"The Contractor shall excavate and backfill test pits in order to determine existing underground utility type, size and/or condition where new utility connections to existing facilities are proposed. The Contractor shall excavate and backfill test pits in a manner approved by the Engineer that prevents damage to wrappings, coatings or other protective coverings, such as by hand digging, vacuum excavation or similar non-destructive locating equipment. The limits of the excavation shall be thosesufficient to determine existing utility type, size and/or condition."
"2. Marking Tape. This will be polyethylene material 3 in. wide, 4 mil. thick. Include warning markings."
"Install MSES identification markers. Place the marking tape at the highest possible elevation that will not damage the tape. For walls supporting a pavement section, install the tape 6 in. below top of subbase elevation. For walls supporting earth, install the tape 6 in. below finished grade. Install the marking tape on top of the reinforced backfill area, parallel to the wall face in rows at 5 ft. intervals until the back edge of the reinforced backfill area is reached."
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