659 Seeding and Mulching

Documentation Requirements - 659 Seeding and Mulching

1.        Measure area to be seeded prior to start of operations and setup test sections

2.        Exclude area to be seeded at contractor's expense

3.        Fertilizer incorporated to a depth of 2 inches (5 cm) by_______________________  (harrowing, disking, etc.)  Type of fertilizer placed as outlined in 659.04

4.        Calculate and document seed mixture required and used

5.        Rocks and other foreign material larger than 3 inches (8 cm) removed. 1 inch (2.5 cm) and larger removed in front of residences, commercial properties, and between curb and sidewalks

6.        If broad cast seeding, rake and roll flat areas, and track slopes with dozer.

7.        Mulch should be placed within 48 hours after seed has been sown

8.        Agree with Contractor on areas to be paid by both the State and Contractor

Note: Use from CA-EC-2 for field dimensions and calculations