Gravel fill

Gravel fill

Crushed rock, pebbles, or gravel deposited at the bottom of an excavated wall, or footing, to ensure adequate drain age of water.
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Add a couple of inches of gravel along the outer perimeter of the first course to lock the fire pit's blocks in place and to bring the gravel fill up to ground level.
Without the retaining wall, the transportation department would have had to cut down the cedars and Douglas fir trees closest to the highway, replacing them with gravel fill to support the approach to the bridge, Wieseke said.
1) industrial, reinforced Unit Fill, gravel fill, compacted, 37,500.
In the summer, it can be very muddy and very wet, so foundation work, such as placing gravel fill, is often best done when the ground is frozen.
The habitat acreage lost to reserve pits is included below in the estimated acreage lost to gravel fill.
The activities in question include, among other things, placement of approximately 40,000 cubic metres of rock and gravel fill for the extension of the Diavik's existing temporary camp and fuel storage facilities.
larger than the pond walls to minimize digging and the amount of gravel fill needed against the pond walls (Photo 10).
While oil companies say that it's obvious any man-made structure will change the physical environment, they continuously point to their own scientific research showing gravel fill causeways have neither damaged fish populations nor blocked their movements.
In most cases, replacing a small pad doesn't require wire mesh, gravel fill, or even packing down the soil.
Tenders are invited for the work to be performed under this project includes furnishing all labor, materials, travel time, mobilization, equipment and all other work incidental thereto necessary or required to provide the complete gravel fill borrow & topsoil.
A "death strip" of swept gravel fills the space between the original wall and an reconstructed inner wall - the one that faced East Berlin - with cracks just big enough for visitors to peer through.