CHAIN-LINK FENCE AND FIELD FENCE

 

GENERAL REQUIREMENT

This memorandum covers fence materials for use in chain-link fence and field fence. All fence material shall be new and shall comply with the requirements of Standard Specifications 4154. All fence materials of iron or steel shall be from domestic origin and melted and manufactured in the USA.

 

CHAIN LINK FENCE

 

Source Approval Fabric and Steel Posts, Braces, and Rails

Prior to furnishing material for a project, the manufacturer or supplier shall submit all relevant documentation and product literature for approval of the engineer.

 

Certification Statement Fabric, Steel Posts, Braces, and Rails, Fittings, Wire, and Gates

 

The certification of compliance shall be signed by a designated or responsible company representative and shall be stated as follows:

 

The materials itemized in this shipment are from the Iowa Department of Transportation approved sources (when applicable) and are certified to be in compliance with the applicable ASTM or AASHTO Standards and the Iowa Department of Transportation Standard Specifications, IMs and meet the Buy America requirements as described in IM 107 for all steel, iron products and coatings.

 

 

 

 

Authorized Signature & Date

 

The following information and certification shall appear on the above documents:

 

1.     Manufacturer or supplier name

2.     Description of materials

3.     Destination

4.     Project number

5.     Number of pieces, thickness, diameter, length, and brand

 

 

Acceptance

Acceptance will be based on an approved manufacturer or supplier listed in Appendix A, B, or C and certification statement.

 

FIELD FENCE

 

Source Approval Steel Line Posts and Braces and Wood Posts

Prior to furnishing material for a project, the manufacturer or supplier shall submit all relevant documentation and product literature for approval of the engineer.

 

Certification Statement Steel Line Posts and Braces, Wood Posts, Fabric, Wire, and Gates

 

The certification of compliance shall be signed by a designated or responsible company representative and shall be stated as follows:

 

The materials itemized in this shipment are from the Iowa Department of Transportation approved sources (when applicable) and are certified to be in compliance with the applicable ASTM or AASHTO Standards and the Iowa Department of Transportation Standard Specifications, IMs and meet the Buy America requirements as described in IM 107 for all steel, iron products and coatings.

 

 

 

 

Authorized Signature & Date

 

The following information and certification shall appear on the above documents:

 

1.     Manufacturer or supplier name

2.     Description of materials

3.     Destination

4.     Project number

5.     Number of pieces, thickness, diameter, length, and brand

 

Acceptance

Acceptance of steel line posts and braces for field fence will be based on an approved supplier listed in Appendix D and certification statement. Acceptance of wood fence posts will be based on an approved source as listed in IM 462 Appendix A.

 

MONITOR SAMPLING AND TESTING

The District Materials Office shall secure monitor samples from projects of which a minimum of one sample should be tested annually for each source. Test samples from a project shall be a minimum of 36 to 48 inches in length and shall represent posts, top rail, and brace material of the same lot. Fabric test samples shall represent a cross section of a minimum of 12 inches wide by 72 inches high of the same lot.