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Installation, Repair and Maintenance of Fencing ā€“ District 1

Publication Date
01/09/2019 08:50 AM EST
Closing Date
01/29/2019 05:00 PM EST
Issuing Organization
State of Georgia - Department of Transportation (GDOT)
Solicitation Number

Specifications include, but are not limited to: All replacement fencing components shall be installed to the most current design standard and in accordance with the Specifications and applicable Standard and Construction Details. Any exceptions to this shall have prior approval from the Engineer. In addition, all materials are to be replaced with like materials. Construct the fence to follow the contour of the ground. Place the bottom of the fence fabric at least 1 in. (25 mm) from the ground surface, but no more than 6 in. (150 mm). Clear the fence line a maximum of 8 ft. (2.4 m) wide and grade where necessary to provide a neat appearance. When the ground profile in low areas changes abruptly, use longer posts to maintain the ground clearance. Stretch multiple strands of barbed wire on the posts with 6 in. (150 mm) or less vertical clearances between strands of barbed wire. Connect the existing cross fences to new fencing, except for obviously unserviceable fences. Place corner or end posts, whichever is appropriate, at the junction with existing fences and fasten the wires in the new and existing fences to the posts. Install corner or pull posts for new fencing without placing tension on existing fence posts. At structures, fasten new fencing to end posts to permit livestock to pass through or under the structure freely, unless otherwise directed. Follow all applicable construction details and standards identified in Table 7 and in the project scope of services. Posts and Appurtenances: Follow these steps to install posts and appurtenances Replace and install the posts in the same location where possible. If the soil is Class I, II, III, or V, drive ā€œCā€ and 2-3/8 in. (60 mm) tube-type line posts for all fence types at least 3 ft. (900 mm) deep instead of using concrete encasement. Encase in concrete line posts installed in marshy or swampy areas (Class IV soils). Install posts in rock according to this subsection.

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