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Work Plan: Sand City Dump Reconfiguration Project

Sand City, Monterey County California

February 1996

Project Manager: Marge Rouch, P.E.
Project Engineer: Glenn K. Young, P.E.

Environmental Engineering Consultant: CH2M-Hill, Inc.
Environmental Remediation Contractor: Granite Construction Company

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Work Scope

Special Provisions


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Work Scope

The scope of work for the Sand City Dump Reconfiguration project is as follows (reference Granite preliminary cost estimate and work scope at Attachment A and Alternative "A" Construction Drawings at Attachment B):

  1. Prepare and Submit a Supplemental Work plan (See Submittal Prior to Start Work Section)
  2. Review and comply with all permit requirements (See Permit Compliance Section)
  3. Mobilize equipment and personnel on-site
  4. Clear and grub iceplant from cover of fill
  5. Construct temporary site haul roads
  6. Excavate waste from cell location and stockpile
  7. Provide special measures for waste stockpiles as site conditions dictate (wind, rain, etc.)
  8. Excavate 100,000 CY cell and stockpile sand
  9. Coordinate with Construction Manager on sampling
  10. Coordinate with Construction Manager on HW response/disposal as necessary
  11. Excavate 100,000 CY waste from front of fill (150-178 feet) and place in cell
  12. Perform Recycling and Reclamation as necessary
  13. Place remaining waste over cell
  14. Grade front of fill and backfill with stockpiled sand
  15. Cover entire site with 2 feet of sand from stockpile
  16. Sculpture Dunes into cover in accordance with Monterey Peninsula Regional Park District drawing (See Dune Restoration Drawings Attachment C)
  17. Perform final clean-up and demobilization activities
  18. Perform Invoicing for work performed
  19. Perform project administration

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Special Provisions & Plans

A. Submittals Prior to Work Start

  1. Contractor will submit a supplemental work plan in accordance with contract IWM-C3059, VII. special provisions, section C. Compensable Services, item 6. Ensure that the following items are included in the supplemental work plan:
    a) Detailed Construction Schedule
    b) Detailed Cost Estimate
    c) Site Specific Injury & Illness Prevention Plan (See Section J)
    d) Site Access & Haul Routes (See Section D)
    e) Site Security Plan (See Section E)
  2. Submit all payment and performance bonds, per paragraph 3-1.02, Section VI, General Conditions, of the RFQ.

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B. Project Administration

  1. Contractor is responsible for all requirements contained in CIWMB Contract IWM-C3059.
  2. Ensure that a daily work log is maintained in accordance with Contract IWM-C3059, VII. Special Provisions, Section G. Daily Work Log.
  3. Conduct daily/weekly site meetings to ensure work is progressing in accordance with schedule.
  4. Provide a copy of the daily work log to the Construction Manager (The Environmental Engineering Consultant will act as the Construction Manager, unless a CIWMB Engineer is designated Construction Manager for a specified period).
  5. Prepare monthly invoicing for payment in accordance with Contract IWMC- 3059, Exhibit C.

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C. Permit Compliance

Comply with all permit conditions applicable to project. Reference the following attached permits:

a) Attachment D: Coastal Development Permit
b) Attachment E: Construction Grading Permit
c) Attachment F: NPDES Construction Activity Permit

D. Site Access & Routes

To ensure that no traffic congestions or delays result due to project activities ensure the following items are considered in the Supplemental Work plan:

a) Establish haul routes for equipment mobilizing, metal reclamation contractors, emergency response vehicles, or other subcontractors, etc.
b) Establish site entry control point(s) to maintain control of site access by visitors, subcontractors, etc.

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E. Site Security

Due to the location of the site and high-profile status of the project in the community, security will need to be addressed. Ensure that the following items are considered in the Supplemental Work Plan:

a) Erect temporary construction fencing around perimeter of site or where  necessary to prevent public access during construction period.
b) Place signs at entry control point and at every 100 feet of the perimeter that state "No Entry, State of California Construction Project in Progress, Trespassers will be prosecuted".
c) Ensure that only established entry control points are used by visitors or subcontractors.
d) Provide security during non-construction hours during critical points of construction, i.e. open cell excavation, etc. (coordinate with Sand City Police).
e) Contractor will take all precautions necessary to protect equipment and assets from vandalism and theft.

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F. Stockpile Management Plan

  1. Ensure stockpiles are accessible to earthmoving equipment and do not block haul routes.
  2. Ensure that run-off from waste stockpiles is not conveyed into Monterey Bay. Mitigation materials and measures will be available if such circumstances warrant implementation, i.e. silt fences, absorbent, sand bags, etc. will be available.
  3. Comply with all the conditions of approved Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plan (SWPPP) and Monitoring Program required by the NDPDES Construction Activity Permit. (See Attachment F).
  4. Ensure that management of stockpiles is coordinated with the Construction Manager and CIWMB Project Engineer for purposes of sampling and analysis.
  5. Perform any measures necessary to prevent public access to exposed waste stockpiles.

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G. Hazardous Waste Procedures

  1. If hazardous waste containers or substances are visually identified during construction the following procedures will apply. (Reference: CIWMB Contract IWM-C3057, VII. Special Provision, Section F. Refuse Removal and Disposal).
  2. If there are any 55-gallon drum containers or other suspicious containers with or without labels or unfamiliar odors emanating from containers or a site worker develops any type of medical conditions (skin rash, nausea, etc.) after coming in contact with materials, the operator or laborer will stop work and notify the Site Superintendent.
  3. The Site Superintendent will notify the Construction Manager, who will then initiate notification procedures as necessary:

    a) If medical emergency use 911 system
    b) Notify CIWMB project engineer
    c) Hazardous waste (HW) subcontractor (sub) will be notified to mobilize and provide Hazardous Categorization (HAZCAT) assessment
    d) Provide notifications to City, County Health, etc.
    e) HW subcontractor will develop a work plan to deal with handling and disposal of material
    f) CIWMB project engineer will approve work plan and authorize execution of work plan

  4. Construction superintendent will coordinate with HW sub and provide any handling of material necessary with proper direction from HW sub.
  5. Contractor will resume full construction operations at the direction of the CIWMB project engineer. If possible, Contractor will resume any other construction activities at the site which do not impact hazardous waste operations in progress.

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H. Site Sampling & Analysis

  1. Contractor will assist, as necessary, the Construction Manager in obtaining any stockpile samples necessary as outlined in the Site Sampling & Analysis Plan (Attachment G).
  2. Contractor will coordinate with the Construction Manager on movement and handling of waste as it applies to Sampling and Analysis.

I. Utility Damage Avoidance

  1. A map of all utilities for the site will be obtained from public works and reviewed for utilities effecting site work.
  2. Utility Site Assessment (USA) will be contacted and advised of work to be performed. All USA requirements or City Construction Permit requirements shall be adhered to by the contractor.
  3. All utilities (especially forced sewage main located adjacent to Highway 1) will be clearly marked.
  4. Contractor will brief all site personnel on location of  utilities and strict avoidance (especially heavy equipment).
  5. Access over utilities by heavy equipment will be limited to specially prepared designated heavy equipment crossings, i.e. "bridging" of crossings using steel plate, etc.
  6. Excavators and backhoes will not perform excavation within 25 feet of the surveyed and marked location of any utilities including the forced sewage main.

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J. Site Specific Injury & Illness Prevention Plan

Ensure that the following items are considered in the Site Specific Injury & Illness Prevention Plan (IIPP), which will be included in the Supplemental Work Plan (reference paragraph B, Section VII, Special Provisions, of the RFQ):

a) The contractor will prepare a site specific health and safety plan which will address site specific hazards and measures to protect worker's health and safety per Title 8 requirements.
b) The health and safety plan will, at minimum, address the following issues:

  1. Hazardous material incident response procedures
  2. Heavy Equipment Operations
  3. Open-hole excavations/cave-ins
  4. Confined space operations
  5. Site trip and physical hazards
  6. Steep slopes and loose soils
  7. IDLH environments (low-oxygen environments)
  8. Personal Protective Equipment required, e.g. at minimum, steel-toed shoes, safety glasses, construction hard-had, Orange/reflective construction vest, work gloves.

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K. Recycling & Reclamation

  1. Contractor during course of excavating landfill will separate and remove the following items for reclamation by a metal salvaging company (to be arranged for by the Contractor):

    a) automobile or vehicle carcasses
    b) household appliances including, refrigerators, washers, dryers, sinks, etc.
    c) 55-gallon drums or similar containers after HAZCAT is performed by HW Subcontractor or as directed by CIWMB engineer.      
    d) furniture including sofas, chairs, etc.
    e) any unidentifiable metal object larger than 1 cubic yard in volume.

  2. Metal Salvaging subcontractor will remove all material from site and  compensate contractor for "as is" condition of the material. Contractor will not perform any further preparation of material for reclamation.

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Attachment A: 
Granite Preliminary Cost Estimate and Work Scope

Attachment B:
CH2M-Hill Draft Site Investigation & Alternatives Analysis Report with Drawings

Attachment C:
Dune Restoration Drawings

Attachment D:
Coastal Development Permits

Attachment E:
Construction Grading Permit

Attachment F:
NPDES Construction Activity Permit

Attachment G:
Sampling & Analysis Plan

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