207 REMOVAL OF EXISTING MASONRY

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207.01 DESCRIPTION
Remove all or part of existing concrete, concrete block, brick, or stone structures (headwalls, toe walls, etc.), including concrete piles. Refer to Section 405 for removal of existing bridge structures, box culverts, retaining walls, and noise barriers.
207.02 MATERIALS
Not applicable.
207.03 CONSTRUCTION
207.03.01 Removal. Unless otherwise specified, remove material to at least 1 ft below subgrade or existing ground. Except with written approval, do not use blasting. Piles, grillages, and cribbing under removed masonry shall be cut off to the above limit.
207.03.02 Use of Removed Masonry. Masonry material may be broken and used as specified in 204.02.01. Material determined to be unsuitable shall be disposed of as excess or unsuitable material.
207.03.03 Protection of Retained Masonry. Repair or replace retained sections that are damaged due to the construction operations. Cut connecting edges and surfaces to the line and grade specified or as directed.
207.04 MEASUREMENT AND PAYMENT
The payment will be full compensation for all excavation, backfill, disposal of excess or unsuitable material, blasting, and for all material, labor, equipment, tools, and incidentals necessary to complete the work.
207.04.01  Removal of Existing Masonry will be paid for at the Contract lump sum price.
207.04.02  When specified in the Contract Documents, Removal of Existing Masonry will be measured and paid for at the Contract unit price per cubic yard.
207.04.03  When a new structure is placed in the location of an existing structure, the removal of the existing structure will be incidental to the new structure, unless otherwise specified.