the
drawings and/or other documents to the Engineer.
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.4 Site Inspection During Tendering

.1 Inspection

.1 The Contractor shall inspect the site and note all existing conditions.

.2 Make note of the arrangements needed for access during construction,


traffic control, maintenance of supplies and interference with existing
utilities.

.3 Carry out subsurface investigation if deemed necessary by the


Contractor and acceptable to the Owner.

.2 Drawings and Documents

.1 Obtain clarification from the Engineer when the meaning of the drawings
and the documents is in doubt, prior to submitting the tender.

.2 After submission of the tender, no claim will be considered on the


grounds that there was any misunderstanding with respect to the
conditions imposed by the contract documents.

.3 Verbal conversation or agreement made at any time with the officer,


agency or employee of the Owner or the Engineer shall not affect or
modify any of the terms or obligations under the contract.

.5 Documents Required

.1 Maintain at the job site at least one copy of each of the following to be available
at all times to the Engineer and his representatives:
- Contract Drawings
- Specifications
- Addenda
- Change Orders
- Reviewed Shop Drawings
- Modifications to the Contract
- Field Test Reports
- Construction Schedule
- Record Drawings (red lines)
- Manufacturer's Installation and Application Instructions
- Occupational Health and Safety Regulations;
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and have readily available the Standard Specifications.

.6 Direction of the Work

.1 The Engineer will not be responsible for the Contractor's means, methods,
techniques, sequences or procedures of construction, or for the supervision of the
Contractor's performance of this contract, or for the Contractor's failure to
perform the work in accordance with the contract. However, if at any time the
Engineer is of the opinion that the number of workmen, pieces of equipment or
quality of machinery, tools, plant and equipment or articles are insufficient to
meet the schedule, he may so advise the Contractor. The Contractor shall
promptly make the necessary changes to ensure that the schedule is adhered to.

.2 Pursuant to the provisions of the General Conditions of the contract, while it is


intended that the Contractor shall be allowed in general to carry out the contract
in such a manner that may appear to him to be the most desirable, the Engineer
at his discretion may direct the order in which and points at which the work shall
be undertaken. This control shall be exercised in the interest of the Owner and it
is intended that an agreement be reached between all parties prior to the
commencement of the contract.

.7 Standard Specifications

.1 Wherever standard specifications (i.e., CSA, ASTM and such), are referred to in
these contract documents the current edition at the date of closing of tenders shall
apply.

.2 Where there is a clear conflict between the Standard Specifications and the
contract documents, the contract documents shall apply.

.3 Where there is a ambiguity between the Standard Specifications, the Town of


Canmore “Engineering Design Guidelines and Construction and Landscape
Standards” and any term of these contract documents, the Engineer shall, in the
first instance, give an interpretation of the intent of the contract.

.8 Security

.1 The Owner will not be responsible for any loss or damage to property of the
Contractor. The Contractor shall furnish any additional surveillance, fencing
and signs as he deems necessary.
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.9 Excavation and Road Use Permit

.1 A street use permit must be obtained for all work and/or construction blockages
within any municipal street, or lane right of way. Street use permits are available
from the Town of Canmore Streets and Roads Department.

.2 An excavation permit must be obtained prior to excavating within the Town’s


streets, roads, rights-of-way, easements, reserves and public lands. Excavation
permits are available from the Town of Canmore Engineering Department.

.3 Town will waive fees normally charged for the Excavation and Street Use
Permits for this project; however the Contractor must still make applications for
these permits.

.10 Permission to Use Water for Construction

.1 No Town of Canmore hydrant shall be used as a water source without a valid


permit. Water hauling permits from designated Town hydrants may be obtained
from EPCOR Water Services. Contact phone number (403) 609-4789.

.2 A meter must be obtained from EPCOR Water Services prior to the use of a
hydrant. The user shall follow the rules of use as established by EPCOR Water
Services, including payment of deposits and water usage charges.

.3 Prior to each hydrant usage, the user must contact the Manager of Emergency
Services, at (403) 678-6199.

.11 Relevant Standards

.1 Work shall be performed in accordance with the Town of Canmore's current


standards for “Engineering Design Guidelines and Construction and Landscape
Standards," where applicable.
.2 The Town of Canmore has adopted the latest editions of the City of Calgary
Standards Specifications for Roads, Sewer & Waterworks Construction as well as
the City of Calgary Policy and Specification Manual for Pre-Installed Street
Crossing Ducts.
.3 Where the above standards are not applicable, the Alberta Transportation
Standards are to be used. This includes all work occurring on Alberta
Transportation Right of Way.

.4 The Town of Canmore Engineering & Design Guidelines shall always take
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precedence over the above noted documents in the event of any conflict. Any
reference to the City shall be taken to mean the Town of Canmore. Any reference
to the City of Calgary, City of Calgary Engineer, Office of the Environment,
Materials & Research and Roads/Sewer/Waterworks Divisions shall be taken to
mean the Town of Canmore’s Engineering Department. Any reference to
Parks/Recreation shall be taken to mean the Town of Canmore’s Parks
Department.

.5 The Town of Canmore’s Engineering & Design Guidelines as well as the City of
Calgary Standard Specifications shall form part of this Contract Documents for
the installation of all new infrastructure and for maintenance work on all existing
infrastructure within the Town of Canmore.

.13 Access and Notification of Businesses and Residents

.1 The Contractor shall maintain/provide access to all commercial property


adjacent to the work at all times.

.2 The Contractor will notify, in writing, every business whose lot is fronting,
backing or immediately adjacent to the construction site at least five (5) days in
advance of commencing construction of the project and at least twenty four (24)
in advance of any road closures. Notices will be prepared by the Town of
Canmore, printed on the Town’s letterhead and will be distributed by the
Contractor. Notices will include a description of the work and how this will
affect the business. The Contractor shall provide in a timely manner all details
required for the Town to prepare accurate notices including a description of the
work and how this will affect the business, the proposed construction schedule
which shall give approximate dates of construction in affected areas and indicate
the Contractor’s and Owner’s contact information and telephone phone, as well
as a telephone number, which residents can call for 24-hour emergency service.
The notice shall also include a contact person for reporting damage to personal
property and if required, alternative parking, access, garbage disposal and
temporary water systems. A notice which warns parents of the dangers that exist
on construction sites should be included in a notice delivered to every household
in the vicinity of construction.

END OF SECTION
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CONTRACTORS USE OF SITE
PART 1.0 - GENERAL

.1 The Construction Site

.1 The Owner will provide the land upon which the work is to be constructed.

.2 Contractor's Use of the Site

.1 Use of the site is restricted to those areas approved by the Engineer.

.2 The Contractor shall have use of the site, provided that the Contractor shall
permit access to the Owner, the Engineer and other Contractors on the site for
purposes of inspections, reviews, tests and carrying out work related to the work.

.3 Contractor's use of the site for storage and for executing the work is subject to the
approval of the Owner.

.4 The Contractor shall not unreasonably encumber the site with material or
equipment.

.5 The Contractor shall obtain and pay for the use of additional storage or work areas
needed for operations.

.6 The Contractor shall maintain/provide access to all residential and commercial


property adjacent to the work at all times, and shall confine activities relevant to the
work to areas within the designated working area. No fires are permitted on the site.

.7 The Contractor shall conduct construction operations with minimum interference


to adjacent roadways, sidewalks and access facilities in general, and shall keep such
areas free from materials, debris and equipment at all times.

END OF SECTION
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QUALITY CONTROL

PART 1.0 - GENERAL

.1 Requirements Included

.1 Inspection and testing, administrative, and enforcement requirements.

.2 Tests and mix designs.

.2 Related Requirements Specified Elsewhere

.1 Particular requirements for inspection and testing to be carried out as designated


by the Engineer are specified under various sections.

.2 Section 01300 - Submittals.

.3 Section 01600 - Material and Installation.

.4 Alberta Environment Standards.

.3 Appointment and Payment

.1 The Owner shall retain the services of an independent testing agency.

.2 The Owner will pay for such services of testing laboratory except for the
following:

.1 Inspection and testing required by laws, ordinances, rules, regulations or


orders of public authorities.

.2 Inspection and testing performed exclusively for the Contractor's


convenience.

.3 Mill testing and certificates of compliance.

.4 Tests specified in the contract document to be carried out by the


Contractor under the supervision of Engineer.

.3 There shall be no additional payment for any of the items in this section as noted.
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.4 Retesting

.1 When tests on products, materials or completed work carried out by the


Contractor yield results not meeting the requirements of the contract documents,
the Contractor, in addition to carrying out remedial work or replacement of the
product or materials, shall provide for retesting of the remedied work and the
replacement product and materials. Retesting shall be at the Contractor's
expense.

.2 In every case where test results fail to meet the requirements of the contract
documents, the Contractor shall submit, within a practical and reasonable time,
results of a retest showing that the results are in accordance with the requirements
of the contract documents.

.3 A copy of all failed test results shall be included with their corresponding
successful test result.

.5 Contractor's Responsibilities

.1 Furnish labour and facilities to:

.1 Provide access to work to be inspected and tested.

.2 Facilitate inspections and tests.

.3 Make good work disturbed by inspection and test.

.4 Provide storage on site for laboratory's exclusive use to store equipment


and cure test samples.

.2 Notify Engineer sufficiently in advance of operations to allow for assignment of


laboratory personnel and scheduling of test.

.3 Where materials are specified to be tested, deliver representative samples in


required quantity to testing laboratory.

.4 Pay costs for uncovering and making good work that is covered before required
inspection or testing is completed and approved by the Engineer.

END OF SECTION
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COORDINATION

PART 1.0 - GENERAL

.1 Although the specifications set forth the work of various trades under separate
Divisions, it is not intended that the work of that trade is limited to or includes all
work set forth in that particular Division. The Contractor shall delegate the extent
of the work to be done by the various trades and shall coordinate execution of the
work by all trades.

.2 Although the specifications are separated into titled Divisions, neither the Engineer
nor the Owner will be an arbitrator to establish limits of any agreements between
the Contractor and his Subcontractors.

PART 2.0 - CUTTING AND PATCHING

.1 The Contractor shall do all cutting, fitting, or patching of the work that may be
required to make its several parts come together properly and fit it to receive or be
received by work of other Contractors shown in, or reasonably implied by, the
Contract Documents.

.2 Any cost caused by cutting and patching due to ill-timed work shall be borne by the
Contractor.

.3 The Contractor shall not endanger any existing property or portion of the work by
cutting, digging or any other method, and shall be responsible for any damages
caused by him.

.4 Where new work connects with existing work, and where existing work is altered,
cut and patch as required.

.5 Coordinate the work to minimize the amount of cutting and patching required.

.6 Do no cutting that may impair the strength of structures. Obtain the Engineer's
approval before cutting, boring or sleeving load-bearing members.

.7 Make cuts clean and smooth and make patches equivalent to new work.

.8 Provide openings, holes and sleeves as required for process mechanical, building
mechanical, electrical and all other components of the work. Provide openings in
pre-cast work and cast-in-place work.

.9 Drill or field cut smaller openings or holes and cast openings larger than 100 mm
diameter.

END OF SECTION
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CONSTRUCTION SURVEYING

PART 1.0 - GENERAL

.1 Reference Points and Layout

.1 The Contractor shall provide and pay for the services of a survey team under the
supervision of a qualified land surveyor.

.2 The Contractor shall provide detailed layout for trenching, water, sanitary,
storm, concrete, road work signalization, illumination, landscaping and all
appurtenances installation in accordance with the requirements of the applicable
specifications.

.3 The Contractor shall provide all necessary survey instruments, stakes, and other
material required to establish lines and levels and layout of the Work, by
instrumentation.

.4 The Contractor shall give 48 hours advance notice to the Engineer before the
respective construction starts. The Engineer's check on the Contractor's survey
work and grade sheets shall not relieve the Contractor responsibility.

.5 Existing base horizontal and vertical control points will be provided by the
Construction Surveyor based upon information from the Engineer.

.6 The Contractor shall locate, confirm and protect the control points, and legal
pins, or he shall be charged with the resulting expense and shall be responsible
for any mistakes that may be caused by their loss or disturbance.

.7 The Contractor shall not proceed with the work until he has received from the
Construction Surveyor such base horizontal and vertical control points and
instructions required for the execution of the work. See item 1.1.5 above.

.8 The Contractor shall, before commencing work at any point, satisfy himself and
to the meaning and correctness of all stakes and instructions. No Claims shall be
considered for any allowance based on alleged inaccuracies, failure to read
reference points correctly, or failure to interpret instruction correctly.

.9 If the Contractor, in the course of the work, finds any discrepancy between the
drawings and the physical conditions of the locality or any errors or omissions in
the drawings or in the layout as given by points and instructions, he shall inform
the Engineer immediately in writing, and the Engineer shall promptly verify the
same and issue appropriate instructions. Any work done after such discovery,
before further work is authorized, will be done at the Contractor's risk.
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.10 The Contractor shall be responsible for the correctness of the elevations and
dimensions from the references provided by the Engineer.

.11 The layout of the work shall be done in accordance with the approved work
schedule prepared by the Contractor, as updated from time to time.

END OF SECTION
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REGULATORY REQUIREMENTS

PART 1.0 - GENERAL

.1 Alberta Laws and Regulations

.1 The Laws and Regulations of the place where the work is performed shall govern.

.2 The standards of the work shall conform to or exceed the minimum standards of
the Canadian General Standards Board, the Canadian Standards Association and
the National Building Code of Canada.

.3 In the event of a dispute or misunderstanding between the Owner and the


Contractor in relation to the stipulations and provision of this contract, or to the
manner and performance of the whole or any part of the contract by either of the
parties, the matter shall be submitted to arbitration as provided for by the Alberta
Arbitration Act.

.4 The Contractor shall ensure compliance on his part and on the part of all of his
Subcontractors with the Alberta Occupational Health and Safety Act and
regulations thereunder.

For purposes of this Contract, the Contractor shall be the principal Contractor
within the context of the Occupational Health and Safety Act and the regulations
thereunder.

.5 The attention of the Contractor is drawn to the requirements of the Alberta


Builders' Lien Act (1997) and regulations thereunder.

.6 In the case of a Contract, which falls under the requirements of the Public Works
Act, the Alberta Public Works Act shall apply.

.7 With respect to requirements for preserving historic resources, the Alberta


Historical Resources Act (124/79, 88/82) and regulations thereunder shall be
complied with.

Any item of suspected paleontological, historical or archaeological significance


shall remain the property of the Owner, shall be preserved and recovered within
the requirements of the Historical Resources Act. Notify the Engineer whenever
any item of paleontological, archaeological or historical value is discovered and
suspend operations on the work immediately until the Engineer issues
instructions and authorizes that the work may proceed.

The Owner may instruct the Engineer to issue a change order if, in the opinion
of the Engineer, the Contractor is unduly delayed or is required to perform extra
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work by reason of the discovery and preservation of any paleontological,


archaeological or historical resource. The Engineer will, in the first instance,
make a determination of the validity of a claim for delay and an estimate of the
time of delay, and of the validity of the Contractor's claim for additional
payment and an estimate of the amount of the additional payment.

.8 In carrying out the work, the Contractor shall conform to all other Alberta Laws
and Regulations thereunder, as though they had been specifically named.

.2 Burning

.1 Restrictions of federal, provincial and municipal authorities shall be complied


with, and permits shall be obtained by the Contractor.

.3 Regulations

.1 Codes, Standards and Regulations are specified in other sections of the


specifications, and the work shall be done in accordance with those Codes,
Standards and Regulations where applicable where specified Codes, Standards
and Regulations are not dated, conform to the latest issued of the specified
Codes, Standards and Regulations as amended and revised.

.4 Permits

.1 The Contractor shall obtain and pay for all permits, licenses, certificates and
governmental inspection required for the performance of the work.

.2 Road Rights of Way Usage Permit and/or Excavation Permit are required for all
work within the Town of Canmore’s streets, roads, right-of-ways, easements,
reserves and public lands. An application must be made in writing on the Town’s
application form by the Contractor. A location map or sketch of the proposed
installation is required for all installations.

.3 The Contractor is to comply with the Alberta Transportation Traffic


Accommodation Strategy Guidelines.

.4 Town will waive fees normally charged for the Excavation and Road Rights of
Way Usage Permits for this project.

.5 The Contractor shall apply for a Road Rights of Way Usage Permit for this
project.
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.5 Explosives and Blasting

.1 All drilling and blasting operations within the Town of Canmore must conform to
Town By-law 32-96, the provisions of the Explosives Act (Canada) and the
regulations made there under, and with the provisions of the Occupational Health
and Safety Act – General Safety Regulation 448/83. In the event of conflict
between any of these, the more stringent shall take precedence.

END OF SECTION
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ABBREVIATIONS

PART 1.0 - GENERAL

.1 Abbreviations - Specifications, Methods, Standards

.1 General

AASHTO American Association of State Highways and Transportation


Officials
ACI American Concrete Institute
AISC American Institute of Steel Construction
ASTM American Society for Testing and Materials
AWS American Welding Society
CAN National Standard of Canada
CCA Canadian Construction Association
CEC Canadian Electrical Code
CSA Canadian Standards Association
CWB Canadian Welding Bureau
ISO International Organization for Standardization
SSPC Steel Structures Painting Council
NBC National Building Code
RTAC Roads and Transportation Association of Canada
WCB Worker's Compensation Board

.2 Utilities

API American Petroleum Institute


AWWA American Water Works Association
CGA Canadian Gas Association
CGSB Canadian General Standards Board
CSPI Corrugated Steel Pipe Institute
FM Factory Mutual
IAO Insurer's Advisory Organization
ULC Underwriters Laboratories of Canada
TAC Transportation Association of Canada

.3 Use of Abbreviations

The abbreviations refer to Specifications, Methods and Standards issued by the


respective Association, and the abbreviations are used in the specifications.

Alphanumeric designations following the abbreviations denote the specification,


method, or standard.
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.2 Abbreviations - Metric

.1 General

The specifications are metric and metric usage is based upon SI units in
accordance with CSA Standard CAN/CSA-Z234.1-89 Canadian Metric Practice
Guide. In this specification SI units are abbreviated in accordance with the
Metric Units and Abbreviations below.

.2 Linear Measure

Metre l.m.
Millimetre mm
Kilometre km
Micrometre micro-m

.3 Vertical Metre v.m.

.4 Area

Square metre m2
Square millimetre mm2
Hectare ha

.5 Volume

Cubic metre m3
Litre L

.6 Mass and Density

Kilogram kg
Gram g
Tonne t
Kilogram per metre kg/m
Gram per metre g/m
Kilogram per square metre kg/m2
Gram per square metre g/m2
Kilogram per cubic metre kg/m3

.7 Temperature
o
Degree Celsius C
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ABBREVIATIONS

.8 Force, Pressure and Stress

Newton N
Kilonewton kN
Pascal Pa
Kilopascal kPa
Megapascal MPa

.9 Velocity, Rate of Flow

Metre per second m/s


Metre per hour m/h
Kilometre per hour km/h
Litre per second L/s
Cubic metre per second m3/s

.10 Power, Energy, Heat, Work

Watt W
Kilowatt kW
Kilowatt hour kWh
Joule J

.11 Electricity

Ampere A
Volt V

.12 Illumination

Footcandle fc
Lumen lm
Lux lx

.13 Lump Sum L.S.

.14 Each ea.

END OF SECTION
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PROJECT MEETINGS

PART 1.0 - GENERAL

.1 Preconstruction Meeting

.1 Preconstruction meetings will be arranged by the Owner after the Contract is


awarded.

.2 The following parties must be in attendance:

.1) Owner
.2) Engineer
.3) Prime Contractor
.4) Sub-Contractors (if requested by the Owner)
.5) Surveyor (if requested by the Owner)
.6) Geotechnical Consultant (if requested by the Owner)

.2 Progress Meetings

.1 The Owner shall provide physical space for progress meetings at the Town of
Canmore offices or other agreed upon location.

.2 Progress meetings will be held on a weekly basis.

.3 The Engineer will give to all parties advance notice of meeting dates, times and
locations.

.4 The Contractor shall have in attendance the Superintendent, the Project Manager
and representatives of the Subcontractors if requested by the Engineer.

.5 The Engineer will have the Project Manager and/or the Resident Engineer in
attendance.

.6 The Owner may have a representative in attendance.

.7 Minutes will be taken by the Engineer and copies will be distributed to attendees
within five (5) working days after each meeting.

.8 The Contractor shall keep one complete set of contract documents and drawings
at the site at all times. Ensure that the documents and the drawings are the
current "issued for construction" set.

END OF SECTION
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SUBMITTALS

PART 1.0 - GENERAL

.1 Submittals are required in accordance with the provisions of this section, to


ensure that the specified material and product are furnished and installed in
accordance with design intent as expressed in the Contract Documents.

.2 Individual submittals as required are in other sections of the specifications.

.3 Work involving relevant product and material may not proceed until submissions
are reviewed.

.4 Where the Phrase "or approved alternate" occurs in the Contract Documents, do
not assume that material, product, or methods will be accepted as equal by the
Engineer unless the item has been specifically accepted for the work by the
Engineer in writing.

PART 2.0 - DEFINITION

.1 Submittals means drawings, illustrations, schedules, performance charts,


brochures and other descriptive data and samples that are to be provided by the
Contractor to illustrate the detailed portions of work.

END OF SECTION
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CONSTRUCTION SCHEDULE

PART 1.0 - CONSTRUCTION SCHEDULE

.1 Within ten (10) working days of receipt of a Notice of Award from the Town or
five (5) days prior to the pre-construction meeting, whichever comes first, the
Contractor shall submit for approval to the Engineer a construction schedule in
the form of a bar chart divided into weekly divisions, showing the
commencement date and completion date of all the principal phases of work.
Sequence and correlation of work, together with an estimated time required for
delivery of all materials shall be provided. No Progress Payment Claim shall be
certified until the Engineer has received an acceptable Construction Schedule.

.2 The Construction Schedule shall be updated as necessary or as requested by the


Engineer, but as a minimum, monthly by the Contractor and a copy submitted
to the Engineer at the next progress meeting.

.3 If, in the opinion of the Engineer, any Construction Schedule is inadequate as a


control tool, or if it does not show the work being fully completed by the
Contract Completion Date, the Engineer may reject it. The Contractor shall
provide a revised Construction Schedule that is acceptable to the Engineer
showing that sufficient man-hours, equipment, and materials will be available to
complete the works by the Contract Completion Date.

PART 2.0 – WEEKLY PROGRESS

.1 The whole of the work shall be inspected at least once every week by the
Contractor and the Engineer to establish progress on each current activity
shown on the construction schedule and to complete the field progress report
indicating changes in activity duration, and start/finish/imposed dates. The
Contractor shall provide written explanation on activities, which are
overrunning estimated time, and provide what corrective action will be taken to
bring these activities back on schedule.

END OF SECTION
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TEMPORARY FACILITIES

PART 1.0 - GENERAL

.1 Gas

.1 The Contractor shall provide and pay all costs for gas required for the
performance of the work, in accordance with governing regulations and
ordinances.

.2 Furnish and install all necessary temporary piping and upon completion of the
work remove all such temporary piping.

.2 Water

.1 The Contractor shall provide and pay all costs for water required for the
performance of the work, in accordance with governing regulations and
ordinances.

.2 Furnish and install a backflow preventer and all necessary temporary piping and
upon completion of the work remove all such temporary piping.

.3 Electricity and Lighting

.1 The Contractor shall provide and pay all costs for electricity and artificial
lighting required for the performance of the work, in accordance with governing
regulations and ordinances.

.2 Furnish and install all necessary temporary wiring, distribution boxes, panels,
etc., and upon completion of the work, remove all such temporary materials.

.4 Telephone

.1 The Contractor shall provide, maintain and pay all costs for a telephone for the
Contractor's use.

.5 Heating and Ventilating

.1 The Contractor shall provide and pay all costs for heating and ventilating,
coverings and enclosures as necessary to protect and perform the work.

.2 Furnish and install all necessary temporary equipment, piping, wiring, ducting,
and other materials to perform the work and upon completion of the work,
remove all such temporary equipment.
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.3 Temporary heating and ventilating shall be in accordance with all governing


regulations and ordinances.

.4 Temporary heating and ventilating shall be provided to:

.1 facilitate progress of the work


.2 protect the work and products against dampness and cold
.3 prevent moisture condensation on surfaces
.4 provide an atmosphere for curing materials as required
.5 provide adequate ventilation to meet safety regulations
.6 prevent hazardous accumulation of dust, fumes, mists, vapours or gases
in areas occupied during construction
.7 ventilate storage spaces containing hazardous or volatile materials.

.6 Sanitary Facilities

.1 The Contractor shall furnish and install all required temporary toilet buildings
with sanitary toilets for use of all workmen; comply with all minimum
requirements of the Health Department or other public agency having
jurisdiction; maintain in a sanitary condition at all times.

.7 Fire Protection

.1 The Contractor shall provide and pay all costs for adequate fire protection of the
work and adjacent property.

.2 Furnish and install temporary extinguishers, hydrants and other equipment, and
upon completion of the work remove all such temporary equipment.

.8 Temporary Enclosures

.1 The Contractor shall furnish, install, and maintain for the duration of
construction all required scaffolds, tarpaulins, barricades, canopies, warning
signs, steps, bridges, platforms, and other temporary construction necessary for
proper completion of the work in compliance with all pertinent safety and other
regulations.

.9 Falsework and Temporary Construction Supports

.1 The Contractor shall be responsible for methods used for the falsework and
temporary construction supports.
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.2 On major structures employ a qualified, Professional Engineer, Registered in


Alberta, for the design of temporary works, and design in accordance with CSA-
S269.2-1975.

.3 Record design calculations and drawings to show that temporary works are
adequate. Provide design loads, material details, and dimensions. Sign and seal
design calculations and drawings, and revisions thereto.

.4 The Engineer's approval to proceed with falsework and temporary construction


supports shall not relieve the Contractor of his responsibility.

.10 Dewatering

.1 Provide all equipment, labour and materials to keep excavations and site free
from water to permit construction of the project, and to protect existing surface
and subsurface facilities. This would include the supply and installation of a well
point dewatering system if required. No dewatering is to occur without prior
authorization from the Engineer. Refer to Division 2, Site Work, Section
403.02.01.

.11 Site Cleanliness

.1 Maintain the work in a tidy condition, free from the accumulation of waste
products and debris.

.2 Remove waste material and debris from the site and deposit in waste containers
at the end of each working day.

.3 Make arrangements with, and obtain permits from authorities having jurisdiction
for disposal of waste and debris.

.12 Winter Construction

.1 Special construction methods required to perform the work in severe weather


shall be the responsibility of the Contractor.

.2 Where the specifications call for work to be performed within a given


temperature range or above a minimum temperature, it shall be the Contractor's
responsibility to provide all temporary enclosures and heat necessary to provide
the conditions specified.

.3 Where compaction of backfill is specified, the Contractor shall perform the


work in a manner such that compaction can be achieved.
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.4 Where weather conditions are such that compaction of backfill consisting of


excavated materials is not possible, the Contractor shall provide unfrozen
granular material for backfill, at the Contractor's expense.

.13 Access Roads

.1 Construct temporary access roads as necessary to perform the work, and maintain
temporary access roads until construction is over or until permanent access is
established.

.2 Locations and drainage facilities for temporary access roads are subject to the
approval of the Engineer. Temporary roads must comply with standards set by
Alberta Transportation, the Town of Canmore, ATCO gas, or CP Rail,
where applicable.

.3 No direct payment will be made to the Contractor for construction of temporary


access roads and removal and restoration after construction completion.

.4 If authorized to use existing roads for access to the project site, the Contractor
shall maintain such roads for duration of the contract and make good damage
resulting from Contractor's use of road.

.14 Existing Utilities and Structures

.1 Existing utilities and structures include the following: pipes, culverts, ditches or
other items which are a part of an existing sewerage, drainage or water system; or
which are a part of a gas, electrical, telephone, television, telecommunications or
other utility system. Also included are streets, sidewalks, curbs, gutters, swales,
poles, fences or any other structures encountered during construction.

.2 The Contractor shall be responsible for protection, removal or replacement of


existing utilities and structures, or for repair of any damage which may occur
during construction.

.3 Existing utilities and structures may be shown on the drawings, or described in


the specifications. Such information is shown for design purposes and the
existence, location and detail given is information that is obtained during the
design period and is not necessarily complete, correct or current.

.4 The Contractor shall pay all costs and be responsible for establishing locations
and state of use of all existing utilities that may affect the work. The Contractor
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shall make satisfactory arrangements with the utilities companies involved for the
location, protection and inspection of existing utilities.

.5 Notice in writing shall be given by the Contractor to the utilities companies 48


hours before work commences in the vicinity of existing utilities.

.6 The Contractor shall pay all the costs involved in protection of utilities,
inspection of utilities, and all costs due to delays because of existing utilities and
structures.

.7 The Contractor shall provide for the uninterrupted flow of all water courses,
sewers and drains encountered during the work.

.8 Access shall be maintained to all existing structures such as valves, hydrants,


meter chambers and control structures at all times during construction.

.9 If interruption of service provided by an existing utility is necessary, the planned


shut-down shall be approved by the utility companies. Requests for shut-down
shall be made by the Contractor in writing at least 48 hours in advance.

.10 The Contractor shall notify all customers or make arrangements with the utility
company to notify all customers 24 hours in advance of a shut-down.

.11 Unless otherwise specified the Contractor shall make arrangements of relocation
of existing utilities that the Engineer requests to be relocated; and the actual
relocation shall be constructed by the Owner of the utility. The Contractor will
be reimbursed the invoiced cost of the relocation. No extra payment is permitted
for delays, or standby time.

.15 Haul Routes

.1 Haul routes (roadways, lanes) shall be subject to the approval of the Owner. The
Contractor shall be responsible for damage and/or spillage on all roads used for
hauling materials and equipment to and from the site. The Contractor shall
immediately clean and/or restore the affected areas.

.2 Trucks must be loaded in such a manner that no spillage occurs during the haul.
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.16 Disruption of Services to Businesses or Residents

.1 Notification of Disruption of Sanitary Services

.1 In the event that it should become necessary to disrupt sanitary services to


any building during construction, the Contractor is required to provide
written notice 48 hours prior to the intended disruption.

.2 Any disruption to private residences must be restricted to the


Contractor's working hours. Temporary services shall be provided to
the residents after the Contractor has completed work for the day if
required. The cost shall be included in the overall tender price. No extra
payments will be allowed.

.2 Notification of Disruption of Water Services

.1 If water service interruption is necessary to carry out the work, provide


written notice to residents or occupants of the building 48 hours in
advance. Identify the duration of the water interruption.

.2 Provide temporary water supply to buildings if existing water service


connections are shut down. The cost shall be included in the overall
tender price. No extra payment will be allowed.

.3 Notify the Owner 24 hours in advance for shutting down of water supply
to buildings and/or operating (opening/closing) of water valves.

.17 Maintenance of Utility Services

.1 The Contractor shall be responsible for providing, maintaining and repairing


temporary utilities services.

The costs for providing temporary utility services shall be included in the overall
tender price and no extra payment will be allowed.

.2 During construction and warranty periods, if the Contractor fails to respond to


requests for remedial works regarding maintaining or repairing temporary utility
services, within reasonable time, the Owner shall have the right to carry out the
necessary remedial works and shall charge the costs of the remedial works done
to the Contractor.
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.18 Traffic Regulation, Construction Signage and Safety

.1 This project is located within a residential and commercial area. The Contractor
shall be responsible for the regulation of traffic during construction, and shall
perform the work in a manner that will cause the least disruption of traffic, and
comply with the Alberta Transportation Traffic Accomodation Strategy.

.2 The Contractor shall be responsible for the regulation of traffic during


construction, and shall perform the work in a manner that will cause the least
disruption of traffic.

.3 The Contractor shall co-ordinate the work with the Engineer, and the Owner to
reduce traffic problems.

.4 Provision of flagmen, traffic signs, and other traffic controls shall be the
Contractor's responsibility and shall be in accordance with the RTAC Manual of
Uniform Traffic Control Devices.

.5 The Contractor shall supply and maintain at no extra cost all barriers,
barricades, warning signs, detours, fences, flagmen and all other devices to
protect the workers and general public against accidents or injury. All applicable
safety standards shall be followed. All excavations or obstructions shall be
clearly marked between sunset and sunrise with proper warning flares or lights.

.6 The Contractor shall obtain approval to block traffic temporarily if it is


necessary to do so to perform the work. Obtain the written approval of applicable
municipal departments, the Owner and the Engineer. At least 2 weeks prior to
actually blocking traffic notify the following:

.1 Local RCMP Detachment


.2 Local Fire Department
.3 Public Works Department
.4 Utilities Companies
.5 Abutting Property Owners

.7 The Contractor shall maintain/provide access to all residential and commercial


property adjacent to the work at all times.

.8 Alternate access to residents and businesses to be provided in accordance with


Contract Drawings. The Contractor shall provide three days advance
notification of access changes to residents and businesses, and shall coordinate
changes with the Town and the affected residents and business community.
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.9 Adequate construction parking meeting local regulations shall be provided by the


Contractor.

.10 Haul routes shall be maintained by the Contractor. They shall be kept open to
traffic and shall be clean at all times.

END OF SECTION
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PROJECT SAFETY REQUIREMENTS

PART 1.0 - WORK SITE SAFETY

.1 This Contractor is "Prime Contractor"

.1 The Contractor shall, for the purposes of the Occupational Health and Safety
Act (Alberta), and for the duration of the Work of this Contract:

.1 Be the "prime contractor" for the "work site", and


.2 Do everything that is reasonably practicable to establish and maintain a
system or process that will ensure compliance with the Act and its
regulations, as required to ensure the health and safety of all persons at
the "work site".

.2 The Contractor shall direct all Subcontractors, Sub-subcontractors, Other


Contractors, employers, workers and any other persons at the "work site" on
safety related matters, to the extent required to fulfil its "prime contractor"
responsibilities pursuant to the Act, regardless of:

.1 Whether or not any contractual relationship exists between the


Contractor and any of these entities, and
.2 Whether or not such entities have been specifically identified in this
Contract.

.3 The Owner does not anticipate that there will be any contractors, other than those
performing the Work of this Contract, engaged in work at the "work site" during
the performance of the Work of this Contract.

PART 2.0 - GENERAL

.1 General

.1 The Contractor shall observe and enforce construction safety measures required
by Federal and Provincial Governments, Worker's Compensation Board and
municipal statutes and authorities.

.2 In the event of conflict between any provisions of above authorities the most
stringent provision governs.

.3 The Contractor shall be responsible for the safety of all persons and property on
or about the project and for ensuring that the work is performed in accordance
with all applicable safety requirements.
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.2 Notice

.1 The Contractor shall provide at least seventy-two (72) hours written notice to all
utility companies in the immediate vicinity of the operations prior to the
commencement of construction and, if requested, co-operate with such parties in
the protection, removal or relocation of their installations and property.

.2 The Contractor shall provide written and verbal notices to all property owners
and businesses in the immediate vicinity of the operations prior to the
commencement of construction and, if requested, co-operate with such parties in
the protection, removal or relocation of their installations and property. These
notices shall be in accordance with Division 1, Section 01000 General
Requirements, Sub-sections 1.13.1-4.

.3 Safety Program

.1 The Contractor shall develop, maintain and supervise for the duration of the
work a comprehensive safety program that will effectively incorporate and
implement all required safety precautions.

.2 The program shall, as a minimum, respond fully to the requirements of all


applicable laws, ordinances, rules, regulations and orders and general
construction practices for the safety of persons or property, including without
limitation any general safety rules and regulations of the Owner and any
Worker's Compensation or Occupational Health and Safety legislation or
regulations that may be applicable.

.3 The Contractor must perform a hazard review to determine first-aid


requirements and first-aid supplies to be available on site.

.4 The Contractor shall provide a copy of the safety program and hazard review to
the Engineer for delivery to the Owner prior to the commencement of
construction.

.4 Safety Officer

.1 The Contractor shall designate a safety officer who shall be qualified and
authorized to supervise and enforce compliance with the safety program.

.5 Safety Meetings

.1 The Contractor shall arrange regular safety meetings at his own expense.
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.2 The Owner and Engineer shall be invited to all safety meetings.

.3 Such meetings shall occur no less frequently than once per week.

.4 The Contractor shall record the minutes of such meetings and maintain a
complete file for review by the appropriate authorities, and submit copies to the
Engineer.

.6 Safety Equipment

.1 The Contractor shall supply and maintain, at his own expense, at the office or
other well-known place at the job site, safety equipment necessary to protect the
workers and general public against accident or injury as prescribed by the
governing authorities.

.7 Explosives

.1 When the use of explosives is necessary for the performance of the work, the
Contractor shall observe the utmost care not to endanger life or property.

.2 The method of storing and handling explosives and highly inflammable materials
shall conform to all applicable statutes, bylaws and regulations and the
Contractor shall be responsible for obtaining all required permits thereunder.

.8 Fire Prevention and Protection

.1 All work shall be performed in a fire prevention manner.

.2 The Contractor shall comply with all applicable governmental requirements and,
without limiting the generality of the foregoing, supply and maintain at the job
site adequate and proper fire-fighting equipment.

9. Accidents and Accident Reports

.1 Except as otherwise agreed to in the Contract, the Contractor shall supply and
maintain all articles necessary for giving first aid to any person who may be
injured on the job site and establish an emergency procedure for the immediate
removal of any injured person to a hospital or a doctor's care in accordance with
applicable legislative and regulatory requirements.

.2 The Contractor shall report in writing to the Owner and the Engineer all
accidents of any sort arising out of or in connection with the performance of the
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PROJECT SAFETY REQUIREMENTS

work whether on or adjacent to the job site, giving full details and statements of
witnesses. Reports must be submitted within 24 hours of the time of accident.

.3 If death or serious injuries or damages are caused, the accident shall be promptly
reported by the Contractor to the Owner and the Engineer by telephone or
messenger in addition to any reporting required under provincial laws and
regulations.

.4 If a claim is made by anyone against the Contractor or any subcontractor on


account of any accident, the Contractor shall promptly report the facts in writing
to the Owner and the Engineer, giving full details of the claim.

END OF SECTION
Section 01550
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TEMPORARY FENCING

PART 1.0 - GENERAL

.1 Description

.1 This section specifies requirements for temporary security fencing around


excavation areas, working areas, environmental reserve areas, and protected
areas.

.2 Related Work

.1 Section 02225 - Trenching, Backfilling and Compaction

.3 Temporary Fencing

.1 Temporary fencing around excavations shall be polyethylene safety fence.

.2 Temporary fencing around environmental reserve and protected areas shall be


coloured flagging or appropriate ribbon as approved by the Engineer.

PART 2.0 - PRODUCTS

.1 Materials

.1 Polyethylene Safety Fence

.1 High density polyethylene fencing material with; 33 mm x 33 mm square


or diamond shaped mesh, minimum height of 1200 mm, orange colour.
Tensar Safety Grid-GS as manufactured by Nilex Inc. or approved
alternate.

.2 Studded Steel T-Posts

.1 Minimum length - 900 mm longer than the fabric width.

.2 Temporary Free Standing Metal Construction Fence

.1 Chain link or High-tensile Smooth Wire Fencing

.2 Portable Posts

.1 The Contractor shall submit details for approval.


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.3 Gates

.1 The Contractor shall submit details for approval for gates for access to
working area.

.4 Flagging/Ribbons

.1 Fluorescent orange or yellow as approved by the Engineer.

PART 3.0 - EXECUTION

.1 Grading

.1 Remove debris and grade between posts to provide ground clearance between 40
mm and 100 mm.

.2 Post Spacing

.1 Space T-posts at 3.0 m centre to centre. if portable posts are used, reduce spacing
to suit.

.3 Post Setting - T-Posts

.1 Drive T-posts into the ground, at specified spacing.

.2 Set posts in line and plumb so that the fence forms a straight line between corner
posts.

.3 Install straining posts where required.

.4 Fabric Installation

.1 Set braces for gates and corners.

.2 Install fabric in accordance with the manufactures instructions.

.3 Fasten fabric to posts and bracing wire with nylon ties.

.4 Stretch fabric and secure using steel bars in accordance with the manufacturer's
instructions.
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.5 Flagging/Ribbon Installation

.1 Attach ribbon to trees around environmental reserve and protected areas.

.6 Clean-up

.1 Clean up debris and trim all areas disturbed.

END OF SECTION
Section 01560
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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION

PART 1.0 - GENERAL

.1 Noise Controls

.1 The Contractor shall comply with the requirements of municipal and/or


provincial bylaws regarding noise abatement and hours of work, and shall take all
necessary steps to ensure the generation and transmission of noise and vibration,
which is found to be objectionable, is corrected at no additional cost to the
Owner and to the satisfaction of the Engineer.

.2 Dust Control

.1 The Contractor shall perform the work in a manner that will not produce an
objectionable amount of dust as determined by the Owner. Dust control
measures shall be paid for by the Contractor at no additional cost to the Owner
and to the satisfaction of the Engineer.

.3 Pollution Control

.1 The Contractor shall perform the work in conformance with the applicable
sections of the Provincial Regulations with respect to air and water pollution
control requirements.

.4 Disposal of Wastes

.1 Burying of rubbish and waste on site is not permitted.

.2 Disposal of waste or volatile materials into waterways, storm or sanitary sewers


is not permitted.

.3 Pumping or draining water containing silt in suspension into waterways, sewers


or drainage systems is prohibited.

.5 Work Adjacent to Waterways

.1 Prohibit operation of construction equipment in waterways.

.2 Do not remove borrow material or dump excess fill material into waterways.

.3 Precautions shall be taken to avoid siltation of any water course.


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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION

.4 Deleterious material shall not be deposited into any water course or the Town of
Canmore storm sewer system, nor shall it be allowed to be transported into any
water course through surface run-off.

.5 Disturbance to the bed or bank of any water course shall not be permitted.

.6 All disturbed areas adjacent to any water course shall be stabilized, restored and
reclaimed as soon as possible following construction, and mitigative measures
(e.g. construction of silt fences) shall be taken to ensure that surface run-off
entering any water course does not contain deleterious material.

.6 Site Cleaning and Plant Protection

.1 Remove trees, fences and other structures from the site of the work, as necessary
to perform the work. Tree removal must be approved by the Engineer.

.2 Remove only those items that must be removed, or are clearly shown on the
drawings to be removed.

.3 Protect all remaining trees, plants, fences and other items from damage during
construction.

.4 Restrict the stripping of topsoil and vegetation to areas indicated or approved by


the Engineer.

.5 Take precautions to prevent depositing mud or debris on public or private


roadways adjacent to the work. Clean up immediately, otherwise the Engineer
will direct necessary cleanup with all costs charged to the Contractor.

.6 Pay special attention to the existing surface features on site and in private lots. In
particular where fences, garbage bins and sheds, landscaping and other surface
features are affected, reinstate these existing surface features after backfilling.

END OF SECTION
Section 01600
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MATERIALS and INSTALLATION

PART 1.0 - GENERAL

.1 Quality

.1 Material and product supplied and installed shall be new.

.2 Material and product supplied shall conform to these specifications and to


applicable standards.

.3 Workmanship shall be the best quality, executed by workers experienced and


skilled in their respective trades.

.4 Ensure full cooperation among all trades and coordination of the work with
continuous supervision.

.5 Use product for which replacement parts and service are readily available.

.6 Use product of one manufacturer for product of the same type or classification.

.2 Manufacturer's Instructions

.1 Unless otherwise specified, comply with the Manufacturer's/Supplier's


instructions for material or product and installation methods.

.2 Notify the Engineer in writing of any conflict between these specifications and
the instructions of the Manufacturer/Supplier.

.3 Engineer's Approval

.1 The Engineer will consider proposals for construction methods, materials and
substitution of materials, equipment and methods only when such proposals are
accompanied by full and complete technical data signed and sealed by a
Professional Engineer, licensed by APEGGA, and all other information required
by the Engineer to evaluate the proposed substitution.

.2 Do not substitute materials, equipment or methods unless such substitution has


been specifically approved for this work by the Engineer.

.4 Conformance

.1 When material or equipment is specified by standard or performance


specifications, upon request of the Engineer, obtain from manufacturer an
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independent testing laboratory report, stating that material or equipment meets or


exceeds specified requirements.

.2 Should any dispute arise as to the quality or fitness of equipment, materials or


products, the decision shall rest with the Engineer, and shall be based upon the
requirements of the Contract.

.5 Acceptability of Materials

.1 Only specified or approved alternates are to be used in this Project.

.6 Fastenings

.1 Provide metal fastenings and accessories in the same texture, colour and finish as
the base metal in which they occur. Prevent electrolytic action between
dissimilar metals. Use non-corrosive fasteners, anchors and spaces for securing
exterior work, or work that may be located in a corrosive atmosphere.

.2 Space anchors within limits of load bearing or shear capacity and ensure that they
provide positive permanent anchorage.

.3 Space fastening evenly and lay out neatly.

.7 Delivery and Storage

.1 Deliver, store and maintain packaged material and product with manufacturer's
seals and labels intact.

.2 Prevent damage and soiling of material and product.

.3 Store material and product in accordance with instructions of the


Manufacturer/Supplier.

.4 Provide suitable areas or buildings where storage is weatherproof, dry areas as


recommended by the Manufacturer/Supplier.

.5 Product shall have name plated displaying product data and serial numbers.

END OF SECTION
Section 01700
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CONTRACT CLOSEOUT

PART 1.0 - GENERAL

.1 Related Sections

.1 Section 01000 - General Requirements

.2 General Conditions of the Contract: Fiscal provisions, legal submittals, and other
administrative requirements.

.2 Requirements Included

.1 Final cleaning.

.2 Document submission.

.3 Project commissioning.

.4 Inspection and takeover procedures.

.3 Final Cleaning

.1 When the work is substantially performed, remove surplus products, tools,


construction machinery and equipment not required for the performance of the
remaining work.

.2 Remove waste products and debris other than that caused by the Owner, other
Contractors or their employees, and leave the work clean and suitable for
acceptance by Owner.

.3 When the work is totally performed, remove remaining products, tools,


construction machinery and equipment. Remove waste products and debris other
than that caused by the Owner or other Contractors.

.4 Remove waste materials and debris from the site at regularly scheduled times or
dispose of as directed by the Engineer. Do not burn waste materials on site.

.5 Make arrangements with and obtain permits from authorities having jurisdiction
for disposal of waste and debris.

.4 Documents

.1 Collect reviewed submittals (Section 01300) and assemble documents executed


by Subcontractors, suppliers and manufacturers.
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.2 Submit material prior to final Progress Certificate Application.

.3 Provide warranties and bonds fully executed and notarized.

.4 Execute transition of Performance and Labour and Materials Payment Bond to


warranty period requirements.

.5 Submit a final Progress Certificate giving total adjusted Contract Sum, previous
payments and monies remaining due.

.6 As specified in other sections of the specifications, the Contractor is required to


provide a set of engineering drawings with approved changes made during
construction and as-built details marked in red for review by the Project Design
Engineer, who will prepare record drawings. The Contractor is also required to
provide service connection reports, survey notes, test results and all other
documents. Such information shall be turned over to the Engineer before the
Construction Completion Certificate is issued.

.7 Record documents shall be neat, legible and accurate.

.5 Project Commissioning

.1 Expedite and complete deficiencies and defects identified by the Engineer.

.2 Submit required documentation such as statutory declarations, Workers'


Compensation Certificates, warranties, certificates of approval or acceptance
from regulatory bodies.

.3 Review inspection and testing reports to verify conformance to the intent of the
documents and that changes, repairs or replacements have been completed.

.4 Provide on-going review, inspection and attendance to maintenance and repair


problems during the Warranty periods.
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.6 Takeover Procedure

.1 Prior to application of Construction Completion Certificates and Final


Acceptance Certificates, carefully inspect the work and ensure it is complete, and
the site is clean. Notify the Engineer in writing, of satisfactory completion of the
work and request an inspection.

END OF SECTION
Section 01720
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DRAWINGS OF RECORD

PART 1.0 - RECORDS DURING CONSTRUCTION

.1 The Contractor shall maintain a complete and accurate log of control and survey
work as it progresses.

.2 The Contractor shall keep one complete set of all construction drawings on the
site of the work.

.2 On the job site set of Contract drawings, the Contractor shall record any changes
that are made during the actual construction of the work. The purpose of
recording these changes is to provide an As-Constructed record of the work. The
Contractor shall be responsible for the adequacy and the reliability of the
information recorded on these drawings.

.3 At the completion of the construction period, the Contractor shall turn over the
set of As-Construction drawings, which have been marked up with changes
during the course of the work to the Engineer for his preparation of Record
Drawings.

END OF SECTION
DIVISION 2

SITE WORK
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SITE WORK

PART 1.0 – GENERAL

This section includes information about the standard specifications to be used in this
contract.

PART 2.0 – STANDARD SPECIFICATIONS

Unless otherwise noted, the Standard Specifications for this contract shall be the current
edition of The City of Calgary Standard Specifications. Also reference 01000.11 for
relevant standards.

PART 3.0 – SPECIAL PROVISIONS

S.P.1 These Special Provisions shall be read in conjunction with and shall modify, delete or add
to the current edition of the City of Calgary Standard Specifications. Where any part of the
Standard Specifications is not modified or deleted by these Special Conditions, the
unaltered provisions shall remain.

S.P.2 Where in these Special Provisions, the letters “S.S.” followed by a number appear, the
reference is to a Clause by that number in the current City of Calgary Standard
Specifications.

S.P.3 All references to City of Calgary entities shall be taken as referring to the Town of Canmore
equivalent.

300.00.02 Basis for Payments

GENERAL

.1 Payments shall be made on the basis of the lump sum prices and the unit prices bid
in the Unit Price Schedules in the Tender Form. Unless stated otherwise in the Unit
Price Schedules and Tender Form, all prices are to be consistent with measurement
and payment formats outlined in the current City of Calgary Standards and
Specifications.

.2 The prices bid for various items of work, unless specifically noted otherwise, shall
include the supply of all labour, material, plant and equipment required to construct
the work in accordance with the drawings and specifications.

.3 The method of measurement of the quantities for payment and the basis for payment
will be in accordance with the following items of this section. All measurement
will be done by the Engineer.

.4 The prices bid for supply and installation of materials shall be full compensation
for supplying, delivering, loading, unloading, handling, storage, breakage, waste,
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hauling, installing, cleaning, testing and placing in service the work together with
all work subsidiary and incidentals thereto for which separate payment is not
provided elsewhere. Payment shall be only for materials actually installed.

.5 The sum of the payments in the Unit Price Schedules of the Tender Form shall
constitute full payment for the complete works as described in these documents.
Extra payment will only be made for items adding to the scope of the works, as
described in these documents and/or shown on the drawings and as evident from
inspection of the site of the works.

.6 Mobilization, Demobilization and Site Preparation (A-1.1)


.1) No measurement shall be made.
.2) Payment shall be made on the lump sum price bid item (L.S.).
.3) The Lump Sum price shall be paid only once, regardless of the number of times
the contractor mobilizes and demobilizes.
.4) 50% shall be paid upon first disturbance of the site, and the remaining 50% will
be paid for demobilization upon completion of the work.
.5) Lump Sum for this item shall consist of the necessary work and operations
including, but not limited to;
 the movement of personnel, equipment, supplies and incidentals to the
work, establishment of field offices and camps and any other facilities
necessary to perform the work
 demobilization including removal of all equipment and temporary
facilities, Work Site clean-up, reclamation of disturbed ground, expenses
incurred for operations, permits, approvals,
 pedestrian/cyclist accommodation including supply and erection of Work
Site signs, pedestrian/cyclist traffic accommodation and notices,
 and all incidental costs associated with completing the Work including all
items and activities as described in the Special Provisions and shown on the
Drawings.

NON-PAYMENT ITEMS

.1 Supply of all equipment, labour, materials, plant, and services required to complete
the Work for which no specific payment item has been assigned in the Unit Price
Schedules of the Tender Form shall be considered incidental to the Works.
Incidentals may include, but are not limited to, such things as Permits, Letters of
Authority, Business Licenses, per diems, accommodations allowances,
coordination with utility owners, etc.

.2 There shall be no separate payment for incidental work. Payment for incidental
work shall be considered to be included in the total tendered price of the Unit Price
Schedules of the Tender Form.
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.3 All work shown on the plans and drawings, or referred to in the Invitation to Tender,
Instructions to Bidder, Contract Agreement, Tender Form, General Conditions, the
Supplementary General Conditions, or the General Specifications shall be
considered as part of the complete work unless specifically deleted.

300 City of Calgary Standard Specifications Roads Construction


The following items are numbered to correspond with line items in the City of Calgary Standard
Specifications Roads Construction where clarification is required due to differences between the
Town of Canmore Engineering & Design Guidelines and the Calgary Standards. Any
discrepancies perceived by the Contractor in the Tender not discussed herein are to be brought to
the attention of the Town of Canmore and the Engineer’s Representative for clarification prior to
any work.

The coordination of any inspections and testing depend on the project scope and will be
handled as follows:
- The geotechnical testing will be coordinated by the Town of Canmore c/o the
Engineer’s Representative.
- The scheduling of geotechnical testing will be handled by the Engineer’s
Representative.
- The Contractor is to keep the Engineer’s Representative informed of any
upcoming work that will require geotechnical testing. A minimum of one full
business day is required for the scheduling of geotechnical testing.
300.00.00 GENERAL

300.00.01 Application of Specifications

Deviation from the City of Calgary Standards is only permitted where explicitly
stated in addenda, contract agreement, tender form, special provisions (if issued),
general conditions, technical specifications, drawings, instructions to bidders,
notice to tender, or other documents specific to the Work.

301.05.00 Stripping (includes miscellaneous site preparations)

The location of any stockpiling operations is to be discussed with the Town of


Canmore and the Engineer’s Representative for clarification prior to any work. The
stripping noted in the tender form is an approximate area and is provided for bidding
purposes. However, the contractor shall satisfy himself to the accuracy of this area
in submitting the lump sum price.

MEASUREMENT AND PAYMENT


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.1 Stripping & Stockpiling (includes miscellaneous site preparations) (A-1.3)

.1 No measurement shall be made.

.2 Payment shall be made on the unit price bid per Lump Sum (L.S.).

.3 Payment shall include the supply of all labour, material and equipment. The
work includes:

.1 Stripping, handling, hauling and placing in an approved stockpiling


site.
.2 Includes public and private utility locates, potential hydrovaccing
and hand excavation of utilities, sawcutting, decommissioning of
existing trails, and any other incidental preparation activities
required to complete the Work.
.3 All incidental work and items required to complete the work for
which payment is not specified elsewhere.

302.04.00 Excavation

MEASUREMENT AND PAYMENT

.1 Waste Excavation (no waste excavation is anticipated at time of Tender)

.1 Measurement shall be made in cubic metres (m3). The quantity shall be the
volume measured in its original location by means of cross-sections taken
before and after excavation and computed by the average end area method.

.2 Payment shall be made on the unit price bid per cubic metre (m3).

.3 Payment shall include the supply of all labour, material and equipment to
remove and dispose of the material. The work includes:

.1 Excavating, loading and hauling to an approved dump site.


.2 All incidental work and items required to complete the work for
which payment is not specified elsewhere.

.4 Waste material does not include concrete or asphalt.

302.06.00 Subgrade Preparation

MEASUREMENT AND PAYMENT


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.1 Subgrade Preparation (A-2.2a)

.1 Measurement shall be made in square meters (m2).

.2 Payment shall be made on the unit price bid per square metre (m2).

.3 Payment shall include the supply of all labour, material and equipment. The
work includes:

.1 Production, handling, hauling and placing, spreading, mixing,


compacting, grading, watering and aerating the materials onsite. The
contractor is to balance onsite cut/fill as much as is practically
possible to minimize hauling materials to and from the Work area.
.2 In any area where imported Engineered Fill is required, refer to
“Other Work” below for measurement and payment of Engineered
Fill.
.3 In any area where cut and hauling offsite is required, refer to
302.04.00 for measurement and payment of Waste Excavation.
.4 Locating and protection of existing utilities and structures.
.5 All incidental work and items required to complete the work for
which payment is not specified elsewhere.
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321.00.00 LANDSCAPING

MEASUREMENT AND PAYMENT

.1 Rolled Erosion Control Product (RECP) (A-3.3)

.1 No measurement shall be made.

.2 Payment shall be made on the Lump Sum (L.S.) unit price bid per complete
repair.

.3 Payment shall include the supply of all labour, material and equipment
necessary to install an appropriate rolled erosion control product on all 1:1
slopes resulting from the path construction. The work includes:

.1 Provision of manufacturer’s specifications showing that the product


conforms to the City of Calgary Erosion & Sediment Control
Guidelines and that the product is suitable for the intended use on
1:1 engineered fill slopes.
.2 Shaping, spreading, trimming and final grading of local soils.
.3 Supply and installation of the RECP as per City of Calgary and
manufacturer’s specifications.
.4 Hauling away any excess material.
.5 All incidental work and items required to complete the work for
which payment is not specified elsewhere.

.2 Landscaping Rehabilitations (Hydroseed) (A-3.4)

.1 No measurement shall be made.

.2 Payment shall be made on the Lump Sum (L.S.) unit price bid per complete
repair.

.3 Payment shall include the supply of all labour, material and equipment
necessary to return all areas incidental to the work to preconstruction
conditions or better. The work includes:

.1 Shaping, spreading, trimming and final grading of local soils.


.2 Supply and spreading of Hydro-Seed slurry emulsion.
.3 Hauling away any excess material.
.4 The Contractor is responsible for the establishment and maintenance
of all planted or seeded areas of the Work. All landscape Work to
be completed in accordance with the Town of Canmore Engineering
Landscaping Guidelines. These are available online at:
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https://canmore.ca/.../engineering/engineering...engineering-
landscaping- guidelines.../file
.5 All incidental work and items required to complete the work for
which payment is not specified elsewhere.

Other Work

.1 Engineered Fill (A-2.2b)

.1 Measurement shall be made in cubic meters (m3) of fully compacted fill.

.2 Payment shall be made on the unit price bid per cubic metre (m3).

.3 Payment shall include the supply of all labour, material and equipment. The
work includes:

.1 Production, handling, hauling and placing, spreading, mixing,


compacting, grading, watering and aerating the materials onsite.
.2 Supply and installation of Miragrid 8XT as per manufacturer’s
specifications and as directed onsite by the geotechnical consultant.
.3 In any area where cut and hauling offsite is required, refer to
302.04.00 for measurement and payment of Waste Excavation.
.4 Locating and protection of existing utilities and structures.
.5 Rehabilitation of all disturbed areas incidental to the work to pre-
construction conditions or better. Landscaped areas to be topsoiled
and seeded. This includes shaping, spreading, trimming and final
grading of topsoil stripped from pathway construction.
.6 All incidental work and items required to complete the work for
which payment is not specified elsewhere.

.2 Gravel/Clay Trail Mix as per Town of Canmore Standards (A-2.2c)

.1 Measurement shall be made in square meters (m2).

.2 Payment shall be made on the unit price bid per square metre (m2).

.3 Payment shall include the supply of all labour, material and equipment. The
work includes:

.1 Provision of a sample of gravel/clay trail mix to the Town for


approval prior to installation onsite.
.2 Production, handling, hauling and placing, spreading, mixing,
compacting, grading, watering and aerating the materials onsite.
.3 Supply and installation of gravel/clay trail mix.
.4 Locating and protection of existing utilities and structures.
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.5 Rehabilitation of all disturbed areas incidental to the work to pre-


construction conditions or better. Landscaped areas to be topsoiled
and seeded. This includes shaping, spreading, trimming and final
grading of topsoil stripped from pathway construction.
.6 All incidental work and items required to complete the work for
which payment is not specified elsewhere.

.3 Chainlink Fence Removal (A-1.2)

.1 No measurement will be made.

.2 Payment shall be made on the lump sum price bid item (L.S.) and shall be
paid only once, upon completion of this item in full

.3 Payment shall include the supply of all labour, materials and equipment to
completely remove the chainlink fence as illustrated in the drawings. The
work includes:

.1 Removal of all visible fencing as well as fence posts and any


subsurface post or foundations for posts in areas designated on the
drawings.
.2 Hauling away of discarded fence including proper disposal.
.3 Rehabilitation of all disturbed areas incidental to the work to pre-
construction conditions or better. Landscaped areas to be topsoiled
and seeded. This includes shaping, spreading, trimming and final
grading of topsoil stripped from pathway construction.
.4 All incidental work and items required to complete the work for
which payment is not specified elsewhere.

.4 Decommissioning of Trails and Other Incidental Work (A-1.3)

.1 No measurement will be made.


.2 Payment will be made on lump sum price bid item (L.S.) and shall be paid
50 % upon mobilization and the remaining 50% upon substantial
completion of the work.
.3 Payment shall include, but is not necessarily limited to, decommissioning
of existing trails, stripping and stockpiling onsite, sawcutting, public and
private utility locates including coordination with utilities and
hydrovaccing,
.4 Rehabilitation of all disturbed areas incidental to the work to pre-
construction conditions or better. Landscaped areas to be topsoiled and
seeded. This includes shaping, spreading, trimming and final grading of
topsoil stripped from pathway construction.
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.5 All incidental work and items required to complete the work for which
payment is not specified elsewhere

.5 Rundlestone Boulders (A-3.1)

.1 Measurement for Rundlestone boulders shall be made in linear meters (l.m.)


for all boulders installed as per drawings whether for retaining or informal
seating purposes.

.2 Payment shall be made on the unit price bid per linear meter (l.m.) for all
boulders installed.

.3 Payment shall include the supply of all labour and materials to install the
boulders as detailed on the drawings. The work includes:

.1 Supply of all materials, including the boulders, required to install


the boulders as per drawings.
.2 Excavation and preparation of the base area as per drawings.
.3 Placement, leveling and orienting the boulders as per the drawings.
.4 Rehabilitation of all disturbed areas incidental to the work to pre-
construction conditions or better. Landscaped areas to be topsoiled
and seeded. This includes shaping, spreading, trimming and final
grading of topsoil stripped from pathway construction.
.4 All incidental work and items required to complete the work for
which payment is not specified elsewhere.

.6 Post & Rail Fence Installation (A-3.2)

.1 Measurement shall be made in linear metres (l.m.) of fence installed.

.2 Payment shall be made on the unit price bid per linear metre (l.m.).

.3 Payment shall include the supply of all labour, materials and equipment to
install the fence along the path in locations illustrated in the drawings. The
work includes:

.1 Supply of all materials.


.2 Excavation of fence post holes, whether by machine or by hand.
.3 Rehabilitation of all disturbed areas incidental to the work to pre-
construction conditions or better. Landscaped areas to be topsoiled
and seeded. This includes shaping, spreading, trimming and final
grading of topsoil stripped from pathway construction.
.4 All incidental work and items required to complete the work for
which payment is not specified elsewhere.
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.7 Modifications to Existing Stairs (A-2.1)

.1 No measurement shall be made.

.2 Payment shall be made on the Lump Sum (L.S.) unit price bid per
complete repair.

.3 Payment shall include the supply of all labour, materials and equipment to
modify the stairs, handrail, and existing bike trough in locations illustrated
in the drawings. The work includes:

.1 Supply of all materials.


.2 Sawcutting, removal and earthworks associated with the removal of
the existing stairs, handrails, bike trough, etc. to facilitate the
creation of a plateau (landing) in the location shown on the drawings
for the path crossing.
.3 Regrading and compaction of subgrade materials for the installation
of stairway, handrail, bike trough, etc. modifications.
.4 Supply and installation of all materials for the modified stairs,
handrails, bike trough, etc. system to match the construction style of
the existing stairs.
.5 Hauling away and disposal of any excess or waste materials.
.6 Rehabilitation of all disturbed areas incidental to the work to pre-
construction conditions or better. Landscaped areas to be topsoiled
and seeded. This includes shaping, spreading, trimming and final
grading of topsoil stripped from pathway construction.
.7 All incidental work and items required to complete the work for
which payment is not specified elsewhere.