These Specifications shall apply to all such road and bridge works As are required to be executed under the Contract or otherwise directed by the Engineer-in-charge (hereinafter referred to as the Engineer). In
every case, the work shall be carried out to the satisfaction of the Engineer and conform to the location, lines, dimensions, grades and crosssections shown on the drawings or as indicated by the Engineer. The
quality of materials, processing of materials as may be needed at the site, salient features of the construction work and quality of finished work shall comply with the requirements set forth in succeeding sections.
Where the drawings and Specifications describe a portion of the work in only general terms, and not in complete detail, it shall be understood that only the best general practice is to prevail, materials and
workmanship of the best quality or to be employed and instructions of the Engineer are to be fully complied with. A list of Indian roads Congress Specifications and Recommended Codes of Practice which have been made use of in the preparations of these Specifications is given at Appendix-1. The latest edition of all Specifications/Standards till 30 (thirty) days before the final date of submission of the tender, shall be adopted.