Standard Specifications for Movable Highway Bridges
|Publication Date:||1 January 1988|
General: These specifications cover the design, fabrication, and erection of movable highway bridges.
The requirements for fixed span bridges, as given in the latest edition of the Standard Specifications for Highway Bridges of the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials, shall apply to movable bridges except as otherwise provided herein.
The structural, mechanical, and electrical design will be furnished by the State, unless it is stated in the invitation for bids that such designs, or specified portions of them, are to be furnished by the Contractor.
The State shall, with its invitation for bids, furnish a copy of the contract form together with site plans and a full description of the requirements for the structure. These requirements shall make clear the division of responsibility between the State and the Contractor for designing, furnishing and erecting or installing all components of the structure, and shall fully specify or describe all of such components which are the responsibility of, or affect the work of, the Contractor.
The Contractor or Contractors shall furnish and erect the structure ready for operation and to receive traffic, except for such components as are specified to be furnished or installed by the State.