656.01 Description. This work consists of cleaning up outside the excavated and filled areas and disposing of undesirable plants and other vegetative growth, prunings, rubbish, stumps, conspicuous stones, all down timber, dead brush, logs and timbers; felling and destroying of all snags and such dangerous trees; and pruning trees, native shrubs and similar vegetation but does not include work to be performed under Item 201.
656.02 Intensity of Cleanup. Control the intensity of cleanup to effect a natural transition in cleanup treatment from the edge of the pavement outward to the limits of the Right-of-Way to avoid sharp demarcation between the artificial and the natural.
656.03 Cleaning. After removal of large objects, clean the designated areas with grubbing rakes or wide-spaced tooth rakes. Do not disturb or injure desirable grass, vines, or wild flowers.
656.04 Pruning. Prune trees 6 inches (150 mm) or less in diameter and native shrubs and similar vegetation according to Item 666. Consider the diameter of existing trees to be the diameter measured at 54 inches (1.4 m) above the ground.
656.05 Disposal of Refuse. Use removed materials in the Work when the material conforms to the specifications; if not, then recycle or dispose of the material according to 105.16 and 105.17.
656.06 Method of Measurement. The Department will measure Roadside Cleanup by the number of M square feet (square meters) cleaned up and accepted.
The Department will determine the boundaries of the area to be cleaned up and the number of units.
656.07 Basis of Payment. The Department will pay for accepted quantities at the contract price as follows:
Item Unit Description
656 M Square Feet Roadside Cleanup