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Roads Lead to Happiness december 8 - December 18, 2020

What comes after the curbs? The base layer, prime coat and then paving! We spent the past two weeks grading the road, compacting dirt, building rebar, pouring concrete and asphalt. We also flushed our water lines and hydrants, and dealt with some leaking pipes underground.

December 7, 2020

  • Laid sub-base on road extension
  • Built next rebar location box

December 8, 2020

  • Graded sub-base to proper level
  • Installed rebar in new location

December 9, 2020

  • Finished grading sub-base
  • Dug next pad and placed rebar

December 10, 2020

  • Cleaned up curb edge sub-base
  • Cleaned up any messes made and loose debris
  • Put down prime coat for asphalt laying on Dec 11
  • City inspected and approved

December 11, 2020

  • Started and finished laying first asphalt lift
  • Continued digging new rebar pad

December 14, 2020

  • Rain delay for part of morning
  • Continued digging new rebar pad
  • Added final pieces to current foundation pads for concrete pour
  • Began flushing water lines with chlorination until chlorine is depleted from water

December 15, 2020

  • Cut a square of asphalt to retrieve a water line that was faulty
  • Continued building other rebar for concrete pour soon
  • Continued digging next foundation pad

December 16, 2020

  • Began water line pressure testing as well as hydrant testing
  • Continued digging next foundation pad
  • Assembled rebar for placement

December 17, 2020

  • Continued digging next foundation pad
  • Continued building foundation walls
  • Finished pressure testing, all tests passed
  • Cleaned up site of debris and any other materials

December 18, 2020

  • Continued cleaning up site of debris and any other materials
  • Continued digging next foundation pad
  • Concrete poured at 5:30am
  • Continued flattening dirt along curbing for hydroseeding