DESCRIPTION: Snow fencing shall consist of wood
slats woven together with five two wire strands of galvanized wire.
MATERIALS: Slats shall be made of no. 1 aspen or
spruce measuring (3/8) three-eight inches thick, one and one-half (1-1/2)
inches wide and forty-eight (48) inches high. The permission variation in width
shall not exceed one-sixteenth (1/16 ) inch and one-quarter (1/4 ) inch in
length. Thickness shall be a minimum of three-eights (3/8) inches thick but shall
not exceed 9-sixteenths (9/16) inches thick. Both ends shall be cut square. The
slats shall be painted with good quality of red iron oxide stain.
The base metal of the wire shall be of a good commercial
quality of steel. The galvanized steel wire shall be not less than thirteen (13) steel
wire gauge. The weight of the coating shall not be less than three-tenths (0.3) ounce per
square foot of uncoated wire surface. Determined in accordance with AASHO Designation T65
(Class 1). Weight of Coating on Zinc-Coated (Galvanized) Iron on steel Articles. The zinc
coating shall adhere to the wire, without flaking and without being removable by rubbing
with bare fingers, when the wire is bent completely around a pin of the same diameter as
that of the wire.
FABRICATION: The slats shall be spaced two and
one-quarter (2-1/4) inch apart plus or minus ¼, and there shall be not less
than two (2) three hundred and sizty (360) degree twist of the wire in the weave between
the slats. The fabric must be tightly woven so that the wire is forced into the wood slats
sufficiently to hold them tightly. The strands of wire shall be spaced (10) inches apart
and four (4) inches from the ends of the slat. The fence shall be stretched after weaving
and before being placed in rolls.
DELIVERY: The fencing shall be furnished in rolls of
fifty (50) or one hundred (100) feet in length as ordered.