Item 619 FIELD OFFICE

619.01 Description

619.02 General

619.03 Method of Measurement

619.04 Basis of Payment

 

619.01 Description. This work consists of providing, maintaining, and subsequently removing a field office for the exclusive use of the Department for the duration of the Contract at a location approved by the Engineer.

619.02 General. Furnish a completely functional field office of the type specified in the Contract by the date directed by the Engineer.

Furnish each field office with a means for maintaining a room temperature between 68 and 80 F (20 and 27 C).

Furnish electric service for each field office.

Furnish potable hot and cold water for each field office.

Furnish neat, sanitary, enclosed toilet accommodations for each field office. Furnish associated lavatory and sanitary supplies. Portable facilities may be provided with the approval of the Engineer.

For projects requiring moisture and density control of construction materials, provide the field office with a lockable wood or metal storage box of sufficient size to store a nuclear density gauge and an electrical connection for the gauge.

For the type of field office specified, provide the items indicated in Table 619.02-1

Table 619.02-1 Field Office

Item

Type A

Type B

Type C

Minimum ceiling height, ft (m)

7 (2.1)

7 (2.1)

7 (2.1)

Floor space, ft2 (m2)

150 (14)

500 (46)

1000 (93)

Separate enclosed room, ft2 (m2)

(Part of specified floor space)

0 (0)

0 (0)

100 (9)

 

Telephone service & telephones[1]

2

2

2

Internet service connection [6]

 

1

1

Facsimile machine

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1

1

Copying machine[2]

1, 8-1/2x14

1, 11x17

1, 11x17

Baseradio & 4-hand held units[3]

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1

Calculator with tape

1

2

3

Desk and chair set

1

3

5

Work table, 30 72-inch
(750
1800 mm)

1

2

3

4-drawer, legal size, lockable metal file cabinet

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1

2

2-drawer, metal file cabinet

1

2

2

Portable fire extinguishers[4]

1

1

2

Plan rack[5]

1

1

2

All-weather parking spaces

4

8

10

[1] For each telephone specified, provide the telephone itself, all wiring necessary to connect the phone and computers or fax machines to the phone company system, and a working separate phone number for each telephone. Connect one phone to a recorded answering device. For Types B and C, provide one speakerphone.

[2] Capable of producing multiple copies of documents of the size designated; provide the copier with all necessary maintenance and paper supplies.

[3] Capable of transmitting and receiving voice communication between office and any area on the project site.

[4] Type 2-A:10-B:C, 5-pound (2.27 g) size

[5] Capable of handling the breakdown of 22 34-inch (559 864 mm) sized plans in to ten sections.

[6] Provide a broadband internet connection capable of download speeds greater than 1.5 Mbps. If 1.5 Mbps is not available, provide the highest speed available in the area.

 

With the Engineers written approval, the Contractormay modify the requirements for the field office.

Maintain all utility services (e.g., electric, security, telephone, water) for the duration of the project.

Furnish a concrete cylinder curing box capable of holding at least eight 6 x 12 inch (150 x 300 mm) cylinders at 73 F (23 C) +/- 3 degrees no matter what the ambient temperature is when constructing either portland cement concrete pavement over 10,000 square yards (8000 m2) or over 50 cubic yards (38 cubic meters) of bridge structure repair or replacement concrete. The box will have a sealed lid.

619.03 Method of Measurement. The Department will measure Field Office, Type ___ by the number of months the office is maintained. A partial month at the end of the project will be paid as a full month.

619.04 Basis of Payment. The Department will pay for accepted quantities at the contract price as follows:

Item unit Description

619 Month Field Office, Type ___