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Q1) What is the specific work involved for bid Item #15 Hot Mix Asphalt. The Qty's are listed at Location #'s 16,17, & 22, but there is no detail as to what wotk is to be done involving HMA?
A1) Refer to the "Asphaltic Plug Joint Seal Detail" on Joint Seal Details No. 2 (sheet 16 of the project plans). Note that the term "AC" for asphalt concrete is interpreted as "HMA" in Section 0, "Global Revisions," of the Amendments to the Standard Specifications.