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Q1) Section 1.58 page 93 78-4.03 of the specs calls for Painting Concrete but I didn’t see any callout on the plans. Do the concrete foundations need to be painted?
Q2) Section 59 page 89 of the specs calls for Coating the Structural Steel Cattle Guard but there’s no callout on the plans. Does the Steel Cattle Guard need to be coated or galvanized?
A2) Yes, galvanized per Standard Specification Section 75 Miscellaneous Metal.
Q3) Section 80 page 96 of the specs calls for a temporary tortoise fence but none is shown on the plans. Does any tortoise fence need to be constructed?