Report of the Government of the District of Columbia: Including Miscellaneous Reports, Volumen2

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Página 311 - ... promptly make payments to all persons supplying him or them with labor and materials in the prosecution of the work provided for in such contract...
Página v - ... an Act providing a permanent form of government for the District of Columbia...
Página 47 - ... any improper materials used in its construction, or by or on account of any act or omission of the said contractor or his agents...
Página 312 - Columbia in completing the said contract in excess of the price herein stipulated to be paid the contractor for completing the same, and also all costs of inspection and superintendence, Including all necessary traveling expenses connected therewith incurred by the...
Página 299 - ... loss or damage due to negligence, or arising out of the nature of the work to be done, or from any unforeseen or unusual obstructions or difficulties which may be encountered in the prosecution of the same, or from the action of the elements, will be sustained by the contractor. 5. Employees. — The contractor shall employ capable superintendents or foremen to represent him on the work, and they shall receive and obey orders from the engineer.
Página xvii - President, in the interest of public health, comfort, morals, safety, and welfare, to provide for the discontinuance of the use as dwellings of buildings situated in alleys and to eliminate the hidden communities in inhabited alleys of the District of Columbia...
Página 290 - When the asphaltic cement contains over 5 per cent of material that will separate by subsidence while in a molten condition, it must be thoroughly agitated before drawing from storage and while in use in the supply kettles, so as to insure a uniform cement. These properties shall be determined by tests made by uniform methods, descriptions of which are on file in the office of the Engineer Commissioner.
Página 272 - ... engineer and the space filled with suitable material thoroughly compacted. The bed, after being trimmed so as to be parallel to the surface of...
Página 278 - Retain fund.—The retain fund shall be subject to the control of the commissioners of the District of Columbia for the purpose of maintaining the work in repair and making good any defects discovered during the period specified.
Página 286 - No hydraulic cement shall be used upon the work until it has been tested in the office of the Engineer Commissioner and accepted by him, the tests to extend over such length of time, not exceeding twenty-eight days, as the Engineer Commissioner may think necessary.

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