Before excavation of trenches under sealed/concreted pavements, trench outlines shall be cut using an abrasive type cutting wheel or other approved means to avoid overbreak or lifting of sealed surfaces or stabilised sub-base material.
Trench excavation shall be carried out to the grades and levels and dimensions shown on the approved drawings.
Excavated materials shall not be stockpiled so they block or obstruct roads, footpaths, accessways or create a health and safety danger to those working in the trench i.e. excavated materials shall not be stockpiled on the edge of a trench.
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