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Q1) The materials listed in this section conflict with those shown in section 10-1.19. Which section governs with respect to Item 13?
A1) With respect to contract item number 13 Section 10-1.19, "Hot Mix Asphalt," of the Special Provisions governs.16Mar10
Q2) If this section does not pertain to Item 13, what does it pertain to?
A2) Contractors have the option to use either HMA or MINOR HMA to construct temporary asphalt concrete tapers in accordance with Section 10-1.16, "Existing Highway Facilities," of the Special Provisions. 16Mar10