1. SECTION DESCRIPTION
    1. This Section specifies requirements for temporary services and facilities, including utilities, construction and support facilities, security and protection for projects.
       
  2. REQUIREMENTS OF REGULATORY AGENCIES
    1. Regulations:  Comply with industry standards and applicable laws and regulations of authorities having jurisdiction.
    2. Standards:  Comply with NFPA Code 241, "Building Construction and Demolition Operations", ANSI-A10 Series standards for "Safety Requirements for Construction and Demolition".
    3. Electrical Service:  Comply with NEMA, NEC and UL standards and regulations for temporary electric service; install service in compliance with National Electric Code (NFPA 70).
    4. Inspections:  Arrange for authorities having jurisdiction to inspect and test each temporary utility before use; obtain required certifications and permits if required.
       
  3. PROTECTION
    1. Protect sidewalks, asphalt paving, concrete, trees, shrubs, and lawn areas at all times from damage resulting from construction activities.  Refer to Section 01 56 39 Temporary Tree and Plant Protection for specific requirements related to vegetation.
    2. Prevent materials from clogging catch basins and yard drains; leave drains clean and in proper working condition.
    3. Protect Existing Irrigation Systems
      1. In the event damage occurs to an underground irrigation system as a direct result of a Contractor's activities, the Contractor shall repair/replace or be assessed a charge at the discretion of the OSU Project Manager.
      2. If repairs are to be made by the Contractor, the repairs will be inspected by the OSU Project Manager prior to backfilling.
      3. Any galvanized pipe that requires repair shall be repaired at a threaded coupling, not by use of a compression coupling.
    4. Protect Existing Air Handling Systems
      1. Contractor shall be responsible for protection of the cleanliness of the existing air handling system at all times. This protection shall include the following.
        1. During site work or building demolition, prefilters shall be provided and maintained on all building outside air intakes and adjacent neighboring buildings at all times throughout the construction duration.
        2. During any interior work that may create dust in the interior space and adjacent corridor/hallways, air filters shall be provided and maintained on all affected air return and exhaust grilles. Where air flow in or out of the space is not required, all air duct openings shall be temporarily blanked off with plywood or sheet metal.
        3. Prior to starting any work, the Contractor shall record and submit to the OSU Project Manager, pressure readings across all existing air handler air filter banks before installation of new prefilters.
        4. Upon completion of all Work affecting existing air handling systems, the Contractor shall remove all temporary filters, covers and associated parts and restore the system to its original operating condition unless otherwise stated elsewhere in the Contract Documents.
    5. Security is the responsibility of the Contractor.
      1. Provide security and facilities to protect Work and existing facilities and OSU’s operations from unauthorized entry, vandalism, or theft.
      2. Coordinate operations with OSU Project Manager.
         
  4. DRAINAGE
    1. Verify that all rain drains in the construction areas are in working order and notify the OSU Project Manager in writing of any rain drains that are plugged, prior to the start of the Work.
    2. Start of Work will be considered as acknowledgment that all drains are clear and in good working order.
    3. All drains shall be left in a clean and proper working condition verified by camera inspection.
       
  5. CONSTRUCTION PROJECT SAFETY
    1. Contractor shall submit to the OSU Project Manager, prior to signing the Contract, the completed "Construction Project Safety Form", Available on the OSU EH&S website. The Contractor shall manage a safe job environment for both the safety of all the people around the work site as well as the safety of OSU's and general public's property.
    2. The Contractor shall provide and maintain suitable barricades, shelters, lights, and danger signals during the progress of the Work; they shall meet the requirements of the local building code and OSHA.
       
  6. TEMPORARY UTILITIES
    1. Temporary Utilities
      1. Prepare a schedule indicating dates for implementation and termination of each temporary utility.
      2. At the earliest feasible time, when acceptable to OSU, change over from use of temporary service to use of the permanent service.
    2. Conditions of Use
      1. Keep temporary services and facilities clean and neat in appearance.
      2. Operate in a safe and efficient manner.
      3. Take necessary fire prevention measures.
      4. Do not overload facilities or permit them to interfere with progress.
      5. Do not allow hazardous, dangerous or unsanitary conditions, or public nuisances to develop or persist on the site.
    3. Electrical Service
      1. Service limited to 20 amp 120V circuits will be paid for by OSU.
      2. Connection to the service shall be the responsibility of the Contractor, with OSU's approval.
      3. Coordinate with the OSU Project Manager.
    4. Water Service
      1. Service in reasonable quantities for the Project will be paid for by the OSU.
      2. Connection to the service shall be the responsibility of the Contractor, with the OSU's approval.
      3. Coordinate with the OSU Project Manager.
    5. Existing Services
    6. Do not interrupt any existing service without prior request and approve of OSU Project Manager to enable OSU to shut down any utility required by the Work.
    7. A 96 hour notification is required prior to schedule utility shutdowns, but more lead time is often required to schedule around other critical activities.
    8. Contractor shall not shut down utilities.
       
  7. TEMPORARY SUPPORT FACILITIES
    1. Temporary Sanitary Facilities
      1. Provide and maintain an adequate number of facilities for the use of all persons employed on the Work during construction.
      2. Provide enclosed, weatherproof facilities with heat as required.
      3. Use of new or existing OSU facilities will not be permitted.
    2. Temporary Heat and Ventilation
      1. As necessary, provide temporary heat and ventilation required by construction activities, for curing or drying of completed installations or protection of installed construction from adverse effects of low temperatures or high humidity.  Select safe equipment that will not have a harmful effect on completed installations or elements being installed.  Coordinate ventilation requirements to produce the ambient condition required and minimize consumption of energy.
    3. Telephone Equipment
      1. Provide telephone communications at project site
    4. Contractor's Employee Parking
      1. Shall be limited to locations designated at the Pre-construction Conference.
         
  8. TEMPORARY BARRIERS AND ENCLOSURES
    1. Provide barriers and fencing to prevent unauthorized entry to construction areas and to protect existing facilities and adjacent properties from damage.
    2. Provide six foot high commercial grade chain link fence around construction site as directed by OSU Project Manager; equip with vehicular and pedestrian gates with lock.
    3. Exterior Closures: Provide temporary secured, weather-tight closures at exterior openings, to permit acceptable working conditions and protection of the Work.
    4. Interior Closures:
      1. Provide temporary floor to ceiling partitions (not plastic sheeting) and ceilings as required to separate work areas from OSU occupied areas, to prevent penetration of dust and moisture into OSU occupied areas, to reduce construction noise, and to prevent damage to existing materials and equipment.
      2. Paint surfaces exposed to view from OSU occupied areas.
         
  9. ODORS
    1. Refer to Section 01 35 43, Environmental Procedures and Requirements
       
  10. FIRE SAFETY
    1. Ensure that required exit routes remain visible and unobstructed while building is occupied.
    2. Abide by all fire safety requirements for buildings under construction, alteration or demolition as required by the 2014 Oregon Fire Code.
    3. An emergency telephone shall be provided on site.  Cellular telephone equipment is acceptable.
    4. Fire Suppression Equipment:
      1. Install and maintain temporary portable fire extinguishers to protect against reasonably predictable and controllable fire losses.  Comply with NFPA 10 "Standard for Portable Fire Extinguishers", and NFPA 241 "Standard for Safeguarding Construction, Alterations and Demolition Operations".
      2. Maintain equipment in working condition with current inspection certificate attached to each.
      3. Locate fire extinguishers where convenient and effective for their intended purpose, but not less than one extinguisher on each floor at or near each usable stairwell.
      4. Store flammable and combustible liquids in approved and labeled containers in fire-safe locations.
      5. Maintain unobstructed access to fire extinguishers, fire hydrants, temporary fire protection facilities equipment, stairways, and other access routes for fighting fires.
      6. OSU is a non-smoking campus. Prohibit smoking anywhere on campus property. 
      7. Provide continual supervision of welding operations, combustion type temporary heating units, and similar sources of fire ignition.
      8. Strictly adhere to the OSU Fire Protection Outage Guideline when adjusting operability of installed fire protection systems.
         
  11. CONSTRUCTION AIDS
    1. Scaffolding: comply with applicable OSHA requirements
    2. Material Handling Equipment:
      1. Provide necessary cranes, hoists, towers, or other lifting devices.
      2. Use only experienced operators.
      3. Remove equipment as soon as possible after task is ended.
      4. Coordinate placement of such equipment with OSU Project Manager.
      5. Obtain required permits and meet requirement of governing authorities regarding applicable regulations.
    3. Materials or debris shall not be allowed to free fall from building.
    4. The use of chutes or conveyors must be approved by OSU Project Manager.
       
  12. TEMPORARY CONTROLS
    1. Water Control
      1. Maintain excavations free of water. 
      2. Provide, operate, and maintain necessary pumping equipment.
    2. Temporary Traffic Control/Pedestrian Accessibility
      1. A continuous route for all pedestrians, including persons with disabilities and bicyclists, shall be maintained at all times.  When existing pedestrian facilities are disrupted, closed, or relocated in a construction zone, temporary pedestrian facilities must be provided.
      2. Temporary pedestrian facilities should be safe and accessible.  There should be no curbs or abrupt changes in grade that could cause tripping or be a barrier to wheelchair use.
      3. Signage shall be provided directing people to the temporary accessible route.  The signage shall include the International Symbol of Accessibility.
      4. Contractors shall not block temporary walkways with vehicles, equipment, construction materials, signs, trash, or other objects that might prohibit pedestrian passage.
      5. Construction equipment and equipment operation must be separated from any open walkways.  At construction zones, pedestrian fences or other protective barriers shall be provided to prevent access into the construction area.
      6. Street closures require a 96 hour notification prior to scheduled closure, but more lead time is often required to schedule around other critical activities. Such closure shall be coordinated by OSU Project Manager.
         
  13. OWNER OCCUPANCY
    1. The Owner (OSU) will occupy surrounding area of construction site during the entire period of construction for the conduct of normal university operations.   Cooperate with OSU Project Manager in construction operations to minimize conflict and to facilitate OSU's usage especially in the following areas:
      1. Restricted access and parking.
      2. Use of stairs.
      3. Storage space availability.
    2. Conduct operations in such a way to ensure the least inconvenience to the university and general public, including:
      1. Limitations and easements.
      2. Emergency vehicle access.
      3. Building access, day and night.
    3. Preparation
      1. Consult with OSU Project Manager to review jobsite areas required for field offices, material storage and stockpiles, equipment storage, access to different locations, etc.
         
  14. PERFORMANCE
    1. Confine equipment, apparatus, and storage of material to work limits.  OSU will not be responsible for protection of materials and equipment from damage, pilfering, etc.
    2. Install temporary facilities in such a manner that the installed work will not be damaged.
    3. Protect installed Work and provide special protection where specified in individual specification sections.
    4.  Prohibit traffic or storage upon waterproofed or roofed surfaces
    5. Do not use facilities of existing building unless authorized in writing by the OSU Project Manager
    6. Keep facilities well maintained.
      1. Debris shall not be allowed to remain around the buildings during performance of Work, but shall be disposed of as rapidly as it accumulates.
      2. On completion of Work, the buildings and grounds shall be left in a condition that is equal to or better than original condition.
      3. In case of failure to do so, OSU may remove rubbish and charge the cost to the Contractor.
    7. Relocate temporary facilities as required during job progress.
    8. Clean, repair, resurface, or restore existing surfaces to their original, or better, condition, or completely replace such surfaces to match existing, where damaged by construction operations.
    9. At Substantial Completion, clean and renovate permanent facilities that have been used during the construction period, including but not limited to:
      1. Replace air filters and clean inside of ductwork and housings.
      2. Replace significantly worn parts and parts that have been subject to unusual operating conditions.
      3. Replace lamps that are burned out or noticeably dimmed by substantial hours of use.
         
  15. PROJECT SIGNAGE
    1. Contractor is permitted to post only one project identification sign based on the following example. (See Diagram 01 50 00A at the end of this section)

 

Last Updated: 
02/14/2020