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FENCE CONSTRUCTION — metal or wood


This classification applies to the construction of metal or wood fences, including but not limited to chain link, corral-type and wrought iron fences. This classification applies to the installation of fences constructed from synthetic materials. This classification also applies to the construction of street or road guardrails when performed by specialty contractors not engaged in street or road construction.

The construction of street or road fences and guardrails by employers engaged in street or road construction shall be classified as 5506, Street or Road Construction — paving or repaving, surfacing or resurfacing or scraping.

The installation of automatic gate openers shall be separately classified as 3724(1), Millwright Work.

The construction of stone, brick or concrete block fences or walls shall be classified as 5027/5028, Masonry.

The rental, delivery and set up of temporary chain-link fences shall be classified as 8028, Equipment or Machinery Rental Yards.

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FENCE CONSTRUCTION — metal or wood

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