Field Reference Manual
|Publication Date:||1 January 2020|
This Specification covers construction of cast-inplace concrete, architectural concrete, lightweight concrete, mass concrete, post-tensioned concrete, shrinkage-compensati
Unless otherwise specified, Sections 1 through 5 apply to Work where this Specification is referenced. Work covered by Sections 6 through 14 apply only if that Work is designated in Contract Documents.
This Specification is incorporated by Contract Documents and provides requirements for Contractor.
This Specification governs for construction within its scope. If there are differences between requirements of this Specification and project-specific Contract Documents, project-specific Contract Documents govern.
Use shotcrete as designated in Contract Documents.
Work not specified-The following Work is not in the scope of this Specification:
(a) Manufactured concrete products specified by ASTM standards
(b) Environmental concrete structures
(c) Heavyweight shielding concrete
(d) Paving concrete
(f) Insulating concrete
(g) Refractory concrete
(h) Nuclear containment structures
(i) Concrete piles; drilled piers; and caissons assigned to Seismic Design Categories A, B, and C
(j) Fire safety
(k) Slipformed concrete walls
(l) Residential post-tensioned slabs-on-ground
This Specification governs if there is a conflict with referenced materials and testing standards.
Contractor is permitted to submit written alternatives to any provision in this Specification for consideration.
Ignore provisions of this Specification that are not applicable to Work.
Units-Values in this Specification are stated in inch-pound units. A companion specification in SI units is available.
Unless otherwise stated, the inch-pound system of units is applicable to ASTM combined standards referenced in this Specification.
The Notes to Specifier are not part of this Specification.