809 TRENCHING AND BACKFILLING

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809.01 DESCRIPTION.
Excavate trenches for the installation of underground conduit, wire, or duct cable for traffic control devices.
809.02 MATERIALS.
Backfill       950.05
Conduit Detection Tape       950.11
809.03 CONSTRUCTION.
Excavate trenches as specified.
In areas where conduit or cable is trenched, place a detector tape 6 in. below the finished grade. The tape shall be red and imprinted with a continuous warning message that reads "CAUTION: ELECTRICAL LINE BURIED BELOW", repeated every 36 in. The tape shall be inductively and conductively traceable using a standard pipe and cable locating device.
Cable Treatment. Bed the duct cable and direct buried wires into the special backfill material as specified.
Backfill. Backfill and compact the trench as specified in 801.03.05 and restore to its original condition. Replace topsoil, reseed, and resod, where directed.
809.04 MEASUREMENT AND PAYMENT.
Trenching and backfilling will not be measured but the cost will be incidental to the Contract unit price for the installation of the pertinent Conduit, Wire, or Duct Cable.