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The cut and restoration of asphaltic concrete or oil-and-chip surface shall be made in the following manner:
A. Cut: The initial pavement cut shall be made a minimum of one foot (1') wider than the trench on all sides of the trench, a minimum of three feet (3') wide, and the cut in the paving shall be made with a power circular saw or other method as specifically approved in writing by public works.
1. The asphaltic concrete or oil-and-chip surface shall be of grade S, S(x) or equivalent hot bituminous pavement (HBP). The asphalt cement shall be PG 58-28. The minimum depth of asphalt concrete pavement placed over the six inches (6") of class 6 ABC shall be as follows or match the depth of the existing surface surrounding the excavation, whichever is greater:
2. The minimum lift shall not be less than one and one-half inches (1 1/2") thick and the maximum lift shall be two and one- half inches (2 1/2").
3. The new surface shall meet the lines, grades, quality and appearance of the existing surface surrounding the excavation, and be sealed with a chemical as approved by public works. (Ord. 7(2006) § 24: Ord. 8(1991) § 11: Ord. 43(1978) § 2: Ord. 7(1971) § 5(A)(4))