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Earthworks construction

Published: | Category: Construction , Pavement & surfacing , Specifications | Audiences: Road traffic engineers & consultants, Roading contractors

This specification and guidance notes cover the construction of earthworks including the clearing and removal of all obstacles within the limits of the earthworks; the excavation of all cuts, including excavation below the final subgrade surface; the excavation of borrow areas, benches and surface drainage facilities; the carting of the excavated material to fill or waste; and construction of the fills and subgrade; shaping, trimming, grassing and maintaining of the works.

Publication details

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  • Published: 1997
  • Reference: TNZ F/01
  • Conditions: Use is mandatory on state highways and recommended on other road controlling authority roads.
  • Also known as: F/1