Fill, Select Fill and Marl Cap Material Receiving Inspection, Earthwork Site Preparation, Earthwork Excavation and Backfilling, General Fill, Engineered Fill, Structural Fill

Fill, Select-Fill and Marl Cap Materials Receiving Inspection | Earthwork – Site Preparation, Excavation and Backfilling | General Fill | Engineered Fill | Structural Fill:

In this article we will discuss about Fill, Select-Fill and Marl Cap Material Receiving Inspection | Earthwork Site Preparation | Earthwork Excavation and Backfilling | General Fill | Engineered Fill | Structural Fill.

Fill Materials:

  • Gravel, sand and/or marl materials-maximum size shall be 75mm. Note: If ½ of lift thickness is less than 75mm, the maximum sieve size allowed shall be equal to ½ of lift thickness.
  • Delivered fill materials shall be free of frozen lumps, organic material, trash, chunks of highly plastic clay or other unsatisfactory materials.
  • ‘Fill Material’ shall be used for all fills except where ‘Select Fill Material’ is specified. As a minimum, ‘Select Fill Material’ shall be used within 0.6 m (2 ft) of the bottom elevation of foundations, spread footings, or slabs-on-grade when fill is required to achieve final grade. ‘Select Fill Material’ shall also be specified for backfill which will be in contact with concrete or steel structures.

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Fill, Select Fill and Marl Cap Material Receiving Inspection, Earthwork Site Preparation, Earthwork Excavation and Backfilling, General Fill, Engineered Fill, Structural Fill
Fill, Select-Fill and Marl Cap Material Receiving Inspection, Earthwork Site Preparation, Earthwork Excavation and Backfilling, General Fill, Engineered Fill, Structural Fill

Select Fill Materials:

  • Maximum size of sand and gravel materials being received shall be 50mm diameter particles.
  • Select fill are composed only of inorganic materials and are free of frozen lumps, trash, or other unsatisfactory materials.

Marl Cap Materials:

  • Maximum size of marl materials being received shall be 75mm. Note: If ½ of lift thickness is less than 75mm, the max. sieve size allowed shall be equal to ½ of lift thickness.
  • Delivered fill materials shall be free of organic material, trash, or other unsatisfactory materials.

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