659.05 Topsoil



1.  Specification


659.05    Topsoil

2.  Sampling and/or Inspection Requirements:

A 1-pint (0.5 L) representative sample shall be taken from each source, and for every stockpile comprised of a visually different material from the same source. (Field).

Samples shall be submitted to the Office of Geotechnical Engineering Operations Section in a 1-pint (0.5 L) friction top, air tight metal can supplied by the Department.

Samples shall be accompanied by a TE-31 or a copy of the CMS print screen.

3.  Methods of Tests.

AASHTO T-88, T-89, T-90, Supplement 1016. (Office of Geotechnical Engineering Operations)