Kootenai Health Post Falls Clinic 1st Floor TI
Company & Contacts
Kalee Erickson 509-535-3531
Kootenai Health Post Falls Clinic
PART 1 – GENERAL
1.1 RELATED DOCUMENTS
A. Drawings and general provisions of Contract, including General and Supplementary
Conditions and other Division-01 Specification Sections, apply to work of this Section.
1.2 PROJECT DESCRIPTION
The Project consists of all work in the construction documents titled, “Kootenai Health, Post Falls First
Floor Infill”, dated February 14, 2018. The project consists of a new clinic tenant improvement on the
first floor inside of a current shell space area.
The project scope includes General, Mechanical, Plumbing, Fire Protection and Electrical construction.
1.3 SUBCONTRACTOR USE OF PREMISES
A. Use of the Site: Limit use of the premises to work in areas indicated. Confine operations to
areas within contract limits indicated. Do not disturb portions of the site beyond the areas in
which the Work is indicated without special permission from the Owner.
1. Owner Occupancy: Allow for Owner occupancy and use by the public of the existing
Clinic throughout the project.
2. Driveways and Entrances: Keep driveways and entrances serving the premises clear
and available to the Owner, the Owner’s employees, and emergency vehicles at all
times. Do not use these areas for parking or storage of materials. Schedule deliveries
to minimize space and time requirements for storage of materials and equipment onsite.
See site phasing and use plans for modifications to existing drives, building
entries and exits and contractor’s access and staging areas.
B. Use of the Existing Building: Maintain the existing building in a weathertight condition
throughout the construction period. Immediately build temporary enclosures as necessary for
full weather protection. Repair damage caused by construction operations. Take all
precautions necessary to protect the building and its occupants during the construction period.
1.4 OCCUPANCY REQUIREMENTS
A. Full Owner Occupancy: The Owner will occupy the site and existing building during the
entire construction period. Cooperate with the Owner during construction operations to
minimize conflicts and facilitate owner usage to the maximum extent possible. Perform the
Work so as not to interfere with the Owner’s operations. If operations will interfere with
Owner’s operations, provide not less than 7 days notice to the Owner of the interference and its
B. Partial Owner Occupancy: The Owner reserves the right to occupy and to place and install
equipment in completed areas of the project, prior to Substantial Completion provided that
such occupancy does not interfere with completion of the Work. Such placing of equipment
and partial occupancy shall not constitute acceptance of the total Work.
1. A Certificate of Substantial Completion will be executed for each specific portion of
the Work to be occupied prior to Owner occupancy.
2. Obtain a Certificate of Occupancy from local building officials prior to Owner
3. Prior to partial Owner occupancy, mechanical and electrical systems shall be fully
operational. Required inspections and tests shall have been successfully completed.
Upon occupancy the Owner will provide operation and maintenance of mechanical
and electrical systems in occupied portions of the building.
1.5 WORK RESTRICTIONS
A. On-Site Work Hours: All work hours shall be as directed by the CM/GC. Construction hours
will typically be 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Work may be temporarily suspended at any time for
the Owner’s convenience if activities become disrupting. Certain tasks or phases of work may
be required to be completed on nights, weekends or other off-hours basis. Such adjustments
and/or suspensions are to be anticipated and are not grounds for Change Orders unless they
happen to the extent to materially change the contract work or schedule by at least fifty
B. Existing Utility Interruptions: Do not interrupt utilities serving facilities occupied by Owner or
others unless permitted under the following conditions and then only after arranging to provide
temporary utility services according to requirements indicated:
1. Notify CM/GC not less than seven days in advance of proposed utility interruptions.
2. Do not proceed with utility interruptions without CM/GC’s written permission.
1.6 TIME OF COMPLETION AND PHASING
A. General Requirements:
1. Kootenai Clinic will continue to operate on its normal schedule for the duration of the
project. The Subcontractor must coordinate with the CM/GC its hours for deliveries
and traffic during construction to assure the safety of the staff, visitors and patients and
maintain necessary access to the surrounding buildings and site. The Subcontractor
shall coordinate and cooperate with the CM/GC to assure such safety.
2. Work shall start when the Subcontractor receives a formal “Notice to Proceed”, shall
proceed with promptness and dispatch, and shall commence and be substantially
complete per the schedule issued by the CM/GC.
3. The Subcontractor shall be permitted access to all phase areas for construction of
services or features that pass through a later phase to service an earlier phase. Such
access shall not interfere with owner activities in occupied rooms while the existing
Clinic is in operation. Subcontractor to coordinate work in these areas with the Owner
for access. Any work so completed shall be left in a condition not to produce a hazard
or undue inconvenience to the occupants of other areas.
1.7 FIRE PROTECTION SYSTEM WATER SUPPLY
A. The fire fighting water supply and the existing hydrant(s) connected thereto must be
maintained in continuous operation throughout the project.
B. No fire protection sprinkler system shut downs will exceed the allowable time of 3:59:59.
Subcontractors must make provisions to meet this requirement.
1.8 OTHER SAFETY SYSTEMS
A. Unless otherwise noted, by the completion of each phase, all safety systems of that phase must
be operational, including fire alarm, smoke detection, fire sprinklers, exit lighting, emergency
lighting, magnetic holder/releases at doors, rated door assemblies and other life safety and
security related features. All such systems or features must be tested or inspected by Building
or Fire officials prior to completion dates and Certificates of Occupancy obtained.
B. During each phase of construction, all existing safety systems must remain operational,
including fire sprinklers, exit lighting, emergency lighting, magnetic holder/releases at doors,
rated door assemblies and other life safety and security related features. Minor, temporary
interruptions may be accomplished with the cooperation of the Owner if they are required for
connection to or changes required by the new/remodeled systems.
C. The Subcontractor shall comply with the requirements of and obtain permits as required by the
Owner’s “Infection Control Risk Assessment Matrix of Precautions for Construction and
Renovation” during all activities and phases of construction. A copy of this document is
included in 01 50 00, Temporary Facilities.
1.9 EXIT ACCESS
A. Throughout construction, unobstructed access to exits must be maintained. Nothing must
obscure exit lighting, and temporary lighting as approved by the building official shall be
provided in temporary exit corridors. Materials must be stored out of the path of egress.
Temporary dust proof partitions must separate construction areas from occupied areas as per
requirements specified elsewhere herein.
B. The Subcontractor shall take care that construction operations do not jeopardize the safety of
persons traveling to and from the Clinic. Subcontractor shall maintain exit access from
occupied portions of the building, and ensure that this access is safe from the hazards of
construction activity at all times.
C. All temporary doors and partitions required to separate phases, separate work areas from
occupants, define exit pathways, and other temporary construction as required by the Fire
Marshall shall be provided as work of this contract. Doors in exit pathways shall have panic
hardware, or push operation with no lock or latch, as approved by the building official.
A. Coordinate closely with the CM/GC. Provide all necessary temporary services needed to
maintain all new and existing systems in operation in all occupied areas throughout all
B. Existing utility services lie buried around the perimeter of the building. Locations shown on
the drawings are taken from original construction documents and are not as-built conditions.
Locate gas, water, sewer, and any other mechanical-related utilities. Mark same and notify all
other trades so as to permit continued operation and avoid disruption of service. Provide
temporary connections, piping, protective shelters, and all other work necessary to maintain or
re-route these systems to keep them in operation during the course of this contract.
C. In addition, maintain all heating, ventilating, and air conditioning (HVAC), plumbing, and fire
sprinkler systems within the building which are served by these utilities. Maintain all such
systems throughout the course of the project to ensure continuous operation in all occupied
spaces. Provide all temporary connections or re-routing of services to or within these systems
to ensure continuity of operation in all occupied areas.
A. Coordinate closely with the CM/GC. Provide all temporary services needed to maintain new
and existing systems in operation in all occupied areas throughout all construction phases.
B. Existing electrical services are shown on the drawings. Locations shown on drawings are
taken from existing construction documents and are not as-built conditions. Fire alarms, clock
system, intercom, telephone and other lines are to be located, marked and preserved by
Subcontractor to allow continued operation of existing systems. Temporary rerouting
including wiring, conduit, connections, terminations, temporary shelters, and all other work
required to maintain or temporarily reroute these systems to keep them in operation is work of
1.12 USE OF THE SITE
A. Subcontractor’s use of site areas for storage, work sheds, and related activities shall be as
described in the documents and agreed to by the Owner and CM/GC. The CM/GC shall
maintain temporary fencing around all yard areas, work areas, and pedestrian pathways.
CM/GC shall provide gates and access for fire truck access as required by the Fire Marshal.
B. Failure to coordinate potentially interruptive activities with the Clinic may result in the
Subcontractor’s activities being stopped by the Clinic until satisfactory accommodations have
been reached or proposed by the Subcontractor and agreed to by the Clinic. Such work
stoppages shall not be justification for adjustments in the Contract Time or Contract Sum.
C. Work requiring any utility shutdowns require seven (7) calendar days’ written notice to the
Clinic. This written notice shall include date, time, length of shutdown, and all services and
areas that will be affected by the shutdown. The Owner’s schedule may require that the
Subcontractor adjust the date and/or time of the requested shutdown. Such required
adjustments shall not be justification for adjustments in the Contract Time or Contract Sum.
1.13 PROJECT COMPLETION AND WARRANTY
A. Certificates of Substantial Completion will be issued and logged accordingly. Warranty
obligations shall commence with the issuance of the Certificate of Substantial Completion.
A. All subcontractors will be responsible for examination of the drawings and specifications to
determine the effect of all bid documents on his bid. After bid opening, no allowance will be
made for changes in project scope and/or price which would have been apparent by
examination of all bid documents and observations at the site. Subcontractors are to report any
discrepancies, omissions, or duplications to the Architect for clarification by Addendum prior
to bid opening.
February 14, 2018
B. Existing Utilities: Existing mechanical and electrical services to surrounding structures shall
remain operational throughout the project. Provide temporary services as required to maintain
service to the Clinic and site. Complete new or temporary work and tie-ins prior to removing
or relocating existing services.
PART 2 – PRODUCTS (Not Applicable).
PART 3 – EXECUTION (Not Applicable).