Specifications include, but are not limited to: 4.1.1 Quantities are estimates only and no guarantee is made as to actual quantities the City will purchase
annually. Estimated annual quantities for the various mixes/materials are listed on the bid proposal
4.1.2 Portland Cement: Must meet the requirements of AASNTD M85 and also must meet the low alkali
and the false set requirements of that specification.
4.1.3 Type I or Type II Portland Cement shall be used for all Portland cement concrete, 4000 psi 7-bag
mix. Type I or II Portland Cement, 8-bag mix of high early strength with 2% calcium shall be used
for 5000 psi.
4.1.4 Different brands of cement, different types of cement, or the same brand cement, but from
different mills, shall not be mixed or placed in the same storage bin.
4.1.5 All mixes shall be in accordance with the 1983 edition of the Standard Specification for
Construction of Roads and Bridges as published by the Department of Transportation or updated
version. The Concrete Mix Table, 500.03, is located on page 323 of this manual.
4.1.6 The component Newcem® shall not be incorporated in any mix ordered by the City of Savannah,
due to its bleaching nature.