Week 8 – Retaining Wall Forms

Rain is in the forecast starting on Sunday so we went by the site today before it got all muddy.

There is a small excavator on site with a pile of some sort of fill material.

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Here is a shot of the the form for the retaining wall.

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Another angle of the wall.

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Akash was very excited to sit in the excavator.

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Here is a shot of behind the wall.

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Better shot of the excavator and fill material.

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Week 6 – Retaining Wall Steel

The rain has stopped and work is progressing again. When I arrived on Saturday, I was greeted by this sign.

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I also noticed we had a new water meter box since our original one was crushed by the rig used to drive in the piles.

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At the top of the site, all the structural steel for the retaining walls was almost complete.

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These will be some pretty beefy retaining walls since they are right up against our neighbors property line as well as along the back of the lot. There was a crew there finishing up all the steel, and they are on track to pour them on Monday. If I’m able, I may try and swing by and get some video of the pump truck pouring the footings.