Section 2521. Certified Plant Inspection
Certified plant inspection will be required for Interstate, Primary, state park, and institutional projects. It will apply to other projects only when designated. When this specification applies, furnish or oversee certified plant inspection for the work, as specified herein.
A. For certified plant inspection, comply with Materials I.M. 213, using personnel certified for the type of inspection to be accomplished and using prescribed test equipment the Contractor furnishes. Ensure the equipment is also available for use by the Engineer for monitoring purposes.
B. When a field laboratory or office is furnished, as provided in Section 2520, exclusive use by the Engineer for inspection purposes is intended. Additional field laboratory space and equipment and/or office space for use by the Contractor to fulfill the requirements of Certified Plant Inspection are incidental to the contract unit price for the item for which this inspection is required.
C. Delivery of samples to the District Materials Laboratory may also be required. Comply with the provisions in Section 2534.
This specification applies to all HMA, HMA patching material, PCC, structural concrete, and flowable mortar, except where excluded by a note in the contract documents.
Certified plant inspection will not be measured.
Certified plant inspection will not be paid for separately and is to be included in the contract unit price for the item for which this inspection is required.