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TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

GENERAL SERVICES DIVISION

SPECIFICATION NO.

TxDOT 070-69-41*

REVISED: NOVEMBER, 2006

EOS CLASS CODE: 260030

TRAILER, MACHINERY, DROP OR LEVEL DECK, HYDRAULIC OR MECHANICAL

FOLDING GOOSENECK, TRIPLE AXLE

PUBLICATION

This specification is a product of the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT). It is the practice of

TxDOT to support other entities by making this specification available through the National Institute of

Governmental Purchasing (NIGP). This specification may not be sold for profit or monetary gain. If this

specification is altered in any way, the header, and any and all references to TxDOT must be removed.

TxDOT does not assume nor accept any liability when this specification is used in the procurement

process by any other entity.

PART I

GENERAL CLAUSES AND CONDITIONS

1. The equipment furnished under this specification shall be the latest improved model in current

production, as offered to commercial trade, and shall be of quality workmanship and material. The

respondent represents that all equipment offered under this specification shall be new. USED,

SHOPWORN, DEMONSTRATOR, PROTOTYPE, REMANUFACTURED, RECONDITIONED, OR

DISCONTINUED MODELS ARE NOT ACCEPTABLE.

2. Respondent should submit with the solicitation or have on file with TxDOT, Austin, Texas, the latest

printed literature and detailed specifications on equipment the respondent proposes to furnish. This

literature is for informational purposes only.

3. All parts not specifically mentioned which are necessary for the unit to be complete and ready for

operation or which are normally furnished as standard equipment shall be furnished by the vendor. All

parts shall conform in strength, quality and workmanship to the accepted standards of the industry.

4. The unit shall be completely assembled and adjusted, and all equipment including standard and

supplemental equipment shall be installed and the unit made ready for continuous operation upon

delivery.

5. The unit provided shall meet or exceed all Federal and State of Texas safety, health, lighting and

noise regulations and standards in effect and applicable to equipment furnished at the time of

manufacture.

* This Specification Supersedes Specification No. TxDOT 070-69-05, Revised June, 2000.

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SPECIFICATION NO.

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EOS CLASS CODE: 260030

6. It is the intent of TxDOT to purchase goods, equipment and services having the least adverse

environmental impact, within the constraints of statutory purchasing requirements, TxDOT need,

availability, and sound economical considerations. Suggested changes and environmental

enhancements for possible inclusion in future revisions of this specification are encouraged.

7. TxDOT encourages all manufacturers to comply voluntarily with the Society of Automotive Engineers

(SAE) Recommended Practice for marking of plastic parts per current SAE J1344 standard. All plastic

components furnished to this specification should have an imprinted SAE symbol identifying the resin

composition of the component so that the item can be recycled after its useful life. Manufacturers are

encouraged to use recycled plastics and materials in the manufacture of their products in order to

conserve natural resources, energy and landfill space. Respondents should note that future

specification revisions may require mandatory compliance with the SAE plastic coding system.

8. TxDOT is committed to procuring quality goods and equipment. TxDOT encourages manufacturers to

adopt the American National Standards Institute/International Organization for

Standardization/American Society for Quality (ANSI/ISO/ASQ) Q9001-2000: Quality Management

Systems: Requirements and obtain certification. Adopting and implementing these standards is

considered beneficial to the manufacturer, TxDOT, and the environment. It is TxDOT's position that

the total quality management concepts contained within these standards can result in reduced

production costs, higher quality products, and more efficient use of energy and natural resources.

PART II

SPECIFICATIONS

1. SCOPE: This specification describes a heavy-duty dual wheel triple axle level and drop deck

machinery trailer with a Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR) of not less than 85,000 pounds,

equipped with a mechanical or hydraulic folding gooseneck. The trailer deck and folding gooseneck

type (mechanical or hydraulic) will be identified on the Invitation for Bids. Trailers furnished to this

specification shall be legally and structurally capable of transporting 65,000 pounds net carrying

capacity (payload), on highway at speeds up to 65 MPH and off highway under conditions imposing

more severe frame stresses without experiencing failure or permanent sets in the trailer frame or any

component of the unit. Units furnished to this specification shall meet or exceed all requirements

herein.

2. EXAMPLES

LEVEL DECK MECHANICAL FOLDING

GOOSENECK

DROP DECK

Kalyn FG3-35-T Kalyn FG3-35-T

Fruehauf Model 503MFLD Fruehauf Model 503 MFDD

Load King Model 353LFM Load King Model 353DFM

Etnyre Model RF35TL3-T1

or TxDOT approved equal

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Etnyre Model RF35TD3-T1

or TxDOT approved equal


LEVEL DECK HYDRAULIC FOLDING

GOOSENECK

SPECIFICATION NO.

TxDOT 070-69-41*

REVISED: NOVEMBER 2006

EOS CLASS CODE: 260030

DROP DECK

Fruehauf Model 503HFLD Fruehauf Model 503 HFDD

Load King Model 353LHF Load King Model 353DMF

Etnyre Model HF35TL3-T1

or TxDOT approved equal

Etnyre Model HF35TD3-T1

or TxDOT approved equal

NOTICE TO RESPONDENT: Any example shown is listed to show type and class of equipment

desired. Respondent is cautioned to read the specification carefully, as there may be special

requirements not commonly offered by the equipment manufacturer. DO NOT ASSUME STANDARD

EQUIPMENT MEETS ALL OF THE DETAILED SPECIFICATION REQUIREMENTS MERELY

BECAUSE IT IS LISTED AS AN EXAMPLE. Respondent is cautioned that any unit delivered to the

FOB point that does not meet specifications in every aspect will not be accepted.

3. CAPACITY

3.1. Trailer shall have a minimum net carrying (payload) capacity of 65,000 pounds, when towed at

65 MPH.

3.2. Trailer and payload weight distribution shall transfer approximately 35 percent of weight to the

towing vehicle.

4. BODY DIMENSIONS (nominal)

CATEGORY LEVEL DECK DROP DECK

4.1. Overall length – minimum 44 feet 46 feet

4.2. King pin to rear of trailer – minimum 50 feet 50 feet

4.3. Rear of gooseneck to rear of trailer – minimum 33 feet 9 inches 34 feet 8 inches

4.4. Deck length – minimum 22 feet 22 feet

4.5. Deck and gooseneck width 8 feet 6 inches 8 feet 6 inches

4.6. Maximum unloaded deck height 38 inches 28 inches

4.7. Gooseneck height shall provide a level deck when attached to a truck tractor with the

dimensions stated on the Invitation for Bids.

4.8. Drop deck configuration shall provide rear upper deck ramp climb angle of 30 degrees or less.

5. FLOORING: Flooring shall be longitudinal apitong hardwood decking, nominal 2 inches thick.

6.

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FRAME

SPECIFICATION NO.

TxDOT 070-69-41*

REVISED: NOVEMBER 2006

EOS CLASS CODE: 260030

6.1. Shall be all electrically welded wherever steel meets steel. Welds shall be of quality

workmanship, with all excess slag removed.

6.2. Frame shall be designed to permit front equipment loading and rear dock or birm loading.

6.3. Main and side beams, gooseneck frame, and cross members shall be high strength steel

I-beam with gussets as required for distribution of load. Cross members shall be spaced as

required to support flooring and cargo, on a maximum of 12 inch centers.

6.4. Gooseneck frame shall be equipped with a heavy-duty pick-up eye, which shall be configured

to provide smooth transition of gooseneck over truck tail roller, with trailer loaded or unloaded.

6.5. Gooseneck dimensions shall be compatible with a truck tractor with dimensions stated on the

Invitation for Bids.

7. UNDERCARRIAGE

7.1. Three dual wheel axles, full oscillating mounting or suspended, as normally furnished by

manufacturer.

7.1.1. Front axle shall be “lift-up” design, equipped with an independent airlift mechanism to

raise the front axle, tires, and rims off the road surface when not in use. Airlift

mechanism shall lift the axle the full height of the travel of the trailer’s suspension.

Controls shall be conveniently located on the driver’s side of the trailer, near the axle.

7.2. Gross triple axle weight rating of not less than 57,750 pounds at 65 MPH.

7.3. Wheel bearings shall be oil lubricated anti-friction roller type.

7.4. Wheel hubs shall be oil lubricated type with a level sight gauge, oil seals, and an air seep

plug.

EXAMPLE: Pro-Par hubs with Stemco seals or TxDOT approved equal.

7.5. Central lubrication system (CLS) unit shall be equipped with a manually operated system to

provide lubrication to all applicable points through a centralized grease fitting, metering valve,

and feed tubes to supply lube outlets. CLS shall be clearly labeled as to function, operation,

and location.

EXAMPLE: Lincoln Quicklub or TxDOT approved equal.

8. UNDER RIDE PROTECTION: The assembled unit shall meet the Texas Motor Carrier Safety

Regulations No. 393.86 under ride protection requirements as adopted into the latest revision of the

Texas Traffic Laws.

9. KING PIN AND GOOSENECK

9.1. King pin shall be floating (drop-in) type.

9.2. Setting shall provide proper clearances from the towing vehicle described on the Invitation for

Bids.

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SPECIFICATION NO.

TxDOT 070-69-41*

REVISED: NOVEMBER 2006

EOS CLASS CODE: 260030

9.3. When a hydraulic folding gooseneck mechanism is specified, trailer shall be equipped with a

complete, self-contained hydraulic system, with controls located near the front of the trailer, on

the left (driver's side). The hydraulic system shall be powered by a minimum eight horsepower

air-cooled, electric start engine with self-contained battery pack.

9.4. Front of gooseneck shall be tapered to facilitate loading of equipment, such as steel wheel

rollers.

10. TIRES AND WHEELS

10.1. Tires shall be tubeless, low profile steel-belted radials with highway tread.

10.2. Wheels shall be hub-piloted, single-piece steel disc type with a maximum load rating at least

equal to the tire rating.

10.3. Size of tires and wheels shall provide a capacity of not less than 57,750 pounds at 65 MPH.

Load ratings shall be determined by reference to the current yearbook of the Tire and Rim

Association, or the tire manufacturer's published load rating.

10.4. One un-mounted spare wheel and tire shall be provided, identical to those furnished on the

trailer.

10.5. Dual tire pressure equalization valves shall be furnished, which are designed to provide

constant visual monitoring and equalization of air pressure in dual tire assemblies, and protect

against slow leaks by isolating either tire in the event of a pressure drop of 10 + psi. Valve

shall have a color coded air pressure display to indicate tire pressure (over/under) and be

factory pre-set at the correct psi to supply the tires provided, at the specified net carrying

capacity and road speed. A single inflation point with corrosion resistant valve stem cover

and a 360-degree swivel type hose connection shall be provided. Valve shall be mounted to

the hub or lug bolts of the dual wheels.

11. BRAKES: Shall be four-channel anti-lock system, meeting the following requirements:

11.1. Air brakes acting on all wheels, sized to be compatible with trailer GVWR.

11.2. Automatic slack adjusters.

11.3. Air connector(s) for trailer shall be provided at front of trailer, in a location, which provides

easy access and prevents binding when hooked to the towing vehicle.

11.4. Spring-type parking brakes.

11.5. An automatic air tank drain valve shall be provided for each air reservoir.

12. LIGHTING: The trailer lighting components shall be light emitting diode (LED) technology. Lamp

mounting shall be theft resistant (one-way screws, expansion housings, box enclosures, retaining

plates, etc.). Lamps shall be wired to be illuminated when the headlights or auxiliary driving lamps of

the towing vehicle are lit. All wiring shall be soldered. Scotch locks shall not be used for any auxiliary

wiring.

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SPECIFICATION NO.

TxDOT 070-69-41*

REVISED: NOVEMBER 2006

EOS CLASS CODE: 260030

12.1. The rear of the trailer shall be equipped with a red tail lamp, a red stop lamp, a turn indicator

and a red reflector on each side. The lamps and/or reflectors may be incorporated, and shall

be screw or bolt mounted at the same level and as widely spaced laterally as practicable. The

lamps shall be located at a height of not less than 15 inches nor more than 72 inches above

the ground. These lamps shall be mounted at the rear and shall be protected from damage

while loading or unloading equipment. (Reference Texas Traffic Code §547.352 and

49 CFR 393.11).

12.2. The front of the trailer shall be equipped with two amber clearance lamps and the rear of the

trailer shall be equipped with two red clearance lamps. The clearance lamps shall, so far as

practicable, be mounted on the permanent structure of the trailer in such a manner as to

indicate the extreme height and width of the trailer.

12.3. Each side of the trailer shall be equipped with an amber side marker lamp mounted at the

front and a red marker lamp mounted at the rear. These side marker lamps shall be mounted

so as to indicate the extreme height and length of the trailer. An intermediate, amber side

marker lamp shall be mounted at the mid-point between the front and rear side marker lamps.

12.4. Clearance and side marker lamps may be mounted in combination.

12.5. Each side of the trailer shall be equipped with an amber reflector at the front and a red

reflector at the rear. An intermediate amber reflector shall be mounted at the mid-point

between the front and rear reflectors. The reflectors shall be mounted at the lower portion of

each side but not less than 24 inches nor more than 60 inches above the ground.

12.6. A metal license plate holder with a white lamp for illuminating the license plate shall be

provided at the center or left side of the rear of the trailer.

12.7. A 7-way connector shall be provided on the trailer’s nose for connection of the trailer lighting

to the lighting system of the towing vehicle. The connector wiring shall be in accordance with

the American Trucking Association’s Maintenance Council recommended practice (RP) 107

as detailed in the current Vehicle Maintenance Reporting Standards (VMRS) 34-003. Each

wire shall be labeled as to its function.

12.8. All reflectors shall be housed type with screw or bolt type mounting. Stick-on type reflectors

are not acceptable.

12.9. The lamps or reflectors may be incorporated, and shall be screw or bolt mounted armored

type. Snap-in type lenses and stick-on type reflectors are not acceptable. Sealed beam,

LED, recessed, or rubber-mounted lamps are acceptable if used in conjunction with a modular

wiring harness.

12.10. All electrical wiring shall be insulated and enclosed in a fibrous loom, plastic loom or flexible

conduit for protection from external damage and short circuits. Wiring shall be securely

fastened at sufficient intervals to prevent sagging and insure clearance of mechanical parts.

Routing of the wiring through the sub-frame, deck, etc. shall not interfere with the normal

operation and use or present a safety hazard. A sealed, splice-free modular wiring harness is

acceptable. Rubber grommets shall be used wherever wires or harness pass through metal.

12.11. Each trailer electrical circuit shall be equipped with an automatic circuit breaker for protection

against electrical overloads.

13. CONSPICUITY MARKING REQUIREMENTS: The trailer shall be delivered in compliance with

49 CFR Part 571.108 for conspicuity systems and meet the following minimum requirements:

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SPECIFICATION NO.

TxDOT 070-69-41*

REVISED: NOVEMBER 2006

EOS CLASS CODE: 260030

13.1. Reflective sheeting shall conform to DOT-C2 standards in 3 inch widths where possible,

otherwise 2 inch widths shall be used. If necessary to clear rivet heads or other similar

obstructions, grade DOT-C2 retro-reflective sheeting, may be separated into two each 1 inch

wide strips of the same length and color, separated by a space of not more than 1e inch and

used in place of the retro-reflective sheeting that would otherwise be applied.

EXAMPLES: 3M Diamond Grade

Reflexite Durabrite, or TxDOT approved equal.

13.2. Sides of the trailer shall be marked with 18 inch long sections, consisting of approximately

11 inch red and seven inch white, spaced evenly so as to cover at least 50 percent of the

entire length, beginning and terminating as close to the front and rear as possible. For

example, a 24 foot long trailer shall have a minimum 12 feet of material evenly spaced along

each side.

13.3. The rear of the trailer shall be marked with alternating red and white sheeting across the

entire width, as close to the extreme edges as possible.

13.4. The horizontal member of the rear under ride protection shall be marked in red and white

sheeting across the entire width.

13.5. The edge of the white sheeting shall not be located closer than 3 inches from the edge of any

luminous lens area of any amber lamp.

13.6. The edge of the red sheeting shall not be located closer than 3 inches from the edge of any

luminous lens area of any amber lamp.

14. SAFETY EQUIPMENT

14.1. Lashing rings, recessed mounted shall be provided, spaced 4 foot apart on main deck and

tail. Minimum four lashing rings on the gooseneck. Rings shall be recessed into stake

pockets on the deck, to prevent binding of load tie-down chains. Rings shall accommodate a

clevis grab hook, grade 80, with 19/32 inch throat opening, for tie-down purposes. Rings shall

safely secure equipment weighing up to the maximum payload weight.

14.2. Each trailer electrical circuit shall be equipped with a resettable automatic circuit breaker for

protection against overloads.

14.3. Mud flaps, anti-sail type shall be furnished and mounted behind rear tandem wheels. Mud

flaps shall reach to within eight inches of the ground.

NOTE: Advertisements are not permitted on mud flaps.

15. CERTIFICATION LABEL: A certification label, meeting the requirements of Code of Federal

Regulations CFR49, Chapter V, Part 567, shall be affixed to the front left portion of the trailer, at an

easily visible location. Label shall include the Gross Axle Weight Rating (GAWR) and the Gross

Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR) of the trailer.

16. SERIAL NUMBER: The trailer serial number shall be welded to or stamped into the left front portion

of the frame so that it is clearly legible.

17. SAFETY INSPECTION READY: The unit shall be in compliance with Texas Motor Vehicle Laws upon

delivery, and be ready for inspection and certification by a licensed inspection station.

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SPECIFICATION NO.

TxDOT 070-69-41*

REVISED: NOVEMBER 2006

EOS CLASS CODE: 260030

18. SAFETY PLAQUES OR DECALS: The safety plaques or decals shall describe the nature of the

hazard, level of hazard seriousness, how to avoid the hazard, and the consequence of human

interaction with the hazard. Permanent plaques are preferred to decals. Type, size and location of

product safety plaques or decals shall be in accordance with current ANSI Z535.4.

19. OPTIMUM LOAD POINT: The deck of each side of the trailer shall be permanently marked with a

three inch wide green stripe indicating the range of which the center of gravity of a load would properly

be positioned in order to obtain a weight transfer to the towing vehicle of 15 to 20 percent. The green

stripe shall be easily visible from a ground-level view and top view.

20. PAINTING: The unit shall be painted an approved manufacturer's standard lead free white color,

except for glass, rubber and those metallic accessories or fixtures constructed of rust-resistant or

plated material not normally painted.

EXAMPLES: Du Pont No. 21667

Ditzler No. Dar 2185

Sherwin Williams No. F8W230

21. SURFACE PREPARATION: All surfaces of each trailer, including cross members and long sills, shall

be thoroughly cleaned to remove all dirt, oil, grease, rust, slag, scale, and other foreign matter prior to

priming. The cleaned and prepared surfaces shall be given a shop coat of primer and then thoroughly

dried. The primer used shall be compatible with the finish coat in order to ensure proper adhesion of

the finish coat. The finish coat shall be first quality air drying paint. The minimum dry film thickness of

the finish coat shall be four mil.

22. MANUAL(S): Manual(s) containing illustrated parts list(s) and operating and service instructions for

the unit and engine(s) shall be delivered with each unit.

22.1. The manual(s) shall be as detailed as possible outlining all necessary service and operating

instructions for each unit delivered. Parts list(s) shall cover all components of the unit. Each

part shall be identified by part number, description and component location. Necessary

warnings and safety precautions shall be included. It is requested, but not required, that the

manuals be printed on recycled paper.

22.2. The following additional information shall be provided by the vendor at time of delivery, if not

included in the manual required above:

22.2.1. Manufacturer's recommended service/preventive maintenance intervals.

22.2.2. Recommended fluids, lubricants and their SAE/API equivalents.

23. DATA SHEET: The attached data sheet(s) should be completed and submitted in duplicate for

informational purposes only.

24. MANUFACTURER’S STATEMENT OF ORIGIN (MSO): Vendor shall furnish MSO to the receiving

district with each unit at time of delivery. TXDOT will not accept the unit and process payment without

MSO.

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PART III

DELIVERY, ACCEPTANCE AND PAYMENT

SPECIFICATION NO.

TxDOT 070-69-41*

REVISED: NOVEMBER 2006

EOS CLASS CODE: 260030

1. DELIVERY REQUIREMENTS: Delivery of all equipment on this order shall be completed within the

number of days specified on the purchase order. Any unit(s) not delivered within this time frame may

be canceled from the purchase order or, at TxDOT’s option, an extension may be granted in writing,

whichever is in TxDOT’s best interest.

1.1. If any unit is canceled for non-delivery, the needed equipment may be purchased elsewhere

and the vendor may be charged any additional increase in cost and handling.

1.2. LIQUIDATED DAMAGES: Unless a delivery extension is granted for acceptable reasons due

to circumstances beyond the vendor's control, liquidated damages of $50.00 per unit will be

deducted from the invoice for every working day after the expiration of the number of days

shown on the purchase order until the units are delivered. This provision is not intended as a

penalty but as liquidated damages.

2. PILOT MODEL: A pilot model unit may be requested to be delivered to a district FOB point. In the

event of a split award, TxDOT reserves the right to request a pilot model from each vendor, delivered

to one of the district FOB points for which the award was made. If a pilot model is required, TxDOT

will advise the vendor in writing after award of the order.

2.1. The pilot model unit, if requested, will be inspected and performance tested within five working

days after delivery, weather permitting. The vendor will be notified of any discrepancies by

phone and will receive confirmation in writing. The pilot model unit, if acceptable, will be

received as fulfilling part of the purchase order requirements. All subsequent deliveries of

equipment shall be required to be the same as the accepted pilot model unit delivered except

for optional equipment where specified. ACCEPTANCE INSPECTION AND

PERFORMANCE TESTING OF THE PILOT MODEL UNIT SHALL IN NO WAY AFFECT THE

OVERALL DELIVERY REQUIREMENTS OUTLINED ABOVE.

2.2. Should the pilot model fail, the vendor will be verbally notified within the five working days

provided for acceptance inspection described below, with written confirmation to follow.

3. ACCEPTANCE INSPECTION: All equipment ordered will be subject to acceptance inspection and

performance testing upon receipt. Acceptance inspection and performance testing will not take more

than five working days, weather permitting. The vendor will be notified within this time frame of any

units not delivered in full compliance with the purchase order specifications. If any units are canceled

for non-acceptance, the needed equipment may be purchased elsewhere and the vendor may be

charged any additional increase in cost and handling.

4. PAYMENT: Payment will be made within 30 days after the acceptance inspection has been

completed and TxDOT determines the equipment delivered meets specifications and training is

completed if required, or the day on which a correct invoice for the goods or materials was received,

whichever is later.

5. WORKING DAY: A working day is defined as a calendar day, not including Saturdays, Sundays, or

regularly observed state and federal holidays.

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PART IV

WARRANTY

SPECIFICATION NO.

TxDOT 070-69-41*

REVISED: NOVEMBER 2006

EOS CLASS CODE: 260030

1. WARRANTY: The unit shall be warranted against defects in material and workmanship for a period of

not less than 12 months and shall cover 100% parts and labor for the unit. If the manufacturer's

standard warranty period exceeds 12 months, then the standard warranty period shall be in effect.

The vendor shall furnish the manufacturer's warranty to the receiving district at time of delivery. The

vendor shall be ultimately responsible for the warranty. The warranty begins on the date the unit is

determined to meet specifications and accepted into TxDOT’s fleet.

2. PARTS AND SERVICE: The manufacturer of the equipment furnished shall have an authorized

dealer within the state of Texas or factory-trained personnel available for warranty repairs and the

performance of service within 72 hours after notification by TxDOT. The authorized dealer shall have

factory-trained personnel available for warranty repairs and the performance of service. The dealer

shall also maintain an inventory of high-usage parts and a quick source for low-usage parts.

PART V

OPTIONAL EQUIPMENT

Optional equipment must be identified on the solicitation to be required.

1. OPTION NO. 1: REAR TRAILER EXTENSION – Trailer extension (sloping beaver tail design)

minimum 24 inches in length shall be provided. Loading ramps as recommended by manufacturer

shall be required with trailer extension.

2. OPTION NO. 2: STAKE POCKETS – Stake pockets shall be 2 inches by 4 inches in size; located

inside rail at deck cross members, at the center between the wheels and at the rear of the each side.

(Do not cut cross member flange.)

3. OPTION NO. 3: LOAD BEARING WHEEL WELL COVERS – Load bearing wheel well covers shall be

provided for each of the six tire openings. Material shall be minimum 5/8 inch safety axles tread plate

steel and may be belted or welded in place as recommended by manufacturer, and shall be braced

sufficiently to bear the weight of machinery while loading.

4. OPTION NO. 4: EXTENSION BRACKETS (SIDE) – Heavy-duty 12 inch swing type side extension

brackets shall be furnished, minimum of nine each on each side of trailer. If extra length deck is

specified, additional brackets shall be provided. Manufacturer's recommended side extension brackets

shall also be furnished on the folding gooseneck for easy loading of wide tread equipment.

5. OPTION NO. 5: EXTRA SET OF MANUALS – In addition to the manuals required in Ref. Part II,

Para. 22, one extra set of operator’s, service and parts manuals shall be provided at the time of

delivery.

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SPECIFICATION NO.

TxDOT 070-69-41*

REVISED: NOVEMBER 2006

EOS CLASS CODE: 260030

TRAILER, MACHINERY, DROP OR LEVEL DECK, HYDRAULIC OR MECHANICAL

FOLDING GOOSENECK, TRIPLE AXLE

DATA SHEET

Respondent should insert the requested information and return two copies for informational purposes only.

Requisition Number: Opening Date:

Trailer Make/Model:

Deck Type (level or drop): Gooseneck Type (hydraulic or mechanical):

Net Load Carrying Capacity at 65 MPH: Pounds*

*NOTE: The net capacity shall be an accurate estimate of the weight (payload) the trailer (as built,

including options) can legally transport, when traveling at 65 MPH, with 35 percent of the total

weight transferred to the truck and 55 percent of the weight carried on the trailer’s axle

assembly.

Type and Size of Wheels:

Maximum Load and Inflation Rating: Pounds

Type and Size of Tires: Ply Rating:

Maximum Load Rating: Pounds at PSI

GAWR and GVWR of Trailer: Pounds

Unloaded Deck Height: Inches Swing Clearance: Inches

Gooseneck Clearance Above Ground: Inches

Gooseneck Front Corner to King Pin Dimension: Inches

Certified Trailer Weight: Total weight of empty trailer, equipped as specified, including any options or

special equipment specified on the Invitation for Bids: Pounds

NOTE: If hydraulic gooseneck is furnished, the following engine information is required:

Power Pack Engine Make/Model:

Fuel Type: Number of Cylinders: SAE NET Horsepower:

Warranty period is Months

Name and address of firm nearest FOB point that will provide warranty service and repair parts:

Firm Name:

Address:

Telephone: Individual to Contact:

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SPECIFICATION NO.

TxDOT 070-69-41*

REVISED: NOVEMBER 2006

EOS CLASS CODE: 260030

TRAILER, MACHINERY, DROP OR LEVEL DECK, HYDRAULIC OR MECHANICAL

FOLDING GOOSENECK, TRIPLE AXLE

DATA SHEET (Continued)

If servicing dealer furnishes parts for minor repairs by department personnel, will this affect the warranty?

____________. If answer is "yes" please attach explanation.

Name of Firm Respondent's Signature

Respondent's Phone Number Print or Type Respondent's Name

NOTE: THIS PAGE SHOULD BE RETURNED FOR INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY.

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