205 TEST PIT EXCAVATION

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205.01 DESCRIPTION.
Excavate and backfill test pits to determine the location of underground structures and utilities.
205.02 MATERIALS.
Not applicable.
205.03 CONSTRUCTION.
Determine the location of underground structures and utilities by test pit excavation prior to excavation operations.
Excavate test pits at the location and to the size and depth authorized. Backfill test pits as specified in Section 210.
205.04 MEASUREMENT AND PAYMENT.
Test Pit Excavation will be measured and paid for at the Contract unit price per cubic yard for the material actually removed from within the limits specified. The payment will be full compensation for all excavation, tamped backfill, and all material, labor, equipment, tools, and incidentals necessary to complete the work. Any pavement to be replaced will be measured and paid for as specified in Section 106.