SECTION 1026 — NEOPRENE STRIP SEAL DAM
1026.1 DESCRIPTION —
This work is the furnishing and installation of neoprene strip seal expansion darn for bridge joints, including the necessary fabricated structural steel.
1026.2 MATERIAL —
Prior to fabrication, submit shop drawings, as specified in Section 105.02(d), showing complete details, dimensions, size, and type of seal as well as other information and data necessary for the complete fabrication and erection of the dam.
Use a prequalified fabrication shop as specified in Section 1105.01(a).
(b) Structural Steel.
Section 1105.02(a)2., painted as specified in Section 1060. Allow no substitutions.
(c) Anchor Bolts and Washers.
Neoprene Strip Seal and Lubricant Adhesive.
Section 705.4(d), from a manufacturer listed in Bulletin 15
1026.3 CONSTRUCTION —
As shown on the Standard Drawings and as follows:
Before installing the seal, clean metal surfaces in direct contact with the seal to remove foreign material and to provide for proper bond between the seal and the metal surfaces. Clean as specified in Section 1071.3(c)1.
Do not splice the seal, unless indicated. When splices are indicated, they are to be vulcanized by the manufacturer.
If stretching of the seal during installation is unavoidable, do not exceed 5% elongation.
Cocked or twisted seal installation will not be accepted.
Remove any seal that is damaged during installation, then install a new seal.
1026.4 MEASUREMENT AND PAYMENT —
For the movement specified.
Measured out-to-out along the centerline of the exposed surfaces of the seal and the steel plates, including sidewalks if applicable, following the vertical and sloped faces of curbs and parapets, resulting in a true length as opposed to a horizontally projected length.
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