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- Construction Specifications -
C201 Control of Traffic 3 July 2018 Use of Warning Lamps has been excluded
C202     Rural Road Clear Zones 3 July 2018   Basic layout changes

Limits of clearing reference changed to reference AUSTROADS Guide to Road Design
C211     Control of Erosion and Sedimentation 2 July 2018   Minor layout changes
C212     Clearing and Grubbing 3 July 2018   Minor layout changes
C213     Earthworks 2 July 2018   C213.30.02 Compaction and moisture requirements are amended as follows:
The following areas shall be compacted to provide a relative compaction, determined by AS 1289 for standard compaction effort and proof rolling, of no less than 98% for up to 300 mm from subgrade level and 95% for the remainder.

Minor layout changes
C220     Stormwater Drainage 3 July 2018   Section on Construction and Preparation for Stormwater Drainage Construction added

Minor layout changes
C221     Pipe Drainage Specification 1 Oct 2007    
C222     Precast Box Culverts 3 July 2018   Minor layout changes
C223     Drainage Structures 3 July 2018   Minor layour changes
C224     Open Drains 1 Oct 2007    
C230     Subsurface Drainage 3 July 2018   Clauses in Excavation regarding Approval by Public Utility, Blasting Operation, Excavation Level, Unsuitable Material, and Spoil were deleted.

Section for No Fines Concrete & Geotextile installation added

Clauses added to Backfilling section

Additional specification requirements to MATERIALS for Concrete added

Table and clause added to Filler Material Section

Additional specification requirements added to MATERIALS for No Fines Concrete (Aggregate properties and particle size distribution)

Use of thin walled corrugated plastic pipe is no longer supported. Strip filter drains or slotted PVC pipe must be used.
C231     Subsoil and Foundation Drains 3 July 2018   Minor layout changes

Use of thin walled corrugated plastic pipe is no longer supported. Strip filter drains or slotted PVC pipe must be used.
C232     Pavement Drains 2 July 2018   Intra Pavement Drains section deleted

Pavement Drains section added
C233     Drainage Mats 2 July 2018   New Document
C241     Stabilisation 1 Oct 2007    
C242     Flexible Pavements 1 Oct 2007    
C244     Sprayed Bituminous Surfacing 1 Oct 2007    
C245     Asphalt Concrete Surfacing 3 Nov 2019   Table C245.30.01 Tolerance for Course Thickness amended for 10mm & 14mm asphalt has tolerances of +5 -0
C254     Segmental Paving 1 Oct 2007   Not used 
C261     Pavement Markings 2 July 2018   Clause under REMOVAL OF PAVEMENT MARKINGS regarding Marking Removal - Chip Seal added:
The Contractor shall remove pavement markings, no longer required, from the wearing surface of pavements by resurfacing with 7mm stone or other approved method without significant damage to the surface.  The resurfacing area shall be undertaken as a rectangular shape to include the painted surface plus 100mm clearance/overlap.

Marking Tolerances table added

Ambient Conditions clause added to Application of Paint and Beads
C262     Signposting 2 July 2018   Clause added to Non-Reflective Background Material regarding Colours added

Clause added to Retro-Reflective Material for Background and Legend (Brand names no longer mentioned):
Retro-reflective materials will be as per MRTS14 from the Department of Transport and Main Roads.

New section of Sign Structure Warranty added to specify for warranty for different sign face material.
C263     Guide Posts 2 April 2019   Document of Changes
C264     Guardrail 2 April 2019   1. Document renamed to Guardrail

2. Clause for timber posts removed:
C264.04.01  Timber posts are to be used only in end panels, as detailed on the drawings.  Timber posts and blocking pieces shall be cut from Select Grade hardwood and conform to structural Grade No. 1 of AS 2082.  All surfaces shall be smooth and free from obvious saw marks.

3. Clauses removed from D264.05 Erection of Steel Posts:
C264.01.01  The posts shall not have any obvious deformation as a result of driving.  Any damage which does occur to the posts is to be repaired within 24 hours using an approved cold galvanising compound.

C264.01.02  Any post which has been excessively damaged will be rejected and shall be replaced by the Contractor.

4. Section of Erection of Timber posts deleted as no council actively uses timber posts now.
C265     Boundary Fencing 2 July 2018   Minor layout changes
C271     Minor Concrete Works 2 July 2018   Minor layout changes
C273     Landscaping 3 Jan 2017    
C401     Water Reticulation   Feb 2015    
C402     Sewer Reticulation   Feb 2015    
C501     Bushfire Protection 3 July 2018   Requirement for roadline to be ripped has been deleted

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