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Q1) What is the anticipated water depth at the time of construction?
A1) An estimate of water depth will not provided.
Q2) Instead of gravel filled bags may sand bags be used
A2) No, material used for gravel-filled bags shall be as specified.
Q3) Can you please provide a detail for the downstream check dam?
A3) Refer to Standard Plan T57, Temporary Water Pollution Control Details (Temporary Check Dam).
Q4) Is the contractor required to use gravel bags for the cofferdams as shown on the plans or can a different mehtod that achieves the same result be used?
A4) Temporary coffer dam shall be constructed using gravel-filled bags as specified. Refer to Section 10-1.09, Temporary Creek Diversion System, of the Special Provisions.