Demolition and disassembly will not be allowed until it is coordinated with OSU’s designated representative.
Maintain free and safe passage to and from buildings during demolition.
Prevent movement or settlement of structures.
Provide and place bracing, shoring and underpinning, and be responsible for safety and support of structures and assume liability for such movement, settlement, damage or injury.
Cease operations and notify OSU’s designated representative immediately if safety of structure appears to be endangered. Take precautions to properly support structure. Do not resume operations until safety is restored.
All active utilities traversing the project site shall be protected and maintained, unless noted to be removed or abandoned.
When removing a structure or building, establish a safety perimeter or corridor that restricts public access during the demolition operation. Provide, erect and maintain barricades, lighting and guard rails as required to protect the public.
Any unearthed underground tank shall be removed in accordance with applicable Department of Environmental Quality regulations and standards. Contact the OSU designated representative immediately upon discovery of an underground tank or sub surface structure. (See Construction Standard Section 02 65 00)
On every project involving existing facilities, a hazardous materials survey shall be performed prior to any demolition. This survey will be performed by OSU Environmental Health & Safety (EH&S) OR by independent consultant as directed by EH&S. (See Construction Standards Section 01 35 43 Environmental Procedures)
On all projects involving existing concrete flooring, the contractor is responsible for utilizing Ground Penetrating Radar prior to core drilling to avoid existing utilities and structural elements.
All inactive underground pipes or structures that are removed, abandoned, or otherwise disturbed with the project and are able to convey water shall be capped with approved plug or non-shrink grout once determined abandoned by OSU Project Manager.
The Contractor is responsible for providing sufficient advanced warning of scheduled utility interruptions as established during pre-construction meeting.
Cooperate with Oregon State University and utility companies whose work affects or will be affected by the demolition operations. It is the professional consultants’ and Contractors’ responsibility to ascertain and understand the rules, regulations and requirements of these authorities which affect the demolition process; notify them of conditions affecting their work, and disconnect or arrange for disconnection of utility services if required.
The professional consultant or Contractor shall comply fully with all provisions of the local codes, laws and ordinances applicable to work of this Section, and other OSU plans and documents that relate to campus planning and development,
The professional consultant or Contractor shall be required to submit all the required documents identified in local codes and ordinances applicable to work of this Section, and/or during the pre-planning, pre-construction, and/or construction meetings with project review team.