Belgian block


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Belgian block

[′bel·jən ¦bläk]
(materials)
A stone block used for paving, having the shape of a truncated pyramid, with a depth of 7-8 inches (18-20 centimeters), a base of 5-6 inches (13-15 centimeters) square, and a face opposite the base that is 1 inch (2.5 centimeters) or less smaller than the base.
Any stone block used for paving.

Belgian block

A hard paving stone, typically granite, roughly cut to the shape of a truncated pyramid, where the top is slightly smaller than the base. See also: Stone

Belgian block

A type of paving stone generally cut in a truncated, pyramidal shape; laid with the base of the pyramid down.
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57-63 Greene Street is an above grade 8,354-square-foot property situated mid-block between Broome and Spring Streets, on a quintessentially looking Belgian block street, which enjoys tremendous pedestrian foot traffic 24/7.
Tenders are invited for Work includes, Approx 100 LF of 15" RC culvert pipe (slip joint), 100 LF of 18" reinforced concrete culvert pipe (slip joint), 120 LF of 12" PVC & 15" PVC, 175 unit of repair inlet/manhole, 175 unit of reconstructed inlet/manhole, 200 unit of new casting, including installation, 250 LF of 9"x20" concrete vertical curb, 250 LF of belgian block curb, 200 SY of concrete sidewalk, 4" thick, 30 unit of breakway barricades, 150 SF of construction signs, 25 unit of drums, 50 unit of traffic cones, 2 unit of illuminated flashing arrows, 1 LS of police traffic control, 1 LS of miscellaneous construction.
They are also developing a new parking lot with Belgian block curbs and new landscaping, which will also contribute to the aesthetics of the property.
Additional work includes new belgian block curbing, drainage work, subgrade stabilization, and site restoration.
included an upgraded parking lot and grounds which feature a new free-standing signage, Belgian block curves and extensive landscaping.
Installation of concrete and Belgian block curb, concrete pads, sidewalk, curb ramps, detectable warning surfaces, construction of asphalt and concrete driveways, inlet installation, tree installation, installation of conduit, decorative lights, pole and foundation and restoration of the project area.

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