Gravel roof

Gravel roof

A roof built up with a layer of pebbles embedded in the hot tar undercoating; the pebbles protect the tar and break up raindrops.
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In the next two years, the Sunset will replace its gravel roof with a white membrane and upgrade compressors.
We're hoping that when the bid comes in, the economy being what it is, that we will have enough funds to fix the 900-square-foot tarred roof and two small leaks in the 2,700-square-foot gravel roof," said Mr.
The rubber membrane roof on the junior high was installed in 1996, replacing a sand and gravel roof. If the district is not awarded the grant, Mr.
Districts whose school improvements will be limited to repairs but are a priority for funding include Fitchburg's Crocker Elementary School, where sections of the original 1964 tar and gravel roof are still in place, according to the school's statement of interest to the School Building Authority.
SOM's bid stated "remove current gravel" instead of "remove current gravel roof" as requested in the town's bid specifications, Mr.